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Monday, July 10, 2017

Joke of the Week: Separation Anxiety

Posted By on Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 6:30 AM

It's Monday, which means it's time for your weekly dose of locavore levity: the Joke of the Week! This week's joke comes from Essex Junction's Damien Harshbarger. Take it away, Damien…

We are in the middle of a divorce right now. The media is our crazy mother confronting our insane father about where he has been all night and why that Russian man walked out of a hotel room holding hands with him. All of us are just the kids sitting at the top of the stairs wondering if it's our fault.

About That Joke
Says Harshbarger: It's amazing what the news will inspire me to write as I'm watching it on the TV at the gym. This joke just came right out of nowhere and I think it is a clever analogy of where we are as a country right now. Hang on, everyone!

Meet the comedian, Damien Harshbarger

I am a guy that has survived a very unconventional childhood and came out on the other end a successful adult with no criminal record and a decent credit score. I have always known I wanted to be an artist and, by combining my childhood, standup and my unique perspective, I am achieving just that.

See Him Live
Harshbarger is a regular at comedy open mics in Burlington, including at the Skinny Pancake on Mondays and Drink on Tuesdays.

Think you can do better?

We're always looking for jokes from local comedians. We publish one joke each week, and you can read through previous ones here.

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