The Humor of Melvin Durai

Humor columns, satire and other funny stuff

Meena realized that something terrible had happened in America when she received a WhatsApp message from her 73-year-old father in Chennai, India. “Hope you all are safe,” the message said. Seconds later, Meena received another text, this one from her Nigerian friend, Yetunde, who lived just down the street. “A coup! I can’t believe we …

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There’s a belief among many Americans that President Donald Trump is a habitual liar, that he tells lies as naturally as he applies orange tanning cream to his face. But a new book titled “Truth-Teller Trump” contends that Trump does not lie. He just speaks in acronyms. One example cited by the author comes from …

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Students at Case Western Elementary School were excited on Tuesday to attend the first debate between Donny Crump, incumbent president of the student council, and challenger Joey Widen. Social studies teacher Chris Willis agreed to serve as the moderator. Mr. Willis: “Welcome to the student council presidential debate between fifth grader Donny and sixth grader …

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