Sorry, I Can’t Help Myself

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has just been indicted. His crime?

Taking the citizenry for granite.

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

26 thoughts on “Sorry, I Can’t Help Myself”

      1. We mustn’t tar his reputation. I suspect he is lava-ble and he might pull through these gravel-egations if he can rally his basalt around him.

    1. It’s not clear they have anything concrete on him. I guess it’s not a question of either/ore.

    1. Be gneiss, now. We have to wait for the convection. Our justice system does derive from the Magma Carta after all.

  1. I think I can forgive that bad pun, in light of the awesomeness that was RBC’s list of jokes riffing on New Jersey.

  2. You all made my day, I haven’t laughed this hard in days. My taste in humor is sadly plebeian. Rock on!

    1. You might enjoy Andy Zalzman’s endlessly contrived and seemingly endless (or a least unendurable) Pun Runs on The Bugle Podcast.

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