Today's Chuckle - Harlan Collins

Harlan Collins

Harlan Collins follows in the footsteps of his illustrious journalist father, Tom Collins, who, in 1948, created Today's Chuckle, featured daily in newspapers nationwide. Harlan continues the tradition, contributing daily to this fifty-year-old feature. Collins has written a book, published by Putnam, entitled Today's Chuckle: 2500 Great One Liners for Every Occasion, honoring this historic half-century milestone. Today's Chuckle is syndicated nationwide by the Tribune Syndicate and holds the distinction of being the most widely syndicated front-page feature in the world.

Collins is currently EVP of Strategy & Marketing at Global Media Transfer, a software/hardware solution for the entertainment industry, transferring and monitoring metadata projects on a global basis.

Prior to joining GMT, Collins served as a VP at VITAC Corporation, Creative Director of Voxworks Technologies, Creative Director and COO of The Movie Treasury and Creative Director of Gelula/SDI.

Harlan Collins' songs have earned him accolades and gold records for his musical contributions to artists such as Barbara Streisand and Olivia-Newton John, and he became one of the few artists signed to Beatles manager Brian Epstein's cutting edge label, Nemperor Records. Harlan has also composed and arranged music for the award-winning TV show Sesame Street and the cult classic film This Is Spinal Tap, and has performed as a featured musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Collins is, additionally, the author/composer of over a dozen musicals, including Highlander - A Celtic Opera (_www.highlanderopera.com_) and Underwing (_www.underwing.tv_).

Collins attended New York University, majoring in film and drama. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

Harlan Collins Samples

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The only way most people see the light is by continually opening the refrigerator door. Monday, November 24, 2014. A stitch in time used to refer to sewing, now it's a term in astrophysics. Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Whenever you feel lost in the darkness just light up your smart phone and use your GPS. Monday, November 17, 2014. Having children is one of life's most rewarding experiences. Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Give some people enough rope and they'll learn to macrame. Monday, November 10, 2014. There's no shame in failure, as long as you don't put it on your resume. Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

For some people, attending to matters of the spirit just means taking a trip to the liquor store. Monday, November 3, 2014. You know who your friends are. Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

It's best to forgive and forget ... as long as you don't forget what you've forgiven. Monday, October 27, 2014. Nowadays, a friend in need is someone who wants you to 'like" their stupid pet video. Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

After we're gone, we all want to be remembered the same way: selectively. Monday, October 20, 2014. We have to be strong for our children, so it's best to wait until they go to school to start your uncontrollable sobbing. Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

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