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, 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.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Philosophers ponder whether we are a random accident in an uncaring universe or merely escapees from the cosmic clown school. Monday, October 13, 2014. Always treat your parents with deference and respect, at least until they buy you the new iPhone.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

There's not much point in wishing upon a star if it's going to take 200 million light years to receive the request. Monday, October 6, 2014. If you can keep your composure when crisis occurs, you must have already picked a fall guy.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Never underestimate the power of a sermon ... to put you to sleep. Monday, September 29, 2014. Most marriages start off solid as a rock, and then things get rockier. Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Depression is ... finally getting to the Pearly Gates only to find someone else has already stolen your password and taken your place. Monday, September 22, 2014.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

When science has increased lifespan to the point where we live to be 150, does that mean our children will still be living at home until they're 75? Monday, September 15, 2014.

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