Over the past 36 jears, the Pun-Off World Championships contestant wordplay has been preserved in numerous video recordings. George McClughan started the tradition in the late 80’s using Austin Community Access Television (ACTV) equipment, recording on 3/4 inch U-matic reels. Before he tragically passed away, he assembled a 10-year retrospective tape (1989-1999) from his collection. (Come to the Friday, PUNY dinner when we plan to watch some of it together.) Continue reading
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Over 36 jears of punning, film makers have tried to capture the Pun-Off World Championships heart-stopping stories, most notably, the celebrated Pun-Smoke: Search for the Worst. Therefore, we are pleased to announce this latest tall tales effort by Wildwood Docs.
“ART OF THE PUN: A DOCUMENTARY” is a character-driven feature documentary in pre-production now about puns, punsters, and the art of punning as set in Austin, Texas and the 36th Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. We want to get to know YOU and highlight your role in the world/community of punning you love so much. Continue reading
Name the best Punniest of Show entry to use star wars?
Popular 1974 Ray Stevens musical tribute to nudist runner?
Punniest of Show contestant Alexandra Petri from Washington D. C. who finished a very respectable 4th place in her first Pun-Off wrote about her experience in her Washington Post blog. We joked that she’s quite a dish, but she’s really a philosophical writer!
The judges gored her routine 36 points.