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Punslinger Results 2013

Thanks Andy Balinsky, successful Pun-Off contestant and loyal volunteer who oversees contestant registration every year, we have a mindmap that shows Punslinger contestant match-ups by round as well as topics. Well done!

Punslinger Contestant pairs and Pun Topics

Newly Discovered Pun-Off Coverage

Thanks to David Moye for his May 18th article in Huff Post Weird News.

Also a shout out on his short post and photos by Arthur VanRooy in The Horn

Hey, we just found them!! Don’t make us come and get you. Send us your link….

Official Results – Pun-Off 2013

The 36th Annual O.Henry Pun-Off World Championships is now history in a big way!

Punniest of Show Results

Returning for his 5th year of competition, multi-year winner Benjamin Ziek of Glendale, California bounced back from an off-year to claim a very rare “two-fer” as he snagged first place honors in both Punslingers and Punniest of Show competitions. Contestant “double threats” are not unusual in the Pun-Off, but for one contestant to win both top prizes in the same year is almost unknown. Continue reading

Today’s Pun – September 7, 2012

Name the best Punniest of Show entry to use star wars?

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Punster in the News

2012 Winner of the P. O. T. Y. Award Bob Dvorak was interviewed by his home town newspaper. Bet you didn’t know that he’s an engineer too.

Radio Interview too

Gary Hallock, Pun-Off emcee, and 2011 P. O. T. Y winner John Pollack, author of the book “The Pun Also Rises,” were interviewed on Hartford, CT public radio WNPR on May 30, 2012 by Colin McEnroe. The program was an hour-long celebration of puns and wordplay.  You can listen here.