Jokes that Matter — A Belle Lettre by Wally Wallins

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“So, what’s the problem with women who are nice?” I asked her. I sat on the tangerine-orange couch. I just got finished with my act at Joe Dirt’s Comedy Club and I sometimes stopped by on my way home — something I tended to do when Pearl’s husband was out of town.

“It’s a big problem,” Pearl said. She liked to read about the problems with our culture, and the problem that…