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    • An Acorn No More 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Why, after reading and grading countless college and high school composition papers lo these many semesters, would I become a “reader” for the College Board Advance Placement (AP) English Language and Composition exam?
    • "'The best of Detroit comedy' wraps up FNL series" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-04-20)
      "The Friday Night Live series came to end for the season with a sensational performance by 'The best of Detroit comedy,' featuring comedians H.B. Sanders and Mike Green. Having worked with such comedians as Tim Allen and ...
    • The Chronicles of Seminarnia 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      A humorous essay on the subject of seminars.
    • "FNL guest gives record-breaking performance" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-10-26)
      "The fall Friday Night Live 'Greatest Hits' series wrapped up its fifth performance of the year with comedic guest Michael Dean Ester. An FNL favorite, Ester returned for the fourth time on Oct. 22 with an act that keeps ...
    • "FNL presents double dose of comedy" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-04-07)
      "The Friday Night Live (FNL) series treats students and guests to several nights of comedy throughout the year, and this treat of free entertainment is even sweeter when two outstanding comedians perform on the same night. ...
    • "FNL series continues with comedian Mitch Fatel" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-09-29)
      "It's the second time he's appeared on the OU stage, and it's the second time he has left the audience rolling with laughter. Comedian Mitch Fatel returned to Oakland Sept. 17 with an arsenal of jokes that kept the Friday ...
    • "Friday Night Live features comedian Auggie Smith" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-11-10)
      "On Nov. 5, Friday Night Live audience members were graced with the presence of 14-year comedy veteran, Auggie Smith. Smith's rapid-fire delivery of politically savvy and cultured material is just one of the reasons his ...
    • "Friday Night Live winter series starts strong" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-01-15)
      "After three weeks vacation and a week full of new classes, Oakland University students were entertained by the first Friday Night Live performer of the winter semester, comedian Maria Bamford."
    • How to Tawk Noo Yawk 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2009-10-01)
      Humorous reflections on regional accents in the United States.
    • Imported Instructions, or, “The Almighty Switch” 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2005-10-01)
      Unintentional humor in product manuals created in countries other than the USA
    • The Joys and Perils of World Cup Fever 

      Rorke, Stafford C. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      The following is written as a guide to assist faculty, colleagues and students toward understanding the cyclic aberrant behavior that occurs in selected individuals who fanatically follow the World’s most popular sport.
    • "Kivi Rogers well worth the wait for FNL audience" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-01-27)
      "Nothing was going to stop Friday Night Live guest Kivi Rogers from performing at OU on Jan. 23, not an audition for the final episode of 'Friends' or plane cancellations, not even the Michigan cold and snow. The show was ...
    • Oh Doctor, My Doctor 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2016-01-01)
      Satirical story about author's medical history.
    • "Residence Halls Programming presents 'Greatest Hits'" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-09-02)
      "Summer is over and now it's time for lecture halls and exams ??? and also loads of laughter as the Friday Night Live comedy series returns Friday, Sept. 3. The fall 'FNL's Greatest Hits' series features a solid lineup of ...
    • "Second City sketch comedy coming to OU" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2001-10-04)
      "For the third consecutive year, Oakland University and the Student Program Board are bringing the Second City Comedy Troupe to perform on campus on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. at Varner Recital Hall."
    • "SNL's Darrell Hammond coming to OU Sept. 10" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-08-30)
      "Saturday Night Live's political comedian and satirist, Darrell Hammond, will perform at OU on Friday, Sept. 10, as part of this year's Presidential Leadership program, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. In the ...
    • "Substitute comedian delivers original performance" 

      Oakland University (Oakland University, 2004-03-22)
      "Comedian Sabrina Matthews might think that being a substitute is one of the worst jobs on earth, but she made it look easy March 19. Matthews filled in for the originally scheduled Friday Night Live act, comedian Elvira ...
    • The Oakland Observer 1966-04-01 

      The Oakland Sail, Inc. (The Oakland Sail, Inc., 1966-04-01)
      Librarian Attacked: IBM Scores at Kresge! ; FB Voted In ; Appleton Lessens Load for Charter ; Coup Conquers! ; UFO's Spotted on Campus; Saucer Mystery Solved! ; Chancellor Varner Quits! Charlie Brown Gets Post ; FBI Searches ...
    • The Oakland Post 1991-04-01 

      Oakland Sail, Inc. (Oakland Sail, Inc., 1991-04-01)
      Clean-up Day to wage war on litterbugs ; Gaining new respect ; Financial aid cut for 347 OU students ; Insight on culture ; AIDS support group requests student help: Courses offered to increase awareness ; Wild wind wreaks ...
    • The Oakland Post 1992-04-01 

      Oakland Sail, Inc. (Oakland Sail, Inc., 1992-04-01)
      The Jokeland Post ; Marroitt Lauded ; Parking structure ; Football Pep Rally ; WOUX Recognized ; Lah-Lah-Pallooza II ; Free Books ; Pioneer "IT" T-shirts ; Computer money distributed; put to good use in museum ; Plan to ...