Get an early start on your abs or at least the part centered around the laugh muscles, by reading Dave Barry on Bailing out 2008. Chris just read it to me and I'm still drying my eyes. Dave Barry is probably one of my favorite comedic writers, next to Jack Handy, Erma Bombeck, and Monty Python or whatever the writer's name was/is. See Mr. Python's sample below if you question his brilliance.
Bridgekeeper: What... is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
King Arthur: What do you mean? An African or European swallow?
Bridgekeeper: Huh? I... I don't know that.
[he is thrown over]
Sir Bedevere: How do know so much about swallows?
King Arthur: Well, you have to know these things when you're a king, you know.