Posts by Bridge & Humor II

Bridge & Humor: A Zia Mahmood Anecdote

By Ana Roth • 9 June, 2017

Zia Mahmood

Source: WHAT A LIFE! by Sam Leckie. Tuesday, 17 June 1997

Bridge & Humor: Shakespeare Bridge

By Ana Roth • 13 April, 2017

In the JACOBY MODERN version of Shakespeare, we find that Romeo and Juliet had met at a bridge club.

Bridge & Humor: A Message

By Ana Roth • 28 February, 2017


Thirteen I kibitzers surrounded the players in a slam-bound bridge game at the Kansas City Athletic club.

Bridge & Humor: Gene & Jack By Jack Dempsey

By Ana Roth • 11 February, 2017

Bridge cartoon webster 2

Not so long ago I sat behind a friend of mine who was playing a game of bridge. He’s rated as one of the stars; plays brilliantly and …

Bridge & Humor: Expert Skill, Amateur Luck By Oswald Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 10 February, 2017

Usually even the unluckiest of experts comes out all right against a very bad bridge player. This time the bad bridge player’s ineptness let to defeat for the expert.

Bridge & Humor: Common-sense? NO, It’s Kibitzer Now! …19 Oct 1929,

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2017

They’ve Renamed that “Little Old Man” Who Sits Back and Tells You How and Why, and It’s a Good Name, too.

Bridge & Humor: You Must Bid By Ely Culbertson

By Ana Roth • 5 January, 2017


1933: Up in a Boston suburb, a contract club is holding a pair tournament for men, so eight of the wives of the players engaged in the tournament decided to have their own games on tournament-nights with…

Bridge & Humor: Culbertson Divorce Hearing

By Ana Roth • 20 December, 2016


Judge: You wish a divorce. Mrs. Culbertson?

Bridge & Humor: Cupid Has Grand Slam on Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 10 November, 2016


Bridge Expert Engaged To Wed Texas Tennis Star After 5-Day Courtship.

Bridge & Humor: In general, and in particular By Oren Lidor

By Ana Roth • 31 October, 2016


Moses is 95 years old and still functioning! He goes to the swimming pool every morning, he shops by himself, still drives his car and… plays bridge once a week with