National Absurdity Day

November 20, 2020 | By pkelley | Filed in: Topics 4 Toastmasters.

Table Topics to Ponder

absurdity of a flying spaghetti monsterAbsurdism definition is – a philosophy based on the belief that the universe is irrational and meaningless and that the search for order brings the individual into conflict with the chaotic and irrational universe.

In comedy, Absurdity is farce.  Nonsense.

Non sequitors: friends are like potatoes, if you eat them, they die

Where His Noodleness (spaghetti monster) falls in all this we may never know. Meanwhile …

Questions to Ponder

You are asked to redesign US coins that appeal to youth while preserving patriotic dignity.

    • quarter,
    • dime,
    • nickle,
    • penny,

Q:  Which cartoon characters do you place on each coin and why.

Q: What’s the weirdest odor you have ever smelled that tasted delicious


the weirdest taste that smelled so much better than it tasted?

Q. What is the most absurdist thing you possess?

  • What were you thinking? Explain yourself
  • Tell us a history story about this thing.
  • If pets could talk, how would they describe that thing
  • Describe your relationship with this thing

Q. What are the most absurd things you’ve seen people do for attention.

Q. Describe an absurd conspiracy theory that you would like to start

Q. Which sports would be more entertaining if someone spiked the Gatorade

Q. What was the most absurd conversation you ever had or heard in movies or real life.

Q. Bigfoot, Hoop Snake, Lochness and a Jackalope are in your kitchen baking cookies what do you do?


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