Jerry is a daily columnist for 94.5 Roxy radio in Olympia Washington. He has performed and published over 1700 essays, featuring humorous commentary on the cultural aberrations of modern society. The column, “America Ya Gotta Love It,” subtitled “Essays in Human Misunderstanding,” is a continuation of a series of writings and observations dating back to 1983, when Jerry did standup comedy in the Pacific Northwest. In 1987 he created, produced, and hosted a live comedy talk show called “Funny Guy on the Prowl” on Thurston Community Television. The show was well received and lasted for 13 years. At the turn of the century he began an online commentary known as Cynic’s Sideline, which later morphed into the current radio and blog format. Having successfully completed 3 marriages, and a significant period of single parenthood, Jerry describes himself as an analytical optimist, ready to think critically, but firmly believing in the basic goodness of humanity, even if it does sometimes follow annoying and predictable patterns. As Mr. Farmer puts it, “All cynics are secret romantics, but you still won’t find biscotti in a bowling alley.”
He’s not sure what that means either.
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By Jerry Farmer
Published: March 20, 2011.
Jobe Carson. Private Detective. Single Dad. Inveterate Grouser. And now he's back.
This time he's running down a serial killer who's picking off folks jogging in the woods. But what's killing them? And can Jobe and his fractious family find a clear trail to the answer before someone else DNFs permanently?
The exciting sequel to Jobe's Daughter and the second in the Jobe Carson series.
By Jerry Farmer
Published: March 15, 2011.
Jobe Carson didn’t want to be a private detective. But his wife mysteriously disappeared while she was out on a run. Suddenly, at 49, he has to deal with the collapse of his old world and shouldering the responsibilites of being a single dad to three kids. That and solve an unusual crime involving the dissection, dehydration and shrink-wrapping of an unlucky victim.
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