Mark Twain

Electric Comedians

Garrison Keillor, Meat Loaf, Bob and Ray, Jiminy Cricket, etc.

"I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison." -W.C. Fields


"We believe that electricity exists because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it. But we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires." -Dave Barry


"In the early 1980s, I got into a war with my management. They just kept on suing me and I lost everything. So I had to go out on tour to make sure the electricity stayed on." -Meat Loaf, musician

Nikola's Memorable May, and The Donald

May Birthdays

On May 1, 1888, Nikola Tesla was issued seven patents that literally made our world. Together with an eighth patent issued two weeks later, Tesla laid the foundation for an alternating current-based electric grid.