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Bill Rodgers

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Bill is a comedy writer and author living in Austin, Texas. He is currently writing a series of short-form humor books, offering a funny take on historical events. Bill's view through the lens of modern day social media provides a fun look at history. When Bill was young, he tried to make his friends laugh and shoot milk out their noses. Now that he's older, he tries to make his friends laugh and shoot scotch out their noses. Bill is a graduate of Austin College and works as a business consultant. He has also studied comedy and film writing with notable teachers and writers. Bill's comedy writing has taken many forms, including jokes, sitcom scripts, action-comedy screenplays, and short stage plays. He has written comedy sketches performed ...more

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The Oil Field Night Before Christmas

The Oil Field Night Before Christmas by Bill Rodgers

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the patch,

Not a roughneck was stirring, not even to scratch.

The drill pipe was stacked by the derrick with care,

In hopes a new drill bit soon would be there.

It had all gone so well for the first thousand feet,

And it looked like the schedule might even be beat.

But all came to a stop wh...

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