Dear Son, Does God Ever Laugh At The Devil? Is not being able to read the menu a good excuse? Dear Son, I wonder if God ever laughs at the devil, because sometimes, I just have to laugh at all the pathetic excuses I make for not wanting to exercise or eat a balanced diet. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.