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Creating New Possibilities: Talking with Nato Green

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Comedian Nato Green discusses performing political standup, revolutionaries, and the way forward for tired capital-L Leftists.

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What to Read When You Want to Read Funny Women

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Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter.

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Ye Olde Fart Jokes

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Meanwhile in England, a troupe of 24 modern day pilgrims re-enacted Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, walking the 1637 pilgrimage route and raising money for the National Literacy Trust. The group stopped at the landmarks mentioned in the tale and each pilgrim told their assigned character’s story with full audience participation, anachronistic twists, and sock puppeteering; the […]

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Is Me Really Monster?

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Via McSweeneys: “When me get back to apartment, after cookie binge, me can’t stand looking in mirror—fur matted with chocolate-chip smears and infested with crumbs. Me try but me never able to wash all of them out. Me don’t think me is monster. Me just furry blue person who love cookies too much. Me no […]

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Rejected

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Artist Hally McGehean has been selected for Time Out New York’s list of hot “spring singles.” Now usually we’d never link to a piece like that, but we like this one… mainly because Hally has been rejecting our managing editor since he was 17. Update: Also on the list? Author Aryn Kyle, who recently read […]

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Like a Molotov Cocktail… But Funny

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Three of our favorite comedians, W. Kamau Bell, Nato Green, and Janine Brito, are unleashing a guerrilla stand-up comedy tour on America: Laughter Against The Machine. Click the link to learn more, and check out their sweet promotional video after the jump:

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Missing Chicago

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Katie Gillett’s Post-Grad Hipster’s Guide to Inhabitable U.S. Cities didn’t include Chi-Town and the good folks at Chicagoist have taken notice.

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5,318,008

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I’m glad there’s a wikipedia entry for 5,318,008 = BOOBIES, and many other entertainments from algebra class:

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Lucky San Francisco

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Comedian and Rumpus contributor Kyle Kinane (who Zak Smith calls “the best comedian I’ve ever seen”) will be performing at the Punchline in San Francisco this weekend. If you live in the Bay Area, don’t miss out. Click here for showtimes and tickets. For those of you that don’t live in SF, check out Rumpus […]

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Google’s Morbid Algorithm

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“Google confirmed widespread rumors last night that it will soon launch an invitation-only beta-testing program for its controversial Android phone App, Word Count. According to a press release posted on the Google Lab Team blog, the App will make use of the Lab Team’s recently designed algorithms and a controversial piece of software known as […]

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