I’m Sorry That My Self-Driving Car Didn’t Think the Ren Faire Was an Impenetrable Obstacle, by Sarah Hutto
To the good people of my town, I would like to apologize, again, for the unfortunate incident in which I am sorry to have been involved two weekends ago. No one is more sorry than I am that my self-driving car failed to recognize the Renaissance Festival as a group of pedestrians to be avoided. [&he... [Read More]
I’m Sorry That My Self-Driving Car Didn’t Think the Ren Faire Was an Impenetrable Obstacle, by Sarah Hutto
To the good people of my town, I would like to apologize, again, for the unfortunate incident in which I am sorry to have been involved two weekends ago. No one is more sorry than I am that my self-driving car failed to recognize the Renaissance Festival as a group of pedestrians to be avoided. [&he... [Read More]
Jesse Camp and Mike Denied Hijacked ‘Going Off Track’ in a Bizarre, Morbidly Fascinating Episode
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Former MTV personality Jesse Camp is the ultimate Warholian cult celebrity. At one point Camp had the profile and popularity to command a million-dollar recording contract for a hair metal debut f... [Read More]
Biniam Bizuneh (@biniambiz) on Erratic Behavior and Radical Honesty
Biniam Bizuneh is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He’s the creator the web series LieGuys, and most recently he performed on the Vans Warped Tour, served as a consultant on Billy on the Street, and made his televised standup debut on the Viceland show, Flophouse. This week Bizuneh ... [Read More]
Biniam Bizuneh (@biniambiz) on Erratic Behavior and Radical Honesty
Biniam Bizuneh is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He’s the creator the web series LieGuys, and most recently he performed on the Vans Warped Tour, served as a consultant on Billy on the Street, and made his televised standup debut on the Viceland show, Flophouse. This week Bizuneh ... [Read More]
Two Weird Videos You Should Watch Today
Sometimes there are days in the This Week in Web Videos column where we profile not one but two projects we feel you, our audience, should be aware of. Today is one of those days. We bring for your consideration and (we hope) enjoyment two perverse descents into comedic absurdity. Let us know what y... [Read More]
I Stand Vigilant Before Master’s Sarcophagus and Yet Heroes Keep Breaking into His Tomb, by Matt Corluka
For centuries, I have had the honor of protecting Master’s sarcophagus. I stand motionless, and am surrounded by dust; by rot; by a silence that can last decades. I am stronger than most; the wraiths have left. The goblin slipped away one night. I am stronger than most, but…as the years... [Read More]
‘Master of None’ Brilliantly Taps into the Exhausting, Mechanical Nature of Dating Apps
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I got a match!” There are more than a fair share of subversive romantic comedies on television right now. This ... [Read More]
Shantira Jackson (@tira_son) on Babies, Grandparents, and Trolls
Shantira Jackson is a writer for the upcoming BET show 50 Central, a former writer for Cards Against Humanity, and a Second City Mainstage Alum. She is unapologetically Black and loves ice cream. Follow her on Instagram at @tira_tira_tira. This week, Jackson shared with me three of her favorite... [Read More]
A Web Video Sensation Two Years in the Making
TV actor Ben Giroux has been making internet videos for 10 years, often with musician and collaborator Jensen Reed. Nothing new there. What is new for the duo is spending $30k and two years of work on not even 5 minutes of internet content that, over the past week, has amassed ov... [Read More]