Congratulations, You Have Been Invited To Hawktoberfest, by Dan Caprera
Dear Mr. Kensington, It is with great joy that I tender to you my deepest and sincerest “congratulations.” Over the past few decades, you have been an avid yet discreet patron of the Phillip Hendricks Institute of Ornithological Fraternity. And, considering the many anonymous donations t... [Read More]
Ralphie May’s ‘WTF’ Revealed the Smart, Thoughtful, and Sensitive Soul Behind the Big Personality and Big Laughs
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron began recording interviews in his garage for WTF, he probably never envisioned that the show would eventually become a sort of living, evolving museum of contemporary standup ... [Read More]
@JacobPierce015 Is on Both the Funny and Political Sides of Twitter
I found Jacob Pierce’s Twitter account by happenstance while scrolling through my newsfeed because someone I follow had retweeted him. I spent the next hour reading all his tweets (he is rather prolific online) and getting shushed for giggling in a library. Unlike most of the people inter... [Read More]
@JacobPierce015 Is on Both the Funny and Political Sides of Twitter
I found Jacob Pierce’s Twitter account by happenstance while scrolling through my newsfeed because someone I follow had retweeted him. I spent the next hour reading all his tweets (he is rather prolific online) and getting shushed for giggling in a library. Unlike most of the people inter... [Read More]
Jordan Firstman Needs a Feature
Jordan Firstman is now competing with himself for the best short of 2017. Co-starring a pitch-perfect Craig Chester, Call Your Father shows what happens when a 24-year-old goes on a date with a 50-year-old, but it’s so much better and deeper than that logline, because Firstman i... [Read More]
The Writers’ Room: A Documentary, by Matt Corluka
Imagine a place with the musical genius of Jared Leto and the geological wonder of the La Brea Tar Pits. Two conflicting entities: One sucks any and all into its depths, robbing those that come close of their vitality and preserving them in a sort of perma-death, and the other is the La Brea Tar [&h... [Read More]
The Writers’ Room: A Documentary, by Matt Corluka
Imagine a place with the musical genius of Jared Leto and the geological wonder of the La Brea Tar Pits. Two conflicting entities: One sucks any and all into its depths, robbing those that come close of their vitality and preserving them in a sort of perma-death, and the other is the La Brea Tar [&h... [Read More]
@IrvingRuan on Being Both a Comedian and an Asian-American Comedian
Irving Ruan is a writer and performer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s written for McSweeney’s, Funny or Die, and other places on the internet (more info can be found on his website). He performs with his troupe Comfort Zone despite the fact that he still sometimes feels uncomfortable... [Read More]
Introducing: Kai Smythe, a Man You’ll Wanna Meet
“What the hell did I just watch?” will be what you ask yourself after witnessing the stylings of Australian comedy musician, Kai Smythe. And then you’ll click another video. And another. And then…you’ll basically be out of Kai Smythe videos, which is a crying... [Read More]
Introducing: Kai Smythe, a Man You’ll Wanna Meet
“What the hell did I just watch?” will be what you ask yourself after witnessing the stylings of Australian comedy musician, Kai Smythe. And then you’ll click another video. And another. And then…you’ll basically be out of Kai Smythe videos, which is a crying... [Read More]