Caitlin Kunkel (@KunkelTron) on Tweeting Lots of Tiny Observations
Caitlin Kunkel is a comedy writer and satirist who lives in Brooklyn. She created and teaches the Online Satire program for The Second City and is a co-founder of the comedy and satire site for female writers, The Belladonna. Her first satirical book, New Erotica for Feminists, comes out in November... [Read More]
‘Phantom Bread’: So Dumb, So Fun
It seems too easy: a Phantom Thread parody about a baker called Phantom Bread. Know what? It is that easy. Written by and starring Anna Salinas and Heather Alarcón Higginbotham, and deftly mapped to the source trailer by Colin Pierce, this sketch is the thing we never knew... [Read More]
Essential Advice for Your First Party, by Matt Corluka
If you’re here, in my class, then you already know my story. Until I was 21, I’d never been to a party. And then everything changed. I went to a party, I learned the tricks, and yes, it was the first and last time I felt alive. Let’s begin. Congratulations! You’ve been invite... [Read More]
The First Episode of ‘Hard Nation’ Is a Relic of a More Hopeful, Less Terrifying Era
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time Here at Pod-Canon, we like to commemorate endings and/or milestones by traveling back to the very beginning to the kick-off episodes that launched some of our favorite podcasts. Sure enough, E... [Read More]
The First Episode of ‘Hard Nation’ Is a Relic of a More Hopeful, Less Terrifying Era
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time Here at Pod-Canon, we like to commemorate endings and/or milestones by traveling back to the very beginning to the kick-off episodes that launched some of our favorite podcasts. Sure enough, E... [Read More]
The First Episode of ‘Hard Nation’ Is a Relic of a More Hopeful, Less Terrifying Era
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time Here at Pod-Canon, we like to commemorate endings and/or milestones by traveling back to the very beginning to the kick-off episodes that launched some of our favorite podcasts. Sure enough, E... [Read More]
@AyoEdebiri on Everyday Absurdity and Cool Teens
Ayo Edebiri is a Boston-born, Brooklyn-based comedian and writer. She wasn’t good enough for the Celtics but is making this comedy thing work. She’s in the sketch group Lo-Fi and currently works at The Rundown on BET.  This week, Edebiri talked to me about finding absurdity in every... [Read More]
@AyoEdebiri on Everyday Absurdity and Cool Teens
Ayo Edebiri is a Boston-born, Brooklyn-based comedian and writer. She wasn’t good enough for the Celtics but is making this comedy thing work. She’s in the sketch group Lo-Fi and currently works at The Rundown on BET.  This week, Edebiri talked to me about finding absurdity in every... [Read More]
‘Beethoven’s Producer’ Shows the Changing Tide in Digital Comedy
It’s been nearly two years since we featured Chuck Armstrong and Charlie Stockman’s work, and in that time, digital comedy’s landscape has changed quite a bit. “Our new sketch is specifically about a content gatekeeper ruining an artist’s work in the name of commercial ... [Read More]
Long Works of Literature Made Shorter—and Better—with the Addition of Dinosaurs, by Matthew David Brozik
Atlas Shrugged “Who is John Galt?” The light was ebbing, and Eddie Willers could not distinguish the bum’s face. The bum had said it simply, without expression. But from the sunset far at the end of the street, yellow glints caught his eyes, and the eyes looked straight at Eddie Wi... [Read More]