‘McSweeney’s’ Editor Chris Monks Talks Patreon, Paying for Humor, and the Jerk Folder
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency has provided the web with “almost daily humor” for almost two decades. Over that time, how we use the web, and how we profit from it, has changed drastically, but McSweeney’s has remained more or less the same in both spirit and business model. I... [Read More]
Please Support the Patreon for ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’
If you read a site like Splitsider, chances are you also read—and/or have submitted your original work to—McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the online arm of Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s Publishing. It’s been posting “daily humor almost every day” since 1998.... [Read More]
Please Support the Patreon for ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’
If you read a site like Splitsider, chances are you also read—and/or have submitted your original work to—McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the online arm of Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s Publishing. It’s been posting “daily humor almost every day” since 1998.... [Read More]
Inside Humor Writing with ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’ Editor Chris Monks
Many have come to view McSweeney’s Internet Tendency as one of the preeminent places to view humor writing on a daily basis. Covering everything from smug babies to bids for pope, the site cultivates eclectic pieces that manage to be both funny and culturally relevant. The pieces are reviewed ... [Read More]
'McSweeney's' Highlights Sarah Silverman's Latest Album 'We Are Miracles'
by Megh Wright "But unlike [Jack] Benny, Sarah is too often mistakenly taken at face value. Maybe because she goes to such frank and provocative places or maybe because she's an attractive woman, Sarah doesn't nearly get the credit she deserves and more than occasionally finds herself a lightning ro... [Read More]
H. Jon Benjamin Narrates an Animated McSweeney's Story in "Ballad of a WiFi Hero"
by Megh Wright Recently New York magazine decided to combine three great things — a funny McSweeney's story by Mike Lacher, retro video game-inspired animation, and the masterful narration talents of H. Jon Benjamin. The result is the above web video "Ballad of a WiFi Hero," which valiantly e... [Read More]