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V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016

Weird Wonders

Taming of the Ostrich

A few years ago I was walking around my neighborhood, minding my own business. Two men whom I had never seen before approached me, speaking a strange language.

“Who are they? What do they want? Are they a threat?” I wondered silently and watched them from the corner of my eye.

The one closer to me held a stick by his face and it began to make noise. I was in shock.

“What is this? Witchcraft?” I reeled. Then it became pleasant. I lost myself in the whistling. I began to dance in a way I never had before. I was mystified. It was like my consciousness had been taken over by a higher power.

I regained my footing and left as the man nearest to me shouted something in a pleasant tone.

I will never forget that day.

V.25 No.28 | 07/14/2016
emotiroi auranaut via Compfight

Event Horizon

Hand to Mouth

Friday, Jul 22: Finger Mouth

The hilarious dark tale of one girl's journey through the "what's real?" world of possible mental illness.
V.25 No.23 | 6/9/2016
Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher
Robin Von Swank

Comedy Matters

All’s Fair in Love and Comedy

A conversation with Kosher Kasher and Natty Leggs

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher speak with us about their new endeavors, dating in the comedy scene and chasing that “first-time feeling.”
Courtney Foster
Rob M

Comedy Matters

Whiskey, Laughs & Butterflies

A first foray into standup comedy

Fuck it, what's the worse that can happen?
V.25 No.22 | 06/02/2016

The Daily Word in Dragons, The Lonely Island and Heroin

The Daily Word

Another cyclist was hit and killed by an Albuquerque driver.

I want a baby dragon.

Have you tried any Instagram diets?

Would you rather...” with The Lonely Island. (Yes. Yes, everything with The Lonely Island)

Hey! Can we play trade-sies real quick? I have a gun, you have some heroin so why not, ya know?

German Government officials decided they actually did commit genocide. HUH.

What a teacher in Colorado Springs did to prevent any of her students from committing suicide might make you cry.

Gawd, another independent candidate that's running for president?

V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016

Event Horizon

An Odd Adventure (for an Otter)

Wednesday, Jun 1: Otter's Odd Adventure

World premiere performance of a new work for narrator and orchestra by the creator of "Too Much Coffee Man Opera."
V.24 No.29 | 7/16/2015
Jim Norton

Comedy Matters

Seriously Funny

Jim Norton on comedy, prostitution and PC culture

Jim Norton will tears at your nerve endings and make you feel like you’re on the brink of a cliff.
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V.24 No.21 | 5/21/2015
Eddie Izzard

Comedy Matters

Perfectly Sculpted

Eddie Izzard and the political formation of comedy

Comedian Eddie Izzard provides more than a trickle of awareness.
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V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
Maher navigates the political cesspool with panache.
photo courtesy of billmaher.com

Comedy Matters

Offended by the Offended

Bill Maher confronts politics, religion and the far left

Bill Maher talks to Genevieve Mueller about his roots and the liberal problem of political correctness in anticipation of his May 2 appearance.
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V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
And yet he looks so normal.
Photo courtesy of the artist

Comedy Matters

John Mulaney’s Delicate Weirdness

Boy-next-door comedian talks stand-up, SNL and human absurdity

Don’t let the innocent persona fool you—John Mulaney’s comedy cuts to the heart of weird humanity.
V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Alpha-grump Bryan Cook
Shereen Younes

Arts Feature

Brothers in Smarm

Comics Bryan Cook and Derek Sheen transport odd-couple dynamic to the Guild

Like two peas in a raging and observant pod, Bryan Cook and Derek Sheen hit the Guild for a double whammy of hilarity.
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V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015

Book Review

Texts from a Hilarious Mind

Texts From Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters

A simple premise—literary characters and authors texting—leads to hilarious results.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
What Migizi Pensoneau (left) and Bobby Wilson “do in [their] spare time.”
Ryan Red Corn

Comedy Matters

This Ain’t No Drum Circle

The 1491s won’t be pigeonholed

Native comedy troupe the 1491s fight racism with ridiculousness. And they’re headed this way.
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V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
A Load of Hooey

Arts Feature

We’re All a Bunch of Silly Billies

Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey

A Load of Hooey

Don’t call him Saul: Bob Odenkirk has a lot to tell the world—and most of it’s pretty silly.
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V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Chomps will talk to you—if you’re food.
photos by Bruce Wong

Comedy Matters

Chomps the Cat Is Burque’s Sassiest Commentator

She’s a cat who interviews food. Don’t ask it to make sense—just let the weirdness wash over you.

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