V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
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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.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
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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
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.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
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
Ryan Red Corn
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.
V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
Jumpin' Shitcakes!, Right?
Pete, Drinker of Blood
Pete, Drinker of Blood might not be Scott S. Phillips’ most recent hilarious novel, but it’s the one we had.
V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
A professor, a reporter and comedy
In The Humor Code, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner travel the world testing their theory about comedy and asking questions about what makes something funny.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis
The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.
V.22 No.33 | 8/15/2013
Jack Handey is Real
And he is funnier than you
The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure
To all would-be comedians: Jack Handey of “Deep Thoughts” fame did it 30 years ago, he did it smarter than you, and he continues to be funnier than you.