Follow Friday: @JohnRoderick

Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are truly worthy enough to have all of their witticisms transmitted to you, the ever busy comedy fan trying to navigate through an increasingly congested internet. Every Friday we’ll make your life a little bit easier by introducing you to an individual that you might not know about who consistently makes us laugh and momentarily forget that other days of the week exist.

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When John Roderick (@johnroderick) is not singing and playing lead guitar for The Long Winters, or answering Merlin Mann’s phone calls on the funny and insightful Roderick on the Line podcast, or writing a monthly column for Reverb Monthly, he stays in the most dangerous hotels in the country.

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Warning: This is the part when things got weird.

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Never tell John that staying in a subpar hotel is a first world problem.

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Or that hotels used to be better.

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Roderick is skeptical of your motivations behind going to business school.

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He was gentle and understanding to those disappointed in the lack of a rapture.

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John is concerned that nerds are slacking off a bit.

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Roderick knows what a two time Secretary of Defense is up to.

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He has thought a lot about Sesame Street.

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And Reservoir Dogs.

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John’s tolerance on spiders varies on the situation.

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Roderick thinks some of you are more talented than Kurt Cobain.

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He knows the secret to happiness.

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But isn’t fully knowledgeable on tattoos.

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Roger Cormier wants to make piece with the spiders.

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