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How to Start Your Career in Comedy: A Guide for College Students

So you want to work in comedy when you grow up?

First of all, I'm really glad you’ve started reading Splitsider. You already know the first step of building a comedy career: learn as much as you can about the industry.

Second of all, are you reading this during class? Because you should seriously be paying attention to your professor, underpaid adjunct faculty member, and/or TA. The article will still be waiting when class is over.

If you want a career in comedy, you’re probably wondering what you can do to get from Point A: Where You Are Now, No Comedy Career, to Point B: Amazing Comedy Career, Life Dreams [...]

Merry Michael Bublé Christmas to You and You and You

If you like smoothly sweeping melodies and creamy, velvety voices (and who doesn't?!), every year is A Michael Bublé Christmas. But this year NBC is pouring even more X-mas Bublé into all our glasses via a Dec. 6 holiday special. In addition to songs, it'll feature digital shorts starring the Bubes and Ed Helms and written by CollegeHumor's Dan Gurewitch and Ben Joseph. Drink in the sophistication of Michael Bublé's holiday sweater like thick, spiked eggnog straight from the punch bowl of comedy. Goes down smooth, doesn't it?

Make Yourself Comfy with Abra Tabak #3: Owl Moon with Dan Gurewitch, Brandon Scott Jones, and Silvija Ozols

Oh, hello! In this week’s episode of "Make Yourself Comfy with Abra Tabak," Dan Gurewitch (CollegeHumor), Brandon Scott Jones (Grandma’s Ashes), and Silvija Ozols (The Stepfathers) join Abra in improvising a world where Daniel Craig gets cut, restaurants are for going ape shit, and flat asses shouldn't even bother.

CollegeHumor's Anime Goes on a Date Blurs the TV/Web Line

Videos like this show just how blurry the line between TV and web videos are, at least in terms of production quality. Think about shows like Party Down and Delocated and how cheaply they're made. Now watch the above video. Granted, Party Down had no use for special effects, but it's still striking to see something so slick that was made exclusively for the web.

Left Handed Radio: 'Where Were Your Parents?'

On this holiday-flavored episode: Field recordings of the rare North American laughing owls, a clerk tries to find a lost boy's parents, Tanner makes things difficult for his mom, a complicated base system, a father leaves messages for his absent dad, a man interviews for a salary, Matt invites you to join Matt Little's Exquisite Little Horse Club, a kid wants a laser bracelet from the prize machine, a fantasy videogame speaks in palindromes, and inebriated time travel is finally possible.

This month's show was written and performed by Adam Bozarth, Dan Chamberlain, Matt Little, Taylor Moore, and Anna Rubanova with special guests Dan Gurewitch, Brandon Guyla, [...]