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There Is No Such Thing as a Smart Fart Joke

It’s kind of good and fun, or at least strangely comforting, to have this positivist attitude about comedy and comedy writing, that if you just apply the magical alchemy you can turn any subject matter into a clever, witty bon mot. This idea that, like, “Hey, sometimes it’s tough, but if you you’re good enough, you can make smart jokes about any topic. That’s what makes comedy so great!” It always kind of reminds me of that thing in sales culture, where they’re like, “Hey buddy, if you’re a good enough salesman, you can sell anything to anyone.”

Well I’m here to tell you that you can’t sell anything to [...]

Left Handed Radio: 'How Did You Know it Was Banksy?'

On this episode: a housecat ruins a man's life, a hotel guest finds more than a mint on his pillow, all the cold cuts keep disappearing, Trevin loses a fight with a street artist, Nancy Grace has a new show, a man of real passion seeks public office, Boss Man's got some questions that need answering, a pair of watchmen need watching, and a man most likely ate a zeppelin.

This month's show was written and performed by Adam Bozarth, Dan Chamberlain, Matt Little, Taylor Moore, and Anna Rubanova, with additional material by Brandon Scott Jones

All original music by Dan Warren. Check out his podcast, The International House [...]

How '30 Rock' Cut the Kraft Cheese Product Placement Deal

"It’s the Kraft Product Placement Comedy Hour. Sponsored by Kraft Singles. Made with Milk. It's the cheese that won World War II (Don't ask how)." That's some pretty sweet, overt product placement action right there and Kraft didn't need to push at all for it. Adage explains that the 30 Rock producers came to Kraft with the idea fully formed and ready to go. Product placement is no longer dreaded, as many showrunners have been able to embrace it. It's just part of the territory now for shows, especially savvy shows like 30 Rock or Community, who aren't doing super well in the ratings and could use the [...]

There's Some Really Weird Shit Coming to Community

According to this definitely serious and not a joke tweet by Community creator Dan Harmon, there's some pretty strange stuff coming to an upcoming episode of the show. As a huge fan of fart jokes and non sequiturs, I'm 100% on board with this.