If you're interested in writing humor or writing about humor, there's a two-day event at the PIT in New York this month called the Humber Print Humor Workshop that's set to be packed with comedy writing experts. The event takes place October 18th and 19th and includes several panel discussions and author Q&A sessions with agents, editors, authors, and bloggers who know a thing or two about the world of print humor. Poking a Dead Frog writer Mike Sacks will be moderating several panels — including one with Splitsider's own Adam Frucci — and other writers from Cracked, Vulture, Wired, GQ, and more. To check out the [...]
Alright! Yeah! Now that's what I'm talking about! Ladies and gentlemen, I heard this candlelight vigil was going to be off the chain, but even I didn't see this one coming. It looks like just about everyone in Bloomdale came out tonight, and I know all you crazy party animals have only got one thing on your minds: finding Caitlin Ashfield and bringing her home safe and sound! Woo!
You know, when I first learned that one of our own had been reported missing, I knew what we had to do for our beloved daughter, sister, friend, and Bloomdale High School classmate: throw the wildest, rowdiest, most ass-kicking candlelight vigil the world has ever seen — and you people did not [...]
I’m assigned to write a profile of acting legend John C. Reilly. It’s an assignment of a lifetime. Wait. In a lifetime. It’s an assignment in my lifetime. In preparation, I decide to watch his films to study his technique. There’s just one problem: I still can’t figure out Netflix.
The day of the interview, I ride my skateboard 7 miles from my apartment to meet him at a restaurant that turns out to be next door to my apartment. So that’s why I suggested that deli, I realize after 3.5 miles.
I walk through the door to see acting [...]
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