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A Funny Thing: Melanie Hamlett's Winter Was Coming

Our story this week: Melanie Hamlett was a gung-ho feminist out to pave the way for strong women everywhere, but a crippling handicap in the icy heart of the Wyoming Winter forced her latent sexual confusion to the surface in a season of self-shaming, lazy date rapists, and masturbating at the public pool.

Melanie Hamlett is a comedian, storyteller, world traveler , and two-time Moth storyslam winner who has contributed to Marie Claire, Nerve.com, and the great travel book Leave the Lipstick, Take the IguanaYou can catch her performing in Adventures with Melanie Hamlett at the Under St. Marks Theater in New York on the 3rd monday of every month at [...]

A Funny Thing: Kim Kutt is the Beauty and the Beast

Our story this week: Comedian Kim Kutt was enamored with the Spanish handsome, Gaston. But their earliest dalliances hit nothing but snags, and when Kim went the extra mile she found herself crossing some lines. Lines like the Threat of Mass Murder Line and the Stalking Outside Your House Line, amongst others. Why must we destroy what we love, Kim?

Kim Kutt is a comedian in New York. Follow her on Twitter @tablefullofcrap.

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A Funny Thing: Lisa Kleinman Says Come On, New York

Lisa Kleinman moved to New York for the big dreams, the bright lights, and the infinite possibilities. She ended up with a secret life, pregnant legs, and a roommate named White Shoes. It's the best things in life we never see coming.

Lisa Kleinman (@lisakleinwoman) is a storyteller at the P.I.T. in New York and an actor for the UCB Sketch titan BEIGE.

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A Funny Thing: Hayley Bing is Drinking Pee and Taking Names

Hayley Bing was dating a nice boy who happened to be friends with the biggest asshole in the world. One time he gave her a beer that was really his own urine. It got worse, and when it spread to muffins, Hayley hatched a plan for revenge. We won't spoil the big reveal at the end of Hayley's tale, but let's just say she has the last laugh.

You can follow Hayley on Twitter right here, @thehayleybing.

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A Funny Thing: Caitlin Brodnick Loses Her Mind to Lose a Few Pounds

Caitlin Brodnick thought diets were fun. Really. But then she made herself a lab rat in the cult-like laboratory of the Great American Infomercial. Cast as a "Before" in a meal-plan experiment for television, what wouldn't she sacrifice for the horrible "After"?

Caitlin is a comedian and storyteller in New York and on the internet @caitybrodnick. See her host the story show Shut Up! at the PIT in New York.

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A Funny Thing #26: Killer Moves with Jim Santangeli

This week, a 10-year-old Jim Santangeli dances face first into murder. Only by surrendering himself to the rhythm of life and summoning the ghost of Jimi Hendrix's iconic 1967 Monterey Jazz Festival performance can he redeem himself! But will lil' Jim go too far? Yep.

Jim told his story at the amazing Animated Stories, a monthly live storytelling show where the winning story becomes an animated film. Check out past winners and so much more. (Our favorite animated story is by SNL's Kate McKinnon!) Go get tickets to Animated Stories!