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Rapper's Delight - Performed by Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant

Just in time for the song's 40th anniversary, I edited together the voices of Siri, Alexa & Google Assistant to make their first ever rap collaboration, a cover of the hip-hop classic, Rapper’s Delight. Yes, this is the kind of thing TV editors do when they're unemployed.
posted by lemonshush on Sep 10, 2019 - 2 comments

Cooking Is Coping: One Funny Recipe a Week

I'm a standup comic in NYC and I cook to cope with the stress of a midlife career change to something with no path to stability. Let me just tell you, I cook a LOT. I'm writing these recipes down and sending them to my mailing list once a week. You can see the first recipe here, with more to come every week for at least the next three months.
posted by chinese_fashion on Jun 12, 2019 - 0 comments

18 short plays about Python and programming

At the PyGotham 2018 tech conference, Jason Owen and I presented "Python Grab Bag: A Set of Short Plays", inspired by the Neo-Futurists' show "The Infinite Wrench". The 40-minute video is up on YouTube and my blog post links to the script and slides, credits the crew and cast, deep-links to the specific timecodes for individual plays, and gives citations for the references we made. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Mar 29, 2019 - 1 comment

Standup/Storytelling 12" Vinyl distributed by Dischord Records

My first album of standup and storytelling came out digitally in June of this year (previously) and I started an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds to press a limited edition of the record onto hot pink vinyl. That campaign was fully funded, and the records are now in production. And as of today, venerated DC punk rock label Dischord Records (Fugazi, Minor Threat) will be distributing the 12" vinyl version of my album! You can preorder a copy here. [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Aug 22, 2017 - 0 comments

'And I Am Not Lying' - My first album of standup and storytelling

I'm a standup comic and storyteller in NYC, been a member of the blue for a long time. My stuff has been on 'This American Life' and The Moth's podcast - and my very first album of standup and storytelling just came out today! It's available on iTunes/Amazon/Google Play, and I'm also running an IndieGoGo to raise funds to press it on hot pink vinyl. You can also hear a sample track about my band with piano-playing chickens, and see video of another story featured on the album. [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Jun 9, 2017 - 1 comment

Find out what's #TRENTing from a brash cartoon character

Short comedy video series: Trent is a sort of Max Headroom for the social media era — but only sort of. He lives inside the matrix, telling you what's #TRENTing, in a brash style — mixing a Scandinavian accent with a Brooklyn attitude. In this episode, Trent weighs in on the Ghost in the Shell controversy, the Vice President's rule about dining alone with women, and your search history being up for sale. WARNING: "Mature" language. [more inside]
posted by edlundart on Apr 1, 2017 - 2 comments

Nebula One, a cartoon set in space

I've created a fun and hopefully good-looking new animated series set in space. There are three short episodes, and they're all in one video. Later episodes — assuming I'll have the time and inclination to keep going — will reveal that the mission for these astronauts is establishing a sports franchise in space, for television. But for now, dodging space rocks and worrying about avatars takes up most of their time. Enjoy! [more inside]
posted by edlundart on Mar 1, 2017 - 2 comments

Brian & Lindsay Will Totally Eat That

I created this show - the first video series from our media network MaximumFun.org. It's called Brian & Lindsay Will Totally Eat That, and I made two very nice young people eat all kinds of weird stuff and I'm very proud of it.
posted by YoungAmerican on Sep 1, 2015 - 1 comment

Live standup/storytelling: 'New Yorkers Scream At Each Other When They're Being Nice.'

I told this story at The Moth's 'Grand SLAM' in Brooklyn a while back about the time that I was just trying to take the subway home and eat an entire container of Ben and Jerry's ice cream when my groceries spilled all over the train and I got in a screaming match with a really nice lady. [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Aug 20, 2015 - 3 comments

Box Vs. Can

Since the beginning of time man has wondered, "What receptacle is superior, the box or the can?" This web series aims to answer that question. [more inside]
posted by skeleton69 on Jul 21, 2015 - 0 comments

Scorched Earth

Follow an opportunistic, money-minded piranha -- and his unsuccessful assistant -- in the comic strip Scorched Earth. Described as "3 panel goodness!" by Crowd Share user MisterJ. [more inside]
posted by tbatc on Apr 28, 2015 - 0 comments

Rabbit, Rabbit

A short play I wrote for a holiday-themed new works festival. Some of the video quality is a bit shaky, but the whole play is there!
posted by xingcat on Dec 7, 2014 - 0 comments

The Painful Threshold

The Painful Threshold is a brand new podcast based on the UK-style panel show format, where all the questions asked to the panel are determined by the audience submitting questions to the show's Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook page. Episode one has just been posted (at the main link), and the panel features Kittysneezes contributor Jenny Byfield, Seattle comedian Nick Decktor and KEXP DJ Troy Nelson (also of the excellent band The Young Evils).
posted by Rev. Syung Myung Me on Oct 5, 2014 - 1 comment

Juggling videos with a narrative arc.

Most jugglers today post "look-what-I-can-do" videos. This month, I tried to buck the trend by creating a juggling video with short vignettes and concrete narrative arcs.
posted by ThomThomThomThom on Dec 19, 2013 - 0 comments

Comedy Video - More Rock, Less Talk

A comedy video about a Classic Rock radical vs. a Classic Rock moderate. We put a lot of work into it. It's five minutes long, which I realize is on the long side, so thanks for taking a look. [more inside]
posted by skeleton69 on Oct 7, 2013 - 0 comments

Jew On This! - What is Purim?

Join the surreal web series Jew On This as they attempt to answer the question that many non-Jews have: "What is Purim?"
posted by You Guys Like 2 Party? on Feb 22, 2013 - 4 comments

Our First Babysitter

Just in time for Halloween, here's a new comedy improv short that my wife and I made. She stars, and I directed. New parents get a very special visit from their first babysitter. It's Spooktacular! Starring Adria Dawn (NCIS, Nip/Tuck) as Raven, and guest starring Joel Stoffer (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) and Thanna Vickerman (Ultimate Reality.)
posted by MythMaker on Oct 26, 2012 - 0 comments

Learnin' With Vermin: Episode 1, Chapter 1

My good friend Mike Fitzgerald's comedic web series about political issues, featuring none other than noted political expert Vermin Supreme. I have Story credit, and many of my dear, sweet, delicious friends are actors in this.
posted by Sticherbeast on Aug 20, 2012 - 0 comments

Hipster Holocaust: A Very Short Film

This horror comedy short I directed is an 80s slasher trailer found on an imaginary VHS tape for a film that doesn't exist. Probably NSFW.
posted by You Guys Like 2 Party? on Jun 13, 2012 - 6 comments

Blogologues: Younger Than Springtime

Hi all! Our company has been experimenting with this crazy comedy project in which we perform the internet, completely verbatim. We've done a bunch of one-night engagements of the project with new themes every time, and for the first time ever we have a 16-performance run. We're performing weekends through May 5th in the west village of NYC. [more inside]
posted by paperdolls12 on Apr 17, 2012 - 0 comments

International Waters

International Waters is the pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws don't apply. Hosted by Jesse Thorn, produced by Colin Anderson, head writer Jordan Morris. Featuring Janet Varney, Paul Scheer, Josie Long, Tom Parry and celebrity guest film director Rian Johnson. [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Feb 27, 2012 - 2 comments

Pre-Recorded Late Night

It's a comedy show of interviews with absurd fake guests, plus improv scenes, sketches and other funny bits. [more inside]
posted by jayfrosting on Jan 28, 2012 - 1 comment

Elevator Madness

In our latest improv short, my wife, Adria Dawn and I explore what happens when a pregnant woman gets trapped with a self-proclaimed pregnancy expert. This is a slightly twisted take on how soon-to-be parents really feel sometimes. We hope you enjoy it.
posted by MythMaker on Nov 25, 2011 - 0 comments

Gifted Police Sketch Artist - Video

I directed this short comedy sketch for a friend's comedy group. Check it out and pass the word along! Hoping to break 20,000 views by the end of the week! [more inside]
posted by KWile on Jun 22, 2011 - 0 comments

WTF with Marc Maron: the Public Radio Show

WTF is a popular podcast hosted by comedian Marc Maron. He interviews comics (and once in a while non-comics) about their lives and how their minds work, and generates really amazing insights. Since I'm a public radio producer, I talked Marc into making a limited-run public radio series out of some of the best episodes of the show. My colleague Nick White helped. You can listen to (and review) the episodes at PRX.org.
posted by YoungAmerican on May 17, 2011 - 2 comments

Citation Needed Podcast

For over a year now, I've co-edited a blog collecting the best hilariously bad entries from wikipedia (previously discussed in the blue here.) Now I've decided to try and turn it into a comedy podcast! The first episode is up now.
posted by JoeGoblin on Feb 9, 2011 - 2 comments

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