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Stand Up Comedy and the Essay, aka Louis C.K. Meet Michel de Montaigne

It could be a joke, two men walk into a bar… But no Taylor Reinhart links standup to the essay to Michel de Montaigne himself. Continue reading

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The Funny in the Novel

What to do when her agent says her novel (about the Black Panthers) isn’t funny enough? Judy Juanita learns standup. And lives to tell the tale (and jokes) Continue reading

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