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The Missing Links: That Second That Screwed Up the Net

The Internet Doesn’t Want You To Miss One Single Second You’ve wasted hundreds, thousands, tens-of-thousands, probably hundreds-of-thousands of precious seconds on the internet (not the time you’ve spent on mental_floss, of course). So why should the internet care if you want one of those tiny little seconds back? * Where Do Criminals Disappear To? When you hear about criminals [...]

11 Famous People Who Started as Lowly TV Writers

Becoming a comedic icon doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years and years of hard work. In some cases, this means paying your dues as the low-level member of a sitcom writing staff – a rite of passage for many successful comics, actors and directors. Here are 11 notable examples. 1. Norm Macdonald: Roseanne The deadpan comic [...]

Portuguese Translations of Judd Apatow Movie Titles

Previously, Miss Cellania shared a link about the humorous mishaps that often ensue when American films are sent to audiences around the world. If you’re a Judd Apatow fan, you’ll especially appreciate Splitsider’s post ridiculous Portuguese translations of Judd Apatow movie titles. The author – a self-described Portuguese fan of comedy – offers his humorous assessment [...]

The Late Movies: Indie Comedy

I keep coming across comedy videos that I classify as “too weird for a single blog post.” I think they’re funny, but are they enough for one post? Probably not. Then I had a bright idea — on the eve of Thanksgiving, why not dump a whole bunch of weird comedy in your laps? Enjoy. [...]