Comedy

Obama Maron

Obama Talks Gun Control, Racism, Voter Apathy, and Fatherhood in Arrestingly Frank ‘WTF’ Interview

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At the start of Marc Maron’s hour-long interview with President Obama in his newest WTF podcast, the comedian, despite having recorded over 600 episodes of the show, was clearly nervous about the superlatively high-profile guest. He even seemed to be breathing heavily. But Maron soon calmed himself sufficiently to pose some thorny questions for the President.
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Female Dinosaur

Male Dinosaurs Are Not Capable of Understanding ‘Jurassic World’

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Yesterday, New York Post film critic Kyle Smith published a piece explaining why women are not capable of understanding Goodfellas. Meanwhile, earlier this week, a critic at the Guardian published a review of Jurassic World, noting that it passes the Bechdel test on account of its female dinosaurs. Interestingly, within Flavorwire’s extensive paleontological archives, we found a female dinosaur’s response to the latter film, and noted that this relic bore similarities to both of these other exemplary writing specimens. Prehistory, it seems, repeats itself.
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Jerry Seinfeld Writes a Letter Home From the PC War Trenches

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Dearest Jessica,

I write this to you from the garage, having returned from a jaunt in another one of my expensive, pornographically shot cars with another one of my famous, successful friends. (Julia says “Hi,” by the way.) As you may have heard, the latest battle in the PC Wars is raging: I said some inflammatory stuff about racism and sexism again, and now I must fight for nothing less than the Fate of Comedy Itself.
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