Thursday, August 21, 2008

Neal Stephenson is profiled in this Wired article in preparation for the release of his new book Anathem.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

My favorite history blog, The Edge of the American West, takes a break from history to post two funny muppet videos. First, Cookie Monster discusses trends in snack foods with Stephen Colbert. Second, the Count sings.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Ricky Gervais presents the inspiration for The Office in this Saturday Night Live film.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Final Jeopardy is a blog with video clips of every day's Final Jeopardy answer and question.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

This Washington Post article profiles Adam Chodikoff, The Daily Show's "investigative humorist."

"Chodikoff, 37, doesn't perform on the show or write the gags that pepper Stewart's take on the day's news. But as the show's chief researcher and video wiz, he's the vital link in the program's comedic ecosystem. Chodikoff's job is to dig through the vast quarry of TV news footage to find the nuggets that form the program's pointed, often eye-opening "reporting." In a manner of speaking, he's an investigative humorist."

Monday, April 21, 2008

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Supercuts are video montages created by obsessive superfans from "every phrase/action/cliche from an episode (or entire series) of their favorite show/film/game." collects a list of supercuts in this post, including every couch opening from the Simpsons and every "yeah" from the movie Fargo.