Teaser #3

Ooh, we’re in the final countdown now (cue music). Here is a fun story with a hidden teaser message: Last night I ate dinner at Joe’s Steakhouse. Darn good, by the way. I got the…

12DB, Day 6: Time Travel Test

This is a test of my experimental time travel blogging application. The time is recorded as 2:35pm, Tuesday, January 6. If this works, I will have sent the first successful time traveling blog post in…

Plug: T.H.I.S

I usually don’t like to point out other funny things online, because I like for you to come here for all your internet hilarity (what more do you need, Greedy McLaughstoomuch?), but I feel I…

Lauren Pineapple

Sometimes I’ll meet a person who seems aware of an inside joke, but he or she is the only one on the inside. Most of the time I have no idea what they’re talking about,…

View Mail #17: Perpetually Topical Comedy

An aspiring humorist writes: Dear Conlan, I’m an aspiring humorist. Standup comedy specifically. And I love doing topical humor… you know, real “ripped from the headlines” stuff. Nothing kills an audience like an up-to-date zinger….