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    Hear Logic Commit Murder in Audiobook Clip From His Debut Novel, SupermarketThe rapper’s debut novel, the dark comedy Supermarket, is out today.
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    I Was Raised by StormBlack Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on how the Marvel heroine influenced his activism.
  3. This Comic Is Like Sliding Doors, Except TerrifyingIce Cream Man is one of the most unsettling series on the market today.
  4. How Sex and the City Landed at HBOIt was a choice between ABC, HBO, or a movie company.
  5. An Excerpt from ‘TITLE 13,’ by Michael A. Ferro Thirty-seven pages of highly classified TITLE 13 material were reported missing at the Chicago Regional Census Center on Wednesday […]
  6. An Excerpt from ‘Paul Ryan Magazine’: Proust Questionnaire, by Anna Heyward Paul Ryan is the unofficial magazine of the Speaker of the House, brought to you by the team behind The Neu Jorker. Edited by James H. Folta […]
  7. An Excerpt from ‘The Best American Emails,’ by Amanda MeadowsYou’re Invited to a Screening of ~HOCKEY JERKS~ To: amandasjunkmail@ymail.com From: thescreenery@screenery.film Subject: You’re Invited to a […]
  8. An Excerpt from ‘Man vs. Child: One Dad’s Guide to the Weirdness of […] WHAT WILL TODDLERS EAT? Food used to be one of your top five things—remember brunch?—but toddlers ruin food. You try to serve them […]
  9. An Excerpt from ‘Danger…With a Hard G’ by Matthew David Brozik “You won’t mind if I ask to see some identification, I’m sure. It’s precinct policy.” The cheerfulness of the property clerk behind the […]
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    How Back to the Future Replaced Eric StoltzAn excerpt from Caseen Gaines’s We Don’t Need Roads.
  11. Read an Excerpt from Aziz Ansari’s New Book ‘Modern Romance’Aziz Ansari’s new book Modern Romance hits bookstores on June 16th, but today he shared a lengthy excerpt from the book with Time about how his […]
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    Excerpt: New Game of Thrones CompendiumThe history of Robert’s Rebellion.
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    How Kristen Wiig’s Emotional Saturday Night Live Farewell HappenedAn excerpt from the upcoming expanded edition of the oral history Live From New York.
  14. Read Some New Excerpts from the Updated ‘Live from New York’ BookThe new and extended version of Tom Shales and James Miller’s SNL oral history book Live from New York isn’t out until September 9th, but in […]
  15. ‘SNL’s James Downey on Working with Norm Macdonald and Getting Fired for […]Saturday Night Live has employed hundreds of comedy writers in its four decades on the air, but no writer has been associated with the show […]
  16. George Carlin on How He Came Up With Material, Advice to Young Comedians, […]I just released an e-book called Conversations with Carlin: An In-Depth Discussion with George Carlin about Life, Sex, Death, Drugs, Comedy, […]
  17. Read a Bit of Julie Klausner’s New YA NovelThe very funny Julie Klausner has a new young adult novel, Art Girls Are Easy, coming out on e-book tomorrow and in print next month, and […]
  18. No Worries: Chris Gethard’s Awkward Adventure in TijuanaWith the exception of a five-month stint in Los Angeles, I’ve spent my entire life living in New Jersey and Queens, and it shows. I am a […]
  19. Trying to Know Mitch HedbergThe following is excerpted from Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk with Me, specifically the chapter about his experiences touring with his hero, Mitch […]