Rule one of freelance writing: accept rejection with grace.
McSweeny’s Internet Tendency editor Chris Monks catalogues some of the rudest responses to his rejections of humor writers’ submissions to the site.
In fraught games of power politics, sometimes the best revenge is not being exiled to die alone on an island in the South Atlantic.
Appreciating the dad joke.
A BabyCenter message board post launches a writer into an investigation with hilarious results.
Sometimes, the review is better than the film it reviews.
A personal essay in which author Michelle Tea writes about discovering, through stand-up, the potential for humor to heal trauma and bond people.
But who’s Area Man? In an era of fake news crackdowns, satirical newspapers aren’t adding up.
Sloane Crosley faces the music. Jared’s music. Knock it off, Jared. Jared?! Jared!!!
When an American exchange student discovered that the Germans never lose anything.