comedy

punchline

This Twitter Bot Is Generating Jokes and It's Funnier Than You

Headlinertron is processing comedy specials to create its own jokes.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.22.18
net neutrality

Burger King Trolled Customers to Perfectly Explain Net Neutrality

In a new ad spot, the fast food chain uses Whoppers to teach customers about net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.24.18
"What Do You Do For a Living?"

A Former Clickhole Writer Made a ‘Content Bot’ That Will Probably Become My Boss

It’s already won a comedy competition and is currently applying to be Poet Laureate for the city of Redmond, Washington.
Claire Downs
10.12.17
News

One of Vine’s Biggest Stars Tells Us What Happens Next

"It's bittersweet."
Kaleigh Rogers
10.27.16
Film

Why the World Needs More Comedies Like ‘Spies Like Us’

Comedy takes the sting out of our darkest fears.
Matthew Gault
8.8.16
comedy

Joke-Telling Robots Are the Final Frontier of Artificial Intelligence

Humor requires self-awareness, spontaneity, linguistic sophistication, and empathy. Not easy for a robot.
Becky Ferreira
3.15.16
Opinion

I Did Standup in Virtual Reality

VR makes you feel like you're in a safe space, somehow.
Jon Fisk
1.7.16
News

The Domain Name Vigilante Trying to Extort Pharma Goblin Martin Shkreli

1: Buy Shkreli.org for $10. 2: Raise the price to $10,000. 3: ????? 4: PROFIT!!!!
Jason Koebler
10.1.15
tech

This Man Is Crowdfunding a 300-Mile Wall to Keep San Francisco Burning Man-Free

A fake crowdfunding site seeks to build the wall while the Bay Area’s worst techbros are doing peyote in Nevada.
Adam Owen
8.10.15
Radio Motherboard

We Talked to Aziz Ansari About Why Smartphone Dating Sucks

A comedy book that features far more charts and graphs than you'd expect.
Jason Koebler
6.19.15
Internet

Watch a Young Amy Poehler Epitomize Hacking in the 90s

A budding Anonymous member.
Jordan Valinsky
2.26.15
Sex Ed Week

I Swiped Through Tinder IRL with 300 Strangers

Here's what it taught me about online dating.
Kari Paul
2.13.15
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