kottke.org posts about deepimpact

Do We Really Want Another Black PresidentFeb 13 2008

Do We Really Want Another Black President After The Events Of Deep Impact?

Related: the latest episode of This American Life leads with a fascinating piece about how the funny happens at The Onion. In a lovely paradox, it turns out that the process of making funny things isn't all that amusing...the sound of silence following the recitation of a funny possible headline in the writers' room is deep and unnerving. (thx, marshall)

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