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slacktory:

Tough Love episode 2: Steven and Blaire go to a very busy and important party.

(GIF set by Alex Schmidt)

slacktory:

Tough Love with Steven and Blaire: A web show about life in New York hiding in your apartment.

(GIF set by Alex Schmidt)

ablubluh:

cracked:

At this point, you’re safer making fun of the creepy reptile on the right.
4 Jokes No One Should Tell (For Good Reason)

#3. You Can’t Mock a (Sympathetic) Real Person
I think the first guideline is that you have to have some understanding about who your audience will feel sympathy toward before you start mocking them. … From this we can deduce that telling a joke about an unlikable celebrity is usually pretty safe, particularly if they’ve suffered a minor misfortune. … But if that unlikable celebrity has suffered a big misfortune that makes him suddenly more sympathetic, you should tread more carefully. For most of his adult life, Michael Jackson was the butt of approximately 12 trillion jokes each day for a variety of fairly good reasons. But all that came to an abrupt stop when he suffered the big misfortune of death, at which point everyone agreed to only talk about his more memorable achievements.

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#Chris Bucholz#Michael Jackson#Celebs#jokes#too soon#100% absolutely could not help myself

the person who runs the cracked tumblr is my favourite
shoutout to you cracked tumblr staff if you got any other blogs just lemme know
never mind

hi

ablubluh:

cracked:

At this point, you’re safer making fun of the creepy reptile on the right.

4 Jokes No One Should Tell (For Good Reason)

#3. You Can’t Mock a (Sympathetic) Real Person

I think the first guideline is that you have to have some understanding about who your audience will feel sympathy toward before you start mocking them. … From this we can deduce that telling a joke about an unlikable celebrity is usually pretty safe, particularly if they’ve suffered a minor misfortune. … But if that unlikable celebrity has suffered a big misfortune that makes him suddenly more sympathetic, you should tread more carefully. For most of his adult life, Michael Jackson was the butt of approximately 12 trillion jokes each day for a variety of fairly good reasons. But all that came to an abrupt stop when he suffered the big misfortune of death, at which point everyone agreed to only talk about his more memorable achievements.

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the person who runs the cracked tumblr is my favourite

shoutout to you cracked tumblr staff if you got any other blogs just lemme know

never mind

hi

nickdouglas:

Before Archer became Archer Vice, I co-wrote a spec script about a submarine mission. It actually got feedback from one of Archer’s producers who requested a second draft, and I’m pretty proud of it. So now that there’s no chance it can become an Archer episode, here’s my Archer spec: In Which We Serve.
Not ready to waste 30 minutes of your life? Read some pull quotes: one, two, three.

I’m very late to the party on this but it’s an excellent word-party and you should check out what Future TV Writers Nick & Tom did with it. Sooooo much fun with Krieger and Gillette in particular.

nickdouglas:

Before Archer became Archer Vice, I co-wrote a spec script about a submarine mission. It actually got feedback from one of Archer’s producers who requested a second draft, and I’m pretty proud of it. So now that there’s no chance it can become an Archer episode, here’s my Archer spec: In Which We Serve.

Not ready to waste 30 minutes of your life? Read some pull quotes: one, two, three.

I’m very late to the party on this but it’s an excellent word-party and you should check out what Future TV Writers Nick & Tom did with it. Sooooo much fun with Krieger and Gillette in particular.

dollarpizzacomedy:

Dollar Pizza — Inside the Watcher’s Studio

A man elaborates on what he watches.

This is the biggest performing-related break I could have possibly had happen for me this week!

unpops:

Ever noticed a certain odor in San Francisco and thought…

THIS WEEK ON UNPOPULAR OPINION: host Adam Tod Brown welcomes Judge Joe Brown infiltrator Harmon Leon and Cracked Tumblrizer Alex Schmidt to figure out whether New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco is America’s greatest worst great city. Plus, what the hell is wrong with Rolling Stone these days?

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I am the weird laugh and Midwestern sheepishness on this podcast! Big thanks to Adam and Harmon for having me on.

dollarpizzacomedy:

Dollar Pizza — “Micro Brew”

It’s a joke between friends…probably.

FUN FACT: I am a writer/actor/printer of realistic labels! Shot by Jamian, and Jared killed it on the co-starring/editing.

cracked:

unpops:

TONIGHT!

See us live in New York! Before we remember how warm it is back in LA and leave forever!

Yes some fun!

cracked:

unpops:

TONIGHT!

See us live in New York! Before we remember how warm it is back in LA and leave forever!

Yes some fun!