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Black Comedy Project
My People, This announcement marks the absolute height of my comedy career and one of the true milestones in my life. On November 12, I will join the staff of America's Finest News Source a/k/a The Onion. I'll be working full time as Web Editor, a new position combining all of my favorite things.
- I'm responsible for web strategy which might include theonion.com, partnerships, new ways of integrating all the pieces of the Onion online (newspaper, radio, video news network, books), etc.
- I'll help determine political coverage online.
- I will initiate special pieces for the web.
- I'll be part of the editorial team, helping write headlines and otherwise being funny
Hey fam, Mad announcements and whatnot. SHOWS tonight, Wednesday October 24 - LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB The Tank, 179 Church St b/w Franklin & White http://www.laughingliberally.com 8pm. only $5 I have TWO FREE COMPS (reply if you want them) tomorrow, Thursday October 25 - DON'T TOUCH THE FOOT I host this show almost every Thursday The Sage Theatre, 711 7th Ave b/w 47th & 48th 10pm, $10 and no drink min show happens NEXT THURSDAY as well saturday October 27 with singer/songwriter Mieka Pauley Radio Bean in BURLINGTON VERMONT 8 N Winooski Ave 802-660-9346 9pm FREE ANNOUNCEMENTS - I have joined forces with some incredible comedians as we attempt to redefine or expand the definition of Black comedy beyond Comic View-ish acts. It's a real privilege to be joining up with folks like Elon James White, Baron Vaughn, Hannibal (yes, HANNIBAL) and others. We're all different shades of black, and we're excited about the project, which is an attempt to push an ongoing discussion of what black comedy is and highlight where you can find it. Check us out http://www.blackcomedyproject.com - i made it to the semi-finals of the Boston Comedy Festival, my best showing ever. it was fun - This past Monday I was interviewed on the BBC World Service, broadcast around the globe. Check it out http://baratunde.com/blog/archives/2007/10/baratunde_makes_bbc_debut.html - This Fri/Sat I'll be in Boston for part of Podcamp Boston. Holla if you're gonna be there WRITINGS - Escape from the T, my Weekly Dig Column this week http://baratunde.com/blog/archives/2007/10/escape_from_the_t_weekly_dig.html - Tis the Season to Claim Black Inferiority http://baratunde.com/blog/archives/2007/10/tis_the_season_to_claim_black_inferiority.html ENDS http://www.baratunde.com