• Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, John Hodgman talk Thrilling Adventure Hour ahead of Town Hall show

    The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a glorious amalgam of old-school and contemporary art, a throwback to a simpler time and yet highly evolved, sophisticated and simultaneously goofy as hell. The Thrilling Adventure Hour is super fucking cool. And it’s about to invade New York for its biggest event yet; tomorrow, Saturday, May 10 at 8 pm (buy tickets here!), the madness descends on Town Hall’s 1,500 seats. For the dedicated

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    The Thrilling Adventure Hour is headed to Town Hall in New York (Exclusive)

    It’s been nine years since writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker staged their first production of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, a wholly unique comedy experience that has earned a massive cult following thanks, in part, to its monthly sold-out shows at the 280-seat Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles and its accompanying podcast from Nerdist Industries. And on Saturday, May 10 at 8 pm, cast and crew will descend

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    John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

    As our country slipped into a partial government shutdown during the wee hours this morning, comedian, author and Daily Show contributor John Hodgman tweeted out a message to his nearly one million followers: “Young people: sign up for healthcare. Take it from me–YOU ARE NOT IMMORTAL.” Those few words set off a flurry of tweets directed toward Hodgman, in which his younger fans explain how healthcare saved them in the

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    The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

    There’s only one man who can generate 16 hours of humorous, insightful and intelligent audio read by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Dick Cavett, Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Sarah Vowell, Brooke Shields, Scott Adsit, Robin Goldwasser, Jonathan Coulton, John Roderick and Rachel Maddow. His name is John Hodgman. In his just-released audio book version of his stellar That is All, that’s exactly what you get. You also get an ominous

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    Was Stephen Colbert or John Hodgman more ‘eloquent’ in their response to Mitt Romney? (Videos)

    The leaked footage of Mitt Romney calling 47 percent of Americans (aka Obama supporters) freeloading bums looking for government handouts in every aspect of their lives (we’re paraphrasing, but only slightly) has dominated political headlines the last few days. When asked about his comments and whether he regrets saying these things at the $50,000-a-plate campaign fundraiser, Romney admitted that perhaps he could’ve been more eloquent. So with that in mind,

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    John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

    Back in 2005, John Hodgman released his first book titled The Areas of My Expertise, a satirical almanac who’s success landed him as a recurring contributor to The Daily Show as the “resident expert.” Since then, he’s appeared in bit roles in television and film, was the human embodiment of a PC in the Mac ads opposite actor Justin Long, and then wrote another book, 2008’s More Information Than You

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