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  1. A Funny Thing #22: Monkey Shines with Jim O’GradyOn this week’s A Funny Thing Jim O’Grady goes tete-a-tete with a clever little monkey. The prize? Romance! The complicating factor? Horror […]
  2. A Funny Thing #21: Code Brown with Andrea RosenPaper plates, salad bowls, the unwilling folds of a boyfriend’s testicles. What won’t our intrepid heroine squeeze her excreta into/onto? Not […]
  3. A Funny Thing #20: The Swing Set with Jenice MatiasThis week Jenice Matias, born of Spanish Harlem, raised on Father Knows Best, aspiring social climber, is led along the primrose path with […]
  4. A Funny Thing #19: If You Show Me Yours with Aileen ClarkAileen Clark is a woman of the world, but when the body images of the next generation are challenged by her own family will she step up and […]
  5. A Funny Thing #18: Step Five: UNKNOWN with Laura WillcoxScoliosis! Flat chests! The unknowable, occult mysteries of the nefariously inscrutable STEP NUMBER FIVE! What obstacles won’t the universe set […]
  6. A Funny Thing #17: I See You In a Cape with John FlynnJohn Flynn is off to see the wizard! But what will the wizard give him? A pretty hot pink cape, a believable sexual alibi, or perhaps the […]
  7. A Funny Thing #16: Know Thy Cops with Anthony AtamanuikThe winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. - Edward Gibbon This week, Anthony Atamanuik, our ablest navigator, […]
  8. Learn How to Tell a Story Pixar-StylePixar might make kids movies but they are impeccably crafted kids movies. Their films tend to be simple, not because they’re dumb or shallow, […]
  9. Watch Conan Narrate a Story About a Bear-Wrestling, Clock-Dancing, Ice […] I’d be in 21st grade if the school grade system continued on through adulthood. That is 19 more grades than the 2nd grade boy who wrote this […]
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    Listen to Ken Burns’s Thoughts on StorytellingMore like “Ken Burns’s Thoughts on Basically Everything.”
  11. Telling Stories in New YorkOver at the Times, comedy critic Jason Zinoman takes a look this week at the flourishing storytelling scene in NYC, talking about stories and […]