Day: May 13, 2009

Video: John Heffron and Craig Shoemaker tell CNN how to be funny on Twitter

CNN already has established that it's crazy for Twitter. And in this recent report, Josh Levs asked stand-up comedians John Heffron (@johnheffron) and Craig Shoemaker (@thelovemaster) about how to be funny in 140 characters or less, and whether Twitter is a good way for comedians to build up a fan base. Embedded video from CNN Video Shoemaker is following nobody on Twitter, so he clearly still needs to learn a thing or two about Twitter. And really, Levs? We're going to see a future in which live comedy is delivered via Tweets? C'mon. We all want to make our friends and fans laugh in short bursts via Twitter, but that's never going to be equal to the visceral thrill both performers and audiences experience alike during a live stand-up...

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Daily Show visits Arizona State University, “The Harvard of date rape”

Having lived in the Phoenix area for four years and spending quite a bit of time literally in the shadow of Arizona State University — the Tempe Improv is across the street from Sun Devil Stadium and ASU's athletic complex — this Daily Show report by Jason Jones hits so close to home. Jones went to ASU to find out if they really believed it was a good idea to invite President Barack Obama to graduation but reject him for an honorary degree. Where are their priorities? Oh, you shall see. File under: Funny because it's true. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M – Th 11p / 10c Arizona State Snubs Obama...

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