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In Memoriam: David Carr and Harris Wittels

As a practitioner of journalism, and as an appreciator and something of a student of comedy, the recent deaths of David Carr and Harris Wittels have hit me pretty hard. 1,424 more words

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Harris Wittels (1984-2015)

Harris Wittels died.

I hesitate to just link to some of his many great TV and podcast appearances, because it would have to be in the awkward context of having to listen to a prematurely dead guy. 819 more words

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'Parks and Recreation' writer-producer Harris Wittels dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harris Wittels, who worked as a writer and executive producer on the NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation,” has been found dead of a possible drug overdose at his Los Angeles home. 96 more words

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On the reg.

I finally heard it used in an actual conversation. I didn’t hear the first part because the lady was getting out of her car, but other than Kenny Powers, I had yet to hear it used in person and always asked myself, Who even says that?  

Finally heard it.

Fandom Friday: Comedy antiheroes

Villains are awesome. They make the story interesting without all that “do-goody” nonsense we have to put up with from the heroes. But what’s even better than a villain? 566 more words