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Written by Samantha Pitchel | September 19, 2013

Comedy Video Spotlight: Chris Gethard Auditions for Alf

As IFC’s Adopt-A-Comic contestant, Chris Gethard is getting some help in pursuing his dreams – particularly, his dream to star in the upcoming (and totally necessary) Alf reboot. The multi-year SXSW Comedy alum, and host of New York City public access cult hit The Chris Gethard Show,...

Comedy Video Spotlight: In Security with Dan St. Germain

Since appearing at SXSW Comedy in 2012, standup Dan St. Germain has been incredibly busy. Like, serious overachiever busy, starting with the success of his My Damn Channel web series, Kicking Dan Out. Since, he’s appeared on VH1’s Best Week Ever, been named one of Variety’s 10...

Esther Dyson was one of many high-profile female speakers at SXSW 2013
Written by Tammy Lynn Gilmore | September 18, 2013

Tech Industry Sexism is Exhausting: The Importance of Showcasing High-Profile Female Innovators

Tired. That's how I felt when I saw the recent headlines about sexism at TechCrunch Disrupt, Penny Arcade Expo and Business Insider. After clicking through and gobbling up the lurid reports as eagerly as anyone else, I had an overwhelming feeling of fatigue. I'm tired of the...

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