HYOOM INTERVIEW

 

EVAN WAITE ON BECOMING A STAGGERING JOKE WRITING MACHINE Evan Waite is an executive story editor on NBC’s Sunnyside and has previously written for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Showtime’s Our Cartoon President, Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History,and Comedy Central’s The President Show. Besides his television writing career, Evan Waite is also a prolific prose humorist with credits including The Onion, MAD Magazine, […]

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DISPATCHES FROM THE GREAT THERMOSTAT WAR

 

By Evan Waite and River Clegg The conflict known today as the Great Thermostat War of 2014 was fought from April to July of that year, in the Jacobs & Bridges Accounting firm’s Pittsburgh branch. The result of a long-simmering feud over the office’s temperature, hostilities broke out when a ragtag regiment of coworkers with […]

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This Poem’s Gonna Be a Hit!

 

By Evan Waite and River Clegg This poem, baby, this poem. Where do I start? Thanks for coming in, by the way. Have a seat. You want a water? Brendan, bring two waters in here! Brendan’s new. Great kid. Dad’s a major player in the haiku game. Anyway, this poem—it’s gonna be huge. I’m talking […]

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SAMPLE OF PUBLISHED ONION HEADLINES:

 

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