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Alex Baia

Writer: McSweeney's, The New Yorker, Slackjaw. Get my best words, delivered monthly, by a majestic falcon:

Hassan S. Ali

I write comedy things. you know, ha & lol, etc. Also, Editor of Slackjaw on Medium. Contact: hassan.s.ali -at-

Irving Ruan

SF-based comedy writer. Words in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Funny Or Die, CollegeHumor, and elsewhere.

Matthew McConaughey

Official account of Matthew McConaughey and the Just Keep Livin' Organization

Latest Posts

Screenwriting Advice from Someone Who Never ‘Made It’

I’m a painfully unsuccessful screenwriter, and I’ll be your professor this semester.

Why I Decided Not to Pluck My Chin Hair

The routine beauty procedure that turned my life upside down…

A Census of Your Wedding to a LaVeyan Satanist

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen who haven’t danced to Slayer’s masterpiece “Hell Awaits” by the end of the reception: 0.

Stars of Misheard Song Lyrics: Where Are They Now?

You misheard their names over and over (and over and over) in the misheard lyrics of iconic songs, but what happened to these accidental…

Medium — the Musical!

“Don’t Clap For Me, Argentina” and 3 other songs from the Broadway smash hit!

Somewhat Satisfying Character Arcs from The Wire: The Movie (2019)

Carcetti is in hot water when it’s discovered that his son scored suspiciously high on the ACTs and has never even played Water Polo.

A Horse Walks Into a Bar in Boston, and That Bar is Cheers

A horse walks into a bar in Boston where everybody knows his name. The bartender, a former pro ballplayer, says, “Why the long face?” The…

I Like My Men Like I Like My …

I like my men like I like my seasonal depression: year-round.

Slackjaw’s Greatest Hits

A (constantly-evolving) selection of our most clapped and beloved humor


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