Slackjaw

Your source for the Medium funny.

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Alex Baia

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

Hassan S. Ali

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

Irving Ruan

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

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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