...at least according to Iranian state media.
The Iranian State-funded english-language TV network Press TV is currently reporting that Kasper Hauser, the noted "virtual reality 'terrorist' group," of "cyber hackers" have plans to "circulate President Barack Obama's private text messages."
The folks at Press TV apparently only made it to the third paragraph of this story from "the far-right US television network" Fox News.
I'm disappointed, because that means they probably missed these awesome (and shocking!) excerpts from the book.
Noted humor publication The Wall Street Journal just published a lengthy story about one of Kasper Hauser's two (count 'em - two) forthcoming books, "Obama's Blackberry."
This is how Rob from Kasper Hauser describes their writing process: "It’s kind of like four clowns driving a clown car and each one has a steering wheel and at any time two of them are sad and there’s no food.”
They even get a comment from Joe Biden's press representative. Apparently, the book isn't funny, because Joe Biden would never actually ask the President if he can leave at 4:45.
Tune in to This American Life this weekend, and hear Kasper Hauser's sketch Phone Call to the 14th Century!
I am so excited!
MY FAVORITE THINGS HAVE BECOME FRIENDS!!!!
Look, this is the funniest book there is. You know it, I know it, Fred Willard knows it, Patton Oswalt knows it, Graham Linehan knows it and he lives in England, Mark Frauenfelder and Xeni Jardin know it, George Saunders knows it, Ben Karlin knows it. This book got blurbs from Dave Barry and the late David Foster Wallace. That's how good it is.
Maybe you already have it. Buy some more for gifts.
Maybe you don't. Buy a bunch, because once you have one, people are going to want to take yours.
Unless maybe, just maybe, you're saving up for Kasper Hauser's second book, "Weddings of the Times," which comes out later this spring.
We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.
Brent Hoff is the editor of the DVD magazine Wholphin. Hoff explains why it's worthwhile to maintain a magazine that operates in the red. Fred Armisen is a comedian who you have to know by now. He appears on a show called Saturday Night Live and many movies you have no doubt seen. Armisen talks about his humble beginnings as a musician and how he fell into comedy. Also on the show music from the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and a sketch from Kasper Hauser.
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Nerds unite! Again! On this episode: Brad Meltzer author of DC comic's Identity Crisis stops by to discuss his work. Sarah Silverman talks about her film Jesus is Magic, and San Francisco's Kasper Hauser perform a sketch and read some fake Craigslist postings .
If you live in the Bay Area, don't miss a special performance by Kasper Hauser tonight at the lovely, intimate Punchline Comedy Club. Come on... you can take the BART there!
The show's at 8PM, and it's part of The Onion Comedy Series.
Tickets here, or call 415-397-PLSF.