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Kasper Hauser in the Wall Street Journal

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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.”

You can check out the whole article here.

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.

Trailer for Kasper Hauser's Weddings of the Times

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The Trailer for Kasper Hauser's upcoming book, Weddings of the Times.

Kasper Hauser on This American Life!

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Hey! You!

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!!!!

SkyMaul for $4.50? Yes please!

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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.

There's no excuse not to buy a bunch of copies of this book.

Unless maybe, just maybe, you're saving up for Kasper Hauser's second book, "Weddings of the Times," which comes out later this spring.

Khraigslist

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Kasper Hauser's Khraigslist is the funniest thing in the world.

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Podcast: TSOYA Classic: Wholphin

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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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Podcast: TSOYA Classic: Comics and Comix, Pt. 3

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We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

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 .

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Kasper Hauser tonight in San Francisco

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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.

Kasper Hauser Need Your Couple Photos!

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Kasper Hauser are working on a top-secret new book (fans of the podcast might be able to guess its subject), and they need your couple pictures.

Dear Friend,

SkyMaul authors Kasper Hauser will release their next book, a parody of the New York Times wedding announcements, in 2009 (St. Martin's Press).

Would you like to be in our next book?

Send us a picture, and if we use it, we'll give you a free signed copy of the book.

DETAILS:
We'll need a high-res digital close-up of you and your partner. (Or you and anyone else pretending to be a couple -- straight, gay, young, old, whatever).

Most of the photos will need to look like the real ones (like these).

SHOULD IT BE A FUNNY PHOTO?
You don't need to be funny in the photo. It should look real (see below).

WHERE?
Send your photos to info@kasperhauser.com, or email if you'd like more details.

WHEN?
Immediately.

WHAT?
If we end up using your picture, we'll use fictional names and we will let you know before the book goes to press.

CAN I FORWARD THIS?
Please forward this message to fans of Kasper Hauser, SkyMaul, Fishing with Gandhi, Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton, Star Wars, the zoo, Nike, museums, medicine, BMW, falcons, fishing, Tibet, dog parks, philosophy, the Olympics, or anyone you think would like to be a part of comedy history.

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