Practically Funny: How Alternative Comedy Kings Have Learned To Reach the Masses

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

Everywhere, comedy content is king, but especially so in the still dangerous world of alternative comedy. Our experts will explore the many ways that alternative comedy is connecting to audiences across all platforms, as well as provide practical tips and hysterical clips all about how to get your comedic point of view out to the widest possible audience.

About the speakers

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Scott Aukerman

Host of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast. bio from Twitter

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Baratunde Thurston

Wrote #HowToBeBlack http://howtobeblack.me Formerly @TheOnion. Now @CultivatedWit. My tweets represent your employer's opinion bio from Twitter

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Carrie Brownstein

Writer, musician, actor. Portlandia, Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney. bio from Twitter

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Jennifer Caserta

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8 attendees

  • Baratunde Thurston
  • Carrie Brownstein
  • Caroline Giegerich
  • Kelly Hardwick
  • keithmcarthur
  • Kirstin Butler
  • Scott Aukerman
  • Ben Combee

5 trackers

  • Jessica Clark
  • Phil Whitehouse
  • David Wright
  • Tyson Evans
  • Andy Baio

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Tue 15th March 2011


Room 18ABCD, Austin Convention Center

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  • How to Be Black

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