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By Sarah Wilson Source Just looking at John Hodgman, you’d think he’d be a funny guy.

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By Daniel Slovinsky Source In preparation for his upcoming comedy show “I Stole your Dad,” “The Daily Show” regular John Hodgman spoke to the Daily Nexus about his style of humor, his on-stage persona and his work as a writer, along with other topics.

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By Charissa Che Source Basic cable’s beloved band of misfits took their acts to Central Park last Wednesday, and when they found themselves displaced from their studio’s familiar cool environs into what was basically an outdoor sauna, things got a bit raunchier than usual. Indecision in the Park brought together the motley crew from The […]

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By Andy Downing Source John Hodgman doesn’t mean to alarm anyone, but he knows the precise day when the world is going to end: Dec. 21, 2012.

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By Dan Gibson Source I spoke to Daily Show contributor (and person you might recognize from standing next to Justin Long on television) John Hodgman on Tuesday,

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By Kim Ukura Source John Hodgman, author, comedian and “resident expert” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be in Morris next week, sharing his thoughts on food, wine and how to make money as a deranged millionaire.

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By Elisabeth Grant Source Making up fake facts is easy. But making fake facts so detailed and nuanced that they sound real and well researched is a challenge best left to a smart comic like John Hodgman.

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By Scott Tobias Source Yesterday, we talked to author, podcaster, and TV personality John Hodgman about his new book, That Is All, and thoughts on the end of the world. That sprawling conversation continued into many more topics, from settling disputes on Judge John Hodgman to the care and handling of celebrities, and particularly how […]

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By Scott Tobias Source The publication of John Hodgman’s first book of complete world knowledge, 2005’s The Areas Of My Expertise, led to an appearance on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, which in turn led to regular guest stints on the show (now via a segment called “You’re Welcome”) and a high-profile job as […]

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By Dave Howell Source On Oct. 18, John Hodgman will give a lecture at Lehigh University’s Zoellner Arts Center about facts he has made up. However, he is not a politician.

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