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In this week’s episode of the Stuff Smart People Like podcast, we discuss the joys and miseries of running a convention. Ben reports on the strange happenings at the first ever “Dashcon”, a convention for Tumblr users (totally unrelated to Tumblr


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Like this Comic? Check out a “Making of” feature on it and my other comics at Kant or Wont So, I saved the hardest for last (at least last for this week, there are still some potential entries and if they ever materialize


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We’re doing a bit of a contest. As an Easter egg to those interested parties, I will simultaneously be releasing blog posts detailing the creation of the contest entries. Holy crap guys. This one had the most revisions of any comic


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Like this Comic? Check out a “Making of” feature on it and my other comics at Kant or Wont Three’s a crowd. I’ve used dating sites, but haven’t had the…uh..pleasure? of using Tinder. From the few people I know who


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We’re doing a bit of a contest. As an Easter egg to those interested parties, I will simultaneously be releasing blog posts detailing the creation of the contest entries. This one required a bit of research. First I needed to look


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  Like this Comic? Check out a “Making of” feature on it and my other comics at Kant or Wont Here’s number 2. I really enjoyed trying my best to draw cartoon versions of Michael and Fredo Corleone. I also


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  Like this Comic? Check out a “Making of” feature on it and my other comics at Kant or Wont Here’s the first one folks. Bit of a political angle here. Not my usual stuff, but then again, I didn’t write


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Paul, Ed and Dean answer a litigous Question of the Week, talk about the abysmal box office over the holiday weekend, make a few Smart Suggestions for your enjoyment. Main Segment: Box Office: ‘Transformers 4,’ ‘Tammy’ Top Dreadful July 4th


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Hey everybody! As part of what I hope will be an annual or even semi-annual event (hence the optimistic title) I will be drawing cartoons written by the panel members of the stuff smart people like podcast. Myself included, there are seven


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Speedruns, lets plays, and esports. All of these are forms of entertainment where people watch others play videogames. In this episode Ed, Ben and Paul talk about what is so appealing about watching other people play and how it relates


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At some point someone has probably tried to start a business revolving around a problem that nobody has. In the spirit of such strange decisions, Ben unearths a few strange startups that have appeared recently. Their shared characteristic is that


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The big tourney of footy is upon us, so Ben, Ed, Paul and Dean try to make sense of it all. From pronunciation to logos to group play, the guys pose several questions and reveal few answers. Also this week: Question of


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Long time listeners may notice something is different in this episode. First of all, Ben is running the show. Secondly, there is a new regular panelist. Paul Curran, the Skeptical Statistitian himself (who also appears on the 44th episode of this august


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