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“Found Footage Festival 2008”

After years of rummaging through Goodwill bins for videotapes, FFF curators Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher have amassed a formidable pile of bizarre ephemera.
The third incarnation of the FFF may be the best yet
By SHAULA CLARK  |  November 11, 2008
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Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008
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Matter of characters

Two men are on the phone.
In the age of the sound bite, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are reviving the lost art of long-form radio comedy
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 04, 2007