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Joe Berkowitz

Author and pun-expert. Co-author of the book 'You Blew It!' with Josh Gondelman and author of the book 'Away With Words'.
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KATG 2634: Pun Intended

with Joe Berkowitz – Accidentally sending an email about someone to them; Away with Words; sologomy; writers’ depression; cancelling White House press briefings; latest on the homeless internet café stabber; cops can’t break up your parties; the New York Post’s puns explained; comedian sues Conan O’Brien for joke thievery May 18, 2017

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Show Notes

  • — Did I Write That?: Joe Berkowitz, who doesn’t recognize his own writing when it’s read back to him, is in studio
  • — Reply All: The gang talks about accidentally sending emails about a person who annoys you to them
  • — Not Your Father’s Pun Book: Joe talks about his newest pun book titled Away with Words based off of various pun competitions and shows he has gone too
  • — Will You Marry Me, Me?: A Brooklyn woman married herself. She is part of a new craze called sologomy.
  • — Get Out Of Bed: The gang discusses writers and their depression
  • — Solipsism: Donald Trump is threatening to cancel White House press briefings because they are too hostile for him and Sean Spicer
  • — Unfunny Comedy Of Errors: The gang discusses the further developments in the internet cafe stabbing story
  • — This New Progressive City: A new law just passed that does not allow NYC police to enter a loud party to break it up
  • — Enjoy Your Footlong In Jail: For his book, Joe interviewed writers at the New York Post, and he explains their process for coming up with (inappropriate) puns
  • — Court Jester: Conan O'Brien is being sued by a comedian over joke thievery

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Josh and Joe's book
Josh and Joe's book

Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo and her dad
Jo and her dad
The brooklyn woman who married herself
The brooklyn woman who married herself
Don and Sean
Don and Sean
Homeless man from the internet café incident
Homeless man from the internet café incident

Conan and the tweets in question
Conan and the tweets in question
Laurie Kilmartin
Laurie Kilmartin
Dane Cook
Dane Cook
Dane Cook's album with Louis C.K.'s stolen material on it
Dane Cook's album with Louis C.K.'s stolen material on it
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Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.'s album in question
Louis C.K.'s album in question
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