In which we laugh our way through a podcast about the world’s greatest humor website: homestarrunner.com. Why is it still funny? How does “funny” (of all things) manage to endure? What role does humor play in culture? How do things become timeless(ish)?
An image of the main cast of the website.
- Intro (0:49)
- White People Making Rap Videos (0:49–6:26)
- An Episode of Ishes (6:26–16:43)
- Put Things in Slow Motion to Make Them Awesome (16:43–26:26)
- Conclusion (26:26–28:06)
- Bloopers (28:06–28:49)
- “Everybody, Everybody” – click “Songs, Music, and Balance Transfers” for this and many other songs.
- “Winning Slowly Theme” – nothing new or unusual about this.
By “links” we basically just mean: go read Hyperbole and a Half and watch things on HomeStarRunner.com.
- History section on Wikipedia (actually rather interesting!)
- Fish Eye Lens
- The System is Down
- Teen Girl Squad
- Strongbad emails
- Trevor the Vampire
- A Folky Tale
- Senor Cardgage Mortgage
- Hyperbole and a Half
- The origin of “Clean All The Things”: “This is Why I’ll Never Be An Adult” (minor profanity warning)
- “The Alot is Better Than You at Everything”
- “Lampshade Hanging” (warning: if you click that link, it will take you to TVTropes.com… and you will waste all your time forever.