Trevor McKendrick - Watch a comedian write a joke

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Writing a joke with a comedian, from idea to on stage (youtube)

Comedian Mark Normand takes an idea, writes the joke, and then uses it during a set at a bar. Being a comedian looks hard.

Honduras repealed it’s constitutional amendment that enabled charter cities (article)

Super disappointing - while the law is still in effect for, I believe, 10 years, it’s hard to see why people would invest in the region knowing it will go back to regular Honduran law.

A documentary about Robert Caro and his editor is being made (website)

No trailer or release date that I can find - still really hoping he can finish the final LBJ book before he gives up the ghost. I’m afraid he’ll wait too long for Vietnam to open back up (he’d said he planned to visit and spend significant time there to help write the Vietnam War sections of the final book)

How mechanical watches work (article with visuals)

Very good - work a click just to see some of the illustrations.

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