Just yesterday, the awesome author Patrick Rothfuss introduced me to Garfunkel and Oates, an awesome girl-folk-humor duo whose song “Handjob, Blandjob, I Don’t Understand Job” has been stuck in my head since my fiance and I did a tour of their repertoire via YouTube and Spotify last night.
By the way, this post is Not Safe For Work in the best way: humorous videos to come!
Anyway, Drew pointed out that overly-intellectual comedy-music has become “a thing.” He and I have been fans of Bo Burnham for awhile now, and Bo’s smart-skinny-white-guys-are-funny-and-cool act has solidly cemented him into the genre.
Both Bo and the girls prove that smart is funny and sexy… plus, nerdy people rapping is just hilarious.
So if you want a giggle, check out “Sex With Ducks” by Garfunkel and Oates:
And “Ironic” by Bo Burnham:
For further amusement and enlightenment check out:
- Author/blogger Nathan Bransford’s Ten Commandments for Editing Someone’s Work
- And two New Yorker discussions of dead innocents and race in The Hunger Games.