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Will Durst
Will Durst

Will Durst is a political comedian who has performed around the world. He is a familiar pundit on television and radio.Durst also regularly...


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Digital Cheese

Some bloggers claim to be outraged by Facebook social experiments, but anybody not expecting to be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed and numbered is probably a big fan of the tooth fairy and still drinking juice out of a sippy cup, wearing footy pajamas.

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 READ MORE

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Glassholes and Glasswipes

The nerds have come full circle, shedding their recently acquired soft fuzzy status as lovable underdogs to once again be reviled.

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 READ MORE

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We’re Running Out of Ways to Kill People—Legally

You’d think that we Americans would have enough stuff to worry about. Severe drought desiccating a third of the country. A political system whose major talent is demonstrating stasis in action. The rich using the poor as fleshy paving stones for the road to mansions on the hill. Ben Affleck as Batman.

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 READ MORE


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50 Shades of Cool

It was more amusing than piano-playing kittens to see Barack Obama plug the Affordable Care Act on Zach Galifianakis’ Internet comedy show.

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A Moment for Sarah, Then Back to John

I’m sorry to be the one to have to say this, Gov. Palin, but you are so earlier-this-month. It’s your partner, John McCain, who’s back in the news. And not in what you call your good way.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008 READ MORE

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50 Suggestions for McCain’s VP

Comedian Will Durst offers up a short list, from Colin Powell to the Verizon guy.

Posted on Mar 12, 2008 READ MORE

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Shadows Trump Hope

The humorist explains Clinton’s New Hampshire win without polling data or political science but with candid insight into the dark recesses of American prejudice.

Posted on Jan 9, 2008 READ MORE

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Will Durst
Will Durst

Will Durst is a political comedian who has performed around the world. He is a familiar pundit on television and radio.Durst also regularly contributes to, Air America, CNN and NPR, and writes a nationally syndicated op- ed column, daily website jokes. Durst is honored to be C-SPAN’s returning comic, a 5-time Emmy nominee, the Perrier Awardand nominee and recipient of 7 consecutive nominations for the American Comedy Awards Stand Up of the Year.

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