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Jan '15

Opening Act at the Whaling Museum

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman  LOCATION: New Bedford, Massachusetts (2015) Move aside, ventriloquism — taxidermy humor is the next big thing in standup comedy. However, the seal’s not laughing. As if his forced deer-in-the-headlights facial expression isn’t sad enough, he’s forever stuck as the opening act at a whale museum. (Eugene Mirman is the founding director […]

May '11

Urine (You’re in) for a big adventure!

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman   LOCATION: Moab, Utah (2011) On the right, Eugene’s horse is named Dalton. Katie’s horse is named Cisco. Years from now when they have grandchildren — Cisco and Dalton, not Eugene and Katie — they will be flipping through their photo album and reminiscing about their days working the trails at the […]

Mar '11

Hanging on for 127 Seconds

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman & Katie Westfall-Tharp LOCATION: Moab, Utah (2011) In the majestic Utah desert, not far from where James Franco grimaced for his Oscar nomination in 127 Hours, comedian Eugene Mirman opted not to pretend to saw his arm off with a pocket knife. Splattered blood is a major turn-off for his girlfriend […]

Jan '10

Frozen Drinks, Frozen Tush

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman  LOCATION: Copenhagen (2009) Eugene Mirman, the edgiest Russian-American comedian since Yakov Smirnoff, relaxes at the Icebar at Copenhagen’s Icehotel during some downtime at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Revelers are issued Antarctic-quality parkas — which really alters the meat-market singles scene — and there are plenty of goofy photo-ops for […]

Dec '09

Merry Christmas, Mr. Ahmadinejad

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman   LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark Sometimes we surprise ourselves with the level of sophistication and political clout of our Tacky Tourist correspondents. Comedian Eugene Mirman recently trekked to Denmark to report on the most pretentiously named international summit of 2009 — the COP15 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Just like Tacky […]

Jul '09

Goofing off at the Museum (or why I can’t take you kids anywhere)

SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman        LOCATION: Beersheva, Israel (2007) The curators of the Israeli Air Force Museum were probably hoping visitors would be awestruck by F-16 fighter jets and want to watch the Hebrew DVD of “Top Gun.” Or perhaps visitors would want the inside scoop about the Raid on Entebbe, a daring […]