John Hodgman


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June 01, 1971

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Before he went on television, JOHN HODGMAN was a humble writer, expert, and Former Professional Literary Agent living in New York City. In this capacity, he has served as the Humor Editor for the New York Times Magazine, Occasional Flight vs. Invisibility Consultant on “This American Life,” Advice Columnist for McSweeney’s, Comic Book Reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and a Freelance Journalist specializing in Food, Non-Wine Alcohol, “Battlestar Galactica,” and most other subjects.

This was enough of a career for any human.

But then he wrote a book of COMPLETE WORLD KNOWLEDGE entitled THE AREAS OF MY EXPERTISE and was asked to appear on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he continues to provide commentary as the show’s Resident
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Judge John Hodgman Episode 522 is called HOT DRINK LEGEND and you can go to bit.ly/JJHO522 to hear about mint tea at the beer garden, parlor palms & money trees, and A WHOLE MOOD, the incredible new song by @tanyamorganmusic! You can try swiping on that hot issue of BANANAS (edited by Jovial Bob Stine) to see photos of @donwill holding a cute dog and such, but you will FAIL. Swiping is only enable

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“Stories make sense when so much around us is senseless, and perhaps what makes them most comforting is that while life goes on and pain goes on, stories do us the favor of ending.”
John Hodgman

“A stopped clock is correct twice a day, but a sundial can be used to stab someone, even at nighttime.”
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“Generally speaking, I think it is fair to say that I am a friend to the creatures of the Earth when I am not busy eating them or wearing them.”
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