How the Internet has changed comedy

Video highlights how comedians now flock to podcasts, Twitter and YouTube for their craft

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The Internet has changed many, many things (including publishing!), so it's not a surprise it's also changed the world of comedy.

In the latest video from the PBSoffbook team, we get a mini-documentary called "What's the Deal with Internet Comedy?", which takes a look at how podcasting, Twitter and viral videos has allowed comedians to get in front of a larger audience without needing to rely on comedy clubs or late-night TV shows.

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