"I could be wrong, you know:" John Hodgman notes that while his book That Is All is intensely concerned with "the coming global superpocalypse," it also contains much information about travel and sports and wine, and is "not depressing."

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John Hodgman And Robert Siegel Consider 'All' Things, Some Of Them Rather Dubious

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Putting The Name Back In The Fame

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Mark Twain's story "A Presidential Candidate," in which he jokingly announces that he is running for president, kicks off Andy Borowitz's comedy collection.

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The Funny 50: A Cavalcade Of Comic Writers

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Actor Alan Alda Plays 'Not My Job'

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Ashrita Furman, seen here trying to break his own Guinness World Record for underwater juggling, currently holds the record for holding the most world records, at 119. But even Furman has had record ideas rejected, such as balancing the most salt shakers on an edge.

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No, You Can't: World Record Ideas That Didn't Cut It

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Barry Duncan constructs a palindrome in a scene from Michael Rossi's documentary The Master Palindromist. "I happen to believe that I can change the world with reversibility," Duncan says.

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Was It A Cat I Saw? (Nope: It Was A Palindrome)

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Sometimes You've Got To Find The Right Word

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Nora Ephron Plays Not My Job

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Video Pick: Jack-O-Lantern 2.0

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What Cartoonist Roz Chast Hates, 'From A To Z'

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Centenarian Sets Marathon Record In Toronto

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