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In addition to Hodgman's work on Judge John Hodgman, he has contributed pieces to This American Life and Wiretap. His most recent book, That Is All, was published in 2011. Brantley Gutierrez/Courtesy of Maximum Fun hide caption

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Talkin' Turkey: In the run-up to Thanksgiving, marketers and PR pros seem to compete for the title of the most creative tie-in to their own business or cause. That led us to list some notable pitches. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Decorating their house and yard with more than 31 miles' worth of lights, an Australian family has reclaimed a Guinness world record in Canberra, Australia. Guinness World Records 2014 is out now hide caption

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Bill Cosby performs his stand-up special, Far From Finished. The actor and comedian has been working in show business for 50 years. Erinn Chalene Cosby/Comedy Central hide caption

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Nothing's sacred in We Are Miracles — but then as Sarah Silverman told Terry Gross in 2010, "there's a safety in what I do because I'm always the idiot. ... I'm always the ignoramus no matter what I talk about or what tragic event, off-color, dark scenario is evoked in my material." Janet Van Ham/HBO hide caption

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Jenna Coleman plays Clara, companion to Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith. The relationship between the Doctor and his companions is at the core of Doctor Who's long-lived appeal. Adrian Rogers/BBC hide caption

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