This Is How You Mayor: Taking Foursquare Politics To The Next Level

Baratunde Thurston (The Onion)
Keynote
Location: Metropolitan East
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Keynote by Baratunde Thurston, conscious comic & vigilante pundit, Co-Founder, Jack & Jill Politics, Web Editor, The Onion and Host, Popular Science’s Future Of.

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Baratunde Thurston

The Onion

Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics and serves as Director of Digital for The Onion. He has written for Vanity Fair and the UK Independent, hosted Popular Science‚Äôs Future Of on Discovery Science and appears on cable news regularly to say smart things in funny ways. Then-candidate Barack Obama called him “someone I need to know.” Baratunde travels the world speaking and advising and performs standup regularly in NYC. He resides in Brooklyn, lives on Twitter and has over 30 years experience being black. His first book, How To Be Black, will be published in February 2012 by Harper Collins.

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Clay Fernald
10/14/2010 2:10am EDT

Hilarious. I want to do this at my club!

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