Senior writer at @Wired. Currently on leave while working on a book about the movies of 1999 (@simonschuster, 2019). still reachable tho: brianraftery at gmail.

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@ironicsans @nxthompson Great point. If I remember correctly, there was a lot of DIY sketch-comedy on YT prior to the strike, and FoD had enjoyed some celeb-video success. But it definitely caused a spike in views/interest, and def. helped the boom. (And I love the D. Glover cameo in that Times piece!)
Took a quick break from book-work to write this @Wired story on the state of digital sketch comedy--in case you need something to read on your lazy Thursday: 
Hi! Starting this week, I'm taking a break from this wonderful site, and focusing full-time on a book project. I'm still reachable via email, but otherwise, see you all in the spring!
🎶"Last Jedi"/ I gave you my heart/ the very next day/ I wrote about Rey: 🎶 
RT @TheGillianFlynn: Proud to be a part of TIME magazine's Person of the Year: the Silence Breakers. Want to know the tone of my essay? It's called The Howl.
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