Type of site
|Owner||Comedy News Ventures, Inc.|
The Huffington Post
|Commercial||Free with advertisements|
|Launched||9 November 2007|
Huffington Post Comedy 23/6 is a satirical news and opinion website developed by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp and The Huffington Post, launched on November 9, 2007. Published by Arianna Huffington and edited by former Daily Show writer Jason Reich, the site features daily news coverage, original video, and a group blog known as "The Room."
Video producers for the site include Eugene Mirman, H. Jon Benjamin, Jon Glaser, David Rees, A.D. Miles, Patrick Borelli, Julie Klausner, Jenny Slate, Larry Murphy, Max Silvestri, Todd Barry, Joe Mande and Sam Seder. Brian Spinks was the site's Director of Video Content and Development.
Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks was a parody collection of satirical biographies "about people who are dicks" produced by the writers of Comedy 23/6. It is self-described as "a monolingual (English), Web-based, free content encyclopedia project, …[which] does not contain information about people who are detectives".
- Jessica E. Vascellaro (9 November 2007). "IAC Launches Comedy News Site". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
- Arianna Huffington (9 November 2007). "23/6: Our New Comedy Site is Live!". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
- "23/6 Blogger Index". Comedy 23/6. The Huffington Post. 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
- "About: Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks". Dickipedia. Huffington Post Comedy. 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
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