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“A pun is the lowest form of humor,” according to the musician and humorist Oscar Levant. That’s the pun-haters version of the quote, though.

A pun is not the lowest form of humor. Just ask this punslinger

“A pun is the lowest form of humor,” according to the musician and humorist Oscar Levant. That’s the pun-haters version of the quote, though.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The first Oculus Rift Virtual Reality systems are shipping out today, which means that in the upcoming days and weeks, consumers will be able to tune out the election by donning a…

Here Comes Oculus Rift

The first Oculus Rift Virtual Reality systems are shipping out today, which means that in the upcoming days and weeks, consumers will be able to tune out the election by donning a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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