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Matthew Stern

Matthew Stern is a writer who lives in Park Slope.

Surrealist Syndrome: Eugene Mirman and the Rise of Viral Video Weirdness

Eugene Mirman’s unruly mop of black hair was in a more chaotic state than usual as he prepared for his semi-regular “Eugene Mirman and Friends” comedy night at Union Hall in Park Slope.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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