Comedy 23/6

Comedy 23/6
Comedy 23/6
Comedy 23-6 logo.png
Slogan Some of the News, Most of the Time
Commercial? Free with advertisements
Type of site News
Registration Optional
Available language(s) English
Owner Comedy News Ventures, Inc.
The Huffington Post
Launched 9 November 2007
Alexa rank 17682
Current status Active

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.[1][2] 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."

Bloggers for the site include Bill Maher, Tracey Ullman, Mike Birbiglia, Taylor Negron, Greg Fitzsimmons, and Paula Poundstone.[3]



Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks is 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".[4]

See also


  1. ^ Jessica E. Vascellaro (9 November 2007). "IAC Launches Comedy News Site". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  2. ^ Arianna Huffington (9 November 2007). "23/6: Our New Comedy Site is Live!". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  3. ^ "23/6 Blogger Index". Comedy 23/6 (The Huffington Post). 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  4. ^ "About: Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks". Dickipedia. Huffington Post Comedy. 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 

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