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Links we love today: Finding Shakespeare's co-author, a secret Desaparecidos reunion, the science of humor and more

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Alfonso Ribiero leads flash mob of people doing the Carlton dance.

Here are the links we loved today:

Splitsider talks to Charna Halpern, co-founder of Improv Olympic alongside legend Del Close. 

Oxford researchers claim to have found Shakespeare’s co-author.

The New York City Municipal Archives have released nearly a million vintage photos online.

VICE interviews David Liebe Hart of Tim and Eric. It’s…interesting.

If you missed the recent Bridgetown Comedy Fest, don’t fret; the experts over at The Humor Code have posted audio from their panel on the science of humor, featuring professor Peter McGraw, writer Joel Warner and comics Pete Holmes, Myq Kaplan and Mary Mack.

Our new favorite girl Grimes was on Later with Jools Holland, sounding awesome and accessorizing with a for-realsies third eye.

Insanely talented vocalist Nick Pitera presents One Man Newsies.

Anthony Jeselnik (who was just at Austin’s Cap. City Comedy) talks to Huffington Post about roasts, banned jokes and why Jon Lovitz sucks.

How about yet another interview? The Rumpus sits down with author Elif Batuman.

Do you guys remember Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst’s (Bright Eyes) old band?! They had a secret reunion, and here’s a new song:

Kurt Braunohler gives us a new installment of SECRETS OF AMERICA; today’s lesson, the Brooklyn Bridge:

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