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“Comedy Saved Me At My Lowest Point”: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe Helps Teens Deal With Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

(As seen on Laughspin.com.) Comedian Jenny Jaffe’s childhood was anything but comical. During her high school years, she was diagnosed with a multitude of mental illnesses, which included her having extreme anxiety, OCD and suicidal thoughts. “It wasn’t something I talked to really anybody in my life about,” Jaffe, 24, tells Laughspin. “There was this…

Cool Stuff: Spider-Man/Avengers Feature Film Mash-up

Good news, true believers! Marvel has come to terms with Sony Pictures and can now use the Spider-Man character in future Marvel Studio projects. This means that eventually, if Asgard wills it, Spider-Man will be suiting up and fighting alongside Iron Man, Captain America and possibly the Guardians of the Galaxy. (Can you say Cosmic…

Cool Stuff: Marvel’s Daredevil Teaser Trailer

“Bless me, father for I have sinned.” Never have those seven words had a greater meaning than in the world of New York lawyer Matt Murdock. Blinded as a child, Murdock soon discovers that his remaining senses are heightened to the point of superhuman accuracy. The transformation initially gives him pause; but as he grows,…

Cool Stuff: Fantastic Four (2015) Teaser Trailer

The trailer that many comic book fans were dying to see is finally here. Fox’s planned reboot of the franchise featuring Marvel’s “First Family” of superheroes begins on August 7, 2015. But, until then, enjoy today’s teaser below. While it’s only 2 minutes long, many internet sites are calling it a hit, lauding the trailer’s…

Cool Stuff: The Good Men Project

Many women often ask themselves or their friends: “Why is it so hard to find a good man these days?” The answers could come from a long list of possibilities, anywhere from personal experiences, shallow dating pool or just plain bad luck. But, ladies, just because you haven’t been successful now doesn’t mean the task…

Cool Stuff: Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Podcast Featuring WWE CEO Vince McMahon

(Author’s note: I may be a bit late on this one, but better late then never.) They cursed each other, mauled each other in and outside of the ring, and one of them even demolished the other with a bed pan and a defibrillator in a hospital. But if someone would have told me that…

Cool Stuff: Star Wars – Jedi Knight – Dark Forces II Speed Run For Cancer Prevention

There are many athletes who strive to beat record times in track and field events, swimming or race car driving. But, did you know there’s also a community that devotes their time and effort to beating video games as fast as humanly possible? And the results of their rocket-jumping, side-straffing efforts are a blast to…

Cool Stuff: Sonya “PlayerPiano” Belousova’s Impromptu Video Game Theme Arrangements

It takes a lot of skill to play the piano — but it takes even greater talent to come up with complicated piano arrangements for well-known songs on the spot. Sonya Belousova, a classical pianist and recipient of the Russian Ministry of Culture Award, is such a prodigy and thanks to Kotaku, I am now…

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