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Xefer On Comedy

Xefer is a fun little website where you can see how many clicks it takes you to get from any random Wikipedia article title to the philosophy article. Basically, it’s the world’s greatest time-waster not called Tumblr. I decided to play with it by typing in three different comedy films and seeing what it came up with. I used, in order:

  • Sons of the Desert (1933, Laurel and Hardy)
  • The General (1926, Buster Keaton)
  • Safety Last! (1923, Harold Lloyd)

And here’s what happened:

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I think my favorite part was how ‘Sons of the Desert’ somehow went through the ‘Carl Linnaeus’ article. I don’t know why, but that just cracked me up.