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Ken M's guide to being 'believably stupid' on the internet

Comedy Central copywriter Kenneth McCarthy shares why he's been posing as a troll in online comment sections.
If you can't beat 'em, troll 'em!
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Have you ever noticed a "good-hearted, super confident moron" named Ken M in online comment threads? If you wondered how he could possibly hold so many half-baked opinions, check in with his creator, Kenneth McCarthy. 

The Comedy Central copywriter joins Shad to discuss why he poses as a troll in online comment sections, why he gave up on civil conversation in the first place, and the surreal interactions spawned by his online improv. 

WEB EXTRA | See highlights of Ken's greatest moments here, and tell us: are you tempted to correct comments out there that are "strange but believably stupid"? Do you ever amp up the absurdity of your own opinions online? 

Ken M heats up the conversation about global warming. (Ken M/Screengrab)

 
 

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