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Points in Case

Humorous, creative, thematic, and entertaining articles and lists

We don't follow a viral or utilitarian formula when it comes to selecting comedy articles and lists—if it's funny it's funny, and we'll do our best to make it work. We're very open to creative writing, atypical formats, mainstream topics with an original approach, mundane topics made interesting, edgy or controversial material, satire/parodies, and other offbeat ideas. We're looking for smart, irreverent, or eloquent comedy writing with personality or pizzazz, and a clear throughline. But the main goal is to arouse laughter, whatever your method.

Funny stories, observational humor, essays, current events, and other topical articles are great too, as long as they're comedic. The only styles we don't publish are poetry and satire news, because you already know where to get that.

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
200 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 1500 words

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Estimated Response: 10 days

Market Response Data
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This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.

There are 19 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
1 min | 6.42 mean avg | 6 median | 12 max days
31.57% - avg 7 days
63.15% - avg 6 days (66.66% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
1 pending responses (0 min | 0 mean avg | 0 median | 0 max days waiting)
Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data.
We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.

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Listing added: 13 August 2019

Last officially checked: 13 August 2019

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