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Tim Barnes is a comedian, television writer, and host of the You Are The Genre podcast. Regardless of genre, his work brings light to social issues from unexpected angles. Tim has written for the Nickelodeon sitcom Warped!, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nickelodeon's All That revival, Comedy Central, the NPR quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, and even documented his testicles once for Men's Health. Chicago Magazine named Tim one of the 16 Chicago Comics You Should Check Out... and The Chicago Tribune has described him as "a smooth wordsmith who is sharp, polished and confident..."

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