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Harvard Sailing Team 

When: Fri., Aug. 22 2014
Price: $12, $10 in advance
The Harvard Sailing Team hit it big on YouTube when YouTube was first hitting it big. The New York-based sketch group—which is unrelated to the university or sailing, as the troupe's fine print reads—began uploading short, simple sketches to the Internet in 2007 and was among the first to realize the site's comedic potential. Videos like "Boys Will /be Girls" and "Hipster Thanksgiving" went viral, and the team's nine members (Jen Curran, Clayton Early, Faryn Einhorn, Katie Larsen, Adam Lustick, Billy Scafuri, Chris Smith, Rebecca Delgado Smith, and Sara Taylor) have since hit "that guy from that thing" level in Hollywood, while continuing to produce satirical videos with improving production values. Continue reading >>



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