HowStuffWorks Taps Founder Jack O'Brien to Lead Them Into Comedy

New West Coast office will seek to leverage L.A.'s comedy and improv communities

One of the final things Jack O’Brien put together at before heading out the door at the beginning of June after 11 years was a “Spit Take” look at the trouble Benedict Cumberbatch had with the word “penguin,” the difficulties encountered by Bill Cosby on YouTube and more. If you’re not familiar with the work and personality of that site’s founder and editor in chief, “6 Celebrities That Can’t Figure Out Basic Human Activities” is a fun place to start.