No body element, all the type is in factbox

McClatchy.comJune 7, 2012 

  • More information As one joke after another bombed, Eric Andre, the host of his own talk show, started to panic. “I’m dying,” he said blankly into the microphone. His sidekick, the deadpan comic Hannibal Buress, did not sympathize. “We all are,” he shot back, existentially. If “The Eric Andre Show” isn’t the darkest comedy on television, it’s surely the most poorly lighted. Its shadowy thrift-store design evokes a weirdly amusing mood of giddy, maniacal desperation. When not dying, Andre is typically destroying. He kicks his desk in half, punches himself and bull rushes his own band. As satirists go, he’s a kamikaze artist.

Slumping job growth has alarmed some economists who fear the U.S. economy is in trouble.

Ben Bernanke doesn't appear to be one of them.

Adding type to the body element.

The Federal Reserve chief sketched a hopeful outlook in testimony to a congressional panel Thursday and sent no signals that the Fed will take further steps soon to aid the economy.

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