The Gist

You Can’t Handle the Spoof

Grounded absurdity in Filthy Preppy Teen$.

From the show Filthy Preppy Teen$.

Filthy Preppy Teen$

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On The Gist, comedy writer Paul Scheer explains the thinking behind his new series, Filthy Preppy Teen$, available on Fullscreen. For the Spiel, the lobstar of the antentwig.

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