The videoblog Rocketboom gives us three good New York minutes on the state of webcomics here.
His site draws around 10,000 viewers a day, and many of them use the site’s comments section to praise, argue over or eviscerate his abilities as an entertainer. So Mr. Frank turned the tables.
With help from a programmer friend, [Ze Frank] set up the comedy-writing equivalent of a Wikipedia page — an online site where anyone could write a joke and edit or even delete the jokes of others — and told his viewing public that if they were so brilliant, they could collaborate to write a script for his show. If they did so, Mr. Frank promised, he would faithfully execute it, no matter how absurd, and post the resulting video on his site.