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Featured Doer: Baratunde Thurston

First Posted: 05/11/10 07:36 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:25 PM ET

Baratunde Thurston

Online, there's only one Baratunde -- and that's Baratunde Thurston, the web and politics editor of The Onion, whose tweets, blogs and TV appearances have a loyal following. He proves that even in such a vast, oceanic Web, a voice as distinct as Thurston's can't help but stand out. He straddles the worlds of technology, politics, race and comedy unlike any other. A Harvard graduate (and the former Web and tech editor of the school newspaper, The Crimson), Thurston is an evolving one-man brand: a comedian and an author, host of PopSci's Future Of on Science Channel and the co-founder of the influential Jack & Jill Politics,which calls itself "a black bourgeoisie perspective on U.S. politics."

He is one of 15 candidates for a video interview in our HuffPost Spotlight Series, presented by HP. The top five question-getters will be interviewed using your questions.

Question submissions for the Spotlight Series are now closed. Thank you for your questions and stay tuned for our interviews with the top five question-getters!

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