by Rachel Swan
Rumors of Pandora's new comedy genome project began circulating back in August, when the Oakland company first began head-hunting local experts to help man its new division. And today, Pandora finally confirmed that those rumors were true. Several news outlets, including SF Weekly, reported that the in internet radio service will now offer personalized stations based on humor. According to founder Tim Westergren, users have been demanding a comedy genome for quite a while, which just goes to show that humor may be at the cusp of another renaissance.