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Jay Clark

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How to Plot the Perfect French Exit for the Holidays

Jay Clark | December 19, 2014 | Comedy
Between office parties and family gatherings, you may find yourself in a similar panic-button situation this holiday season. By no means am I endorsing such disappearing acts, but it's important to be realistic about the likelihood you'll want to perform one.
Tony Newman

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Ethan Nadelmann and Stephen Colbert on Drugs

Tony Newman | December 19, 2014 | Media
Like millions of others, I tuned in regularly to get the news of the day from the hilarious show. I loved how the show could educate people and explain complicated issues in such an entertaining way. The segments were often more informative than networking news, and a hell of a lot funnier.
Todd Hartley

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I'm With Stupid: Genetically, It's the Same Thing as a Chihuahua

Todd Hartley | December 19, 2014 | Comedy
On that note, if you are thinking about getting a wolf and you have children, you might want to make sure the wolf gets enough to eat.
Elaine Ambrose

A Scholarly Defense of Class Clowns

Elaine Ambrose | December 19, 2014 | Comedy
Psychologists, well-meaning intellectuals, and exasperated teachers will claim that the class clown is a disruptive, annoying problem-child who is disguising deep emotional pain by acting like an amateur comedian just to get attention.
PureWow

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What Your Favorite Cocktail Says About You

PureWow | December 19, 2014 | Taste
Ever wonder what your drink order says about your personality? Here's our highly scientific assessment.
Marcia Liss

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...Starve A Fever

Marcia Liss | December 19, 2014 | Comedy
Samantha Rodman PhD

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Top Ten Things Your Jewish Friends Do on Christmas

Samantha Rodman PhD | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
Here is an inside look at what your Jewish, or Muslim, or Buddhist, or Hindu or anything else friends do on Christmas, because you know you're curious.
Leighann Lord

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There is No Spoon: A Pre-Christmas Story

Leighann Lord | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
Here's the deal: I live in a two-family house with -- oh my god -- my family, and so when sharing a meal it's not uncommon for plates, pots, pans, and yes, silverware to circulate freely between kitchens. So my spoons weren't missing. They had just temporarily relocated.
Susie Sampson

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All I Want for Christmas Is You -- Hillary Clinton (Parody)

Susie Sampson | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
Hillary Clinton is running for president! And she announces it through song! Singing way better than Mariah Carey, Hillary wants to give her best wishes and let you know that she's running for president.
Heather Kasdan

The Guide to Appropriate Commenting

Heather Kasdan | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
They make me laugh, they make me cry, they make me wish that I knew a world before I thought to read the comments section and then when I realize that I can never go back to that world, they make me cry again.
Arianna Huffington

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Looking Back at 9 Years of The Colbert Report (VIDEO)

Arianna Huffington | December 18, 2014 | Media
Today, as The Colbert Report airs its final episode, I'm looking back with gratitude on nine years of great television. I loved being on the show several times, discussing everything from my Greek accent to self-sabotage to the obnoxious roommate living in my head. Here are some of my favorite moments on The Colbert Report over the years.
Stacie Corliss

30 Days of Online Dating: Tone-Deaf on eHarmony

Stacie Corliss | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
Me: (In a whining sigh.) Hi. Boy BFF: Hey, what's up. Everything alright? Me: (Still whining. Still sighing.) I don't want to do this anymore. BBFF: What are we talking about here. Me: ONLINE DATING. BBFF: Ahh, right. Yes. Hasn't it only been, like, three days? Me: Five. It's been...
Stacia Fernandez

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I'll Have the Middle (ST)age Christmas With No Judgement on the Side, Please

Stacia Fernandez | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', '95dDljcjqjFk7ssIODuUufEDsfvYUFb5'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video Whatever religion, sect, or earth tribe you belong to? I happen to celebrate Christmas. So Merry Christmas to me! I think we make too big of a deal which holiday we celebrate....
Randy Susan Meyers

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Santa Baby: I Just Can't Quit You

Randy Susan Meyers | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
Oh, Santa. Baby. How long will our merry go round keep going round? Do we need couples counseling again this year? You and I have been in our indescribably on-again-off-again relationship for too long. I've been writing about our tortured love for how many years?
Sophia A. McClennen

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10 Reasons It Sucks to Lose 'Stephen Colbert'

Sophia A. McClennen | December 18, 2014 | Entertainment
As we prepare for the end of The Colbert Report, it is time to reflect on exactly what we are losing as Stephen Colbert retires his character and moves on to host The Late Show.
Amy Heinz

The Christmas Tree Incident of 2014

Amy Heinz | December 18, 2014 | Parents
There was the year my finger got stuck between the tree and the stand. And the year we carefully secured the tree onto the top of our minivan only to discover that we'd tied the wonderfully convenient sliding doors shut -- with the baby in the baby carrier still outside.
Helen Eisenbach

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Ask a Lesbian

Helen Eisenbach | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
The long-awaited Lesbian ID is now available to American citizens, undocumented residents, and loud if wealthy non-American visitors. To find out whether you are eligible to receive your Lesbian ID, consider the following questions.
Gina Jacobs Thomas

Wrestling With Squirrels

Gina Jacobs Thomas | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
There have been times in my life when I had to take a stand for what was right, even when sitting there and taking the unfairness would have been easier. Even when it meant getting physical.Even when there was a chance of getting rabies. Let me explain...
Francis Levy

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DPRK Hackers

Francis Levy | December 18, 2014 | Comedy
DPRK Hackers. Fast, reliable service without a smile. Ask for Mr. Kim. Film publicity, high quality plutonium, fully armed warheads, labor (ask about our detention facilitates ) and basketball camps.
Peter Paskale

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Sony's Act of Cowardice That Betrays 2000 Years

Peter Paskale | December 18, 2014 | Entertainment
a cowardly Sony Pictures just betrayed not only its audience, but the entire tradition of comedy, and all those brave men and women who for 2,500 years have used comedy to speak truth to tyranny. Terrorists and Despots 1; Humanity 0.
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