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Katla McGlynn
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Katla McGlynn is the Comedy Editor at The Huffington Post.

She is a Pace University & Upright Citizens Brigade alum and New Yorker since 2004. She is the creator of the first comedy web series set in a ladies’ bathroom, “Stallin’ With Dave Hill,” and co-creator of the four-part holiday expose, "Jason & Katla’s War On Christmas."

In addition to covering and creating comedy, she regularly recaps AMC’s “The Walking Dead" and once led a week-long viral campaign to find and meet Bill Murray at SXSW. She succeeded.

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Nikki Glaser Quickly Explains Why Men Telling Women To Smile Is Creepy

(20) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 3:09 PM

Most women do not enjoy being asked to "smile" by a strange man on the street, yet many men have a hard time understanding why that is.

In comedian Nikki Glaser's minute-long "Rant" for Now This News, she wonders if that's because the same four...

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25 Of Homer Simpson's Greatest Food Moments Of All Time

(11) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Donuts. Beer. Sandwiches that fell behind the radiator weeks ago. Homer Simpson would do almost anything for his family, but his love of food knows no bounds.

To celebrate the fact that we're about to watch every "Simpsons" episode ever, we decided to take a look back on...

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Nathan Fielder Cracks Up Conan With His NSFW Instagram Prank

(1) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 10:52 AM

Anyone who watches "Nathan For You" knows how dedicated Nathan Fielder is to helping his clients, but nothing can top his commitment to a bit.

Fielder's ability to stay in character came in handy during his "Conan" appearance Monday night, when his deadpan explanation as to why...

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Jimmy Fallon Translates Obama's Best Facial Expressions

(10) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 11:59 AM

President Obama can be hard to read sometimes, but thanks to Jimmy Fallon, we now know exactly what the leader of the free world is thinking at all times.

Well, not exactly. We'd still like to know what's going through his mind when he has to pose for the same...

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Chris Rock Explains How Fame Is Exactly Like Being A 'Hot' Woman

(6) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 1:39 PM

Could the most popular girl in high school and an international celebrity really be one in the same? According to Chris Rock, there's almost no difference.

In an exclusive clip from "The Approval Matrix," Rock explains how, as David Spade used to tell him, being famous is a lot like...

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This Hand 'Swallowing' Cars Is Your Much-Needed Cheap Laugh Of The Day

(8) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 2:40 PM

Sometimes we all just need a simple laugh to take our mind off things.

In this case, we're talking stupid simple.

Shh ... Don't think. Just watch.

[via Pleated Jeans]

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New 'Nathan For You' Stunt Counts On Pregnant Women Giving Birth In Cabs

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 12:21 PM

Nathan Fielder has no shortage of bizarre ideas on how to improve business, but only this one counts on a child being born in the process.

In a preview clip from this week's "Nathan For You," Nathan pitches a ridiculous new scheme to a struggling cab driver whose...

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Bill Maher's New Rule For The 'Straight White Guy Festival'

(86) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 12:59 PM

Let's face it, straight, white guys have had it pretty good for a pretty long time. Actually, make that really good for a really long time.

That's why, when flyers for a supposed "Straight White Guy Festival" began popping up in Ohio, the Internet did a collective eye...

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Bill Cosby To Perform At Carnegie Hall For 2014 New York Comedy Festival

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 12:28 PM

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Be Bill Cosby, apparently.

The initial line up for the 2014 New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) was announced today, featuring shows by Amy Schumer, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro and more comedians du jour, but this year's Carnegie Hall show is reserved...

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Here's Why Everyone Should Trade Their Guns In For Nunchuks

(6) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 1:21 PM

Gun violence is still a problem that plagues this country daily. But, could the solution be a simple change of weapon?

Comedian Monroe Martin explores one possible solution in this 40-second "Rant" on trading in guns for nunchaku.

Gun lovers might have a hard time trading their bullets for...

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Dog Suffers Existential Crisis At Birthday Party

(2) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 12:09 PM

They're singing "Happy Birthday," but all this dog hears is the sound of crippling loneliness and existential dread.

In the this video from 2013, we can all witness the exact moment this canine family member realized we are all truly alone in this world. So alone. SO ALONE!

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Garfunkel And Oates Talk New IFC Show, 'Beige Curtains' And Not Smoking Weed With Their Fans

(2) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 2:59 PM

I first met Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci back in 2010 during an interview, in the basement of Comix, a bygone New York City comedy venue. That same month, my colleagues and I spoke to Nick Kroll, Donald Glover, Whitney Cummings and Chelsea Peretti...

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Here's Further Proof That Shower Thoughts Are The Weirdest Thoughts

(4) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 10:28 AM

If you've ever stood in the shower and thought something along the lines of, "You know what? Lobsters ARE like mermaids to scorpions." Just know that you're not alone.

Consistently one of the most mind-blowing subreddits, r/ShowerThoughts is a haven for head-scratching epiphanies that people have had while...

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Get Inspired With This Supercut Of Tom Haverford's Most Ridiculous Business Ideas

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 10:16 AM

When it comes to Aziz Ansari's character on "Parks and Recreation," there's clearly no such thing as a bad idea.

There are, however, totally ridiculous ideas that could only come from the mind of Tom Haverford.

Relive all of Tom's dreams for would-be enterprises, including the ones he saw...

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Please Don't Make Us Give Directions To Any Of These Places

(48) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 9:50 AM

You want to go where?! Well, all right. Here goes nothing.

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Jimmy Fallon Thanks Sliced Bread, Kermit & Miss Piggy's Unborn Child And More

(1) Comments | Posted August 2, 2014 | 1:25 PM

After a thorough round of messing with James, Jimmy Fallon wrote out his weekly "Thank You Notes" on Friday night's "Tonight Show."

Summer barbecues, hoarders/alcoholics and the potential spawn of Kermit and Miss Piggy were all recipients, but the most head-scratching note might have gone to sliced bread:

"Thank you,...
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Bill Maher Hated The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer As Much As You Did

(1) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 9:54 AM

If your reaction to seeing the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer was anything close to this, you're in good company:

In an exclusive clip of his New Rules, Bill Maher had a similar response to the sexual thriller's first look, but it wasn't because of...

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Help A Grown Man Live Like An Adult With 1-800-Adopt-A-Dude

(2) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 12:43 PM

For the price of a roll of toilet paper a day, you can help a dude in need buy his own toilet paper.

That's the important message a PSA from Melissa Hunter hopes will reach today's successful women looking to nurture and care for a dude of their...

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13 Good Luck Charms That We'd Rather Not Have, Thank You

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 1:33 PM

They say these things are supposed to bring you good luck. We say, "No, thanks."

If stepping in dog doo, carrying around a vulture's head or getting salt all over our backs is "good luck," we might just be cool with whatever our bad luck has in store.

Check out...

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Bill Maher's New Rule For Parents Who Name Their Babies 'Katniss'

(62) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 3:23 PM

Katniss? Really?

Bill Maher has a special message for people who name their daughters after Jennifer Lawrence's character in "The Hunger Games," and he even found a way to make a Hobby Lobby joke to go with it.

Hear his exclusive "New Rule" (above) and just try not to...

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