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Katla McGlynn
Katla McGlynn is the Senior Comedy & Viral 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.

Entries by Katla McGlynn

Cinderella's Evil Step-Sisters Try To Get Into Heaven, Are The Worst People Ever

(1) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:58 AM

Would Cinderella's evil step-sisters Anastasia and Drizella make it past Heaven's pearly gates? You wouldn't think so, considering they have "evil" right in the name.

However, in Above Average's ongoing "St. Peter Meets" series, ol' St. Pete (played by George Basil) has a really hard time shutting down...

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'It's My Dog's Birthday' Rap Is A Gift For Man's Best Friend

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 10:42 AM

If only dogs could a) understand birthdays or b) understand rap songs. They would LOVE this.

MTV just dropped a throwback TRL-inspired web show, starring Patrick Noth and Morgan Evans, and kicking things off is a music video for K-9's "It's My Dog's Birthday."...

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Nasim Pedrad Shows Off Her Aziz Ansari Impression In Unaired 'SNL' Sketch

(3) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:16 AM

Nasim Pedrad won't return to "Saturday Night Live" this season, but on Monday night's "Conan" she got to show off an impression that never fully made it to air.

After telling the story of how she was confronted by Kim Kardashian about her impersonation of the...

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Joan Rivers Was Supposed To Appear On 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' This Season

(5) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:16 AM

As if we needed even more reasons to miss the late, great Joan Rivers, we can add what could have been a hilarious car ride with Jerry Seinfeld to the list.

On Monday, Seinfeld shared an Aug. 19 text message with his "Comedians In Cars Getting...

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11 Reasons Garfield Was Wrong About Mondays

(4) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 11:58 AM

The first day of the week gets a pretty bad rap, but is Monday really the worst?

Sure, you're probably a little bummed about returning to work or school, and maybe you're feeling somewhat daunted by the tasks that lie ahead of you, but when isn't that...

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Colin Quinn Talks New 'SNL' Cast Members, New York City And Being A Cultural Anthropologist

(3) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 10:19 AM

As a former "Weekend Update" anchor, Colin Quinn is one of the few people who knows what's in store for new hire Michael Che. Of course, he has nothing but jokes for him.

Quinn, a lifelong New Yorker who is now bringing some authenticity to "Girls," recently...

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'Too Long; Didn't Listen' Ep. 1: Comedian Tom Shillue Reveals The Origin Of The Ragtime Gals

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM

HuffPost Comedy Editors Carol Hartsell and Katla McGlynn spend all day looking at funny things on the Internet. Now, they have a podcast. This is "Too Long; Didn't Listen."

For our inaugural episode, we sat down with comedian, storyteller and TV commentator Tom Shillue...

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Amy Poehler Weighs The Pros And Cons Of 'Traditional' Marriage On 'The Approval Matrix'

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 9:41 AM

In the season finale of "The Approval Matrix," Amy Poehler actually has some positive things to say about the "good old days" of marriage.

Except for the whole, you know, not-being-able-to-vote thing.

A snippet of Poehler's chat with host Neal Brennan reveals the pros and cons...

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9 New Uses For Your Useless Diploma

(19) Comments | Posted September 7, 2014 | 12:50 PM

As students settle back into the school year with dreams of someday receiving that fancy piece of paper called a diploma, it's tough to admit that, in adult life, no one will ever ask to see it.

Education and degree aside, your physical diploma is basically forgotten as soon you...

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17 señales de que tu mascota está muy necesitada de amor

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 4:11 PM

Todos amamos a nuestras mascotas, pero por cada gato indiferente y perro relajado, hay animales a los que sólo se les puede describir como "muy necesitados de amor".

Si eres el dueño de una de esas mascotas excesivamente apegadas, probablemente ya lo sabes (y también es probable que tu animalito...

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17 Signs Your Pet Is A Stage-5 Clinger

(25) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 2:38 PM

We all love our pets, but for every indifferent cat and laid-back dog, there are animals who can only be described as stage-5 clingers.

If you're the owner of one of these overly attached pets, you probably already know (they're probably trying to prevent you from reading this...

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Joan Rivers On How She Got Her Start, Broke The Mold And Found Truth In Comedy

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 4:17 PM

Before she became a staple on Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show," made herself into a household name and forged a second career out of mocking celebrity fashions, Joan Rivers was one of the first female stand-up comics to break the disingenuous, male-dominated mold that was so pervasive in the comedy world.

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Chris Hardwick Explains Why He's So Damn Happy All The Time, And How You Can Be Too

(6) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Eager. Excited. Perhaps a bit of an overachiever. Chris Hardwick knows what people think about him.

“I have this energy that’s kind of a cross between Spongebob and Tracy Flick from 'Election,'" he said during an interview in New York last month. "It’s not like I don’t get cranky...

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John Oliver And Cookie Monster Team Up To Anchor 'W-ORD Channel 7 News'

(12) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 12:03 PM

Would we watch a newscast that mixes comedy, grammar lessons and "Sesame Street" characters? In a word, definitely.

"Last Week Tonight" star John Oliver joined forces with Cookie Monster for this word-centric news report that (unfortunately) won't be a nightly TV program, but (fortunately) will tell you all the breaking...

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11 Cartoon Animals Who Are Also Living A Lie

(5) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 1:12 PM

In light of the recent buzz that Hello Kitty may not be a cat after all, we've decided to debunk some other unbelievable* misconceptions about popular cartoon animals.

Scroll down to find out which other beloved animated characters are NOT what they seem.

*Literally, unbelievable.

Pepe Le...

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27 Signs It's Definitely Time To Go Back To School

(4) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:22 PM

If you come across any of these while dropping your kids off at school, just keep driving.

In addition to some hilariously questionable phrasing, these signs indicate that it's time for some serious spelling and grammar lessons -- not to mention a course on irony.

Let's hope the school year...

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

(35) 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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