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Michael Eisner Apparently Can't Find Any Beautiful, Funny Women, But We Just Did

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.06.2015 | Entertainment

Last week at the Aspen Ideas Festival, former Disney CEO and clueless white man Michael Eisner reminded us that women aren't usually funny because the...

Is Trump Tapping Into PC Backlash?

Kevin Price | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics
Kevin Price

For those who thought that Trump's remarks made him "dead in the water" politically had to be shocked over what has happened in the days since. He has catapulted in the polls and seems to be taping into the "Silent Majority" that Richard Nixon use to refer to in his presidential campaigns.

5 Reasons to See an Unknown Comedian

Nathan Timmel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Comedy
Nathan Timmel

A little while back, a friend of mine performed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He said the shows were lightly attended, with a couple dipping well below the 100-person mark.

How to Write Anything Creative

Robbie Pickard | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Robbie Pickard

Creative writing is easy, and anyone can do it. All you have to do is follow these simple steps.

Not Just Comic Genius: Noah Baron and Ross Willett, the Comedy Duo Taking Over the Internet

Kay Smythe | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy
Kay Smythe

Modern comedy is a tough business, especially in Los Angeles. This is a city where people take themselves very seriously. Almost too seriously.

Bill Maher Calls College Student A 'Little Sh*t' For Criticizing Jerry Seinfeld

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.20.2015 | College

Political talk show host Bill Maher called a college writer a "little shit" on his HBO show Friday night for questioning comedian Jerry Seinfeld's cla...

Jerry Seinfeld Says College Kids Don't Understand Racism Or Sexism

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

College kids are too politically correct for Jerry Seinfeld. The comedian spoke to ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd for an episode of "The Herd with ...

The Irish Heritage of the Remarkable Anne Meara

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Like so many, I am mourning the loss of actress, comedian and writer, Anne Meara. Partnered in every sense of the word with Jerry Stiller, her husband of 61 years, she brought smiles to all of us, but there was so much more to her career than many of us appreciated.

Melissa Rivers Opens Up About Romance, Body Image and Joan's Best Motherly Advice

Caroline Presno | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

In The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa Rivers delivers a tribute to her mom with a lot of life and a lot of laughs.

With Gay Marriage Likely, HRC Fights Bigotry In States -- Launches DC Fundraiser Featuring Comic Erin Foley

Art Levine | Posted 05.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Art Levine

Even with the odds increasing after last month's Supreme Court arguments that the court will lift the ban on gay marriages nationwide, most states still can discriminate against gays with impunity.

Humans Try To Catch Food, Aren't Nearly As Cute As Fritz The Dog

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.27.2015 | Comedy

Fritz is one cool golden retriever. He loves playing catch with food like burritos and doughnuts. Fritz doesn't always catch his food, but he's still ...

Everything That Happened At SXSW Comedy 2015 In 60 Photos

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.24.2015 | Comedy

Well, almost everything. Austin's annual South By Southwest Festival is known for premiering and showcasing stars of music, film and interactive, b...

Katla McGlynn

5 Things Comedians Can Learn From Bill Burr And Al Madrigal

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.23.2015 | Comedy

The idea behind All Things Comedy is the opposite of selling out. It's to give comedians the promotional support they need without sacrificing ownersh...

Comedian Julie Goldman: 'I Would Be Lesbian Maude' in Modern-Day Remake

Sarah Toce | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

It makes sense that Goldman would have an unapologetic outlook on her comedy. Joan Rivers was, after all, one of her favorite comedians.

Ode to Joy: Robin, Joan and Laughter's Long Life

Devra Maza | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

Both Robin and Joan knew that, in a world of terrorists, trauma, financial hardships and upheaval, humor is an indispensable tonic to our troubles.

Louis C.K. Wears Homemade Charlie Hebdo Shirt

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.09.2015 | Comedy

Louis C.K. on Wednesday night added his voice to the chorus of comedians standing in support of Charlie Hebdo, donning a homemade T-shirt for his show...

Top 25 Funniest Tweets of 2014

Kate Hall | Posted 03.02.2015 | Comedy
Kate Hall

Need a good laugh? These'll do the trick. Every month I choose the 10 funniest tweets I've read and share them on my blog, HallofTweets.com. From those lists I've curated the 25 funniest of 2014. Once you've put your drink down, read and enjoy!

An Open Letter to President Obama

Jamie Masada | Posted 02.08.2015 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

This is a desperate plea from the comedy community. Comedians are visionaries; they identify the subjects that require the most attention and then they incorporate these issues into their material. Still, there is a sad and unnerving truth behind it -- as there is behind much humor.

WATCH: Some Of The Dumbest Questions About Lesbians Answered In Under 3 Minutes!

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 11.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Earlier this month comedian Cameron Esposito answered a few questions about what it's like to be a lesbian. The video was so informative -- and so ...

7 Reasons Why Aging Is Actually Cool

Carole Montgomery | Posted 01.10.2015 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

It's so nice to be happy in your own skin, even if it looks like a Shar-Pei puppy's. I have nothing to prove to anyone. How great is it knowing I can just be myself and not worry about whether or not someone likes me?

Cedric The Entertainer's Favorite Advice From Bernie Mac

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Black Voices

When Cedric The Entertainer made the move to New York City from St. Louis, the first opportunity for work he found was on "Def Comedy Jam." The idea o...

Why This Comedian Hid Her Depression From The World

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Mental illness affects one out of every four people -- comedian Ruby Wax being one of them. Due to fear of stigma, she felt the need to keep her depre...

Traditional Sitcoms Don't Work for Talented Comedians

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Molly Fosco

What turned out to be not quite so compelling, is when the show began to stray away from Mulaney's comedy and started to rely heavily on cliche sitcom one-liners. Coupled with audience laughter after every other joke delivery, things began to rapidly sour.

Greg Walloch, the Gay Comedian with Cerebral Palsy, Talks About Howard Stern

Ilana Rapp | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

What's the difference between an actor, comedian, writer and storyteller? I'm still figuring that one out, so I'm looking forward to your comments with the explanation.

No One Laugh at Kanye West, Please

Jordan Carlos | Posted 11.30.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Carlos

Kanye West has opened my eyes and there is no going back. The two experiences are exactly, exactly the same. In Hollywood you have gifting sweets, million dollar deals, access, social capital, hedonism, wealth and more -- AKA the same thing Blacks dealt with in the '60s. Agreed, Mr. West! Agreed!