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When Doing Comedy In A Red State Makes You Feel Blue

Leighann Lord | Posted 03.10.2017 | Entertainment
Leighann Lord

My first post-presidential inauguration comedy show in Pennsylvania was at an Elks Lodge. I’m accustomed to performing for a variety of monolithic a...

Got Milk?

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 01.05.2017 | Comedy
Malcolm Kushner

Milk has had a long and intimate relationship with comedy. And it's much more than just jokes about milk. It's the role that milk plays as a reactio...

In Trump's America, Comedy Clubs Are Becoming Less And Less Funny

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.29.2016 | Comedy

One night last month, improv player Peter Kim took the stage at the legendary Second City theatre in Chicago with the other members of his acclaimed c...

Comedians Plan 'The Big Unfollow' To Hit Donald Trump's Twitter Numbers

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy

On Oct. 1, comedians and their fans across the webosphere will be joining in an #UnfollowTrump action day called “The Big Unfollow.” The thought o...

Exclusive Interview with Frank Sinatra's Opening Act for 14 Years, Comedian Tom Dreesen

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Mark C. Miller

Comedian Tom Dreesen All photos courtesy of Tom Dreesen Tom Dreesen's life is equal parts comedy and philanthropy. He excels at both, and has create...

Comedians Who Are Sexually Assaulted Must Decide: 'Career Above My Dignity'?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment

Cathy hesitated for months to tell anyone about the fellow comedian in Los Angeles who she said sexually assaulted her. The comedy community is small,...

Sunshine Saved My Life

Nathan Timmel | Posted 08.11.2016 | Comedy
Nathan Timmel

My wife likes to joke that I have no soul, because I don't cry. She, for the record, weeps at the drop of a hat: during movies, a commercial, while reading... She even cried at the birth of both our children, and seriously, who does that?

Lost To Suicide

Mark Liebenow | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

Robin Williams died two years ago in August from suicide. He was dealing with Lewy body dementia that progresses quickly and is marked by depression...

Comedian Summarizes Victim-Blaming With One Brilliant Analogy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.28.2016 | Women

Victim blaming is bullsh*t, and comedian Alice Brine is calling bullsh*t on all that bullsh*t by explaining the illogical nature of it in one simple p...

Live Nation Opens First of Several Comedy Clubs on East Coast

Laura Goldman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Comedy
Laura Goldman

Live Nation opened their first comedy club on the East Coast in Philadelphia, Punch Line Philly, on July 8. with more planned. Building comedy clubs i...

5 Quick Facts About Kevin Hart

MoneyTips | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
MoneyTips

1. Kevin Hart went from working as a low-wage shoe salesman to having his own shoe line! He reportedly makes $8- to $10-million annually from Nike. ...

Owen Smith - TV's Kinda' Busiest Sarcastic Funny Man is Actually Married

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Owen Smith's Website & Twitter. Photo by Benjo Arwas. Oh, this guy Owen Smith is good. Maybe even better than me (but I doubt that.) When I was a f...

Andrew Dice Clay for Vice President!

L.E. Kalikow | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
L.E. Kalikow

Now that it looks like The Donald (Trump, not the Duck) will be the GOP candidate for President of The United States (I can't believe I'm actually wri...

The Seduction of Lesbian Vampires or How I Learned to Stop Stressing And Love the Red Carpet

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Joanna Perry-Folino

Call me crazy but I really hate walking the red carpet at the Emmy's or even worse, the Academy Awards. I walked it once and swore I'd never do it aga...

13 Funny Moms Share The Truth About Motherhood

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents

In the midst of the chaos and confusion of raising kids, sometimes all you need is a good laugh. Luckily some moms are comedians who can find humor in...

13 Hilarious Memoirs From Our Favorite Comedians

Off The Shelf | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf Life is hard, and sometimes you just need to laugh at the absurdity of it all. Lucky for us, recent years have see...

Comedian Jamie Kennedy Takes on a Dramatic Role in NBC's Heartbeat

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.10.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jamie Kennedy plays Dr. Callahan on NBC's new medical drama Heartbeat, Wednesdays 8/7C. Jamie Kennedy's Twitter and Website. The reason I enjoyed i...

Kevin Hart Humors Woman Who Thinks He's Chris Rock

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.07.2016 | Black Voices

"Top Five," erm, "Ride Along 2" star Kevin Hart had a little fun with a "fan" who mistook him for another black comedian. Hart posted a video on Insta...

Comedians Share Their Most Cringeworthy Moments In Comedy

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy

Comedy writer and Cracked video producer Teresa Lee asked some of her favorite comedian friends to describe their most embarrassing or gut-wrenching c...

Conversation With Kliph Nesteroff (Part Two)

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

As I mentioned in the last piece, after hearing comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff's interview on Marc Maron's WTF podcast I knew I had to drop everything and pick up his book. I'm a comedy fan since way back.

Exclusive: Hear Comics Adomian and Atamanuik Bring Their Trump vs. Bernie Show to DC Area (Audio, Video)

Art Levine | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment
Art Levine

Take a listen to their exclusive interview (full-length version here) for readers of The Huffington Post, first in character, and then as politically engaged comedians who eloquently analyze what they're doing.

Becoming Mike Nichols, an HBO Master Class in Theater, Film and TV

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.11.2017 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

On February 22nd, HBO will air Becoming Mike Nichols, a conversation between actor/director/producer Mike Nichols and his friend and colleague Jack O' Brien, which was Recorded only four months before Nichols' death in 2014.

Interview with Nationally Acclaimed Youth Motivator, Comedian and Keynote Speaker Michael Pritchard

Mark C. Miller | Posted 01.23.2017 | Good News
Mark C. Miller

Youth Motivator/Comedian Michael Pritchard Photo courtesy of Michael Pritchard Michael Pritchard began his career on both the comedy stage and as a...

Paula Poundstone -- 'My Audience Are People That See Beyond Themselves'

Michael Cook | Posted 01.25.2017 | Entertainment
Michael Cook

From best-selling books to consistently being on the road entertaining crowds with her hilarious stand up, Paula Poundstone continues to be a leading and legendary force in the comedy world.

President Obama Takes A Ride With Jerry Seinfeld

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU, Dec 21 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will make an appearance in Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" on Dec. 30. In a pr...