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A Day In The Life Of Nick Offerman

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

When we think "manly," we think Ron Swanson: Nick Offerman's rugged, carnivorous, libertarian character on "Parks And Recreation." But it turns out Of...

Some More Books: Part 4

James Franco | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
James Franco

In Concrete Comedy, David Robbins is interested in comedy that engages with the real world. One of his main examples of such an approach is Andy Kaufman. In effect, Robbins is our ambassador in the world of Andy; he allows us to see the artist behind the performance.

57 Books Every Comedy Fan Should Read | Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy

Books are smart and reading is good for you! This can be hard to remember because of podcasts and television and movies and all the other things be...

The Genesis of You Got to Be Kidding!: The Cultural Arsonist's Literal Reading of the Bible

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 09.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

I woke up one morning, and the first thing I thought of was that I would read the Bible and when I found something funny, I would write about it. I had never had that thought before, and I don't know why I woke up thinking the Bible was funny, although it is hilarious.

10 Classic Books You Shouldn't Read

Dan Wilbur | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Dan Wilbur

Reading isn't fun. Not even in books. Think about it: how many works of fiction can you name that feature a character sitting around reading the whole time? Not many (unless you're in a college literature class with a super-Postmodern syllabus).

WATCH: Patton Oswalt Interviewed on Conan

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We hate Patton Oswalt. We hate his comedy, his acting, his voiceover work, his personality, his taste in clothes, his politics, his twitter feed, his ...

'Whiter Shades Of Pale'

Christian Lander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christian Lander

My travels took me to magical places like Madison, WI, Austin, TX, Portland, OR, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It became painfully evident that I still had a lot to learn about white people.

Willie Geist Picks The 6 Best Humor Books

The Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Willie Geist's 6 favorite humor books The MSNBC host highlights authors who share his taste for satirical humor -- from David Sedaris to the staff of ...

Get These Books And Be Happy

Mark Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Peters

Some have never been in the humor section at all, yet put to shame 98.3% of what we call humor. You should have these books. They will make you laugh. When we laugh, we are happy. Get these books and be happy.

Jon Stewart's 'Earth'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, the book that comedian Jon Stewart called "the most sweeping and detailed work about humanity yet put to paper" will be published by Grand Cent...

'This Was My First Book And Last'

Media Bistro | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Comedian Sarah Silverman told a Brooklyn Book Fair audience yesterday that she probably won't write another book. "For me, this was my first book and ...