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The Merits Of Chip-Readers

Greg Mania | Posted 08.25.2016 | Comedy
Greg Mania

Sure, chip-readers are a nuisance -- they're far too time consuming and force you to make more awkward small talk with the cashier than you'd like. However, there are more benefits than one would think.

10 Future Bizarre Fads More Thrilling Than Escape Rooms & Pokémon Go

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

We all love to scare ourselves silly by riding roller-coasters, jumping out of airplanes, or even just watching horror movies. It's a controlled circumstance that provides a short term thrill, making us feel more alive after the shot of adrenaline surges through our body.

Life is Like a Cell Phone. To Make it Understandable, You Have to Hit at Least Five Bars.

James Napoli | Posted 08.24.2016 | Comedy
James Napoli

Politics. The economy. World unrest. Life is complex, and does not readily yield any meaning. Yet, it consistently offers us clues through everyday...

If Your Friends' Facebook Posts About Politics Were Real-Life Encounters

Michael Warbux | Posted 08.24.2016 | Comedy
Michael Warbux

Let’s be honest for a moment. You have people on your Facebook feed that won’t shut up about Hillary Clinton or about Donald Trump. Hell, even I h...

On 'White Privilege' And Why I Stay Silent

Alex McKelvey | Posted 08.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Alex McKelvey

If I don't post my stupid comedy videos immediately, chances are it won't make it to Facebook. I'll decide it's not worth keeping or there will be a terror attack or a racially charged killing commanding the internet's attention that would make releasing a micro short of me dancing at a Hanana frozen yogurt shop feel dirty.

Laurie Kilmartin, Baron Vaughan Among 'The Cinder Block Comedy Festival' Headline Acts

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.17.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

This weekend kicks off the 2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival. Not sure how you'll smile again once it's over? The answer to maintaining happiness lies in ...

Classic Comedy 'The Jerk' To Be Remade As 'The Asshole,' Starring Donald Trump

James Schlarmann | Posted 08.16.2016 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

"This is Hollywood," one source very close to the deal told us, "so we'd much rather recycle something than come up with an entirely new idea. But we also really wanted to capitalize on the buzz Trump's got going for him."

What We're Losing with the Cancellation of Comedy Central's 'Nightly Show'

Candace Clement | Posted 08.16.2016 | Media
Candace Clement

Just twelve weeks before the presidential elections, Comedy Central pulled the plug on one of its two black-hosted, late-night daily comedy programs, ...

Mara Wilson Wants to Know 'What Are You Afraid Of?'

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.16.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

'WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?' HOSTED BY MARA WILSON THURSDAY, AUGUST 25th 7:30PM FEATURING JO FIRESTONE, WILL MILES, AND LYSSA MANDEL WHO: Host Mara Wils...

Couch Potatoes Judging The Olympics

Tom Falco | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports
Tom Falco

The commercials are too frequent, the events are not live, NBC doesn't have a clue . . . leave it to the experts.

Musician Dan Henig And Comedian Melinda Hill

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Just what do a break-out musician and a veteran comedian have in common? Lots it turns out!

'Don't Think Twice' Producer on Making a Splash With an Indie

Gina Hall | Posted 08.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

How do you get people to put down their phones and go to a movie theater? Producer Miranda Bailey has been wrestling with that question for some time and has some answers for emerging producers.

Sizzling Moments From The Summer Olympics

Mike Ciriaco | Posted 08.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Ciriaco

Bromantic swimmers, Daley-on-Goodfellow action, and speedos as far as the eye can see. On this week's Monday Mouth-Off, Mike Ciriaco ranks the hottest moments from this summer's Olympics in Rio.

Don't Miss These 'Brooklyn Comedy Festival' Acts

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.15.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

Brooklyn Comedy Festival begins Sunday, August 21st at 9pm, concluding Sunday, August 28th with a Super Mario sendoff (90's Sunday Wrap Party). This ...

Stephen Colbert, Sheryl Sandberg, and Ellen DeGeneres Reveal Their First Jobs

Mimi Zheng | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Celebrities like Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres, and Sheryl Sandberg recently shared what their first 7 jobs were, which included gigs like babysitting, dish washing, and even exotic dancing.

UCB, Comedy Celebs Dominate Kickstarter Film Festival Lineup

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

There is so much to be excited about in regards to the upcoming Brooklyn Comedy Festival (Aug. 22-28).

Who Should Replace Trump?

Brett Osinoff | Posted 08.11.2016 | Comedy
Brett Osinoff

Nineteen percent of Republicans are calling for Trump to be replaced! Who should the party nominate that won't cause them to lose the base of Trump's supporters? Well, how about Papa John?

Don't Judge A Woman By Her Caption

Abby Draper | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Abby Draper

A few weeks ago I was on like round seven of my daily social media stalking breaks and I came across something that really surprised me. A woman that ...

Trump Reaches Out To His Best Bud

Gary Jacobs | Posted 08.10.2016 | Comedy
Gary Jacobs

"Hi, Vlad. Thanks for taking my call." "No problem, my friend," Putin replied. "What can I do for you?" "It's the polls, Vlad," said Trump. "The ...

Ira Glass And Mike Birbiglia Chat Comedy, Jealousy, And More

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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These Men Spent An Entire Day In A Girdle And Barely Survived

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.09.2016 | Latino Voices

Things are about to get tight for a couple of brave men... and not in a good way. Fajas, the Spanish word for body shaping girdles, are frequently us...

I Have An DNAddiction

Quincy LeNear Gossfield | Posted 08.12.2016 | Comedy
Quincy LeNear Gossfield

There is something heavy on my heart that I want to share. I have been in denial about it for two years and frankly I am embarrassed by the truth of t...

Let The Games Begin!

Brian Caldirola | Posted 08.08.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

Welcome to Rio 2016.

The Name is Trump, Melania Trump

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.10.2016 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Picture this. The Russians have a long-range plan to take over the American Presidency, but indirectly. Just make it toothless on the world scene, a...

Digital Media Is Changing Everything, Right Down to Your Sense of Humor

Quora | Posted 08.05.2016 | Media
Quora

How does digital media influence comedy? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by peopl...