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Rudolph Dance Off: One Of The Most Festive Things To Hit Chicago This Season

Greg Archer | Posted 02.18.2015 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Forget those 10 Lords a Leaping. This season, Chicagoans only need two. Meet co-workers and pals Matt Monnin and Peter Frederiksen. The spunky and...

The Best Christmas They Ever Had

Randy Turner | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Randy Turner

As the officers took the jolly fat man out of their home, Jimmy and Jenny began opening their gifts. It was the best Christmas they ever had.

Ask a Lesbian

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 02.17.2015 | Comedy
Helen Eisenbach

The long-awaited Lesbian ID is now available to American citizens, undocumented residents, and loud if wealthy non-American visitors. To find out whether you are eligible to receive your Lesbian ID, consider the following questions.

How to Not Be a Bitter Old Queen

Kevin Thornton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Kevin Thornton

I'm in my 40s; that's about in the middle of life if I'm so lucky. As I look back through time, I sense the 20-year-old version of me back there in the past, judging me. I was cocky then. It's easy to imagine oneself as the winner before the contest has even started.

Wrestling With Squirrels

Gina Jacobs Thomas | Posted 02.17.2015 | Comedy
Gina Jacobs Thomas

There have been times in my life when I had to take a stand for what was right, even when sitting there and taking the unfairness would have been easier. Even when it meant getting physical.Even when there was a chance of getting rabies. Let me explain...

Sony's Act of Cowardice That Betrays 2000 Years

Peter Paskale | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Paskale

a cowardly Sony Pictures just betrayed not only its audience, but the entire tradition of comedy, and all those brave men and women who for 2,500 years have used comedy to speak truth to tyranny. Terrorists and Despots 1; Humanity 0.

Dear Hairdresser

Nancy Roman | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I like bangs. Long, but not too long. And fringy. You know, like that actress. You know... her. But only in that one movie, not the other one.

I Just Got Back From Italy... And America Is the Best Food Country in the World

Lewis Krell | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel
Lewis Krell

I certainly am not stupid enough to think that eating in Italy is anything short of an incredible and life-altering experience. What I do think however is that Europeans and the rest of the world complaining about American cuisine is a comically misguided argument.

Theater Etiquette For Dummies

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

It's that time of year: the time of year when millions of tourists decent upon New York City to celebrate the holidays. While there are an endless amount of sights to see while visiting New York, almost everyone coming to town this holiday season will want to take in a Broadway or Off-Broadway show.

This Is What Happened When I Put Tinder Aside to Pursue the Girl of My Dreams

Brian Hanley | Posted 02.14.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As Max Frisch said: "Technology [is] the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it."

Female Comics Are Making a Statement About Feminism, And It's Awesome

Madeline Diamond | Posted 02.14.2015 | College
Madeline Diamond

While gender inequality is still an issue in the entertainment industry and beyond, perhaps humorous yet thought-provoking commentaries are the start of some improvement.

Aziz Ansari Gets Variety's Power of Comedy Award

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.14.2015 | Comedy
Philip David Morton

It's quite a challenge for a comic to stand before a cancer foundation and entertainment executive crowd and make 'em laugh.

Podcast Review: Bullseye With Jesse Thorn: Chris Rock and John Cleese

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The guests that pass through the portals of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn run the gamut of show business and the conversations can get serious. Still, given the host's comedy connections, no one would debate that his show counts as a comedy podcast.

12 Careers to Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Dan Miles | Posted 02.10.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

There are many factors to consider when choosing a potential career; pay, prospects the elusive work/life balance. However too few people consider whether their chosen profession would in fact help them survive a zombie apocalypse.

Mom Sells Breast Milk to Pay for Christmas Presents

Sara Starkman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

Comedy is too easy when people do this kind of shit. I was wrong about before. God bless the holiday season.

Tears and Laughs: 'La Bohème' in SF, History of Comedy (Abridged) in Marin

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

I've thoroughly enjoyed everything I've seen from SF Opera this season, and La Bohème, conducted by Giuseppe Finzi, was no exception.

Hanukkah Oh, Chanukkah: A Holiday Primer for Non-Jews (Goyim)

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 02.08.2015 | Comedy
Lisa Page Rosenberg

Soon it will be the first night of Chanukkah, the eight night long Jewish Festival of Lights. My husband is Jewish. I have been a Rosenberg for almost a decade now but being raised Catholic, I am not really Jewish, merely a Jew-adjacent. However, in my fake Jew-ness I have learned a couple of things about this holiday.

The 12 Dogs of Christmas

Kait Sawyer | Posted 02.08.2015 | Good News
Kait Sawyer

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...err, wait a second -- we would be here forever. In the meantime, check out my favorite 12 dogs of Christmas and let me know which one is your favorite!

23 Reasons Why Dachshunds Are the Undisputed Champions of Dogshaming

BarkPost | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green
BarkPost

There's a reason why a Dachshund kicked off the now widespread trend of Dogshaming. Why? Because Doxies are mutherpuppin' mischievous, naughty-minded dogs. And I will back this statement up 100% because I am the proud pup parent of a little weenie devil.

Interview With Drag Legend Jackie Beat

Michael Podell | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There's funny, and then there is funny. Jackie Beat is that latter, italicized kind of funny. It's only fitting that a comedic voice (and face!) like Jackie's has worked with other comedy legends including Roseanne Barr and the all-time greatest, Joan Rivers.

Can You Pass This Grand Jury Screening Test?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 02.07.2015 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Who is serving on these grand juries? Can it be just a bizarre coincidence that every grand jury decides that no police officer ever did anything wrong? Or is something more insidious going on here?

Top 10 Comedic News Stories of 2014

Will Durst | Posted 02.05.2015 | Comedy
Will Durst

Hey guys, Will Durst here with your eagerly awaited Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2014. Now, here's the deal: please do not confuse these amusing accounts with the Top Ten Legitimate News Stories of 2014. No. No. No. They are as different as silky and spiky.

The Importance of Funny

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 02.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Illingworth

I was on a long-haul flight a few years ago, and the guy across from me watched episodes of Modern Family back to back for its duration. At that point...

Why Doesn't Santa Lose Weight?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 02.03.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Before You Get Mad, Hear Bill Burr Out

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.05.2014 | Comedy

Bill Burr says "no more" to causes being attached to sports, but don't send your angry comments just yet. On Wednesday, the comedian explained to C...