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The Hispanic-Latino Cha-Cha

Arnie Reisman | Posted 08.20.2012 | Comedy
Arnie Reisman

Why do we lump all Spanish-speaking people into one term, which seems to be interchangeable with yet another term?

Habit Habitat: How I Supported the U.S. Nuns

Matt Weber | Posted 08.31.2012 | Comedy
Matt Weber

Over the past few months, my heart has gone out to the U.S. nuns. Since the recent review from the Vatican, I have wanted to express to them how meaningful their work is and just how profoundly grateful I am for their history of impact on my life and so many others.

Workaholics -- The Funniest Show on TV

Joe Winkler | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV
Joe Winkler

Workaholics is hands down the funniest, least predictable, most exciting comedy on TV right now. Not the most important, or the wittiest or the most politically relevant, but it retains the highest laugh per minute ratio, all in a deceptively genius manner.

JOKE: The Burglar And The Parrot

Posted 06.20.2012 | Women

A burglar breaks into a house in a ritzy area of town. He's sure that there's nobody home, but he still sneaks in, doesn't turn on any lights and head...

UCB Comedy Presents: Funniest UCB Videos of the Week (June 19th)

UCB Comedy | Posted 08.19.2012 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

Each week I count down my favorite online videos created by UCB performers and alumni. This week we have videos from John Lutz (30 Rock, Saturday Night Live), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Scott Pilgrim), and many more.

Dangerous Laughs: Politics and Comedy

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

As someone who grew up around comedians, I learned a lot about which topics were surefire winners with audiences (marriage, dating, mothers-in-law), and which ones were edgier (religion, sex and politics). There are tons of laughs to be mined from the latter, but comics are always careful to walk a fine line between being funny and offensive -- and the best ones know how to walk it perfectly.

VIDEO: Brian Regan On Art

Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

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Transcript of My 'Lifetime Achievement Award in Judging Strangers' Acceptance Speech

Blake Henderson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

On a more serious note, to the dad from New Jersey smoking a cigar while pushing your daughter in a stroller: Will you be my muse? You pushed me to the next level. After I judged your behavior, I was in the zone. Nobody and nothing was getting passed me.

It's Official: Being Pregnant DOES Make You Crazy!

Karith Foster | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

I began filling out the usual "new patient" paper work. You know, the form where you give away all of the intimate details of your life. A new survey at the end has me worried.

I Welcome the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Floyd Elliot | Posted 08.18.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

We are on the verge of a zombie apocalypse, and I couldn't be happier. For I, you see, am a zombie, or, as we prefer to be called by you brains on legs, Shuffling-Undead-American.

JOKE: The $300 Deal

Posted 06.18.2012 | Women

A guy meets a woman in a bar. “This is your lucky night,” the woman says, “I’ve got a special offer for you. I’ll do absolutely anythin...

Unnamed Sources: Clintons Green-Light Chelsea '32 Presidential Bid

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

A quick and dirty survey of the nation's most prominent futurists left no doubt that Chelsea is the odds on favorite in 2032 to become the most powerful person in the history of the Milky Way.

Don't Sip The Tea: Performance Artist Fights Back With Political Ditty (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Greg Archer

Oh, we're living in challenging times. On the flipside, the political humor is ripe.

Dueling Daddies: Jason Kravits And Matt Servitto

Posted 05.15.2013 | Women

My friend Jason Kravits made these hilarious videos for Father's Day. We were on Broadway together and he had me laughing then, too. He's so funny. En...

Out With the Old, In With the New

Ricky Gervais | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV
Ricky Gervais

First the bad news... I don't think I'm going to do a fourth series of The Ricky Gervais Show. 39 episodes is more than I've ever done for any other project (Yes. I know that's pathetic but trust me.) and I don't want to push my luck.

SINGapore: Once Heard, Can't Be Unheard

Kirsten Han | Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy
Kirsten Han

These songs have become inevitable parts of the average Singaporean existence, and although they may not always succeed in inspiring the oomph and patriotism that they set out to achieve, one thing's for sure: it's always good for a laugh. Or at least a facepalm.

Cats: Help End a Vicious Interspecies Scam

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Owning a cat is the equivalent of allowing a self obsessed and violent psychotic into your home.

'Royal Pains': Hank And Evan Reconcile

Posted 06.14.2012 | TV

On the Season 4 premiere of "Royal Pains" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on USA) brothers Hank (Mark Feuerstein) and Evan Lawson (Paulo Costanzo) fought bitterly ab...

Videoy: Should This Be Banned?

Howard Meyer | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology
Howard Meyer

The Internet has turned into a Roman coliseum where everyone watches people fight it out; who will get the thumbs up or the thumbs down? People need comedy, but much of what's left online is the total opposite.

Paycheck Fairness FAIL

Erin Gibson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Last week, every single GOP Senator voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act, an act that would make it hard for companies to continue to practice pay discrimination, which is a thing where companies pay women less cause they have teet teets and a nana.

Screw the Middle Class!

Gavin Shulman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Corporations are sitting on two trillion dollars worth of cash. The middle class teaches your children, puts out fires and takes away your trash. And that's who we've decided to go after?

UCB Comedy Presents: Funniest UCB Videos of the Week

UCB Comedy | Posted 08.12.2012 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

2012-06-12-videopull.jpgFrom Saturday Night Live to The Daily Show to Veep to crappy webcam videos, if someone from UCB made it and it's funny, it's here.

10 Influential Black TV Comedians

Michelle Marques | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices

For decades black comedians have used stand up comedy as an outlet to discuss experiences unique to our community. Today the tradition continues in th...

Discount Cosmetic Surgery Anyone?

Harmon Leon | Posted 08.11.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Walking to the bathroom mirror, I stare deeply at my face. What would I change about it if I could? Then it occurs to me that my unstable and borderline psychotic alter-ego might be interested in a very large, plush and cushiony new forehead. Time to go shopping for my new face!

The Cinema Hath Reached Its Pinnacle: A Review of Jersey Shore Shark Attack

Dan Treadway | Posted 08.11.2012 | Comedy
Dan Treadway

Director John Shepphird took upon himself the difficult task of capturing the jouissance that exists in the atmosphere of the Jersey Shore, while remaining loyal to the very sinister and real danger that white-finned killer albino sharks truly present.