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NPR Accelerates Aging, Study Finds

Paul Ollinger | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
Paul Ollinger

According to the study, male public radio listeners demonstrate lower testosterone levels, a tendency to shop at Trader Joe's, and an uncanny ability to identify Sarah Vowell.

I Heard Your Doctor Is a Hypochondriac

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2013 | Comedy
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Hey, I heard your doctor is a hypochondriac. He is a friend of a friend of mine, so I happen to know this as an unquestionable fact. I thought you should know. Outlandish, you say? Let me explain.

Downton Abbey Meets Scandal

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.17.2013 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Ok, let's get this straight. On her deathbed, Lavinia wrote a letter to her father? And in effect this letter blessed Matthew, her intended who loved somebody else and humiliated her? Folks, there's clearly a conspiracy going on here.

Re-Misunderstanding Heckling

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Liz Joynt Sandberg

I'm relatively new to comedy, so my skills to shut the heckling down are akin to a dog with a new pair of roller-skates. It's awkward, and while there's usually plenty to laugh at, the dog is totally out of control.

Gun Control 101: Top 10 Things That Will Change in Detective Fiction in a Post-Gun Control America

Khanh Ho | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Khanh Ho

Who wants to see an action adventure movie without the rat-a-tat-tat of guns guns guns -- massive guns of every make and model?

It's Ladies' Night! Jodie, Tina, Amy And Lena Rule The Globes

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Jodie Foster wittily surveyed her career and broached the topic of her sexual orientation in front of millions of people (even if she never said the words "gay" or "lesbian," her meaning was clear).

My Two Months in Facebook Rehab

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I haven't gone on Facebook in a year. Whenever I am tempted, I speak to God. We have a special relationship because I had friended Him two years ago. He'd poked me twice.

Review-O-Rama: Cinemax's 'Banshee' And NBC's '1600 Penn'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.11.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

NBC wants broader comedies, but "1600 Penn" may to broad to finesse that divide. Meanwhile, Cinemax's "Banshee" is very far from reinventing any wheels, but it gets a lot of basics right and it has a few distinctive touche.

SNEAK PEEK: 'Go On's' Ryan Thinks He's Ready To Date Again

Posted 01.11.2013 | TV

On next week's episode of NBC' s"Go On," Ryan thinks he's ready to date again -- but is he? With the help of his therapy group, Ryan (Matthew Perry...

'Girls' Returns: Let The Debates Begin

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.10.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Season 2 of "Girls" doesn't start off nearly as strongly as Season 1 finished, but I'm optimistic about where it's heading. "Girls" isn't consistent or perfect: Sometimes it's distractingly disorganized and frankly, a bit full of itself and other times, it's euphoric fun.

A Very Serious Business Proposition for You

Blake Henderson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Want fun time at little to ZERO COST???? Click here and find out what separates the men from the boys. Your conquests won't know what hit them.

Interview With Rita Rudner

John DeBellis | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
John DeBellis

The first heckler I ever encountered yelled, "What's your day job?" I replied, "This is the first time I've ever been onstage, could you please come back and heckle me when I'm more experienced?" He shut up.

Israeli Politics for Dummies 2013

Omri Marcus | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Omri Marcus

Here is a news flash -- nothing is going to change after the Israeli elections in a few weeks. Spoiler alert: The right wing parties will stay in powe...

Wheezy Waiter Talks All Things Wheezy on 'The Interview Show'

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Mark Bazer

Craig Benzine, aka YouTube star Wheezy Waiter, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout in Chicago, to talk all things Wheezy ... and Waiter.

New Diet for a New Age!

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
Philip David Morton

There is nothing like the start of a new year to inspire one to improve one's life, one's health and one's diet. Fortunately I am not that one, but whoever that one is I'm sure they'll be much better off than the rest of us.

The Good, Hard Spanking of 2012

Mark Morford | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Is it not refreshing? Is it not all kinds of wonderful to be reminded that all the spittle-flecked hate and hissing resentment in the world still can't defeat intelligence, wisdom, flawed but honest integrity?

Trainwreck to Narnia - An Album Review of Cops, Crosswalks & C****

Melissa Webster | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

It's time to say Bobby Joe Ebola have truly come into their own, successfully capturing their trademark ability to find the humor, truth and irony in every given situation.

She's Not Dead Yet

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

When I went home for the holidays this year, I overheard my mom and uncle discussing arrangements for my grandmother's funeral, which struck me off-guard since my grandma's not dead.

'Cougar Town' Returns, But On TBS: Will Fans Enjoy The Same Buzz?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.07.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

This "Cougar Town" vintage may be a bit brasher and brighter on TBS in its fourth season , but never fear: It's still quite potent and drinkable ... It's held on to the core things that made the ABC version of the show so much fun.

Seven Reasons I Will Be a Horrible Parent (If I Have a Child Right Now at This Moment)

Liz Riggs | Posted 03.06.2013 | Comedy
Liz Riggs

I will assume my kid can take care of itself. I don't know how to teach sports. All of its morals and values will be entirely based on Friday Night Lights.

Kimye Is Having a Bay-Bay!

Jen M.L. | Posted 03.04.2013 | TV
Jen M.L.

Have you heard the news yet? I am absolutely brimming with excitement for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and their new little "Kash Kow" (thanks to some random Kanye Twitter follower for that bit of brilliance). Kimye is going to have a Bay-Bay.

Life Advice From OWN's Funniest Women

Posted 01.04.2013 | OWN

Is a sense of humor enough to get you through anything? Find out what it’s really like to be an up-and-coming female comedian in Chicago. Plus: The ...

You'll Never Lose Those 10 Pounds: Keeping Resolutions Real

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 03.05.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Each year, we pledge to transform ourselves into a super human, a being that is part Bill Gates mogul, part Michelle Obama arms, part Halle Berry stunner and part Oprah. Each year we crash and burn. Why?

Taking on Downton Abbey

Tom Falco | Posted 03.05.2013 | TV
Tom Falco

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Seriously Annoying Words, Like 'Fiscal Cliff' and Whatever

Tony Phillips | Posted 03.04.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

The thing about annoying speech is that it comes in more than the adolescent variety. It's easy enough to pick on the youth, because for one thing, they're idiots. But idiocy knows no age.