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10 Things in Stand-Up Comedy That Should Be Retired

J-L Cauvin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Comedy
J-L Cauvin

I have decided after hearing certain things too much that it might make sense to retire them. In full disclosure, I did many of the things listed early in my career so this is less judgmental and more aspirational.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Religion

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.06.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Psychologists now generally recognize that the great mystics understood aspects of human nature that have eluded the vision of modern science. Still, neither the great mystics nor modern science have yet to come up with an adequate explanation for the existence of Don King.

Four-Year-Old Boy Is Suspended From Pre-School for Plagiarism

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

This past week WTF Academy made headlines when it suspended the four-year-old student Axel Foley for plagiarism.

Will 'Modern Family' Get the Last Laugh at the Emmys Again?

Tom O'Neil | Posted 11.06.2012 | TV
Tom O'Neil

Modern Family has loads of elitist appeal. Its super-hip characters toss off snark with gusto while sashaying through stylish homes. TV viewership remains strong and TV critics have remained faithful. Most award pundits feel that Emmy voters will probably remain loyal too.

Boomerology: Boomer Swagger: Moses And Me

Alan Thicke | Posted 11.06.2012 | Fifty
Alan Thicke

I was disturbed to realize recently that I'm older than Israel... that Moses and I are in the same demographic. He would doubtless appreciate the progress Baby Boomers have made, tweeting those Commandments instead of lugging them up a mountainside.

11 Phrases We Should Teach Our Children to Say

Jenny Isenman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

If this tiny, guileless thought could make me feel so great, why can't we train our children to say things that will make us feel hipper, younger and smarter?

President Clinton's Unvetted Speech for the Democratic National Convention

Martin Marks | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Martin Marks

Ladies and gentlemen, my fellow Americans. Remember me? That's right, it's President Bill Clinton. No spooky holograms, no wooden chairs. But enough about Paul Ryan.

"Welcome to Kutsher's": A Catskills Documentary and the End of an Era

David Fagin | Posted 11.05.2012 | Entertainment
David Fagin

In the documentary Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort, filmmakers attempt to revisit a time gone by and answer the question, "What was it about the Catskills, and Kutsher's in particular, that made going there such a unique and cherished experience?"

The Mayne Stage: Chicago's Undiscovered Gem

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.04.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Whenever I tell people about the Mayne Stage, I can't believe that they haven't been there yet. For me, it is the undiscovered gem of the city.

How are YOU Filling Out the Census by Emily Flake

Emily Flake | Posted 09.05.2012 | Comedy
Emily Flake


Politico Bombshell Exclusive: Empty Chair and Empty Suit Tell All

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

After Romney had departed and the lights were turned off, hidden microphones picked up the following exchange.

Suggested NFL Team Slogans

Costaki Economopoulos | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Costaki Economopoulos

Team slogans are not widespread the NFL. Most teams don't have them. So here, on the brink of the season, I offer a suggested slogan for every NFL team.

VIDEO: Jim Gaffigan Does McDonald's

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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Comedian Michelle Dobrawsky Loses Her Battle With Cancer

G.L.O.C. | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy

Michelle Dobrawsky was, among many other things, a comedian, a lawyer, a fierce supporter of women in comedy, and an all around wonderful person. I am humbled by Michelle's legacy of laughter and love.

Eastwood's WTF Moment Galvanizes Empty-Chair-Hater Base

Bill Santiago | Posted 11.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Bill Santiago

He's pro-gay marriage, pro-choice, pro-getting out of Afghanistan, pro-auto bailout, and apparently pro-not combing your hair after a nap. I have no idea why he's so anti-chair.

I Don't Give a Rat's Ass About the Republican National Convention

Floyd Elliot | Posted 11.01.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Short of some kind of Hunger Games for presidential candidates, it's hard to imagine how to make the kind of coronation that the Republican convention represents, interesting.

The Real Pussy Riot

Karen Fitzgerald | Posted 08.31.2012 | New York
Karen Fitzgerald

Sex has the power to heal. There are such great books about a woman discovering what sensually excites her, then what it does for her and her partner. This Pleasure Revolution is happening and it's coming to a theatre and a bedroom near you!

Pete Turner of Illegal Pete's on Bands, Bullet Trains, Boulder, and Yes, Burritos

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

This week we force Pete to dig up repressed memories of Blinky the Clown; Pete shares the ups and downs of being one of Colorado's most beloved burrito barons; and we explore tube trains, alpine slides, and other possible solutions to I-70 traffic.

Clint Eastwood Isn't The Only One Who Can Talk To A Chair! Exclusive Interview With Invisible Mitt Romney

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Using the same technology as Clint Eastwood at the RNC, we have secured an exclusive interview with invisible Mitt Romney.

VIDEO: Jim Gaffigan – Whales Are In Denial

Posted 10.31.2012 | Women

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The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

Party of One: Testicular Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

In a matter of three short weeks I went from your average comedian tweeting about Mitt Romney and Fresca to your average comedian tweeting about having cancer.

Reporting Live From the 2052 Republican National Convention

Dan Treadway | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
Dan Treadway

I'm here reporting live off of the coast of Kentucky at the 2052 Republican National Convention, where presumptive nominee Bristol Palin is preparing to take the floor.

Dealing With Some Daddy Issues

Gavin Shulman | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

It's not that I don't want to be a Dad, it's just that I'm not at that point where it's all I want to be. Which is where I want to get. Before I go there. Forgive me fatherhood, I've got to sin. Just a little more.

Exclusive! Seamus The Roof Top Dog Reveals His Keynote Speech For The Republican Convention!

Flora Nicholas | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

I can now truly confirm folks, that Mitt is all set for this presidential race and is ready to be unleashed!! So ladies, gentlemen and canines of either sex, put your hands and your paws together and let's hear it for our republican top dog.