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How to Write an Opinion Piece About Girls

Maddie Crum | Posted 06.21.2012 | Comedy
Maddie Crum

Regardless of their stance, people are talking about Girls. For the convenience of those thinking about joining in on the conversation, I've created a template for op-eds about Lena Dunham's new show.

Reunion Retrospective: Life After Law School

Millie Kerr | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

After networking with people in countless industries, I began to learn that the most successful people -- those who earn satisfaction from their careers -- don't arrive anywhere via plans. There is no entryway to adulthood or happiness or success.

Theater: 'Clybourne Park' Moves to Broadway; Property Values Rise

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Clybourne Park has just moved to Broadway and its new neighbors are not happy about it. Can you blame them?

Paul F. Tompkins Works to Make You Laugh in Laboring Under Delusions

Louis Peitzman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy
Louis Peitzman

Paul F. Tompkins' new Comedy Central special is all about work -- namely those less-than-glamorous jobs you take in pursuit of a show-business career. I spoke to PFT about his career and the advice he'd give to anyone stuck in a dead-end job.

Their Service Isn't Secret

Tom Falco | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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Bridgetown Recap

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival was an amazing weekend. I felt so honored to get to perform around such fantastic comics and work in such a fun and encouraging and professional environment.

Diets for the Lost and Mortified

Mark Morford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Are these people sick? Are they dying? Are they toothless and limbless and cannot feed themselves without spilling hot soup onto the rug? Are they Lady Gaga? No, they are not. What they're doing, of course, is taking part in a radical new diet. You know, for morons.

Betty White Shows Off Her Gams On 'Hot In Cleveland'

Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

Betty White may be 90 years old, but she can still hold her own on the runway. On "Hot In Cleveland" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on TV Land) Wednesday night Vi...

How Public Citizen Is Exactly Like Battlestar Galactica

Steve Skrovan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

Public Citizen is fighting the good fight for health, safety, justice and democracy, and I have decided to help the only way I know how. I'm putting together a crack team of comedians for a benefit in support of this very important and historically successful Battlestar.

A Novelist Turns Himself In

Thomas Mullen | Posted 06.18.2012 | Books
Thomas Mullen

Writing does require quite a lot of time and effort and expertise, of course, but it's foolish to think such costs could be passed on to customers. In this digital age, we're told that information should be free.

Comedians Making Their Own Way in Era of Do-It-Yourself Comedy

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Eric Schmeltzer

Technology is allowing comedians with a different voice to do an end-around the traditional path of comedic success that many of their counterparts take.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Jena Kingsley | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

My doormen are essentially a gateway into my life.

JOKE: Waxing Wise With Woody Allen

Posted 04.18.2012 | Women

"A man goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken.' The doctor says, 'Why don't you turn him in?' The guy say...

Google Glasses Will Destroy Our Society

Lee Camp | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
Lee Camp

We will become useless vessels simply kept around to do mindless mechanical tasks and then funnel the money made from it to corporations. ... So that part won't be any different than now. But there are other negatives that are different and new.

10 Memoir Titles for a Feature Act

J-L Cauvin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
J-L Cauvin

Everyone clamors for a book by star comedians who reflect on their rise to success. But what about feature (the guy or gal between the emcee and the headliner) comedians -- the stop on the way to headliner success for some, or the purgatory of comedy for many?

Wayne Brady Seeks Mustache Tax Break, Kidnaps Man

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Dr. Abraham Froman

While he doesn't typically celebrate a sexually dynamic Mustached American lifestyle, actor and comedian Wayne Brady longs to own and operate thick, dense lower nose foliage.

Rep. Allen West: "Eleven of Jesus's Apostles Were Communists"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Robert S. McElvaine

Freshman Republican congressman Allen West of Florida issued a new bombshell on Sunday, announcing that he has found what he said is "incontrovertible evidence" that eleven of the twelve apostles of Jesus were card-carrying members of the Communist Party.

WATCH: Kathy Griffin’s First Gigs

Posted 08.29.2013 | MarloThomas

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WATCH: Kathy Griffin On The Next Generation of Women

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian Kathy Griffin talks about the women she admires and who to look out for in the next generation. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scr...

WATCH: Kathy Griffin's Role Models

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, sat down with me and told me who she looks up to. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/Player...

Florida and Arizona Officially Merge, Plan to Enact Craziest Laws Ever

Spencer Green | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a move that had been expected for some time, the states of Florida and Arizona have merged in an effort to consolidate financial resources and to enact a series of laws even more insane than the ones that either state had passed individually.

WATCH: Kathy Griffin On Being Bullied

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

Kathy Griffin addresses the hot topic of bullying -- and how she used her sharp wit against bullies in school growing up. For more information on ...

Help Defeat the Republicans in Their War Against Science

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Iconic scientific institutions can no longer perform the fundamental research that fuels our knowledge based industries and economy. We are losing the science race, particularly the race in gastronomic science. But with your help, we can win the race.

WATCH: Tips For Dealing With Setbacks, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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WATCH: The Most Important Step In My Career, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.29.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host Kathy Griffin talks about a key moment in her career. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playL...