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Facebook Ate My Homework

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 04.02.2012 | Comedy
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

Facebook ate my homework. In fact, for about three months there, late last year, Facebook ate my marriage, my Yoga practice, the screenplay I'm working on, my email correspondence, my housework, my homework... and my entire head.

Gingrich: "Second Place in 50 States Is Like Coming in First in 25"

Chris Michael | Posted 04.02.2012 | Comedy
Chris Michael

Mitt Romney may have won Florida, but the Gingrich campaign isn't letting trivialities like the popular vote distract them from the Republican nomination.

It's Funny Because It's True...

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

One of my favorite things to do is watch stand-up comedy -- especially when it's funny because it's true. And in S.F., there's a woman named Dixie De La Tour who feels the same way about real life stories as they relate to sex and gender.

Judy Greer Returning To TV?

EW | Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

Actress Judy Greer -- who costarred in the Oscar-nominated movie "The Descendants" and does voice-over work for FX's "Archer" -- will star in and exec...

Sour Milk

Tom Falco | Posted 04.01.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco


"Spanish Is a Language of the Ghetto"; or, Newt y Yo

Mark Axelrod | Posted 04.01.2012 | Comedy
Mark Axelrod

It's amazing how things get taken out of context especially in the "lamestream media." Allegedly, Newt Gingrich allegedly said that "Spanish is a lan...

Obama Prays That Jobs Will Return to Cupertino

Mark Steinberg | Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

The Obama administration's new jobs program will fund the building and acquisition of five thousand garages in California's Silicon Valley and other technology hubs.

'Key & Peele' Review: Is This The Next 'Chappelle's Show'?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.31.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Key & Peele" contained more hits than misses. If upcoming episodes are as solidly written and performed as well as these two ... this could well be one of the best new cable comedies to come down the pike in some time.

You Say 'Aluminum,' I Say 'Aluminium'

Laurence Watts | Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Watts

What follows is my account of a conversation between me, my partner, and our friend Jarrod Chlapowski. It's October, and we are three miles into what ...

Yahoo! Readies Bill Maher Special, Doubles Down on Comedy Slate (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Plesser

Next month, Yahoo! will host a free one-hour comedy special with Bill Maher as part of extensive slate of comedy programming, says Yahoo! video ch...

Dream Like New York Or Die Trying

Megan Snedden | Posted 03.30.2012 | New York
Megan Snedden

I couldn't bring myself to deliver the lines I was coached to say. So, I did what any reasonable, starving New Yorker would do. I lied.

The Lizard King

Sean Carman | Posted 03.29.2012 | DC
Sean Carman

In the year 2012/The much assailed electorate/Decided that it wanted/A charlatan for president.

Study Finds Conservatives Are Morons

Floyd Elliot | Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Good news, social conservatives: according to a new study, you're not bad people; you're just stupid. And also? Racists. Fox News: at long last explai...

Stupid Cupid - A Workplace Dating Survey

Ali MacLean | Posted 03.28.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Ladies! The biggest day of the year is coming up. It's imperative that you line up something special NOW so you don't look lonely to your friends, family and co-workers.

Where's the Outrage? It Takes Comedians to Stand Up to Newt's Hypocrisy

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

In the absurdity that has become the Republican Primary we have increasingly had to look to comedians to make sense of the whole mess, by exposing hypocrisy and speaking truth to power.

Raj Finds Siri, A Woman He Can Talk To On 'Big Bang'

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

Poor Raj still is unable to talk to a woman while sober, even after 100 episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" (Thu., 8 p.m. EST on CBS). But this week, he...

NYPD Commissioner Defends Use of Anti-Muslim Film as Necessary to Quell Rampant Pro-Islamic Sentiment Among City's Predominantly Irish Catholic Police Force

John Baxter | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
John Baxter

After admitting to his involvement in the screening of the paranoid anti-Muslim film The Third Jihad as a counter-terrorism training tool for at least...

Little Johnny's Real Report Card

Paul Rasmussen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy
Paul Rasmussen

All children have different learning styles. Some are "visual" learners, some are "auditory" learners. I found that Johnny, like most lazy children from bad homes, responds best to a spray bottle filled with bleach.

Jennifer Love Hewitt And Joe Jonas Engaged On 'Hot In Cleveland'?

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

Victoria was thrilled that her daughter Emmy was stopping by for a visit on the latest "Hot in Cleveland" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on TV Land), and shocked ...

Kathy Griffin Is Roxanne's Foe On 'Whitney'

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

Struggling to find work as a photographer, Whitney jumped at the chance to be Roxanne's assistant on "Whitney" (Wed., 8 p.m. EST on NBC). She had no e...

The Greatest TV Trial Coverage EVER

Vanessa Berben | Posted 03.26.2012 | Denver
Vanessa Berben

Cleveland's WOIO-TV's 19 Action News has a genius way of getting around being barred from filming a local corruption trial.

Adorable CSI: Miami Parody

Lee Brenner | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Lee Brenner


Sundance 2012: Sleepwalk With Me

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

As you might expect from a film co-produced by WBEZ Chicago's This American Life, Sleepwalk With Me is an autobiographically-inspired film that is intimate, funny and sincere.

The Benedict Cumberbatch Situation

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

Right now there are numerous intelligent women across the land who are presently in crisis mode. It's all due to an actor whom you may or may not be aware of named Benedict Cumberbatch.

Newt Gingrich, Surly Teenage Boy

Floyd Elliot | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

The explanation for Newt Gingrich's debate responses and the audience's reaction finally occurred to me: Newt, like many of his right-wing admirers, is a surly teenage boy.