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Steven Replies To Spam, Vol. 1 -- Conversations With My Assassin

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

As I'm sure you're aware, 65 percent of small assassin-based businesses fail in their first year, primarily due to minimal emphasis placed on customer (and in my case, victim) satisfaction.

America Goes Germ Crazy

Phil Perrier | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Phil Perrier

I think what bothers me the most about this recent germ obsession is that so much of it is monkey see monkey do. We didn't use to be like this. Hell, people use to smoke at the gym!

Why We Take Our Comedians More Seriously Than Our News Anchors

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Nicholas Ferroni

Humor has always been the best way to swallow and accept the obvious exploitation of political office and the misbehavior of politicians.

VIDEO: Dog On The Roof

Posted 07.20.2012 | Women

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Are We There Yet, Mitt?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam


You Know You're Turning 30 Soon When...

Jay Clark | Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy
Jay Clark

It's becoming increasingly less socially acceptable to piggyback on your parents' summer vacations, but you do it anyway, because for some reason they still enjoy your company.

To Bain Or Not To Bain?

Steven Clifford | Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

The presidential election hinges on whether "bain" becomes a verb.

Lie to Your Friends - A Primer in Receiving Honest Feedback on Your Recipes

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

Friends and family are typically the first line of tasters for new recipes. They want to support you, which is precisely why they have the potential to be lousy guinea pigs if you're seriously thinking about selling your product.

UCB Comedy Presents: Funniest UCB Videos of the Week (July 17)

UCB Comedy | Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

Each week I count down my favorite online videos created by UCB performers and alumni. This week we have videos from Matt Besser, Paul W. Downs, and many more.

VIDEO: Kathleen Madigan Can't Drink...At Disneyland

Posted 09.17.2012 | Women

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Five Women Comics Funnier Than Daniel Tosh (and No Rape Jokes)

Sally Kohn | Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy
Sally Kohn

When one male comic makes an over-the-line sexist, racist or homophobic joke, all the other male comics, their male producers and their male audiences laugh and defend him. They ignore the hostile climate that their "humor" creates.

Girl Walks Into a Bar... by Rachel Dratch (Review)

G.L.O.C. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Comedy

Rachel Dratch definitely shows her readers what a little determination, good will, and positivity can do for you no matter what stage of life you may be kicking through. A splash of comedic relief along the way never hurts either.

Daniel Tosh vs. The Age of Outrage

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

By now you're probably well aware of the person and incident at the center of the latest episode of the long-running pop culture series, "You're Not Allowed To Say That Because It'll Make Me Cry."

A Cow Finds Her Place in the World

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Our proscribed world is not so black and white, and that truth may also extend to livestock. At least to Rezzy, a holstein cow that likes to hang o...

A Game of Belts

Jeff Klima | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like most of you who screw around reading stupid articles on the Internet instead of actually blazing a path towards greatness, I too yearn to reshape the world in my own image. So here is my latest idea.

VIDEO: John Mulaney's Funnier Than Jerry Orbach

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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The Greatest Breakup Letter in History

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.11.2012 | Comedy
Nicholas Ferroni

As someone who's received many "breakup" letters, emails and even texts, I do consider myself somewhat of an expert. It wasn't until my historical studies at Rutgers that I realized that America was founded on the ultimate breakup letter in history: the Declaration of Independence.

SPF Math for Dummies

Laura Zigman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Laura Zigman

Everyone has their own special mathematical formula for putting on sun block. What's yours? ...

Lawyer Offers World's First Divorce Gift Certificates

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.11.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Dorfus's divorce gift certificates come in $500 increments and go all the way up to $100,000.

White House, Military Wrangle Over Weaponization of Larry Summers

Steven Clifford | Posted 09.11.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

The Pentagon and the Obama Administration are heatedly debating the weaponization of Larry Summers.

Where Amy Poehler's 'Smart Girls' Falls Short

Slate XX | Posted 07.12.2012 | Women

Like all self-respecting feminist fans of funny, I worship at the altar of Amy Poehler, whose small-town, Middle-American bureaucrat-turned-city-counc...

Do You Steal from Your Spouse? Because I Do

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

Stealing is such an ugly word. I prefer to call what I do creative accounting.

Lose a Debate Graciously

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Nick Kolakowski

Sure, you lost the debate. Life is bleak. The soundtrack wails with mournful violins. I have one word for you: rematch.

The 10 Commandments of Intern Abuse

Kurt Braunohler | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Kurt Braunohler

I'm a firm believer in the motivational, educational and dollar-saving power of intern abuse. In my new IFC comedy game show BUNK, we actually use our intern Patrick as a human timer -- giving contestants the time it takes for him to wade through a bag of broken glass for a razor blade.

Newsflash: Any Joke Can Be Funny

Phoebe Robinson | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Phoebe Robinson

What led up to the exchange between Daniel Tosh and a female audience member at the Laugh Factory is an example of comedy being subjective. However, with comedy, people approach it as one-size-fits-all humor, which is really one-size-fits-me.