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GOP: 'Marriage Issue Trumps the Economy'

Mark Steinberg | Posted 07.14.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

If, as the conservative right argues, marriage must be defined exclusively as the joining of one man to one woman, it could have devastating consequences for America's economy.

What Is The Chicano Experience That Becomes Art?

Cheech Marin | Posted 05.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Cheech Marin

Like its art, "Chicano" is an evolutionary term. Each generation has as much right to define what a Chicano is as any generation that came before them.

Evoluting Fabulously

Will Durst | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Will Durst

Rush Limbaugh jumped into the fray accusing Obama of waging a "War on Marriage." Everything's a "war" with this guy. Bet he calls breakfast a War on Pancakes.

America's No. 1 Environmentalist Subversive

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Bill Chameides

Environmentalists took over Hollywood and the media ages ago. And now, with those crazies in the White House, they've taken over our government. Next, they'll take control of corporate America and then you can kiss your big old, made-in-the-USA carbon footprint goodbye.

Welcome To Moms Open Mic

Christy Callahan | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Christy Callahan

There's something about the serious business of caring for a human life that can be conversely, riotously funny. The world of mom bloggers has figured it out en masse -- Moms need to laugh!

Boomerology: BallBusters and MotherPutters: 'Why golfers are Lousy Lovers'

Alan Thicke | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports
Alan Thicke

Alas, it takes a lot of balls to play golf the way I do.

Mitt Romney's 12 Excuses for Why He Was a Bully (VIDEO Doug's Dozen)

Doug Molitor | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Mitt Romney has a dozen explanations for his youthful indiscretions.

Gay Marriage -- Obama Comes Out in Support of It. Do You?

Susie Sampson | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

It has been quite a week for the gays. North Carolina said no, Obama said yes. It's all very confusin'. I mean, What Would Jesus Do? I wish I at least had the t-shirt to inspire me.

Truck Nuts a No-No in South Carolina

Tony Phillips | Posted 07.11.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Evidently, under South Carolina law any vehicle that displays "any sticker, decal, emblem or other device containing obscene or indecent words, photographs or depictions," violates the law.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Nadine Labaki on Where Do We Go Now?

Dan Persons | Posted 07.11.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A comedy about dire consequences, Where Do We Go Now? takes a look at the ease with which humanity slips into war, and the sometimes insurmountable difficulties that arise as people struggle to avoid it.

Obama's Natural Selection

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Circumcision: The Movie

Michael Solomon | Posted 05.10.2012 | Comedy
Michael Solomon

I suppose we'll never know exactly how the first circumcision pitch went, though it's outcome may partially explain why all these millennia later, so many of us are drawn to the movie business.

An Impossible Conversation About the Met's Spring 2012 Costume Institute Exhibit

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 07.09.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

"I still really liked the exhibit. The clothes were very pretty and it made me feel inspired to go out and be a more powerful woman." "You just want to justify spending too much money on a summer wardrobe." "Yeah, pretty much, yes."

How I Wrote a Novel, And How You Can Too

Jim David | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Jim David

If you want to write a novel, here's what you do: write. Just write, with no worry or care about how it will come out.

BREAKING NEWS: Republicans Announce, "We Just Plain Forgot Women Can Now Vote"

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.09.2012 | Comedy
Soraya Chemaly

Earlier today a senior policy advisor to the Republican Party was thought to have said the following: "You know, we forgot. I mean, we knew that the 19th Amendment passed, but, what can I say, it was an abstraction."

50 Shades of Every Day Life

Tom Falco | Posted 07.09.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco


S#!t You Should NEVER Say to Your Pregnant Wife!

Karith Foster | Posted 07.07.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

I didn't immediately start yelling at my husband. I did stare in silence for a good 5-7 seconds, giving him ample time to retract his statement. He did not. And that is when I lost my mind.

Jesus' Will Found

Mark C. Miller | Posted 07.07.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Having successfully completed his quest for Jesus' will, Matlow now looks forward to his next assignment from the Israeli government: locating the Garden of Eden's Tree of Knowledge.

Lugar and the Tea Party

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


President Obama Robocalls Me

Floyd Elliot | Posted 07.04.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

As I picked up, the phone I heard, "Hello! This is Barack Obama, President Of the United States, with an important message for... Floyd Elliot!"

Animation: Boehner vs. Women

Scott Bateman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

You guys, you can relax -- there's no GOP war against women! John Boehner says so in this clip I've animated and annotated.

HBO's Girls -- A Parody

Juliet Jeske | Posted 07.04.2012 | Comedy
Juliet Jeske

One upon a time HBO decided to give a privileged, white 25-year-old woman her own show, and this is the result.

A Top 10 List of Other Things Gingrich Has Refused to Give Up On

David Fagin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Comedy
David Fagin

There's a lot to be said for not quitting at something, but there's also a lot to be said for knowing when to quit. And, both scenarios require an individual just as brave.

What Is A Chicano?

Cheech Marin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Cheech Marin

To me, you have to declare yourself a Chicano in order to be a Chicano. That makes a Chicano a Mexican-American with a defiant political attitude that centers on his or her right to self-definition. I'm a Chicano because I say I am.

Lake Como Vs. La Quinta

Dina Gachman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel
Dina Gachman

Sure plane travel hasn't always been as rosy as a 1950s beach blanket melodrama, but still. Meals and bite sized snacks used to be free. Flights used to be pretty much on time. It didn't cost $25 to check your luggage.