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Why J.K. Rowling Has Failed Readers: A Letter From a Concerned Fan

Jason Pinter | Posted 11.28.2012 | Comedy
Jason Pinter

Dear Mrs. Rowling, let me state for the record that I have not read your new novel, The Casual Vacancy, and though I have not skimmed one single page, I must be honest about the depth of your deception, lies, and skullduggery.

25 Things Children Never Say

Jill Smokler | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

1. Mommy is on the phone right now, so let's entertain ourselves quietly.

VIDEO: One Thing That Baffles Gary Gulman

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

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Mitt: The Man With the Mechanized Head

Mary Fifield | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Mary Fifield

Can Mitt rise to the oratorical challenge in 2012? Or will he mentally hiccup his way through the night? Can he find that ineffable balance between incisiveness and mellifluousness? Or will he channel the gaffes of the last few weeks?

Why Aren't You Watching This Web Series?!: SRSLY

Maria Heinegg | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Maria Heinegg

So, you don't have the time to figure out which web series are worth watching and which ones are just sad Youtube uploads by a former gym teacher who is Internet debuting his sock puppet rom-com about marriage counseling? Valid point. So, I've done that for you.

There's an Obeidallah Running for Vice President

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 11.27.2012 | San Francisco
Shirin Sadeghi

The time is long gone when America could ignore its Muslim population and comedian Dean Obeidallah is proud to have something to do with that. He's been making fun of haters for years, using humor to connect people.

Unsocial Media?

Tom Falco | Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology
Tom Falco

Read the Tomversation cartoons at Tomversation RSS Feed here....

VIDEO: Why Mark Normand Prefers Gay Bars

Posted 09.27.2012 | Women

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Romney Celebrates Yom Kippur to Attract Jewish Voters

Robin Gelfenbien | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Robin Gelfenbien

It has come to my attention that in a desperate attempt to win over Jewish voters, you will be celebrating Yom Kippur. Given that this will be your first observance of the Day of Atonement.

Talkin' Bout Star Wars

Michael Kupperman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


Recipe for a Non-Controversial School Year

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

It's possible our tone may be misinterpreted as overly stern by some readers and for that we apologize. We're simply making a statement of purpose. This letter is not meant as a threat. It's a teachable moment.

Corporations Angry Over People Insulting Their Profit

James Napoli | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Corporations the world over are trying to get to the bottom of disrespectful protests, blogs and videos that make a mockery of the profit they hold so dear.

Things Always Get Unpredictable in the Run-Up to an Erection

James Napoli | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

It is difficult to lay blame at the doorstep of any participant during this familiar dance. Each party has a vested interest in making sure the erection goes their way.

The Danish Cartoon Crisis of 2005 and 2006: 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Original Muhammad Controversy

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 11.25.2012 | Comedy
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

We traveled to Denmark to investigate the only cartoons ever to be called a human rights violation by the United Nations. We discovered a tale far more complex and surreal than we'd ever imagined.

JOKE: The Holiday Secret

Posted 11.25.2012 | Women

A rabbi skips services on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year, to play a round of golf. He has an amazing game, and on the 18th hole, score...

The Comedy Detective: An Interview With 'Modern Family''s Dan O'Shannon

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Gabriel Mizrahi

There's something dreadfully un-funny about talking comedy with seriously funny people, but Dan O'Shannon is a different breed of comedian.

Large Group Dynamics and Sexism

Barbara Holm | Posted 11.23.2012 | Women
Barbara Holm

I like seeing women supporting other women in their communities. I hate when girls feel like they're competing with other women, because that's just not the case.

Need a Philosophy of Life? This Could Be Your Lucky Day

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The other day, someone asked me if I had a philosophy of life. I pondered this very seriously for several moments before answering, "Hey, buddy, just ring up my groceries -- I don't want to miss the beginning of Dancing With the Stars."

The iMop 5: Buckets Sold Separately

Jeremy Blachman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Jeremy Blachman

We're so pleased to announce the introduction of the iMop 5, the fastest, thinnest mop on the market. We know this has been widely anticipated since photos were leaked on

Me and My Geriatric Pregnancy

Karith Foster | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

So, if in my late thirties I'm officially a geriatric pregnant woman -- or my other favorite medical label, "of advanced maternal age" -- what does this mean? That I'll soon be buying myself Ensure as I'm picking up PediaSure for my kid?

Mitt Romney: Post-Modern Stand-up Comic

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Differentiating Mitt Romney's intended jokes from his sincere utterings can also be viewed through the lens of post-modern comedy. Can you tell which are which among the following Top 40?

Corporate Speech: 'Have A Smiley Day'

Brian Rooney | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

At the movies the kid behind the counter says, "You can have the extra large for another dollar," as if I appeared to be in any doubt about whether I wanted a medium.

White House Blames Innocence of Muslims for Topless Kate Middleton Photos

Spencer Green | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The White House is blaming the controversial anti-Muhammad film The Innocence of Muslims for the topless photos of Kate Middleton recently published in the French magazine Closer.

Beware of This Contagious Disease: Chronic Partisanship!

John Cooker | Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy
John Cooker

Once infected, normal Americans become possessed by their virus and speak in a language understood only by their particular viral nation, a special code: Obamacare, refudiate, left coaster, drill baby drill; or diversity, public option, neocon, I didn't inhale.

What Americans Depend On: A Breakdown

Ted McCagg | Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy
Ted McCagg

This is what Americans depend on.