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2011: The Death of the Despots. The Death of Fashion.

Kareem Tabsch | Posted 03.05.2012 | Comedy
Kareem Tabsch

Let's face it. While the deaths of Hussein, bin Laden, Gaddafi, and the recent passing of Kim Jong Il have been good news for democracy they have really been terrible blows to the echelons of theatrical world leaders.

Resolutions Whether You Want Them or Not

Tom Falco | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

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Newt Gingrich Publishes Eight New Alternative Histories of Himself

Gregory Beyer | Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy
Gregory Beyer

As the Republican primaries begin, a foundering Newt Gingrich has announced he will publish eight never-before-released books, adding to his already impressive body of policy treatises, polemics and alternative history novels. The new books are summarized here by the author.

'Two And A Half Men': Alan's Crotch Fire

Posted 03.04.2012 | TV

Did that really just happen? If this sticks, "Two and a Half Men" (Mon., 9:30 p.m. EST on CBS) just changed the dynamics of Alan's life forever. After...

Tim Meadows Different Ideas On Christmas And New Year's

Posted 03.03.2012 | TV

Clearly, Tim Meadows has two very different takes on two of the closest holidays. On "The Late Late Show" (Weeknights, 12:37 a.m. EST on CBS), he deta...

'Extreme Couponing' Comes To '2 Broke Girls'

Posted 01.03.2012 | TV

"Extreme Couponing" came to "2 Broke Girls" (Mon., 8:30 p.m. EST on CBS) as Caroline went from afraid of coupons to obsessed with them after seeing ho...

Ted And Barney's Theme Song For Puzzles Bar On 'How I Met Your Mother'

Posted 03.03.2012 | TV

After a rather somber event before the holiday break, wherein we learned that Robin can never have children, "How I Met Your Mother" (Mon., 8 p.m. EST...

High Resolution

Floyd Elliot | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Some might dismiss New Year's resolutions as overblown, impossible to keep and rapidly abandoned, but that's exactly why I love them.

Phil Says He's Gay To Help Stuart On 'The Exes'

Posted 12.29.2011 | TV

While Stuart is throwing himself into his work after the collapse of his marriage on "The Exes" (Wed., 10:30 p.m. EST on TV Land), Phil has been much ...

Roy's Mom Hates Elka, Sean Hayes On 'Hot In Cleveland'

Posted 12.29.2011 | TV

Fast approaching 90 years old, Elka thinks her days of dealing with overbearing mothers in the dating world are long past her. Even though she's a lit...

Golden Opportunity

Tom Falco | Posted 02.27.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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WATCH: Comedian George Lopez Talks About Idolizing The Late Freddie Prinze

Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

George Lopez doesn't like turning away autograph seekers and, for that, the comedian credits a chance encounter long ago with former CHiPs' star Erik ...

Old Jews Telling Jokes

Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Anyone who is cleaning up wrapping paper, taking down decorations and cleaning up the mess left from the holiday rush will appreciate this midday, Int...

WATCH: Conan's Best Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

We know all of the "Best of 2011" lists can get pretty overwhelming, but luckily comedy lends itself to video montages, so the LOLs flow much easier. ...

Ruxin Discovers Secret, Suffers Stroke on 'League' Finale

Posted 02.21.2012 | TV

In a two-part season finale, it was the playoffs for the fantasy football players in "The League" (Thu., 10 p.m. EST on FX). With reigning champ Ruxin...

Just One Hug: My Friendliness Makes a Toddler Cry (VIDEO)

Millie Kerr | Posted 02.21.2012 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

Strange things happen when I attempt to befriend children, as you'll see in this video. When I approach children, tears are shed. Cries, sometimes piercing, are heard. Feelings are hurt, and not just mine.

Louis C.K. Takes the Internet Seriously

Christopher Mitchell | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology
Christopher Mitchell

Louis C.K.'s "fun little experiment" illustrates the threat to the cable business model. Cable has long been the gatekeeper to content -- Comcast decides what channels I can choose from. But right now on the Internet, I choose what content I can choose from.

CFS: Bethlehem

Laurence Hughes | Posted 02.20.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

Our suspicions were aroused when Mary, the woman claiming to be the mother, also claimed to be a virgin. (We never even asked.)

Theater: Close Up Space Wastes Talented David Hyde Pierce

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The opening scene of Molly Smith Metzler's comedic play Close Up Space is the only good scene. But in fairness it does briskly and efficiently introduce our main character.

Twas the Night Before... Hannukah?

David Fagin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Comedy
David Fagin

Another holiday season has arrived and, to tell you the truth, I'm not too thrilled. Why, you ask? Simple. I'm Jewish. Most of the year I'm perfectly ...

Why Holiday Shopping at IKEA Equals a Glimpse Into Purgatory

Jason Kitchen | Posted 02.18.2012 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

What purgatory will look like if I eventually become a resident is quite clear; it will be a perpetual day at IKEA during the holidays.

Shocking Predictions For 2012

Wes Nisker | Posted 02.18.2012 | Comedy
Wes Nisker

Hello friends, this is Scoopji here, letting you know that I have had a spiritual breakthrough.

Corporations Are Nice People

Carmen Burcea-Haber | Posted 02.17.2012 | Comedy
Carmen Burcea-Haber

About a year ago I found myself at a party, making conversation, when a friend a mine insisted on introducing me to a very distinguished fellow: his name was Wells Fargo.

‘SNL’ Scorecard: Jimmy Fallon And The Assault On Tim Tebow

Mike Ryan | Posted 02.16.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Last night's SNL wasn't listed as an official reunion show of the 2002-2003 season, but, yeah, that was a reunion show.

Stage Door: Kissing Sid James, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

As is, aside from the tuneful Lerner/Lane score, there is little to recommend this theatrical therapy. Connick is wooden, and despite good efforts by supporting players, the show is disjointed.