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On the Cougar Cusp

Liz A. Brown | Posted 09.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Liz A. Brown

My 35th birthday is coming up and there's only one thing I'm asking for: move the minimum age for calling a woman a "cougar" up to 36.

Casey Anthony Case: Hang Jury?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam


Bachmann's True Grit

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Men of a Certain Age Combines Insight With Comedy

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

From the first episode, I was hooked. Not only did I get psychological moments of revelatory truth in a weekly show, I also got belly laughs that made my sides hurt.

Civil Discourse

Steven Weber | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Steven Weber

I certainly don't want to inflame passions unnecessarily or get people mad. I just want to state a fact that we should all be aware of and all be able to deal with in a sensible fashion.

Comedian Eugene Mirman on The Interview Show (Video)

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Mark Bazer

Comedian Eugene Mirman appeared on The Interview Show to discuss his career, lip-synching a Bill Cosby record for a school book report, giving Pauly Shore a back rub and more.

"Exotic Observations": Zenobia Shroff Joins SPANK at the UCB Theater

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
E. Nina Rothe

On Thursdays, the UCB Theater hosts a series called SPANK, which features two to three new solo or sketch shows. In their own words, courtesy of the UCB website, "It's comedy just out of the womb."

WATCH: Llama Owns Little Kid | Posted 08.25.2011 | Comedy


Requiem for a Bee

Ned Goldreyer | Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy
Ned Goldreyer

A mystery once confined to U.S. territory, the disappearance of honey bees, has blossomed into a global phenomenon. Where are they going? Why are th...

Last Straw in Afghanistan

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Sunil Adam


Bacon It Better

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Try adding bacon to even more of your favorites, because bacon makes everything better!

Sandra Bernhard: 'My Lesson is Patience'

Greg Archer | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

It's been more than a decade since Sandra Bernhard released a comedy album so it's fitting that, during Gay Pride month, she delivers a powerfully engaging gem.

Kick A! Ditch Your Type-A Personality for a Life You Might Actually Enjoy

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

It's not always easy to turn a blind eye to others over achievements. Let's take, for example, the dreaded Christmas letter.

Are Men Funnier Than Women?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
The Chronicle of Higher Education

So men are funnier, right? Perhaps. But measuring humor is notoriously difficult. Not everyone finds the same things funny, for starters.

Seven Ways to Stop Enjoying Life and Start Worrying

Steven Crandell | Posted 08.22.2011 | Comedy
Steven Crandell

Focus on things in life you can't control. Seek to control those things anyway. Fail. Repeat.

Why Not Give The Onion A Pulitzer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The Onion, of course, is satire, so their campaign for a Pulitzer is heavily laced with humor. Humorous or not, though, they've got a serious point.

Unions Hitting Back on Every Front, Including the Comedic One

Lee Camp | Posted 08.20.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

With several states around the country undercutting workers' rights and passing anti-collective bargaining laws, AFL-CIO has come out swinging on many fronts, including the comedic one.

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Green Lantern

Dan Persons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The new film is Hollywood's latest attempt to take the comic book movie back to its purer roots. Does Green Lantern earn its stripes as simple summer fun?

Fridays, No More

Martin Marks | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

Rebecca Black's "Friday" has been removed from YouTube. I repeat this news for it bears repeating. How shall we learn to sail through our mundane, workaday lives? Friday, Friday, how shall we continue to get down with you, Friday?

We Are Friends

Martin Marks | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

An Open Letter from Colonel Gaddafi to the American People. To the Good Citizens of the United States, Over the past several days, I've taken time ...

Defending Tracy Morgan

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Tracy Morgan made a comment within the context of his stand-up routine for an audience which paid to see him. Now we have a slew of groups who never should have heard the joke anyway up in arms about it.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris (W)Raps Up The Show

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

The multitalented Neil Patrick Harris revealed another skill while hosting the 65th Annual Tony Awards Sunday night: rapping. After opening with a mus...

Comedy: Is It Dying Or Thriving?

Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment

Danny DeVito knows comedy: he's been a top funnyman for over thirty years. And so it means something when he says that the genre is thriving. Along...

WATCH: 2011 Tony Awards: Highlights, Holy Books And Horses

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Tonight's 65th annual Tony Awards were one of the liveliest in recent memory. Returning host Neil Patrick Harris started the show off with a peppy son...

Weiner's Cyber Legacy

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam