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Albert Brooks Talks About His First Novel, '2030' | Gregory Beyer | Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

After handshakes and photographs with his lingering admirers, Albert Brooks followed his publicist into a closet-size room deep within the Barnes & No...

Review: Controversial Cloning Start-Up 'My Little Me'

Joe Cristalli | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
Joe Cristalli

2011-05-11-mylittleme.jpgThere has been a lot of buzz in the press recently about controversial genetic startup My Little Me. Recently, My Little Me reached out to ask if I'd review their products.

The Blackberry Defense

Emily de La Bruyere | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology
Emily de La Bruyere

The Old (That's you, Mom) never tire of enumerating the ways in which the internet and cell phones have undermined our relationships and global outlooks. But they fail to recognize technology's boons.

Pakistan's DoubleSpeak

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.10.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


Bin Laden's Diary Found (Exclusive Excerpts)

Jack Helmuth | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
Jack Helmuth

Included among the "treasure trove" of documents discovered during last week's daring raid was Osama bin Laden's personal diary. Here now, for the first time, is an exclusive look at some of the entries.

Beef Jerky That Doesn't Taste Like Plastic

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"The SlantShack Laboratories are really a collection of just thought experiments, if you will. And it's through testing these waters and really pushin...

The Off-Topic Interview: Joe Randazzo, Editor of the Onion

Steven Shehori | Posted 07.09.2011 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is regarded as this sort of action classic that defined a genre, but when you read it, all the characters do is sit around eating endangered species.

Most Popular Drink in Abbottabad

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.09.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


'A Game Changer' For Women's Comedy | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment

In my opinion I think it's a game changer. If you see a script with two great female parts it's a win. But six! Six in a movie, six fully formed great...

(Secret) Video Kills the Comedy Star

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Places like The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, and Improv have been safe havens for these talented and often self-deprecating live performance artists to try out new material before hitting the road.

Pandora's Hilarious New Feature

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

Music recommendation service Pandora Radio has expanded its library with an all-new genre: comedy. As with Pandora's music offerings, users can sea...

Sexercise Is the New Jazzercise! (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Want to meet hot guys at the gym but too shy to do it while doing butterfly curls in your fun-run tee shirt and raggedy high school Adidas soccer shorts? Here's the solution -- strip pole exercise class.

World's First Children-to-Parent Dictionary

Mark C. Miller | Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Language is one of the few things, aside from the cat and their bowels, over which children can exercise a certain degree of power and control.

Jumping The Broom: Family and Class Conflicts With a Side of Humor

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.

The Not-So Comic Future | JANET MASLIN | Posted 07.01.2011 | Arts

In his most recent film, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World," Albert Brooks can be seen as a stand-up comic trying to entertain an audience in In...

Royal Wedding, Eat Your Heart Out: Scandalous Georgian Caricatures

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.27.2011 | Arts

The imminent Royal Wedding between England's Prince William and commoner Kate Middleton has met with a wide array of artwork created in response. The ...

Decoding the College Facebook Status

Emily de La Bruyere | Posted 06.20.2011 | College
Emily de La Bruyere

The variations are limitless, but the message is always the same: "I am happy/over the moon/sobbing, and all 1,000+ of my Facebook friends may now react accordingly."

World Peace ... One Joke At A Time

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Rev. Susan Sparks

A Rabbi, a Muslim, and a Baptist preacher walk into a room. (Rim shot!) Yes, it is the setup for a joke, but not like you expect.

Last Supper Tests Apostles' Friendship

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Matt. You know I hath no greater love for anyone on this planet, but this is the gospel truth -- the dinner is tonight. I've even brought in an Italian guy to make a picture."

Ladies Sue Wal-Mart -- Supreme Court Style!

Erin Gibson | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson


Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Scream 4

Dan Persons | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Poor Sidney Prescott. Not satisfied with the ordeals she suffered in Screams 1 - 3, she's gotta go and tempt fate by returning to Woodsboro and courting the attention of psycho killer Ghostface.

Jon Stewart's Winning Ways

Sunil Adam | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


Funny Business: The Strange But True Connection Between Pixar, MAD Magazine, and Product Development

Matt Cohen | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business
Matt Cohen

As my bio points out, I am a contributing writer for MAD Magazine. I sometimes worry about admitting that in public, but I have discovered that people...

TV Now

Paul Reiser | Posted 06.14.2011 | Media
Paul Reiser

Last time I had a show on television it was 1999. It used to be you offer up an artistic endeavor and the appropriate reviewer would weigh in, hopefully with nice things to say. Now everyone has something to say.

Art Expert Proves Picture's Worth Just 923 Words

Mark C. Miller | Posted 06.11.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

For centuries, the old axiom, "A picture's worth a thousand words," has been unquestioningly accepted as the truth. But it appears as though that assumption is wrong.