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If a Straight Comedian Ridiculed Us Would You Laugh?

Mike Alvear | Posted 10.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

The majesty of political correctness allows me to say jokes other people can't. That's because of comedy's golden rule: Thou Shalt Not Insult a Group You Don't Belong To.

'American Icon' Eddie Murphy Receives Mark Twain Prize

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Comedy

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Why Do Women Spend So Much On Beauty Creams?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.17.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

...because they want to undo then resave.

The X-Files, Aliens, Comedy, Podcasts, and Spiders: My Super-Long Q&A with Dean Haglund

Pam Stucky | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

All right. Let me geek out here a little bit. Back in the day, that day being the late 90s and early 00s, when The X-Files was in its initial airing, I was a huge fan. And I still am. I still think it was one of the best shows ever made.

Podcast Review: Think Again

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Think Again is a true conversational grab bag of a podcast, a product of the Big Think informational website. Or byproduct, more accurately, as host J...

Pundits Defend Saying Hillary Won, Despite Polls Showing Bernie Won

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS Sketch, we discuss how despite polls and focus groups claiming Bernie Sanders won the first CNN Democratic Primary Debate, the Washington DC pundits all gave the victory to Hillary Clinton.

Ben Carson Loses Brain Surgeon License After Making Numerous Brainless Comments

Flora Nicholas | Posted 10.15.2015 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

On the question of which Republican candidate is the most "bat shit crazy," Ben Carson is tied in equal first place with Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, John Kasich and Rand Paul.

Unbreakable: The Kimmy Schmidt Way

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Jennie Sutherland

Does this ever happen to you? You're swept up by the promise of a life-changing experience: Take the weight off! Awaken your spirituality! Connect to others! So you join a spin class, a book club, a hiking group. New Year, New You! Right?

Key & Peele Are Creating A New Comedy With Vine Star King Bach

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, known for their hilarious show on Comedy Central "Key & Peele," are reportedly working a&...

Why You Can't Wish For Happiness

The Huffington Post | Paul Gale | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy

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Ben Carson Proposes Ending Police Violence Against Black Men by Giving All Black Men Guns

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Michael Gene Sullivan

"The only way to stop a bad cop with a gun is with a good Black man with a gun," says GOP presidential hopeful to stunned audience.

Rocktober's Festival Supreme Chock Full of Comedy

Ali MacLean | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Is it possible to have too much comedy? Festival Supreme seems to be insistent on testing that limit, adding a fourth stage this year. The third annual Festival, which took place in downtown Los Angeles, was chock full of comedians, sketch acts, rock bands, and oddities this past weekend.

11 Little Known Phobias

James Napoli | Posted 10.12.2015 | Comedy
James Napoli

It's Halloween time, and you can never tell what scares people. But we're going to try and find out together. See, it's not just heights or enclosed spaces or spiders (or clowns) that send people into fits of terror.

Donald Trump Gets Burned In This Hilarious Obama Diss Track Parody

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.12.2015 | Black Voices

This President Obama impersonator goes after Donald Trump in a hilariously, perfect diss track titled, "Back to Back." Actor and impressionist, Iman C...

Did You Know Ash vs. Evil Dead Actress Jill Marie Jones Was in American Horror Story?

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Luckily for me, the shoes I wear in the world of Ash vs Evil Dead have never been worn. I'm not reprising a role so I've had the great freedom of finding her and creating without limitations.

Blessed Are the Risk Takers

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 10.09.2015 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

Some folks are wired to take bigger risks than others, like those guys who fly around the Alps in squirrel suits or have extramarital affairs with fitness instructors. But that doesn't mean you're not living on the edge when you mix plaid with paisley. Or try to save a marsupial.

Band of the Storm Hits the Ruby Theater for Los Angeles Theater Festival

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Written and directed by the multi-talented Joseph Mauceri, this two-act play features only two lead actors, with a total cast of four, whose performances are powerful enough to keep the audience thoroughly entertained.

Volkswagen Admits Its Cars Run on Soylent Green

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 10.08.2015 | Comedy
Rob Kirkpatrick

Some observers feel the Soylent Green admission should come as no surprise. "Auto makers have been skirting the regulations for years," says Klaus Brinkbäumer, editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel magazine. "Besides, Volkswagen literally means 'People's Car.' So..." he said with a shrug.

Fun Fall Ways to Mask Clinical Depression

The Second City Network | Posted 10.07.2015 | Comedy
The Second City Network

If you're a single woman in her early 30s contemplating the meaningless of her existence, fall is the perfect time to experiment with fun scarves, cozy decor, and doing traditional family activities alone!

WATCH: Wall Street Reacts to TPP Agreement

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 10.06.2015 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS sketch, Wall Street responds to news that a deal has been made for the TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Rock the Kasbah Co-opts Stereotypes to Reveal Truths

Fariba Nawa | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment
Fariba Nawa

At first glance, Rock the Kasbah seems like the typical Hollywood movie depicting Muslims: turbaned men on horseback, a girl who needs an American's help to succeed, and bombs blowing up when the plot slows in the movie. However, you would be ill-advised to pass quick judgment.

Double Fantasy...

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Jason and the Graph

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 10.05.2015 | Comedy
Bec Susan Gill

I can't stop thinking about congressman Jason Chaffetz. Up until last week, I had never spent time thinking about him - and I have to say - I rather...

Does Stand-Up Comedy Hold the Key to Social Justice?

Johanna Evans | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Johanna Evans

After attending the Oddball Comedy Festival this past September, I was struck by how much of the comedy revolved around social justice issues--gay rights, gender and racial equality, poverty. And it wasn't just that poking fun at intolerance can earn a few laughs. The actual rhythm of the comedy routines seemed designed to change people's perspectives on these issues.

WATCH: Guilty! Naughty Animals Caught in the Act

HooplaHa | Posted 10.05.2015 | Comedy

Whether your puppy looks at you with its huge brown eyes or your cat acts like they have no idea what you're talking about, their mischief is just something you have to laugh at!