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Dognapping: How to Steal a Dog in 6 Easy Steps

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 02.20.2015 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

When I found a beautiful yellow Lab mix sitting outside my fitness club one morning, I already had four other dogs and two cats, and this dog obviously belonged to someone.

Advancing the 'Weird Brown Girl Movement'

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 04.20.2015 | Black Voices
Sarah Beauchamp

An African City is creator Nicole Amarteifio's web series chronicling the lives of five young Ghanaian women. In the comments on YouTube, someone asks, "Why are they acting like white girls?" Filmmaker, and one of the stars of An African City, Nana Mensah has never known how to answer that question.

Sam Smith + Cats = Raw Emotion

Leslie Goshko | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

It happens every morning: you grab your keys, you grab your bag, and you give a perfunctory "See you later!" before you head out the door. You leave as if you two just didn't have a night of wild, abandoned cuddling. And now, your heartbroken feline sits alone.

In Sickness and In Sleep: Married to a Chronic Sleep Walker

Courtney Perry | Posted 04.19.2015 | Comedy
Courtney Perry

My sleep stories have definitely been a source of comedy in our relationship, but we recently wondered if there may actually be something wrong with me, and my brain. While Isaac would argue that yes, there is definitely something wrong with me (sleep disorder or not), a visit to a neurologist and a gold star on my sleep study proved otherwise.

10 Crazy Baby Terms You Need to Laugh About Now

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 04.19.2015 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

The reflux DOES go away, your baby WILL start sleeping through the night and yes, she WILL learn to take the bottle. So while everything may seem chaotic right now, after about a year that haze will lift and you will actually laugh about some of your current worries. Promise.

How Jon Stewart Turned Conservative Lies Into Groundbreaking Comedy and Enlightened a Generation

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.19.2015 | Media
H. A. Goodman

While many conservatives are happy to see him leave the show he created, the truth is that all Stewart's done is dare to look at Michele Bachmann from the vantage point of a sane person. In doing so, we laugh because changing "French fries" to "freedom Fries" is funny.

Middle (ST)age Valentine's Day-ting Game

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

Dating can be a lot like TWISTER. (spin) Right foot, Dave. (spin) Left hand, Mike. (spin) Right hand, Jerry. (spin) Left hand.. and you fall over in a heap because there are too many spins and too many choices.

Modern Love: Swipe Right or Left

Mark Taylor | Posted 04.15.2015 | Denver
Mark Taylor

My parents met on the side of a small town road in the summer of 1975. My mom's car broke down and my dad stopped to help. They started talking and that was it.

8 Reasons Why We You Should Spend Valentine's Day Alone

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 04.15.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


50 Shades of Enough Already

Wendi Aarons | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Wendi Aarons

In case you've been living in a closet and don't know what's going on in the world, I have good news. No, the climate crisis hasn't been solved -- the 50 Shades of Grey movie comes out this weekend!

Have Mercy and Stop With All the Puntastic 50 Shades of Grey Titles

Beth Bartlett | Posted 04.15.2015 | Comedy
Beth Bartlett

We're talking to you, regional falconry magazine and 50 Shades of Prey. And you, culinary blogger with 50 Blades of Bobby Flay.

Vaginal Weightlifting... Coming to a Gym Near You

Dani Alpert | Posted 02.11.2015 | Comedy
Dani Alpert

Russian weightlifters; Vasiliy Ivanovich Alekseyev, Yury Vlasov and Ruslan Albegov. And now Tatyana Kozhevnikova, the 2009 world-record holder in.....

Podcast Review: The PO'DCast with Dennis Miller & Adam Carolla

Marc Hershon | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Considering that both of these guys have platforms from which to spew their views, this is like a DC/Marvel comic crossover of legendary proportion. This week was only the second edition of their mashup, and one gets the feeling that the two hosts are politely feeling out the edges of each other's hot buttons.

Buckwheat Returns

Julia Lee | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Julia Lee

For the first time in more than thirty years, Eddie Murphy is returning to Saturday Night Live. Let's take a trip back in time to revisit one of his most popular SNL characters, Buckwheat.

Trailer for 50 Shades of Grey Sequel Leaked

Stephen Kessler | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Stephen Kessler

With 50 Shades of Grey expected to shatter box office records, Universal decided to shoot two 50 Shades movies -- and the sequel is already finished.

5 Reasons to Make Your Ex a Dating Profile (With an Example!)

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 01.20.2015 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

Creating an Online Dating Profile For Your Ex Is An Idea Whose Time Has Come and Here's Why! 1. You're divorced and have moved on in an appropriate m...

ISIS Unveils new Global Death Ray in Fight Against Infidels

Dan Miles | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Islamic State, the fundamentalist organization currently controlling large swathes of Iraq and Syria today unveiled its new weapon in the fight agains...

A Logical Guide to a Romantic Relationship

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

Anyone who has ever met me would attest to the fact that I am a very logical person. This clearly does not lend itself to highly romantic ideas like "love at first sight". If you are like me, then you can use Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles to guide you!

Brent Weinbach Appeals to the Mainstream at SF Sketchfest

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Brent Weinbach presents his one man show, Appealing to the Mainstream, as an examination of stand up comedy and his relationship to it. It is a fascinating deconstruction of what makes a human being laugh.

Michael Keaton Isn't 'Birdman'

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment
Sarah Beauchamp

Birdman is obviously a work of art, and more than that, it's a comedy, a fact that Keaton, who started his career as a standup comedian in Pittsburgh, couldn't be happier about.

The End Of Sex

Rick Rosner | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Rick Rosner

Sex in the late 70s was a big deal. The only thing my friends and I worried about was losing our virginity. Today, in 2015, we as a society still think of ourselves as being into sex. But honestly, we're not. We're mostly done with sex being number-one in awesomeness. Let's look at what happened.

Pro Tips: Break Up Before Valentine's Day

The Second City Network | Posted 04.12.2015 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Love is patient; love is kind; love is a waste of time. Listen, love is great. In the movies. In the movies, love is great! In real life, it is distracting, time consuming and expensive. Very expensive.

A Dear Jon Letter: A TV Writer's TV Marriage Suddenly Ends

David S. Simon | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
David S. Simon

I was able to sleep more peacefully because of my soul mate Jon. Okay, I also had a relationship with Stephen Colbert who was like the wacky genius uncle of the family. They forever changed the way we get our news, and they redefined TV truth.

10 Worst Things To Eat At A Funeral

Foodbeast | Posted 04.12.2015 | Taste

The cold realities of serving food during a wake can turn in to the most excruciatingly painful social setting.

An Infant's First Existential Crisis

Gavin Shulman | Posted 04.12.2015 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

It's like we're all just a series of random shapes, dangling from strings, spinning endlessly around. Sure, you can call it a mobile, but where are they going? Where are any of us really? Especially when you can't even control your neck. Or roll over.