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College Student Makes Netflix His Valentine

Isaac Garza | Posted 04.10.2015 | Comedy
Isaac Garza

Technically, I'm in love with Netflix and I'm going public about it. Dad if you're reading this I'm sorry I didn't turn out to be the heterosexual man you wanted. All I want is to live freely as a technosexual. I'm happy and proud.

You're Married. It's Valentine's Day. You're Not Going to Win This One.

M. Blazoned | Posted 02.06.2015 | Comedy
M. Blazoned

I'm really sorry to be the one to break it to you, but if you are married and it's Valentine's Day there's almost nothing you can do to win it. I don'...

Turning 30? You're Not Dead Yet

Mark Taylor | Posted 04.07.2015 | Denver
Mark Taylor

I can't get away with reading young adult novels (sorry Katniss), I can't get away with binge drinking, I probably shouldn't have roommates and I'll never be one of Forbes' "30 under 30". On February 6th, 2015, I am officially 30 years old. Ew.

The Israeli Elections Are a Joke -- and Sometimes, They're Even Funny

Omri Marcus | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media
Omri Marcus

The most important element of comedy is timing -- and in Israel, comedy and timing can be friends or they can be foes. No matter how funny the election campaign videos are, we live in a serious, disastrous neighborhood, and sometimes the reality calls for seriousness.

Maureen Ryan

'Fresh Off The Boat' Is Bold, Funny And Not Afraid To Take On Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Fresh Off the Boat" is good -- at times, very good. Without question, it's one of the best new shows of the broadcast network season: funny, well-act...

Is Writing 'Masculine Only' in Your Dating Profile Homophobic?

Kevin Thornton | Posted 04.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Kevin Thornton

With each passing moment, I step further away from the scared little boy, overly-concerned with surface mannerisms, and closer to the wise old man who has embraced the diversity of our people. I'm not all the way there yet, but it's the direction I'm heading.

"Fresh Off the Boat": Smart or A Soy Sorry Joke?

Pamela Tom | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment
Pamela Tom

In an age when there is a national dialogue about diversity and equality in America, shedding light through comedy must be smart, not superficial.

Grand Delusion

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.04.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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Podcast Review: 'Nerdist' Episode 627 with Bill Gates

Marc Hershon | Posted 04.03.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Host Chris Hardwick and his two co-hosts Jonah Ray and Matt Mira, are granted a 40-minute audience with Gates, somewhere in the bowels of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation HQ in Seattle.

Super BEANS!!

John Krifka | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports
John Krifka

Half-baked in Boston...

20 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee

If your resolution was to be a little more zen about the whole parenting thing this year, we think these stories will give you a good boost of morale to keep going and remember that you're an awesome parent!

Ode to Joy: Robin, Joan and Laughter's Long Life

Devra Maza | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

Both Robin and Joan knew that, in a world of terrorists, trauma, financial hardships and upheaval, humor is an indispensable tonic to our troubles.

The Blizzard of '78

Tom Shillue | Posted 03.29.2015 | Comedy
Tom Shillue

So Winter Storm Juno is upon us. Or is it #BlizzardOf2015? Whatever we call it, it cannot possibly compete with The Blizzard of '78, the legendary Nor...

Why Does it Snow?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 03.29.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Dumbest Moments of the Month - January 2015

Dan Miles | Posted 03.28.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

You know you've done something particularly stupid when you spawn a new hashtag, and that's exactly what happened when self-proclaimed terrorism expert Steve Emerson appeared on Fox News.

Where You Can See Great Women Comics Who Should Have Netflix or HBO Specials. Part I: Sue Costello in NYC Tonight

Art Levine | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Art Levine

With the boom in self-released, Netflix and HBO comedy specials, it sometimes seems there's too much of a glut of comedians unveiling their new shows. LIke the comedy club craze of the 1980s, it's leading to plenty of entertainment options for comedy fans -- but hardly all of the work is first-rate or particularly original.

People of LA, Please Leave!

Phil Perrier | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Phil Perrier

f you are reading this and you live in LA, and you are not here pursuing one of the above mentioned dreams, (acting, singing, dancing, writing, porn etc.) then please, leave as soon as humanly possible. Just pack up all your stuff, load it into your twelve year old minivan and move to Las Vegas, or Houston or Denver or San Diego or wherever the hell I'm not. Really, you'll be glad you did.

HOT FLASH: ISIS Takes Responsibility for Deflation-Gate

Larry Paros | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Larry Paros

We've seen this movie before. Or have we? A barren desert background, a masked Islamic terrorist or two, the ISIS flag, a forlorn prisoner in ...

Complete Me Dot Com

Tricia McCallum | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Tricia McCallum

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

Tickle Some Funny Bones at Your Next Speaking Engagement

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 03.24.2015 | Books
M. Shannon Hernandez

Whether preparing for a business presentation, giving a wedding toast, defending your thesis or raising money from investors, remember one thing at your next public speaking engagement: Once you step on stage you are in show business.

Social Networking in Real Life -- Social Experiment

Jena Kingsley | Posted 03.23.2015 | New York
Jena Kingsley

Social Networking is completely out of control these days. But do the things we do online make sense in real life? Follow me as I test out social media in real life all over New York City!

Please Insult Me, Don Rickles

Steve Matoren | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Please Insult Me, Don RicklesThe stars came out Saturday night in Los Angeles -- not for another superfluous awards ceremony, but rather to watch a comic icon perform. "Mr. Warmth," Don Rickles, played the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills

Tips for Public Speaking

Greg Mania | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Greg Mania

It's pivotal to be prepared before a public speaking engagement. Acquire all necessary knowledge when you're preparing and make sure you know it inside and out. Ask yourself: What am I forgetting? What should I hone in on?

And the Award for Best #OscarsSoWhite Joke Goes to...

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Kimberly Cooper

The 2015 Academy Award ceremony will be the least diverse (whitest) since 1998. The snub to Ava Duvernay as Best Director for Selma along with David Oyelowo's snub in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has created such an outcry over social media.