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New York City Needs Porn (and a Little More Crime.)

Karl Wilder | Posted 01.09.2015 | New York
Karl Wilder

People are protesting new businesses with regularity because it might cause noise, it might bring the wrong people. Seriously New York used to be made of all the wrong people. That is why we love it.

2014: Year of the Funny Women, Part 2: Women Cartoonists Draw Top Awards

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.10.2015 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

Women cartoonists are finally drawing a fine line and earning righful rewards for their work. Stay tooned.

19 Things You Only Know If You've Been Backpacking

Dan Miles | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

1) However many photos you think you can take of a waterfall, you are not even close. 2) Wherever you go you are never far from a pizza, an Iri...

It's Time To Retire The ‘Dumb Dad' Joke Once And For All

Mike Cruse | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Mike Cruse

If we continue to push these kinds of messages -- specifically, the message that dad is less than mom -- and just write them off as jokes, then we as a society are doing a major disservice to our young sons.

Picking Truth

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

This week's attacks on Dunham show that many in the media are not quite as enlightened in their ability to allow female writers to have ownership over their own narratives. By questioning Dunham's agency to decide what's worth talking about and shaming her for not being ashamed of herself, they are missing the purpose of her work.

I'm Really Upset About the Midterm Elections God I Love My New iPhone

James Napoli | Posted 01.06.2015 | Comedy
James Napoli

It sure was discouraging to see those election returns coming in and realizing that the Republicans have gained such major ground. I mean, the first thing I thought was that government regulations would start to go out the window, paving the way for a disastrous oh my God I am having so much fun with this new iPhone 6.

Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest Music Picks from the Event Producers

Stephanie Keller | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

The 9th annual Fun Fun Fun (FFF) Fest kicks off this Friday, November 7th at Auditorium shores with promises of three days of beautiful skies and a whole slew of music and comedy acts that range from underground to legendary.

Post-Election Moans From Democrats Causing Earth's Orbit to Decay

Spencer Green | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Scientists warn that continued moans from Democrats in reaction to Republican mid-term election victories are causing the Earth's orbit to rapidly dec...

What NOT to Include in Your College Application Essays

Sam Johnson | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Sam Johnson

College early action and early decision deadlines have come and gone, and you know what that means! Time to start prepping even more essays. The good news is: I have some words of wisdom to help make sure your essays are "totally baller" or whatever the kids are saying these days.

Remembering Tom Slaughter

Jim Kempner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

Tom Slaughter passed away on October 25th. He was a gifted artist, whose work was immediate, fun, simple, and unmistakably his own. Tom lived his life "in the brilliant light of imagined skies, where the time is always high noon or midnight."

In Defense of the Pumpkin

Linda Roy | Posted 01.04.2015 | Comedy
Linda Roy

Our old friend the pumpkin. Is it just me, or does anyone else here think he's getting a bum rap? I mean, sure things have gone a little overboard in the last several years. By the time Thanksgiving rolls around, we're deluged with so much pumpkin that we don't know which end is up. Just to clarify, it's the stem end.

Am I a Drug Addict or Just Really Fun? (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

In episode 5 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny decides to clean up his act and get a real job (as a babysitter). However, the interview goes south when Danny's partying history catches up with him.

'SNL' Takes Middle Age To The Extreme With GoPro Parody

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.04.2014 | Comedy

Thanks to "Saturday Night Live," the gnarlier parts of middle age are now GoPro-worthy. "GoProbe," a hilarious digital short that aired during this...

Halloween Horror Story: President Cruz and the Tea Party Congress

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

President Cruz was, however, a bit mystified when McCain repeatedly showed up in the Situation Room wearing a saber and why did he keep droning on about ordering a nuclear strike on somebody called Barbara Ann?

Self-Deprecation For S/S 2015

Greg Mania | Posted 01.04.2015 | Comedy
Greg Mania

When it comes to comedy, I think it should follow the dress code I believe everyone should follow which is fuck the dress code. I don't have time to worry about what my sense of style says about my style of humor writing. I already spend 18-20 hours a day wondering how to properly pronounce "gyro."

The Characters in Your LinkedIn Network

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

LinkedIn started as a wonderful tool to professionally develop with avenues such as social selling, recruiting and B2B advertising, but now it is in a dark place. Kind of like that place the Cleveland Cavaliers went after LeBron James left. This is our fault a lot more than LinkedIn's.

Open Letter to Shoshana Roberts

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 01.03.2015 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

I'm sympathetic, Shoshana. I, too, resented being accosted by men who give themselves permission to be aggressive, but it won't always be this way. The only man who started up with me on the street this year wanted to sell me a lulav and etrog.

A Letter to the American Non-Voter

Julianna Forlano | Posted 01.01.2015 | Comedy
Julianna Forlano

No, not all uninformed voters are lacking intelligence. Not all of their jaws are slackened. Mostly, you are folks who have watched too much Fox News, which, when it comes down to it, is any amount of Fox News.

Why Do We Wear Halloween Costumes?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Are You About to Get Dumped by a Liberal Friend?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

A Pew Center's stunning new report reveals that liberals are more prone to dropping friends who spout conservative dogma than the other way around.

Things No One Told You About Getting a Puppy

Sara Starkman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

I'm pretty sure ever since I came out of the womb I've wanted a puppy. My first words were even "pup pup"! OK fine, maybe it was "papa" but they sound really fucking similar.

Exclusive Interview With Amy Poehler on her book, Yes Please, and More

Marianne Schnall | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marianne Schnall

I had the electric experience of sitting down with Amy Poehler as part of AOL BUILD, in which she shared her quick-witted blend of humor and wisdom on a wide range of topics including her career advice.

An Open Letter to My Pregnancy Body Pillow

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

I simultaneously desire you and feel betrayed by your limitations, like a vibrator whose batteries are dying.

Handy Hospitality Translator: Bartender to Customer

Dan Miles | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Bartender - Voice of reason in a sea of Jägermeister. From the word Bartenderus, Latin for Underpaid Badass Head Bartender - Guy that does the man...

Tenacious D's Comedy Festival Reigns Supreme

Ali MacLean | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ali MacLean

KG and Jaybles have done it again. Festival Supreme has now blossomed into the Coachella of comedy, drawing the best and brightest of today's stand ups and musical acts and has now become the place for legends to reunite.