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The Crazy Thing That Happened When I Took Off My Wedding Ring

Deborah Kimmett | Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce
Deborah Kimmett

Giving my ring finger breathing room unleashed 20 years of pent-up energy. My friends said I was being ridiculous -- a piece of jewellery did not have that kind of power. Obviously they'd never seen The Lord of the Rings.

Cat Does This Every Time

William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

We've all been there before. Someone nearby yawns and you suddenly find yourself compelled to yawn right along with them. It's just that contagious. ...

Stop and Frisk for Everyone! (A Helpful Guide From Your Friends at the NYPD of PR)

Dan Zevin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Comedy
Dan Zevin

Thanks to Bluetooth technology, it is now possible to be frisked while conducting a hands-free conference call with your arms pressed up against a wall. If you're not skilled at multi-tasking, simply send a group text that reads, "Can't talk, getting frisked."

Being Funny Isn't Always That Much Fun

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
Danielle Sinay

Over the past few years I've planted myself right in the center of social media and shouted from the cyber rooftops, "I am the world's most self-absorbed girl with fake problems ever! And here are my ridiculously over-sensationalized and extremely personal stories."

To: Future Self -- RE: Breaking Bad Finale

Oren Mendez | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Breaking Bad is ending, and there won't be anywhere to hide -- the Internet is going to blow up. You're going to freak out a little, but it's good to have millions of online presences by your side, suffering right there with you.

All Educated With No Place to Go

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.14.2013 | Latino Voices

I thought I was a hyphenated American because I chose to call myself a Mexican-American. But looking at my resume, I realize I earned the designation because I've worked as a free-lance journalist, a teaching-assistant, and an assistant-editor. That must be why I am on un-employment.

WATCH: Excited Pug Cannot WAIT To Go 'Shwimmin'

Posted 08.13.2013 | Good News

This pug doesn’t just want to go swimming. This pug wants to go "SHWIMMIN." The only thing that could make this video cuter is if the dog had it...

You Slept With My Stalker?

Mike Diamond | Posted 10.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

I did have a stalker once, and a friend did sleep with him and tell me about it afterwards. That little factoid proves that there is a dearth of sane, sexy, available men. My stalker was a manic-depressive Brooklyn plumber with one testicle, yet I was still wildly upset when he "betrayed" me.

A New Kind of Real

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Gabriel Mizrahi

Things are getting real. Entertainment, specifically. And by "real" I don't mean serious, or imminent, or even necessarily honest -- but real, as in pushed to the limit of what we perceive as real, and even further.

Want to Feel Good About Being Old? See Red 2

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 10.12.2013 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

I think that our time has come in Hollywood, and more and more movies will be made celebrating the refusal of Baby Boomers to slip politely into the crevices reserved for the old in our society.

Why Is the September Issue So Thick?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


You Seriously Did a Wonderful Job on Your Norwegian-Themed Cultural Adventure Flume Ride

Benjamin Key | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy
Benjamin Key

By the by, you did a wonderful job on your Norwegian-themed cultural adventure flume ride. Just wanted to let you know. I can't imagine that was a particularly easy pitch to top brass, so major kudos, seriously.

When Comedy Went to School: The Movie That Celebrates Jewish Humor

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Bravo to these beloved clowns and comics who turned life's cabbage into sauerkraut. May all that talent live on forever and continue to spawn more comedy. And may we never lose our laughter or fade out our ability to find the funny in life.

Dead by Friday

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

I'm happy to be a survivor, but survival comes with a very interesting and necessary friend: Dark, black humor. The more morbid, the better. The darker the humor, the lighter the load -- isn't that ironic?

6 Gross Things My Dog Ate

Tyler Moss | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Despite her diabolical dietary choices, I wouldn't trade my dog for the world. Now we just take preliminary cautions by quarantining all hazardous consumables in baby-locked cupboards.

Top 3 Reasons My Sex Life Is Gone with the Wind

Katie Schwartz | Posted 10.09.2013 | Comedy
Katie Schwartz

On Facebook, a friend posted the following, "If you were to liken your sex life to a movie title, what would it be? Without hesitation, my response was, Gone with the Wind.

Bruce Willis Wins At Life

Posted 08.09.2013 | Comedy

Ladies and Gentlemen, Bruce Willis. He's one of our most beloved movie stars... and is apparently not that fond of movie junkets. But then again, who ...

Putin Pines for Barack

Allison Fine | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Allison Fine

Poor little Ivan had drawn the short toothpick in the kitchen and had to tell the President of the Russian Federation that Barack cancelled lunch with him.

Leave It to Beavercreek, Ohio

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.09.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are once again working themselves into tizzies! Actually, they never stopped. But they did manage to mix in some new with the old.

Why Can't I Marry Max -- or Marley?

Justine Valinotti | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Justine Valinotti

All the free-floating iniquity released by the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in my home state is filling me with the urge to tie the knot with my beloved Max. That got me to thinking about what, exactly, might happen if the county clerk declared us Mr. and Mrs. Kitty.

5 Reasons HBO Needs to Renew Family Tree

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV
Megan Smolenyak

HBO is apparently on the fence about renewing Family Tree, the mockumentary series dreamed up by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock. It may be that...

D.C. American Power Career Fair Quiz

Alexander Wooley | Posted 10.08.2013 | Comedy
Alexander Wooley

There are no right or wrong answers to this quiz, no grades or scoring. No polygraph test will be administered at this time.

Size 6

Kendra Cunningham | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
Kendra Cunningham

I was a size 6 once. I vaguely remember the first time I got to carry my size 6 pants to the register, feeling weak and feeble hoping I had carrots at home.

Sitcoms Lied to Us (Sort of)

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
Danielle Sinay

I am a twenty-something aspiring "young professional" living in New York City. I squat in the same bar with my only three friends, legitimately look forward to happy hour and have an annoying off and on again best friend/ex-boyfriend who coincidentally lives down the street. Does this plot sound familiar?

The 5 Stages of Accepting a New Doctor Who

The Second City Network | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Sorry, dudes. You thought he was the man that never would, but he has to. And it's not just happening to you, it's happening to everyone, but probably you the hardest. You swear this next Doctor will never blow your socks off, no matter how hard he tries.