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All I Want for Hanukkah is Christmas

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

I love being Jewish. It's just that Christmas looks like so much fun, don't you think?

The Rush

Jordan Pease | Posted 02.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Jordan Pease

How does a gay comic compete against heterosexual comics, when an audience of 96 percent straight men/women and 4 percent bar staff sell out a venue? And how does a gay comic stand in front of a crowd of conservative locals, and kill?

The Syndrome Syndrome and the Rise of the New World Disorder(s)

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy
Mitch Ditkoff

Here's my guide to 14 of the most recently identified medical conditions, like PID (Premature Intervention Disorder): the hallucinated belief by war-mongering politicians that invading other countries for ridiculously long periods of time will increase national security.

WATCH: Hilarious & Strangely Eerie Scientology Game

Posted 12.05.2012 | Los Angeles

If this Indiegogo project gets funded, you may soon be able to learn all the secrets of Scientology without getting locked into a billion-year contrac...

Who I Want To Win At The 2012 British Comedy Awards

Elliot Gonzalez | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Elliot Gonzalez

Year after year the winners aren't always the ones I would have predicted and this year I've decided to write my predictions down in this blog. Not for every category but for the ones I feel thoroughly deserve to win.

Death and Texas

Jerry Adler | Posted 02.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

As I walked the streets of old Frito-Laredo, I saw an old cowboy slumped in a chair, Facedown in a plate of spaghetti alfredo,

Is Santa Real? (VIDEO)

Scott Bateman | Posted 02.02.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

For centuries, people have been asking if Santa Claus is real, or just an excuse for parents to go trample people the day after Thanksgiving. At least, the Disalmanacarian at has the surprising answer to this age-old question.

It Is Bye, Grover!

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Not to be all elementary, or more accurately pre-schooly, but are we really going to let our tax policy be determined by a guy named Grover? You've got to be kidding me.

Transcript of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's Passive-Aggressive Lunch in the Oval Office

Dan Treadway | Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy
Dan Treadway

Barack Obama: Mitt, it's great to see you, welcome to the Oval Office! Mitt Romney: Barack, it's my pleasure. *President Obama goes in for hug* *Governor Romney goes in for fist pound*

#Decembeard Delivers Hope for the Hairy

HooplaHa | Posted 01.30.2013 | Good News

What is one to do with an epic moustache now? Look no further-- Decembeard is here to provide an outlet, or excuse, to prolong that exquisite facial hair that your significant other likely disagrees with.

Office Hours

Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2013 | Comedy
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.

The students, having paid varying degrees of attention for 60 minutes, are collecting their things. Without exception, every one of them has a smart phone in-hand and every one of them is giving that device the undivided attention the professor would be delighted to have.

WATCH: Jewish Gangsters Get Cooking

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.05.2012 | Home

We're pretty much tickled anytime anyone speaks Yiddish, but we especially love it when it comes from someone we wouldn't suspect. Therein lies the hu...

Fame Names

Michael Kupperman | Posted 01.29.2013 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


The Hole in the Donut

Francis Levy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

A recent article in The Southern New England Journal of Medicine points to the fact that Jewish Americans in the 50-71 age category experience an inordinate amount of serious accidents cutting bagels.

Mood Ring for the New Millenium

Kinne Chapin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Comedy
Kinne Chapin

I announce my plan to develop a new mood ring sensitive enough to monitor the complex hearts of the Facebook generation. Here are just a few of the substitutions I plan to make.

Egyptian President Morsi Declares Himself Master of Space, Time and Dimension

Spencer Green | Posted 01.28.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Following the decree which gave him sweeping political powers in Egypt last week, President Mohamed Morsi has now declared himself Master of Space, Time, and Dimension.

Larry David, Super Hypo

John DeBellis | Posted 01.28.2013 | Comedy
John DeBellis

One night after Larry David and I both had bad shows, we went back to his apartment to give each other a comic pep talk, which consisted of who could feel less doomed by finding the most fault with the audience and who had the worst spot.

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.

Well, That Was Weird...

Jesse Lasky | Posted 01.27.2013 | Comedy
Jesse Lasky

Politicians seem to think Americans are goldfish, that we don't remember anything that happened more than three seconds ago. That's silly. It's more like five seconds.

Weatherman Amazingly Cool During HILARIOUS News Blooper

Posted 11.28.2012 | Miami

Murphy's law proves true in the amazing case of the deadpan weatherman. While we've seen plenty of on-air freakouts when the unexpected happens, ch...

Maple Syrup: Clarifying the Color Amber

Brian Rooney | Posted 01.27.2013 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

Just in time for the heavy breakfast season, the State of Vermont is trying to ease the national confusion about maple syrup, proposing to re-write the labeling of syrup so we all know what it is we are pouring on our pancakes.

WATCH: Infomercial Parody

Vicky Kuperman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Comedy
Vicky Kuperman

Don't you wish sometimes you could read minds? Now, with the Mind Reader 3D Glasses, you can! Find out what your boyfriend is really thinking, what that guy at the party wants from you or why your dog has been depressed!

The End of an Era in Europe

Ian Squires | Posted 01.27.2013 | Comedy
Ian Squires

The European Union, a collection of 27 nations throughout Europe politically united to function as a single unified economic market, announced plans to officially disband as of January 1, 2013, and revert to the agrarian economy and lifestyle that defined the continent for centuries before the Industrial Revolution.

Was It Thanksgiving Dinner... Or Thursday Night Live?

N. E. Marsden | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
N. E. Marsden

When the family arrived at 4:00 p.m., everyone noticed our calm demeanor. "No stress this year, Dad!" our 20-something daughters remarked. Which was true... until we entered the final stretch.

200 People Are Funnier Than 1

Charlie Todd | Posted 01.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Charlie Todd

One thing I've learned producing events for Improv Everywhere over the past decade is that if I give our participants creative license, they'll come up with choices that are far better than the ones I could brainstorm sitting in front of a blank Google Doc.