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Mitt Romney Vs. Dead Potted Plant

Mark Morford | Posted 10.16.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

A small potted plant contains far more excitement and luminous potential than the GOP's chosen bucket of stale Fig Newtons.

Stage Door: National Pastime

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The musical National Pastime pays homage to screwball comedies and radio's heyday. Set in 1933 at WZBQ Radio in Baker City, Iowa, it boasts a wacky plot, kooky characters and a charmingly loopy narrative. The curve ball is baseball.

JOKE: Irish Sunday School

Posted 08.16.2012 | Women

I was testing children in my Dublin Sunday school class to see if they understood the concept of getting to heaven. I asked them, "If I sold my ho...

Maybe If We Start Saying Guns Should Be Allowed to Marry, Someone Will Finally Regulate Them

James Napoli | Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Gun-on-gun relations would be frowned upon, and right-thinking religious organizations will ban the purchase of any ammunition--for fear it may contribute to the wanton spreading of deadly gun seed.

Seth Meyers on Who Will Play Paul Ryan on Saturday Night Live: "We've Got a Real Horse Race"

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

What are the chances that Seth Meyers, who also has the blue eyes, boyish face, and skill to pull off the role, would elect himself to step away from the anchor desk and channel Paul Ryan?

Alan Spencer's Bullet In The Face on IFC Is TV at Its Most Inventive

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Bullet In The Face stars Eddie Izzard and Eric Roberts as two hilariously vicious rival business owners/crime lords happy to annihilate anyone in their way. And who stands in their way? Everyone.

Music Video Premiere Exclusive: "Life Is Excellent" by Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits

Melissa Webster | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Hailing from the California Bay Area, the two frontmen, Corbett Redford, vocals, and Dan Abbott, guitar and vocals, are living proof music can be fun, entertaining and serious as hell, wrapped in a package where the audience has no choice but to dance.

Absolutely True* Facts About Sharks (*Not True)

David O'Doherty | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
David O'Doherty

shark. Look at the word. It even looks like a shark. That ominous dorsal of the h, rising up from the sentence, guided by the slashing, doom-seeking rudder of the k. It's coming for you! All you can do is read on, helpless.

From the Wienermobile to the White House

Robin Gelfenbien | Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy
Robin Gelfenbien

Paul, over the last few days it has been widely reported that you used to drive the world-famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, however, we both know that this is simply not true.

Film Flashbacks: My 15 Favorite Family Flicks of All Time

Ambre Anderson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices
Ambre Anderson

This weekend there weren't any new family friendly theater releases. So, instead of a review - this week I want to go back in time. I've compiled a list of my fifteen favorite PG films and film quotes! Hope you find them as funny, uplifting, and stimulating as I do.

JOKE: Three Guys, Three Wishes

Posted 08.15.2012 | Women

A sales rep, an administration clerk, and a manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. One of them rubs it and a Genie appears f...

Top 11 South Beach Parking Tips and Mysteries

Joanna Popper | Posted 08.14.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

South Beach locals and the bridge-and-causeway crowd all complain about South Beach parking. After living and parking here for 12 years, here are a few secrets to make parking less painful.

Dear Fringe Diary

Monica Heisey | Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy
Monica Heisey

DeAr FrInGe DiArY: If U don't have a !BiG AuDiEnCe! for your show, a cool way to get ppl 2 come CU is to scream at them while already in costume for that show. Ppl will be so impressed that u r in character 24/7 that they will HAVE to come see you.

Mitt Romney's New Campaign Logo

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

With Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul Ryan (R, Wisc.) to be his running mate, his campaign is now working on a new campaign logo. There will be Ro...

Olympics Withdrawl

Tom Falco | Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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JOKE: Drunk In A Bar

Posted 10.14.2012 | Women

The owner of a bar came home and, just as he put down his coffee, he heard the phone ring. A drunken voice asked, "What time do you plan to open your ...

Claire Sweeney Spotting

Up & Over It | Posted 10.13.2012 | UK Comedy
Up & Over It

We're officially half way through the fringe people - HALF WAY! Two weeks down, two to go. That's two weeks without watching the news or reading a newspaper (besides scouring them for reviews). So apart from Tom Daley getting a medal for doing some sexy showering and Louise Mensch fecking off to America, we have no idea what's going on in the rest of the world. Not that'd matter if we did know.

If Every Instinct You Have Is Wrong, Then the Opposite Would Have to be Right

Michael Blomquist | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
Michael Blomquist

When I was young people would say, "Oh, he has so much potential!" This was my death knell. Even in my naive state of ignorant bliss and never-ending cans of root beer I knew that I never wanted to be that guy who grew up with potential and lost it somewhere along the way.

Fringe Fest: Week 1 -- Wow!

Bronston Jones | Posted 10.13.2012 | Comedy
Bronston Jones

The beauty of a small crowd for a storyteller is it feels like dinner conversation, rather than a raucous party. I love feeling walls of laughter from hundreds of people, but it's not personal.

Choose Your Own Interview Disaster in 'The Job Interview'

Edmond Hawkins | Posted 10.10.2012 | Comedy
Edmond Hawkins

Joe Bonacci and Michael Canfield recently created a comedic, interactive Choose Your Own on Youtube that allows the viewer to botch a job interview over and over again. I recently met up with Michael and Joe to pick their brains about this quirky ideas.

Roasting Roseanne: Deconstructing the Grilling of an Icon (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Roseanne Barr, the titular comedy legend that went from "domestic goddess" to sitcom empress with the Emmy-winning Roseanne, has survived scandals and tons of criticism. So how do you dismantle an icon that's survived it all?

The Benefits of 15-Hour Naps

Jake Martin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Home
Jake Martin

The only thing I can picture in my head when I think of "edgy Jesuit" is a priest in cassock wearing high top sneakers shooting hoops with the kids and reciting lyrics from Will Smith songs.

Jim Hamilton's Poems About the Ocean

Tony Bartolone | Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Hamilton is incredibly proficient at concealing the formula while drawing the audience in. Then when you are just completely hypnotized, laughter hits. Tension is employed through the suspense of his deliberately paced delivery. Where is he going? What comes next?

Comedians and Filmmakers Debate at Laugh Track Comedy Festival

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 10.08.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Three filmmakers and four standup comedians joined the Denver Diatribe podcast to debate a few 21st-century avenues for comedy success: YouTube, film festivals, Twitter and podcasts.

Making the 2016 Rio Olympics Better

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy
The Black Sheep Online

Instead of these run-of-the-mill-seen-them-a-thousand-times-and-I'm-bored-to-tears events, perhaps the 2016 Olympics, held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, can feature several events never before seen in an Olympic arena.