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Jon Stewart's Faith/Off: Passover vs. Easter

Posted 04.10.2012 | Religion

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Sex Or Oven Cleaning? That Is The Question

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Jenny Isenman

When I'm uncomfortable I use exaggerated humor to fill conversational gaps. It's like an oddly misplaced stand-up routine which can become painful to watch. This was one of those nights.

Review: The Beek Moves In With 'The B---- In Apt. 23'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.10.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Some of the comedy's most reliable humor comedy comes from this presumably fictional version of the Beek, who is a pompous, amusingly self-absorbed jackass.

JOKE: Rita Rudner On Romance

Posted 04.10.2012 | Women

"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." —Rita Rudner "Marriages don't ...

We Invented Plastic Vomit and Artificial Dog Poo

David Macaray | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

Our plastic vomit and artificial dog poo -- iconic, time-honored staples of American humor -- are now being produced in China. While most people will shrug this off as no big deal, I see it differently, and it's not just about the economics.

"I Can Solve the Unemployment Crisis"

Lee Camp | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
Lee Camp

Americans need jobs! But is helping tax dodgers or building environmentally devastating oil pipelines the only way to create jobs? NO! There are others, and I'm proposing we get started on the following projects right now.

Doug's Dozen: 12 Logical Fallacies Defined!

Doug Molitor | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

I've noticed a lot of arguments on the Internet run aground due to unsound reasoning. In order to combat such irrational thinking, I present this list as a public service.

Sub Party In The U.S.A.

Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts

Eric Yahnker's exhibition "Party Sub / Sub Party" presents a playful look at the United States in a time when celebs, sports and sandwiches rule. ...

Congress Renames SOPA, Hopes No One Will Notice

Chris Michael | Posted 06.06.2012 | Comedy
Chris Michael

In its latest attempt at controlling the internet, Congress has unveiled a fresh, new SOPA-like bill called CISPA, or the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.

How's Your Friday? Oh, Good

Floyd Elliot | Posted 06.06.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

As I am a Christmas-and-Easter Episcopalian, which is to say a partaker in a beautiful spiritual tradition that celebrates the sanctity of sleeping in most Sunday mornings, I will be arising at the unholy hour of 9 a.m. this Sunday.

Why Greta Gerwig Makes A Great 'Un-Heroine'

Salon | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

Violet Wister, the would-be campus reformer played by Greta Gerwig in Whit Stillman's weird, wacky and mostly wonderful college comedy "Damsels in Dis...

5 Comedy Career Lessons for College Graduates

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2012 | Comedy
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Given commencement is right down the road, it seemed only fitting to share these comedy life lessons with parents and their graduates....

A Brief Translation of Eric Holder's Letter to the Appeals Court

David Fagin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Comedy
David Fagin

What he said: "The president's remarks were fully consistent with the principles described herein." What he meant: "Back off. Barack's my boy. If you come at him, you come at me, and everyone else in this joint!"

A Song for Passover: "They Tried To Kill Us, We Survived, Let's Eat"

Rob_Tannenbaum | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Rob_Tannenbaum

Not long ago, I became dissatisfied with the lack of great Passover songs, and I decided to write one. The accuracy of this song is compromised by my shocking ignorance of actual history. But it is an accurate reflection of the Jewish education I experienced.

FX Stars Take Over an NYC Bowling Alley

Tom Murro | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

My regular red carpet crusader, and Couples Therapy housemate, Chef Chris Nirschel and I teamed up once again to bowl with FX Network's A-Team at Lucky Strike Lanes. The Thursday night bowling league never looked so good!

Baseball Is Life

Tim Siedell | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

Understand, I love baseball. Most Americans do. But the reason it resonates so deeply inside all of us has nothing to do with diving catches or late-inning heroics. It's because the game so elegantly captures the essence of human existence.

"I Drunk Dialed Obama"

Katie Goodman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Katie Goodman

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Beware of Tweaks Wearing Lifts

Arnie Reisman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Arnie Reisman

Too many Americans are gullible and do not comprehend their own self-interest, and the rest think "carcinogenic" means having the charisma of a late night talk show host.

Can't Wait for Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Entering its fifth year of awesomeness, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival is bringing some hilarious comics to Portland, Oregon.

How Not to Drive People Crazy with Your Baby

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Toni Nagy

From the moment you find out you are pregnant, your potential to be annoying multiplies into one of those numbers only astrophysicists can understand.

Where Did Our Sense of Modesty Come From?

David Macaray | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

Unlike the evolution of horticulture or weaponry, the concept of modesty didn't evolve. It arrived on the scene fully developed. Either you believed your genitals needed to be concealed or you didn't. The following is a dramatization of that event.

Want to See People Strip for Free? Join the Police!

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Want to see people strip for free? Well, thanks to the Supreme Court, you can!

She Was Wireless Before Her Time

Tom Falco | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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JOKE: Sex And The Senior Citizen

Posted 04.04.2012 | Women

An 80-year-old man is being examined by his doctor. “Do you still have sex?” the doctor asks. “Almost every day,” the old man answers. ...

Which Republican Presidential Candidate Would Win The Hunger Games?

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 06.03.2012 | Comedy
Dean Obeidallah

If we did pick our elected officials using The Hunger Games method, it would be quicker and a lot more fun for the rest of us to watch.