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Dog on the Roof

Dangerous Laughs: Politics and Comedy

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

As someone who grew up around comedians, I learned a lot about which topics were surefire winners with audiences (marriage, dating, mothers-in-law), and which ones were edgier (religion, sex and politics). There are tons of laughs to be mined from the latter, but comics are always careful to walk a fine line between being funny and offensive -- and the best ones know how to walk it perfectly.

The GOP's War on Children

Bruce Kluger | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Bruce Kluger

As in most presidential election years, noisy battles have been raging as the nation's political armies gear up for what promises to be an even noisie...

Dog On A Hot Straw Roof

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weird News

Axel the Newfoundland has become a small-town celebrity for his high-perching ways. Ever since he was a puppy, roof thatcher Richard Haughton's dog...