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On Joke Theft and Amy Shumer: Thoughts From a 14-Time Emmy Nominee

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.29.2016 | Comedy
Jon Hotchkiss

Think about all the books that have been written, all the movies, all the term papers, TV shows, all the blogs, all the jokes, plays, text-books, novels, all the news stories, diaries, etc. That's a lot of written words, right?

Marlon Wayans On The 'Cyclical' Nature Of Racial Comedy

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.25.2016 | Black Voices

It's been 20 years since the comedic spoof "Don't be a Menace" was released, and Marlon Wayans, the film's star, still doesn't regret a single...

Here Are Ricky Gervais' Best Jokes From The 2016 Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.10.2016 | Entertainment

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How Did the Fruitcake Become a National Joke, and Can It Be Redeemed?

Thrillist | Posted 12.23.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton Credit: iStock See the fruitcake. Note the violently colored red and green "fruit" and suspect nuts that top the thick dough. Observ...

JLaw Says Amy Schumer's Self-Deprecating Jokes Don't Make Sense

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

OK, can JLaw just be our BFF, too? Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer have somehow sparked a magical friendship of which we can all be jealous....

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls Vol. 2

Warren Holstein | Posted 11.20.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them by fully engaging the public on both current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

A Huge Lesson I Learned From This Halloween...

Dan Duffy | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Duffy

St. Louis has a really odd but kinda cool peccadillo when it comes to Halloween. Most of the adults who hand out candy will ask for a joke in exchange for a fun-size Twix.

12 Reasons Pandas Give Not To Have Sex

Landysh | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Landysh

Pandas don't have enough sex! And it is a big problem. Panda keepers, zoologists and scientists ask them very nicely, but pandas can't even be bothered!

Boston Comic Dana J. Bein on His First Comedy Albums and Why They Still Count

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy
Sheila Moeschen

Like any other comedian, Boston-based stand-up comic Dana J. Bein is ruled by "the hustle." Comedy's DYI culture makes it easier than ever to create and share content. There is no reason to wait -- for agents or network deals.

These 15 Corny Science Jokes Will Have Everyone Groaning

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 09.14.2015 | Science

Why can't you trust an atom? Because they make up everything!    Heisenberg is driving along when he gets pulled over by the police. The off...

Kids Show How Traumatic Corny Dad Jokes Really Are In Hilarious PSA

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents

A new video from Nickelodeon Australia sheds light on a phenomenon many kids know all too well: dad jokes. Titled "Dad Joke Surviv...

The Appliance Whisperer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.02.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Inanimate objects are out to get me. I can deal with human beings, either by ignoring them or by telling them such dumb jokes that they ignore me. But machines have me baffled.

Watch These Grandpas Laugh At Their Own Inappropriate Jokes

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.13.2015 | Fifty

These grandpas got jokes, and they're not the most appropriate. In a video sponsored by Burger King, Elite Daily got a group of grandpa...

The Entertainer

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.31.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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5 Best Jewish Jokes Ever

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 06.22.2015 | Comedy
Lawrence Rifkin

"Last Jewish Comic Standing," was what our family named a game we came up with for our guests to play at our son's Bar Mitzvah reception. Each guest pulled a classic Jewish joke written on a piece of paper and told the joke to the crowd.

Look...Like Me?

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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11 John Oliver Quotes That Make The Truth Easier To Swallow

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn & Andy McDonald | Posted 04.23.2015 | Comedy

Watching John Oliver is like having a really good brunch. It happens on Sundays and afterwards, if you do it right, you feel both culturally satisfied...

The Singer

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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A 2015 Passover Seder, An Exodus That Includes Evolving

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.19.2015 | Religion
Carol Smaldino

Passover has, has for us become for us a mish mosh of tastes, and jokes and stories and celebration. It is a piece of evolving in and of itself, because each year we tap into something that does not always echo the themes of past years.

The $17K Watch and the Art of Deflection

Rajesh Setty | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

The art of deflection is practiced by smart marketers all the time. It is your responsibility to be aware and look out for the underlying motivation in an offer and how it is packaged. It's not easy to spot it as the crowd starts talking about what the marketer wants them to talk about.

Jerry Seinfeld's Take On Garbage Could Easily Be A 'Seinfeld' Episode

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.24.2014 | Comedy

... And cue the "Seinfeld" bass line. Jerry Seinfeld stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday to deliver some standup, and you'd almost think an ep...

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a lit...

It's Time To Retire The ‘Dumb Dad' Joke Once And For All

Mike Cruse | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Mike Cruse

If we continue to push these kinds of messages -- specifically, the message that dad is less than mom -- and just write them off as jokes, then we as a society are doing a major disservice to our young sons.

The Comedian

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How to Use Jokes, Irony and Sarcasm

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Teasing, joking and making fun of ourselves and each other can often create intimacy, diffuse barriers and bond friends and colleagues.