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Podcast Reviews: The X-Files Files & The Nerdist

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Being a podcast-wielding fan of TV's X-Files has paid off in spades for comedian Kumail Nanjiani since starting his show, The X-Files Files.

5 Hot Books: A New Take on Prohibition, Writings of an Internet Activist Who Died Tragically

The National Book Review | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
The National Book Review

Instead of the familiar story of flappers, jazz clubs and gangsters, Harvard historian McGirr argues that Prohibition's greatest legacy was an expansion of government crime fighting. She sees in Prohibition the roots of an expanded prison system, a more aggressive F.B.I. and a more powerful state.

Podcast Review: How To Be Amazing With David Sedaris

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

No stranger to co-hosting a podcast, Michael Ian Black (Mike And Tom Eat Snacks, Topics) handles the hosting duties solo on How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black. In the case of his latest two-parter, his guest is David Sedaris, an author who is used to talking.

'Wet Hot American Summer' Is Seeking The GOP Nomination For President

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment

The Netflix iteration of "Wet Hot American Summer" debuts Friday, but the long 2016 presidential campaign the series plans to embark upon is just beg...

Podcast Reviews: The Late Show Podcast and Mike and Tom Eat Snacks

Marc Hershon | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

David Letterman has said his last goodbyes and his show's set in the Ed Sullivan Theatre has been carted off, consigned to the showbiz Dumpster. Next up is Stephen Colbert, who is busy running test shows, whipping his writers into a frenzy to generate material.

Apparently Michael Ian Black And FLOTUS Have Some Beef

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy

Michael Ian Black and the First Lady are currently involved in a HUGE fight. At least, that's what Black told Sara Schaefer on the latest episode o...

'Maron' Season Two: Marc Maron on Accidental Joke Theft, His Directorial Debut and Finally Getting It Together as a Performer

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Maron's eponymous IFC series returns for a second season May 8 at 10 p.m., with guests including Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman, Ray Romano, David Cross, Karen Kilgariff, Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac, Bill Burr and more.

Grumpy Cat Wins Big-Time Award.. Doesn't Care At All

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.17.2013 | Good News

On Tuesday, comedian Michael Ian Black hosted "The Friskies" -- an award show that recognizes the internet's favorite cat-lebrities. Of course, th...

Michael Ian Black Tries To Kill His Friends With Food

Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste

Pizza and bagels and hot dogs, OH MY.

Brian Williams' Deadpan: Crazy for Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As emcee at the Nantucket Film Festival's Tribute ceremony, at a former casino in Siasconset, on the island's far end, mild mannered Brian Williams br...

Wow, People REALLY Don't Like Sponsored Tweets

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.16.2013 | Comedy

The stand-up comedian, actor and author Michael Ian Black was an early adopter of Twitter, amassing over 2 million followers. As with many accounts wi...

WATCH: A Bradley Cooper & Amy Poehler Flashback

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

"Hey, let's all promise that 10 years from today, we'll meet again, and we'll see what kind of people we've blossomed into." -Ben (Bradley Cooper), "W...

An Interview With Michael Showalter

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
Stefan Sirucek

Michael Showalter is perhaps best known for co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer, but Showalter has been finding new ways to make people laugh since he was a member of the sketch comedy troupe The State, on MTV.

Which 'Dexter' Star Is Headed To 'The Following'?

Posted 12.18.2012 | TV

David Zayas can't seem to quit serial killer drama. The "Dexter" actor will reportedly guest star on Fox's midseason serial killer-centric drama "T...

Michelangelo Signorile

Meghan McCain: 'I'm Not Impressed' With Obama's Gay Marriage Stance

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Meghan McCain, columnist and daughter of GOP Senator John McCain, lashed out at the conservative Republican gay group GOProud, which recently endorsed...

The 15 Best Answers From Michael Ian Black's Reddit AMA

Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy

Comedian Michael Ian Black recently released a book with Meghan McCain entitled "America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom," and to help promo...

WATCH: Hilarious 'Bachelor' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy

Where in the world can a sexy, charming bachelor fighter find a woman to love him? Someone who can make him laugh? Someone who isn't afraid of robots?...

The Week's Best Tweets About Parenting

Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

The chatter over Jessica Simpson's baby (and name choice) has calmed down a bit this week, but the new mom had something to say about her newborn: "I ...

Meghan McCain's New Book Cover Revealed

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.19.2012 | Media

Meghan McCain released an exclusive look at the cover of her new book, America, You Sexy Bitch on her blog Thursday. The book was co-written with ...

Michael Ian Black on Parenting, Pop Culture and His Worst Christmas Present Ever

Sarah Thyre | Posted 05.16.2012 | Comedy
Sarah Thyre

"Part of what's exciting to me about my career is the constant looking forward. Whenever I finish one project, I am looking to what's next. I'm not sure what it would mean to have 'made it.'"

My Utter Meltdown Before Baby

Michael Ian Black | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Michael Ian Black

In preparation for the baby's arrival, I decide I need a new desk. No doubt this is due to a natural biological impulse common among expectant parents to start nesting.

Michael Ian Black's Parenting Advice

Laughspin.com | Posted 02.22.2012 | Comedy

Michael Ian Black is a lot of things. He’s an actor, a writer, an author of children’s books and of books for grown-ups; he’s a solid stand-up c...

Cult Movie Performed By Original Cast Live

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

On Saturday, Jan. 21, lucky attendees of SF Sketchfest got to witness an event a decade in the making: A staged recreation of the cult classic "Wet Ho...

HuffPost Comedy's Guide To New Comedy Albums

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.29.2011 | Comedy

Are we living in a golden age of comedy albums? The last few months have seen a relatively large number of stand-up comedy albums released by some ...

'Trick Or Tweet' With Michael Ian Black

Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy

If you've never followed along with Witstream's live tweet events before, now's the time to try it. Well, this Thursday is anyway. What is Witstrea...