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Ritch Shydner: Veteran Comedian And Chronicler Of The 1980s Comedy Boom

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.16.2016 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

In the 1980s, Ritch Shydner made numerous appearances on TV, including "Late Night with David Letterman" and "The Tonight Show" with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He did an HBO half-hour special, "One Night Stand."

Todd Barry Screaming Might Be Our Worst Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.22.2014 | Comedy

Kids today need to be yelled at... by Todd Barry... to terrify the living $#!& out of them. In the latest episode of "Teachers Lounge" by Ted Alexa...

The Five Most Important Things I've Learned Doing Comedy In New York That I'd Pass On To Newer Comics

Mike Lawrence | Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy
Mike Lawrence

Absence makes the act grow stronger. Have passions outside of comedy. If you can be a real person, you will be a better comic.

The Rush

Jordan Pease | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jordan Pease

How does a gay comic compete against heterosexual comics, when an audience of 96 percent straight men/women and 4 percent bar staff sell out a venue? And how does a gay comic stand in front of a crowd of conservative locals, and kill?

21 Of The Funniest Post 50 Comedians

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

If you want to increase your chances of living a very long life, we recommend you catch one of these hilarious veteran stand-up comedians in concert, on television or on the big screen -- every chance you get. They're all over 50 and show no signs of taking a knee.

Say Goodbye to the Wal-Mart Greeters

Al Norman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Al Norman

The fun is over. Sam Walton's "greatest idea" is dead -- apparently a victim of the recession -- several thousand Wal-Mart greeters are coming in from the cold, to circulate around the store, helping customers find cheap Chinese underwear, and other useful functions.

PHOTOS: Comedian Visits More Than 60 Airports In One Month

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

This trip was no laughing matter. Comedian Owen Benjamin set out on November 21 in an attempt to break the world record for most airports visited i...

WATCH: Comedian Attempts To Break 'Most Airports Visited' Record

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Why would a comedian want to visit a record-setting number of airports in a month? If you're Owen Benjamin, who's undertaking a new attempt today to v...

Can Religion Be Funny? Getting 'Funatical' By Laughing At Differences

Omar Regan | Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion
Omar Regan

If we can laugh at each other, we can love each other. Comedy is about comparing and contrasting differences. As long as you take a respectful approach, religious differences can be funny.