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89-Year-Old's Stand-Up Comedy Debut Is Hysterical

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty

Just because you've gotten older, doesn't mean you can't have fun -- and that's what 89-year-old Chuck Esterly set out to prove as he hit the ...

How The Tragic Death Of Ellen DeGeneres' Ex Altered Her Life Forever

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.27.2015 | OWN

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Jim Gaffigan Doesn't Want To Be On The Cover Of Rolling Stone

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.21.2015 | Comedy

Jim Gaffigan doesn't ever want to peak. He just wants to continue with the path he's on, not jump the shark and remain "evergreen." "I ...

Stop Marketing Pink Things to Women

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

Could it be these enticing pink pieces are all a marketing trick? To go along with the sensitive emotions of women, they may not want to hear things, like their snoring partners. This is just another way for corporate America to tell women that they are the problem.

Nate Bargatze: Clean-Cut and Funny

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.02.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

You may not know his name yet... but you will. Nate Bargatze is gaining audiences in the comedy world for his rare kind of funny: the clean-cut kind!

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.

Homeless or Estranged? II

Francis Levy | Posted 09.18.2015 | New York
Francis Levy

You've seen him on the N or the R, thin with jaundiced skin and cropped gray hair. He humbly apologizes for interrupting but he hasn't eaten for two day and has prostate cancer too.

81-Year-Old Burlesque Dancer Is The Poster Girl For Confidence

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty

Worry about how you look in your underwear? Don't. This 81-year-old burlesque dancer will inspire you to have all the confidence in the world. Meet Ly...

Talking Irrelevance and 'Live (At The Time)' With Demetri Martin

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 08.29.2015 | Comedy

Demetri Martin presents another hour of his characteristic brilliant, offbeat observations in his first Netflix special, "Demetri Martin: Live (At the...

Michael Eisner Apparently Can't Find Any Beautiful, Funny Women, But We Just Did

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.06.2015 | Entertainment

Last week at the Aspen Ideas Festival, former Disney CEO and clueless white man Michael Eisner reminded us that women aren't usually funny because the...

Katla McGlynn

The Advice These Comedians Would Give Their Younger Selves | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.27.2015 | Comedy

Truth: you can make almost anything sound inspirational if you play the right music. On the 15th episode of "Too Long; Didn't Listen," comedians Ra...

Where You Can See Great Women Comics Who Should Have Netflix or HBO Specials. Part I: Sue Costello in NYC Tonight

Art Levine | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Art Levine

With the boom in self-released, Netflix and HBO comedy specials, it sometimes seems there's too much of a glut of comedians unveiling their new shows. LIke the comedy club craze of the 1980s, it's leading to plenty of entertainment options for comedy fans -- but hardly all of the work is first-rate or particularly original.

Please Insult Me, Don Rickles

Steve Matoren | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Please Insult Me, Don RicklesThe stars came out Saturday night in Los Angeles -- not for another superfluous awards ceremony, but rather to watch a comic icon perform. "Mr. Warmth," Don Rickles, played the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills

6 Tips For Surviving Group Projects

Uloop | Posted 12.24.2014 | College

Group projects have always been maybe the worst thing ever about school, aside from actually having to study. You're forced to work with people you may not like or work well with, or who might not always put forth effort in the group.

The One Thing I Wish Someone Had Done When I Was Being Bullied

Ally Del Monte | Posted 10.16.2014 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

If just one person had decided to #BeBrave and stand up for me, and stand up to my bullies when I was too weak to do so, it would have changed my world.

What We're Not Talking About

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

Less than a year out of college, I experienced my first blatant gender biased issue in the workplace. I was 23 and thought that things like gender biases were a thing of the past.

Stop Single-Shaming Women

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

end the message that you deserve to venture after your dreams and goals, and if you happen to have a partner who supports that, then go on the venture together. If you stumble into some controlling moments, be aware and stand up for yourself. You are the root of your happiness.

Why the Gender Gap in Comedy Isn't That Funny

Ravishly | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women

The funniest thing about addressing the gender gap in comedy has -- a bit ironically -- nothing to do with humor: It has to do with the curious fact that most people don't really want to talk about the gender gap in comedy.

Pete Holmes Reveals New Stand-Up And TV Plans After Just Losing His Show

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy

It’s been about three weeks since it was announced that “The Pete Holmes Show” would not be picked up for a third run on TBS. But the series' ho...

Conan O'Brien's Record Label Takes Strong First Step

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy

Comedian Ian Edwards’ first stand-up album, “100% Half-Assed,” dropped Tuesday. After giving it a listen, we found the release to be a strong de...

Matt Knudsen's American

Tony Bartolone | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

What is a comedian? Is it somebody who is able to bravely approach the deeply complicated questions that always haunt a society? A poet who incredib...

Why We'll Miss 'The Pete Holmes Show'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.23.2014 | Comedy

Sad news, Weirdoes. TBS has announced it's canceling “The Pete Holmes Show” after 80 episodes. The series was originally approved for a seven-w...

Be Who You Are and Stand Above the Crowd

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My challenge to you is: Shine, do your best, stand above the crowd, and yes, be willing to receive negativity for your good works. By doing your best you'll also receive positive attention. Just keep going, take that next step. Joy is present.

Pre Bridgetown Interview With Yogi Paliwal

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

"When I eventually did go out on the road I reached a seedy bar in a town I'd never heard of, and then told some jokes to some very kind and wonderful people. I've never dealt with anyone treating me worse than any other comedian has been treated on the road."

Are You On the List? Starbucks Prank

Jena Kingsley | Posted 05.24.2014 | New York
Jena Kingsley

You know what's annoying? Bouncers that won't let you in if you are not on the list. You know what else is annoying? When you can't get your morning c...