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Carol Leifer

The Koch Brothers Don't Want You to Read This!

Steve Skrovan | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

For the last six weeks, my inbox has been jammed with "urgent" messages from various congressional candidates and progressive organizations. They use a number of tricks to get you to open the email.

Paul Reiser On His Return to Stand-Up: "After 30 Years, Nothing Really Has Changed"

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.

Comedian's Advice On How To Succeed Is Surprisingly Practical

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 06.11.2014 | Comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian and writer Carol Leifer has something serious to say in her new book, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying....

My First Network Comedy Appearance: It's Time for Me to StandUp In Stilettos

Erica Watson | Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy
Erica Watson

I know for a fact that women are funny and deserve an opportunity to showcase their talent. I also recognize that the comedy business is tough for everyone, no matter what gender you are.

Gearing Up for Women in Comedy Festival

Barbara Holm | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

WICF doesn't have a lineup of comics who are "funny for a girl," but simply an amazing, strong lineup of hilarious, acclaimed comics from all over the country.

Women in Comedy Festival, Day 1

Liz McKeon | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy
Liz McKeon

It's day one of the Women in Comedy Festival and I can't wait to be back in Boston.

Stars Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Farm Sanctuary

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Farm animals danced and greeted guests as they arrived to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for Farm Sanctuary at Cipriani Wall Street on May 14th. "If ...

Take Action for Animals This Summer

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

It's a life-changing event, and two months from now you can be part of it. Here's what animal advocates had to say after previously attending the Taki...

Switching Sides Later In Life

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

In the past five years, I've been stunned by how many of my formerly married-with-children girlfriends have bolted from their traditional family geometry and found true love with other women.

Could When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win Be the Funniest Book of the Year?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Carol Leifer, in a word, is funny like someone you know would be funny. Smart funny. Clever funny. But even more, funny in the heart -- funny like a really nice person is funny.

Jerry Seinfeld Talks About New TV Show, Compares Comedy To Murder, & Interviews Carol Leifer At 92nd Street Y

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Levere

According to Seinfeld, "All the great comedians you see are deadly serious about what they do. They're not joking when they're working. Sacha Baron Cohen is one of the most serious people about his craft of anybody I've met."