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Greg Walloch, the Gay Comedian with Cerebral Palsy, Talks About Howard Stern

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

What's the difference between an actor, comedian, writer and storyteller? I'm still figuring that one out, so I'm looking forward to your comments with the explanation.

No One Laugh at Kanye West, Please

Jordan Carlos | Posted 09.30.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Carlos

Kanye West has opened my eyes and there is no going back. The two experiences are exactly, exactly the same. In Hollywood you have gifting sweets, million dollar deals, access, social capital, hedonism, wealth and more -- AKA the same thing Blacks dealt with in the '60s. Agreed, Mr. West! Agreed!

Andy Samberg And Jimmy Fallon Totally Lose It Over 'Con Air'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy

"Con Air" has never brought someone so much joy. On Wednesday's "Tonight Show," Jimmy Fallon and Andy Samberg tried to guess the titles of movies b...

Why the Gender Gap in Comedy Isn't That Funny

Ravishly | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Ravishly

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.

Don't Pity Robin Williams or Others Who Pass Seemingly Early

Allison Kugel | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Kugel

I think we can all agree that none of us have managed to uncover the secrets of life and death here on the earthly plane. We really don't know, on thi...

Sad Clown: How Robin Williams Influenced This Comedian

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

Reading the reports of Robin Williams' darker side and the demons he faced has hit home for me: the clown and entertainer just wanting to be loved and make people smile while he himself felt isolated and different. The sad clown.

Wanda Sykes on Kids, Family and Hitting the Road

Sarah Toce | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

The truth: Sykes is a down-to-earth mama who does comedy for a living and loves the hell out of life, but when I talked to her -- she was a normal chick trying to get a few words in before her five-year-old twins -- Lucas and Olivia -- hauled off into the nearby pool.

But Doctor, I Am Pagliacci: The Passing of a Clown

Arthur Chu | Posted 08.14.2014 | Comedy
Arthur Chu

In a world filled with cutting satire and brutal parody and subversive deconstruction, he was one of those comics who really believed the purpose of comedy was to make people happy, to help people forget.

Comedian Janet Silverman Talks 89 D*ck Picks

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Shoshana Greenberg

How do you react when you see a dick pick? Laugh? Gag? Analyze the lighting? Comedian Janet Silverman decided to look at 89 d*ck picks for the first time and record her reactions, which include all of those and more.

Goodbye Robin

Neal Wooten | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
Neal Wooten

These are not The Best of Times/Club Paradise is lost to some/The Survivors are left to mourn/And wonder What Dreams May Come

Video Proof Robin Williams Will Always Make Us Laugh

The Huffington Post | Eva Hill | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment

With the recent death of the great actor Robin Williams, we wanted to take a look back at some of his funnier movie moments. From a wacky scientist in...

Please God, Not Robin Williams...

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The episode may disappear quickly after I post this, but God I hope not. It needs to be seen and remembered today of all days when what we need most is a Robin Williams to make us laugh the way only he could.

Everything Happens For A Reason

Katina Corrao | Posted 09.28.2014 | Women
Katina Corrao

One minute you're planning a weekend and the next, a team of doctors surround your bed. One of them knelt down, held my hand and explained that they were going to remove the mass.

Movie Review: I Am Road Comic

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

It's been four years since comedian-turned-commercial-filmmaker Jordan Brady used the low-budget documentary I Am Comic to give us a glimpse of what the world of stand-up looks like from the inside

What Kind Of Comedian Should You Be?

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy

Thinking about trying stand-up? Check out this flowchart by Paul Ogata first... it might save you some trouble. h/t The Comics Comic...

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

What's Okay To Like On Facebook, According To Jerry Seinfeld

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

It used to be the worst thing you had to worry about in the New York social sphere was how to deal with your annoying neighbor across the hall. But th...

Kevin Hart Reveals Why Ice Cube Never Laughs

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

When your idea of a "Good Day" is just not getting murdered, it's understandable that you don't smile a lot, but Ice Cube takes it to a whole new leve...

The Truth About Being A Dad, According To 14 Really Funny Famous Guys

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents

Comedians are known to tell it like it is, and their jokes on the topic of fatherhood are no exception. Leave it to these guys to hit the nail on the ...

How Jerry Seinfeld Defied the Odds and Won the Internet

Danny Groner | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

When Jerry Seinfeld was shopping around "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" as an online miniseries, he says he was told by digital experts that there's no way audiences would go for it if episodes were more than five minutes each.

Jen Kirkman Explains the Glamour of the Divorcée

Karen Geier | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Karen Geier

I recently spoke to Jen about her life, children and crying in front of Joan Rivers.

This Comedian's Cat Pictures Are Pure Gold

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.12.2014 | Comedy

What's better than one cat? Two cute cats with smushed faces. What's better than that? Their comedian owner constantly mocking them with ridiculous ph...

Maria Bamford Tells (Almost) All About Her Comedy, Mental Illness and Sloppy Psych Care Before The American Comedy Awards

Art Levine | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Art Levine

On her way to becoming arguably the most innovative, unique and emotionally resonant comedian in the country, Maria Bamford has seen her cult following grow ever larger.

Eddie Izzard's Force Majeure World Tour Not Just About Laughs

Dylan Gadino | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

On the surface, Eddie Izzard and Arnold Schwarzenegger don't seem to have much in common.

Uptown Showdown: A Short Interview With John Fugelsang About (Fake) Debating

Danny Groner | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

"I'm arguing that society is getting dumber, and in my act I discuss politicians who keep getting elected by people who vote against their own self-interest. I'll get back to you when I find a connection."