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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.

Silence = Death: The Education of a Comedian

Bob Smith | Posted 08.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Bob Smith

One night, a major talent manager had seen me kill. Afterward, he took me aside and said, "You're funny, but why do you have to do the gay stuff? They're never going to have a gay comedian on The Tonight Show."

VIDEO: Brian Regan On Art

Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

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WATCH: 'Daily Show' Correspondent Clip Of The Week

Posted 06.03.2012 | Comedy

From time to time, we like to point out one particularly memorable correspondent segment from the previous week's episodes of "The Daily Show", and we...

Noah Michelson

Comedian Caroline Reid Chats About Her Hilariously Raunchy Alter Ego, Pam Ann

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Caroline Reid cannot step four feet into an airport without being mobbed and she has no one but herself to blame. The Australian comedian, better know...

Being Latina Means Having a Good Sense of Humor

Erika L. Sánchez | Posted 07.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika L. Sánchez

To be Mexican, you must have a good sense of humor about yourself, because our people will not hesitate to tease your physical attributes or flaws.

26 Comedians Who Are Smarter Than You

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.13.2013 | Comedy

Comedians are smart. After all, you have to be if you're going to dissect the complex landscapes of social discourse, contemporary culture and politic...

Bridgetown Recap

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival was an amazing weekend. I felt so honored to get to perform around such fantastic comics and work in such a fun and encouraging and professional environment.

Comedians Making Their Own Way in Era of Do-It-Yourself Comedy

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Eric Schmeltzer

Technology is allowing comedians with a different voice to do an end-around the traditional path of comedic success that many of their counterparts take.

10 Memoir Titles for a Feature Act

J-L Cauvin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
J-L Cauvin

Everyone clamors for a book by star comedians who reflect on their rise to success. But what about feature (the guy or gal between the emcee and the headliner) comedians -- the stop on the way to headliner success for some, or the purgatory of comedy for many?

WATCH: The Freedom of Being On Stage

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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WATCH: Tips For Women Looking To Take Charge Of Their Finances, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, sat down with me and shared her thoughts on women in the workforce and their financial independence. v...

WATCH: Kathy Griffin On Drinking

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, opened up to me about why she doesn't drink. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.j...

Bridgetown Comedy Fest: Founder Andy Wood Dishes on Portland's Comedy Revival

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

There's no question Portland is now firmly established on the national comedy map -- and the credit goes largely to Andy Wood, an electrical engineer turned comic who helped launch Bridgetown, running this week from April 12 to 15.

Can't Wait for Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Entering its fifth year of awesomeness, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival is bringing some hilarious comics to Portland, Oregon.

WATCH: Heckler Gets Destroyed

Posted 05.08.2014 | Comedy

UPDATE: The original video of the comedian being heckled has since been removed from YouTube. However, in the short time it was up, it inspired a he...

WATCH: Late Night Stand-Up Rewind

Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy

Every week, late night TV shows feature sets by some of the best stand-up comics in the country. To ensure that you don't miss another performance...

Ask Kathy Griffin A Question!

Posted 03.29.2012 | Women

Actress, comedian and author Kathy Griffin is joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo! Ask her anything you'd like to know about: Her new talk show "K...

Kia Makarechi

Aziz Ansari Talks Obama, 'The Hunger Games' And Watching Porn

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Aziz Ansari's blog is called "Aziz Is Bored," but it's hard to picture the 29-year-old comic in anything less than a state of manic excitement. Fr...

Brennan Williams

J.B. Smoove: 'I'm Trying To Be The Jay-Z Of Comedy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.19.2012 | Black Voices

Ten years since appearing alongside Chris Rock in the comedy flick "Pootie Tang," J.B. Smoove has elevated his acting credentials, starring as Leon Bl...

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 3

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

Ethically questionable wi-fi! Media mergers! Jay-Z! Oh Day Three, when the South By gossip really starts heating up, but everyone's a little too beer/burrito hungover to really get behind it.

Louis C.K. Drops Out Of Congressional Correspondents Dinner After Fox News Host Complains

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.09.2012 | Entertainment

Louis C.K. has dropped out of hosting the Radio & Television Congressional Correspondents dinner after Fox News host Greta Van Susteren threatened to ...

The War of Words: Are Certain People and Words So Reprehensible Such That They Should Be Ostracized?

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Ian I. Mitroff

The recent "reprehensible outburst" -- if that's what it really deserves to be called -- by Rush Limbaugh towards Sandra Fluke has predictably set off...

Dan Aykroyd Remembers John Belushi

Posted 05.22.2012 | Fifty

March 5 marked the 30th anniversary of John Belushi's death. From his sketches as an original cast member on "Saturday Night Live" to his portrayal of...

WATCH: The Evolution Of Louis CK

Posted 02.17.2012 | Comedy

In March 2010, Louis CK hosted a tribute to George Carlin for the New York Public Library where he ruminated on comedy, having a career, and what make...