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3 Easy Ways To Laugh More Every Day

Cathy Chester | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

To every comedian who has ever given us hours of fun and laughter, I say a sincere thank you. You have given us a great gift, one that may add years to our lives.

SNL's Jeff Richards' Delivers 2014's Strangest Electro-Dance Comedy Greatest Hits Album

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.26.2014 | Comedy
Xaque Gruber

There's a lot more to Jeff Richards than people realize. Over the past decade, the SNL and MADtv alum has been unleashing a series of experimental comedy electro-pop E.P.s accompanied by bizarre and hilarious music videos that harken back to the golden age of MTV when acts like M, Barnes & Barnes and Miss Julie Brown ruled the roost.

Top Off-Broadway Shows to Watch in NYC This Season: Part One

Jane Seo | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts
Jane Seo

While Broadway shows and musicals often top the list of must-do activities for visitors and New Yorkers alike, smaller scale and sometimes underrated Off-Broadway shows are making a heat wave this summer.

How Would You Want to See Your Favorite TV Show Skewer the GOP?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Poking fun at conservatives shouldn't be limited to SNL and Jon Stewart -- ALL our favorite shows can get in on the fun!

Troop Beverly Hills: Let's Guess What Happened...

Karin Tanabe | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Karin Tanabe

It's the 25 year anniversary of every 80s tween's favorite movie, Troop Beverly Hills. This milestone means it's time to pull out the cashmere slee...

Secular Homesteading: I Thought We Were Talking About Goat Cheese

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

Recently, my husband and I moved to an old homestead in the woods and began raising a few vegetables, some bees, a couple dozen chickens, a handful of dairy goats. Since neither of us was raised on a farm, we naturally turned to the Internet for information about how to do it correctly.

11 Tricks to Get Engineers to Sort of Respect You

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

As we all know, software engineers are the smartest, sweetest, most pretentious bastards in corporate America. I should know  --  I'm engaged to one of them.

12 Secret Reasons Why People Like Your Posts on Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?

I Don't Want Your Apology. I Want You to Think Before You Tweet.

Madeline Wahl | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Madeline Wahl

Why make the statement at all? Why feel the need to tweet something immediately instead of sleeping on it, or even waiting five minutes and actually considering whether it's something that should be sent out into the world?

Purple Marker Haze

Beth Bartlett | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
Beth Bartlett

'Don't sniff the brown scented markers,' I whisper before I slip over to the next aisle, where padded binders in bold patterns await. In a few minutes, I feel a presence beside me. 'You want some good stuff?' I nod. 'Staples starts their clearance Saturday. 8 a.m.'

Aviva sees the light

Tom Falco | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

Aviva sees the light

Why Not Wanting to Camp Doesn't Make You a Princess

Sara Starkman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

I mean, who doesn't want to try new things? The question is, however, do I want to do all of them again? The true merit lies in the willingness to try barbecued chicken testicles, not the eating of them every night. That's just weird.

The Funniest Parenting Quiz You Will Ever Take

Brian Leaf | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Artwork that you are dying to recycle but are not allowed to recycle and that you will recycle in seven months when your kid forgets about it... 20 points

Never Stop Believing in Yourself Unless You're Absolutely Sure That You're a Loser

Galanty Miller | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I'm seeking Donald Trump's advice on how to be born into money.

My Week as a Temporary Bachelorette

Amy Arndt | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Amy Arndt

Relaxed and worry-free, I took up temporary residency in Nordstrom Rack. I was in absolutely no hurry whatsoever. Instead of rushing around in search of a specific pair of black pants for a work trip, I casually flipped through the evening dresses as if I planned on wearing fuchsia sequins on Thursday.

Comic Liz Miele's Animated Series 'Damaged' Celebrates First Season

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

While most any comedian can now spearhead a web series, few simultaneously tackle the challenges inherent in not only animating the content, but ensuring it maintains appeal for young and adult audience alike.

Pat-A-Cake, Pat-A-Cake, I Can't Bake For My Man

Fiona Finn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

I didn't realize that you can't escape from cooking if you have a family. And despite my lack of talent in the kitchen, I still managed to become a codependent housewife.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 07.21.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.

Searching for Richard Pryor

Jamie Masada | Posted 07.19.2014 | Celebrity
Jamie Masada

As great as he was on stage, his offstage actions made a believer of a teenager who was celebrating his first night as a comedy club owner back in 1979. It was a first encounter I will never forget.

What Your Chipotle Order Says About You

Thrillist | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Did you know that I am basically a trained social scientist who can tell everything about you just by your order?

#AOLBuild Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

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15 Scientific Terms That Sound Dirty, But Really Aren't

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.18.2014 | Science

Admit it. Any time someone talks about the planet Uranus, you (or someone else) can't help but revert to being ten years old again and letting out a l...

Podcast Review: WTF Episode 514 - The Amazing Johnathan

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.17.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

It wasn't my intention to cover Marc Maron's WTF podcast so soon after the last time but that's before I knew he was going to have the Amazing Johnathan on this episode.

Bethenny Frankel, You Are Not Being Funny

Paulina Pinsky | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Paulina Pinsky

When your professional title is "Skinny Girl," of course wearing your 4-year-old's pajama set is going to spark controversy. Bethenny Frankel's fortune gets bigger as she "helps" women get physically smaller.