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Bacon It Better

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Try adding bacon to even more of your favorites, because bacon makes everything better!

Sandra Bernhard: 'My Lesson is Patience'

Greg Archer | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

It's been more than a decade since Sandra Bernhard released a comedy album so it's fitting that, during Gay Pride month, she delivers a powerfully engaging gem.

Kick A! Ditch Your Type-A Personality for a Life You Might Actually Enjoy

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

It's not always easy to turn a blind eye to others over achievements. Let's take, for example, the dreaded Christmas letter.

Are Men Funnier Than Women?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
The Chronicle of Higher Education

So men are funnier, right? Perhaps. But measuring humor is notoriously difficult. Not everyone finds the same things funny, for starters.

Seven Ways to Stop Enjoying Life and Start Worrying

Steven Crandell | Posted 08.22.2011 | Comedy
Steven Crandell

Focus on things in life you can't control. Seek to control those things anyway. Fail. Repeat.

Why Not Give The Onion A Pulitzer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The Onion, of course, is satire, so their campaign for a Pulitzer is heavily laced with humor. Humorous or not, though, they've got a serious point.

Unions Hitting Back on Every Front, Including the Comedic One

Lee Camp | Posted 08.20.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

With several states around the country undercutting workers' rights and passing anti-collective bargaining laws, AFL-CIO has come out swinging on many fronts, including the comedic one.

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Green Lantern

Dan Persons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The new film is Hollywood's latest attempt to take the comic book movie back to its purer roots. Does Green Lantern earn its stripes as simple summer fun?

Fridays, No More

Martin Marks | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

Rebecca Black's "Friday" has been removed from YouTube. I repeat this news for it bears repeating. How shall we learn to sail through our mundane, workaday lives? Friday, Friday, how shall we continue to get down with you, Friday?

We Are Friends

Martin Marks | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

An Open Letter from Colonel Gaddafi to the American People. To the Good Citizens of the United States, Over the past several days, I've taken time ...

Defending Tracy Morgan

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Tracy Morgan made a comment within the context of his stand-up routine for an audience which paid to see him. Now we have a slew of groups who never should have heard the joke anyway up in arms about it.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris (W)Raps Up The Show

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

The multitalented Neil Patrick Harris revealed another skill while hosting the 65th Annual Tony Awards Sunday night: rapping. After opening with a mus...

Comedy: Is It Dying Or Thriving?

Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment

Danny DeVito knows comedy: he's been a top funnyman for over thirty years. And so it means something when he says that the genre is thriving. Along...

WATCH: 2011 Tony Awards: Highlights, Holy Books And Horses

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Tonight's 65th annual Tony Awards were one of the liveliest in recent memory. Returning host Neil Patrick Harris started the show off with a peppy son...

Weiner's Cyber Legacy

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Federal Employees By Day, Stand-Up Comics By Night | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

"I saw an interview with a woman who said, 'My husband and I planned it perfectly. We are going to run out of money for our family budget right on May...

Tribeca Takes: Ahmed Ahmed on Just Like Us

Tribeca | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment

In the spring of 2009, a dozen American and international comedians and I set out for the Middle East on a four-country comedy tour. What we embarked on was groundbreaking, to say the least.

No eHarmony With Asian Men

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.08.2011 | World
Sunil Adam

No one would want to be in the shoes of a black man in America. That is a given. Having the highest incarceration and unemployment rates, not to menti...

My Upcoming TV Series in the Fall Line Up

Morgan Evans | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy
Morgan Evans

Not only did I survive a record SIX appendectomies, but nine of my shows that went to pilot got picked up by major networks. Look out J.J. Abrams, there's a new one of you in town.

A Fighting Lion: Exercises in Awesome Titles

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Bar none, the best tool in your author toolbox is a title. Not some suck-ass combination of words culled from your manuscript, supposedly embodying so...

Women Are From Crazytown And Men Are From Weirdville

Emily Bracken | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

Neanderthal women dragged by a fistful of hair to their suitor's cave-boudoir were most likely thinking, "If only Lance had brought me that saber tooth necklace I'd asked for, I would have gone willingly."

My Suburban Midwestern Mother's Summer Trend Forecast

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.03.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

All the super-high heels might look nice, but what about arch support? When you're my age, you'll wish you'd thought more about arch support.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Mali Elfman on Do Not Disturb

Dan Persons | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Shot on the proverbial shoestring over seven quick production days, Do Not Disturb is a curious little anthology film with some interesting names attached.

Mandy Jenkins

Anthony Weiner's Best Quotes | Mandy Jenkins | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

In the days since Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) allegedly hacked Twitter account sent a racy photo to a woman in Seattle, Washington, the congressman...

Child vs. Dog: One Couple's Canine Obsession

Millie Kerr | Posted 08.02.2011 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

As the youngest of four children and the only girl, you might assume that I safely occupy the role of somebody's favorite. My father, for instance, wh...