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One-Week Ban From Talking About Guys

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.07.2011 | Style
Toni Nagy

Are men really that complex that they are worthy of all this thought and talk? If he likes you, he will make sure you know it, and if you like him give him some sex and a sandwich every few days and continue living your life.

'Silence of the Lambs' Musical Parody

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- What kind of deranged people watch "The Silence of the Lambs" and think: That would make a killer musical? These people: Jon and Al Kapla...

Tractatus Twitter Philosophicus

Martin Marks | Posted 09.06.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

A brief working theory as to the socio-semiotic lexicographic post-structuralist aesthetic paleographic mechanisms of Twitter, after Wittgenstein. #Glee

The Far Side Of Religion: Notes On The Prophet Gary Larson

Michael Gilmour | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Ask anyone who read newspapers during the 1980s and '90s and they can recall at least one Far Side cartoon. What is surprising is the extent of the religious material found in these pages.

Verizon's Data Caps Will Inevitably Leave Me Forever Alone

Eddie Geller | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology
Eddie Geller

And with that unlimited data plan goes my love life.

On the Cougar Cusp

Liz A. Brown | Posted 09.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Liz A. Brown

My 35th birthday is coming up and there's only one thing I'm asking for: move the minimum age for calling a woman a "cougar" up to 36.

Casey Anthony Case: Hang Jury?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam

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Bachmann's True Grit

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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Men of a Certain Age Combines Insight With Comedy

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

From the first episode, I was hooked. Not only did I get psychological moments of revelatory truth in a weekly show, I also got belly laughs that made my sides hurt.

Civil Discourse

Steven Weber | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Steven Weber

I certainly don't want to inflame passions unnecessarily or get people mad. I just want to state a fact that we should all be aware of and all be able to deal with in a sensible fashion.

Comedian Eugene Mirman on The Interview Show (Video)

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Mark Bazer

Comedian Eugene Mirman appeared on The Interview Show to discuss his career, lip-synching a Bill Cosby record for a school book report, giving Pauly Shore a back rub and more.

"Exotic Observations": Zenobia Shroff Joins SPANK at the UCB Theater

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
E. Nina Rothe

On Thursdays, the UCB Theater hosts a series called SPANK, which features two to three new solo or sketch shows. In their own words, courtesy of the UCB website, "It's comedy just out of the womb."

WATCH: Llama Owns Little Kid

aol.com | Posted 08.25.2011 | Comedy

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Requiem for a Bee

Ned Goldreyer | Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy
Ned Goldreyer

A mystery once confined to U.S. territory, the disappearance of honey bees, has blossomed into a global phenomenon. Where are they going? Why are th...

Last Straw in Afghanistan

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Sunil Adam

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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 ...