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Republicans in Delaware: Are We There Yet?

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam

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Mighty Movie Podcast: Stephen Frears on 'Tamara Drewe' and Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck on It's Kind of a Funny Story

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Three filmmakers, two films, two comic views on how we humans strive, through all adversity, to find new ways to frak ourselves up. I know I promised ...

GJ 581g: Cool Planets Are Hard to Find

Patricia Draznin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patricia Draznin

Do we really need to search the universe for other planets? Or maybe we're just being human, exploring the unknown, and most of all want to give them a better name, such as American Express Land.

Repubs: Obama Is a 'Communerrorist' (Satire)

Kyle Shamberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kyle Shamberg

Although Obama himself will not be on the ballot this November, Republicans are suggesting that voters need to understand that a vote for any Democrat is a vote to destroy America.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Acme Blindfolds & Blindsides.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

When the Antiques returned to camp, depressed from having to vote out the very popular and well-liked Superbowl Guy, it was pouring rain.

Christine O'Donnell Is Batshit Crazy - Two Can Play This Game (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

It's real easy to verbally ejaculate into the collective American ear hole. All you need is a green screen, a camera, a fourth grade understanding of ...

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Hatchet II

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

How does writer-director Adam Green's sequel about a shockingly corporeal, hatchet-wielding ghost and the various, foolish mortals who are his victims stack up to his 2006 sleeper? Is it a cut above or a notch below?

Kids Teach 'Last Comic Standing' How To Deliver A Punchline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Before stepping on stage, Jason Weems, a Kindergarten teacher at Leith Walk Elementary in Baltimore, takes a comedic note from his kids. In an article...

Smart Women Fake It

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

Since every savvy gal on a budget must amortize her costs, we stick by a steadfast rule of putting money into 'keeper' pieces that get frequent wear. Besides, since we are contrary by nature, the fancier the event, the bigger the thrill of a bargain 'fraud'.

A Global Warming Skeptic Tackles His To-Do List

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

You really believe this mystical "negative numbers" mumbo jumbo? How about you take a look at the Ferrari in my garage that your "negative balance" bought me. The evidence is in front of you.

10 Best Topical Jokes of the Week

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

...or at least the 10 best written by me. President Obama on Sunday attended church for the first time since April as an increasing number of Americ...

Bust a Hip -- Marlo Thomas Makes Us Fall Over Laughing

Thelma Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thelma Adams

"God bless a sense of humor." If Marlo Thomas' book has any message at all, it's that, because to have a sense of humor means you have a real chance at living a happier life.

Project Runway Episode 10 Recap: The Fabric of Their Lives

Una LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Una LaMarche

The gang created high-fashion looks in the attempt to win an unprecedented $20K prize, but when an additional ready-to-wear challenge was sprung on them some people got thrown off their game.

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert to Turn the Tide on the Tea Party Tehranization of America

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Thank you Jon and Stephen, and Viacom, if only for the shear delight that Sumner Redstone seems to get in using their loud, clear voices to stick it to Rupert Murdoch.

The Shart Heard Round the World

Mike Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Gellman

It happened on a Saturday morning. I was driving to Glendale to pick up my mother-in-law's birds. Back then, I was married and could get talked into t...

The Poor Top Two Percent

Edward Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Edward Murray

Vandogo the Sweetpod, your income puts you in the top 2% of Americans. Considering all financial laws are tilted in your favor, is it too much to ask for you to stop crying like a marshmallow Peep en route to the microwave?

I've Seen Too Much of Katy Perry's Boobs, and I Don't Like It (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

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Colorado: The Short End of the Fat Stick

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Colorado was named the least obese state in the country. That makes Colorado the only place in America where less than one out of every five people is a grotesque fat slob. Way to go, gang!

That's Gay Interview: Sandra Bernhard

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

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The Chronic Rift -- In Review: Never Let Me Go

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Following up my recent appearance on The Chronic Rift's Fall Movie Preview show(s -- it was actually broken into two episodes), I make my debut as the...

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Triage for Dummies.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Cute, young Benry wanted to put the tribe's focus back where he felt it belonged: "We need to go beat these old people." I sure hope he's talking about the game.

Who Gives a F*** Where You Are

Mike Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Gellman

As of late, I can't log on to Facebook without finding out that one of my "friends" is at Carl's Jr. or Dress Barn.

Comedian Fortune Feimster Brings The Funny To Chicago's Lincoln Lodge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This Thursday, Chicago's longest running and most innovative independent comedy showcase--The Lincoln Lodge--is bringing the the hilarious Fortune Fei...

Project Runway Episode 9 Recap: Eyeshadow of a Doubt

Una LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Una LaMarche

While her dress was on the runway, Gretchen congratulated herself: "I love the side slit action--holla!" She was the only designer to be shown praising her own clothes. Ha, the editors hate her. That will never get old.

Anjelah Johnson: Growing Up Poor

Posted 06.17.2011 | Women

I just saw this hilarious young comedienne, Anjelah Johnson, online (courtesy of Jokes.com). I think we're going to be hearing a lot about her. -MT...