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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...

Busman's Holiday With Sarah Palin

Guy Nicolucci | Posted 06.02.2011 | Comedy
Guy Nicolucci

We just got into New York City today. It was kind of a disappointment. The Statue of Liberty doesn't look as good as the one in Las Vegas, and there was no roller-coaster or slot machines.

Et Tu, Anthony?

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Sharing Three Cups of Tea With the Tea Party

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

Tea Party members and the Taliban will likely find some common ground and perhaps even consider initiating joint political ventures.

Top 10 Ways Mitt Romney Can Redeem Himself With the GOP

Bob Geiger | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Bob Geiger

Demonstrating that he actually cared about people has made Romney a sort of pariah in the Republican Party and ensured that he stands about the same chance I do of ever getting the GOP's presidential nomination.

The Next Oprah (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

We're all sad that Oprah left our afternoons empty and cold and hopeless and depressing and lacking joy. But the good news is that there are tons of talented Americans who are perfect replacements for the Queen of Daytime.

Morons and My Little Ponies

Steph McGrath | Posted 07.31.2011 | Style
Steph McGrath

I currently have three tattoos, two of which are ridiculously girlie. The third is a tiny Chinese character that means "Sea." I covered it up every time I wandered through Chinatown, paranoid the tattoo actually read "Moron."

Republicans Urge Autopen to Consider Presidential Campaign

Ben Ritz | Posted 07.28.2011 | Comedy
Ben Ritz

Despite possible constitutional challenges, the Supreme Court is expected to uphold the practice given that opposing it would likely offend Justice Scalia's autopen, Clarence Thomas.

The Best #RomneyPranks Tweets

The Huffington Post | Mandy Jenkins | Posted 07.27.2011 | Comedy

What's a little prank amongst presidential hopefuls? After a day of campaigning in Chicago Thursday, Republican Mitt Romney sat down with some small b...

How Barack and Bibi Can Get Along

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


Gregory Beyer

Watching, And Reading, Woody Allen's "Midnight In Paris" | Gregory Beyer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Leaving the Angelika Theater this past weekend, on the opening night of Woody Allen's latest film, I participated in a mild argument with ...