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Happy Hanukkah!

Sam Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sam Hoffman

"Old Jews Telling Jokes: 5000 Years of Funny Bits and Not-So-Kosher Laughs" is a hilarious examination of the significant trends in the American Jewish experience.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Gulliver Among the Smuffs, Literally!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

After a week of recaps and old clips, the game recommenced where we left off two weeks ago, just after Brenda was blindsided. Kelly Still-Here felt le...

Classic Drink Recipes for Today's Economy

Tim Siedell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

Whether you're cuddling by a trashcan fire, or going over foreclosure documents, here are some classic drink recipes to bring a little warmth to your cheeks.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Full-Body Scan.

Aemilia Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Aemilia Scott

In the media pile-on over the TSA's new scanning procedures, the loudest voice has been the one crying foul over personal exposure through imaging and...

10 Best Topical Jokes of the Week

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

© 2010 Image created for Mark Miller by Nancy DeFrance http://defrancegraphics.com/ New research suggests that many dolphins who beach themselves ...

The Off-Topic Interview: Mandy Moore

Steven Shehori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

I sat down with Mandy to discuss music, modern animation, and her thoughts on portraying what may be Disney's last-ever princess in Tangled. Then the conversation veered off topic a bit. My bad.

HuffPo Scoop: Santa Claus Sacked!

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

Early this morning, Santa Claus, the jolly icon of the holidays and legendary symbol of Christmas for more than 970 years, was asked to step down from his position as chief manufacturer and distributor of holiday toys and merriment.

Embrace Your Wrongness, and 9 Other Tips For Becoming a Better Husband

John Shore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Shore

I don't know much about much, but after nearly thirty years of being married, I'm confident of these ten things any man can do to make himself a much better husband.

COMEDY: Is Stand-Up The Reality TV Of Broadway?

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Passing off stand-up comedy as a Broadway show, intentionally or not, does nothing but confuse the terminology of theatrical standards, whatever those might be.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Libertards Gone Wild

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The promo described this as an "All-New Survivor." I must look up their meaning for "all-new," as it was new clips of old events. No game advancement tonight. Yawn.

An Open Letter to TSA-Averse Air Travelers

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

While we admit being patted down by a uniformed officer in front of long lines of strangers is an uncomfortable experience, it is far worse for us, the TSA officials doing the full-body grope.

Two New Releases Show Genius of Charlie Chaplin

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Charlie Chaplin was one of the great artists of the 20th century. The scope of his achievement -- and his influence on the movies as an art form -- ...

Still

Nikole Beckwith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nikole Beckwith

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A TEA Party Thanksgiving

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Gather round, children. I'm going to tell you the tale of the very first Thanksgiving.

Maine Speaks Up: iResponsibility

Cynthia Dill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

Who are you to throw stones at the incoming speaker of the House of Representatives for overcharging the State of Maine $1.6 million for rubber gloves...

THEATRE: Comedian Dane Cook To Make Broadway Debut

nytimes.com | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you can't find your favorite comedian on tour or at the clubs in the months ahead, check to see if he's performing on Broadway. Dane Cook, the stan...

Another Very Accurate Comic

Nikole Beckwith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nikole Beckwith

All text and images copyright nikolebeckwith...

You Kill Me

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

I was 20 minutes late when I arrived at the theatre. It was a small joint carved out of an old retail space and the metal door squeaked loudly as I pu...

LEAKED: More Deleted Scenes From Sarah Palin's Reality Show

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

It has come to light that some scenes were cut because they did not portray the Palins in a manner congruent with their image or brand. Here are the exact transcripts.

Heavy Patting: Turkey Day and the TSA

Caprice Crane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Caprice Crane

With all of the recent controversy and negative press TSA has been getting, you're bound to be a little concerned over pat-downs and your privacy. I'm here to tell you that you could, and should, make it enjoyable.

Stage Door: Jackie: Five-Oh!, Colin Quinn: Long Story Short

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

When it comes to comedy, Jackie Hoffman takes no prisoners. A versatile performer, she's comfortable in Broadway musicals -- The Addams Family, Xanadu...

Irish Crisis Gets Funny: Politician "Mad as Hell" on National TV (VIDEO)

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rory Fitzgerald

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Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: The Blithering Inferno.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

"The time to hesitate is through. No time to wallow in the mire. Try now, we can only lose, And our love become a funeral pyre. Come on baby, ligh...

Jimmy Kimmel's "National Unfriend Day"... Imagine the Possibilities

Jason Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

Facebook is a sincerely sensational tool for honing and exercising one's passive-aggressive tendencies.

Drunk Surgeon Switches Man's Nose and Penis

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

Sex brings a whole new set of problems. "If I'm with a woman in public and I'm excited to be with her, everybody knows it."