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Dear White People

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In his debut feature film, writer/director Justin Simien's perceptive observances take no prisoners.

Even Now, Joan Rivers' Death Seems So Wrong: She Wasn't Done

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Pérez-Feria

Joan Rivers was, up until the very end, right at the top of her game -- sharper than a tack. And she wasn't done. Damn it.

'Seinfeld' Writer On The Soup Nazi: 'I Don't Get Why It's Such A Big Deal'

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 10.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When TV writer Spike Feresten submitted his script for the "Soup Nazi" episode of "Seinfeld," he assumed he'd be immediately fired. But the episode, a...

Visit Chicago's Worst Museums

The Second City Network | Posted 10.14.2014 | Chicago
The Second City Network

Though the city easily deserves the top spot in the rankings, a fair number of Chicago museums deserve to round out the bottom. Here's a sampling of the least popular museums Chicago has to offer.

If You Date Dane Cook, He'll Probably Use You In His Standup

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women

For a time, Dane Cook's raunchy, vulgar style played well with many young people in America. Cook was a top comedian in the mid-2000s, at his peak per...

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer - Part 4 - Welcome to the Fourth Estate

Dan Miles | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

Kay, my acid-toned and perpetually vexed marketing guru, claimed this week that her daughter Lily was better at book marketing than I am. Which was a bold claim, considering Lily is two weeks old.

I Was the Victim of Extreme Free-Range Parenting

Kevin B. Morrow | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Kevin B. Morrow

Now to clarify, we were not THOSE kinds of Florida people that you see today on tabloid television shows. We were a normal middle class family who owned their home, had multiple cars and even went out to dinner regularly (a big deal in the 1970's).

Why Do We Have Creative Juices?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Here's the Story ...

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It's 1969, thought the pretty woman with the blond bob, you'd think people would be more open-minded.

Key & Peele Crash 'The League' Cast Interview, Discuss Art Of The Dick Joke

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Two of the most popular comedies on TV right now collided on Friday on the HuffPost Live set. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele crashed HuffPost...

VIDEO: How to Repay Student Loans Once and for All

Lauren Bowling | Posted 10.10.2014 | Money
Lauren Bowling

With the average adult nearly $27,000 in debt due to student loans and the rising costs of higher education, the debt crisis has become the newest scapegoat for the lagging real estate market and slow economic growth.

15 Signs You May Not Be Ready For Kids

Megan Morton | Posted 10.09.2014 | Parents
Megan Morton

You think only surgeons are capable of pulling a craft fuzzball out of a toddler's nose with tweezers while scanning through the DVR.

What Your Favorite Fall Foods Say About You

Katie Hoffman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Let's not lose sight of what this time of year is really about: getting into heated debates about the merits of the season's most polarizing food items.

How I Met My Mentor

Jason Stuart | Posted 10.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Stuart

Co-authored with Belinda Carroll When I was a tiny gaybee -- before I became a stand-up comic -- I used to watch a lot of stand-up comedy. Especially...

BREAKING: PUMPKIN SPICE IS LOADED WITH GLUTEN. White Girls Everywhere Can't Even. Literally Dying.

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 10.08.2014 | Comedy
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

"Literally I can't even," said 24-year-old Allie Smith, who works in PR. "First fro-yo has cals, and now this? I die." Moments later, Allie was hit by a bus.

James Franco & Seth Rogan Talk Holiday Film "The Interview"

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Danai P. Maraire

I sat down with both James Franco (Dave Skylark) and Seth Rogan (Aaron Rapaport) last year to discuss their new comedy, set to be released in December 2014.

Parents Are Watching: A Software Satire

Leah Plunkett | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy
Leah Plunkett

Parents, now you can have a new high-tech cop on the beat in your own home with PAW! (Parents Are Watching), an online service that monitors everything your child does through any Internet-enabled device.

5 Quotes for Marriage Equality

Sister Jenna | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Sister Jenna

Here are 5 quotes to empower US to ACCEPT and LOVE everyone the same. We are all on the journey together. Vote on which one is your favorite. S...

Can Cleveland Ever Be The New Brooklyn?

Daryl Rowland | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

Several hipsters on Ohio City's West 25th Street -- the epicenter of Cleveland's alleged cutting edge -- were interviewed about this initiative, but not one of their comments offered the cheap journalistic irony needed to properly end this article.

Come on Down! You're the Next Contestant on "The Price is Right Wing!"

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

If you think that game shows are just about trivia, spelling, quick reflexes and a way for Midwestern housewives to show America what they look like in a donkey suit, then you don't know game shows.

7 Kinds of People Who Will See 'Gone Girl' This Weekend

The Second City Network | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment
The Second City Network

The big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's mega-blockbuster novel Gone Girl rolls into theaters this weekend, finally bringing us an answer to the burning question, "So is the ending the same as the book or not?" Here are seven kinds of people we expect to see in the audience.

Middle (St)age: I Got a Million of 'Em

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

I never heard of a life hack until recently. I thought it was what my Grandpa Henry was doing almost constantly by the age of 80 after he smoked two packs of cigarettes his whole life. Or maybe what our first cat, Brownie, was doing under the bed when she would leave us little fur encrusted gifts. Mmmmmm. Life Hacks.

The Mystical Magical Pendulum (That Loves Making Football Picks)

David Juskow | Posted 10.02.2014 | Weird News
David Juskow

My friend Irene has told me for years that she has a magical mysterious pendulum that picks football games. I laughed at her stupidity forever UNTIL I came face to face with the magical pendulum the entire month of September.

12 Sex Tips I've Learned From My Goats

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 10.02.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

If the object of sex is producing offspring, then it is perfectly fine for this activity to occur in a driveway. In this case, it is also fine to advertise the event as "driveway breeding."

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer Part 3: Using Social Media, or I'll Like You If You Like Me

Dan Miles | Posted 10.01.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

The problem is we've reached 'Like' saturation. Every time we access social media we're asked to comment, follow, respond, reply, and share. To like is to associate, to comment is to involve ourselves, to share is to take ownership.