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#AOLBuild Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment

"If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of-all-trades, Rob Reiner th...

No Hope, No Nothing: On Becoming a Muslim Comedienne in Indonesia

Sakdiyah Ma'ruf | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion
Sakdiyah Ma'ruf

I now understand that I am not alone. Indonesian Muslims including myself are gradually becoming strangers in their own skin struggling to cope with the socially-constructed standard of becoming good Muslims by trying to look and act as Arab as possible.

Cats Relaxing to "Take It Easy" by The Eagles Is the Only Therapy You'll Need Today

Leslie Goshko | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Had a bad morning? Got into a fight? Anxious about the state of the world? Not to worry! Thanks to the some carefree cats and The Eagles, you can now enjoy the effects of what feels like an all-day spa treatment. All without ever having to leave your desk and in under two minutes.

College Students, Find Knowledge On Top of the Rock Wall

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

It's time to stop trashing this nation's crop of college graduates for not knowing common facts -- the name of the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice for example -- and start applauding them for what they did learn after four years of academia.


Marcia Liss | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


If This Guy's Daughter Is a 'Real' Princess, Then I'm Lord of Ice Cream Cones

Courtney Garcia | Posted 07.15.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

Some little girl told her father she wanted to be Cinderella, and her dad took her seriously, went out and claimed unchartered territory in Africa, and is now saying that his daughter is a f*cking princess. I'm 100% not kidding.

The Real Story Behind 'Dumb Starbucks'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Comedy

Last February, social media was ablaze with questions about "Dumb Starbucks," a new coffee shop which appeared to be a complete rip-off of Starbucks, ...

Yagana Shah

Son Drops Out Of School, And Dad Reacts Perfectly | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty

Most parents would be devastated, even furious, upon hearing their child had dropped out of high school. But not this dad. After his son dropped o...


Marcia Liss | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss


Imagine If You Could Time Travel To Interrupt Your Last Hookup

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy

What if you could travel back in time to your latest and greatest hookup -- and barge in to warn yourself about the upcoming pitfalls? This -- and...

My Conversation With Joan Rivers

Tavis Smiley | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Monday night on PBS, the first of my two-part conversation with legendary comedian Joan Rivers. We talked about her longstanding career and her new book, Diary of a Mad Diva. Rivers spoke candidly about what will happen if the moment ever comes when she can no longer perform on stage.

16 People We've All Gotten Dinner With

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Real talk: Ingredients on the side are not the same as ingredients on the food item. There's a psychological difference that impacts the taste. Picky appetizer people ruin meals (and lives).

Summer by the Numbers

Wendi Aarons | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Wendi Aarons

Amount of swear words uttered since the upstairs A/C went out: 50

Movie Review: I Am Road Comic

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.10.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

It's been four years since comedian-turned-commercial-filmmaker Jordan Brady used the low-budget documentary I Am Comic to give us a glimpse of what the world of stand-up looks like from the inside

American Women, It's Time to Declare a Sex Boycott

The Second City Network | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women
The Second City Network

We, all the women in America, refuse to have sex (with men), until all of our elected representatives start actually trying to get our votes.

10 Tricks To Appear Smart During Meetings

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Like everyone, appearing smart during meetings is my top priority. Sometimes this can be difficult if you start daydreaming about your next vacation, your next nap, or bacon. When this happens, it's good to have some fallback tricks to fall back on.

Steve Martin Live

Philip David Morton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts
Philip David Morton

"Steve Martin live" are three words you stopped seeing together in 1981. A reigning king of comedy for almost four decades, his imprint on the art form has few equals. Regardless of who was on top there was always Steve Martin.

What Do Martians Have to Do with the Girl from Ipanema?

Benari Poulten | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy
Benari Poulten

If you've been in an elevator or a waiting room, you've heard "The Girl From Ipanema." It's the song that made the bossa nova famous! The story goes ...

Patton Oswalt: 'Please Throw the Old F-ing Model Away'

Jim Kukral | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy
Jim Kukral

See, Patton is the new breed of comedian. The comedian that understands that the old model of "getting on Johnny Carson" is out, and the new model is to go out there and do it yourself.

Why I Bit Him: An Open Letter From the Manhattan Beach Shark

The Second City Network | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

As a lifelong shark, I am thoroughly disgusted by the libelous statements this "victim" is perpetrating in the media, and I'd like to use this opportunity to set the record straight.


Marcia Liss | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


How Do You Know When You've Grown Up?

Courtney Garcia | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

I decided you grow up a little bit each time you learn what it means to lose something you can't get back. Time, of course, is the most significant loss to digest, but it's hard to understand the value of a minute. I only totally get it when I'm on my way to work in the morning.

Our Homeowners Association Has Some Concerns About Your Paleo Lifestyle

Graham Nelson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Graham Nelson

Your mother and I were 100 percent on board when you said you wanted to change your lifestyle. Of course, we were a bit surprised to find you in the gully behind our home, eating half-rancid bacon off the shells of scooped out turtles.

Why Florida Leads the World in Weird

Paul Ratner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News
Paul Ratner

People have blamed Florida on migration patterns, old people, politics, weather, economics and whatnot. Maybe all of those things have something to do with it, but maybe they don't.

Gendering Improv

Lucas Waldron | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Lucas Waldron

Before transitioning, improv was comforting. As the world started to perceive me as male, doing improv provoked acute self-awareness.