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Idiotic Design

Floyd Elliot | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Since courts almost everywhere put the brakes on creationists’ attempts to get their Biblical beliefs introduced into science classes as an &ldq...

Why Is St. Patrick's Day So Much Fun?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 03.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Dear Sallie Mae

Sarah Fader | Posted 03.14.2014 | College
Sarah Fader

Dear Sallie Mae, I would like to thank you for lending me a massive amount of money so that I could get a higher education. I wouldn't trade my time ...

The Worst Little Town in America

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.14.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! Have you ever wondered how corrupt a place would have to be to compel an aw...

Yoga and Baseball: 108 Degrees of Harmonic Convergence

Lauren Cahn | Posted 03.14.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Spring and baseball. Baseball and Spring. They arrive together just as surely as winter and spring converge at the vernal equinox.

5 Subtle Sounds That Will Make Him Ask, 'What's Wrong?'

Reductress | Posted 03.14.2014 | Comedy

No matter how big or small your issues may be, it's important to make sure that you offer the right non-verbal cues to let him be the one to ask, "What's wrong?"

My Child Doesn't Need Your Pity

Ellen Seidman | Posted 03.17.2014 | TED Weekends
Ellen Seidman

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgSadly, the differences are often all that people see when they meet him. Forget rose-colored glasses; people peer at my child through the lens of disability. Oftentimes, they regret that he has cerebral palsy. This I can tell from the pity stares or pity-speak.

True Parallels: Cerebral Palsy, Maysoon Zayid And Me

Erin M. Kelly | Posted 03.14.2014 | TED Weekends
Erin M. Kelly

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpg I learned at a very early age that the world is indeed a stage. The fact that society is constantly questioning what I can and can't do is a stark reminder that I'm not up there for just one skit or performance. I'm up there for life.

Shifting The Perspective On Disabilities

Christie Taylor | Posted 03.21.2014 | TED Weekends
Christie Taylor

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt's easy to look at a one big, notable experience and say that event changed my life. Yet, when I take some time to ponder my life changing moments, they are not big and notable, but small and simple.

WATCH: This Comedian With Cerebral Palsy Will Make You Think Twice About The Word 'Disability'

TEDTalks | Posted 03.15.2014 | TED Weekends

maysoon zayid ted

If thinking of cerebral palsy makes you think of someone sad or helpless, then watch this talk and let comedian Maysoon Zayid blow your mind. She's fierce, she's funny, and she refuses to let you feel sorry for her.

Sorry, Wrong Number

April Brucker | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy
April Brucker

I work as a singing telegram delivery girl in New York City. It's the day job I have that allows me to pursue my passions for comedy and writing. The other day, I was uptown doing a job at a construction site.

Why Do We Use Acronyms?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Maybe the U.S. and Russia Should Be Like Rocky IV

Benari Poulten | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy
Benari Poulten

Senator John McCain doesn't think that Russian leader -- and potential Bond Villain -- Vladimir Putin knows the Cold War is over. But maybe it's more like Rocky IV.

In Defense of Justin Bieber. Seriously.

Leonard Friend | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Leonard Friend

Justin Bieber does not exist in a vacuum; he was not created in a test tube and suddenly unleashed upon us. We made Justin Bieber.

Bad Indian: New Web Series Offers Fresh Take on Indian-American Life

Paul Cantor | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy
Paul Cantor

If you're an upwardly-mobile Indian-American, quitting your job in aerospace and defense to make an Internet comedy series is almost certainly not a part of the plan. But that's what rookie producer/screenwriter Janaki Tambe recently did.

The Best and Worst Places to Cry in New York City

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

I randomly ducked into the Bank of America for a place to cry today and I am very happy I did. The ATM line was luckily very long so I hopped in and cried until it was my turn to use the machine (about 6 minutes). A very average, basic, no-frills, in and out place to cry.

Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre Talk "Obvious Child"

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Director of Obvious Child Gillian Robespierre, and star Jenny Slate join What's Trending at the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss their feature. T...

10 Things Wikipedia Says Are More Notable Than You

Lauren Cahn | Posted 03.08.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

4. Formicophilia: It's like a foot fetish, except instead of feet, it's insects crawling on your skin.

Steaks, Guns and God

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.06.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

If God really does have a sense of humor, we're pretty sure he's laughing his ass off.

Comedian: 'I Don't Know' If A Female Late Night Host Would Be 'Confusing'

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 03.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Comedian Adam Carolla stopped by HuffPost Live to chat about his new show on Spike TV, "Catch A Contractor," and during the conversation he weighed in...

Review: David Michael Finkelstein's Bar Mitzvah

Ilene Angel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
Ilene Angel

This immersive musical by the talented Fabisch, who wrote the book, music and lyrics for this, provides the audience a ringside seat for an evening of unabashed hilarity. And to top it all off, there is free dessert served to complete the delicious experience.

To Filter or Not to Filter?

Abby Draper | Posted 03.05.2014 | Comedy
Abby Draper

I read a great Tweet recently that said, "If the photo was taken by a medical device it doesn't need to be shared on your social channels." Hashtag, agree.

"9 to 5": Millennial Edition

Robin Rouse | Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy
Robin Rouse

What happens when two Boomers who have been writing together since they were 10-years-old, get together with their millennial children to do a parody of Dolly Parton's classic "9 to 5"?

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 1

Wes Hurley | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of winning the first episode of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents a new comedy series, Capitol Hill. Starrin...

Funny Boys: Those Fabulous Jewish Comedians

Warren Adler | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

Not all ideas for my novels have come in a flash. Some have grown in my imagination over a long period of time, more like dripping water that becomes ...