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All-Purpose Facebook Meme to Use and Share!

James Napoli | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

Just copy and paste this into your Facebook timeline whenever you want to get your share of "likes" from people who share the same basic viewpoints you do -- which, let's face it, describes most of your friends.

You've Got Mail (in the Drafts Folder): Emails Written, But Never Sent

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Prasanna Ranganathan

I am reading Lena Dunham's fascinating new book Not That Kind of Girl and came across a chapter entitled "Emails I Would Send if I was One Ounce Crazi...

'Na Maloom Afraad': Revival of Pakistani Cinema in Progress

Mariam Khan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Mariam Khan

Na Maloom Afraad revolves around the mundane struggle a citizen, specially an individual residing in the multi ethnic, intertwined city of diverse cultures and how people come up with ways to beat the harsh realities they face.

A Writer's Guide - Part 5: Why "I'm Just Being Realistic" are the Worst Words in The English Language

Dan Miles | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's been ten weeks since my novel Filthy Still was released and nine since it went bestseller and I am no closer to figuring out how I managed it than I was eight weeks ago.

Scriptys: The Truth Behind Binge Watching

Rolla Selbak | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Rolla Selbak

JULIE and BART are snuggling up on the couch. Wine, fancy cheese spread and grapes paint the table.

When You Decide Not to Have Kids

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Karen Ann Kennedy

Now, I consider myself a nice person, but when pushed to the wall, I will come out swinging. I was starting to feel picked on, and it was annoying me. Not to mention that my decision not to have kids was a very personal one.

Podcast Review: Chewin' It with Kevin & Steve

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.19.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

Do you ever find yourself thinking "I wonder what those Broken Lizard guys with the funny movies like Super Troopers and Beerfest are doing?" Ponder no longer.

Middle (St)age. MidLife. Whatever. Quit Looking at My Neck!

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.17.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

When I was young I refused to sleep with or flirt with men-in-charge for roles in the theatre. I did it on principle. I had some pretty high moral standards for myself as a young actress, and I was NOT going to sell myself out on some casting couch. That was 25 or so years ago.

Are You More Homicidal Than This Alabama 5-Year-Old?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.17.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

This week, school officials in Alabama put a 5-year-old girl on a suicide and homicide watch after she pointed a crayon at a kindergarten classmate and said "pew! pew!" Yes, this is real.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - A Great Family Film to Be Enjoyed With Your School Aged Kids

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.16.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This film, based on the beloved children's book by Judith Viorst and starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner and Ed Oxenbould as Alexander, is a wonde...

Working With the Best Batman of All, Adam West

Erik Sharkey | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

Adam West walked the tightrope between comedy and playing a hero you could truly root for. He was able to say the most absurd things very earnestly, and then convince the audience that he was totally committed to every line of dialogue.

Report: Upscale Gym Accused of Hazing Elite Males; Defense Claims "Equinox Made Me Do It"

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

According to the official report, the crimes were pledging rituals of Sigma Alpha Equinox. The elite males accused of committing these hazing crimes have stated on the record, "Equinox made me do it."

Shirataki Noodles Are Hideous

Tony Posnanski | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Tony Posnanski

You are a low-calorie pasta substitute. While most pastas are well over 100 calories a serving, you are less than 20 calories a serving. That is a huge calorie savings! I love pasta, so I wanted to give you a chance. We all deserve a chance.

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.