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Middle East to Rebrand

Steven Clifford | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Gentlemen, it time to rebrand. Start with the name. Change it from "The Middle East," to "The Middle Way." In focus group research, the former suggests violence, hostility and chaos while the later evokes tolerance, compromise and stability.

Blue Cake and Cheese Cloth: Why I'm Not Mad Nobody Cooked for Me Growing Up

Annie Battles | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

Every year for my birthday my dad would pick up Chinese food on his way home from work, while my sister would make me a cake filled with blue food coloring. My mom would pick up a chocolate orange to give me.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

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THE WASHINGTON TREATY BREAKERS

Will Durst | Posted 08.02.2014 | Comedy
Will Durst

How about individuals? Doesn't the same logic mandate that anybody named Manson or Hitler alter their name so as not to remind victims' relatives of their grisly crimes? Adolf? Charlie? What about Bush? Clinton? Kardashian?

Podcast Review: Kumail Nanjiani's The X-Files Files

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.02.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

Nanjiani's fanboy excitement is palpable at times as Haglund spins out tales from behind the scenes of the episode. And there are a few Easter eggs revealed that fans of the show never knew to look for before.

Guy's Hilarious Obit: 'Don't Email Me, I'm Dead'

Newser | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weird News

(NEWSER) – Kevin McGroarty worked in advertising for some 30 years. His final project: a hilarious "500-word mini masterpiece," AdWeek reports—his...

Top 10 Reasons the Republicans Want to Sue Obama

Seriously Skewed | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Just when you think it's safe to read the political news again, the Republicans do something else to make you cringe.

My Experience With Body Hair and Why I Became a Manscaper

Eric Barry | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy
Eric Barry

Generally before I make any decisions in life, I ask myself one important question: What Would Ryan Lochte Do?

To 'Like' or Not to 'Like': The Facebook 10 Commandments

Courtney Garcia | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.

An Open Letter To All The Sunburn Spectators

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Do you think I'm somehow unaware of the fact my skin is on fire, my bra straps feel like they're made of barbed wire, and in a few days I'm going to be molting?

Jeff Ross on Roasting, Comedy and His Brand-new Material

Greg Archer | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Let's face it, if Don Rickles, Joan Rivers and Buddy Hackett had all crawled under the bed covers, Ross could have been their outspoken love child searching for his baby daddy.

How Worrying...Helps?

Sara Starkman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

To most of my friends and family -- OK FINE -- to all of my friends and family, I'm known as "the QUEEN worry wart" (tiny curtsy). I literally worry a...

Bachelor Parties for Guys Over 40 Should Be Against the Law

David Fagin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
David Fagin

The Bachelor Party. A time-honored tradition of male-bonding in which a group of friends wish "Bon Voyage" to their lucky - or unlucky - friend about to take the plunge into matrimony, by drinking more than they ever have.

#AOLBUILD Meets Aubrey Plaza, Dane Dehaan and @LifeAftrBeth Director Jeff Baena

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Join AOL BUILD in welcoming Life After Beth actors Aubrey Plaza and Dane Dehaan accompanied by director Jeff Baena to AOL ...

Can Smiles and Laughter Change the World?

Jamie Masada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

I have a dream, perhaps naïve, of bringing the world together through smiles and laughter. Religion, diplomacy and democracy haven't succeeded so maybe it's time to focus on something more universal. And that is why I launched the first annual Funniest Person in the World Competition.

Judd Apatow Talks Amy Schumer, Trainwreck, Return to Stand-up Comedy (Laughspin Podcast)

Dylan Gadino | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing.

A Review: And So It Goes Is As Good As It Gets

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World "Reiner's new flick reaps a pot of gold and h...

Why Are We So Turned On By Vampires?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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3 Easy Ways To Laugh More Every Day

Cathy Chester | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

To every comedian who has ever given us hours of fun and laughter, I say a sincere thank you. You have given us a great gift, one that may add years to our lives.

SNL's Jeff Richards' Delivers 2014's Strangest Electro-Dance Comedy Greatest Hits Album

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.26.2014 | Comedy
Xaque Gruber

There's a lot more to Jeff Richards than people realize. Over the past decade, the SNL and MADtv alum has been unleashing a series of experimental comedy electro-pop E.P.s accompanied by bizarre and hilarious music videos that harken back to the golden age of MTV when acts like M, Barnes & Barnes and Miss Julie Brown ruled the roost.

Top Off-Broadway Shows to Watch in NYC This Season: Part One

Jane Seo | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Jane Seo

While Broadway shows and musicals often top the list of must-do activities for visitors and New Yorkers alike, smaller scale and sometimes underrated Off-Broadway shows are making a heat wave this summer.

How Would You Want to See Your Favorite TV Show Skewer the GOP?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Poking fun at conservatives shouldn't be limited to SNL and Jon Stewart -- ALL our favorite shows can get in on the fun!

Troop Beverly Hills: Let's Guess What Happened...

Karin Tanabe | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Karin Tanabe

It's the 25 year anniversary of every 80s tween's favorite movie, Troop Beverly Hills. This milestone means it's time to pull out the cashmere slee...

Secular Homesteading: I Thought We Were Talking About Goat Cheese

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

Recently, my husband and I moved to an old homestead in the woods and began raising a few vegetables, some bees, a couple dozen chickens, a handful of dairy goats. Since neither of us was raised on a farm, we naturally turned to the Internet for information about how to do it correctly.

11 Tricks to Get Engineers to Sort of Respect You

Sarah Cooper | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

As we all know, software engineers are the smartest, sweetest, most pretentious bastards in corporate America. I should know  --  I'm engaged to one of them.