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G.L.O.C. | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
G.L.O.C.

Now that the dust has settled after having to once again react to a high-profile sadsack expressing their (incorrect and archaic) opinions on women in comedy, I want to talk about how we reacted and how, going forward, we should be more aware of using our voices for good.

10 Don'ts of Dating Learned From Eavesdropping at a Coffee Shop

Tim Young | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
Tim Young

Ladies, I want you to take a few tips from me, a guy listening in on a conversation at a coffee shop, as to what not to do in a relationship.

Movie Review: Ted

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Seth MacFarlane's Ted joins the ranks of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and Observe and Report among razor-sharp cultural satires cleverly disguised as dumb comedies.

Aaron Sorkin's Next TV Show: Guy on Street Corner Yelling Things

Spencer Green | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Emmy and Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin has announced his latest small-screen enterprise, a show titled Guy on Street Corner Yelling Things, in which a guy yells about various topics for the duration of each episode's five-hour running time.

Why You Should Watch Sarah Silverman in Take This Waltz

Dylan Gadino | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

Before Take This Waltz was even available through Video On Demand, so much has been made of comedian Sarah Silverman's full-frontal nude scene.

VIDEO: Maria Bamford, Red Flag Girl

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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Calvin Coolidge: Mummy Slayer -- The Trailer

Steven Shehori | Posted 06.26.2012 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

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The Improv Olympics: Inside The 10th Annual Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival

Tony Bartolone | Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Football has the '67 Packers, basketball the '92 Bulls and improv has Dr. God. Definitely one of the tightest teams in improv today, if Dr. God continues performing, there is no limit to their potential.

Harry Potter: The Norton Ridiculously Expanded Edition (With Criticism)

Martin Marks | Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy
Martin Marks

For the cost of one cup of coffee, you too can help feed a poor, starving child actor from southwest Knightsbridge -- specifically, those that aren't at work building Ms. Rowling's new moat.

Immigration from the City of Sin!

Susie Sampson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

My fellow conservatives were meetin' in Las Vegas, so I headed over to the City of Sin to say hello, and see if I could help with convertin' some sinners.

Not Your Typical Job Seeking Experiment: An Open Letter to SNL's Lorne Michaels

Jason Kitchen | Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

Have your people contact my people and we'll set up a lunch. I'll buy, provided you're agreeable to Arby's or the Golden Corral.

VIDEO: Joe Machi Really Talks That Way

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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JOKE: Coupla Cockroaches Talkin'

Posted 06.24.2012 | Women

Two cockroaches are devouring the garbage in a trashcan. As one of them munches, the other tells him about a house he just left. “You’d never ...

JOKES: Henny Youngman At His Best

Posted 06.22.2012 | Women

I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back. I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those pl...

A College Chick Returns to the Nest: One Year Down, Three More to Go

Judy Silk | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Judy Silk

My daughter's first year of college yielded some valuable lessons -- for both of us.

Funny Men Are from Mars, Funny Women Are From Someplace Better

Jamie Denbo | Posted 08.21.2012 | Comedy
Jamie Denbo

What self-respecting woman really, truly wants to compete for hours on end with smart-ass cynics sporting obscure band tee-shirts and Galifanakabeards, all too terrified to laugh out loud at each other?

My Ideal Presidential Candidate

Steven Clifford | Posted 08.21.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

No candidate today dares to address the plight of people of money. This is the third rail of American politics. Yet, the acute problems of people of money will not disappear and cannot be ignored. Here is how I my ideal candidate would approach this issue.

Futurama Is Back Tonight!

Bryan Young | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Futurama hits the airwaves again tonight with two all new episodes that I couldn't be happier with.

The Hispanic-Latino Cha-Cha

Arnie Reisman | Posted 08.20.2012 | Comedy
Arnie Reisman

Why do we lump all Spanish-speaking people into one term, which seems to be interchangeable with yet another term?

Habit Habitat: How I Supported the U.S. Nuns

Matt Weber | Posted 08.31.2012 | Comedy
Matt Weber

Over the past few months, my heart has gone out to the U.S. nuns. Since the recent review from the Vatican, I have wanted to express to them how meaningful their work is and just how profoundly grateful I am for their history of impact on my life and so many others.

Workaholics -- The Funniest Show on TV

Joe Winkler | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV
Joe Winkler

Workaholics is hands down the funniest, least predictable, most exciting comedy on TV right now. Not the most important, or the wittiest or the most politically relevant, but it retains the highest laugh per minute ratio, all in a deceptively genius manner.

JOKE: The Burglar And The Parrot

Posted 06.20.2012 | Women

A burglar breaks into a house in a ritzy area of town. He's sure that there's nobody home, but he still sneaks in, doesn't turn on any lights and head...

UCB Comedy Presents: Funniest UCB Videos of the Week (June 19th)

UCB Comedy | Posted 08.19.2012 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

Each week I count down my favorite online videos created by UCB performers and alumni. This week we have videos from John Lutz (30 Rock, Saturday Night Live), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Scott Pilgrim), and many more.

Dangerous Laughs: Politics and Comedy

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

As someone who grew up around comedians, I learned a lot about which topics were surefire winners with audiences (marriage, dating, mothers-in-law), and which ones were edgier (religion, sex and politics). There are tons of laughs to be mined from the latter, but comics are always careful to walk a fine line between being funny and offensive -- and the best ones know how to walk it perfectly.

VIDEO: Brian Regan On Art

Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

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