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Why Are the Best Tomatoes From New Jersey?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Dear Market Researcher, I'm Gay -- Stop Sending Playboy Subscription Offers!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 08.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Gay acceptance has reached new heights if 49-year-old, recently married gay men are one of Playboy's "preferred demographics."

Listen Up Housewives, Cancer Can't Stop You From Feeling like a Princess

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

As crazy as this sounds, watching BRAVO shows like The Real Housewives of ... got me through many long and restless nights during my battle against stage III colon cancer. Too, too many times I couldn't eat or drink, but oh, how I did love watching my favorite shows on Bravo.

Pulse Report: Movie and TV Trends That Will Define the Next 12 Months | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment

Here's a sneak peek of six of the 50 biggest movie and TV trends, products and personalities to keep a eye on in 2014.

Podcast Review: Greg Proops' The Smartest Man In The World

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

His Whose Line Is It Anyway chops brought it back around with flip and hilarious answers to questions from the crowd, which then fled into the night having been charmed by a true Master of the Spew.


Marcia Liss | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss


An Open Letter to Anyone Wearing Foot Jewelry

Katie Hoffman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Thanks to Beyoncé, too many people are under the impression that putting a ring on something automatically makes it better, but that isn't the case with your toes. Anklets and toe rings are universally ridiculous.

The Comedy of Race on Vine

Albert Sergio Laguna | Posted 08.23.2014 | Black Voices
Albert Sergio Laguna

Race-based comedy has long been a useful site for understanding the fault lines, ambiguities, and absurdities of race in the United States. For better and/or worse, the Internet has democratized the production and dissemination of race-based comedy.

Jimmy Fallon & the Joy of the Lord

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 08.21.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

This post first appeared at A Deeper Story. I'm not a super disciplined person. But recently I've taken up a new spiritual discipline, and I'm qui...

5 First Impressions of the Canceled Comedies We Forgot To Watch | Posted 08.23.2014 | TV

We had so much fun making snap judgements on canceled dramas based solely on their pilots that we're doing it again this week with some comedies!

Comedian Amy Schumer Addresses Shock Value and Comedic Inspiration

Quora | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy

A: I think the most shocking thing is that I am not trying to shock anyone. I feel we should be able to talk about anything. I think it is therapeutic and fun.

Tyler McCarthy

Zach Woods Talks 'Silicon Valley,' Improv And Working With His Comedy Hero | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Comedy

Zach Woods says his improvisation skills have come in handy for his role on HBO's new hit comedy "Silicon Valley." “If I’m doing comedy, I try...


Will Durst | Posted 08.21.2014 | Comedy
Will Durst

A tsunami of tech is engulfing our nation, and in the process, redecorating communities like a family of grizzly bears locked in a Volkswagen Van. A family of obscenely paid bespectacled grizzly bears with a taste for artisanal toast.

Why Do Fiancées Become Bridezillas?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Don't Look at New York in That Tone of Voice

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

New Yorkers may not have the best reputation, but there's no denying that we got the smarts to somehow keep this "ungovernable city" humming. That can generate some resentment.

No Headlines for Botox Barbie

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

It seems Barbie's mid-life crisis started around five years ago when this former beauty queen was traumatized after receiving her AARP card in the mail. Recent tattoos, endless diets, strict workout regimens, and bizarre anti-aging rituals- yep, her mid-life crisis was in full swing. Who can blame her?

Dave Chappelle's Return To NYC

Saladin Ambar | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment
Saladin Ambar

In the end it was an extraordinary night if not an extraordinary performance. But Chappelle will undoubtedly get there -- and "getting there" for Chappelle is on a talent level far exceeding the vast majority of comics today.

The 17 Best Things About Being Broke As Hell

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy

It's harder to make a living in some cities more than others. But the truth is, from New York City to Honolulu, being broke is universal. Most of us a...

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Stand-Up Comedy

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Tamara N. Holder

I was braced against the bar, wondering if I should take a shot of liquid courage directly from the tequila bottle as I waited for my name to be called at the Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.

A Newbie's Guide on Who to Cheer for at the 2014 World Cup

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Hey, American person watching the world cup in a pub wearing Engalnd gear! How fun is this fancy thing called the World Cup? Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, I...

Holy Vast Liberal Conspiracy, Batman!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

These conservative writers and illustrators have "truth, justice and the American way" kinds of stories that they say are less ambiguous. But those doggone liberals won't let them tell their stories! Holy vast liberal conspiracy, Batman!

The 10 Best Sports Movies of the Past 10 Years

Uloop | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

It was a no-brainer for sports to spill over into Hollywood. Over the past decade, sports flicks have shifted from the somewhat overdone and cliché underdog story to either gritty, very real athlete profiles or all-out laugh riots.


Marcia Liss | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Marcia Liss


I Joined

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.16.2014 | Divorce
Fiona Finn

Not long after my divorce, I fell for one company's hook to sign up now for the free three-day trial promotion. Seriously, what was I thinking? As if I'd meet the one in only three days?


Marcia Liss | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss