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Florida and Arizona Officially Merge, Plan to Enact Craziest Laws Ever

Spencer Green | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a move that had been expected for some time, the states of Florida and Arizona have merged in an effort to consolidate financial resources and to enact a series of laws even more insane than the ones that either state had passed individually.

WATCH: Kathy Griffin On Being Bullied

Posted 10.08.2013 | MarloThomas

Kathy Griffin addresses the hot topic of bullying -- and how she used her sharp wit against bullies in school growing up. For more information on ...

Help Defeat the Republicans in Their War Against Science

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Iconic scientific institutions can no longer perform the fundamental research that fuels our knowledge based industries and economy. We are losing the science race, particularly the race in gastronomic science. But with your help, we can win the race.

WATCH: Tips For Dealing With Setbacks, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, tells me how she deals with setbacks in life and how she bounce back from hard times. var src_url="ht...

WATCH: The Most Important Step In My Career, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.29.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host Kathy Griffin talks about a key moment in her career. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playL...

WATCH: Being Sensitive To Criticism, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, tells me how she deals with criticism, media attention, and which stab hurt her the most. var src_url=...

VIDEO: Why We Love Cats

Posted 04.16.2012 | Women

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First Night of Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Yay, I got here! I got to Portland Thursday for the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and as soon as I got here I got to run to see the tail end of my hero i...

VINTAGE LAUGHS: Deep Thoughts By Jack Handy

Posted 04.15.2012 | Women

“It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.” “When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask...

Bravo's Best Talent Gets Upfront and Personal

Tom Murro | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

I forgot how massive the Bravo family was as I went into sensory overload from realization that all of the Real Housewife ladies, Chef Curtis Stone, The Shahs of Sunset, Tabatha Coffey, and Kathy Griffin were all in the same room.

Exclusive: Axl Rose's Letter Declining AARP Membership

Tim Siedell | Posted 06.12.2012 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

On February 6 of this year, I turned 50, making me eligible for membership in the AARP. This has put me in somewhat of a complicated or awkward situation.

WATCH: Mondays With Marlo: Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin joined me for a chat about everything from why she's been banned from The View, to who her role models are,...

The Muse Claims Another Victim

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

Something has to happen here. The blank page is mocking me. Okay, I'm typing. The opening sentence starts right now. "It was a brutally hot morning." There we go. Hot and happening.

JOKE: Satan And The Wall Street Guy

Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

A Wall Street trader is sitting in his office late one night, when suddenly Satan appears across his desk. “Who are you?” asks the trader? ...

Romney Finally Wins GOP's Game of Thrones

Ben Zweifach | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Ben Zweifach

It was only a matter of time before some nerd, someplace, somewhere, penned a valedictory piece comparing the Republican primary to the power-struggles of HBO's Game of Thrones. And, friends, I've run out of reasons why that nerd should not be me.

Holy F*ck! A Look at Standup Comedy With Dave Ross

Tony Bartolone | Posted 06.12.2012 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

I want the audience to be filled with weirdos and nerds and punks and broke idiots who are looking for a break from the loud, angry, blaring neon of every day life.

HBO's 'Girls' Could Be The Best New Show of 2012

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.12.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

It's certainly been a long time since I was this beguiled by a set a characters, but Girls is one of those rare birds. It's a fresh and wonderfully realized show that feels like nothing else on TV.

VINTAGE COMEDY: Remembering Mitch Hedberg

Posted 04.12.2012 | Women

"I like escalators because an escalator can never break. It can only become stairs. You would never see a sign that said, 'Escalator temporarily out-o...

How to Get Along With a Struggling Comedian

J-L Cauvin | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
J-L Cauvin

Inspired by the "Broken Windows" theory of crime prevention, I present the "Broken Compliments and Questions About Comedy" theory on making comedians, who are struggling in the increasingly weakening middle class of comedy, happier day-to-day.

Jesus Was a Jew! Obama Is Muslim? Bombin' Iran... Orange County Speaks!

Susie Sampson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Visiting my conservative cousins in Orange County proved very insightful!

Dear New York: What the F*ck Is Wrong With You?

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 06.11.2012 | New York
Sarah Shanfield

Before I could move out of anyone's way, the cyclist turned around in his cerulean shorts that left little to the imagination and asked me the question that many of your citizens ask of me after almost running me over: "What the f*ck is wrong with you?"

What to Expect if You're Expecting in Arizona

Ali MacLean | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Arizona has finally decreed it. They've had it up to here with the fighting about conception and when is a baby a real baby. So they have made a decision! A woman is officially pregnant two weeks before conception.

Comedian Supports Veterans Through Woodruff Foundation

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Comedian Jim Gaffigan isn't hoping a few laughs will help returning war veterans, he's banking on it. His new 75-minute stand-up specia...

VIDEO: Ben Stiller Does Springsteen

Posted 04.11.2012 | Women

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The 50 Worst Things About America: An Exclusive Preview From MAD Magazine

Bryan Young | Posted 06.10.2012 | Comedy
Bryan Young

Mad Magazine's issue containing all "50 Worst Things About America" hits newsstands later this week, but they wanted to give readers of The Huffington Post a sneak peak.