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This Weekend In Denver: Kites, Culture And Comedy

Posted 06.06.2011 | Denver

This weekend in Denver holds a lot of laughs. Two great female comedians, Iliza Shelsinger and Heather McDonald, will both do stand-up at the area's r...

Republicans Seek to Ban Sympathy, Even in Cases of Incest or Rape

David Kronke | Posted 06.07.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

The bill forbids Americans from putting themselves in the shoes of the less fortunate, because, as the former Senator noted, "putting oneself in another's shoes is tantamount to theft."

Son of the Fonz Makes Comedy From Pain

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Despite the old plot chestnut of crashing a wedding, Ceremony feels quirky and heart-felt. It fashions comedy from, one suspects, the filmmaker's pain, creating a direct pipeline from life to screen.

Catholic Nun Forcibly Removed From Plane For Wearing 'Muslim Garb'

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2011 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

Sister Cora-Ann, a Catholic Nun from the Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Dayton, Ohio got the surprise of her life yesterday, when she was asked to leave the plane she had just boarded at the Omaha International Airport.

Are Facebook and YouTube Making Us A**holes??

Lee Camp | Posted 06.03.2011 | Comedy
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Lee Camp

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Barack Is Louder Than The Bite

Sunil Adam | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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Facebook Is a Clocksucker

Elayne Boosler | Posted 06.01.2011 | Comedy
Elayne Boosler

I've been sitting at my computer continuously for the last two years. When I finally stood up, I was fat and broke. Had to get something out of it. Here's my new release.

America to Be Examined for Vision Impairment

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.30.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Questions over the state of the country's eyesight arose after President Obama said that "Some nations may be able to turn a blind eye to atrocities in other countries. The U.S. is different."

Race Cards for White People

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

While stopping in a thrift store recently, I came across this wonderful item... For the White person who has everything, except a tool of recourse ...

WATCH: Will Ferrell & Adam McKay On How To Go Viral (NSFW)

Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy

Although The Comedy Awards aren't airing until April 10, plenty of amazing footage is being released from the ceremony held this past weekend in New Y...

Obama's Speech on Libya (I WIsh)

Scott White | Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy
Scott White

(The following is a confidential, annotated first draft of the speech President Obama plans on giving to the nation Monday night about US involvement ...

Michele Bachmann's Calling

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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WATCH: 'Community' Throws 'Pulp Fiction' Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When fans first caught a glimpse of Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) dressed as Jules Winnfield from "Pulp Fiction" the immediate response was joy that "...

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

With countries getting bombed, beloved celebrities dying and the weather finally changing, it truly is a confusing time to be alive. Luckily, the good...

Survivor 22: Rerun Island: Small Minds and Giant Jesus.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

When episode 6 got underway, we had arriving on Zombie Island (Which isn't an island. Liars!), blond (in both the hair and the blond-jokes sense) Klumpp, snuggling up with equally blond (also in both senses) Matt, aka Dr. Jesus, the Christian med student.

Book Review: Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Stefan Sirucek

If you could spend an hour inside Mike Sacks' brain you would probably get lost. You might also find yourself giggling uncontrollably or wind up sobbing in a ball on the floor.

Late Night Comedy: Where Are All the Female Writers?

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meredith Fineman

Marie Claire magazine published this list, comparing the number of male and female writers on late-night comedy shows. Where are the chicks?

Study Shows Stuff Happening Somewhere Else Right Now

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

The groundbreaking study upends the long-held belief that existence is limited to stuff right here, right now.

Republican Surprise: Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Abrams

The Republican Party this week announced a comprehensive plan to address global warming. As the Party never believed global warming exists, it came as a surprise even to themselves.

A Smooth Soul Singer Talks to His Crockpot

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Hey, baby, how you doin'? Good? Because you sure are lookin' good, with that brushed-metal finish, and that sassy little cord poking out from behind, a treasure trail to electric pleasures.

Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast: Zemeckis Vanishes Into the Uncanny Valley

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A fond farewell to actor Michael Gough, a fine character actor who appeared in numerous genre films, ranging from Horror of Dracula (1958) to Sleepy Hollow (1999).

Henry Winkler Fixed Us Up: A Dating Show Where Celebrities Become Matchmakers

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laurenne Sala

J. Keith Van Straaten's fast-paced dating game show weaves celebrity with nimble wit to create a matchmaking formula with a better success rate than that of the Millionaire Matchmaker.

'South Park' Creators Mock Mormons In New Broadway Musical

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- For years, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have lampooned everything, from Scientology to Tiger Woods, Prius drivers to Islam, Britney Spears t...

Unwritten Urban Rules -- The Pet Edition

Millie Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Millie Kerr

That so many urban canine owners exist in Manhattan's cramped quarters mystifies me: they present themselves at every corner, usually attached to a bubbly French bulldog.

A Joke Writer Looks at the NCAA Tournament

Costaki Economopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Costaki Economopoulos

It's a ritual for the winning team to cut down the net at the end of the game. As a dad, this whole tradition strikes me as a bad idea. You're dizzy from winning. Now you're on a ladder with scissors?