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Disalmanac Guide to Afghanistan

Benari Poulten | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Benari Poulten


Voca People: Music from a Foreign Land

Danny Groner | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

From the bit I'd read about the unique a capella show Voca People, I hoped that it would be a night to remember. Yet, while the music and mischief of the show was entertaining, it fell short of being an a capella sensation.

WATCH: 'The L Train Song' Pokes Fun At Pretentious Subway Riders

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy

This song is for everyone who ever suspiciously peered over a fellow subway rider's shoulder and judged that person by what he or she was reading -- s...

High-Rise Panic in a Hurricane Supermarket

Marc Philippe Eskenazi | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York
Marc Philippe Eskenazi

"This is a high-rise building!" I explained with a passionate, but measured, shrieking sound. "Any minute now, glass shards of debris will start launching in through the windows!"

How to Fly Through Airport Security

Rachel Kane | Posted 10.31.2011 | Style
Rachel Kane

In honor of pending travel plans everywhere, I offer a few fool proof ways to get through airport security faster, happier and almost unmolested.

WATCH: YouTube Fans React To Katt Williams' Anti-Mexican Rant

Posted 10.31.2011 | Latino Voices

Stand-up comedy is known to be raunchy and edgy from time to time. But this time is looks like comedian Katt Williams crossed the line. During a st...

Alternate Explanations for the Current National Debt Levels

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 10.26.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

"I'm bored," she whined, reaching for the only bottle of whiskey on the table that still had anything left in it. "Let's do something interesting." "Like what?" Boehner said. "Legislating?"

Jobs Ahead for Apple

Sunil Adam | Posted 10.25.2011 | Technology
Sunil Adam


The Real Debbie Downer: An Interview With SNL's Rachel Dratch

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Rachel Dratch, best known for her Debbie Downer character on Saturday Night Live, recently volunteered her comedic talents for a televised public-service announcement.

Lady Gaga's Brother May Convert to Islam

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

AUGUST 24, 2011 GOTHAM CITY, NY - Joey Germanotta is not as famous as his older sister Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, who is also known as "Lady ...

Stage Door: Olive and the Bitter Herbs

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

While the acting and direction click, one longs for more coherence to the two acts. Busch deftly explores the singularity of urban connections and the ties, however slim, that bind.

There's Nothing Like the Minute Aftershocks of a Deathless Earthquake to Bring Clarity to One's Life

Millie Kerr | Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

All of a sudden, my sofa began to vibrate. Then the television, and finally each of my Pottery Barn lamps. Then it dawned on me: I had a life to live.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Love Scenes

Jeff Klima | Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like deadly sins, dwarves, or even deadly sins committed with dwarves, there are seven rules for writing good, compelling sex scenes. Seven. Sure some...

Pro Athletes Lack Party Shorts

Emily Bracken | Posted 10.22.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

Pro athletes are buff and broad, rich and famous, alpha and athletic, but rather than suit up in edgy, form-fitting athletic apparel, they look like they're wearing coulottes.

A Tragedy, A Miracle And A Brawl...Welcome to Ireland

Tom Rhodes | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel
Tom Rhodes

It was worth busting up my hand to get those five minutes of material, which I called, "Chicken worth fighting for."

My Rejected New Yorker Caption Contest Entry #1

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Steven Shehori


GOP Turns to Craigslist for Obama's Opponent

Tim Young | Posted 10.18.2011 | Comedy
Tim Young

A lot of voters have been upset with the quality of the GOP presidential candidates. After some research, it appears as if these issues can be directly linked with the party's "modern" recruitment tactics.

Necessary Conversation Goes to SF Chefs

Necessary Conversation | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco
Necessary Conversation


Video: WTF Podcaster Marc Maron Talks Dane Cook, Dice Clay and More on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Marc Maron, comedian and host of the WTF podcast, stopped by The Interview Show at The Hideout in Chicago to talk his life, past WTF guests like Dane Cook and Robin Williams, and more.

Dear Cereal People: PLEASE FIX YOUR BAGS

Joe Peacock | Posted 10.16.2011 | Weird News
Joe Peacock

You reach into your cupboard and pull out some tasty, tasty cereal. It's a fresh box. And you know what a fresh box means... ANTICIPATION.

Too Young for Harem Pants?

Rachel Kane | Posted 10.15.2011 | Style
Rachel Kane

These Harem Pants, disguised cunningly as "lightweight woven pants" featuring "ruching" at the "side seams," recently popped up in the "Forever 21 girls" section of ""

Food Desert Recipe: Twinkie Tuna Salad

Turnstyle | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powere...

This Is CNFMNSTV's Lightning Brunch

Martin Marks | Posted 10.15.2011 | Comedy
Martin Marks

"This is CNFMNSTV, the most reliable source for up-to-the-minute financial news from Wall Street and around the world, with far more letters than any other cable financial network, and hosted by our crackshot team of economists, gurus, and wizards -- literally."

Even After Midnight In Paris, I Prefer Woody Allen's Early Work

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Great artists of all types and stripes confront the same challenge: once they've created something truly brilliant, how do they ever equal it, much less surpass it?

A Joke Writer Tackles NFL Free Agency

Costaki Economopoulos | Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy
Costaki Economopoulos

I love jokes and I love the NFL. Welcome back boys, you've been missed! Let's get to it.