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Why We Trust Strangers More Than Our Friends

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

We'll trust an unknown airline pilot to keep us safe at 30,000 feet, but heaven forbid we give our partner or neighbor the benefit of the doubt when they're having a bad day.

EXCLUSIVE: Amy Schumer's Shocking New Year Resolution

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

The last time we caught up with Amy Schumer, the comedian told us some of her funniest stories from the road. We got a chance to talk to her at Caroli...

WATCH: Fox News Guest Defends Bill Maher

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

Did a guest on Fox News just make one of the smartest points about comedy this year? On December 24, Bill Maher sent out a tweet that read: "Wow, J...

Politically Correct? What Comedians and Conservatives Have In Common

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

While I applaud Issa Rae's individuality and dedication to Awkward Black Girl, the phenomenon she fought so diligently to create, she may be slightly confused on what being "politically correct" means.

WATCH: Louis C.K. Defends Tracy Morgan

Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy

Louis C.K. went on "Nightline" Monday night to discuss his career, and while there, defended fellow comedian Tracy Morgan from the fiery backlash he f...

LISTEN: Comedians Remember Patrice O'Neal

Posted 12.08.2011 | Comedy

The world lost a comedy giant in Patrice O'Neal on November 29, but some of his closest friends celebrated his life by devoting a full weekend to talk...

Are Gays Too Sensitive to Jokes?

Aaron Anson | Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Aaron Anson

If we conclude that gays are overly sensitive to these jokes, then clearly the African-American community is overly sensitive about racism. Imagine the backlash if a public figure made a joke about killing a person because they were black.

Comedian Patrice O'Neal Dies At 41

Posted 12.01.2011 | Comedy

Patrice O'Neal, a fixture in the New York comedy scene for two decades who was most recently seen in the Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen, has pa...

Who Needs Friends When You Have Marc Maron's WTF Podcast

Toni Nagy | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

Marc's voracious vulnerability is not only endearing, but also creates an atmosphere of genuine dialogue between him and his guests.

WATCH: Louis C.K.'s Big Plans For Next Special

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

The gap between Louis C.K. and his audience is growing even smaller. On "Conan" last night, he announced that for his next stand-up special, he will b...

Comedian Patrice O'Neal Hospitalized After Stroke

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy

Comedian Patrice O'Neal, seen most recently on "The Roast Of Charlie Sheen," suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his pe...

Rosie O'Donnell Defends Tracy Morgan, Says She Knows He's Not Homophobic

Posted 12.25.2011 | Gay Voices

It came as no surprise that when Tracy Morgan appeared on "The Rosie Show" on Monday night, the conversation eventually turned to homophobia. Durin...

What Did Tracy Morgan Say This Time?!

Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment

Tracy Morgan has gone out of his way to make up for a homophobic on-stage rant this summer in Nashville, but during an appearance Monday night on the ...

WATCH: Remembering Greg Giraldo One Year Later

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

It may be hard to believe, but comedian Greg Giraldo passed away one year ago today. While he has been sorely missed, perhaps most noticeably at the r...

The Sheen Roast Jokes You Didn't Hear

Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy

Much has been said today about some of the darker jokes from The Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen, particularly one made by Amy Schumer regarding...

PHOTOS: Kate Walsh Dresses Up For A Roast

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.20.2011 | Style

What does one wear to a roast? While we've never had to dress for such an occasion, Kate Walsh did and her solution was to channel her sense of hum...

WATCH: Get Ready For The Roast Of Charlie Sheen

Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

The crazy train has arrived. "The Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen" premiered Monday night, and before that, we gave you all the clips you needed...

WATCH: WTF Is Mike Tyson Saying?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy

When it was announced that former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson would be roasting Charlie Sheen, no one really knew quite what to expect. While T...

WATCH: Jeff Ross Roasts Charlie Sheen

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy

You've got less than a week before you can see all the antics that went down on Saturday's Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, but you can get a ta...

WATCH: Seth MacFarlane Reads Charlie Sheen's Obituary

Posted 11.13.2011 | Comedy

The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen taped this past Saturday in Los Angeles, and HuffPost Comedy was there live blogging and tweeting the night'...

WATCH: Happy Birthday, Louis C.K.!

Posted 11.12.2011 | Comedy

It’s been 27 years since two disastrous minutes almost ruined Louis C.K.'s comedy career forever. In 1984, Louis tried his hand at stand-up comedy f...

WATCH: Louis C.K.'s Emotional Tribute To George Carlin

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

After spending 15 years doing essentially the same hour of stand-up comedy, Louis C.K. decided to throw it all out and start over. Not just once, but ...

WATCH: Louis C.K. Tells Conan His Thoughts On Murder

Posted 10.19.2011 | Comedy

On Thursday, Louis C.K. paid a visit to his old friend Conan O'Brien, who gave him C.K. his first writing job in television in 1993. As with all of C....

WATCH: Louis C.K. Talks Masturbation On Fox News Parody

Posted 10.12.2011 | Comedy

It's always refreshing to see comics have fun with Fox News. And for once, Fox was in on the joke. Last week on "Louie," Louis C.K. achieved the im...

Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant Was About Black Manhood

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

Morgan's homophobic rant is not about LGBTQ people, but rather it's about the tightly constructed hyper-masculinity of black manhood.