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Podcast Review: Kumail Nanjiani's X Files Files

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

So why does this qualify as a comedy podcast? Because it's damned funny! The analysis and review of the episode turns out to be a field ripe with comedic possibilities, which are fully exploited in the course of the show.

Doug Benson Previews Upcoming Comi-Con Stoner Doc Chronic-Con

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Doug Benson's documentary Super High Me followed the comic as he gave up weed smoking entirely for a month (the horror!) and then smoked constantly for another month. Ever since, he's been scanning about for his next great movie idea.

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

Doug Benson's 'Smug Life' Puts His High Life To The Test

Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.02.2012 | Comedy
Katla McGlynn

At the top of Uncooked, Benson explains that the point of the experiment is to let people decide for themselves whether or not he's funnier while high or sober.

Keep the Smooth: An Interview With 'Yacht Rock' Creator JD Ryznar

Network Awesome | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

In 2003, Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab founded the monthly film festival Channel101. In 2005, JD Ryznar submitted Yacht Rock, which would create a new notch in the Internet's heart for smooth, smooth music.

Bridgetown Comedy Fest: Founder Andy Wood Dishes on Portland's Comedy Revival

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

There's no question Portland is now firmly established on the national comedy map -- and the credit goes largely to Andy Wood, an electrical engineer turned comic who helped launch Bridgetown, running this week from April 12 to 15.

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 3

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

Ethically questionable wi-fi! Media mergers! Jay-Z! Oh Day Three, when the South By gossip really starts heating up, but everyone's a little too beer/burrito hungover to really get behind it.

3-Day Weekend Calendar: Events You Don't Want To Miss

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.14.2012 | Los Angeles

FRIDAY Secret Restaurant What: LA is blessed to have big museums and high-end galleries (see below) alongside small, intimate gallery gems. Public F...

WATCH: 'Christmas Is Much Better When You're High'

Posted 12.21.2011 | Comedy

(NSFW due to language.) Christmas is getting closer, and people are slowly returning home to enjoy the company of their families. But unfortunately...

HuffPost Comedy's Guide To New Comedy Albums

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.29.2011 | Comedy

Are we living in a golden age of comedy albums? The last few months have seen a relatively large number of stand-up comedy albums released by some ...

SXSW Interview: Doug Benson Takes Your Twitter Questions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Comedian Doug Benson was a familiar face at South By Southwest this year, hosting two editions of his podcast "Doug Loves Movies" as well as two perfo...

South By Southwest: Comedy Invades Austin

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.24.2012 | Comedy

South By Southwest's Comedy programming kicked off Saturday night with two of the most well-known comedy franchises in Los Angeles, transplanted into ...

PHOTOS: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Comedians

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When we think of our favorite comedians, we think of the final result: that funny person we see on television or in movies who never fails to crack us...

Comedians Live Tweet The Oscars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The reviews are in on this year's Oscars ceremony. Well, they were actually coming in all night on Twitter, and from the beginning the verdict was un...

SXSW Comedy Lineup To Feature Maron, Death Ray & More

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

South By Southwest, the Austin arts festival widely known for its Music, Film and Interactive events, has announced its 2011 Comedy lineup. Drawin...

'Tweet the Joke': Can You Find The Punchline?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Twitter is an excellent tool for joke-telling by both would-be comedians and seasoned professionals -- and TweetTheJoke.com is finally bringing them t...