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Homeless Lives: Unforgettable Personal Stories

Susan Orlins | Posted 03.27.2014 | DC
Susan Orlins

One homeless man tells about his more than ten years in a state penitentiary before a judge reversed his sentence and set him free. There are lighter moments too, like proving at six years old that Santa isn't real.

Maybe I Need an Announcer

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Surveying the reconfigured talk show landscape, I became annoyed that everybody gets to do a monologue but me. After all, I have hilarious thoughts as...

Gilbert Gottfried Does Walter White's "Breaking Bad" Monologue (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

After the Samuel L. Jackson version of Walter White's famous "Breaking Bad" monologue went viral last week, comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried took a g...

Betsy Franco Directs Ensemble of Teen Monologues Inspired by 'In the Time of the Butterflies'

Nicole Hammersla | Posted 06.09.2012 | San Francisco
Nicole Hammersla

Written and performed by the students of Henry M. Gunn High School, Faceoff seeks to explore the intersection of tyranny and resistance. I caught up with Betsy Franco, who coached Gunn's teen writers and actors through the process.

Ethan Lipton Has 'No Place To Go'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

In Ethan Lipton's new "musical ode to the unemployed," we find a man down on his luck as he faces the reality of his company moving to a place very f...

WATCH: Leno Tells Casey Anthony Joke, Hears Crickets

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.05.2011 | Comedy

With every late night talk show on hiatus this week except "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno was first at bat to attempt a post-verdict Casey Anthony joke ...

Opening to a Late Night Show Aired in the Middle Ages

Doug Lieblich | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Doug Lieblich

Spies from France have reported that Louis VI has refused a marriage arrangement with Eleanor of Aquitaine. Apparently, Louis canceled the nuptials, stating that he already had swine on his manor.

Manologues: What Do You Say to Yourself When No One Is Around?

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Men are often portrayed as lacking self-awareness, but the men I know have ongoing discussions with themselves about faith, goodness, fear and what they should really be doing with their lives.

WATCH: Danny Pudi Of 'Community' Drops Some Shakespeare

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

New York-based sketch group BriTANick have made a name for themselves over the last few years with their consistently strong web videos. The "Bri...

10 Best Topical Jokes of the Week

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Meghan McCain, the 26 year-old daughter of John McCain, said on This Week Sunday that Christine O'Donnell is a "nut job" who is "making a mockery" ...

Getting Things Off Their Chest (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

As one experiences a series of solo performers delivering monologues, it becomes fairly easy to see which actors are secure in their material, which honestly love to work with an audience, and which are still developing their "sea legs."

Why Internet Content Needs the World Wide Web to Be Open

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

There needs to be regulations and a clear distinction between Internet content and Internet access. Content is the commodity which Net Neutrality is defending; not the pay wall.

Conan Trashes NBC Execs In Monologue (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien used his monologue to trash NBC executives Friday night. Joking to the audience that he'd be "halfway to Rio in a stolen NBC traffic he...

... Not Stand High, But Alone!

Margarita Alarcon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Margarita Alarcon

Unfortunately common sense is the least common of the senses.