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8 Components of the Perfect Dad Brain

Paul Snowden | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Paul Snowden

Building the perfect dad brain requires a blend of smarts, morals and karate skills that can't be found in just one movie dad, which is why we used eight, including Clark Griswold, Atticus Finch and, of course, Indiana Jones.

Could This Be A Griswold Family Reunion On TV?

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

The Griswold family is getting back together ... kind of. ABC is set to make a new comedy starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo, co-stars from the...

P.J. O'Rourke: Boomers 'Improved Everything When We Took Over'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.20.2013 | Fifty

Humorist and best-selling writer P. J. O'Rourke, 66, has a great explanation of the baby boom generation's imprint on the world. "Sure we are basicall...

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

This May Not Seem So Funny Anymore

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana financier and former chief executive of National Lampoon convicted of swindling investors out of about $200 million wa...

The Movie Lover's Guide To A Successful Road Trip

The Moviefone Blog | Chris Chaberski (Subscribe to Chris Chaberski's Posts) | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel

There's something so quintessentially American about driving cross-country during the summertime. The open road, the endless nights, the mountain view...

EXCLUSIVE: Funny Or Die To Launch Book Imprint

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Huffington Post has learned that Funny Or Die, the comedy website founded by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, will soon add a comedy book imprint to t...

On Getting Married and Missing Out on the College Experience

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Because we took the plunge before crossing the stage, we are something of a novelty. Do I miss out by being married? Sometimes.

'Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead'

NPR | By Rick Meyerowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

He's collected the best of the magazine's first decade -- a period he views as the Lampoon's golden age -- in an illustrated book called "Drunk Stoned...

National Lampoon CEO Sentenced For Conspiracy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

PHILADELPHIA — The former CEO of entertainment company National Lampoon Inc. has been sentenced in Philadelphia to nearly four years in prison i...

The World's Creepiest Matt Damon Interview (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Matt Damon sat down with Matt Zaller of the "National Lampoon" recently, which is a mistake celebrities sometimes make. Either he stones his subjects,...

The Early Ferris Bueller: Remembering John Hughes' Years in Advertising

Robert Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Nolan

John never looked down his nose at the Leo Burnett job. He took on every assignment with gusto and an off-kilter sense of humor. He was tireless and prolific -- a committed workaholic.

Interviewer Goes Topless To Make Matthew McConaughey Feel More At Ease (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Matt Zaller, the man behind Paul Rudd and Jason Segel's best interview, sat down with the stars of "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" recently and rightfull...

Paul Rudd And Jason Segel Make Bad Puns And Fart Sounds For Four Minutes And It's Hilarious (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

National Lampoon's Matt Zaller sat down with the stars of "I Love You Man," ostensibly to talk about the movie, but it never quite got that far. Afte...

2008's Biggest Coincidence: Kevin Costner and Me

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Young

Now I am not saying Costner or the film's writers or producers stole my concept...But it sure looks like Kevin and I coincidentally came up with something.

2008's Biggest Winner: Satire

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

(Reprinted from my article in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer Oped Pages 10/26/08) Dana Carvey as George H.W. Bush: "Let me sum up. On track, stay th...

Palin and Fey: Two Sides of the Same Joke

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

Whatever it might have been a thousand years ago, SNL is currently part of the propaganda process, not making public figures uncomfortable, but making its audience comfortable with public figures.