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ReThink Review: When Comedy Went to School - Comedy History in the Catskills

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Jonathan Kim

Comedy icons like Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, and even Woody Allen were able to work and hone material during weeklong stands in front of packed, tough crowds, creating the style and rhythm of what we now consider modern stand up comedy.

When Comedy Went to School: The Catskills Were a Boot Camp for the Greatest Generation of Comedians

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The Borscht Belt, the Jewish Alps, the Sour Cream Sierras... From the 1940s to the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York (primarily Sullivan and Ulster Counties) were the place to be for the growing Jewish community in the Northeast.

HuffPost Review: American: The Bill Hicks Story

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There have been any number of comics who have aspired to the mantle held by comic Lenny Bruce and his obvious heir, Richard Pryor. Their successors ra...

Brad Garrett: Gambling on His Own Club in Las Vegas

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Garrett's view of the world is firmly rooted in his own experience and his ardent belief in the generally DNA-dictated, preordained roles of men and women. And that is what his comedy is about.

Robert Klein On Spitzer: I Could've Gotten Him 12 Girls For What He Paid (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Robert Klein is returning for his ninth one-man show on HBO in two weeks. Robert Klein: Unfair & Unbalanced debuts Saturday June 12 at 10-11PM ET/PT a...

CFTC Gets Derivatives Advice From Industry Insiders

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Keith Epstein And Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like many federal agencies contemplating reform these days, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission is hearing a lot from the industry it regulates...