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Record Biz Photo Ops, 1970s-Style

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the 1970s, when I toiled for the weekly music trade magazine Record World, there existed something called the "record industry." Scores of enti...

13 People Who Took Their Sense Of Humor To The Grave ... And Beyond

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.07.2014 | Comedy

It's great to have a sense of humor about life, but what might be even better is taking your sense of humor with you into the great beyond. And for th...

Jennifer Weiner Is a Genius at Self-Promotion

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Lev Raphael

How many authors of commercial fiction do you know who get huge, glowing profiles in the New Yorker? Well, Jennifer Weiner just did, as she continues to ride her successful hobbyhorse about not getting respect.

No Respect

Paul Stoller | Posted 02.16.2014 | College
Paul Stoller

The late Rodney Dangerfield was one of our greatest standup comics. His classic line, of course, was: "That's the story of my life, don't get no respe...

The Evil Transgender Scheme to Bring the Plot of Ladybugs to Life

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 12.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

Go ahead, interview a trans person or two before you publish that story telling us how awful we are. I'm available. I'm happy to have a discussion, make a statement, clear the air.

October 29 Is National Cat Day: Show Some Respect

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Liane Kupferberg Carter

Cats are low-maintenance pets. They smell better than dogs. Cats will never eat your baby. They'll never hump your leg. They don't need to be walked, and they bury their poop.

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.

Republicans Reject Union Workers But Respect Union Refs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans' reaction to last week's Monday Night Football debacle was record-breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.

Alan Spencer's Bullet In The Face on IFC Is TV at Its Most Inventive

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Bullet In The Face stars Eddie Izzard and Eric Roberts as two hilariously vicious rival business owners/crime lords happy to annihilate anyone in their way. And who stands in their way? Everyone.

40 Is Not the New Anything

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Susan Deily-Swearingen

I want my age to be my age. I've never been here before and I want to see what it's all about.

Rise In Hockey Violence Draws Attack From Unexpected Group

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

Ever hear the Rodney Dangerfield joke about how he went to a fight and a hockey game broke out? Sponsors of the NHL aren't laughing at the violence...

5 Greatest Golf Movies Of All Time

Posted 04.05.2012 | Entertainment

The Masters is here and golf is on the brain. As Tiger Woods and more golf legends take the course at Augusta National, HuffPost Entertainment decided...

Why Is Weird Al Hosting This Art Exhibition?

Posted 03.08.2012 | Arts

Normally art is only really funny when it's really bad. That is why we are especially excited to see the return of the exhibition "Is This Thing On?" ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.14.2011 | New York
Len Berman

New Yorkers love to think that basketball is the "city game," their city for sure. Well if you're scoring at home, going back only 17 years, Texas has won seven NBA championships, New York zero.

Remembering Rodney

Posted 06.29.2011 | Women

I write about Rodney Dangerfield in my new book, "Growing Up Laughing." Rodney was the absolute best at the funny one-liner - and here's ...

A Dear John Letter About the Wilshire Subway to the Westside

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Public transportation in this gridlocked city is now not just a convenience. It is a necessity like water and power.

Frank Rich: Obama Is The Rodney Dangerfield Of 2010

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, the Rodney Dangerfield of 2010, gets no respect for averting another Great Depression, for saving 3.3 million jobs with stimulus spen...

Happy Labor Day

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Poor Labor Day. Gets no respect. It's the Rodney Dangerfield of celebrations. The runt of the holiday litter.

Mitsubishi Motors: Just Who Are They, Anyway?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While Mitsubishi's vehicles may not get as much respect as those from other Asian-based manufacturers, their products are solid and dependable and often more fun than the competition.

A Teaching Role Model on Teacher Appreciation Week

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week. One that I was glad to have was Dan Tieman. 34 years later, I still remember his teaching. It made an impact on my life.

All The Best 'Caddyshack' Quotes In One Video: Pick Your Favorite!

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw & Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Ahoy, polloi! How 'bout a Fresca? With each year that passes since Caddyshack first hit theaters (the 30th anniversary of its release is this July ...

ReelzChannel: Family Be Damned - Top 10 Cursed Movie Characters

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The curse that trips its way through the branches of a family tree is a great means to get to an audience's gut. We are, after all, consigned to what we're handed by our forebears.

Happy Labor Day: an Oxymoron

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

There are no fireworks to watch or ugly birds to cook or chocolate covered bunnies to steal marshmallows from. Just one Monday off for all those ordinary guys and gals trying to make ends meet.

Pharmaceutical Drug Pushers Lead to National Overdose

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

I only hope that some woman is lucky enough to be with a man who becomes afflicted with one side effect Viagra claims, a condition known as priapism, ...

Lucky Hightails From 5th Avenue To Barneys New York!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Lucky and I celebrated an intimate gathering at philanthropist Valerie Diker's apartment on 5th Avenue to discuss the plans for Best Friends Animal Sa...