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12 Careers to Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Dan Miles | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

There are many factors to consider when choosing a potential career; pay, prospects the elusive work/life balance. However too few people consider whether their chosen profession would in fact help them survive a zombie apocalypse.

The Secret Lives of LinkedIn Users

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

I have over 1,250 LinkedIn connections. Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user. Still, I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing on LinkedIn. In search of answers, I surveyed hundreds of fellow users.

Handy Hospitality Translator: Bartender to Customer

Dan Miles | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Bartender - Voice of reason in a sea of Jägermeister. From the word Bartenderus, Latin for Underpaid Badass Head Bartender - Guy that does the man...

A Writer's Guide to Being a Writer 6: The Influencer - The Loudest Voice in the Room

Dan Miles | Posted 10.27.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

I like to think everyone has a superpower; a special gift that they're born with; like my friend Chris for instance who can get an entire Satsuma under his foreskin.

A Writer's Guide - Part 5: Why "I'm Just Being Realistic" are the Worst Words in The English Language

Dan Miles | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's been ten weeks since my novel Filthy Still was released and nine since it went bestseller and I am no closer to figuring out how I managed it than I was eight weeks ago.

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer - Part 4 - Welcome to the Fourth Estate

Dan Miles | Posted 12.12.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

Kay, my acid-toned and perpetually vexed marketing guru, claimed this week that her daughter Lily was better at book marketing than I am. Which was a bold claim, considering Lily is two weeks old.

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer Part 3: Using Social Media, or I'll Like You If You Like Me

Dan Miles | Posted 12.01.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

The problem is we've reached 'Like' saturation. Every time we access social media we're asked to comment, follow, respond, reply, and share. To like is to associate, to comment is to involve ourselves, to share is to take ownership.

Why Do Men Think About Sex All the Time?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do Fortune Cookies Have Messages?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Hotel Graffiti: Hidden, Hilarious Messages Left in Hotels Around the World

Lanee Lee | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Lanee Lee

Since 2006, David Bussell has been inscribing messages in hotel rooms throughout the world - from Eastland, Texas to Edinburgh, Scotland.

My Brand New Life: Feathered Zygote, I

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Was watchin' Lassie the other day on one of those channels that try to sell you catheters. Timmy was angry at his friend Scott for not caring that on...

My Brand New Life

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

The glory of new life is, you can wait, there'll be another day. Approach things calmly and savor them, yeah, that's the stuff. In the meantime, I could honor my presence on Planet Here with sleep. After all, the dead don't sleep, they rest. It's different.

An Amazing Week

Ricky Gervais | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Ricky Gervais

Finished principal photography on Derek. Quite simply the best shoot I've ever been a part of.

The Short Venue For The Tall Comic

Naomi Hefter | Posted 10.31.2012 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

Like a month into your first year at University, just one week in to the festival I was overly tired, bloated, and erratically emotional and my new white converse were ruined from cheap drink spillage and muddy rain.

The Benefits of 15-Hour Naps

Jake Martin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Home
Jake Martin

The only thing I can picture in my head when I think of "edgy Jesuit" is a priest in cassock wearing high top sneakers shooting hoops with the kids and reciting lyrics from Will Smith songs.

Olympic Sports That Ought to Be

Tony Phillips | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

I've long believed that if the Olympics ever return to America's shores we should include horseshoes, monster truck racing and the 100-meter mosey and what's good for the colonist is good for the colonizer. So where are the English sports?

Fame Used To Be Mixed With Respect

Ricky Gervais | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Fame" used to be fused with "respect" in some ways. That's what distinguished it from infamy. But not anymore.

PUBLIC Presents: Fooling Around In PUBLIC With Jack Whitehall Review

Neil Simpson | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Neil Simpson

Jack Whitehall, of course, went down a treat. His mum (who was sitting in the corner) seemed to enjoy her son's scripted sequences and flailing around on stage immensely. Whitehall is a fantastically energetic comedian, able to use every ounce of energy in his spindly figure to squeeze laughs from the audience.

Review - Richard Herring: What Is Love Anyway?

Jack Pelling | Posted 01.21.2012 | UK Comedy
Jack Pelling

One DVD you probably won't see by the fags in Tesco Express however, is Richard Herring's Christ on a Bike - The Second Coming, his excellent show about his relationship with Christianity.

Q: Are Men Funnier Than Women? A: Shut Up

Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

That loud banging noise you hear every time someone asks "which gender is funnier" is the collective sound of actual, real-life funny women slamming their heads against whatever hard object they can find.

Lucas Kavner

The Biggest Comedian You've Never Heard Of

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The self-described "part troll" and musical comedian Bill Bailey has sold out arenas, graced the airwaves of basically every major television show in ...

The Biggest Comedy You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

"The Inbetweeners," a film based on the British sitcom of the same name, earned the highest opening box office of any UK comedy in history this past w...