comedy

Mindy Kaling Says Gross Is Funny

“Do you remember that episode of 30 Rock where Liz got the cheap Lasik and starts crying out of her mouth? It was so funny and a bit grotesque. I…

Julie Gerstein | October 31, 2012 - 9:30 am

Comedienne Issa Rae’s New Project: “The Michelle Obama Diaries”

The First Lady puts on a polite face in public. But you know behind closed doors, she’s talking some shit about Ann Romney’s horse and Mitt’s orange spray tan. Check…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2012 - 9:00 am

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney … For The Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Whedon is probably best known for creating “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel” and “The Avengers.” He’s also an ardent supporter of the zombie apocalypse, whether it be the fast…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 2:20 pm

This Woman Doesn’t Understand How Deer Crossing Signs Work

Deer crossing signs exists in semi-rural areas to let drivers know to watch out for deer on the road. But Donna, who called in to a radio station in Fargo,…

Julie Gerstein | October 14, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Silly Women Need Soooo Much Help

Oh women, we have so many problems. We can’t keep it together, which is why advertisers helpfully offer us a slew of products to make taking care of ourselves and…

Julie Gerstein | October 9, 2012 - 10:20 am

9 Things Unimpressed Cat Is Deeply Unimpressed With

Unimpressed cat captured our hearts yesterday, and so we figured we’d take a look at all the things that fall under his scornful eyes. Click through the gallery above to…

Julie Gerstein | September 25, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Check Out Glenn Close’s Svelte New Beach Bod!

Just kidding! This is obviously not actually Glenn Close’s body, but merely a strange photo opp that took place during Sunday night’s Emmy Awards. A lot of weird stuff goes…

Julie Gerstein | September 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

A Master Class In Emmy Acceptance Speeches From Parker Posey

JA,N — short for Just Act, Naturally (played by comic genius Parker Posey) — will teach you how to give the Emmy Award acceptance speech to end all acceptance speeches.

Ami Angelowicz | September 19, 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: In Comedy Is “Fat & White” The New “Sassy & Black”?

I was recently contacted through my website by a pregnant black woman who inquired about hiring me to perform standup at her baby shower. She and her husband were diehard…

Erica Watson | August 31, 2012 - 1:00 pm

On “The Mindy Project”‘s Squicky Jokes About Race

It’s not easy to make offensive jokes about ignorance. One person’s ignorant joke can be another person’s joke about ignorance and even if your comedy has the best of intentions,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 9:00 am

Chelsea Handler Addresses Rumors She Slept Her Way To The Top

“I so didn’t, and I so don’t care about you asking about it.”
— That is Chelsea Handler’s response to a journalist for Marie Claire @Work asking her about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2012 - 8:30 am

Does Your Cat Need Spanx?

Nevermind easing off the Fancy Feast. Just get your kitty a pair of cat Spanx! That shouldn’t be hard to put on her at all. Cats just love wearing clothes.

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2012 - 9:20 am

The Soapbox: The Thing That Is Funny About Rape

Wouldn’t it be funny if the boys that photographed themselves assaulting Savannah Dietrich got raped right now? Also, that priest, Monsignor Lynn, who is going to serve three to six…

Jennifer Baumgardner | July 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

How To Laugh About Getting Flashed

I will never for the life of me understand why men whip their dick out in front of strange women. Especially when it is flaccid. What woman in the world…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Comic Eddie Griffin Taunts Lesbian Couple During Stand Up, Gets Drink Thrown At Him

Two weeks have passed since Daniel Tosh joked that it would be funny if five guys raped a woman in his audience and the shit hit the fan. But did…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 4:20 pm

We’re Back On: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Clarifies His “Pretty Girls Are Rarely Funny” Comment

Okay, JGL, we forgive you for “misspeaking” and saying that pretty girls are rarely funny. Now come over here and give me a kiss. [Yahoo] …

Julie Gerstein | July 19, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Louis C.K. Didn’t Defend Daniel Tosh’s Rape Joke After All

Comedian Louis C.K. hit up “The Daily Show” last night and addressed his tweet from last week that seemed to be in support of Daniel Tosh’s rape joke. C.K.

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 11:20 am

Rape Jokes: I Can’t Believe You Clapped For That

Louis C.K. just got 100 percent lamer, in my opinion. I just watched this rape joke reel put together by the feminist org, the Women’s Media Center, to show that…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 4:20 pm

How Most People Feel About Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”

You hate it, but you also can’t help but sing along to it. That pretty much sums up how we’re feeling about Gotye’s “Somebody That You Used To Know,” too.

Julie Gerstein | July 13, 2012 - 2:20 pm

The Divas Are Back! Now, With More Patti LaBelle

All praise to whomever spent the endless hours it took to produce this incredible new episode of “Got 2 B Real,” the diva variety show. You know it took hours…

Julie Gerstein | July 1, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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