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A comedy festival in 140 characters and 6 seconds: Comedy Central launches #ComedyFest

Apr 22, 2013
Twitter is launching a comedy festival in conjunction with Comedy Central, and it will all be on Twitter and Vine. How funny can you be in 140 characters and six seconds?
Posted In: Twitter, Comedy Central, comedy, Vine

How do you make it as a comedian?

Jan 18, 2013
Chicago is a comedy capital, of sorts. Some of "Saturday Night Live"'s most famous comedians started in Chicago, many at the famed Second City comedy club. Sean Flannery is one comedian 'making it' in America; his show "Never Been To Paris" continues to sell out.
Posted In: comedy, Chicago

The iPad, like my spirit, is completely broken

Nov 29, 2012
For one iPad owner, a void that even Apple's magical gadget could not fill.
Posted In: comedy, humor, iPad

Undecided voters, beware of Hello Kitty!

Nov 5, 2012
A passionate plea not to be tempted by a platform of smiles, hugs and rainbows.
Posted In: comedy, 2012 election

Nick Kroll's two cents on the 99%, 47%, and the Take 5 candy bar

Nov 2, 2012
During this campaign, we’ve been inundated with numbers and percentages from both the media and the candidates alike. 99 percent, 5 trillion, 1 percent ,7 trillion, 47 percent, and it has left Nick Kroll 100 percent confused.
Posted In: comedy, 2012 election

Comedian puts the funny in frugality

Oct 5, 2012
Comedian Juston McKinney grew up poor. Many of his jokes have to do with being a poor kid and how living middle class now hasn't solved all of his problems.
Posted In: poverty, comedy, tough choices, Budgeting

Listen: Economic jokes

Jun 29, 2012
In honor of the club vibe at the Belly Up in Aspen, where we're airing live, listen to a little stand-up comedy.
Posted In: comedy, jokes

Manos the Greek on funny side of economic crisis

Jun 25, 2012
Greece's lenders had planned a visit to the country today, but wouldn't you know it: the brand new finance minister's been fainting and sick to his stomach. If Greece weren't so sad, it'd be funny; maybe it's still funny -- at least one guy thinks so.
Posted In: comedy, Greece, financial crisis

Louis C.K. and the Louis C.K. Window

Dec 12, 2011
Posted In: comedy

Mid-day Extra: The value of the laugh track

Dec 1, 2011
This season's fall TV lineup has seen a re-emergence of the laugh track. But do these sound effects really help ratings?
Posted In: television, comedy, Modern Family

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