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The Worst (And Best) Advent Calendars

Advent calendars emerged in the mid-1800s to help young Christians count down the days until the Feast of the Nativity. The four-week Advent holiday is meant to inspire solemn reflection and meditation ahead of the birth of Christ. Early...Show More Summary

'SNL' Spoofs Obama Immigration With 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Cold Open

"Saturday Night Live" transported everyone back to their childhoods last night when it took on the classic educational program "Schoolhouse Rock!" for its cold open. The show spoofed the favorite "I'm Just A Bill" segment (because who doesn't love that song?) to comment on President Obama's immigration reform. Show More Summary

Cameron Diaz Answers Weird Questions In 'SNL' Monologue

Cameron Diaz hosted this weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live" in promotion for the upcoming remake of "Annie." Diaz kicked off the show with a sub-three-minute monologue that felt like it had been cooked up an hour before she hit the stage. Show More Summary

Activist Comics: Constitutional Amendment

The Supreme Court doesn't seem to care about much besides the very richest when it comes to campaign finance law. In the 2010 decision Citizens United vs. FEC, the court ruled that no amount of money can corrupt a politician, hence there...Show More Summary

'Ouija' Parody Is So Perfect It's Scary

He didn't do it for the Vine. Social media star Nash Grier totally killed it in his recent parody of the horror flick "Ouija." Like the movie, the video focuses on a group friends holding a seance for their dead friend Debbie. In this...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Surprisingly Reveals A Plan To Save Christmas

From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Buddy the Elf, Christmas has had a lot of unlikely heroes over the years, but this may be the most shocking of all. On the last "Real Time with Bill Maher" episode of 2014, the host dedicated some time to outline his three-point plan for saving Christmas. Show More Summary

Bill Cosby Says He Won't Answer To 'Innuendos'

Before Bill Cosby took the stage at a sold-out theater in Melbourne, Florida on Friday night, he broke his silence on the recent sexual assault allegations. While speaking with Florida Today, the 77-year-old comedian addressed the claims and revealed his reason for silence. Show More Summary

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

With the list of women coming forward with rape allegations against Bill Cosby growing and Uber threatening to investigate the private lives of female journalists, we'd say this was a pretty heavy week for women on Twitter. But levity found its way in to a few moments amid the chaos. Show More Summary

The Ultimate 'Friends' Guide To Friendsgiving

No one told you Thanksgiving was gonna be this way. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is that special day of the year when your family members gather around the table to argue, tolerate your drunk uncle's commentary and eat themselves into food-comas, followed by dessert. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Calls Jon Stewart A 'Liberal Lion,' Praises 'Rosewater' And Gives Him A Kiss

On his umpteenth stop of his press tour for "Rosewater," Jon Stewart, the person, sat down with Stephen Colbert, the character, for an endearing meeting of the old friends/nemeses. In part one of the Thursday night interview, Colbert...Show More Summary

7 Other Taj Mahals That Look Extremely Similar To The Original

From a fake Statue of Liberty to takes on Venice and the Eiffel Tower, it seems pretty clear that when you build a beautiful landmark, there’s sure to be copycats. Unsurprisingly, the same goes for the Taj Mahal. The real Taj Mahal was built between 1631 and 1648 at the order of Shah Jahan. Show More Summary

Undefeated Heavyweight Boxer Deontay Wilder Fights A Fan (But It's Not What You Think)

Heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder posted a challenge on his recently-launched official Facebook fan page last month. “Get my Facebook page up to 5,000 likes,” he said, “and I'll post a video of me fighting one of my fans.” It was an intriguing promise, and within weeks, Wilder’s goal was reached. Mission accomplished!! I hit 5k on Facebook. Show More Summary

Your Favorite Part Of Fallon Is Getting Its Own TV Show

FalPals, rejoice! One of the most popular segments on "The Tonight Show" is about to become a series. On Thursday, Stephen Merchant and Jimmy Fallon announced that "Lip Sync Battle" is coming to Spike TV, and, like the wildly successful...Show More Summary

9 Things Moms Are NOT Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an amazing holiday with amazing food and a chance to make amazing memories with our amazing families... in theory. While a lot of fantastic things DO happen, and we are reminded of the blessings in our lives, there are things that Moms do NOT look forward to dealing with when Turkey Day rolls around each year. Show More Summary

Your Cat May Be Trying To Kill You. Here Are 8 Ways.

So, we know cats are cute. We also know they can throw some serious shade. But they may also be plotting to end your life. And these two felines -- black cat Shorty and black and white Kodi -- are here to demonstrate eight ways this is a real thing. "My friends, the kittens are rising, the apawcalypse is coming," writes uploader Sho Ko. Show More Summary

This Guy Drummed Up The Perfect Proposal For His Drum Major Girlfriend

This marching band marriage proposal hits all the right notes. In a video posted to YouTube on Sunday, Jacksonville State University's drum major Kara Mullinax got a big surprise when her boyfriend and former band member Nic BurgessShow More Summary

Chicken Soup for the Singing Telegrammer's Soul

It was October of 2012. I had just released my book, I Came, I Saw, I Sang: Memoirs of a Singing Telegram Delivery Girl. While I should have been happy, I wasn't. Instead I was stressed because as a first time author, there was much work to be done. Show More Summary

So Wait, Why Aren't There More Women Writers In Late Night Again?

The 2014 New York Comedy Festival had a lot of incredible shows featuring women. A panel discussion called “Women Aren’t Funny” brought together hilarious stand-ups, the (female) executive producer of “Louie” and “Orange Is the New Black”...Show More Summary

Activist Comics: Public Financing

Elections are in the public interest, designating the propriety of public works, impacting every single member of the public--so therefore we must have public financing for campaigns. When the candidate with the most money wins overShow More Summary

Hipster Pilgrims Move Into Their New Neighborhood In The Story Of 'Gentrifigiving'

A group of people move into unfamiliar territory, take over with no understanding of the existing culture and drive the native locals away. Hmm, where have we heard this before? Color TV Comedy puts a new spin on the Thanksgiving holiday by telling it from the perspective of clueless hipster pilgrims. Show More Summary

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