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  1. Funny People Have More Friends in Tough TimesAnd other ways humor helps us cope. 
  2. Psychologists Nerdily Insist to The Onion They Can Take a JokeWe “get” humor, they say, humorlessly.
  3. the most important women in the world
    Here’s What 12 Amazing Women Would Look Like on the $20 BillWe mocked up a few ideas, from the historical to the semi-historical.
  4. Explaining the Funny, Then Not Funny, Then Funny Again Joke Even if you don’t entirely want to reward the tedious gag with a laugh, you probably do.
  5. You Totally Laugh at Your Own Jokes, and More Facts About LaughterThe science of the giggles.
  6. unlikely cameos
    Watch Dan Stevens Smoke Weed and Cross-Dress in Rachel ComeyFor the high-larious marijuana-themed web series High Maintenance.
  7. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Jimmy Fallon’s Slightly Refined HumorOur “Idiot Boyfriend” has matured so well.
  8. funny girls
    Video: The Stars of 2012’s Editorials Prepare for the Fashion ApocalypseA comedian creates conversations between models, celebrities, and editorials before the Mayan Apocalypse hits.
  9. last laughs
    Watch Our Roundup of the Best Political Jokes of the 2012 ElectionFew things create more material than an eighteen-month election cycle.
  10. ink-stained wretches
    The New Yorker Is Working on Its Blog HumorComedian Andy Borowitz is now onboard.
  11. Correcting Old Jokes for Accuracy“A horse walks into a bar. The bartender says, ‘Hey, why the long face?’ So the horse says, ‘Because I am an alcoholic, and my body has been […]
  12. Humor
    Restaurant Violations, the Old-fashioned WayGrade this.
  13. How to Become a Twitter Superstar“Dance like the photo’s never going to be tagged; Love like you’ve never been defriended; Tweet like no one’s following.” -Henry David […]
  14. Your Comedy Is So Much Cooler Than MineIt feels like your comedy is so much cooler than mine. You’ve never done an open mic before. Instead you did Fez. You did Luna Lounge. You […]
  15. It May Be Time to Rethink Modeling Our Condo Association After the Yakuza, […]Dear fellow residents of 1928 Wolcott Avenue, As president of the 1928 Wolcott Condo Association, I feel it is my responsibility to address a […]
  16. Minutes From the Ridgeside, Pennsylvania Town Hall Meeting, by Michael […]1. CALL TO ORDER / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG. Mayor Griffiths arrived late due to traffic caused by the monstrous crater in the middle […]
  17. Are You a Secret Hero?, by Michael KuppermanAre you the heroic type? You might just need the right opportunity to prove yourself. Or maybe you’d make the perfect victim. Take this quiz to […]
  18. Reach for the Shiny Pink Stars: Commencement Speech To the Hollowbrook […]Good afternoon fellow patients, esteemed counselors, Nancy from the front desk. First of all, I would like to say “thank you.” It is an […]
  19. video
    Watch Mika Brzezinski’s Giggle Attack on Morning JoeWhat’s so funny?
  20. pranks for the memories
    Watch Kathie Lee Swear She’s Off the Sauce and Other April Fools’ Gags of Morning TVDon’t scare us like that again!
  21. Found On The Windshield Of Missy Kambree’s 1993 Chrysler LeBaron…, by Ted […]ZADES EXTREME CRIME BLOTTER! 09/10 – Intersection of Grand and Bonnaview, 12:17 AM Four youths attacked Zades with sticks while he was […]
  22. Megan Amram’s Stain Removal Advice Is Not at All PracticalYou probably won’t get any useful advice out of Megan Amram’s stain removal article in this month’s Vice, but that’s OK. There’s more to life […]
  23. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Betty White and Letterman Chug Some VodkaPlus, Stephen Colbert offers up an even lazier alternative to the Forever Lazy, on our regular late-night roundup.
  24. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Paul Giamatti Was Really Disappointed by New York’s Blizzard SequelPlus, Olivia Munn’s life reads like an episode of ‘Maury’ to David Letterman, on our regular late-night roundup.
  25. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Jon Stewart Praises the Verizon iPhone, Trashes AT&TStephen Colbert revealed that he has a major Bieber bias now that he gets to vote for Grammy winners, on our regular late-night roundup.
  26. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Winona Ryder Doesn’t Google Out of Fear of Joining Al QaedaPlus, Donald Glover revealed his dong-loving original Twitter handle, on our regular late-night roundup.
  27. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Amy Sedaris’s Magic Cookies Will Make a Liar Out of YouPlus, Chelsea Handler could care less about Taylor Momsen’s thoughts on the topic of masturbation, on our regular late-night roundup.
  28. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: ‘Clever’ Jon Stewart Still Slagging Jay Leno About ConanPlus, Seth Green gives Conan a semi-X-rated toy to go with his personal action figure, on our regular late-night roundup.
  29. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Conan O’Brien Jokes About Anderson Cooper’s New Show and Huge EgoPlus, Ricky Gervais tells Letterman about his mother’s hilarious funeral, on our regular late-night roundup.
  30. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Sarah Silverman’s Advice For Users of Feminine DeodorantPlus, Chelsea Handler wonders why Oprah wouldn’t want to be a lesbian, on our regular late-night roundup.
  31. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Carrie Fisher Gifts Craig Ferguson a Kangaroo-Scrotum Key ChainPlus, Helen Mirren puts Jay Leno in a lip lock, on our regular late-night roundup.
  32. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Conan’s Audience Boos Justin Bieber’s AMA WinO’Brien: “What is wrong with you people?!”
  33. A Form Letter To Your Friends Regarding Their New TV ShowsDear [Friend Name], Hey, [Buddy/Dude/You]. I know we haven’t seen much of each other since you began working on [Show Name], and [Bar Show […]
  34. health carnage
    Anthony Weiner: ‘I Follow Twitter for the Tea Party and Just Show Up to Fuck With Them’“No, I don’t do that. I just sit at my desk and they send me talcum powder every couple of weeks.”
  35. it’s funny because it’s true
    College Humor Imagines What Life Would Be Like ‘In an Apatow World’This song from College Humor is right to point out that, in Judd Apatow’s world, stoners are the new studs.
  36. early and awesome
    At Last, the Candidates Find Their Senses of HumorOn ‘Letterman’ and at last night’s Alfred E. Smith dinner, the candidates get some laughs — and not the nasty, ‘I hate you’ type of laughs they earned during the debates.
  37. early and often
    Jon Stewart: It’s Not McCain and Obama’s Lack of Humor, It’s the Media’sWho cares if the candidates can’t tell what is funny and what is not. That’s our job!
  38. ink-stained wretches
    Maureen Dowd Defends Funny Political JournalismShe also defends using humor in political commentary. To which we say, wait, everybody else is trying to be serious?