What made Jon Stewart, and moreover The Daily Show, trustworthy and compelling to young adults?
GMP Humor Editor Omar Shaukat interviews comedian Erik Griffin on the inspiration and intentions of his stand-up comedy.
Whether we’re talking about school bullies, Daniel Tosh, or the radio personalities who humiliated a nurse into suicide, the worst thing we can do is lose our own sense of empathy.
Curtis Luciani and Cooper Fleishman imagine how rape jokes would be different were the gender roles in comedy reversed.
Author and ad guy Mark St. Amant explains why writer/director/producer Jason Woliner is one of Hollywood’s good guys, and talks to Jason about chillaxing, bro-be-ques, and selling poison to children.
As the Comedy Central roast reaches a new low with Charlie Sheen, Alan Siegel wonders how something so un-funny has stuck around for so long.
The only checklist needed for sex is consent and protection.
Bad photographs are a corrupting influence upon the imagination. They tell us lies about the world—pernicious, photoshopped lies—which make the real world, the only one we ever really have, seem bland and boring by comparison.
Aydan Dunnigan-Vickruck on how dance inspires us, and reveals a deeper universal consciousness.
“So I say to you tonight, friends: The best defense against bullshit is vigilance. So, if you smell something, say something.”–Jon Stewart, in his last episode of the Daily Show
As the last traces of moisture are sucked from the soil by the ferocious summer temperatures. The grasses and wild flowers take on striking geometric forms.
The Atlantic checks out Aspen Ideas Festival’s ideas on law enforcement.
On my worst days? I can’t leave my apartment. I ugly cry like there’s no tomorrow. And there’s a crushing weight on my chest, making it difficult to breathe, let alone function like the adult I’m supposed to be.
One month ago, my dad left our physical world to be with us from the other side. He was a good man and the best dad I could have hoped for.
Rejection may not be a lot of fun, but it can offer a huge payoff if you know how to handle it.
It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.
I am not broken. I’m not trying to be fully fixed either, but I am continuing the search, asking the questions, following the feel that goes deep inside to places I would rather not look.
Mental illness. Physical illness. Why do we react to and treat them so differently? And what harm does that do?
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.