Rape Jokes: Comedians, Please Stop Using My Trauma for Your Material

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Do survivors a solid, would you? Stop pretending that people who get hurt are too sensitive.

Sports Explained: Weightlifting


Snatch It. Clean It. Jerk It. Shiney Sparks Explains.

What’s Your Special Holiday Wish?


6) This post goes viral and gets 257,659 hits.

Comedian John Mulaney Fully Embraces His Weirdness

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Paul F. Thompkins sits down with this young comedian you’re going to start hearing about a lot more.

The Will Ferrell Story That Will Change The Way You Feel About Following Your Passions

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Conflicted about following your passions? So was Will Ferrell. Here’s how Ferrell got the courage to pursue his purpose, and walk away from his dream, if he needed.

Get A Life, Will You People?

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Coupled with Marcus Smart’s run-in with a Texas Tech fan, Liam Day says the backlash new Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans faced from Auburn fans indicates that some of them just need to get lives.

Explore Your Space: On Noticing the Wonders Around You


Extreme athlete Dane Rauschenberg with an essay about the unappreciated art of traveling without traveling.

For Us, By Us: Black Female Writers Are The Missing Piece of SNL’s Woes

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Alex Yarde feels the recent addition of two black female writers at SNL may help return the show to cultural relevancy.

#RESTORETHEBLACK: SNL’S ‘Secret’ Audition and the Effects of Social Media

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Alex Yarde thinks SNL’s new push for a black female cast member is the latest example of social media righting a wrong.

The Blackslide:The Golden Age of Blacks on Television


Alex Yarde thinks resting upon our laurels cost us progress for blacks in television.

Bill Murray on the Last Time He Saw Gilda Radner


Here’s one way to say goodbye.

How Do Men Feel About Melissa McCarthy?


Am I the only man who enjoys Melissa McCarthy?

Wrestlemania 29 Preview


Wrestling expert Jim Jividen previews Wrestlemania 29 and ranks every single Wrestlemania match in the pay-per-view’s long and storied history.

The Meister Piece: Victoria Jackson, SNL Alum and Tea Partier


Susie Meister talks with Saturday Night Live veteran and devoted Tea Partier Victoria Jackson.

60 Reasons to be Proud in 2012

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Coming out in Hollywood in 2012 became a casual affair. Gone were the days of the “I’m Gay” cover photo.

Video: Last Night’s SNL Campaign Spoof

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Newser reports that SNL premiered two new cast members last night in the roles of President Barack Obama and VP candidate Paul Ryan (Jay Pharaoh and Taran Killam, respectively), as well as Jason Sudeikis as Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. What did you think? Who nails it and who misses the mark?