The results ranged from the more obvious (and serious) to smaller pet peeves. A few were older adults bemoaning their youthful mistakes — flossing got brought up more than once –- but all of them have a little takeaway that’s worth paying a bit attention to.
Comedian Josh Blue won “Last Comic Standing” in 2006, and is a former member of the U.S. Paralympic soccer team (he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age one). We spoke to Blue about how he got into comedy, and what advice he has for young people on the come up. More
My friend drives drunk. A lot. And not just “one drink too many” drunk, more like “in obviously rough shape” drunk. It not only makes me scared for her, it makes me angry: She could hurt herself or someone else, and there’s really no excuse in the era of Uber. I’ve tried talking to her about it, but she brushes it off or claims she won’t do it again, but then does, anyway. I’ve been tempted to call the cops on her just to get her to stop doing this. How do I convince her it’s not worth it before something terrible happens? More
Jon Stewart isn’t quite done riffing on the news. Nor is he done making good news of his own.
For the past three years, Jon Stewart has been using The Daily Show to train veterans for backstage jobs. With his tenure at the show ending, Stewart is now encouraging his fellow entertainers to carry the torch.
Taxi driver Victor Perez Cardona didn’t want the traditional coffin for his wake. Instead, he wanted to be in his cab.
I described a muffin to my friend the other day.
“It’s rich and moist,” I said, not thinking much of my explanation.
My friend nearly gagged.
“How dare you say ‘moist’,” she said.
When White House correspondent Laura Moser brought her family to meet President Barack Obama at a Passover dinner, what was the worst that could happen?
This is Felix, a 12-year-old boy from Uganda.