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WATCH: Jon Stewart Slays Louie Gohmert's 'Plumbing Lesson' Remark
January 17 2014 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Plumbing Lesson' for Texas Rep.

Jami Smith

Jon Stewart took Rep. Louie Gohmert to school over his remark about federal judges needing 'plumbing lessons' following pro-equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma.

WATCH: Billie Jean King Comes Out Swinging on <em>Colbert Report</em>
January 16 2014 7:00 AM ET

WATCH: Billie Jean King Comes Out Swinging on Colbert

Jami Smith

Billie Jean King tells Stephen Colbert that she's not afraid to face Vladimir Putin in the interrogation room.

Op-ed: Why I Understand Hate Crimes
January 15 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I Understand Hate Crimes

Mike Gillerman

Hate crimes have been on the rise in New York City. Comedian Mike Gillerman has a theory.

Best Tweets: Chris Christie and Liz Cheney Compete for 'Biggest Bridge Burner'
January 10 2014 2:02 PM ET

Best Tweets: Chris Christie and Liz Cheney Compete for 'Biggest Bridge Burner'

Jami Smith

This week was a virtual Polar Vortex of cringeworthy moments for celebrities and political figures. Here are the best Twitter jokes about them.

January 09 2014 12:25 PM ET

WATCH: What To Expect When You Tell Someone You're Gay?

Warning: "The first step of coming out is becoming comfortable with who your lame friends really are."

5 Things Gays Did to Cause the Polar Vortex
January 08 2014 10:51 AM ET

5 Things Gays Did to Cause the Polar Vortex

Jami Smith

We're way ahead of you, Pat Robertson.

January 07 2014 5:46 PM ET

Guide to Modern Gay Vernacular

Comedian Eliot Glazer cooks up a guide to the modern gay vernacular for those who don't study the art of fierce talk.

Op-ed: To The Louisiana I Know
January 07 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: To The Louisiana I Know

Kristen Becker

Comedian Kristen Becker describes why Louisiana will always be her home and why she can no longer live there.

WATCH: Are You a Madonna Expert? Test Your Skills
January 06 2014 7:29 PM ET

WATCH: Are You a Madonna Expert? Test Your Skills

Jami Smith

One comedian's knowledge of Madonna trivia wins him the title of "Expert" and a whopping $2. Can you compete with Louis Virtel?

WATCH: <em>Downton Abbey's</em> Lady Mary Gets Tough
January 06 2014 9:59 AM ET

WATCH: Downton Abbey's Lady Mary Gets Tough

Jami Smith

Move over Mariska Hargitay. Funny or Die re imagines Lady Mary as a tough Chicago cop.

What Would Brian Boitano Do in Russia?
January 03 2014 1:35 PM ET

What Would Brian Boitano Do in Russia?

Jami Smith

The Internet is missing an opportunity for a "What Would Brian Boitano Do?" sequel.

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