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Comedian Jen Kober Is Fearless
August 21 2012 5:00 AM ET

Comedian Jen Kober Is Fearless

Michelle Garcia

Lesbian comic Jen Kober talks about touring 4,000 miles in a Fiat, warding off rowdy hecklers, and her Justin Bieber-inspired haircut.

The Onion Covers Walk to Cure Gayness in Georgia
August 20 2012 5:24 PM ET

The Onion Covers Marrieta, Ga.'s (Fake) Walk to Cure Gayness

Neal Broverman

The satirical Onion newspaper skewered evangelical groups working to "convert" gays, by filming a

WATCH Where The Bears Are Episode 6
August 20 2012 1:38 PM ET

WATCH: Where The Bears Are Episode 6

Jeremy Kinser

In "Bears of Interest" the guys work hard to clear their names before they’re arrested.

August 18 2012 6:44 PM ET

Ten Easy Steps to Being Gay

WATCH Ricky Martin Spoofs His Past Work
August 17 2012 11:04 AM ET

WATCH: Ricky Martin Spoofs His Past Work

Jeremy Kinser

Ricky Martin pokes fun at his past work in soap operas, even donning surgical scrubs and a shaggy wig while quoting lyrics from his hit songs.

The Daily Show Tries to Help Democrats Find the Perfect Political Prop
August 16 2012 12:02 PM ET

WATCH: The Daily Show's Quest to Find the Perfect Political Prop

Lucas Grindley

The Daily Show gave itself the job of casting the Democratic National Convention with the specific roles dreamed up by its organizers — including a heroic gay soldier.

WATCH Where The Bears Are Episode 5
August 16 2012 11:49 AM ET

WATCH: Where The Bears Are Episode 5

Jeremy Kinser

In "Bear on a Couch," Wood seeks out his high school prom date who is now L.A. County Coroner Susie Collins to find out how J Cub died and is startled to learn that Susie is still harboring feelings for him.

Comedians Offer Unparallelled Explanations for the Paul Ryan Pick
August 14 2012 2:17 PM ET

Why Paul Ryan? Comedians Have a Few Theories

Jami Smith

Rachel Maddow says Democrats are drinking margaritas to celebrate, but Republicans seem just as happy.

WATCH Where The Bears Are Episode 4
August 14 2012 11:28 AM ET

WATCH: Where The Bears Are Episode 4

Jeremy Kinser

The bears receive word that J Cub's death has been ruled a homicide, while Hot Toddy shows up and asks Nelson out on a real date.

WATCH Meryl Streep Meets Superfan Billy Eichner
August 10 2012 3:19 PM ET

WATCH: Meryl Streep Meets Superfan Billy Eichner

Jeremy Kinser

Comic Billy Eichner can't contain his excitement when Bravo's Andy Cohen introduces him to his idol Meryl Streep.

WATCH Where The Bears Are Episode 3
August 09 2012 12:12 PM ET

WATCH: Where The Bears Are Episode 3

Jeremy Kinser

A sexy detective questions the bears about the body in their bathtub, who realize they will be suspects if J Cub’s death is ruled a homicide.

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