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Poll: Who Would You Have Picked to Fill Letterman's Spot?
April 10 2014 12:34 PM ET

Poll: Who Would You Have Picked to Fill Letterman's Spot?

Jami Smith

Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman. Who would you have picked? Take our poll.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert on The Loss of Mozilla's Brendan Eich
April 10 2014 12:27 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert on The Loss of Mozilla's Brendan Eich

Lucas Grindley

Stephen Colbert is amazed as Andrew Sullivan turns his audience "reasonable."

#TBT: Suspiciously Gay Ads
April 10 2014 6:00 AM ET

#TBT: Suspiciously Gay Ads

Christopher Harrity

"I dreamt I was riding your log with your pipe in my mouth," and other Freudian misinterpretations of advertising from the last century.

WATCH: 'Gay of Thrones' Season 2 Premiere
April 08 2014 1:45 PM ET

WATCH: Gay of Thrones Season 2 Premiere

Jami Smith

Even if you missed the season premiere of Game of Thrones, you can still watch this recap. Jonathan's hilarious summary doesn't divulge much, except lots of gay sex.

WATCH: Would You Have Sex With Paul Rudd?
April 08 2014 10:34 AM ET

 WATCH: Would You Have Sex With Paul Rudd for $1?

Jami Smith

Bill Eichner offered people on the street one dollar to have sex with Paul Rudd. Most New Yorkers, even straight men, would do it for free.

WATCH: Season Finale of 'Not Looking'
April 07 2014 3:06 PM ET

WATCH: Season Finale of Not Looking

Jami Smith

Ex-boyfriends Lance Bass and Jai Rodriguez are getting in the way in the season 1 finale of Not Looking.

20 Moments That Changed LGBT Comedy Forever
April 07 2014 7:30 AM ET

20 Moments That Changed LGBT Comedy Forever

Jami Smith

From The Mary Tyler Moore Show, All in the Family, and The Golden Girls to more recent memories, these are the 20 most pivotal moments in television and film comedies for the LGBT community.

WATCH: Web Series ‘Day Drunk Gays’ Spoofs Boys Who Brunch
April 06 2014 6:00 AM ET

WATCH: Day Drunk Gays Spoofs Boys Who Brunch

Daniel Reynolds

Day Drunk Gays satirizes gay men who perform the time-honored Sunday morning ritual: brunch.

WATCH: 'Gay of Thrones' Is Back!
April 04 2014 7:23 PM ET

WATCH: Gay of Thrones Is Back!

Jami Smith

Gay of Thrones, the best recap show on the Internet, is back to catch you up on all of the drama in King's Landing.

WATCH: Ellen Takes on Target's Horrible Photoshop Controversy
April 04 2014 9:57 AM ET

WATCH: Ellen Takes on Target's Horrible Photoshop Controversy

Jami Smith

The only good thing to come out of the Target Photoshop controversy is that Ellen spoofs it brilliantly. She sets the record straight about the model's impossible features.

WATCH: Joan Rivers Returns From 'Tonight Show' Ban with Raunchy Set
April 01 2014 5:30 AM ET

WATCH: Joan Rivers Returns From Ban with Raunchy Set

Jami Smith

After being banned from the Tonight Show by Johnny Carson 28 years ago, Joan Rivers made her comeback memorable. Jimmy Fallon (and the network censors) could barely keep up with her racy set.

WATCH: 'Not Looking' Episode 4 With Lance Bass
March 31 2014 5:30 PM ET

WATCH: Not Looking Episode 4 With Lance Bass

Jami Smith

Lance Bass and his pretty face make a cameo in episode 4 of Not Looking. Other things happen too but also Lance Bass.

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