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WATCH: Michelle Obama Gets Wacky on 'Billy on the Street'

WATCH: Michelle Obama Gets Wacky on 'Billy on the Street'

The first lady and Big Bird join the unhinged host of Billy on the Street for the show's nuttiest episode to date, which includes a game called, "Ariana Grande or Eating a Carrot?"

Saturday Night Live: A 'Weekend Update' Worth The 40-Year Wait

SNL: A 'Weekend Update' Worth The 40-Year Wait

The ladies of 'Weekend Update' return to their desk for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live with a cast of characters in tow, including Stefon and his husband.

12 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Last Night's Grammy Awards

12 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Last Night's Grammys

Save yourself the three hours and let these Twitter comedians fill you in on last night's Grammys.

WATCH: 'The Nightly Show' Explores the Villains of Marriage Equality

WATCH: The Nightly Show Explores the Villains of Marriage Equality

The new spin-off of The Daily Show has a little fun at the expense of good ol' Southern boys.

WATCH: A Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Comes Out on The Daily Show

WATCH: Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Comes Out

The 'hellbound crime wrapped in an abomination' had an emotional moment with host Jon Stewart.

11 Tweets From Those of Us Who Only Watched The Halftime Show

11 Tweets From Those of Us Who Only Watched Halftime

Gay comedians live-tweeted the Super Bowl — or, what they thought were the important parts.

#TBT: What I Know About Football

#TBT: What I Know About Football

Now, that's the one with the pointy ball, right?

WATCH: George Takei Parodies TLC's 'My Husband’s Not Gay'

WATCH: George Takei Parodies TLC's My Husband’s Not Gay

'What if straight men tried the same in a gay world?'

Mina Gerges: Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

PHOTOS: Gay Man Flawlessly Imitates Celeb Pics

Mina Gerges's restaging of pop diva photos is more than the sincerest form of flattery, it's fanboy art.

I’m a Gay Cliché — and That’s OK

I’m a Gay Cliché — and That’s OK

There’s a gay stereotype for every generation, and a reason for every contradictory iteration. But some clichés are built to last.

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