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Colin Patrick is an author and a comedian. In addition to mental_floss, he's written for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Splitsider, McSweeney's, and Cracked.
5 Politicians Who Got Elected Despite Being Dead
10 Surprising Facts About Richard Pryor
8 Women Who Changed Comedy Forever
A Not-So-Funny Look at 6 Comedians Accused of Plagiarism
In the cutthroat world of comedy, the line between joke stealing and parallel thinking is often razor-thin.
11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious
11 Comedic Films With Memorable Unscripted Moments
The greatest comedic moments aren’t always scripted.
8 Old Second City Sketches Featuring Now-Famous Comedians
7 Comedians Who Did Great Things for Humanity
Maybe laughter really is the best medicine.
13 Comedies With Humorous Scenes After the End Credits
In some comedies, the funny business doesn’t end with “The End.”
Life Hacks That Will Make Your Life Worse
These tips will not save you time or money or make your life easier in any way.
5 Early Jerry Seinfeld Stand-Up Clips
Happy Birthday to Jerry Seinfeld, who turns 60 today.
15 Amazing Places You Can Tour Virtually
If you can’t check out these places in person, you can at least visit them virtually—no flights or road trips required.
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11 Early Performances From Famous Female Comics
Take a few minutes to laugh today with these early performances from 11 of the most notable female comics around.
Watch Everything That Happens Behind the Scenes of An Episode of SNL
One of the American institutions cherished almost as much as watching Saturday Night Live each weekend is the habit of spending the following days complaining about how awful Saturday Night Live was the previous weekend. The American public has a way of l