When Rand Paul received a suspicious package of white powder in the mail last week, he was quick to blame it on a threat from Richard Marx(?), the 80s/90s pop singer. Marx had tweeted that he wanted to buy drinks for Paul's neighbor, the guy who'd tackled the Kentucky Senator in a property dispute in 2017. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert was quick to poke fun of this bizarre social media silliness with a spoof of a Richard Marx song with musician/singer Louis Cato doing a spot-on Marx impression.
I feel like comedic music doesn't get enough credit or attention. Of all the music genres, comedy preposterously takes a back seat to almost everything else. Take Weird Al, for example. Weird Al has been a consistent figure in music for as long as I've been alive. In addition to his staying power and ability… READ THE REST
Stand-up comedy is one of my major passions. Stand-up is replete with styles and subgenres like any great art form. There are comedians that, while sparse on witty material, use their timing and rhythm to sell a bit, while other comics rely solely on their writing to fuel their performances. There's really no right way… READ THE REST
Tina Fey helped pave the way for a new era of female comedians, and her talents as a comedic actor, extensive though they may be, are trumped by her prowess as a comedic writer. Her hit film Mean Girls didn't compromise on feminine themes and perspectives and became a massive success with a wider audience. Even though… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Cats are such mysterious and complex creatures, aren't they? Dogs feel easy to crack as pets. But with cats, it can be unclear what is going on underneath those big, glassy eyes. We… READ THE REST