Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Julia Stiles is Pregnant and We’re All Freaking Out

Julia Stiles is like a bad-ass cherub. Intelligent, bold, classically beautiful and the star of our favorite 2000s rom coms alongside the most swoon-worthy guys—Freddie Prinze Jr., the late Heath Ledger, Sean Patrick Thomas. Yet somehow, while she sashayed and angst-ed her way through high school as the object of affection for only the finest […]

Read More

An Interview Near Signal Street

Posted by melissa kandel on February 9, 2017 in comedy, Fiction | 1 Comment

By Melissa Kandel The subway car came to an abrupt halt. “Signal Street!” With a polite nod to the plumpish redhead whose morose stares he had endured for the larger part of his 57-minute trip from Eagleshead to Signal Street—“So sorry miss, didn’t mean to bump you there,”—Daniel Plinkers departed the car, feeling confident and […]

Read More

Comedy Central and Barstool Sports Make A Play for Pro Football

// Image via Comedy Central® “Some of my best life decisions have been made while sitting on a barstool,” said Kent Alterman, president of Comedy Central. “I’m hoping this is one of them.” Alterman’s network announced today it will air “The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston,” a four-part comedy series kicking off Jan. 30 at […]

Read More

Underrated Christmas Movies: Five Films To Watch Today

Classic Christmas flicks are like the gingerbread cookies of Yuletide cinema: comforting, dependable and a safe bet to please. But you know what else is comforting, dependable and a safe bet to please? An open bar holiday party at your office. And nobody thinks that’s a good idea three hours deep into the festivities when the IT guy […]

Read More

#lwsblogchallenge

For the entire month of December, I’ve decided to challenge myself to post one story a day. Of course that challenge—#lwsblogchallenge as we’ll call it henceforth and forevermore—starts right now on Dec. 1 and of course today on Dec. 1, I find myself on my couch, 11-pound dog sitting atpop my forehead, an ever-present sniffle tickling […]

Read More

Monday Warbles: Socks on a Plane

Posted by melissa kandel on November 8, 2016 in comedy, Monday Warbles, travel | 5 Comments

Some people are winners and some, like me, are not. I don’t mean it in the professional or even personal sense, I mean winners in the literal sense of being a winner; to win stuff. When my grandma had an apartment in South Florida years ago, there was a woman named Ruth who lived in her […]

Read More

Lehrerboys + Ron Eshel Collaboration Set to Familiar Words

[Image via Instagram.com/lehrerboys] I once wrote the Lehrerboys broke my heart and they’ve done it again. And I couldn’t be happier. Here’s the scoop … A few weeks ago, I received an inquiry from Ron Eshel, photographer to big brands like Speedo, Mastercard, Reebok, and moment-capturer of human stars that shine widely—hello to a banana-tee-shirt-wearing Adrian Grenier—throughout the world or […]

Read More

Lehrerboys: A Conversation on Creativity, Censorship and Just Getting It Done

My heart is officially broken, split in two between a pair of identical twins named Daniel and Jeremy Lehrer. Sigh. The boys, a duo better known as @lehrerboys on Instagram and Facebook, crank out cartoons that are so clever, you’ll instantaneously fall in love with their creations then wonder what life was like before their colorful comics galavanted […]

Read More

Colorado Man Says He Is ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Recent Facebook Post

Posted by melissa kandel on July 27, 2016 in Untruth | 2 Comments

This article is part of a new weekly series, “Untruth Tuesdays,” in which I take something completely, absurdly untrue then write about it as if it weren’t. By Melissa Marni, Contributing staff reporter, The Colorado Bugler On Tuesday evening around nine, Marshall Fillchardo, owner of Kipp, CO-based bakery, Bread A Leg, took out his phone, looked up into […]

Read More

Ghostbusters Premiere: The Lady In Red

Posted by melissa kandel on July 14, 2016 in fashion, Film, Hollywood, In the News | 2 Comments

It ended with a red dress and began with a single tweet. What happened in the middle is open for interpretation. Here’s mine … Let me start off by saying fashion is a funny animal; at once irreverent, delicate, brash, sensitive and stylishly aloof. There are, without question, inexplicable contradictions inherent in the fashion industry though […]

Read More