• Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

    Comedian Jenny Jaffe’s childhood was anything but comical. During her high school years, she was diagnosed with a multitude of mental illnesses, which included her having extreme anxiety, OCD and suicidal thoughts. “It wasn’t something I talked to really anybody in my life about,” Jaffe, 24, tells Laughspin. “There was this long uphill battle. But, then the hill got less steep.” After years of therapy and pursuing her love of comedy through

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    CollegeHumor vents frustration over ‘hip bathroom signs’ (Video)

    For the last few years there’s been a disturbing trend concerning the way in which restaurant bathroom doors are labeled. Apparently sometime, somewhere, some douchebag business consultant thought it would be adorable to label the men and women’s bathrooms not with the words “men” and “women” but with some whimsical symbol or graphic that allegedly represents the different genders. But it’s gone too far. The pictures have become absurd; you

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    CollegeHumor feature film Coffee Town premieres July 9 and also you can win stuff! (Video)

    One of the leading online comedy brands and biggest viral video creators, CollegeHumor is teaming up with FilmBuff to produce their first feature-length film. Coffee Town will hit iTunes and On Demand everywhere July 9. To add to the excitement of the premiere, CollegeHumor is giving a few lucky fans the chance to win free tickets to see the flick in theaters, which will only happen for one night in

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    Comedian Amy Schumer tackles the problem of ‘sensual harassment’ (Video)

    For decades, sexual harassment in the workplace has been a problem in America. And while it’s well worth our attention – those helpful clinics and seminars, especially – a similar issue has been ignored for far too long. It’s something called “sensual harassment,” and, in many ways, it’s much worse than sexual harassment. Luckily, comedian Amy Schumer and the folks at College Humor decided to shine a light on it,

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    This Batman video with Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes is amazing

    In the newest episode of their recurring Badman series, College Humor presents comedian Pete Holmes as the not-so-swift Batman. And Patton Oswalt, plays The Penguin, who’s forced into an incredibly awkward situation. Check it out! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent episode below!

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    Laughspin video playlist: Trevor Moore, Birthday Boys, College Humor and more!

    Hey, Laughspinners. Welcome to the second edition of the Laughspin Friday Video Playlist (unless you guys come up with a better name for it). Last week we introduced you to Jason Horton, who be delivering a neatly-packaged set of funny videos every Friday for your amusement. This week, Los Angeles sketch group Honor Student communes with God, Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know opines on the alternatives to booze,

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    Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman, Ed Helms, more hate Malaria and they’re going to prove it (Video)

    College Humor and the Malaria No More organization have teamed up for Malarious, a malaria prevention charity project, and they’ve got a lot of our favorite comedians on board. How does it work? Over at the Malarious page on College Humor, you’ll find a long list of videos featuring comedians doing their funny and generally bizarre stunts and performances, which you can buy for a price of your choice starting

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    Seth MacFarlane reveals rejected movie ideas before ‘Ted’ became a reality (Video)

    In this College Humor Original, Seth MacFarlane walks us through some bizarre “rejected pitches” on what his movie, Ted, could have been if he subbed Mark Wahlberg for any given actor/musician/writer and replaced a stuffed teddy bear with any inanimate object. It’s a very simple equation. And a three minute long video accompanied by graphic renderings of these pitches. In the spirit of the video, they could have replaced Seth

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    Watch Abby Elliott’s club jam ode to balls

    Saturday Night Live’s Abby Elliott is obsessed with balls. That’s the gist of this aptly titled music video, “Balls!” in which Elliott plays a Britney sound-alike who is intensely fascinated by testicles. But it’s not a sexual obsession; it’s just that they’re so weird. Watch the video and see Elliott’s relationship with sugar lumps slide from childlike wonder (“What is in there? Is it fruit punch?”) to twisted compulsion (“I

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    College Humor launches new site Jest.com

    CollegeHumor Media announced this week the launch of Jest.com. The new property is a social media site or sorts that will feature a combination of original content created by Jest’s staff of writers and performers, daily content curated and aggregated from around the web and everything in between. Jest will also feature new and classic television clips from shows like The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. And speaking

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    Watch John Stamos cuddle and fondle Bob Saget for a good cause

    We all remember that scene in Full House where Jesse Katsopolis gets caught going down on Danny Tanner by nosy neighbor Kimmy Kibbler, right? No? Well, it’s just a shame you don’t live in my head. The point is, the folks at College Humor have given us something almost just as good– “John Stamos’ Guide To Cuddling,” featuring Bob Saget. In the instructional video, Stamos gives away all his secret

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    Monday comedy links: Conan O’Brien, John Goodman, College Humor and more!

    Remember Omar from The Wire? Well, The Wire is not a show anymore, but Community is. See where I’m going with this? Dude is now on the cast of the NBC comedy. [Paste] Speaking of Community, John Goodman is joining the cast for the upcoming season. John Goodman! Hell yeah. [TV Line] British comedian Graham Norton, who first made a splash in the States in 2004 with his Comedy Central

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    Dan Levy: One minute is all he needs

    At 27, Dan Levy is one of the country’s fastest-rising stand-up comedians. With two movies about to pop and a daily one-minute talk show on College Humor, summer ’08 is looking damn sunny for the bespectacled lad from Connecticut. Dan Levy, the host of the College Humor Live comedy tour, is now the host of the web site’s first talk show, The I Have to Go in a Minute Show.

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