Taking a Break to Be Friends Is the Most Baffling Activity Known to Humankind

I used to think being friends with an ex was the decent, sophisticated, mature thing to do, but then I realized that is crazy, and I only really meant it when I was the one doing the leaving. And yet people remain friends with exes they are still in love with all the time, in spite of the unimaginable torture it… »10/12/15 4:30pm10/12/15 4:30pm

All the Friends You're Missing Out On When You Stop Making Friends at Work

What are jobs good for, anyway? I mean, aside from the money and career prospects? I submit it’s the free pizza, the free toilet paper, and the free friends—not necessarily in that order. And now, a new op-ed suggests we’ve stopped getting cozy with our coworkers for a variety of reasons. What gives? »9/09/15 1:10pm9/09/15 1:10pm

4 Things You Should Never Have to Hear if You're Planning a Wedding

If you’ve ever dared to utter the “W”-word in conversation with a group of 20-somethings in a major American metropolis, chances are you’ve opened the door to an onslaught of stock responses. Pew-pew-pew! Like little silver BBs they fly out of people’s mouths, these most disparaging opinions about weddings, aimed not… »8/20/15 10:25am8/20/15 10:25am

Friends Characters Are Total Dicks, According to Vanessa Bayer

Monday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, SNL’s Vanessa Bayer broke out her startlingly excellent impressions of the Friends cast to prove a very evident point—that hanging out in real life with Rachel, Monica, Ross, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey would be close to unbearable, as the characters were so damn smug, self-absorbed,… »6/30/15 5:40pm6/30/15 5:40pm

Jerry Seinfeld Says Political Correctness Is Killing Comedy

During an interview with Colin Cowherd on ESPN radio, Jerry Seinfeld spoke about the problems with all those youngs being too politically correct. “I don’t play colleges but I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges, they’re so PC.’ I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that,” Seinfeld… »6/07/15 9:20pm6/07/15 9:20pm

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin's Husbands Come Out in Grace & Frankie

The trailer for Friends creator Marta Kauffman’s upcoming series Grace & Frankie was released today. The Netflix comedy stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two women whose friendship evolves after their husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) come out and announce plans to marry each other. The 13-episode season… »4/09/15 5:50pm4/09/15 5:50pm

Wanna Predict When You'll Die or Who You Should Marry? Ask Your Pals.

You can only know yourself to a certain point, in that all the introspection in the world can't compete with your ego always inserting itself into situations and mucking it up. And it turns out that your friends know you better, anyway—so much so that their assessment of your character can predict, more than you can,… »1/30/15 5:00pm1/30/15 5:00pm