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  1. operation varsity blues
    Felicity Huffman May Face One Month in Prison Over College-Admissions ScamRuh-roh.
  2. stranger things
    What Will the Stranger Things Kids Write About in Their College Essays?Their scariest challenge yet.
  3. college
    Why Does Every Teen in Every Movie Want to Go to Yale?An investigation.
  4. vulture lists
    9 Great College Acceptance Scenes From TV ShowsGossip Girl, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and our other favorite college-bound TV characters.
  5. game of thrones
    Game of Thrones Ruined Isaac Hempstead Wright’s Time at University“I could not anticipate the chaos.”
  6. us
    For Your Consideration: Winston Duke’s Howard Sweatshirt in UsCurrent students, and Winston Duke, talk Us’s most memorable supporting character.
  7. college admissions scandal
    Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Reportedly Getting the Hell Away From USCOlivia Jade has already lost a bunch of sponsorships.
  8. first person
    Comedians and College Students Are Not EnemiesStand-up comedy is not “us versus them.” It is call-and-response.
  9. stand-up
    Former SNL Writer Kicked Off Stand-up Show by Columbia StudentsThey took issue with his joke about a gay black man.
  10. bill cosby
    42 Universities on the Status of Bill Cosby’s Honorary DegreesIncluding Yale, Carnegie Mellon, UConn, UPenn, Temple, and Notre Dame.
  11. roll clip!
    Michael Keaton Imparts Special Alumni Wisdom to College Graduates: ‘I’m Batman’It’s true. He played Batman. Twice!
  12. student loans
    Did Lady Bird Make the Right College Choice?Examining Lady Bird’s decision with the benefit of hindsight.
  13. 25 Iconic Soundtrack Songs, RankedYou won’t be surprised to learn that “My Heart Will Go On” is on here.
  14. roll clip!
    Will Ferrell Wanted to ‘Torture’ USC Grads With His Whitney Houston RenditionThis guy.
  15. pomp and circumstance
    Hannibal Buress Gives a Special Fake Commencement Speech to the Class of 2017When in doubt, watch Martin or Friends or Downton Abbey or …
  16. adam carolla
    Adam Carolla Is Crowdfunding for His Documentary Criticizing College Safe SpacesCarolla’s project focuses on the campus protests of conservative guest speakers.
  17. letters of recommendation
    Michelle Obama Wrote Black-ish’s Yara Shahidi a College-Recommendation LetterYeah, that should help.
  18. what a cool and hip college
    Georgia College Offering ‘Southernness’ Course All About OutKastI’m sorry, Ms. Jackson, this course is for real.
  19. The Student, by Julien Darmoni Dear Anton, Our parents, though they are dead to me, often remarked upon my sullen nature as a child. So somber, so soon! It was as if I […]
  20. roll clip!
    Michelle Obama and Seth Meyers Visit HowardTip #1: An all-Skittles diet is a road to ruin.
  21. Being a Well-Rounded Person Is More Important to Working in Comedy Than […] As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  22. Is This the Best Character Piece on YouTube?In a content-ravenous ecosystem where YouTube home pages everywhere are flooded with hacky celebrity impressions and lazy bits (“This is my […]
  23. A Syllabus From a Really Cool Professor, by Zack Stovall What follows is a syllabus that was discovered following an extensive legal background examination, unearthed from the pages of a textbook […]
  24. Jay Pharoah and Michelle Obama Made a Rap Video Together Called ‘Go to […]First Lady Michelle Obama is always open to working with funny people so long as there’s a good cause attached – in the case of Billy Eichner […]
  25. Emerson College Will Offer a BFA in Comedic Arts Next YearAre you a young, bright high school graduate interested in accumulating thousands of dollars in student loan debt all in the name of comedy? If […]
  26. Larry Wilmore and the ‘Nightly Show’ Panel Explore Some Unconventional […]Last night’s Nightly Show took on the topic of of the value of a college degree and skyrocketing tuition costs, and during the panel, Wilmore […]
  27. Check Out ‘The Harvard Crimson’s Comedy IssueHarvard’s daily newspaper The Crimson published a new comedy-centric issue of its weekly magazine Fifteen Minutes dedicated to the university’s […]
  28. How to Start Your Career in Comedy: A Guide for College StudentsIf you want a career in comedy, you’re probably wondering what you can do to get from Point A: Where You Are Now, to Point B: Life Dreams Achieved.
  29. This Week In Web Videos: B1G Ten Trash Talk There’s like one month a year when I don’t feel like a total misfit: late July/early August. Hockey fans have forgotten all about the Cup, […]
  30. vulture asks
    Vulture Asks: What Pop Culture Did a Roommate Ruin for You?For Jesse David Fox, a college roommate listened to a song so often that he now cringes at the mere thought of it.
  31. Here’s an Infomercial for a Fake College Written by Ex-’Onion’ Writers […] Adult Swim has been quietly airing this fake infomercial for “For-Profit Online University” all this week at 4am. FPOU is a one-off special […]
  32. Fox Wins the Bidding War for Tina Fey’s New College SitcomNext season, Tina Fey might end up having new comedies on two different networks. Last week, we told you that Tina Fey and her fellow 30 Rock […]
  33. Watch ‘Community’s Jim Rash in a Recruitment Video for Greendale Here’s a fun three-minute recruitment video for Community’s Greendale College, starring Jim Rash as Dean Pelton. The video is a promotion for […]
  34. Watch Lewis Black Give a College Commencement Speech Of course, Lewis Black is the first person you’d pick to speak at a college commencement ceremony. (via Laughspin)
  35. Every Advantage, by Nick TaylorWhen I was five minutes old, my father gave my umbilical cord to a man in a pinstriped suit, who was waiting in the hall. “He’s going to bank […]
  36. The Complete Guide To Everything: College Urban LegendsThis week’s episode is the first installment of our new series of Urban Legends themed episodes (which will appear monthly, or until we forget […]
  37. A Funny Thing #32: The Old College Try with Jon GabrusJon Gabrus lived the quintessential Hollywood college experience, if Hollywood was the name of an alternate world where everyone thought it was […]
  38. Nick Offerman Reveals the Secrets of Ron Swanson’s Mustache“Two weeks is a passable mustache. It’s like, ‘Yeah, that’s a mustache.’ But it takes longer for the upper nasal labial whiskers to reach the […]
  39. Listen to a Young Johnny Carson Explain Humor WritingFor his senior thesis at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Johnny Carson created an audio program that explained how to write comedy for […]
  40. How College Comedies Are Watched by All Ages of Dudes“College is the best time of your life,” is something people like to say and believe. It’s also something that self-perpetuates itself: you […]
  41. Inside the Second City’s Comedy Studies ProgramC.J. Toledano is a familiar face in the Chicago comedy community. He’s a stand-up comedian, and has a natural ease that sets him apart from […]
  42. A Reading List: The Best College Humor PublicationsCollege humor magazines have been around for literally hundreds of years, with the oldest of these entertainment publications beginning in the […]
  43. Jon Stewart to College Kids: ‘Don’t Eat from the Salad Bar’ and Vote, […] Get More: www.mtvu.com Shut up, Dad. I don’t need to listen to you anymore; I’m at college. I’m going to live forever and Presidents are […]
  44. 12 Colleges with Great Improv GroupsThese days, it’s safe to say every college in the country has an improv group. Most of them perform “short-form” games, but several have also […]
  45. bill maher
    Watch Bill Maher Surprise (and Teach) an American Politics Class at UCLAThat adjunct professor looks familiar … Didn’t he host TBS’s Dinner & A Movie with Annabelle Gurewitch?
  46. conan o'brien
    Watch Conan O’Brien’s Hour-Long Q&A Session at UC San DiegoThe kids still love him!
  47. tim and eric
    Watch Tim and Eric Wax Nostalgic About Their College YearsField trip to Wings! Who’s in?
  48. Hamlet’s Arrested Development: Teaching Shakespeare and the BluthsI’m almost the same age as Hamlet. This occurred to me at 3 AM on the night before I had to teach a class on Hamlet and Arrested Development. […]
  49. College Comedy Nerds to Be In Their Element This WeekendThis weekend, a bunch of comedy-loving college kids are going to be doing lots of improv and sketch and also getting super drunk and making […]
  50. party chat
    College and Electric Youth Explain the Captain Sully Inspiration for Drive’s ‘Real Hero’Mad Max, too.
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