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Why So Serious, Lewis Black?

Lest you think Grammy-winning comedian Lewis Black is all about frothing anger and spittle-flecked tirades, the 64-year-old veteran of "The Daily Show" has a message for you: His blood pressure is actually quite healthy.

Why So Serious, Margaret Smith?

Margaret Smith has played some of her biggest roles behind the scenes over the years, whether as a six-time Emmy Award winner for writing and producing "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" or as the author of "What Was I Thinking?

Why So Serious, Tom Papa?

For this installment of "Why So Serious," we caught up with comedian, actor and writer Tom Papa, best known as the host of NBC's "The Marriage Ref" and as the opener for mega-comedian Jerry Seinfeld for the last nine years.