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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts

By | July 27, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 7 comments

It has been more than 50 years since a comedy album reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. So it’s easy to see why “Weird” Al Yankovic  did not expect his latest record, Mandatory Fun, to hit No. 1. When the comedy singer received the news on Tom Green Live, he was...

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Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

By | July 26, 2014 at 12:21 am | 34 comments

MONTREAL -- Every year, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. It's one of the biggest highlights of the weeks long festival as fellow comedians, agents, managers, producers, media and more gather to...

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Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:27 pm | No comments

There might be some beef at this year's Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late...

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Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

By | July 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld just wrapped up season four of his recently-renewed Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe. Now his latest "between-the-seasons" project, Single Shots, has launched its first episode. The mini-sodes will feature multiple guests talking about the same...

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Zach Galifianakis, Ted Dansen adapt The Nationals documentary into stage play (Video)

Zach Galifianakis, Ted Dansen adapt The Nationals documentary into stage play (Video)

By | July 24, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

Zach Galifianakis and Ted Dansen give a sneak peek as to what The National's documentary Mistaken for Strangers would look like as a stage play. In a Funny or Die exclusive video, Galifianakis and the Three Men and a Baby star hang out with The Nationals frontman Matt...

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John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More

John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More

By | July 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm | No comments

How do you make Americans care about the country’s terrible prison system? If you’re John Oliver, you use adorable puppets, of course. John Oliver tackled this issue on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. The former Daily Show correspondent began by noting just how...

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Charlie The Dog Baby Apology Video Real Or Fake? Beagle Showers Laura With Gifts After Stealing Toy

Charlie The Dog Baby Apology Video Real Or Fake? Beagle Showers Laura With Gifts After Stealing Toy

By | July 20, 2014 at 11:12 am | 6 comments

What’s the only thing cuter than a funny dog video? A funny dog video with a baby, of course! So it’s no surprise that Charlie the beagle’s hilarious attempt to cheer up a crying baby is going viral. The video begins with Charlie the dog taking one of the baby Laura’s...

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Terry Richardson, Dov Charney host ‘America’s Next Sick F-ck’ on Funny or Die (Video)

Terry Richardson, Dov Charney host ‘America’s Next Sick F-ck’ on Funny or Die (Video)

By | July 15, 2014 at 9:44 am | No comments

Alleged sexual harassers, photographer Terry Richardson and American Apparel's Dov Charney have been keeping headline writers busy lately. That's mostly because Richardson is pretty much always being accused of nefarious sexual dealings with his female model subjects (and...

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic ‘Happy’ Parody Hilarious! ‘Tacky’ Video With Eric Stonestreet, Aisha Tyler, And Jack Black Spoofs Twerking, Selfies, Comic Sans, And More

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic ‘Happy’ Parody Hilarious! ‘Tacky’ Video With Eric Stonestreet, Aisha Tyler, And Jack Black Spoofs Twerking, Selfies, Comic Sans, And More

By | July 14, 2014 at 4:26 pm | No comments

“Weird Al” Yankovic is back and just as funny as ever. This time, the parody singer enlisted the help of stars like Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Jack Black and Kristen Schaal to mock the Pharrell Williams hit “Happy.” The video for Yankovic’s...

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