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Dave Chappelle didn’t bomb in Hartford as a comedian; Hartford bombed as an audience

Dave Chappelle didn’t bomb in Hartford as a comedian; Hartford bombed as an audience

By | August 30, 2013 at 8:03 am | 145 comments

Last night, Funny or Die's traveling show, the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, swung through Hartford, Connecticut. And this morning, comedy fans woke to reports of the festival's headliner Dave Chappelle "bombing" and being "booed off stage." I wasn't there. But based on...

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Patton Oswalt looks good in guyliner, plays in a badass metal band (Video)

Patton Oswalt looks good in guyliner, plays in a badass metal band (Video)

By | August 27, 2013 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Last week, we let you know about Matt Hoyle's upcoming book Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People, which features a ton of incredible original photos of many of the greatest comedians of our time. It comes out Oct. 15 and you could pre-order it now. But in the week's leading...

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Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

By | August 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there’s one thing I learned at Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Oddity Festival yesterday evening, it’s that Austin, Texas is a really, really hot place to kick off a national tour if said tour is hosted outdoors in August. If there are two things I learned,...

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Funny Or Die unveils new site design and Will Ferrell unveils more stuff (Videos)

Funny Or Die unveils new site design and Will Ferrell unveils more stuff (Videos)

By | August 21, 2013 at 10:48 am | No comments

Since 2006, Funny or Die has given us some of comedy’s greatest gifts: Between Two Ferns (starring Zach Galifianakis and whatever actor he can convince to come onboard his incredibly awkward and wonderful talk show), Billy on the Street (featuring an uber intense Billy Eichner...

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David Spade and swimsuit model Selita Ebanks team up for Catfish spoof (Video)

David Spade and swimsuit model Selita Ebanks team up for Catfish spoof (Video)

By | July 1, 2013 at 4:54 pm | One comment

Since the return of MTV’s hit series Catfish, no one is safe from the perils of online dating, not even David Spade. In his own rendition of the show, Spade is about to meet the woman he’s been online dating for six months. And he’s got an amateur camera crew to capture...

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Comedian Dave Hill is super excited about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby (Video)

Comedian Dave Hill is super excited about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby (Video)

By | June 28, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Watching the news from afar just isn’t cutting it for comedian Dave Hill. The only solution he can find to fill his Kate Middleton baby obsession void was to jump on a plane to England and get as close to the action as possible. In the first installment of the new series Royal...

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Marlon Wayans to launch WhatTheFunny.com, the ‘In Living Color’ of the Internet

Marlon Wayans to launch WhatTheFunny.com, the ‘In Living Color’ of the Internet

By | June 26, 2013 at 4:23 pm | One comment

Marlon Wayans, the youngest of the iconic Wayans' 10 siblings, is launching WhatTheFunny.com, the "urban" Funny or Die. Along with Funny or Die's founder Randy Adams and producer Peter Coleman, Wayans is hoping to post a handful of short videos on the site in anticipation of the...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: Always talk like a terrorist to thwart NSA (Video)

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: Always talk like a terrorist to thwart NSA (Video)

By | June 11, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

Ever since British newspaper The Guardian published a story last week -- thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden -- about how the National Security Agency was tracking activities of all Verizon customers, the jokes have been flying fast and furiously on Twitter and Facebook. All...

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The real reason Michele Bachmann isn’t running for re-election (Video)

The real reason Michele Bachmann isn’t running for re-election (Video)

By | June 3, 2013 at 10:34 am | No comments

Michele Bachmann (Erin Gibson) releases a video announcing that she is leaving Congress and will not be running for re-election next year. With the help of her life partner Marcus (Bryan Safi) she reveals the "real" reason she is not running and explains what she will be doing...

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