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Rise of Rebecca Black explained through video starring Jerry Minor

By | March 31, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

With the literal overnight success of singer Rebecca Black, you might wonder who is behind her seemingly meteoric rise, as even Miley Cyrus has recently commented, "It should be harder to be an artist. You shouldn't just be able to put a song on YouTube and go on...

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Video: Elton John pays tribute to Benny Hill in SNL promo

By | March 31, 2011 at 10:28 am | One comment

Hey, has anyone online made a "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" reference whilst writing about Sir Elton John pulling double duty as host and musical guest on this week's Saturday Night Live? Yes? Probably? Well, I'm making one now, too. Because I'm an unoriginal piece...

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Video: Comedian Joe DeRosa's spin on TV blooper shows

By | March 30, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Joe DeRosa has a serious knack for making his audience laugh while simultaneously making their hearts weep with horror. If you don't yet own his album The Depression Auction, which we named one of the best albums of 2010, then you need to get it; you'll know, in great...

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Watch Conan O'Brien accept Shorty Award, read from big fat, boring book

By | March 30, 2011 at 1:02 pm | No comments

The third annual Shorty Awards -- honoring excellence in Twitter and social media -- went down on Monday in New York City with host, The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi driving the ship. This year, Conan O'Brien was awarded the ironically titled Lifetime Achievement Award. Alas, Coco...

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Watch Rob Riggle and Rob Huebel reminisce over a dead body

By | March 25, 2011 at 11:57 am | No comments

Did you guys know that Rob Riggle and Rob Huebel are old friends-- the type of friends who used to torture fat kids by tying them up in the woods and leaving them for dead? Well, they are. Or, at least they are in the below reality from Funny Or Die. We're going to warn you...

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Video: Portlandia's Fred Armisen gives you a terrible guitar lesson

By | March 25, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

Hey, Portlandia fans. Have you been able to manage your end-of-season withdrawal symptoms? Keep your chins up; the IFC series will return for a second season in January of 2012 with 10 new episodes! But now, to further assuage the emptiness you'll feel until then, let's check...

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Sketch group takes on March Madness with "It Gets Better" video

By | March 17, 2011 at 8:49 am | One comment

Sketch group The Guys From The Internet have taken on the fact that NCAA's March Madness is apparently not turning into the excitement factory it usually is. Using the "It Gets Better" vehicle -- the famous viral campaign to encourage young gays and lesbians to not give up --...

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Video: Todd Barry was to star opposite Natalie Portman in Aronofsky flick

By | March 16, 2011 at 3:15 pm | No comments

I think we all can agree that Todd Barry is one of comedy's best assets and greatest underdogs. But today, a little more of the world is going to see the man. Check out the newly posted Funny Or Die video below, wherein Todd and director Darren Aronofsky with whom Barry worked...

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Funny Or Die launches sketch comedy contest

By | March 10, 2011 at 2:38 pm | No comments

Sketch comedy’s a difficult beast to wrangle. We frequently see examples of the top notch sketch comedy success stories – just take a look at The Second City’s alumni list and the cast of Saturday Night Live or SCTV. That means there are also hundreds, maybe trillions, of...

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