All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘funny or die’

Funny or Die Might Be Up for Sale

Could Funny or Die be up for sale? According to a report from Bloomberg, the online comedy site has “hired a financial adviser to evaluate options including a possible sale” In a memo to employees, CEO Dick Glover said that they’re not exactly trying to sell Funny or Die, but they are bringing in experts to evaluate the situation, considering …

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Knight Rider Now Played By Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Funny or Die strikes comedy gold again. This time by putting NASCAR racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the place of David Hasselhoff. And by turning KITT into a whiny, critical, female, who doesn’t like to drive fast or take chances. Knight Rider was a television hit for NBC from 1982 to 1986. KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand) was an …

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Pee-Wee Herman Turns Up in TV on the Radio’s New Video

Paul Reubens has turned up in a wonderful new music video for the new TV on the Radio song, “Happy Idiot”. The video is a Funny or Die exclusive, and it stars Reubens as a racecar driver having what appears to be a hallucinatory experience while driving around a track. The video also features Karen Gillan. Check it out: The …

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Reading Rainbow Takes a Dark Turn Following Massively Successful Kickstarter Campaign

You know how we all just pledged a ton of money so that LevAr Burton can revive Reading Rainbow, on the web, for a new generation? Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have done that. Reading gives knowledge, and knowledge is power. What kind of power can be obtained from simply taking a look, in a book? Apparently, godlike. And what happens …

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Apple Is Buying Beats Because It Has an Assload of Money (Says Funny or Die)

The big rumor in the tech world this week is that Apple is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, makers of the Beats by Dre headphones and recent launcher of a streaming music service. The news came out of left field, and left many analysts scrambling to figure out just what the hell was going on. Beats is a very …

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Obama’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ Tactic Leads to Healthcare.gov Traffic Spike

Let’s just assume that President Obama had reasons to sit down with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns” other than showing the country that he could expertly pull off a fat joke. Of course, Obama’s move to star in one of the internet’s longest-running and funniest quasi anti-comedy bits had everything to do with pushing signups for the Affordable Care …

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President Obama Interviewed On ‘Between Two Ferns’

Okay. Between Two Ferns is a deadpan internet comedy series hosted on video website Funny or Die starring comedian Zach Galifianakis as a talk show host who invites various celebrities to sit down (literally, between two ferns) for an interview on a set that resembles something out of 90’s public-access television. *Phew* If you’re familiar with The Hangover star whose last …

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Complain All You Want, Comcast Doesn’t Give a Single F-ck About You

Hello! Are you upset with your service provider? Does it happen to be Comcast? Are you a Time Warner Cable subscriber who’s about to be a Comcast customer? Do you feel the ground eroding beneath you, as your options for broadband internet and cable television shrink before your very eyes? Do you want to punch Andy from customer service directly …

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Rebecca Romijn’s “Hand Bra” Video No Hoax

On the heels of the TNT drama series “King and Maxwell” being canceled after just one season, actress and model, Rebecca Romijn, has taken no time bouncing back. However, this particular camera act is a little different from her norm, and quite humorous. While most thought the short video was a hoax, UPROXX confirms that the video is indeed ‘real.’ In …

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Zach Galifinakis Attacks Justin Bieber In Comedy Bit

In the latest episode of Funny or Die’s show, Between Two Ferns, Zach Galifinakis confronts and tears apart Justin Bieber in a very funny way. The show is a short internet comedy series that is aired online and utilizes Galifinakis’ hilarious antics as he interviews celebrity guests. The show has only aired sporadically and started in 2008, with his first …

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Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything

Violence in entertainment content is the low-hanging focal point for many pundits when society’s ills are discussed. Do video games lead to violence? What is the effect of extended exposure to violent content for developing children and young adults? How much is too much? Who is to blame when the underage gets their hands on this kind of content? These …

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Now This Is How You Do An iPhone 5 Price Drop

So Apple should be commended for introducing a more-affordable model of their newest phone upgrade; in this case, the iPhone 5C. Apparently, the “C” stands for “Cheaper model Consumer-friendlier” because it is clearly being showcased as the less expensive cousin of the upcoming iPhone 5S. I guess the “S” stands for “the expenSive model.” Digression aside, did Apple miss out …

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