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The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/5/13: Apt. 8 News – Locked in the Bathroom

So, as I write this edition of this column, there seems to be a small window of time wherein no one online, so far as I have seen, is making… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/4/13: Mike Birbiglia on Kimmel

The announcement of the actress to play the latest on-screen version of Wonder Woman came today and I have to believe that you’ll have time between frantically Googling/Google Image… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/3/13: Deadline – The Nikki Finke Story

You might have heard that online selling giant Amazon is attempting to employ drones to deliver small packages to your doorstep. While it’s wishful thinking in trying to make the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/2/13: How To Sharpen Pencils with David Rees

After the emotional, financial, and gourmand blitz of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Thanksgiving weekend, and this Cyber Monday, I hope that you’ll all be glad to come upon a science headline… more

The State of The Suit and Tie on Late Night

When one thinks of late night talk shows, a knee jerk response might bring to mind images of a fake city backdrop, a classy, but not overwrought stage, the silhouette… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/29/13: Kurt Braunohler Beats Up a DJ, Sort of

It’s Black Friday and you’ve probably made it home safe with presents that “aren’t for you”. Well, I hope you made it home safe from either people stiff arming each… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/28/13

The comedy world seemed to be rushing to get everything in order in whatever way that plays out before the Thanksgiving holiday. Patton Oswalt’s next special, more great pilot orders,… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/28/13: Why Would You Eat That Challenge-House of Cards

It’s Thanksgiving and whether you’re with family, have to be with family, decidedly not anywhere near your family, I’m sure you’re looking forward to a turkey/ham/vegan option/not… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/27/13: Arscheerio Paul Meets Arsenio Hall

I just saw a headline that reads “Seahorses stalk their prey by stealth” as seahorses are apparently fearsome predators and, as the editor probably intended, could not help but snicker…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/26/13: Sean Patton and His Little Brother’s Neuralyzer

People seem to be fixated on Kanye West’s latest music video for ‘Bound 2′ in how sexually suggestive it is with wife Kim Kardashian, which, for me, to be seems… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day: “The Fresh Manager” with Jay Larson

My deepest sympathies to all those hard at work at Twitter that think they have to tweet jokes about any award shows, especially one as unrenowned as the American Music… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of the Day 11/22/13: Joe Zimmerman on Ferguson

Photos have surfaced that show that convicted murderer and cult leader Charles Manson just got engaged, at least according to his alleged fiancee, even while incarcerated. Though this is disheartening… more

Bill Cosby and Sarah Silverman’s Long Awaited Comedy Specials Both Airing This Saturday

Whether you’re aware of it or not, this Saturday is a huge night for comedy, especially the discipline of it known as stand-up comedy. Two comedy giants in their own… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/21/13

Yes, you’ve probably been falling into the Internet news hole on just the names of Rob Ford and George Zimmerman alone in the last week. That’s why important that you… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/21/13: Hollywood Acting Studio: How to Film a Sex Scene

Is anyone lamenting the impending end of Winamp? It looked cool for maybe one semester until I realized that a good music player wasn’t all about having the actual program… more

Comedy Central Orders A Chris Gethard Pilot

After one attempt at a show with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay on Comedy Central (Big Lake), doing a live variety/talk/game show at UCB in NYC where he… more

Jimmy Pardo’s Pardcast-a-Thon Goes for a Record for Smile Train

Comedian and podcast trailblazer Jimmy Pardo has been holding his annual Pardcast-a-Thon to benefit Smile Train four years in a row, and is now making it a great fifth (and… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/20/13: Moshe Kasher & Nick Thune Do Stand-Up Over K-Pop

Apparently, people still give credence to the superlative of “sexiest,” as enough people are complaining about Adam Levine being named “Sexiest Man Alive” by People Magazine to make it newsworthy…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/19/13: No, You Shut Up with Paul F. Tompkins

In a single Google News feed, a news item for remembering Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is right above a news item on remembering the JFK Assassination, which is weird placement, in… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/18/13: Rory Scovel on The Pete Holmes Show

Within probably minutes of me reading the words “George Zimmerman arrested,” I immediately braced myself for what is sure to be a non-stop open mic/HS debate over every social… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/15/13: Jon Stewart Takes Down Deep Dish Pizza

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is getting a reality TV show based on his handling of smoking crack and other crude acts which, for me, begs the question, “Rob Ford isn’t… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/14/13

This has been quite the week in comedy especially since we’re in quite the time for comedy (I’m sure a book will be written about the art form and the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/14/13: Conan Calls a Horse Race

There is new DNA evidence suggesting that dogs were an “evolutionary off-shoot of the grey wolf,” claiming that they were somehow domesticated in Europe. That still doesn’t explain how the… more