Some people may only recognize Nick Offerman from his role as the iconic Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation or from his appearances in movies like The Men Who Stare at Goats and the recent-ish remake of 21 Jump Street. But only knowing Nick Offerman in this context is a tragedy, because he is ... More >>
Have you seen these Puppylift ads on the subway recently? From a distance, they appear advertise plastic surgery for dogs, asking, "Is your dog a 'total dog'?" They also display pre- and post-facelift pics of a client's furry friend.
It's enough to make sleepy commuters double-take. On closer exam ... More >>
"Those are mah cheesy poofs!"If you're a South Park fan -- and who isn't these days -- get excited for a new snack the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo is preparing to launch next month. Finally, Cheesy Poofs will be real, for a limited time.
When comedienne Lisa Lampanelli was preparing for a concert last Saturday in Topeka, Kansas, she quickly learned she'd have some unusual attendees showing up. In addition to her normal flock of gay fans, her show attracted protestors from Fred Phelps's Westboro Baptist Church, who didn't like ... More >>
Remember when comedy roasts consisted of hilarious old Jews making pesky fun of each other?
Well, now, it's all kinds of people doing the same, but they all seem, I don't know...gay.
They out celebrities, make fisting jokes, and refer to Ryan Seacrest's asshole.
On last night's Donald Tru ... More >>
The Million Man MarchBecause it is difficult to form and articulate intelligent thoughts, in general, but specifically about an event that blurs the lines between sincerity, irony, comedy and politics, much of the conversation surrounding Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore San ... More >>
Any attempt to describe what Reggie Watts does onstage will inevitably fail to convey the dizzying heights of absurdity the man regularly achieves, but here it goes. First, the Seattle-via-Montana transplant constructs backing tracks via carefully controlled beat-boxing and judicious use of loopin ... More >>
Eugene Mirman, with friend.Eugene Mirman is a very funny man--so funny that this very publication dubbed him New York's best stand-up comedian in 2009. You've probably seen him on Flight of the Conchords or at Union Hall, where he hosts Tearing the Veil of Maya with Michael Showalter. Last ye ... More >>
Aziz Ansari is on his morning commute through the Hollywood Hills to his real serious day job -- NBC's Parks and Recreation, with Amy Poehler -- and is willing to be a trooper and get through this interview despite L.A. traffic and bad cell phone reception. You see, the in-demand comedian h ... More >>
There are currently more than 120 Joe Jonases, at least 45 George Bushes, and exactly 13 Octomoms on Twitter. And while fake social networking profiles have been around since the dark ages of Friendster, the newest crop of Fakesters have embraced the most massive venue for Internet oversharers, th ... More >>
We've had a couple of days to recover from Comedy Central's roast of veteran funny lady Joan Rivers, and now that the wonderfully putrid air has cleared, we can look back and remember the choicest bits of appallingly hilarious indecorum (not all of them aimed at Rivers, by the way.)
Among th ... More >>