Fuse Renews 'Billy on the Street' for a Third Season, Coming in 2014
by Bradford Evans Cable network Fuse announced today that they've renewed Billy Eichner's Funny or Die game show Billy on the Street for a third season. The show's second season wrapped up in March and featured Eichner running around the streets of New York asking strangers quiz questions accompanie... [Read More]
 
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Watch Two More Animated Excerpts from Jack Handey's New Novel
by Bradford Evans Longtime SNL writer Jack Handey, is releasing his first novel, The Stench of Honolulu, on Tuesday, and yesterday, he released two animated excerpts from the book made for Funny or Die. Handey and FOD put out two more animated clips today; the first one's above and t... [Read More]
 
Image of Jack Handey returns with novel new videos, new novel, “The Stench of Honolulu”
Jack Handey returns with novel new videos, new novel, “The Stench of Honolulu”
After four years away from the spotlight, Jack Handey is back, and for the first time ever, he has formed his "Deep Thoughts" into enough sentences and paragraphs of a running fictional narrative to complete a novel. Jack Handey's "The Stench of Honolulu" comes out in book form on July 16, 2013. You... [Read More]
 
Two new ‘Drunk History’ clips online in advance of premiere
If you’ve never heard of Funny or Die’s Drunk History sketches, you should really check them out. Basically, the concept of the shorts was to get a person drunk, have them recount tales of history, and have comedians and actors act out the drunken tales. Need more cool news about the sho... [Read More]
 
Marlon Wayans to launch comedy website that promises to be the ‘In Living Color’ of the web
Marlon Wayans has his sights set on creating a brand new comedy website. Wayans will call his site whatthefunny.com, and hopes that it will become the In Living Color of the web. Funny or Die founder Randy Adams will be assisting Wayans in this venture, and has said that he has funded the site with ... [Read More]
 
Marlon Wayans hopes to create WhatTheFunny.com with co-founder of Funny or Die
Marlon Wayans is hoping the acronym WTF won't be so NSFW when he's done with his new online project, which boasts, "We're dropping the 'F' word." Called WhatTheFunny.com, the site remains a placeholder for now, awaiting enough short videos and/or webseries from Wayans and his funny friends to launch... [Read More]
 
Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival
Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords will headline Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival tour this summer, over five weekends in August and September. For the first [...]Author informationJohn Michael SimkoContributing EditorJohn Michael Simko is a pop culture enthusiast... [Read More]
 
If we don’t learn from ‘Drunk History,’ Drunk History will repeat itself
Ah, history class. So many names, dates and people. Who remembers any of that stuff? Not the people involved in Drunk History, apparently. But it’s probably for the best, as it makes the series all the more entertaining. If you are not familiar, Drunk History is a series created by Derek Water... [Read More]
 
Image of Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords are headlining Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival
Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords are headlining Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival
Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords are headlining Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival this summer! The first promo video was released today. Here’s the festival hub for dates and future promos. Tickets go on sale Friday (June 21): http://www.funnyordie.com/oddball The festival features two stages of comedy, including Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Kristen Schaal, Al Madrigal, Chris D’Elia and many more!... [Read More]
 
Image of Comedy Central Nabs ‘Drunk History’
Comedy Central Nabs ‘Drunk History’
Funny or Die, the online comedy video platform founded by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, has ventured into television before with mixed success. The HBO series, Funny Or Die Presents, ran for only a year in the US, even with Hollywood heavy Judd Apatow producing it. The star-studded Between Two Ferns,... [Read More]