Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)
Like Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Game of Thrones and a few others, True Detective is show that people lose their minds over. To be fair, the HBO drama is stellar and we get why people loved first season performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. So it makes sense that for weeks... [Read More]
Tiny Detectives: Ellen Page and Kate Mara star in the #TrueDetectiveSeason2 we really want to see. Thanks, Funny or Die!
Perhaps you heard they cast a new dynamic duo to star in the second installment of HBO's True Detective. Sure, Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn are no Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey. But who is? At any rate. I'd definitely tune in to multiple seasons of Tiny Detectives, the parody from Funny ... [Read More]
The Economics of Internet Comedy Videos
by Nicole Dieker Funny videos on the internet come from a plethora of sources, from established internet studios to TV networks to independent comedians. But how do comedy production studios fund their internet comedy videos? There’s no simple answer. In fact, one of the first answers I heard ... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)
Fresh off his stint at Funny or Die´s Oddball comedy festival and winding down the promotional tour for his upcoming Spike Lee-helmed stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael is on what you could call a bit of a hot streak. That type of success would get to anyone’s head, but Jerrod Carmichae... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael Promotes His HBO Special by Sponsoring a Pee-Wee Football Team
by Megh Wright With the premiere of his HBO standup special Love at The Store just around the corner, Jerrod Carmichael decided to channel his influence and promotional needs by reaching out to today's youth to make a difference by sponsoring a pee-wee football team, as long as the name "CARMICHAEL"... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael sponsors a PeeWee Football team to promote his HBO special
To show he's not just man, but also human, stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael has sponsored a PeeWee Football team. Of course, it's all just in jest -- to promote Carmichael's first HBO comedy special, "Love at the Store," directed by Spike Lee and premiering on Oct. 4, 2014. For football synergy, ... [Read More]
Michael Che replaces Cecily Strong on SNL Weekend Update; more SNL cast hires coming in 2014
What did you do on your summer vacation? Michael Che -- who left the Saturday Night Live writing staff in May to join The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as an on-air correspondent and hooked up with Funny or Die's Oddball Festival for four tour stops in August -- is rejoining SNL this season in front o... [Read More]
Will Ferrell Wants to Play Video Games with You for Charity
by Megh Wright If your biggest dream is to win a half-eaten bag of Skittles and the chance to play video games with Will Ferrell, his newest charity push "Will Ferrell's SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge" might make those dreams come true. Ferrell has set up an Indiegogo campaign at WillFerrellHates... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress explains his larger-than-life jumpsuit face while on tour this summer and fall
If you've been to this summer's Oddball Fest comedy tour, then you've probably seen Hannibal Buress saunter onstage sporting a jumpsuit with his face emblazoned across his chest, even larger than his real-life face. It's even bolder than his previous move, releasing a single, "Gibberish Rap," and br... [Read More]