Billy Eichner and Neil Patrick Harris Pester New Yorkers About the End of 'HIMYM'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from the newest episode of Billy on the Street featuring How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris. The guys harass a bunch of people on the street about their thoughts on the end of the long-running HIMYM, though Eichner seems more concerned about Cobie Smulders's ... [Read More]
More Info on Funny Or Die's Revamped Version of 'The Occasional', Now a Humor Website
by Bradford Evans Earlier this month, Funny Or Die announced that its humor journal The Occasional is now a website instead of an iOS magazine that charges money. Now, the new version of The Occasional has started to roll out new content in the form of written humor pieces. The Occasional's ed... [Read More]
Billy Eichner Gets New Yorkers to Scream His Favorite Celebrity Tweets
by Megh Wright Recently Billy Eichner took to the streets to get strangers to scream some of his favorite celebrity tweets. While most of the New Yorkers didn't seem to grasp the concept of screaming, that doesn't take away from Eichner's excellent taste in celeb tweets, which includes such Twitter ... [Read More]
President Obama Reflects on 'Between Two Ferns': "We Had a Great Time"
by Bradford Evans "Zach actually was pretty nervous. It was funny to watch because this whole Between Two Ferns schtick – which I wasn’t familiar with before my staff told me that we had been pitched to do this – his whole character is to go after the guest, and I think he was look... [Read More]
Looking Back at Billy Eichner's Pre-'Billy on the Street' Days
by Bradford Evans Comedian Billy Eichner's hilarious pop culture game show Billy on the Street debuted its third season on cable network Fuse this week, and the show is more popular than ever. The man-on-the-street segments that inspired the show began as YouTube videos that came from a popular live... [Read More]
SXSW 2014: Season 3 of ‘Billy On The Street’ at the Funny Or Die Clubhouse proves to be a crowd pleaser
Lustre Pearl played the location for the house party that Funny Or Die put together and oh what a party it was. There was food, music, live entertainment, podcast recordings. They also played host to a screening of season 3 of Billy On The Street. A season that’s chock full of celebs like Amy ... [Read More]
Support Funny or Die's Raise the River/Move the Ocean Campaigns
by Megh Wright Here's a video where Robert Redford and William Ferrell go head-to-head in conflicting campaigns to raise the river and move the ocean so that Colorado gets the water it needs. The Raise the River project is a real campaign you can donate to online, while Move the Ocean — howev... [Read More]
Billy Eichner, on turning “Man on the Street” interview into game show as performance art, in FUSE’s “Billy on the Street”
Funny or Die's Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner -- say that three times fast and you, too, may win a crisp dollar bill from Billy! -- returns tonight for a third season on Fuse. This season includes more celebrity guest stars, with Paul Rudd, Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Lind... [Read More]
How Barack Obama Ended Up on 'Between Two Ferns'
by Bradford Evans This morning, Funny Or Die released an episode of Zach Galifianakis's web series Between Two Ferns featuring Barack Obama as the special guest. Variety has the story on how this ended up happening. Basically, the White House wanted to get young Americans to sign up for health insur... [Read More]
‘Between Two Ferns’ returns with its biggest guest yet, President Obama
Zach Galifianakis’ hysterical Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns lands it’s biggest name yet… President Barack Obama. Obama, reluctantly, stops by in an effort to plug the fixed healthcare website and also to give Galifianakis a piece of his mind about The Hangover series. This... [Read More]