Watch a Play from Bob Odenkirk's New Book Called "Hitler Dinner Party"
by Megh Wright Bob Odenkirk's new book A Load of Hooey comes out today, and to get you excited, he teamed up with Funny or Die and the voice talents of Megan Amram to turn his short play "Hitler Dinner Party" into a fully realized and extremely awkward animation. For more monologues, poetry, fiction... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael’s First Stand-up Special is on His Own Terms
Jerrod Carmichael celebrated the release of his HBO comedy special in a way that was most true to him: eating Krispy Kreme donuts, drinking champagne, and doing stand-up comedy. A few nights before his first stand-up special “Love at the Store” was to air, Carmichael hosted a show a... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael’s First Stand-up Special is on His Own Terms
Jerrod Carmichael celebrated the release of his HBO comedy special in a way that was most true to him: eating Krispy Kreme donuts, drinking champagne, and doing stand-up comedy. A few nights before his first stand-up special “Love at the Store” was to air, Carmichael hosted a show a... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael takes on the L.A. City Council to promote his new stand-up special
We’ve mentioned it many times but this Saturday, October 4th is the premiere of Jerrod Carmichael’s first stand-up special, Love At The Store premieres on HBO. While promos for said special have already hit the web. Carmichael already sponsored a PeeWee football team as part of the promo... [Read More]
Ellen Page and Kate Mara Make the Perfect Team in "Tiny Detectives"
by Megh Wright Whether you're a fan of True Detective or simply a supporter of short people everywhere, Funny or Die's new video "Tiny Detectives" has made a joke between Ellen Page and Kate Mara from earlier this year into a watchable thing that is much more entertaining than the recent True Detect... [Read More]
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]