Ariel and Prince Eric Get the Sofia Coppola Treatment in Funny or Die's Fake 'Little Mermaid' Trailer
by Megh Wright Here's a fake trailer Funny or Die made for director Sofia Coppola's upcoming live-action take on The Little Mermaid, which is not only filled with nods to Coppola's past films but is most likely a very accurate look at what the real film will be like. How could a movie with this many... [Read More]
James Adomian Plays Jesse Ventura in a Campaign Ad That May Not Actually Be a Campaign Ad
by Bradford Evans Here's a video comedian James Adomian made for Funny Or Die, in which he brings the impression of former Minnesota governor/pro wrestler Jesse Ventura he's popularized on Comedy Bang! Bang! and other podcasts, to the screen for a campaign ad, even though he hasn't decided whether ... [Read More]
Spike Lee to direct Jerrod Carmichael’s first stand-up special
We’re so excited for this news to become public. A few weeks back, Jerrod Carmichael happened to be in NYC and performed a last minute stand-up set at The Stand, as always Jerrod was just terrific as he worked on stage for 45 minutes or so. It’s. Killer. Material. After his set, we said ... [Read More]
Jesse Ventura for President in 2016? Here’s a vote for a Ventura-Adomian ticket!
Is former wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura a potential presidential candidate in 2016? Isn't anyone at this point over the age of 35 who is an American citizen? Well, yes on both counts. But before you start your own conspiracy theories, hear me out. Or, rather, hear out James Adomian, who ... [Read More]
Kevin Hart Is Launching His Own Funny Or Die
by Bradford Evans GQ has a new, lengthy profile of comedian Kevin Hart out today, and the piece details Hart's plans to launch a website in the vein of Funny Or Die. The hypothetical website will feature comedy videos but also games, apps, music, and a place to buy concert tickets. Here's an excerp... [Read More]
Billy on the Street has a fantastic new game called, “That’s Not Pitbull, It’s Amy Poehler” (video)
Billy Eichner creates some great games on Billy On The Street. It’s quite possible he’s created the best one of all, “That’s Not Pitbull, It’s Amy Poehler.” Yep, Eichner took his Parks & Recreation cast mate and asked her to don the mask of musician Pitbull be... [Read More]
Tom Scharpling Directed Another Great Music Video for Real Estate
by Bradford Evans Comedian Tom Scharpling has been making awe-inspiring music videos for cool bands for years now, and his latest, the above video Scharpling wrote and directed for the Real Estate song "Crime," might be his best yet. Andy Daly's Tom Scharpling character totally gives Jon Hamm's Tom... [Read More]
Funny Or Die celebrates Passover with James Bond Jewish edition, starring Phil Rosenthal and Patton Oswalt (Video)
Sundown tonight marks the start of Passover, the most observed Jewish holiday— the one that honors the biblical mandate to come together, enjoy a bountiful meal and give thanks for having been liberated from the rule of Pharaohs in Ancient Egypt some 3,300 years ago. In tribute to our Jewish f... [Read More]
Mad Men’s Jessica Paré binges on junk food, gets fat for Funny or Die (Video)
Jon Hamm’s Don Draper and the rest of the Mad Men cast returns for the seventh and final season of the critically-acclaimed drama tonight at 10 pm ET on AMC. And while we’re fans of the show, we here at Laughspin are always looking for a good laugh. So, what better way to celebrate the b... [Read More]
Billy Eichner: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? (Video)
Paul Rudd and Billy Eichner recently took to the streets of Manhattan to play, “Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar?” As he does so often, the Billy on the Street star lovingly harasses passersby to get his answer. As you could imagine, most respondents were all-too-happy to r... [Read More]