Eddie Izzard ‘Force Majeure’ Interview: ‘The Melting Pot can save the World’
On the surface, Eddie Izzard and Arnold Schwarzenegger don’t seem to have much in common. Izzard is hilarious; Schwarzenegger isn’t funny (on purpose, at least). Izzard is a slight dude – barely 5’8” – who cross-dresses and wears lipstick while Schwarzenegger stan... [Read More]
White House Press Secretary Says Jon Stewart Was Obama's Toughest Interview in 2012
by Bradford Evans Barack Obama's press secretary Jay Carney told students at Georgetown that Jon Stewart was actually the president's "most substantive, challenging interview" in 2012, instead of, you know, any interviews with real journalists. Here's what Carney said (via The Wrap): I remember we h... [Read More]
Rush Limbaugh Sure Is Unhappy That Stephen Colbert Got 'Late Show'
by Adam Frucci America's racist uncle, Rush Limbaugh, weighed in on the Colbert Late Show news on his show yesterday, and – surprise! – he is none too pleased that a guy who's spent the last few years dismantling everything Rush stands for is getting a bigger stage. Here's his reasoned ... [Read More]
Adam Scott Revives His 'Step Brothers' Character for Funny Or Die Affordable Care Act Video
by Bradford Evans Following Barack Obama's appearance on Between Two Ferns a couple weeks ago, here's Funny Or Die's latest video in support of the Affordable Care Act. In it, Adam Scott reprises his douchebag brother character from the movie Step Brothers to talk about how terrible health insuranc... [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]
Hillary Clinton Considered Guest Starring on 'Home Improvement'
by Bradford Evans The Bill Clinton library released a bunch of previously-confidential documents from his time in the White House, and Politico detailing a time that then-First Lady Hillary Clinton came close to guest starring on the Tim Allen sitcom Home Improvement in the early/mid-'90s.... [Read More]
Michelle Obama to Guest Star on 'Parks and Rec'
by Bradford Evans Michelle Obama is set to make her sitcom debut. THR reports that the first lady is set to cameo in Parks and Recreation's one-hour season finale, titled "Moving Up," which was filmed recently and will air Thursday, April 24th. Obama shot her cameo in Miami, where she was working to... [Read More]
Watch Seth Rogen Talk to the US Senate About Alzheimer's Research
by Bradford Evans Movie star Seth Rogen testified before a Senate committee on Alzheimer's research today, giving a touching speech about the effects of the disease, which his mother-in-law has, and the charity he and his wife set up. He makes jokes too. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Eugene Mirman to Uganda, ‘Go F*ck Yourselves’
Eugene Mirman has always been an advocate for the regular folks in his own special way, whether it be taking on Time Warner Cable. Or, in yesterday’s case, attempting to get one country to tell another country that its f*cking up. Yesterday, a Arizona Uganda tabloid posted names of hundreds of... [Read More]
Support Eugene Mirman's Uganda Petition on the White House Website (UPDATE)
by Bradford Evans Comedian Eugene Mirman managed to sneak a vulgar petition past the folks at the open petition section of The White House's website. Mirman spread the word about it via Twitter, writing, "I'm somewhat surprised my petition to have Barack Obama tell Uganda to go fuck themselves was a... [Read More]