‘Beethoven’s Producer’ Shows the Changing Tide in Digital Comedy
It’s been nearly two years since we featured Chuck Armstrong and Charlie Stockman’s work, and in that time, digital comedy’s landscape has changed quite a bit. “Our new sketch is specifically about a content gatekeeper ruining an artist’s work in the name of commercial ... [Read More]
Orli Matlow’s (@HireMeImFunny) Tweets are Jokes and Cries for Help
Orli Matlow is a New York-based comedian and writer who has performed at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and is headed to the Women in Comedy Festival this year. She is a staff writer at Someecards and once contributed to New York magazine by translating the Hebrew edition of Playboy. Along w... [Read More]
Funny or Die! The Impractical Jokers are getting their own movie
truTV and Funny or Die are keeping Murr, Q, Joe and Sal in the pranking business, both on the small and big screens, for the next few years. Not only is Impractical Jokers getting an eighth season on truTV for 2019, but the fellas also will star together in their first feature-length movie, dir... [Read More]
Funny or Die Moves to Vox Media This Summer
A little over a month after huge layoffs at the company, another big change is coming to Funny or Die. According to Variety, after over ten years on the internet, Funny or Die’s website will move over to Vox Media’s platform in a multi-year partnership that will kick off this summer. Her... [Read More]
Funny Or Die partners up with Vox Media
Funny or Die‘s evolution will continue this summer, jumping its main website to Vox Media’s platform. Last year, The Ringer made a similar move, leaving Medium for Vox. The new partnership between FoD and Vox means that Funny or Die will remain editorially independent with its own sales ... [Read More]
Funny Or Die partners up with Vox Media
Funny or Die‘s evolution will continue this summer, jumping its main website to Vox Media’s platform. Last year, The Ringer made a similar move, leaving Medium for Vox. The new partnership between FoD and Vox means that Funny or Die will remain editorially independent with its own sales ... [Read More]
CBS All Access renews No Activity for Season 2
Funny or Die’s No Activity will do even more with less, as CBS All Access has ordered a second season of the streaming series starring Tim Meadows and Patrick Brammall as cops waiting for nothing to happen. Season 1 guest stars included Mark Berry, Arturo Castro, Mackenzie Davis, Bridget Evere... [Read More]
Comedians dealing with unruly strangers share their “Crashing” stories with Pete Holmes
In this partnership video between Funny or Die and HBO’s Crashing, “What’s Your Worst Crashing Story?” finds comedians Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Jackie Kashian and Moshe Kasher sitting down with Pete Holmes (creator and star of Crashing) to talk about some of their most awk... [Read More]
How Facebook Is Killing Comedy
Last month, in its second round of layoffs in as many years, comedy hub Funny or Die reportedly eliminated its entire editorial team following a trend of comedy websites scaling back, shutting down, or restructuring their business model away from original online content.  Hours after CEO Mike F... [Read More]
Billy Eichner and Funny or Die “Glam Up The Midterms”
In 2008, comedian Sarah Silverman encouraged us to get out the vote among the elderly in The Great Schlep. Now in 2018, Silverman has joined Billy Eichner’s movement along with Funny or Die to Glam Up The Midterms in this November’s Congressional elections. I’m Billy Eichner, a thr... [Read More]