Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]
 
Dave Chappelle surprises Hartford crowd on 2014 Funny or Die Oddball Tour with triumphant return performance
Last year's stop on the Funny or Die Oddball tour in Hartford proved memorable for all of the wrong reasons, as the crowd turned on headliner Dave Chappelle, then Chappelle turned on the crowd. So it was surprising to see the Oddball tour schedule another stop in Hartford for this summer. But Satur... [Read More]
 
Grant Cotter wins Funny or Die’s Oddball Fest contest, slot on summer 2014 tour
Congrats to Grant Cotter, who over the weekend found out he'd won the 2014 Funny or Die Oddball Fest "Road2Oddball" contest. Cotter thanked fans and friends via his Twitter @GrantCotter: "HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who voted/shared my video! If it weren't for you guys I'd be bagging groceries i... [Read More]
 
Zach Galifianakis, Ted Dansen adapt The Nationals documentary into stage play (Video)
Zach Galifianakis and Ted Dansen give a sneak peek as to what The National’s documentary Mistaken for Strangers would look like as a stage play. In a Funny or Die exclusive video, Galifianakis and the Three Men and a Baby star hang out with The Nationals frontman Matt Berninger’s brother... [Read More]
 
Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson Turn The National's New Documentary into a Stage Play
by Megh Wright Here's a new video Funny or Die made to help promote indie band The National's new documentary Mistaken for Strangers. In the video, respected thespians and former Bored to Death costars Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson decide to adapt the documentary into a stage play, and the result... [Read More]
 
Billy Eichner Is Writing His First Book
by Bradford Evans Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner is getting into the literary world. THR reports that Eichner has signed a deal to write his first book, a currently untitled comedic tome about the worlds of comedy and pop culture. "I'm very excited to start writing and I can assure my f... [Read More]
 
Terry Richardson, Dov Charney host ‘America’s Next Sick F-ck’ on Funny or Die (Video)
Alleged sexual harassers, photographer Terry Richardson and American Apparel’s Dov Charney have been keeping headline writers busy lately. That’s mostly because Richardson is pretty much always being accused of nefarious sexual dealings with his female model subjects (and because he&rsqu... [Read More]
 
Dov Charney and Terry Richardson Choose 'America's Next Sick Fuck' for Funny Or Die
by Bradford Evans Here's a new Funny Or Die video about Dov Charney (Rich Fulcher) and Terry Richardson's (Moshe Kasher) new reality show, America's Next Sick Fuck, in which they seek out the world's greatest demented perverts and Steve Agee delivers a chameleon-like performance as Larry Flynt. 0 ... [Read More]
 
NBC, Comic Relief, and Funny Or Die to bring Red Nose Day charity special to the US
Richard Curtis’ Red Nose Day charity special has aired biennially in the United Kingdom for the past 26 years. The telethon has been one of the UK’s highest-rated Friday night shows, and has raised over $1 billion dollars for charity. According to Deadline, Curtis will partner up with NB... [Read More]
 
The Lucas Brothers squabble and quarrel over today’s hot topics, like Crash Bandicoot
Stand-up duo and twins, The Lucas Brothers, are cast members on TruTV’s new sketch show, Friends on the People. FOTP has been releasing videos throughout the week, months ahead of its October 28th network debut. Via Funny Or Die, in this video, Kenny and Keith Lucas intensely debate today&rsqu... [Read More]