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]
Humor in Hindsight: Zach Galifianakis and his twin in “Live at the Purple Onion” and “Between Two Ferns”
For my latest Humor in Hindsight column for Decider, I took a look back at how Zach Galifianakis has perfected the art of playing himself opposite his own self. Sure, you can see Galifianakis pull off this feat weekly on FX’s Baskets, which just returned in January for its third season, now wi... [Read More]
Billy Eichner and Funny or Die Team Up to Launch “Glam Up the Midterms”
During his appearance on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Billy Eichner revealed that he’s teamed up with Funny or Die to launch a campaign ahead of November’s midterm elections called “Glam Up the Midterms.” According to Eichner, the aim of the campaign is to ... [Read More]
Funny or Die lays off more staffers. Read the memo from Mike Farah
We’re still learning more about what’s going on over at Funny or Die HQ, but suffice it to say, 2018 isn’t opening on a high note, as the company just announced additional layoffs. FoD closed the NYC office last year, and also eliminated jobs in San Mateo, consolidating much of the... [Read More]
Another Round of Layoffs Hit Funny or Die
A year and a half after a round of layoffs that shuttered the San Mateo engineering office and left 37 people without a job and almost one year since closing the New York office, Funny or Die has made some more cuts today. According to Deadline, Funny or Die CEO Mike Farah sent a memo to [&hell... [Read More]
Comedy Central cans Gorburger as T.J. Miller faces renewed sexual assault allegations
Coincidentally or not, we learned Comedy Central had canceled a weekly late-night series, The Gorburger Show with T.J. Miller, on the same day we learned of old accusations of sexual assault and abuse at the hands of Miller, including choking, punching and rape. The Daily Beast reported on Miller&rs... [Read More]
Will Ferrell breaks into the Kardashian house for a good cause
Will Ferrell wants to raise some money for an organization called Cancer for College which helps people with cancer go… MORE Will Ferrell breaks into the Kardashian house for a good cause appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]