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]
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]
You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian Agler
  You stupid fucking idiot. I can’t believe you just burned through your tenth free article this month and thought that we wouldn’t notice. We’re the goddamn Washington Post. You must be some kind of fell-off-the-back-of-the-turnip-truck-yesterday moron to think that we were g... [Read More]
You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian Agler
  You stupid fucking idiot. I can’t believe you just burned through your tenth free article this month and thought that we wouldn’t notice. We’re the goddamn Washington Post. You must be some kind of fell-off-the-back-of-the-turnip-truck-yesterday moron to think that we were g... [Read More]
See Fewer Posts Like This, by Liz Arcury
Why Are You Hiding This Post Today? • This post is offensive • This post threatens harm • This post proposes the notion that Adam invited four people to his birthday brunch and that I was not considered to be one of those select four but Adam has never said anything to me about n... [Read More]
Zach Braff learns he is a real-life Mr. Sparkle in Ukranian ad for boner pills
Remember that episode of The Simpsons when Homer’s likeness was used in as the mascot for a Japanese laundry detergent?… MORE Zach Braff learns he is a real-life Mr. Sparkle in Ukranian ad for boner pills appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Out of Office Replies for These Political Times, by Kimberly Harrington
I’m sorry I missed your e-mail. As you may have heard, women are no longer allowed to use computers so I’ve actually missed every single e-mail since January 2017. Please write your question(s) on an old white man and have him walk over to my hut. Thank you and Namaste. ….. Due to... [Read More]
An Excerpt from ‘The Best American Emails,’ by Amanda Meadows
You’re Invited to a Screening of ~HOCKEY JERKS~ To: amandasjunkmail@ymail.com From: thescreenery@screenery.film Subject: You’re Invited to a Screening of ~HOCKEY JERKS~ SCREENINGS’ GREETINGS! Hey [amandasjunkmail@ymail.com], Thanks for participating with The Screenery! We’d l... [Read More]
‘McSweeney’s’ Editor Chris Monks Talks Patreon, Paying for Humor, and the Jerk Folder
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency has provided the web with “almost daily humor” for almost two decades. Over that time, how we use the web, and how we profit from it, has changed drastically, but McSweeney’s has remained more or less the same in both spirit and business model. I... [Read More]
Please Support the Patreon for ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’
If you read a site like Splitsider, chances are you also read—and/or have submitted your original work to—McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the online arm of Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s Publishing. It’s been posting “daily humor almost every day” since 1998.... [Read More]