Jay Pharoah’s Usher parody, “Bad Kisser,” featuring J-Rod and Abbi Crutchfield
Weird Al may have made the music video parody game on lockdown last week, but it's a new day, and time for a new parody, thanks to Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah. Pharoah and Above Average (Broadway Video's digital arm) released the music video just now for "Bad Kisser," Pharoah's answer to Us... [Read More]
 
Jay Pharoah Sings About Girls with Bad Breath in "Bad Kisser"
by Megh Wright It's been a couple months since Jay Pharoah released a new music video, but Above Average just dropped a new one today that's a parody of Usher's "Good Kisser." Expect a lot of metaphors for terrible breath. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart Announces He Wants to Buy CNN Through Kickstarter
by Megh Wright During last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart covered the news that Rupert Murdoch apparently wants to buy Time Warner, though CNN would have to be sold off due to the media mogul's ties to Fox News. Stewart jumped on the opportunity by announcing his $10 billion "Let's Buy CNN" Kicksta... [Read More]
 
Aubrey Plaza Is Armed and Dangerous in the Teaser for Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle'
by Megh Wright Back in March it was announced that Aubrey Plaza had signed on to star in Hal Hartley's new film Ned Rifle, and the first teaser trailer dropped today. The film also stars Liam Aiken, Parker Posey, James Urbaniak, and Thomas Jay Ryan and is set to premiere at the Toronto International... [Read More]
 
FXX Has Made a Darkly Prophetic Teaser for the 12-Day 'Simpsons' Marathon
by Megh Wright The Simpsons is getting an awesome digital app, live event, and multiple crossover episodes in the coming months, but first up is FXX's 12-day Simpsons marathon starting on August 21st. The network released the above teaser for the marathon today that does a solid job of imagining a w... [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]
 
Reggie Watts Sings a Beautiful Song About a Horse on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright From last night's Conan, here's Reggie Watts (with some musical accompaniment by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Coheed & Cambria's Travis Stever) singing a song called "I Once Knew a Horse" off his upcoming album Scarves & Cabbages. Not only is this song emotionally riveting, but ... [Read More]
 
Weird Al's Final 'Mandatory Fun' Music Video "Mission Statement" Is Here
by Megh Wright Yesterday marked the final music video release for Weird Al's new album Mandatory Fun, and via WSJ, here's the business jargon-stuffed Crosby, Stills & Nash-style "Mission Statement." In case you missed any of Yankovic's videos, click through to watch them all, from the very first... [Read More]
 
‘Skinny Sundays’ Review Featuring Interviews with Brent Morin, Jerrod Carmichael (Video)
While the rest of Los Angeles winds down before another work week, Skinny Sundays gives comedy fans a chance to end their weekend on a high note. The monthly show at the Hollywood Improv is produced by Joey DePaolo and Sam Varela and has established itself as a hot-ticket event drawing great crowds ... [Read More]
 
Watch Paul F. Tompkins and Dan Harmon Chat About All Things Dan Harmon-Related
by Megh Wright Here's the latest installment of Paul F. Tompkins's web series Speakeasy featuring Dan Harmon, who chats with Tompkins all about dropping out of college, when he was a "cocoon of dandruff and long sweater sleeves" starting out in standup, the birth of Channel 101, working on The Sarah... [Read More]