David Cross Vs. Jim Belushi

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David Cross tells the story of Jim Belushi being a jerk to epic proportion on the movie set of Destiny Turns on the Radio in the video below. It is taken from the audio version of his book I Drink for a Reason. It is quite the tale, but is … Continue reading

Bo Burnham Winning Vine

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Bo Burnham is unusually good at making Vine videos. It’s not easy to make a funny video in six seconds or less, but the challenge seems to have brought out the absurdist best in the comedian. Bo Burnham on Vine The Bo Burnham Vine is one of the most entertaining … Continue reading

That Time Smoking Saved Bertrand Russell’s Life (VIDEO)

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If there’s anything we know about smoking, it is the detrimental health effects of the habit, which can lead to premature death. Historian, philosopher, mathematician, and overall bad ass Bertrand Russell found that argument a hard sell. Not least of which because being a smoker once saved his life. Bertrand … Continue reading

Man Sends Himself, Family Back to 1986 to Outrun Technology

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It’s back to 1986 for this Ontario, Canadian family. Blair McMillan and his girlfriend, Morgan Patey, have sent themselves back to the year they were both born, taking their two sons, Trey, 5, and Denton, 2, with them. Retro Living, Going Back to 1986 McMillian says he was tired of … Continue reading

Unaired Dave Chappelle Stand-up Clips for Chappelle’s Show (Video)

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Chappelle’s Show remains one of the funniest television shows in the recent era. It burned bright and fast, with a mere 28 regular episodes, and five specials, before Chappelle took off for Africa. That tends to make any Chappelle’s Show “lost” material that much more important and valuable to fans. … Continue reading

Michael Jordan Coming Back for One Game? Jalen Rose Thinks So (VIDEO)

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File this under “Highly unlikely, but if only.” Retired NBA star Jalen Rose thinks Michael Jordan will come out of retirement to play one game for his Charlotte Bobcats…or are they officially the Hornets yet? Let’s explore why this looks like a possibility. First off, Rose sounds very confident in … Continue reading

Vincent Reinhart of Morgan Stanley Says Investors Predict Government Shutdown Will Last At Least A Week (Video)

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No one knows how long the government shutdown will last, but how long investors think it might last could have a real economic effect by itself. Although perhaps not in the way you might imagine. First, the numbers: Morgan Stanley’s Chief US Economist Vincent Reinhart appeared on Bloomberg and revealed … Continue reading

Girl Makes Unfunny Quit Video Complaining of Views Driven Media, Gets Lots of Views and Comedy Writing Job Offers

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There’s been a lot written and said about the latest “I Quit” video to have caught national attention and gone viral. In it, Marina Shifrin dances around to the Kanye West song “Gone” while the text reads out a laundry list of complaints about her job at the Taiwanese company … Continue reading

That Time Louis C.K. Had a Gun Pulled on Him, Had to Race Through the Streets of LA for His Life (VIDEO)

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Back in 2010, Louis C.K. appeared on the Lopez Tonight show and shared a harrowing story, albeit in his typical laid back manner. It’s a great example of his comedic style: a matter-of-fact, acceptance-of-the-situation awareness, wrapped in a sweaty, panicky body, stuck inside an exceptionally common situation suddenly turned awkward … Continue reading

Watch Ricky Gervais Meet Larry David (VIDEO)

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In 2006, fresh off the success of The Office and in the middle of the short lived series Extras, Ricky Gervais got to meet one of his idols: Seinfeld co-creator Larry David. The meeting was filmed as part of his similarly short lived show Meet Ricky Gervais for Channel 4. … Continue reading