American Girl has made a number of live-action movies. Their most recent movie, Grace Serves Up Success, is apparently great…with five glasses of wine. What American Girl has been missing, however, is a live-action action movie. In their hilarious new sketch, American Girl Doll: The Action Movie, Funny or Die has given us a taste of what could be.
Kirsten, Samantha, Kit, Addy, and Molly are back to fight their arch nemesis, Barbie. This is an interesting choice considering they’re both owned by Mattel. Read More
BY Samantha Baumgartner
on Jul 01, 2015
If someone's saying "falafel" or "Wi-Fi" at a funeral, you might wonder if they're a little crazy. And one look at the teaser for Amy Poehler’s new show, “Difficult People,” will not only confirm these suspicions, it will have you cringing. Watch the trailer below via Youtube:
“Difficult People” stars comedians Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, both with previous experience working on Funny or Die’s “Billy on the Street.” It’s apparent through their chemistry that they've worked together before. Read More
Margaret Cho’s hilarious new Funny or Die video raises the question of what it would be like if women ran Hollywood. Cho depicts a network sitcom’s writing room, but with women only around the conference table. The fictional show is called “The DUFF and the DILF,” and the women are struggling with how to make Dan, the DILF, be more like “a human man,” since “52 percent of our audience is male or whatever,” as Cho says. The tables have turned.
They try to give him a hobby; they think him doing stand-up would be funny since men are terrible at it. Read More
As expected, once Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President, there was a barrage of sexist trolls waiting to make his or her two cents known. It is possible to have a critical discussion about Hillary Clinton without bringing her gender into it. Truly!
Funny or Die released a hilarious video mocking the idiotic comments that some people are making. Read More
BY Susan Avett
on Oct 30, 2014
Since its release on Tuesday, the YouTube video, “10 hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman has over 16,000,000 views. Joining with filmmaker Robert Bliss, Hollaback!, an organization that aims to end street harassment, created the video in an effort to bring attention to the street harassment many women experience every day.
"But what about men??" said the men who felt left out. Funny Or Die News decided to conduct an experiment to see what happens to a white man walking the streets of NYC. Read More
BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 17, 2014
If you caught our interview with comedian Megan Amram in the latest issue of BUST, you already know to save yourself the effort of learning “man science.” Amram’s new book Science For Her is coming out Nov. 4, and will simply explain confusing topics for anyone who has internalized the sexism offered up by years of socialization. The promo video has us salivating.
If you’re not convinced, maybe a sweaty, kale laden Nick Offerman will do the trick. Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Oct 02, 2014
TV on the Radio released their new single "Happy Idiot" with a trippy music video on Funny or Die to match. In the video, Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman!) plays a race car driver "Racer Steven" who hasn't raced "in a long time." The heartbroken racer makes lap after lap, haunted and tormented by the images of a past lover (Karen Gillan). Karen Gillan (of Doctor Who, Selfie) is seen in different outfits, sometimes cheering, sometimes baking a cake, all on the sidelines of the race. Meanwhile, the band stands by, singing along "Since you left me babe/ it's been a long way down. Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Oct 01, 2014
I have to admit, it's a little difficult to write a review about someone I have admired and followed since I first got into stand-up comedy. I still remember the first time I saw comedian Sarah Silverman perform live back home at a show in Manchester, New Hampshire, and I knew all her jokes and delivery by heart so well I could say them along with her. I recently watched Silverman’s HBO special We are Miracles (released November 2013) before getting to listen to the album version, which just came out September 23 in the US on Sub Pop. Read More
BY Emily Robinson
on Aug 08, 2014
Loved it when Kristen Bell took on minimum wage issues as the magical Mary Poppins? Christina Hendricks serves up just as much sass in her Mad Men take on the current issue of gender equality in the workplace.
Joan Harris serves up the modern workplace with a nice dose of 1960s hypocrisy in this Funny or Die video. Read More
BY Lex Ellenthal
on Jul 30, 2014
Recently for a Funny or Die video, actress Kristen Bell played a pissed off Mary Poppins. While her accent was a little off, she hit the mark precisely in the message of the video, which was that the minimum wage is not a living wage. Now, if you put aside the fact that Mary Poppins would be living in the UK, where the 2013 minimum wage was £6.31 (about $10.70), and the fact that the movie took place in 1910, our favorite nanny is facing a major issue of modern America. With $7.25 as the minimum wage in most places in the US, far too many people are struggling to get by. Read More