Tag Archives: silliness

BBC Weatherman Laces Report With Drag References

Pink News reports: A BBC weather presenter has gone viral for his epic drag themed weather report. Host Owain Wyn Evans decided to embrace International Drag Day – with a challenge to get as many drag culture references in one report as possible. The Welsh weather host manages to get in references to everything from RuPaul through to Conchita Wurst ...

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Paging Sean Spicer: Bill Clinton Hides In The Bushes

The Hill reports: Former President Clinton posed between statues of his predecessor and successor at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas on Thursday, in a photo that quickly went viral. Clinton was at the library to celebrate this year’s graduates from the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, which uses resources from four presidential centers, including Bush’s and Clinton’s. Social ...

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Hear Trump’s Tweets As Read By Gollum [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “Lord of the Rings” actor Andy Serkis read President Trump’s tweets in character as Gollum on “The Late Show” on Tuesday with Stephen Colbert. Serkis brought Trump’s “fake news” tweets to life, channeling the fictional hobbit from “Lord of the Rings” after Colbert said he’d love to hear him read the tweets as one of his characters.

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VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Interrupts Austrian Orchestra

Billboard Magazine reports: Orchestral performances are often considered the most high-art of music events, but things did get a little ruff at a recent Vienna Chamber Orchestra concert in Ephesus, Turkey, when a wandering dog came onstage during a performance of Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony No. 4. In a new video, a very slow-moving, sandy-colored Labrador finds himself onstage, garnering a ...

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NEW YORK CITY: MTA Says Dogs Must Fit In A Bag To Ride The Subway, New Yorkers Say Done And Done

People Magazine reports: New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority is dog-friendly — to a point. Leashed service and emotional support animals are allowed to ride with their owners with no other restrictions, but all other pet dogs wanting to ride the rails need to be brought on in a carrier. For pup parents with smaller dogs, this is a cinch. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Naval Academy Obelisk Climb

From the Washington Post: Hundreds of Naval Academy plebes work together to scale a 21-foot obelisk slicked with lard. It’s an annual tradition: The first year students can’t begin their summer until they replace an underclassman’s “dixie cup” hat at the top of the monument with an upperclassman’s hat.

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New Liquid-Plumr Ad: Got Crack? [VIDEO]

Monica Cole, there’s a call for you. AdWeek reviews: Liquid-Plumr cracks wise in this new commercial from FCB Chicago. Various folks, ranging from a firefighter and florist to a bowler and boxer, expose some backside cleavage (though nothing overtly NSFW) as Rosemary Clooney’s jaunty “Too Marvelous for Words” plays in the background. “There’s a Plumr in all of us,” proclaims ...

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New York Mets Tweet Photo Of Giant Dildo

SB Nation reports: The New York Mets are having a disastrous start to their season, but on Friday night, they came back to beat the Miami Marlins, 8-7. That called for a celebration picture on the team’s Twitter account! They chose to feature T.J. Rivera, who hit a game-tying double and a home run. But the picture showed a giant ...

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“First, You Hire 15,000 New ICE Agents…”

The Hill reports: Sean Spicer is ditching the Easter Bunny outfit, instead opting for a suit at this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll. The White House press secretary sported a dark suit and red tie as he read “How to Catch the Easter Bunny” to children and posed with a pink-nosed, life-sized Easter egg dye company’s bunny mascot on ...

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OOPSIE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mistakenly Refers To Lindsey Graham As One Of “The Women Of The Senate”

The Hill reports: Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to have been caught up in a gender-swapping snafu, mistakenly dubbing Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) one of the “women of the Senate.” The 84-year-old Supreme Court justice delivered remarks at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania on Monday as she accepted the Prize for Civility in Public Life, honoring her and late Justice Antonin Scalia. ...

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Colbert: So Here’s Putin As A Gay Clown [VIDEO]

Earlier this week Russia’s Ministry of Justice announced that it has banned an image of Vladimir Putin in heavy makeup, although they did not specify which of the countless such memes is the banned one. Some media outlets have characterized the move as banning the depiction of Putin as a “gay clown” – setting up last night’s bit from Stephen ...

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TROLLTASTIC: Twitter Robot Responds To Every Trump Tweet With Video Of Tweet Being Burned [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Donald Trump has another political foe to worry about, with his latest adversary coming in the form of an insubordinate robot. A robot designed simply to burn every single tweet sent by Mr Trump has amassed thousands of Twitter followers. The Burned Your Tweet robot automatically prints out the president’s latest tweets before setting fire to the ...

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Bad Lip Reading The Inauguration [VIDEO]

The jokers behind YouTube’s popular Bad Lip Leading channel just released their take on the inauguration. Watch below as Trump, Obama, Bush, and members of the Supreme Court utter inanities. I won’t give any of the best lines, but the opening bit with Melania made me laugh the hardest.

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Paul Ryan Forced To Ask GOP Rep’s Son To Stop “Dabbing” During Commemorative Photo-Op [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A commemorative picture in Congress is no place for “dabbing,” according to House Speaker Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin Republican shut down a young man’s attempts Tuesday to pull off the popular hand gesture. After being sworn into the new Congress Tuesday, Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall (R) paused to take a photo with his family and Ryan when ...

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Somebody Hacked The Hollywood Sign

From the Hollywood Reporter: The Hollywood sign was vandalized to read “Hollyweed” early Sunday morning. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department said in an apparent New Year’s prank, someone was able to climb onto the mountaintop and place tarps over the sign for it to read “Hollyweed.” The incident was caught on surveillance cameras and LAPD is investigatgating ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Alexa, Play Pussy Anal Dildo

Via Mashable: We’re not exactly sure what this child is asking for when he says, “Alexa, play ‘Digger digger,'” but we’re almost positive it’s not porn. Regardless, Amazon’s personal assistant reached back through her algorithmic server banks, scanned the child’s budding language and, through the miracle of technology, determines that this child really wants to hear some porn. It only ...

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JAPAN: US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy And Embassy Staff Go Viral With Quirky Holiday Dance [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: The Japanese public pays careful attention to the words and deeds of Caroline Kennedy, the United States ambassador to Japan and one of the State Department’s best-known diplomats. But Ms. Kennedy generated an unusual buzz in Tokyo this week by doing something that is almost certainly not in her job description: wearing a Santa suit ...

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SO FETCH: Professional Hockey Players Perform The “Jingle Bell Rock” Dance From Mean Girls [VIDEO]

SB Nation reports: Ah, the holiday season is here. A time for joy, family, gift giving, and debating over what qualifies as a Christmas movie. It’s also that time of year when athletes do absurd things in support of their team’s social media hijinks. The South Carolina Stingrays from the ECHL are one such team, who upped the ante this ...

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HOLY DUCK FACE: Joseph & Mary Take Selfie With Baby Jesus In “Hipster Nativity Scene” Now On Sale

Hail Mary, full of kale. Hemant Mehta writes at Friendly Atheist: With Thanksgiving coming up, it’s not too late to start thinking about the Nativity scene you’ll put outside your home. For the atheists out there, may I suggest this one featuring what the birth of Jesus would look like in 2016? I kind of want one just for the ...

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Carpool Karaoke With Lady Gaga [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: Lady Gaga hitched a ride with James Corden Tuesday in the latest installment of Carpool Karaoke, where the singer also discussed the Super Bowl, recording “Pokerface” and her massive collection of Michael Jackson-worn clothing. Gaga, who recently received her driver’s license for the first time, then takes the wheel of the Carpool Karaoke mobile, but her inability ...

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