Tag Archives: silliness

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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Cher & James Corden – I Got You Bae [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reviews: Cher joined James Corden Thursday to perform “I Got You, Bae,” a modernized version of Sonny & Cher’s 1965 hit “I Got You Babe,” on The Late Late Show. “I’m going to do one of my favorite songs tonight,” the singer told the crowd. “But I want to do it in a different way.” Corden walked out ...

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Weird Al Songifies The Final Debate [VIDEO]

Last week Brooklyn’s Gregory Brothers brought us Joseph Gordon-Levitt, today we get Weird Al: If the Al Smith Dinner tonight left you craving better political humor, the popular songifiers over at schmoyoho installed Weird Al Yankovic as the moderator of the third and final Clinton-Trump debate remix. And clearly Chris Wallace missed an opportunity to surround himself with men in ...

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Hillary Roars At Ellen’s Debate Dance Clip [VIDEO]

The Today Show recaps: The presidential race is serious business, but one candidate saw the silly side on Friday. With the final debate just days away, Hillary Clinton sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to take a closer look at last Sunday’s debate — and it left her in stitches. Of course, as anyone who watched the town hall face-off between ...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Songifies The Debate [VIDEO]

The Gregory Brothers, Brooklyn’s viral video stars, have enlisted Joseph Gordon-Levitt for their “songified” take on the second presidential debate. Watch below as JGL substitutes for Anderson Cooper as Hillary and Trump sing their pitches to the voters.

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