Tag Archives: silliness

VIRAL VIDEO: USA Swim Team Carpool Karaoke

Unimpressive compared to James Corden’s clips, but heading towards two million views. From the New York Times: Given the grueling training schedule, it can sometimes be jarring to see Olympic athletes acting like the rest of us mortals — especially the ones who spend their lives underwater. But it seems that this swim team has taken time to experience the ...

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Meet Meryl Streep’s Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Via Entertainment Weekly: Further proving there’s no role she can’t tackle, acting legend Meryl Streep has gone from complete Margaret Thatcher to full Donald Trump, sporting messy hair, a low-hanging red tie, a fat suit, and comically-applied self-tanner as the Republican presidential nominee during a Monday evening appearance in New York City. The three-time Oscar-winning actress took the stage in ...

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Just in via press release: Manager, Inc. today announces Nadkins (#Nadkins), the world’s first 100% natural, non-toxic towelette specifically formulated for a man’s most sensitive area. Recognizing a severe need in the marketplace for a top-of-the-line men’s grooming product for “down there,” founder and CEO Joe Caccamo enlisted the help of a top beauty industry chemist to create the Nadkins ...

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BRITAIN: Rugby Star James Haskell Explains His “Fabulous And Sparkly” Painted Toenails [VIDEO]

You’ll love his accent. The Mirror reports: England flanker and Wasps captain James Haskell has revealed he has his toe nails painted when he has pedicures. In the video above, the Rugby Union hard man takes off his socks to reveal a very well maintained set of toenails decorated to the tip. However, Haskell defended himself saying it’s not just ...

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How Not To Pronounce “Acela” [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Tuesday’s primaries in five Northeastern states was nicknamed “the Acela primary” by pundits, a reference to Amtrak’s Acela Express train that spans from D.C. to Boston. But local news anchors struggled to pronounce the high-speed rail service’s name. Bloomberg Politics created a humorous mash-up of all the anchors who tripped over the word (which is supposed to be ...

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Ted Cruz Lookalike To Shoot Porn Scene For Company That Blocked North Carolina URLs Over Hate Law

From the New York Daily News: Last week, the Internet went crazy over a Ted Cruz lookalike who appeared on “Maury” — and now the woman is using the hype to her advantage and starring in porn. After Searcy Hayes’ face was paired up next to Cruz’s, she really made her way into the spotlight. Hayes, 21, was on the ...

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Bad Lip Reading At The Democratic Debate [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast recaps: Bernie Sanders is the greatest thing to happen to the “Bad Lip Reading” folks since Ben Carson. In a new video out today, presumably taking on both Sanders and Clinton from last week’s raucous Democratic debate, puts nearly all of the focus on Bernie. But things truly reach another level when moderator Wolf Blitzer introduces a ...

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Hillary: I Got Hot Sauce In My Bag [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Hillary Clinton went into her bag of tricks — literally — on “The Breakfast Club,” telling Charlamagne Tha God she always carries hot sauce in her purse … a clear attempt to snag New York’s black vote. Charlamagne asked the Prez hopeful what’s in her purse, and she went for the sauce … clearly a reference to Beyonce’s ...

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Slate Writer Files Freedom Of Information Demand To See Obama’s Advance Copy Of Game Of Thrones

From Slate columnist Vanessa Golembewski: At a premiere event earlier this week in Hollywood, Game of Thrones showrunner Dan Weiss revealed that President Obama is the only person outside of HBO who will see advance screenings of new episodes. That means those who traditionally view them — mainly journalists, industry folk, and the occasional fan group — have no choice ...

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

JMG reader TJ points us to the latest ad from Britain’s Money Supermarket which features the return of their stiletto-wearing spokesmodel, who this time engages in an “epic dance-off” battle with a pole-dancing bear construction worker.  Watch below.

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VIRAL VIDEO: Former Marco Rubio Aide Tricks Sister Into Believing Zombies Are Invading DC [VIDEO]

You really should be able to trust the people picking up you when you’re drugged out after dental surgery. The Hill recaps: Since Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) ended his White House bid last month, one of his campaign workers now has time for other ventures, including pranking his sister into believing zombies were about to invade Washington. A video of ...

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Reading Fake Books On The Subway [VIDEO]

Clip recap: “Subways are a great place to catch up on your reading. But how do people react to book covers that are a little embarrassing, and also pretty hilarious? Watch how people react to comedian Scott Rogowsky reading some ridiculous books in public.”

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VIRAL VIDEO: Donald Trump Joins The Plastics

Over 13 million views on Facebook in under 48 hours. Pink News recaps: In a hilarious new video from The Crazy Gorilla, we see the presidential wannabe tackle Regina George, the blonde tyrant who rules her school in a way Trump could soon rule a whole country. Despite his obvious ego, Trump proves no match for George, who repeatedly tells ...

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George Mason University Fixes Its #ASSoL Problem

Last week it was announced the George Mason University was naming its law school after Antonin Scalia, prompting some of you to immediately note that the new name, the Antonin Scalia School of Law, yielded the acronym ASSoL, which is especially funny in our hashtag-happy era. Well, snicker no more. Or at least, snicker less. Via the Wall Street Journal: ...

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SAN FRANCISCO: California Highway Patrol Shuts Down Bay Bridge To Rescue Runaway Chihuahua [VIDEO]

Oh, let’s have a happy ending story. ABC News reports: A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge. The California Highway Patrol tweeted the small black dog “led us on quite a chase” Sunday and posted a video of it running furiously on the upper level of the bridge while ...

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This Is A (Fake) Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Half a million views overnight. Via Entertainment Weekly: Sure, it’s all in the spirit of April Fools’ Day, but that doesn’t make watching the most fearsome fighter in Westeros advertise a brand of bottled water any less fun. Hafthór Júlíus “Thor” Björnsson, who’s placed in the top 3 at the World’s Strongest Man competition every year since 2012, released a ...

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Fox Anchor Megyn Kelly Dresses As Seven Of Nine

Megyn Kelly’s new hairstyle has prompted a minor Twitter meme comparing her look to the Star Trek: Voyager character Seven Of Nine, who was a former member of the Borg. Last night Kelly acknowledged the meme by appearing at the end of her Fox News show in a Starfleet uniform. Jokes about Fox News and the Borg are just too ...

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Carpool Karaoke With Jennifer Lopez [VIDEO]

Vanity Fair recaps: This Jennifer Lopez iteration, which aired last night, is a very good one. Lopez—always appealing—is especially relaxed and on point here (highlights include the harmonizing between the two on Lopez’s “Booty,” as well a brief interlude where Lopez shows Corden how to pose for a “J.Lo music video”). Lopez also knows how to skillfully weave in tidbits ...

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Anything Can Be A Musical [VIDEO]

Via Entertainment Weekly: It’s getting harder for Stephen Colbert to repress his inner musical urges. After recently dueting with Anna Kendrick and Tom Hiddleston, the Late Show host got another huge opportunity to show off his pipes when Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator and star Rachel Bloom stopped by Tuesday’s show. Colbert began by asking Bloom, in his standard interview style, about ...

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

JMG reader Harry tips us to a new ad campaign for one of Germany’s largest insurance companies. With the tagline “Your Use Pays Off,” the clip below promotes an exercise app with the implied promise that you’ll soon be fit enough to confidently stroll around your local gym in the nude. Possibly not cubicle-safe due to firm German buttocks.

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