Tag Archives: silliness

There’s A High Heel-Shaped Church For Ladies

In fact, it’s for attractive ladies. Cosmo mocks: According to Huanqiu.com, the very large glass shoe you see above is actually a new church built in Chiayi, Taiwan, for the purpose of bringing all the women to the congregation’s yard. Really — the church was built with “particularly attractive” tourists in mind and will open for the Lunar New Year ...

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So There’s A Back Hair Calendar [VIDEO]

JMG reader Alan tips us to this sorta bear-related story from Business Insider: Idaho resident Mike Wolfe had always been embarrassed by his back hair, but at age 35 he decided to turn it into profitable works of art. Wolfe recruited his friend and artist Tyler Harding to shave an American flag into his back. From there, the duo decided ...

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Hillary “Dabs” On Ellen DeGeneres Show [VIDEO]

Dabbing, I have learned, is recent dance fad. Here’s how the right wing Daily Caller reports today’s appearance on Ellen: Hillary Clinton tries very hard to convince people she isn’t 68 years old. Case in point, the Democratic presidential front-runner appeared on “Ellen” Monday morning and hit a particularly cringe-worthy version of the “Dab,” the new dance popular with NFL ...

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Samsung Launches “Smart Belt” [VIDEO]

I’ll be there in 20 minutes, I have to charge my belt. The Verge reports: Last year’s CES brought us Belty, a monstrosity of a wearable that aimed to track changes in your waistline as a means of delivering health insights. It was hideous. This year Samsung is trying something similar, and it miraculously succeeded. Samsung’s smart belt looks indistinguishable ...

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Open Thread Thursday: Powerball Fever

Well, you didn’t win the Powerball. But if you did, what would you do? NBC News breaks down last night’s drawing: The jackpot will roll over to an estimated $675 million — the largest lottery prize in U.S. history, according to Texas Lottery spokesperson Kelly Cripe — when it’s drawn again Saturday night. The numbers drawn in Wednesday night’s $500 ...

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Hillary Clinton: Aliens May Be Among Us

In a meeting with the editorial board of a New Hampshire newspaper, Hillary Clinton yesterday promised to investigate whether the federal government has covered up visits by alien civilizations. We’re pretty sure she was joking. The Conway Daily Sun writes: During the meeting, the former first lady, former senator from New York and secretary of state answered serious questions about ...

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Of Oz The Wizard [VIDEO]

Here’s the full Wizard Of Oz, but re-edited to present every word of dialogue in alphabetical order. The title is a clue to how things go. More than a little hypnotic, although I admit my eyes were crossing by the letter “F.” Spoiler: The movie ends with “zipper.”

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Stormtroopers Flank White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest exited the briefing room this afternoon flanked by two stormtroopers, much to the delight of Twitter’s wingnuts, many of whom correctly noted that stormtroopers are the bad guys in Star Wars. The stunt was part of tonight’s screening of The Force Awakens at the White House.

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Star Wars Cast Sings Star Wars Theme [VIDEO]

Stereogum recaps: Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyongo, Carrie Fisher, various droids, and Chewbacca all joined Fallon and the Roots to Pentatonix the shit out of it. They even got grumpy old Harrison Ford to show up for a couple of seconds. And you know what? It’s great! It’s so fun!

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VIRAL VIDEO: Darth Vader Yule Log

Via Gizmodo: Who wants the hassle and maintenance of a real fireplace when Netflix serves up a convincing yule log you can just stream to your living room TV? Or better yet, why not just give in to all the Star Wars mania and curl up next to Anakin Skywalker’s burning corpse on a cold winter’s night. If this five ...

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Carrie Fisher & Ellen Sell Star Wars Tickets [VIDEO]

Via People: Carrie Fisher and Ellen DeGeneres heard the call of disappointed Star Wars fans who couldn’t nab tickets to the opening night of the newest installment, so they took to the street. The actress, who is reprising her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, stood on the side of a busy Los Angeles roadway with ...

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At Boston’s Santa Speedo Run 2015 [VIDEO]

Via Boston.com: The Santa Speedo Run made its way through the streets of Boston, Saturday, for the 16th year. Runners were greeted with surprisingly warm weather for mid-December, making the event a little less chilly, but no less steamy. The runners started and ended with toasty brews at Lir Tavern, and ran a lap of Back Bay wearing nothing but ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Amazon’s Dumbest Kitchen Gadgets

Closing in on two million views in under 48 hours. Clip recap: “Celebrity chef and Thyme Lord Alton Brown is no fan of ‘unitaskers’ — kitchen gadgets with only one purpose. But maybe these Amazon offerings aren’t so bad.”

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Downton Abbey With American Accents [VIDEO]

Clip recap: “The cast of the popular ITV series Downton Abbey (Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Allen Leech) perform a scene of the show, but substituted their British accents for American ones. The stars attempted a twist on the British period drama during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday.” (Tipped by JMG reader Chris)

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UKRAINE: Lawmakers Brawl [VIDEO]

It all started with a bouquet of roses and a “crotch grab.” The fight began between MPs from the president’s Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB) and Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front (PF). It allegedly all started when Oleg Barna (PPB) went up to the tribune while Yatsenyuk was giving a speech, presented him a bouquet of roses and then tried to carry him ...

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The First Lady Raps About College [VIDEO]

This is great. As a bonus, the haters will sceam. Stereogum recaps: It’s a bummer to think that soon, Michelle Obama will no longer be our nation’s first lady. I say this because I find her to be exceedingly likable on a personal level, and also because it’s refreshing to see such a stately, important public figure act the fool ...

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Wrestler Wins Through Sheer Penis Power [VIDEO]

Yeah, this is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Via the New York Daily News: The competition to find a finishing move better than Joey Ryan’s is gonna be stiff. The wrestler won his match with Danshoku Dino in Osaka, Japan, by using penis power. Dino grabbed Ryan’s crotch and the mustached mauler disapprovingly shook his head — “No, ...

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Nick Offerman’s Yule Log [VIDEO]

Forty-five minutes of actor Nick Offerman silently drinking whiskey by a crackling fire. And that’s pretty much it. More than 1.3 million views overnight.

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New Fitness Fad: Crunning [VIDEO]

Crawling + running = crunning. Which is really just a renamed exercise that football teams have long called “bear-crawls.” Via Gothamist: It took a minute, but the fires of Hell have at long last forged a new trend in public humiliation-as-exercise, and it is called crunning. “But I already cry when I run!” you say. “How is this new?” No, ...

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Radio Promo: Opal Covey Rocks! [AUDIO]

Toledo talk radio station WSPD is running a promo featuring the rantings of famed prophetess and tongues-speaker Opal Covey. “If you do not order now, Opal will tell God to kill you and kill your pets!” Listen below.

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