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Jeff Dunham Picks the Super Bowl Winner...
You know it's got to be a little nutty in Jeff Dunham's house The comic ventriloquist and his wife just had twins. Like that's not enough - he's also got all those dummies hanging around. The noises are not just inside his head,...
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Check Out the New Barbie & Ken
The folks at Mattel must have gotten tired of humans trying to imitate their dolls. Specifically, the Barbie and Ken dolls. You do remember the Human Barbie and Human Ken people? People who had obscene amounts of plastic surgery to become living,...
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And This is How You Choreograph Live Television
Fox's broadcast of Grease Live was pretty well received. But a lot of people don't have a full appreciation of the amount of work that goes into a production like that. For every person on screen, there's dozens behind the scenes,...
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It's a Flying Fish, Naturally
A weather reporter (according to this TV account) was taping her reaction to an ocean storm on Barry Island off the coast of Wales when she got a surprise. A wave broke over a wall, and a rather large fish hit her in the head. It's a pretty...
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Gagging It Up With The Martian
I love gag reels. Sorry, I just do. To watch the behind-the-scenes mess-ups to me can be more entertaining than the movie itself. Not so with The Martian, the Matt Damon movie about an astronaut accidentally stranded on Mars. The movie's...
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"What Would We Be Without Our Mountains?"
Some folks are already saying Coors Light wins the Super Bowl advertising contest. Not that there is one, but it seems like that's something to talk about, especially if your team didn't make it to the big game. The thinking is that their...
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Your Keurig Could Be the Next Dinosaur
Do you have a Keurig machine at home? Maybe at work? Chances are good you do. And chances are good you've stopped using it. According to an article in The Washington Post this week, sales of the machines and their coffee pods are way...
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The Show Must Go On, Y'All!
Video surfaced earlier in the week of a drummer in Nashville falling through a glass window at the end of his set. The club was Robert's Western World. The drummer was Stan Saxon, playing with the Don Kelley Band. At the end of their set,...
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What If She Said No?
A guy in coastal England went to great lengths to propose to his girlfriend Liz. He created a video showing him battling her father, Star Wars-style, to ask permission to marry her. He almost lost the engagement ring, Lord of the...
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Saving Jimmy Kimmel!
Jimmy Kimmel Live! had a cast reunion of E.R. scheduled this week. Okay, they didn't really, but that was a skit they built around George Clooney's appearance. They set up a quasi emergency room, with Jimmy as the patient. George Clooney...
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Charlie Rose Gets In Cam Newton's Pants
Cam Newton visited CBS This Morning earlier in the week, to talk about taking the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl. He was wearing a pair of pretty flashy Versace pants. Gayle King, co-host of the show, bet Charlie Rose $800 that he would not...
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"Don't Go Outside"
A couple of guys in Sydney, Australia saw some bad weather coming in across the water. They were on some sort of structure on or very near the water. One guy was curious, and had his cell phone video cranking. His buddy said, "Don't go...
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"Flush With The Crotch"
I'm not sure why this video caught my eye. With that caveat, check it out. A guy posted a video on Wired.com showing how to get official Star Wars action figures to breakdance. To be 100% honest, he's got a method to turn action figures...
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"This Is the World We Live In"
Did you feel a little wobble in the world lately? Could be because a photograph of a potato recently sold for over $1,000,000. A photographer named Kevin Abosch took the picture of a simple, ordinary, every day potato against a black...
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Groundhog Throws No Shade
It's official. In case you missed it, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow yesterday on Groundhog Day. Therefore, spring is close at hand. I get it. We're dealing with tradition here. And this is the one day of the year for the...
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Alexa, What's This All About?
I must be missing something. I think this is an ad for Amazon Echo. I think Echo is Amazon's version of Apple's Siri. I think. Because all this ad does is show Alec Baldwin and Dan Marino brainstorming their game-day party which could...
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"You Are The Waffle Guy!"
This could be the best part of the football season. The folks at Bad Lip Reading have put together their annual compilation of NFL Bad Lip Reading. Actually, this is just part one. Part two will be coming soon. Meanwhile, sit back, relax and...
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Break Me Off a Lifetime Supply of That Kit Kat Bar
Okay, just when you thought the world couldn't get any crazier, along comes this story. A law student in London bit into a Kit Kat bar and found it to be waferless. So she wants the folks at Nestle to compensate her. In her letter to the...
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Grease Live - Yay or Nay
The reviews are mixed for the live production of Grease on Fox Sunday night. Some say it was terrific - better than any of the live shows NBC has produced. Others say not so much - it was no better and maybe even worse. But just about everyone...
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Prom Date, SAG Date, Same Guy
Uzo Aduba of Orange Is The New Black won a SAG Award for Best Actress in a Comedy on Saturday night. Her date for the evening was the same guy who took her to her high school prom back in Massachusetts. She tweeted out a couple of pictures of them...
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Meet The Ketchups
The Super Bowl ads are starting to leak out already. The first one I saw yesterday was this one for Heinz Ketchup. It's apparently part of a series of ads that will introduce The Ketchups. A family of condiments, I guess. In this one, a...
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Wouldn't You Love to Do This, Just Once?
A woman in Miami spotted a police officer in his cruiser who she was convinced was driving way too fast. So she chased him (okay, probably not the safest thing to do) and pulled him over. He thought she was experiencing an emergency, so he pulled...
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Archer Goes Magnum
You may know Archer. It's an animated series on the FX network about a super-spy named Sterling Archer. Season 7 begins on March 31, and the folks at FX put together a show open that matches up pretty well with the show open from Magnum: PI,...
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Boston Accent: The Movie
A tip o' the scully cap to the gang at Late Night with Seth Myers. They've produced an epic trailer for a non-existent movie that could easily be made in and around Beantown. Seth's having some fun with the legendary Boston...
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What if Tim Burton Took Over Disney?
Did you ever wonder what Disney animated films would look like if Tim Burton were in charge? Wonder no more! An illustrator in Los Angeles named Andrew Tarusov has taken care of that for you. He's drawn some classic Disney characters as if...
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Bryan Cranston Turns on the Water Works
Bryan Cranston had to endure an interview on the red carpet before the SAG Awards show on Saturday. Giuliana Rancic is so painful to listen to and watch. Watching the interview, you'll probably feel badly for Bryan. The only good moment was...
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Britney Versus The Donald - Well, Sort of...
Spike TV's Lip Sync Battle is becoming a favorite show of mine. They bring in some fun people to do some pretty interesting and often funny things. Last week's show featured Josh Gad and Kaley Cuoco. Josh lip-synched to Dynasty's "I...
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"So Many Qualified Pros"
JJ Watt, a defensive end for the Houston Texans, had some post-season surgery to repair a sports hernia. He's on the mend. He's had all sorts of well wishes, as you might expect. And some what I'll bet are very interesting offers for...
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Carol Burnett at the SAG Awards... in Fuzzy Slippers
Carol Burnett was presented a Life Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild celebration in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler did the honors, showing a wonderful reel of Carol's variety of characters in TV and film. You...
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The Hand Jive Competition
Matthew Rodin is a Broadway sort of YouTube guy I guess. I looked him up, I'm still not sure who he is. But that's not important right now. Playbill magazine put him together with the cast of this Sunday's live production of Grease -...
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"They Looked Underwhelmed"
John Oliver taped a behind-the-scenes segment for The Tonight Show the other night. The topic: My Worst Audition. John talks about auditioning for a deodorant commercial in England. And the humiliation of having to take his shirt off for the...
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"I Play for Jack's Blood"
The games they play on the late night talk shows are pretty simple. Until Lauren Conrad and Jack Black visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! the other night. The game they played sounds simple: Name That Thing. As it turns out, not so simple after...
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Your Next Cruise Destination: Muskegon
Ah yes, the great port cities of the United States that are the starting points for wonderful cruises. Fort Lauderdale. Los Angeles. Muskegon. Yes, Muskegon. The one in Michigan. There are reports that the city with the largest population...
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I'm Sorry, You've Got What in Your Bed?
This isn't really funny, but it really is. A 99-year-old woman in Miami woke up not too long ago in the middle of the night to find a kinkajou on her chest. She called her son-in-law, terrified. She didn't know what it was. He rushed...
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"People Didn't Want Me To Die, But He's Dead"
The new season of Game of Thrones is still a couple of months away, and the question of Jon Snow's fate continues to loom over just about every GOT discussion. In an interview with Digital Spy, Kit Harington, the actor who plays/ played Jon Snow,...
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Back to the Past With DeLorean
It's been 34 years since a DeLorean has rolled off an assembly line anywhere. You probably remember the DeLorean best as the Back to the Future car - the one that Doc Brown turned into a mobile time machine for Marty McFly's trips through the...
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Could This Be the End of the Road for Kimye?
According to In Touch Weekly, the fairy tale West/Kardashian romance has hit the skids. They've been arguing non-stop for months, say sources. One source even claims that Kanye was ready to divorce Kim shortly after the birth of their son,...
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"I'm a Red Panda?"
Dustin Hoffman visited The Today Show to talk about his voiceover role as Master Shifu in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. It's funny to note that he just figured out - after voicing three movies - that his character is a red panda, and not a...
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The Bachelor Meets Game of Thrones
Lena Headey plays one of the most interesting and possibly most hated characters on Game of Thrones. As Cersei Lannister, she's played hardball with just about everyone. At the end of the last season, she endured the Walk of Shame through her...
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The Return of the Ice Age
I don't know why, but this little video is making me chuckle. I stumbled across it yesterday, and I've already watched it a dozen times. Makes me laugh every time. Someone dressed up as a Tyrannosaurus Rex and slapped on some ice...
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True Sportsmanship
Deven Schuko is co-captain of his wrestling team at Norton High School outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Until this week, he was undeafeted. He lost this week to a wrestler from Dighton-Rehoboth High School. That wrestler, Andrew Howland, has...
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Time-Lapse Snow Storm
Every year, someone manages to get a dramatic time-lapse video of piling up snow during a major storm that's worth sharing. This year, the video comes from Winter Storm Jonas as it hit Chantilly, Virginia. Just watch who the snow gobbles up a...
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Yeah, I Don't Think So...
They're calling it a new breed of ride. The Rollercoaster Zipline. So, you combine a zipline with the thrills of a rollercoaster - ups and downs, twists and turns, all designed to make you scream and maybe lose your lunch. Thanks, but I...
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Arrivederci, Abe
Abe Vigoda passed away yesterday at the age of 94. It's hard to say what brought this actor more fame. His role as the hitman Tessio in The Godfather movies, and his memorable line: "Tom, can you get me off the hook? For old times'...
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Boo Ya!, Christopher Columbus
There's a rapper named B.o.B out there - sorry, I've never heard of him, but that doesn't mean he doesn't exist. He's on a mission to prove that the Earth - you know, the planet we all call home - is flat. Science be damned, we...
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When You've Got a Giant Piano, You've Got to Play the Biebs
James Corden has a new toy on The Late Late Show. A giant piano. A lot like the one that Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia played in Big, remember? To show it off, James had Sean Hayes pop in and play a tune or two. The first was the same tune Tom...
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Turning Comedy into Drama
Take one of the silliest movies of all time, Dumb & Dumber. Take some of the more serious moments from it - yes, there were a few. Stitch them together with some dramatic music, and what have you got? A trailer for a movie that looks like it...
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So This Is a Threat of Some Kind?
The Internet's got a mild buzz going after Khloe Kardashian made a vague comment on Twitter yesterday.   You can do anything. But never go against the family — Khloé (@khloekardashian) January 25, 2016 People think it's...
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A Pants-Splitting Performance!
Let's face it. You're not a true entertainer until you've experienced a wardrobe malfunction. Jennifer Lopez joined the ranks - or maybe rejoined them, it's so hard to remember who's been accidentally exposed already - on Saturday...
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What To Do With a Snow Day...
There are plenty of folks on the East Coast who got clobbered with Winter Storm Jonas and are still waiting to be dug out. And that means, the snow days are racking up. What does one do with one's snow days at a zoo, you wonder? Well wonder...
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