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Wah-Wah Boots: the untold story
posted by Lorin on Jun 22, 2016 - 14 comments

Highlights from Key & Peele's incredible run

In its all-too-brief 3½ year run, Comedy Central's sketch comedy powerhouse Key & Peele burned brightly, leavening Peabody-award-winning social commentary with sublime silliness and Hollywood-quality production values, all centered on the impeccable character acting of co-stars Jordan (Peele) and Keegan-Michael (Key). By the time its end was announced, characters like the Substitute Teacher, the East/West College Bowl players, and Obama's Anger Translator had captured the popular consciousness, while skits like TeachingCenter and Negrotown deftly spotlighted our most pressing problems. With the finale airing tonight, and the dynamic duo free to tackle other projects, why not revisit the program's concentrated brilliance in the form of ~100 of their very best short bits available on the web, sorted loosely by topic. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Sep 9, 2015 - 76 comments

Grand Theft Arthur

YouTube user Merfish has recreated some popular TV show theme intros in the video game Grand Theft Auto V [NSFW]:

  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  • Full House
  • Arthur
  • Family Matters

  • posted by Room 641-A on Jul 5, 2015 - 12 comments

    “SO DO I!!!!!”

    Why Disney Marriages Never Work: [SLYT] What happens after the credit roll is the truly depressing part.
    posted by Fizz on Jun 29, 2015 - 35 comments

    "Never stop drawing, never stop dreaming."

    There are hundreds of instructional videos on YouTube, but if you ever wanted to learn how to draw some of your favorite characters, like Spongebob Squarepants and Mario, or build a Jurassic fort or a string art sun clock, then Character Corner and Forts and Crafts are places you could go.
    posted by Room 641-A on Jun 11, 2015 - 3 comments

    Who better to host a nature show about animals than a Dogg?

    Last year Jimmy Kimmel teamed up with Snoop Dogg to produce the nature series, Plizzanet Earth. In the latest episode, Snoop Dogg tackles Otters vs. Crocs. (Mostly bleeped but probably NSFW for a few people.) [more inside]
    posted by Room 641-A on Mar 6, 2015 - 9 comments

    "In the name of all Shelled Ones, I banish thee!"

    Tortoise dislikes cat (SLYT)
    posted by overeducated_alligator on Dec 24, 2014 - 24 comments

    The respected General continues to enact humble miracles

    HEAVEN'S COUNTRYLAND: your 8-bit animated guide to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (MLYT) [more inside]
    posted by overeducated_alligator on Sep 11, 2014 - 7 comments

    This is literally the greatest thing that has ever happened.

    On September 1st, Paul F. Tompkins officially checks in to the Superego Clinic For Analytical Pscience™ for the long-awaited fourth season of the group's comedy/improv podcast. Can't wait? There's good news! Throughout the month of August, Superego will be posting new unreleased material to hold you over, starting with part one of a new Behind The Bonus episode, featuring previously unreleased material ($1.99 download). There will also be new animated Superego Supershorts posted to their You Tube channel, and more. The Superego facebook page is also a flurry of activity, and you can even get a personalized post card. [more inside]
    posted by Room 641-A on Aug 2, 2014 - 5 comments

    If Horses Were People

    If Horses Were People: an equestrian sketch comedy series. [more inside]
    posted by jedicus on Jul 14, 2014 - 13 comments

    look, Mum - no hands!

    "YouTube user Now 夠了沒 has broadcast a genius method of putting on pants.
    It is one that forgoes the often irritating and time-consuming use of hands.
    No doubt this is why the internet was invented."
    (Buzzfeed link - includes animated .gifs & embedded video; soundtrack: "The Final Countdown") [more inside]
    posted by flex on Jul 6, 2014 - 23 comments

    Do you want to be perceived as rich and cuddly? Of course you do!

    Volvo Blå: A Swede named PonyHans wants you to Buy His Volvo. [SLYT]
    posted by Room 641-A on May 17, 2014 - 10 comments

    That's not how I remember it went...

    Friday video fun: A new subreddit Commercial Cuts is devoted to television commercials that have had small edits made to them that, um, really change the message and tone. Highlights include Lunchables, J.G. Wentworth, Bagel Bites, Febreze, and Swiffer.
    posted by jbickers on May 9, 2014 - 24 comments

    The sweder must awaken!

    We have puppetsign! David Lynch's Dune Sweded (SLYT) [more inside]
    posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 10, 2014 - 34 comments

    Thanks, Cinco! ;-)

    The Cinco Family/Corporation is a fictional corporation which spans the television and internet works of comedian Bob Odenkirk. From 2007 to 2010, the comedy television program Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, served as an outlet for Cinco Products skits. The commercials and infomercials use green screen and special effects with the intent of mimicking the standard format of infomercials from the late 1980s and early 1990s, often lampooning technology from the same era (such as the Cinco MIDI Organizer). Generally, the goods and services sold by Cinco companies are a bizarre assortment of useless, pointless and/or physically harmful products, at least three of which require the removal of all of the user's teeth. [NSFW] [more inside]
    posted by Room 641-A on Dec 7, 2013 - 48 comments

    Engineer of the Exploding Whale Dies

    The hero responsible for the exploding whale video has died. The video is one of the first links I remember sending to people because of its awesomeness and still makes me laugh. Talk a little walk back through Internet history.
    posted by theora55 on Nov 1, 2013 - 42 comments


    It's time for MIND YOUR MANNERS with BILLY QUAN, a recurring spoof on martial arts movies from classic Seattle sketch comedy group Almost Live! Today's episode:
    posted by JHarris on Aug 26, 2013 - 22 comments


    Man leads sheep political rally.
    posted by The Whelk on Aug 16, 2013 - 39 comments

    It's Not About the Nail

    Don't try to fix it. I just need you to listen.
    posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jun 5, 2013 - 96 comments


    If you were watching late-night television in July 1998 you may have seen the half-hour informercial parody that the Beastie Boys produced to promote their upcoming album, Hello Nasty. The ad features Mike D, MCA , and Ad-Rock taking on roles to shill everything from the services of phone psychics to get-rich-quick scams to a food processor that plays songs from the upcoming LP. (Warning: video auto-loads.) [more inside]
    posted by Room 641-A on May 22, 2013 - 8 comments

    it's hard to look right at you, baby, but here's my number, so call me maybe

    "Call Me Maybe" (Chatroulette version) is Steve Kardynal's latest costumed lip-sync cover video - and as usual it comes complete with hilarious & happy audience reaction shots. If you like this, you'll probably also enjoy his Chatroulette versions of Katy Perry's "Peacock" (previously) and Lady GaGa's "Telephone" (previously). All videos may be considered NSFWish. [more inside]
    posted by flex on Aug 10, 2012 - 64 comments

    Careful in the morning.

    Public Service Announcement About Spiders. Just so you know.
    posted by sweetkid on Aug 5, 2012 - 62 comments

    Smart pug. (SLYT, natch.)

    Pug stealing food.
    posted by Wordwoman on Jul 17, 2012 - 26 comments

    Are all your questions gonna be about pets?

    A Conversation With My 12 Year Old Self
    posted by jjray on Jul 5, 2012 - 40 comments

    Can't stand no...

    I put a spell on you: a dramatic lip reading (SLYT).
    posted by es_de_bah on Jul 1, 2012 - 32 comments


    posted by Jesse Hughson on May 4, 2012 - 64 comments

    Things that seem normal when you live alone.

    Bathroom door never closes? Talking to self in british accent? You might be living alone. (SLvideo)
    posted by hot_monster on Mar 28, 2012 - 93 comments

    80. 80. 80. The whole time.

    I'm making Cook's Illustrated's recipe for beef stew SLYT parody
    posted by ifjuly on Mar 1, 2012 - 116 comments

    Deedl-ee-doo-doo, deedl-ee-doo-doo, doodl-ee-doo-dee dee.

    What do you do when your viola recital gets interrupted by someone in the audience getting a call on their cellphone? Improvise.
    posted by scalefree on Jan 24, 2012 - 26 comments

    The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

    The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
    posted by scalefree on Oct 2, 2011 - 66 comments

    "Oookun oooo uuva engs ooo. Oookun uhtawn ocean."

    Victoria Looseleaf's mesmerizingly WTF facial-stretch video set to Placido Domingo has been making the rounds this weekend. But who is Victoria Looseleaf? [more inside]
    posted by BeerFilter on Apr 24, 2011 - 45 comments

    Sweet Scent of Freedom Sold Seperately

    Some people have claimed that Barbie is really about giving girls the image of an empowered woman. There can be little doubt of empowerment when it comes to Black Moses Barbie - she fights for freedom and has all the coolest playsets and accessories.
    posted by yeloson on Apr 3, 2011 - 9 comments

    A penis, or a four-color ballpoint pen?

    "n arratives is a surreal, offbeat humour, low-key comedy cartoon show in amazing MULTICOLOURWIDESCREENMADNESSTECHNOLOGY." Apparently the first in a series. (SLVimeo; German with English subtitles.)
    posted by ixohoxi on Mar 21, 2011 - 7 comments

    You set a magic missile on my heart and charm person on my brain...

    Yes I like playing Dungeons and Dragons with you... "This Fantasy World" by the Doubleclicks, with animation by Brad Jonas. [SLYT]
    posted by Gator on Mar 11, 2011 - 49 comments

    Delicious Doomsday

    Romantically Apocalyptic is a morbidly funny webcomic from Russo-Canadian digital artist Vitaly Alexius (interview, gallery). Set in the starkly diaphanous wreckage of post-nuclear Manhattan, it follows an eccentric contingent of Soviet soldiers as they poke through the detritus of the past and contend with the mutants, cultists, aliens, and other horrors that inhabit the ruins. The comic's striking art style is the result of an arduous process, using "Photoshop, live actors, dead actors, sexy assistants, greenscreen, a camera, and a Wacom tablet" to composite "6 years worth of textures: 1 terabyte of stock footage, shot in real abandoned, forgotten places of our world." This multimedia ambition has burgeoned into plans for a community-powered animated/live-action web series (teaser video, animatic, fanart). While waiting for that to come together, be sure to spend some time on Kimmo Lemetti's excellent Gone With the Blastwave (previously), a very similar webcomic project with a more subdued palette that turned out nearly fifty pages of richly-illustrated post-apocalyptic humor before going on indefinite hiatus.
    posted by Rhaomi on Mar 3, 2011 - 18 comments

    I think it might be news time, now.

    Two delightful minutes in which Australian morning TV presenters discuss their preferred home defense weaponry.
    posted by BeerFilter on Feb 18, 2011 - 61 comments

    "Oo! Mushrooms!"

    First Time to the Nether! (SLYT) If you like hearing people being endearingly excited and/or Minecraft, you'll like this.
    posted by jragon on Dec 20, 2010 - 56 comments

    A wolf, a sheep, and a cabbage need to cross the river...

    A Riddle: A wolf, a sheep, and a cabbage need to cross the river. How can you bring them across, one by one, without the sheep eating the cabbage, nor the wolf eating the sheep? [more inside]
    posted by Gator on Nov 13, 2010 - 73 comments

    Wild Goose Chase

    In Soviet Russia American South, wild goose chases YOU. (SLYT)
    posted by Gator on Nov 1, 2010 - 65 comments

    We Work Hard, We Play Hard.

    Dance Fortress 2: The agents of Team Fortress 2 hang loose and party down.
    posted by The Whelk on Sep 29, 2010 - 20 comments

    Q to the E to the D

    Futurama has always been a haven for geek humor, but last week's episode "The Prisoner of Benda" pushed things to the next level. First hinted at in an American Physical Society interview with showrunner David X. Cohen (previously), staff writer and mathematics Ph.D. Ken Keeler devised a novel mathematical proof based on group theory to resolve the logic puzzle spawned by the episode's brain-swapping (but no backsies!) conceit. Curious how it works? Read the proof (in the show or in plain text), then see it in action using this handy chart. Too much math for a lazy Sunday? Then entertain your brain with lengthy clips from the episode -- including two of the funniest moments in the series in the span of two minutes.
    posted by Rhaomi on Aug 22, 2010 - 130 comments

    Father and Son

    From the surreal comic duo Tim and Eric (seen previously) comes a fifteen minute short about parenthood: Father and Son.
    posted by Rory Marinich on Mar 20, 2010 - 40 comments

    Drinkin' beer from a bottle, on a Friday night.

    SLYT: Chatroulette piano improvisation
    posted by Jimbob on Mar 15, 2010 - 61 comments

    Zoom in on the X-Axis!

    Let's Enhance - a montage of 'image enhancement' scenes from TV shows by Mefi's own dunk. [more inside]
    posted by adrianhon on Dec 18, 2009 - 50 comments

    Ninja Cat II: Electric Boogaloo

    Ninja Cat: The Reveal (previously)
    posted by flatluigi on Nov 13, 2009 - 25 comments

    Fumiko's Confession

    Fumiko's Confession - a short film animated completely by one person. (via)
    posted by flatluigi on Nov 12, 2009 - 23 comments

    CGI-brows short mockumentary

    CGI-brows (link goes to video on Vimeo which contains a naughty word but is otherwise SFW.) A short mockumentary about extreme emoting through SFX by RocketSausage (Dir. Andrew Gaynord) which has won the Virgin Media Shorts People's Choice Award for 2009.
    posted by planetkyoto on Oct 1, 2009 - 12 comments

    Giddyup, Gene!

    Charles Nelson Reilly by "Weird Al" Yankovic and JibJab
    posted by Del Far on Aug 4, 2009 - 59 comments


    Unskippable is The Escapist Magazine's new weekly video feature. Those tedious cut scenes from video games like The Bouncer and Dead Rising are much more tolerable when they've been given the MST3K treatment.
    posted by CrunchyFrog on Feb 25, 2009 - 32 comments

    Dear Deer

    Dear Deer by Kate Micucci [more inside]
    posted by Del Far on Jan 29, 2009 - 12 comments

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