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WATCH: Hilarious and heartbreaking 'I Am Chris Farley' trailer

Directors Derik Murray and Brent Hodge released a new trailer for I Am Chris Farley, the simultaneously hilarious and devastating documentary out next month.

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A timelapse of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from season 3 through 20

Seizure warning. Billy Chasen, who edited this amazing supercut, says try to watch in HD. He's right.

Chasen explains,

I've been watching The Daily Show ever since Jon Stewart took over for Craig Kilborn and I declared, "this'll never work!" This is my send off to his profound impact as host.

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Chuck Palahniuk reads children's book 'Fight Club 4 Kids'

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"We'll call it the Horsing Around Club, and we'll just f***in' go to town on each other, just visceral disturbing sh*t, y'know?" The only thing that would be better than Chuck Palahniuk reading Fight Club 4 Kids would be if this book were real. (via)

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Australian comedian Jim Jefferies on guns and gun control

jimjefferies "Protection? What the fuck are you talking about? You have guns because you like guns." [NSFW. video link]

Trailer for Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's new show!

In "Documentary Now!" Fred Armisen and Bill Hader take the piss out of serious documentary films.

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Hecklers ruin comedy

"Here’s the difference between fighting in hockey and heckling in stand-up comedy," writes Lary Wallace at Aeon, "…the former is all about the players, while the latter is all about the fans trying to be the players."

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Here’s what happens when gay guys see each other and straight people aren't around

Brian Jordan Alvarez, Mitch Silpa, and Stephen Guarino finally reveal the secret in this delightfully surreal sketch.

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Anna Kendrick is “Indianna Jones” in this Red Nose Day sketch

As part of its Red Nose Day festivities, NBC decided to “reboot” Indiana Jones with Anna Kendrick as its snappy, sarcastic lead.

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Cecily Strong crushes it at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Not since Colbert's roast of GWB in 2006 has a comedian's Nerd Prom monologue been so outrageously funny. Obama's bit was pretty awesome, too.

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RIP Stan Freberg, parody king and satirist extraordinaire

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Stan "Freeb" Freberg's 7-decade career made a huge impact in American comedy, especially in novelty songs. Everyone from Weird Al to Roseanne to Steven Spielberg all considered Freeb a huge influence.

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Nathan Barley: old comedy turned out to be a documentary about our future

When Charlie "Black Mirror" Brooker came up with his trustafarian new media parody Nathan Barley for TV Go Home, no one suspected the character would last this long -- or be so relevant.

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Snipers, WOMEN comedy on IFC.com

The guys from WOMEN have been putting out some of the most compelling and original sketch comedy in memory. Women members Allen Strickland Williams, Dave Ross, Jake Weisman, and Pat Bishop have recently teamed up with IFC.com's "Comedy Crib", and their first collaboration is on point.

Comedian Mike Bobrinskoy creatively outscams OKCupid scammer

This tale of how Mike Bobrinskoy turned the tables on an OKCupid scammer named "Alexandra" is well worth the 9 minutes it takes to watch or listen.

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Mel Brooks on the 40th Anniversary of his "greatest film," Young Frankenstein


In a short interview from September, Mel Brooks reflects on the history of Young Frankenstein, which he calls "his greatest movie" (an assessment that's hard to argue with, given how brilliant it was, though the competition is stiff!).

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Animation: Robin Williams on masks and humanity

Robin Williams, 1991: "“Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh. To make us realize we still are part animal.... So you don't take yourself seriously and destroy the species.” (Blank on Blank)

A Conversation with John Cleese

Ethan Gilsdorf talks to the Monty Python's Flying Circus alum about his career, his new autobiography, and his limbs.Read the rest

Putting your foot in your mouth

John Purcell, the writer behind the excellent Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong and the NYC Subway Summer 2014 Service Changes videos made a new video about what it's like to "put your foot in your mouth" when asking out a co-worker.