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Onion launches a spot-on parody of VICE TV

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Nailed it. Follow them at @edgetv on Twitter.

“Uncaged, Unaccountable, Fucked Up. EDGE Atrocity Tip Line: 1-877-777-8192.” Starts August 3.

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Jones' Good-Ass BBQ and Foot Massage

Never gets old, even though these TV ad viral videos first came out in 2007-8, if I recall correctly.

I neither know nor care whether this is, or ever was, a real business. I choose to believe.

Huh, and they run a truck and storage firm, and they're also lawyers.

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Graffiti enthusiast won't take red for an answer

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In the eternal struggle between graffiti enthusasts and wall owners, sometimes a playful conversation emerges, like this battle over the word RED vs. red paint.

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This is the best funny video on the entire internethole

This. Looping. Forever.

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A robot, a dog, and a Pop Tart.

Good luck not laughing when you watch this one.

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Broga: Yoga for Bros

"Linebacker II"


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Manly mindfulness for mellow macho muscle men.

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Watch: “Rick Perry's Presidential Announcement (short version)”

By weird video humor expert Vic Berger.

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Millennial justice

There's nothing sweeter than poetic justice, and Jamie Lauren Kelles's "Millennial Revenge Fantasy" meets and exceeds Dante for grotesque punishments that perfectly fit the crime.

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Crowdfunding a film of Ellen Klages' "The Scary Ham"

Brilliant SF writer and hilarity merchant Ellen Klages writes, "Last year, I told the story of my father's scary ham. Now it may become a short film. Take a look at the video. If you laugh, please contribute or help spread the word.

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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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Variations on the Trolley Problem


The "Trolley Problem" is a highly problematic thought-experiment about utilitarianism and morals -- ripe for skewering in the pages of McSweeney's.

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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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Alien overlord: stop blaming me for your city's housing bubble!


Zathbog of Planet Cibwarv wants us to stop blaming him for buying up all the property in your favorite big city, ensuring that even families with solid double incomes can barely afford to rent, and will never own a home of their own; after all, you should see the hardships he endured while building up his immense off-planet fortunes in the the interstellar mining industry.

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Profile of Daniel Pinkwater, "Pynchon for kids"


Reading Daniel Pinkwater's novels as a kid changed my life for the better, and I've never looked back, so this beautifully written profile by Josh Nathan-Kazis was a pure delight to read, from Pinkwater's experiences as a cult member to the time that Terry Gilliam blamed him for killing Harvey Kurtzman's Help! magazine, putting R. Crumb out of a job.

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'Sista Girl' Felicia A. O'Dell's ultra-low-budget cooking videos are what the internet needs

"Motherfucker, this is not prison food." If you haven't seen "Sista Girl" Felicia A. O'Dell's cooking videos, which have been making the internet rounds this week, man, you're missing out. Her YouTube channel is called Sista Girl.

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Weird Al parodies Lorde's "Royals"

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Weird Al Yankovic, still at it with "Foil," a parody of Lorde's "Royals," from his new album Mandatory Fun.