Matt Damon's eerily good Kavanaugh SNL sketch

Say what you will about the Trump era: it has ushered in a SNL renaissance. Between Baldwin's eerily good Trump and McKinnon's Sessions, Melissa McCarthy's Spicer and Bill Murray's Bannon, SNL is proving Garry Trudeau's point that satire isn't supposed to change minds, it's supposed to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted. Read the rest

Comedy/documentary explains quantum computing for a "confused general audience"

Jim Mortleman & Stuart Houghton write, "We're two UK tech journalists who also write comedy. This is our (UK-based) scripted comi-documentary podcast explaining the weird, wacky and potentially world-changing field of quantum computing to a curious but confused general audience. With laughs. In episode one we answer the question 'What the photonic muck is a quantum computer?' with the help of some of the world's leading quantum physicists and, er, Al Murray The Pub Landlord." Read the rest

Conan & Friends to embark on an 18-city 'stand-up and investment tips' tour

Team Coco has announced that Conan O'Brien is going on an 18-U.S.-city stand-up comedy tour with his "funniest friends."

Info below (links mine):

Tickets Go on Sale Friday, September 28

Featuring Rory Scovel, James Veitch, Marina Franklin, and Flula Borg. Fri, Nov 2 - Washington, D.C. (Warner Theatre) Sat, Nov 3 - Atlantic City (The Music Box) Sun, Nov 4 - Detroit, MI (The Fillmore) Tue, Nov 6 - Boston, MA (Wilbur Theatre) Wed, Nov 7 - Port Chester, NY (Capitol Theatre) Thu, Nov 8 - New York City, NY (Beacon Theatre)

Featuring Ron Funches, James Veitch, Taylor Tomlinson, and Flula Borg. Thu, Nov 15 – Atlanta, GA (The Tabernacle) Fri, Nov 16 - Houston, TX (Revention Center) Sat, Nov 17 - Austin, TX (ACL Moody Theatre) Sun, Nov 18 - Nashville, TN (War Memorial Auditorium) Wed, Nov 28 - Chicago, IL (Chicago Theatre) Thu, Nov 29 - Minneapolis, MN (The Orpheum Theatre) Fri, Nov 30 - Milwaukee, WI (Riverside Theatre)

Featuring Deon Cole, Ron Funches, James Veitch and Flula Borg. Sun, Dec 9 - Los Angeles, CA (The Wiltern)

Featuring Ron Funches, Laurie Kilmartin, Moses Storm, and Flula Borg. Tue, Dec 11- Seattle, WA (Moore Theatre) Wed, Dec 12 - Denver, CO (Paramount Theatre) Fri, Dec 14 - Vancouver, BC (Queen Elizabeth Theatre) Sat, Dec 15 - San Francisco, CA (The Masonic)

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Listen: Buddy Hackett's filthy Donald Trump putdown joke, as told to Merv Griffin

One man was unafraid. An underestimated voice of wisdom, he tried to warn us all, decades before the 2016 elections. His name was Buddy Hackett. Read the rest

Watch Fred Armisen's jokes for musicians

Fred Armisen, a drummer, tells jokes that pretty much only a drummer would love and then ups the ante by going into guitarist humor. (Late Night with Conan O'Brien)

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Rare new outing for Bill Hader's legendary Keith Morrison impression

Jimmy Kimmel recently challenged Bill Hader to perform his most obscure impression, the one he knows few will appreciate. Hader turns to the audience and says "I love Dateline. You guys watch Dateline?"

Previously: Saturday Night Live's classic parody of Dateline's Keith Morrison Read the rest

Official Dril book out

Dril has a book out collecting their tweets, drawings and other elements of the essential twitter experience.

availble now... Dril Official "Mr. Ten Years" Anniversary Collection the real deal

There are three customer reviews so far.

Peter Sibicky ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐I don't know what this is but I bought it

MD ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My hands are shaking

Kevin Bartz ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐hi dril thanks for your book this is the first review i gave 5 stars for your book thanks

If you don't know what this is about, you won't like it. Read the rest

Here's the funniest, most scathing, most informative and most useful talk on AI and security

James Mickens (previously) has a well-deserved reputation for being the information security world's funniest speaker, and if that were all he did, he would still be worth listening to. Read the rest

Hilarious video of every parent at Disney parks ever

Comedian John Crist captures what it's like for every parent who makes the mistake of overscheduling their trip to a Disney park. Read the rest

Brilliant movie goof Twitter account

On the @movie_goofs Twitter account, a fellow named Sean posts brilliantly funny "movie goofs" that aren't actually goofs. And for additional fun, see the responses from folks who don't seem to get that Sean is just kidding.

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Watch this brilliant response from a guy who takes Photoshop requests

Photoshopper James Fridman completes badly-phrased Photoshop requests to the letter, like Come take it away, which is obviously not what the requester expected. Read the rest

This video about the fall of MoviePass feels like truth

Johnathan Movie is losing his shit and it's all our fault. Read the rest

Brave humorists take on the phonecase-industrial complex

Those of us who eschew a phone case take a lot of abuse in this cruel world. Finally, a send-up of all the things we endure from case freaks and their misguided fanaticism. Note: some spicy language that reflects what we have to deal with. Read the rest

John Oliver's scorching debullshitification of Facebook's apology ads

Apparently Facebook is running TV ads apologizing for being a creepy stalker optimized for organizing Nazi hate-mobs and genocidal pogroms (also apparently: now that all the young people are leaving Facebook, TV is how you reach the company's core user-base). Read the rest

Comedian bemoans the unoriginality in choosing animal sports mascots

"There are a trillion species on this planet. Only nine are used for all sports." Clean comedy and crowd work are both deceptively difficult, but Kellen Erskine manages both in this amusing bit about high school animal mascots. Read the rest

Comedian successfully trolls her way to two Emmy nominations

An Emmy For Megan is a funny take on the practice of "award whoring," or creating work that is specifically created as bait for award nominations. Megan Amram's web series just got two nominations. Read the rest

Everyone who's raving about Hannah Gadsby's special 'Nanette' is right

Comedian Hannah Gadsby is single-handedly opening up a new era in comedy with her breathtaking comedy special 'Nanette,' which won Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017 before being filmed in her native Australia. It dissects the toxicity in the self-deprecating humor minorities are often expected to perform, and it will undoubtedly stand as one of the great performances of the decade. Read the rest

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