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Ellen Scares The [Insert Expletive Here] Out Of Jake Gyllenhaal

Ellen DeGeneres has a long history of scaring her talk show guests, and she did not disappoint when Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by on an episode that aired Wednesday. In the clip, DeGeneres -- seemingly innocent -- asks Gyllenhaal about his preference for dark films. Show More Summary

Tiny Dog Freezes In Place Every Time It's Picked Up

In a stressful situation, most animals click into "fight or flight" mode, meaning they either run away from the danger, or stay and fight. This little dog can't seem to commit to either. As a result, the pup appears to be stuck somewhere in between the two responses, which means: Doing nothing. Show More Summary

The End of the Coffee Shop Office

It's been satirized by "Portlandia," mocked by Jerry Seinfeld and Patton Oswalt, and deep down it's probably the bane of coffee shop owners nationwide. It's a syndrome not openly or often talked about in the backrooms of your local cafes. Show More Summary

'SNL's' Michael Che Makes Absurdly Misguided Comments About Street Harassment

Comedian Michael Che's job as a "Saturday Night Live" Weekend Update co-host is to poke fun at popular culture. But there isn't anything funny about street harassment. A social experiment video that went viral this week gave viewers a unique look at a woman experiencing harassment while in public. Show More Summary

Chelsea Peretti Is Ready For Her Stand-Up Special -- Are You?

Those who know Chelsea Peretti only as sardonic Gina on TV's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" might want to check out her saucier standup side. In a trailer for her Nov. 14 Netflix special, Peretti riffs on people who insist their giant dogs are friendly, fedora-wearers vs. Show More Summary

Joan Jett, Tavi Gevinson, Natasha Lyonne And More Get Down To Get Out The Vote

Joan Jett wants women to vote in the upcoming midterm election -- and who says no to Joan Jett? Exactly. Created by the social rights platform the Department of Peace, the women's rights PSA reminds all voters what's at stake in the upcoming midterm election on Nov. Show More Summary

Cat Wants Toy More Than Life Itself, Dives Into Impossibly Tight Space To Get It

They say when you want something, you have to go after it. Well, this frisky feline really wants that beloved toy, and it will certainly do anything to get it -- even if that means diving into what looks like an impossibly tight space. And against all odds, the cat comes out victorious. Put your paws up for kitty prowess.

The Lingering Ex: Social Media and Break-Ups

Breaking up has always been hard to do and having a broken heart somehow unites generations; it's a timeless pain. What's changed the game, however, is the wrench throw of social media in the aftermath of a breakup. I envy my grandmother...Show More Summary

Max Weinberg Finally Reunited With Conan O'Brien, And It's Almost Like He Never Left

Max Weinberg is back! When drummer James Wormworth fell into an abandoned mine (despite the fact that Conan O'Brien warned the band not to go near there), the Basic Cable Band was in desperate need of a percussionist. Conveniently, Weinberg...Show More Summary

Jon Hamm Gave Amy Poehler The Perfect Advice During Her Pregnancy Meltdown

Pregnancy can be a scary thing, but it gets infinitely scarier when your OB/GYN dies days before you're due. That's exactly what pregnant Amy Poehler found out was happening while filming a "Mad Men" parody for "SNL." The comedian told...Show More Summary

8 Easy, Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For People Who Love The Internet

If you're like us, you've suddenly realized two things: Halloween is just days away, and you've been too busy wasting your life away on the Internet to figure out a costume. Maybe you were checking Instagram, or Snapchat, or reading about Yo's new features. Show More Summary

Dog Brings Owner An Ice Cold Beer: Your Move, Cats (VIDEO)

Dogs 1, cats 0. Before we start getting angry emails from cat enthusiasts, let's be clear that we are joking about dogs being better than cats (even though they clearly are). Anyway, this dog can fetch his human a beer. If you don'tShow More Summary

Colbert Warns Us About The Flaming Bag Of Government On Our Porch This Halloween

Nation, Halloween is just a few days away, and already the government has begun its assault on traditional Halloween values. Stephen Colbert is once again looking out for us in the latest episode of "The Colbert Report." Environmentally friendly pumpkin carvings and animal safe candy labels are just a few of the ways the overbearing U.S. Show More Summary

You Know You've Been Married A Long, Long Time When...

Recently we've observed a phenomenon among long-married couples. As the number of years together increases, so does the likelihood that they end up buying one another the exact same greeting cards. Now none of this is scientific, but if the internet is any indication, this kind of thing happens all the time. Show More Summary

Russell Brand Opens Up About His Sexuality

Russell Brand is straight, but he wishes he were bisexual. Brand was being interviewed by Absolute Radio’s Geoff Lloyd when the host went over to give the comedian a hug and jokingly leaned in for a kiss. "Oh, Geoff, I wish I was bisexual," Brand said. Show More Summary

I Hate Halloween

I hate Halloween. Like most adults, I hate what the holiday has become, but I also hate what it's always been. I know it is terribly unpatriotic to confess that much. I'll celebrate Veteran's day twice to redeem myself. But Halloween...Show More Summary

Traditional Sitcoms Don't Work for Talented Comedians

I finally got around to watching the first three episodes of John Mulaney's new show Mulaney on Fox. As an avid comedy lover and an unapologetic sitcom fangirl, I was excited to see how this old school format would play out with a modern narrative. Show More Summary

'Thriller' Flash Mob Makes Perfect Addition To Halloween-Themed Baseball Game

As far as baseball games go, this one was a thriller. San Diego State University's baseball team hosted its annual Halloween game Sunday, with costumed players competing in an intrasquad game. But things got fiendishly fun when the contest...Show More Summary

Little Girl's New Flying Fairy Meets Horrible Yet Hilarious End

Shortly after receiving a flying fairy toy for Christmas, this little girl decided to show her family just how well her fairy could fly. And it was really good at flying... right into the fireplace. Hey, there's a time and place for spreading your wings. H/T America's Funniest Home Videos

Mike Tyson Playing Mike Tyson In 'Punch Out!!' Is The Greatest Boxing Moment Since 'Rocky'

Yo, Adrian! Get in here and watch this! On Tuesday, Jimmy Fallon had Mike Tyson on "The Tonight Show" and somehow convinced him to do the greatest thing ever: take on himself in "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" for NES. The competition isShow More Summary

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