Five years ago today, Galifianakis' "awkward" shtick on "Funny or Die" was at its peak. Our look back:
When the Emmy nominations were announced last week, "Between Two Ferns" was recognized for the third consecutive year in the succinctly named category Outstanding Short Format Live-Action Entertainment Program. That gives it a chance to defend the title it won last year, when the President Obama episode took home the... More »
His "Only In Monroe" segment is a little bit "Better Know a District," a little bit "Between Two Ferns"
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert aren't the only comics who can stick it to Fox News. Many Republicans brutally criticized President Barack Obama in 2014 after he appeared on Zack Galifianakis’ "Between Two Ferns" to pitch Obamacare to young people. Show More Summary
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President Obama's brilliant and hilarious appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifanakis last year—which doubled as a PSA for Healthcare.gov—earned Funny or Die the top prize at The One Show in New York on Friday night. Droga5,...Show More Summary
When you think of Funny or Die, you probably think of Will Ferrell’s toddler landlord or the time Barack Obama was subjected to Zack Galifianakis’ Dadaist interrogation on “Between Two Ferns.” But the wildly popular video site — which...Show More Summary
Funny or Die is taking its comedic talents to the District. The satirical website, which helped promote healthcare.gov with a Between Two Ferns interview from President Obama, is expanding its politically minded humor with a new office...Show More Summary
This is not a joke: The comedy Web site responsible for getting President Obama between two ferns is opening a Washington outpost. Funny or Die’s new D.C. office will be helmed by Brad Jenkins, who was a leading liaison between Hollywood and 1600 Pennsylvania as an associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement, […]
It’s appropriate that I’m announcing these next PandoMonthly guests on April Fools day. Next week in San Francisco we bring you the men who brought you “Between Two Ferns,” “The Landlord” and “Bieber after the Dentist”: FunnyOrDie’s CEO Dick Glover and Creative Director Andrew Steele. Show More Summary
The league reportedly indicated to Funny or Die that NFL commissioner is a more dignified position than president
During South by Southwest, an executive producer at Funny Or Die teased us all with a beautiful thing that never was: Zach Galifinakis interviewing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Between Two Ferns, when the Ray Rice scandal started to heat up.
Imagine, if you will, the NFL commissioner sitting down with Zach Galifianakis for a little “Between Two Ferns” chat. It could have been classic, a brilliant PR effort in which Roger Goodell redeemed his image with a dry deadpan in which he and the comedian took turns skewering each other. Look what it did for […]
Peak Goodell. Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over,...Show More Summary
While President Barack Obama?s appearance on Between Two Ferns was great, I do believe First Lady Michelle Obama has topped it with the following grocery store visit for Billy on the Street, which features Billy Eichner anti-crooning Aerosmith?s ?Don?t Want to Miss a Thing.?Click To Continue Reading
After her husband became the first U.S. President interviewed by Zach Galifianakis between two ferns, Michelle Obama is one-upping POTUS with her own appearance on Funny Or Die's "Billy On The Street." In a special, D.C. supermarketShow More Summary
Scott Aukerman’s fake-talk-show/sketch-show hybrid Comedy Bang! Bang! is about to enter its fourth season. This year will be different, however, with the show airing 40 episodes, nearly as many as the previous seasons combined. With the new season starting Friday at 11 p.m. on IFC, Vulture had Zach Galifianakis, who... More »
Actor Bradley Cooper stopped by The Howard Stern Show Tuesday to promote his new film, American Sniper and Broadway show, The Elephant Man, but while he was there the host also asked him about his role in orchestrating President Barack Obama's appearance on Funny or Die's Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.
Continuing his recent efforts to reach out to young Americans in non-traditional and innovative ways—including an appearance on Zach Galifianakis' "Between Two Ferns" and a blog post on Medium—Barack Obama took over the Colbert Report's "The Word" section
Sony Computer Entertainment has uploaded a parody of Between Two Ferns–titled “Between Shu Ferns” in reference to images of Shuhei Yoshida on two ferns to either side of the stage–that features game designer Tim Schafer talking about the remastered version of the 1998 adventure game Grim Fandango. The short promotional video notes that the remastered […]