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
A fern discovered in the French Pyrenees is a recently formed intergeneric hybrid between parental lineages that diverged from each other approximately 60 million years ago, scientists say.
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
A delicate woodland fern discovered in the mountains of France is the love child of two distantly-related groups of plants that haven't interbred in 60 million years, genetic analyses show. Reproducing after such a long evolutionary breakup is akin to an elephant hybridizing with a manatee, or a human with a lemur, the researchers say.
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.
Q: What are the names of the two ferns you recommended on radio that will “grow anywhere, sun or shade”? A: I love autumn fern, Dryopteris erythrosora, and Southern shield fern, Thelypteris kunthii. Autumn fern is evergreen. It sends up beautiful purple fiddleheads each spring to replace the fronds that were tattered by winter weather. […]
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 […]
Sony's really been gearing up for this weekend's PlayStation Experience. There have been projects teased. There's been confirmation of a big No Man's Sky event. Now, there's a Between Two Ferns knock-off interview with Tim Schafer to promote the presence of Grim Fandango. It was a good effort, Sony. Show More Summary
“Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd found himself between two ferns and several Republican governors at their annual confab in Boca Raton Wednesday. The New York Times reports Todd spent 28 minutes of the one-hour session talking aboutShow More Summary
Given that the lag time between episodes of Between Two Ferns has become roughly that of a school year, some of us are understandably starved for additional awkward-celebrity-interview web series with which to pass the time. Luckily, there’s Sound Advice to fill the void. Show More Summary