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OK Go Have Made An Advert For The Chinese Furniture Store Red Star Macalline, And It's Brilliant

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
We're used to hearing about - if not actually seeing - adverts that Western actors and pop stars make in the Far East. Who can forget Suntory Time, for example? And now OK Go are the latest purveyors of such Eastern wares. Specifically: Chinese furniture. The resulting commercial...

John Oliver Wants Us To Give Up Pranking On April Fool's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
"April Fool's Day is to comedy what St Patrick's Day is to Irish culture," says John Oliver. And it's hard to disagree with that. He also thinks that people who prank others on April Fool's Day are sociopaths. Which is slightly harder to disagree with... though he's probably not...

Munchkin The Shih Tzu's Treadmill Walk Gets A 'Saturday Night Fever' Soundtrack, And It's Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Devoted followers of this section - that's all of you, right? - may remember Munchkin. But then, who can forget a Shih Tzu dressed as a bear walking on a treadmill? Not us. Anyway, now that famous video is back - in the mash-up it deserves, courtesy of...

Bride Suzanne Morissette Cruz Played Drums At Her Own Wedding, And She Was Totally Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Being given a new lease of life thanks to a Facebook post by Drum Talk TV, this video of music teacher Suzanne Morissette Cruz drumming at her own wedding actually hails from a few years ago - but as you'll see, it's timeless. Mainly because a) she's a...

This Twitter Exchange Between A Scotsman And Tesco Won The Internet This Week

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
It all started when Glaswegian @Haraam tweeted this: @Tesco selling something nearly two weeks out of date. #NotCool— Haraam. (@Haraam_) March 23, 2015 Not cool, indeed. So Tesco responded with an apology - and a question:

Forget The Labour Immigration Mug: These Pieces Of Ukip, Tory And Lib Dem Merchandise Are Even Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Labour may have caused a stir with its completely appalling 'Controls on immigration' mug (just £5 from its online store - a snip!)... ...but is it the worst piece of campaign merchandise out there? Apart from Ukip condoms, that is?...

Queen Elizabeth Spotted Canvassing For Ukip On Bromley High Street. Well...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 30 March 2015 | UK Politics
Ukip have certainly pulled out the big guns for this election campaign - they've put our 88-year-old monarch to work handing out leaflets on Bromley High Street. why is the Queen canvassing for UKIP in Bromley?— Calum S (@CalumSPlath)

'The Emperor's New Clothes': The Trailer For Russell Brand And Michael Winterbottom's Film Is Here

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 30 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Typical. You wait ages for one thing called 'The Emperor's New Clothes', and then two come along at once. Yes, not only has Cassetteboy released his latest brilliant rap, but the trailer for Russell Brand's film of the same name is out. And it's hard to disagree with...

James Corden And Mariah Carey Sing In The Car On 'The Late Late Show'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 27 March 2015 | UK Entertainment
We all sing in the car sometimes, but it's hard to imagine famous musicians doing it to their own music. But now we can. Fresh new host of 'The Late Late Show', our very own James Corden, tricked Mariah Carey into singing along with him while...

'The Lego Horror Movie' Is Absolutely Terrifying And Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 27 March 2015 | UK Tech
Everything is certainly not awesome in this re-imagining of 'The Lego Movie'. Moving on from the wonderfully happy and colourful original, this fan-made parody is a bit more on the dark side. With a touch of clever editing and some creepy music dubbed over the top, the...

Dolce & Gabbana Boycott Edinburgh Zoo Over Tian Tian Artificial Insemination

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 27 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Fashion moguls Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have announced they will no longer be providing zookeeper's uniforms for staff at Edinburgh Zoo in protest of what they call the "synthetic" attempts to inseminate giant panda Tian Tian. Dolce & Gabbana have already voiced their opinions over so-called "synthetic"...

New 'Mission: Impossible 5 Rogue Nation' Trailer Does Not Disappoint - It's Full Of Clichés

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 25 March 2015 | UK Comedy
The fifth instalment of the 'Mission: Impossible' series finally has a name and a trailer. And the trailer is full of exactly what you'd expect - huge clichés. We'd want nothing more from a Tom Cruise action flick than the usual, overworked, explosion-riddled scenes of shirtless...

French Photographer François Dourlen Uses His iPhone In A Very Clever Way

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Using iPhones for creative photography projects isn't a new thing - but one of the finest pioneers of such things is François Dourlen. "Many scenes, situations or places of everyday life make me think of movies, series and cartoons," he explained in a blog post for Le Huffington...

QUIZ: Real Reason A UKIP Member Was Suspended, Or Thing We Just Made Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
The Tumblr 'How Many Ukip Members Have Been Suspended' is doing a sterling job keeping track of suspensions from Nigel Farage's party. But can you tell the difference between a real reason for a Ukip suspension, or one we just made up? Try our fun quiz to find...

Which Should Be Britain's National Bird? Cast Your Vote Here!

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
It's the third most exciting vote of 2015, after a) the general election and b) Eurovision. It's the vote to decide which of our fine feathered friends should be the national bird of Britain. Yes, America has its bald eagle, France has its cockerel, but Britain? Britain doesn't have a...

You Can Now Buy A KitKat Sandwich Because Japan

Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Ah, the KitKat sandwich. For when just a KitKat, or just a sandwich, isn't quite enough. Yes, over in Japan - where else?! - the fast food restaurant chain First Kitchen has started selling KitKat sandwiches. Which cost a mere 220 yen, and appear to consist of: disgusting...

Meet 'Pompous Albert', The Cat Who Looks Permanently Angry

Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Having 'bitchy resting face' is an unfortunate affliction. Not least when you're a cat. Take Albert, here. Whose owners clearly think he suffers not so much from 'bitchy resting face' but 'pompous resting face' - because his Instagram account is called Pompous Albert. Where, we also...

It's The Mash-Up Of 'Goodfellas' And 'Rainbow' You Never Knew You Needed

Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
(Warning: contains NSFW language. It is 'Goodfellas', after all.) Want to see Zippy get into trouble for calling George a funny guy? You've come to the right mash-up. Thank you, Lee Henman, for the brilliant 'Rainbowfellas', starring Joe Pesci as George and Ray Liotta as Zippy. Although,...

Facebook Offers New Options For Hiding News Feed Posts You Don't Want To See

Andrea Mann | 26 March 2015 | UK Comedy
At last! Facebook has given us some realistic reasons for not wanting to see a friend's update... (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by Amanda Wilkie, David Schneider, Handface and David Beresford)

James Corden And Tom Hanks Reenact All Hanks's Movies In 8 Minutes On 'The Late Late Show'

Andrea Mann | 24 March 2015 | UK Comedy
Who knew James Corden could make such a convincing Meg Ryan? Yes, as part of his 'Late Late Show' debut, our British Boy Done Good, James Corden, performed a medley of acting roles with his guest Tom Hanks - covering every Hanks movie in under 8 minutes. From...
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