UK Comedy

4 bonkers things single guys can do on Valentine's Day

Max Dickins | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Max Dickins

I've spent the past 12 months doing every Groupon offer I could find: literally hundreds of absolutely bizarre activities. And here I outline five cheap, wacky alternatives to crying, slumped in the shower.

British Sitcom Edges Towards New Nadir

Adam Benjamin | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Adam Benjamin

Swimer clearly has talent, but is apparently prepared to operate well within its bounds. And unlike Mrs Brown, the result has no shortage of illustrious fans. Have expectations really fallen so low?

Jamie Dornan Reads 'Fifty Shades' In Different Accents And It Makes It 100x Better

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon is renowned for making celebrities do hilarious and embarrassing things, and his latest guest - 'Fifty Shades' ...

Possibly The Biggest Over-Reaction To A Flu Jab Needle Ever

The Huffington Post UK/JukinMedia | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This woman went to the doctor for a routine flu shot, but the process was made difficult when she freaked out and panicked at the sight of the needle....

Bragging Vicariously Through your Child

Kai Humphries | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

The pride generated from the achievements of the juniors in your family tribe is a bit like the team goal, you're actually celebrating your part played in the move, the returns of your investment.

Just Two Owls Having A Dance-Off...

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the reason the medium of film was invented... ...

Stand Up History: Walton-on-Thames

Paul McGarrity | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Paul McGarrity

I asked the organisers if they knew anything about the history of the place and it would appear that a local woman called Susan had simply decided one day that the derelict barn would make for an excellent arts space and had proceeded to bully the local community and council until her idea became a reality.

Ever Been So Tired You've Put Your Shoes in the Fridge? 15 Signs You're in Serious Need of Sleep...

Tilly Wikeley | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly Wikeley

You know that feeling when you're so tired your eyeballs ache, your brain feels like a ball of fuzz and you have absolutely no idea what you did yesterday - needing to resort to the photos on your phone to jog any memories that may be lurking?

Operation: School Run....Events occur in REAL TIME

Katy Wright | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK
Katy Wright

Operation 'Find the shoes' commences. Mum says 'Where are your shoes?'. Kid 1 replies ' I dunno. I dunno'. Kid 2 does not respond. His face is pressed up against the flat screen TV causing snot to smear across the front of his idol, Peppa Pig.

Tiny Hamsters Go On A Date And It's Bound To Make You Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Comedy

The internet can switch off now, it will never produce anything better than tiny hamsters going on a tiny date eating tiny meatballs....

8 Things That Remind Us Of Beyonce's 'Angel' Dress

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Beyonce and her 'angel' dress took The Grammys by storm and sent Twitter into a meltdown on Sunday evening. The 'Single Ladies' singer managed to bag ...

Man And Cat Make Excellent Bug-Catching Duo

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Comedy

All pet owners will know how crazy animals can get when insects invade their home, and us humans don't take too kindly to winged creatures fluttering ...

When Applying For A Job Make Sure You Never Do This

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Is this the world's biggest job application fail? Twitter user @Heathernab probably had her dinner on her mind as she was applying for a job, inste...

Will Smith And Jimmy Fallon Beatboxing Is More Incredible Than You Can Imagine

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Remember Will Smith's beatboxing in 'Fresh Prince' and 'Men In Black'? Well he's still got it! In a segment on popular US late night talk show 'The...

Comedy and Politics - An Unlikely Combination?

Alistair Jones | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Alistair Jones

Sometimes it appears as if political comedy has disappeared, at least with regard to 'high' politics. Interest in politics - especially that involving Westminster - has diminished significantly.

Five Offensive Office Habits of the Marathon Runner

Tess Agnew | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tess Agnew

Your time is measured in weeks counting down to race day, and your life squeezed in around your training. I get it, because I'm this person too. Over the past couple of years of regular running I've perfected the following five offensive office habits that only marathon runners will understand.

Write Harder, Better, Faster, (Not) Longer - with Uri Bram

Mark Brewer | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Brewer

So, please, indulge me as I hitherto invent a new genre of literary criticism and thrust it upon your unwitting and uninterested eyes. I call it a "pre-review review". I hear your teeth grind as you call me a "wally" and slap the back of your own neck in the hope you'll hit that "off-button" sweet-spot. Why not simply call it a "preview", like a sensible person?

Sex and the Married Depressive

Christian Talbot | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Christian Talbot

In my case I have to say the effect hasn't been that pronounced. In fact if anything it's been a positive boon... Don't be afraid to go and discuss your mental health or any concerns you have about anti-depressants with your doctor. They love a good laugh.

How to Bring Your Toddler to the Cinema in 28 Easy Steps

Andrea Mara | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

When toddler starts playing with seat and inevitably hits himself in the mouth, stifle his roar with a packet of chocolate sweets. Ignore dagger looks from sibling who keeps saying "Mum, mum - why did he get sweets?" and can no longer follow the film because all she can think about is sweets and unfairness.

Jimmy Fallon Expertly Parodies The 'Fresh Prince' Opening Theme

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was recording his show in Los Angeles this week instead of New York, so he decided to recreate the legendary opening se...

Year 9 Banter Is Our Favourite Thing On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Year 9 is a crazy time, man. Picking your GCSE subjects, getting braces, being drunk for the first time. Things can get pretty hairy out there... I...

At Goldsmiths, the Mere Threat of a Backlash Against Comedian Kate Smurthwaite Was Able to Shut Down Free Speech

Robert DG Smith | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Robert DG Smith

Students by and large support the idea of a university being a place for the free exchange of ideas, and generally have a low opinion of the wackier preoccupations of their elected representatives. But this regrettable affair is a reminder of the shallow commitment that many students have to free expression.

Bin There, Done That

James Conmy | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

On and on I burrowed through the various strata of dead high street favourites, a Russian Doll of memories. And although these bags looked empty, each one, in fact, contained a recollection, evoked a tiny story, a forgotten feeling.

NSFW: Mother's Reaction To Son's Return After Travelling Is Priceless. (And Painful On The Ears)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Reunions can get totes emosh sometimes, but this mum went through every stage in the book. And then threw out the book. And then started profusely swe...

Stand Up History: Wrexham

Paul McGarrity | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Paul McGarrity

So now we return to where we began, Wrexham. The traffic had been awful on the way up and as such I only had a hour in which to fulfil my self appointed task. This meant that I could only go as far as the town centre on my hunt.