UK Comedy

Vegging: A Growing Phenomenon

Chris Sav | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Sav

The term vegging is usually used to describe the act of relaxing or just sitting around, but there is a small community that are looking to reclaim the word and use it to talk about another, wholly different kind of activity.

This Is Why You Never Photograph A Baby Without A Nappy

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Professional photo shoots of babies have the potential to produce incredibly cute results... or incredibly funny ones. Babies are unpredictable bei...

Ed Miliband Looks A Lot Cooler When You Mash Up His Videos With '8 Mile'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Politics

Has anyone ever noticed the similarities between Ed Miliband's life and Eminem's hit movie '8 Mile'? No, we hadn't either. But one eagle-eyed YouTu...

Man Accidentally Recreates THAT Bar Scene From 'Only Fools And Horses'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Comedy

And here's Tuesday's glorious dose of schadenfreude. An unlucky punter in Accrington accidentally recreated the classic bar scene from 'Only Fools ...

'Do You Want To Play With My Balls?' Is The Funniest But Most Inappropriate Children's Book Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

This will definitely make you giggle. A new kids' book, titled 'Do You Want To Play With My Balls?', has been receiving an awful lot of attention o...

14-Year-Old Has The Best Response to Guys Who Don't Want To Wear A Condom

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Coach Carr from Mean Girls (see above) would be super proud of this teenager's response to guys who don't want to wear condoms. Filling out a form ...

Four Things That Happen When Your Name Is Charlotte

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Charlotte Buxton

With my first name being thrust into the limelight, - the like of which us Charlottes have not experienced since E.B White decided to name a pig-friendly spider after us - now feels like a good time to let the new addition to our crew know what it's like to be called Charlotte

Election vs Eastenders

Lucy Frederick | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Lucy Frederick

Why don't we learn about this at school? Modern politics should be part of our learning as much as reading and writing. As it is, we've got to the point where an awful lot of teachers find it hard to answer questions on foreign policy or immigration. And then what hope is there?

Reality, Comedy or Fantasy - I Know Which Side My Bread Is Buttered

Helen Lederer | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Lederer

The reason so many quote from E M Forster's modus operandi - only connect - is that it works. Connecting is the mainstay of all communication. A direct hit of recognition will elicit laughter.

This Man Has A Rather Incredible Talent For Throwing Things Into Other Things

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy

On the face of it being able to throw things into other things doesn't sound that impressive. But then chances are you've never seen this guy do it...

This 5-Year-Old's Nunchaku Skills Are Out Of The World

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Bruce Ryu's son may only be five-years-old but he has some serious skills. The wee scamp perfectly recreates Bruce Lee's nunchaku moves from 'Game...

Brighton Fringe Breaks More Records

Julian Caddy | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Julian Caddy

England's largest arts festival, arrived this weekend with a record 3,584 performances of 784 shows at 171 venues across the city for the entire month of May. Ticket sales are already 15% up on last year, meaning that we should be expecting audiences of close to 290,000 people.

BaneCat Is Back And He Has A Tank

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy

He's back. And this time he has a tank... SEE ALSO: BaneCat Is Way More Evil Than Your Average Cat Bane Cat Is Back!...

#ClickbaitBooks Is Possibly The Funniest Hashtag Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Comedy

What happens when you ask Twitter to combine typical internet clickbait headlines with classic novels? Something very, very funny. Can you guess wh...

Dog Gets Delicious Treat Stuck On Her Butt, Frustration Ensues

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Comedy

In a story as old as time, Teagen the corgi has bravely battled her own body to retrieve the delicious treat stuck to her bottom. After a dizzying ...

Adorable Puppy Doesn't Understand Why He Has Hiccups

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Buck, an 8-week-old Heeler puppy, has a problem. Something is inside of him and it makes him feel funny. Watch as he oh-so-adorably tries to scare ...

Man Abuses Optional Extras To Get The Biggest Burger McDonald's Can Possibly Make

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Drop everything - this is a gamechanger. In some McDonald's stores, you can now use self-service machines to create your own burger, and one hungry...

OBE and Me

Ruby Wax | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

Since childhood, there are very few moments in my life that can be identified as raw happiness, when it feels like a forth of July firework display is happening in your heart and you've leapt out of your skin. Last week I had that moment.

No Distance Left to Run

Corrie McGuire | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Sport
Corrie McGuire

This weekend I ran a marathon. That's genuinely a sentence I never thought I'd type, and it still feels quite odd. Whilst I was prepared for it to simultaneously be the best and worst experience of my life, it was neither. I don't really know how I feel about the whole thing.

Women Making a Stand for Equal Political Power

Lynne Parker | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

There has to be change in government and not just in terms of political parties. The biggest change must be a broader representation of women at all levels. This is why I particularly applaud and admire the efforts of modern day suffragette, Frances Scott, founder and leader of the 50:50 Parliament campaign and petition.

Just A (Surprisingly Fast) Man Chasing A Runaway Camel Down A Motorway...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Comedy

When you're riding your camel near a motorway, the last thing you want to do is leave it unattended. That seems to be what happened when one unluck...

Jack Nicholson's Reaction To The New Joker Is Heartbreaking - And Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Over the weekend we were given a little peak at what Jared Leto's version of the The Joker will look like in the upcoming 'Suicide Squad' film... T...

30x30x30 - What Was I Inking?

Ben Shires | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Shires

Cunningly christening it '30x30x30', the plan (according to my hastily thought up a mission statement at least) was to spend 'thirty days...conquer[ing] thirty as yet unfulfilled ambitions before I hit the big Three Ohhhhh'.

Magician Gets Probably The Worst Tattoo Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When comedy magician, Bill Sharpe, requested an Ace of Spades tattoo from an unqualified tattooist. Little did he know the horrors that were about to ...

Ed Balls Gets In The Spirit Of #EdBallsDay

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Comedy

In the twentieth minute of the fourth hour on the afternoon of 28 April, in the Lord's annum 2011, Labour MP Ed Balls tweeted his own name. Ed Ball...