UK Comedy

Swedish People Say 'Yes' In The Strangest Way

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Comedy

There's a lot of exotic languages out there, but the folks at The Local Europe have gone viral with one particular word they have come across. Swed...

Class Clowns: How Comedy Films Define Social Class in Britain

Jonathan Wakeham | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Wakeham

We still find it hard to discuss social class. It can feel like a conversational minefield, sown with the potential for disaster: there are so many subtleties of language, identity and heritage that it can feel perilous just to raise the subject.

Magically Cute Wizard Cat Hangs Out in Bathroom Sink

JukinMedia | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Visitors to OZ this year will be in for a surprise when they realize the wizard is actually this chubby cat who hangs out in a bathroom sink. Click...

Dick Poop, Meleficent, benedict XCuebrvatch Lead Oscar Nominations

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy

It seems The Guardian were rushing their Oscar nominations live blog a little bit... A typo or two in there @guardian #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/DE...

Corgi Takes A Trip To Disney World And Loves Every Minute Of It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy

What happens when you take the happiest dog in the world to the happiest place in the world? Everything just gets a bit too awesome. Oh, and do ...

Meanwhile, In Saudi Arabia...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy

The people of Saudi Arabia have taken ghost riding to a whole new level. YouTuber 2abodlI101 uploaded this video on Tuesday, showing two men swingi...

Adorable Poodle Gets His Hair Cut Like A Human

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy

He thinks he's people!...

How To Spectacularly Lose Your Dignity On Live TV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

If you're strutting on to a live TV show with a cocky look on your face, it might be a good idea to look where you're going. A guest on Arabic chan...

10 Neglected Words You Need To Start Using

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Look ho, you rapscallion! Begone with your flapdoodle "selfies" and "hashtags" and lay-to proper English. Not a clue what we're on about? Don't bla...

Are Movies Dead?

Daniel Johnson | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Johnson

We have a flourishing independent film scene. Micro-budget projects being built from the ground up, mostly through crowdfunding. And we have the huge superhero movies, but the in-betweens, the films that people really care about, have vanished.

Australia Has A New National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Comedy

In preparation for Australia Day on 26 January, one Aussie decided to produce a song that could pin down the nation's rich heritage and multicultural ...

Macklemore And Oscar The Grouch Sang On Sesame Street And It Was Glorious

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Oh good. Hip-hop hipster Macklemore has joined the list of rappers who have appeared in ridiculously awkward episodes of Sesame Street. Are they aw...

13 Tweets From Kate And Wills We Probably Won't See

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Kate and William have joined Twitter. HURRAH!!! Well, sort of. A Twitter account called @KensingtonRoyal promises us to fill is in on... "Update...

'You Wouldn't Be Long Getting Frost But.' Northern Irish Teen Has Best Accent. Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When we came across this Northern Irish teen from Londonderry being interviewed about his school trip in the snow, we couldn't help but giggle. The...

My First Date After the Big D

Ben Adams | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Adams

If truth be told, it's about time I put myself back in the shop window for real now. No more excuses. No more "it's too soon", or "I've got to put the kids first", or even "I'll write a book about it instead of doing it for real".

Things You Should Know About a Playdate With Us

Jude Hurrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jude Hurrell

So apparently, sending out invites for Play Dates is a thing now. A card would save me the cringe-fest of saying the phrase out loud, I suppose, which totally makes my teeth itch. So twee! And it smacks of a type of hyper-scheduled, Alpha-parenting I'll never achieve.

Cats Love Boobs. Here's Proof.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Comedy

This delightful mash-up video is indisputable proof that cats are all perverts. Tiny, hairy, adorable perverts....

Chelsea Fans Claim To Know About Players Who Are Actually Star Wars Characters

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Sport

The folks over at TalkSport went to Stamford Bridge to see what hardcore Chelsea fans thought about a few potential new signings. But the names wer...

French Bulldog Gets His Bed Back From The Cat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Keen readers will know Pixel is locked in a seemingly neverending battle with the family cat to reclaim his bed. Well, he's finally done it. It's t...

Twenty Types of People Seen in an Airport

Shannon Colman | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Colman

Stressed mums shouting at their husband and children. Common rants and nags include: "Geoff, I gave you the passports!" As soon as boarding is announced, they rush to be first in the queue, as if the plane will leave without them otherwise.

Five Worst Pets For Children

Stuart Laws | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Stuart Laws

I spoke to two people, who were children in the past, about the awful time in their lives, when they owned stick insects. Sarah & Lizzie are real life sisters and perform inappropriate sketches, in a bid to win their mother's affection.

CBB's Chloe Slut Shamed for Glamour Modeling

Samantha Rea | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Samantha Rea

Since Judy Finnigan's wardrobe malfunction at the National Television Awards, I'm pretty sure she's gone about her day without men pulling open her dress, juggling her jubblies and cheerily reassuring her, "everyone's seen them anyway".

How to Work With a Comedy Writing Mentor

Chris Smith | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Smith

I am pressing on with my lonely foray into character comedy and writing what I hope might some day be the pilot of a sitcom - helped by Micheal Jacob, my writing mentor who has, so far never backed away from me in a social situation (although there's still time).

Liam Neeson Arm Wrestles Jimmy Fallon, It's Hilarious And Terrifying At The Same Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Fans of Jimmy Fallon will know that many of his biggest stunts are usually set up, although he tries to make them look spontaneous. Despite it bein...

Snubbed Girlfriend Snogs Stranger On Kiss Cam

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Sport

A snubbed girlfriend took sweet revenge after being ignored by her date when they were on the big screen at a basketball game. She was super excite...