UK Comedy

Rules for the Erection of the Mind

Christian Talbot | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Christian Talbot

I was lying there in ecstasy, realising that existence and the formal projection of a self are distinctly separate and within the means of human control but all the time in the back of my mind I'm thinking "Does this make me French? Does this make me French?".

Taken 3: The Action Movie as Self-Help

Tim Witherow | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Witherow

Neeson now seems to play roles that combine the everyday concerns of middle-age men (being a father and husband), a 'particular set of skills' (black-belt upf**kery), and under-the-radar sexism (women either need to be saved or simply don't feature) to box office success.

Al Murray Launches Election Policies By Throwing Down Drinking Challenge To Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Politics

Comedian Al Murray has issued a warning to his general election foe over any future drinking games. When asked who would win in a battle of the boo...

The US Public Will Tell You Their Internet Passwords If You Just Ask Them

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

Fans of Jimmy Kimmel will know he often takes pleasure in embarrassing other people. In his latest skit, the veteran comedian took to the streets u...

Je Suis Hypocrisie? Dieudonne Arrested Following Facebook Post

Rebeca Moss | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rebeca Moss

When it comes to Dieudonné, however unpalatable his views are, let's recognise his right to express them.

Meet Roo, The Dog Who Thinks She's A Kangaroo

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Roo is a five-month-old puppy who was born with three legs and tragically lost another shortly after birth. At 16 weeks, the Collie-Whippet cross w...

Dad Nails Multi-Tasking And Gets Dressed While Holding Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Comedy

This new father has got some skills! He can get dressed while holding his newborn baby. That's impressive....

Taylor Swift Is Well Impressed With The Police Officer Singing 'Shake It Off'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Dover Police Department in Delaware got a nod from pop superstar Taylor Swift this weekend after a video of an officer lip-syncing to 'Shake It Of...

What Does It All Mean Harry?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Comedy

One Direction's Harry Styles has over 23 million Twitter followers and given he's in one of the biggest boy bands in the world, that's not bad. Mr ...

The Kid With The World's Best Irish Accent Is Shocked By His Success

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

Ruairí McSorley is the most famous Irishman on the internet at the moment, racking up a ridiculous amount of hits on a clip of him talking about the ...

Finished! Twelve Words That Change Their Meaning After Kids

Jess Paterson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

Everything changes when you have children. You enter a whole new world with a whole new vocabulary. Baby-wearing, perineal massage, Bugaboo - yours is a new language. But parenthood also twists the words in your very mouth too.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: the Best Show on Netflix?

Andy Parker | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Andy Parker

The UK has a proud tradition of completely ignoring the crème de la crème of American comedy, possibly due to TV bosses' inability (or reluctance) to broadcast great shows on our television screens. Lack of budget? Full schedules? Unfathomable ignorance?

Guy Photobombs Stock Images With Hilarious Consequences

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

Matthew Vescovo, a.k.a. The Stock Photobomber, is an art director in advertising. He, like many of us, noticed the stock images he peddles don't lo...

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 17.03.2015 | 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 16.03.2015 | 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...