UK Comedy

Why The Apple Watch Costs So Much (Possibly)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Comedy

At it's most expensive, Apple's latest iPhone accessory costs £13,500. Why on earth would it cost that much? The folks at College Humour have rele...

11 People Who Could Replace Jeremy Clarkson As The Host Of 'Top Gear'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell and Tahira Mirza | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dear BBC, We know you're probably struggling to fill Jeremy Clarkson's shoes on Top Gear after fracas-gate, so we thought we'd help out. Here's ...

Chefs Read Mean One-Star Reviews About Themselves

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Have you ever wondered why great restaurants have so many poor ratings on sites like Yelp and Google? The folks at Foodbeast got popular chefs to r...

Top Five Tudors

Stuart Laws | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Stuart Laws

After spending six weeks watching Mark Rylance do the best "I'm glum but determined and actually a lot smarter than you imagine" face, whilst also never fully closing his eyes, I now feel totally qualified to pass comment on all things Tudor.


Naomi Hefter | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

As a receptionist by day and a comedian by night, it's always good to get a story from the office that people can relate to. I'm currently in the middle of writing my second solo hour show and I've been putting together some of my most memorable day jobs over the last couple of years.

John Oliver Perfectly Tears Apart The Idea Of Daylight Savings Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Do you know why we turn the clocks backwards and forwards every year? We all thought it was something to do with farmers, to give them extra light or ...

Alcoholism: The Secret to Long Life? Stop Drinking!

Xavier Toby | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

I'm a big one for calling them out every time they trot out something as interesting, insightful and revolutionary, which is actually common sense, no sense or nonsense. Then this study comes along, and it's reaffirmed my faith in statistics everywhere. If mathematicians and scientists could design their own porn, it'd be a naked somebody rolling around on findings just like this.

This Dog Is Magic. Seriously.

Storyful | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Fudge is a special Scottish dog. A magic Scottish dog, in fact. Previously star of his very own ice bucket challenge video, the brave pooch is bac...

Penguin Asked People To Tweet At Them With #YourMum And Everything Went Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Social media is such a turbulent and fluid platform, sometimes marketers need to think outside the box. The folks at Penguin Books did what many ot...

News Reporter Caught Going To McDonald's Drive-Thru Live On Air

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Getting caught doing something you shouldn't be doing at work is bad enough, but this traffic reporter was unlucky enough to be caught at the drive-th...

These Women Lip Sync To Bohemian Rhapsody Sped Up And It's Glorious

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The internet is no stranger to people lip-syncing to 'Bohemian Rhapsody', but this Australian comedy trio took it to a new level by speeding up the fo...

The New Tory Election Campaign Billboard Is Rather Odd

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Conservative Party has released a new billboard for its 2015 general election campaign. The poster features Ed Miliband nestled safely in the p...

Feminism 101: A Guide to Women's Rights for Dudes

Pascale Day | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Pascale Day

International Women's Day is my favourite day of the year, because it's a special occasion where we get to celebrate how fucking cool it is to be a woman. I personally do this everyday in my head anyway; a mini-me dancing ethereally within the confines of my mind to a Beyonce mixtape.

Feel the Fear and Do it Reluctantly

Helen Keeler | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Keeler

Get this: I first thought I'd like to do stand-up when I saw Ben Elton on TV combining two of my favourite things - comedy and politics. I was 15 and I thought, I could do that (no offence, Ben). Then after plucking up the courage for two decades, I finally did my first gig. You read it right. TWO DECADES.

Fake Harvard Rejection Letter Is Causing Some Real Problems For The Woman Who Wrote It

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When Molly McGaan wrote a fake rejection letter from Harvard College for her school's satire magazine, she simply wanted to "turn something sad into s...

MANGEL'd: The Accidental Fame of an Anarchist OR How an Aussie Soap Character Stole my Identity

Mark Little | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Little

I put my agitprop comedy theatre and my cinematic art ambitions aside, swallowed my pride and threw myself into the absurd world of Soap Opera. The work was relentless and demanding, a grinding sausage factory of five day a week TV.

These 22 Dogs Really Aren't Getting Into The Crufts Spirit

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Crufts is an annual event where dogs parade their owners around a small patch of fake grass in a display of their species' control over the human race...

Home-Made Religion

Kai Humphries | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

It's all an assumption based on some-one else's assumption based on someone else's assumption dating back to when people were more ignorant than we are now, if you believe that's possible.

Guy Performs WWE Moves On Girls.. With Brilliant Results

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

It's not often you see a woman stepping up to the ring and offering herself as a willing wrestling partner.. so we're giving this lady a round of appl...

Light Saber Remix

Eclectic Method | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Eclectic Method

According Obi-Wan Kenobi in A New Hope, light sabers are "not as clumsy or random as a blaster. An elegant weapon, for a more civilized age."

This Is Why You Should ALWAYS Flush The Toilet Before You Use It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

We really recommend going to the toilet before you watch this, because it's going to make you not want to sit on the loo ever again. (h/t UsVsTh3m)...

18 Businesses That Got It Really, Really Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The folks at the LadBible asked their followers to tweet pictures of businesses doing it all wrong, and they came up trumps. @TheLadBible Yummmmm.....

Is the Gimmockracy of Student Politics An Apocalyptic Vision of the Future of Politics?

Fionn Shiner | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Fionn Shiner

Does student politics offer a depressing vision of the future whereby politics is determined by how little shame one has? If if does then someone pass me the rope.

This Is How Advertising Should Be Done - With A Dog Causing Havoc

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

All the information in the first ten seconds, then an adorable dog wreaking havoc. Perfect. Whoever made this advert, take a bow. ...

The 'Weasel Flying On A Woodpecker' Memes Are Here...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

When pictures hit the internet of a weasel riding on a woodpecker's back, it didn't take long for the internet to jump on it and turn it into today's ...