Rape Jokes Are Not The Issue - The Joke's Target Is The Issue

Mia Doring | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Comedy
Mia Doring

Downright mean jokes about rape, like Jimmy Carr's 'nine out of ten people in a gang rape said they enjoyed it' are the damaging ones. The hilarity is that the tenth person didn't enjoy it because the tenth person was the gang rape victim.

This Virgin Employee Is Adding A Touch Of Humour To Airport Gates

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Imgur user rootbeer1 is a Virgin America employee who likes to spice things up anyway that he can. On the departure boards, they're encouraged to writ...

Twitter's Funniest Pancake Day Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

It's Shrove Tuesday! A wonderful day when we meaninglessly attempt to make pancakes, give up, then pop to Sainsbury's to see if they've got any of the...

Something Special Happens When You Merge Films Into Band Names

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK Comedy

People are having a lot of fun ingeniously placing film names into those of their favourite musical acts. And the results are actually pretty good ...

Brave or Just Foolish?

Naomi Hefter | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

I love physical comedy. I watch it, I do it, I perform it, I think it and I admire it. In my opinion, as far as brain power is concerned, it's very easy. You don't have to structure a written joke; you don't have to read the news to talk about current affairs.

This Man Complained To Pret About A Sandwich And Ended Up Embroiled In A Three Hour Pun Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Comedy

We're no stranger to a good pun, but it looks like the team running Pret A Manger's Twitter account is a master of the art. When Twitter user @Dodd...

16 People You Should Follow On Twitter In 2016 (If You Like Laughing)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Comedy

A new year is a time for change, and what better to way to shake things up than rejuvenating your Twitter feed with some truly hilarious human beings?...

Ways To Scathingly Insult People Without Swearing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Comedy

A thread on the AskReddit forum recently asked users to reel off their best insults that don't contain profanity, and in the spirit of the festive sea...

2015's Best Christmas Cracker Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Finally, the year's most anticipated announcement is here - UK Gold's list of the 10 best Christmas jokes. The winner was Twitter user delshout1, w...

Ronnie Pickering Inspires Hilarious Reaction From The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Ronnie Pickering, Britain's most famous enraged road user, has provoked a storm online -- and unsurprisingly people are finding the whole affair hilar...

Maybe You Should Write a Different Joke

Ben Moore | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Moore

I'm not saying I want comedians to blunt their sharp edges and stick to jokes about airports and weddings. But I also don't subscribe to the increasingly automatic notion that anything is a suitable subject for comedy.

Top 10 Funniest Jokes Of The Edinburgh Fringe Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Finally, the moment we've been waiting for since last August - the funniest jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe! This year's best one-liner award went to Da...

24 Of The Best (Or Perhaps Worst) Dad Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Parents

Dads have a reputation for coming out with some of the most cringe-worthy yet hilarious jokes. To pay a tribute to the men who seem to be full of s...

The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

What a week it's been. We've had a heatwave, and some other things happened that nobody knows about because all we could talk about was the weather an...

Brands Trying To Be Funny For #InternationalJokeDay

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Comedy

It's International Joke Day! People have spent the day tweeting jokes, from the hilarious to the downright terrible. Now some brands have jumped on th...

New FIFA 16 Game Controller Details Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Following the announcement of the newest instalment of the FIFA video game series last week, HuffPost UK Comedy can exclusively reveal the controller ...

#BeatlesRecipes Is A Pun-Filled Nostalgia Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy

The folks at Midnight have done it again... They've come up with another hilarious trending hashtag. This time it's #BeatlesRecipes. Lettuce Be #Be...

Shia Laboeuf's Weird Motivational Video Is Getting Ripped Apart By The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Comedy

When Shia Laboeuf hit the internet again with his strange art video involving himself, a green screen and a list of Nike slogans, it was already funny...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part II of XXV

Chris Turner | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Chris Turner

The task at hand was to sort out the jokes from the phrases, the ideas from the words - there are times when only an on-stage airing can distinguish the two, but often it's a less subtle distinction. Reading through a year's worth of your own thoughts that you considered to be worthy of preservation is a mightily depressing task.

#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...

9 April Fools Pranks That Went Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

It was a busy day of japes, scams and inevitable confusion as April Fool's Day 2015 unleashed itself upon us. You may have had fun, but remember th...

Here's You Very Own 'Mission: Impossible 5' Cliche Checklist

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The fifth instalment of the 'Mission: Impossible' series finally has a name and a trailer. And the trailer is full of exactly what you'd expect - huge...

Mums Reveal The Weirdest Things They've Found In Teenagers' Bedrooms

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

After the penis beaker fiasco, we thought Mumsnet wouldn't get any weirder. But then all sorts of stuff happened. Now they've started chatting about a...

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 ...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler's Best Golden Globes Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Comedy

They came, they saw, they slammed Bill Cosby. Yes, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were on wonderful form once again as they hosted the 2015 Golden Globe...