YouTube has everything: Epic Princess Rap Battles


The Princess Rap Battle series has been out there for awhile, but the ante has been raised with the latest one, featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar as Cinderella while series creator Whitney Avalon is Belle. Along with other Disney twists, the rap battles play off of the canon while putting a modern spin, asking what they’d be like if they were set in modern day society. Continue reading

Bob Barker can still make a game exciting


This week, as with previous years, The Price is Right had a little fun on April 1 for April Fool’s Day. In recent years, they’ve moved beyond “accidents” with prizes and models into more creative territory. This year, while not so much a joke, may have been one of the more fun ideas, however: How about Bob Barker walk out the doors instead of Drew, and play a game with a contestant? Continue reading

YouTube has everything: ‘Dinosaurs’ character Earl performs ‘Hypnotize’


This one doesn’t require much an introduction: Someone took video clips featuring the character Earl from the TV show “Dinosaurs” and edited it to make it look like he’s rapping the Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize.” The results of the mash-up are as enjoyable as it would seem on paper: Continue reading

YouTube has everything: Wendy Liebman on America’s Got Talent, at TedX


I’ve talked about Wendy Liebman here previously; she’s been making something of a comeback as of late, and I couldn’t be happier. Her ability to quickly tag a joke with a surprise twist has always been a favorite of mine, and I still break out her Pulp Comics special from time to time for a few laughs, as well as her more recent Showtime special “Taller on TV.” Continue reading

YouTube has everything: Funny or Die’s ‘Presidential Reunion’


I recently wrote about a viral Funny or Die video featuring Kristen Bell that had a message. It’s not the first time iconic characters were used to provide laughs and push a message concurrently. The most prominent is likely the “Presidential Reunion” from a few years ago, which featured nearly all the SNL actors playing their presidential impersonations for which they were famous. Continue reading

Kristen Bell can do no wrong: Mary Poppins edition


It seems like Kristen Bell has the golden touch as of late. Whether she’s appearing on Craig Ferguson as one of his favorite guests, killing it in “Frozen,” bringing back Veronica Mars in movie form, or adding crazy value on Maya Rudolph’s backdoor pilot for a variety show, she’s been firing on all cylinders. Continue reading