If you have a martial arts question, Jackie Chan is the guy to ask. He and LEGO Ninjago Movie Olivia Munn take to Twitter to answer questions about things like breaking wood blocks, knife fights, and how many Jackie Chan movies you need to watch to become Jackie Chan.
Netflix wants you to know it's got jokes — a lot of jokes. Some deft editing puts Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, and Dave Chappelle in a few scenes of Netflix's original drama series. The online streaming service has been making itself the home of stand-up, with specials by Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, and Jerry Seinfeld set to premiere this fall.
If you don't like Norm Macdonald's brand of comedy, don't expect him to change for you. Norm has made a career of doing what he likes, and you either love him or you don't. The Nerdwriter digs into the philosophy behind one of America's comedic legends.
It's the 80s undercover operation you've never heard — the attempt to take down Pablo Escobar with a Pablo Escobar look-alike. Needless to say, it didn't go well. This bad lip reading presents an alternate, and far less successful, take on the Netflix series Narcos.
There's no one quite like you — not even all the other tattooed, skinny jeaned, horn-rim glasses, 80s hairstyled, iPhone-toting, selfie-taking, denim jacket-wearing, bearded, and pierced people. In other words, you're unique. Just like everyone else wearing the uniform. And Dissolve created this faux ad that mocks the ever-cringworthy nature of youth advertising as a testament to your individuality.
There was a time when Jerry Seinfeld wasn't the star of the greatest TV show of all time. Before he was even a stand-up comic, he was a middle-class funny kid from a big family on Long Island. In his first Netflix special, Jerry returns to the place he loves the most — the small stage — and the people that made him who he is. Jerry Before Seinfeld premieres September 19, 2017.
The result of three years of research and millions of data points, the Casper Wave is a breakthrough in mattress design. Underneath its handsome exterior, you'll find the new, proprietary Natural Geometry System. It uses five layers of foam to mimic the natural contours of your body at 36 specific points, adjusting naturally to your shoulders and hips without sacrificing support, and keeping your spine properly aligned. Like the original, it uses open-cell foams to keep you cool at night. Designed and assembled in the USA.
Presented by Casper.
You don't notice the difference between great underwear and whatever-you're-used-to, until you put on a pair of Tommy John's new Go Anywhere Trunks. They're engineered with moisture wicking, and anti-microbial, performance stretch fabric. That means, even if you sit, stand, crouch or reach up, they'll never cause an awkward adjustment. Featuring 4-way stretch fabric that contours to your body, a Stay Put waistband, a time saving Quick Draw fly, and a contour pouch, maximum comfort is guaranteed, no matter how active or inactive you happen to be.
Presented by Tommy John.
If you want to know about Idris Elba's side gig as a DJ, or where Matthew McConaughey got his trademark "alright alright alright", here's where to find out. The two leading men from the upcoming film The Dark Tower sat down for WIRED's autocomplete interview, answering the web's most searched-for question about them.
Finding love is hard. Or a hookup. But for one lucky Vanity Fair staffer, things got a lot easier — or worse, depending on how you look at it. T.J. Miller got the keys to Lauren's Tinder account and took it for a wild test drive.
Things you didn't know but know now — Amy Poehler is actually Jack Black and the sister of Louis C.K. Will Ferrell was born in a Cancer and was born in 1980. The internet might ask silly questions, but Will and Amy have the serious answers in this autocorrect interview with WIRED magazine.
In a world where everything from your lightbulb to your water bottle can be connected to the internet, eventually, enough is enough. A wifi antenna doesn't make something smart — and often just makes it more of a pain to use than the "dumb" version. This spot for Swedish tech company Semcon reminds us that being smart doesn't mean simply being connected — it has to be usable by humans too.
It's summertime, and summertime means water. And balloons. The Slow Mo Guys ring in the warm weather in the best way possible — with a massive six-foot water balloon.
It isn't exactly Litchfield Penitentiary, but it's pretty close. Piper Snackman has a mission when she comes to Litchfield Academy: Getting the students to snack a little healthier. Sesame Street puts their own slightly softer take on Netflix's hit series in this parody of Orange is the New Black.
Siri, Alexa, Google Home, Microsoft's Cortana — they're great at answering questions, calling you a Uber, ordering food, and a myriad of other useful functions. But they're all terrible and getting a laugh. To put these virtual assistants to the test, WIRED got their best material and took it to a standup comedy club in LA.
When our entire political system is a joke, it follows that comedians would be the people best-equipped to cover it. The bizarre chaos of cable news, with screaming heads desperately trying scream over top of one another, is more confusing and off-putting than helpful — and there's research to back it up. Meanwhile, a healthy dose of satire can sharpen your brain and make you a more critical thinker. Vox looks at how comedians are taking Walter Cronkite's place as the most easy-to-follow source of news.
For the same price, you could buy approximately 1,080 Bic pens (if you opt for economical 144-packs). But you'll lose every last one of those plastic ballpointers, and won't feel like your written words are worth a dime. We're opting instead for the Inventery Mechanical Pen. Available in a black oxide or brushed chrome finish, this writing instrument is machined from a single brass rod to form a unibody construction. At the heart of the pen is a Schmidt P8126 capless rollerball in black ink, paired with an all-brass Schmidt click mechanism that's near-silent. Each pen has an anti-roll groove, and is marked with an individual serial number.
Weight: 57 Grams / Length: 5 Inches / Diameter: 11mm
Vague Watch Co.'s Grey Fade Submariner gets its name from the dark grey bezel insert, meant to mimic the sought-after "ghost bezel" effect found on the faded black bezels of well-worn vintage sport watches. It's built with an automatic movement, meaning you'll never have to change a battery, as the watch is powered by the movement of your arm during wear. With a stainless steel case, a screw-down back, and a 100-meter depth rating, the watch is also rugged enough to handle some serious time in the water. On top of that, it ships with a sharp military-inspired case, watch tool, and a classic nylon NATO strap to switch out with the stainless oyster band.
Louis C.K. is the next major comedian to join Netflix's roster of stand-up specials. But if you were hoping to get a taste of some his new comedic gems, you're out of luck. Other than the fact that there will be a stand-up special April 4, 2017 — which really should be all of the information you need — this trailer tells us nothing.
Normally, getting medical advice from a comedian wouldn't be a good idea — except when the comedian you're asking is also a doctor. Ken Jeong, with his assistant Louis and a little help from a smartphone, took to Twitter to answer some very complex health questions. Highlights include why doctors test your reflexes and the difference between a hangover and having a stomach virus. Spoiler: it depends on whether or not you drank the day before.
After saving the Earth with The Avengers, Thor decided to take some me time and head back to Australia. We catch up with the crown prince of Asgard and his roommate Darryl to see how things are going. Apparently, there's still a few kinks to work out.
Four years from now, the Trump administration will make a great sitcom — if it doesn't become the most depressing chapter in American history. Brandon Smith took the theme from NBC's version of The Office over clips Trump and his cabinet. While The Office was a comedy, this mashup feels more like a tragedy.
From his tv show to his stand-up specials, Louis C.K. has become the undisputed king of comedy. He has turned joke-telling into an art form. The way he carefully structures and rhythmically relays a story is a thing of beauty. Using one of the bits from his Live at the Beacon Theater show, Nerdwriter breaks down the mastery behind his jokes to reveal what makes Louis C.K. so damn funny.
Right now, your inbox is probably crammed with an insane number of marketing emails. That one account you created to access that one piece of information that you only needed that one time was all it took to open the floodgates. Director and comedian James Veitch describes his attempt to unsubscribe from one such email and how he hilariously fought back when they just kept coming.
Move over James Franco. The man you really don't want to see your daughter with is Walter White. Funny or Die replaced Franco's eccentric tech billionaire character in Why Him? with Cranston's former turn as drug kingpin Walter White. Which means that's Brian Cranston's daughter in the film is dating Brian Cranston's Walter. Which means that every father's worst nightmare is seeing their daughters date someone that's an even worse version of themselves.
We're sorry, Mr. Neeson, but you're slightly over-qualified for this position. And too intense. Way too intense. Liam Neeson shows off his acting range in this audition for a mall Santa, bringing a dose of reality and method acting to the man in the red suit.
We've been waiting 20 years for a new episode of Pigs in Space. Captain Link Hogthrob of the S.S. Swinetrek has come down with a stomach bug, and it's more than just some bad alien cuisine. The Captain, First Mate Piggy, and Dr. Julius Strangepork end up with an unannounced crew mate that likes to hitch a ride in the most uncomfortable of places.
With the passing of David Bowie, Alan Rickman, and Prince, there's been a number of celebrity deaths this year. In the latest Billy on the Street clip, Billy Eichner adds Seth Rogen to the list when he tells bystanders the Sausage Party actor is dead. There's a mix of shock, sadness, and confusion among fans, and an enormous amount of embarrassment and regret from Rogen.
Long live the absurd. Nails that won't be hammered, balloons that smash cactuses — animator Florent Porta created a series of scenes that defy your expectations and make no sense whatsoever.
Plastic bottles by the billions. Filling our oceans, landfills, streets and parks. You may not have to walk naked down the streets of King's Landing, but think about where that plastic bottle ends up before you pick it up.
Imagine Ryan Reynolds being interviewed by Deadpool playing Ryan Reynolds' twin brother named Gordon. Who is a massive jerk. That's what you have here in this excellent interview courtesy of GQ Magazine. Also, a bonus cameo appearance by Jake Gyllenhaal as a boom mic operator, and definitely not GQ's Man of the Year.
To demonstrate just how ridiculous our congress really is, Christ Pine imagines they're a part of your workforce. Like Congress, Leonard is greedy, whiney, and self-serving. The good news is, we don't have to put up with it anymore. All you have to do is vote.