Suffice it to say, Gil Fulbright is a work of fiction, a character created by campaign finance reform group Represent.Us. But Fulbright could very well end up on TV screens in Kentucky, now that Represent.Us has raised more than $20,000 of its crowdfunding campaign to get him there. It took less than a week.
The comedians go geek to geek to raise money for UNICEF.
"It’s not dead. It’s resting."
It may not keep you from getting pregnant, but at least you’ll get a few laughs watching the creation of this activist art project.
Aukerman has turned the talk-show format on its head with that Zach Galifianakis web series and a comedy show on IFC, Comedy Bang! Bang!
In this new campaign British comedian Stephen Merchant voices his displeasure at this annual anti-British celebration. “That’s like your girlfriend breaking up with you and then celebrating with fireworks every year, for 300 years.”
Here’s how to do it.
Ah, clickbait. The currency of the Internet! We just found out that Yongzhi Huang, one of the developers here at Fast Company, has built a neat little web tool that lets you create convincing fake news stories with which to troll your friends.
Using it is easy. Simply pick a news logo (Yahoo, Breaking News, etc.), write your fake headline, then put a link to the website of your choosing at the end. Even Reddit seems to like it!
So we asked Zhi to explain himself.
Animator Simon Chong made a South Park music video for “Hello!” from Book of Mormon and it’s a fitting tribute to the Broadway juggernaut’s creators.
“A friend asked me at a party, ‘What are you going to call the third-generation car?’ Well, we got the S and the X—we might as well make it an E.”
“The point is, the Internet in its current form is not broken, and the FCC is currently taking steps to fix that.”
Because the Internet can’t not meme, a week after “Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos" won over our tiny hearts, "Tiny Hamster Eating A Tiny Pizza" has arrived.