Tag: Funny

Jennifer Lawrence is Star Struck

February 25, 2013 | 1:02 PM | Videos | By Maxfield Barker

If you watched the Oscars last night, you witnessed some pretty hilarious events. From Seth MacFarlane’s song about boobs to Jennifer Lawrence’s fall while walking up the stairs. Speaking of Jennifer Lawrence, as you know, she won Best Female Actress last night for her role in the excellent Silver Linings Playbook. Based on what we’ve seen in the movies and interviews,  the 22-year-old actress has made it to the A-list while still remaining humble and grounded. How we do know that? Check out this interview from last night after she won. Upon seeing Jack Nicholson, Jennifer is star-struck yet completely cool and witty. Basically, we love her.

Viral Video of the Day: F***in’ Cruise Ships

January 9, 2013 | 1:00 PM | Videos | By Maxfield Barker

This would actually be a brilliant commercial for a cruise ship. As funny and crazy as it is, you really get to see everything the ship has to offer. Though it’s bleeped, you still might not want to watch this at work. Or watch it, we’re not the boss of you.

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Kangaroo-like Creature Captured in Tempe

April 30, 2011 | 6:53 AM | Local | By Frank Johnson

In what sounds like a fraternity stunt gone wrong, a driver in Tempe called 911 to report that a Kangaroo was spotted hopping around the streets of a neighborhood late Thursday. And despite their disbelief, officers responded to the call did in fact discover two-foot-tall Wallaby, or mini-kangaroo, wandering outside a residence, peeking in the windows at a dog living inside.

According to AZ Central, it was simply a case of a runaway pet, Wesley the Wallaby, who belongs to someone down the street. The Wallaby, described as “friendly, docile and very cooperative,” was loaded into a large dog kennel, and eventually returned to his owner, where Wesley was last reported doing keg-stands while a bunch of shirtless dudes wearing backward baseball hats shouted “chug, chug, chug!” OK, we made that last part up.

Gawker.com’s Typo Fuels ASU-UofA Rivalry

April 19, 2011 | 8:31 AM | News | By Frank Johnson

If there’s a grain of truth in every stereotype, then this one’s more like a mountain. Tempe’s A-Mountain that is. Yes, the trendy gossip/news site, Gawker just posted another story poking fun of AZ’s latest political fiasco. Something about guns and circumcisions. We so wish we kidding.

All of which was catnip for the site’s famously-snarky commenters. But for once, they weren’t focused on making fun of us desert dwellers. Instead they were too busy chiding the writer for confusing UofA with ASU, when he said …

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World’s Most Awesomest Resume

April 19, 2011 | 7:55 AM | News | By Staff

We probably wouldn’t hire this young man, but we are impressed by his brutal honesty (and moonwalking/Super Nintendo skills).

Oh, who are kidding? Anyone who can craft a pun about his cat-like reflexes that reads, “now you see me, meow you don’t” can write for us any day. And it’s not like we pay our writers anyway, right Eric Eats Out and Andrew from AZ?

See a full-sized image after the jump.

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Monday Cuteness

April 18, 2011 | 2:07 PM | Videos | By Ivy Adenauer

Sounds like somebody’s got a cause of the Mondays. May we prescribe this ridiculously-cute video of a penguin being tickled? For no other reason than it’s damned adorable.

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You may no go back to mindlessly filling out TPS Reports and yelling at the office printer.

Funniest PR Pitch o’ the Day

April 14, 2011 | 10:52 AM | Media | By Ivy Adenauer

One of these is not like the other. So here’s a snapshot of our Marketing Manager’s email inbox. See if you can spot the subject line that caught our eye. Hint, it’s not the one about Scoop Factory ads or the MercBar’s New Chef Menu.

Read the full “Vagina Tune Ups” pitch yourself after the jump. If you dare.

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Happy B-Day, Captain Kirk

March 22, 2011 | 8:31 PM | News | By Frank Johnson

On behalf of nerds everywhere, we’d like wish William Shatner a happy 80th birthday. Yes, the man who gave us such memorable characters such as Captain Kirk, TJ Hooker and, um, the Priceline Negotiator, is still living large all these years later. But don’t take out word for it, check out this hilarious list of “80 Reasons Why William Shatner is Awesome.” Hint: anyone else out there been immortalized with a custom ketchup bottle?

Thursday Thinker

March 10, 2011 | 3:10 PM | Shop & Style | By Staff

Quick, what do fancy ketchup and polo shirts have in common? Nothing good, normally. Just ask our dry cleaner. That said, we absolutely adore these new mustache-themed polo shirts by the mustachioed ketchup maker, Sir Kensington.

Who’s Sir Kensington? We have no idea, excpet he sells super-pricey “Scooping” ketchup at Whole Foods, and his cutsey website is filled with World’s Most Interesting Man-like bon mots such as “Carved from a Nharwhal [Whale’s] Tusk, Sir Kensington’s cane, contains inside of it, another smaller cane.”

Either way, we’ve already ordered polos for the entire team. Enter “Thrillist” at checkout and receive 15 percent off.

Sunday Funny: Happy Mistress Day?

February 13, 2011 | 12:57 PM | Art & Entertainment | By Staff

We’re not exactly sure how to tackle this slightly skeezy piece of information, so we’re just going to dive right in. We all know that tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day (if you’ve managed to avoid it, congrats on your uncanny ability to drink yourself into denial for two weeks. Cheers.) but today aims to recognize a different kind of love …  or something. Today, friends, is National Mistress Day. (After all, taking your mistress out on V-Day would be a little declasse, no?)

What’s funny so about this, you ask? Well, nothing really, but this recent Urban Daddy post had our cheatin’ heart a’ chuckling as they broke down the most infamous “other women” in history. Read all about it after the jump. »READ MORE

Newspapers Now Interactive

January 12, 2011 | 8:21 AM | News | By Frank Johnson

In light of today’s post on the festive funeral being held for a couple of local media heavyweights, we’ve dug this one out of the archives. Surely, this new amazing technology will save print publishing.

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Wednesday WTF?

October 27, 2010 | 11:55 AM | Art & Entertainment | By Frank Johnson

Is that an 8-Track in your pocket? Introducing the Pocket HiFi, an awesome (and completely fake) mash-up of 70s style and modern iPod technology. The best part, the pseudo slogan: “Like a party in your pocket. But not in a weird way.™”

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DLT Weekend Brunch

September 25, 2010 | 8:32 AM | Restaurants | By Staff

Think your dad’s cool? Meet Jim, your basic breakfast artist who’s developed quite a following by making these wildly-inventive pancakes for his daughter.

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Shark Attack

July 16, 2010 | 7:04 AM | Art & Entertainment | By Staff

Here’s how the Discovery Channel Building preps for Shark Week.

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