Lady Calls Religious TV Show to Thank God for Healing Her Hamsters…and It Only Gets Funnier

Oct 3, 2014 By Abraham 0

When people watch Springs of Life Giving Waters Ministries on television amazing things happen, apparently. So when phone lines open up, obviously these apostles and prophetesses are going to be inundated with testimonies of God’s miraculous power that has been demonstrated through their program.

In this instance a hamster breeder phones in with a remarkable (if scatologically cringeworthy) tale. As you listen, be warned — Surprise shofar praise ahead…

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Of course, it’s really British comic writer Robert Pepper. What a genius.

The Risk-taking Marketing Genius Behind the Hilarious New GE Ad Deserves a Big Raise

Oct 3, 2014 By Abraham 0

Straying almost as far from conventional commercials as possible, GE recently released an ad for some new light bulbs. It stars Jeff Goldblum being perfect.

It’s strange. Wonderfully, wonderfully strange…

How would you like to have listened in on the meeting where this idea was first pitched?

This Lawyer Knows *Tons* of Celebrities! Except It’s All Photoshop and Now She’s Screwed…

Oct 1, 2014 By Megan Berman 2

It seems that celebrity obsession isn’t just for teen fans… A California attorney is facing a six-month suspension after the State Bar caught her photoshopping herself into celebrity pictures for her business website.

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Kind of like that time in the 90s you glued a cutout of Nick Carter into a photo with you and told all your friends he was your boyfriend…

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Was Bob Dylan joking when he invited Michael Bolton over? It’s a funny story, regardless…

Oct 1, 2014 By Abraham 0

In a collaboration as laughable as it is unlikely, Bob Dylan and Michael Bolton got together about 25 years ago to write a song. Their day-long writing session resulted in “Steel Bars,” which was one of the singles from Bolton’s 1991 “Time, Love, & Tenderness,” which you may know as the album with his version of “When a Man Loves a Woman.”

Here Michael Bolton shares his experience of working with Bob Dylan. Bolton’s amusing reminiscence of their hours together comes complete with a spot-on voice impression and some cute cartoons…

Elton John Writes Hilariously Impressive Song on the Spot. Look What He Used for “Lyrics”…

Oct 1, 2014 By Abraham 2

In 1997, at “An Audience with Elton John,” actor Richard E. Grant hilariously put Elton John on the spot…

I’ve heard that you write your songs very, very quickly. And I’ve brought some words along and hoped that you could put some music to them. Would you do that?

After a quick facepalm, Elton asks him what the lyrics are. To which Grant replies…

Um, well, it’s from… It’s the… It’s the instructions from my oven.

The crowd erupts in laughter and Elton agrees to give it a go. After starting slowly, he finds his stride — as if the music were already latent in the dry prose of the manual — and by the end the improvised song is a virtual masterpiece…