Fred Armisen Gives Five-Minute Improvised Master Class in NYC Accents

Andy Cush · 11/24/14 10:45AM

If you've ever wondered what separates New York's toughest accent (The Bronx) from its second-toughest (The Rockaways), how East Villagers talk differently from their counterparts on the West, or why Long Islanders sound so flabbergasted all the time, allow Fred Armisen and his considerable improv skills to demonstrate.

The Best of Ikea Monkey, the Meme

Max Read · 12/10/12 12:56PM

Who doesn't love the Ikea Monkey — the seven-month-old Rhesus Macaque found wandering around a Toronto Ikea yesterday in a shearling coat? ("His favorite," apparently, according to his previous owners who were relieved of him following the Ikea incident.) Everyone loves the Ikea Monkey, which is why Ikea Monkey is now a meme. Here are some of the best Ikea Monkey memes.

Goodbye to Sex House, the Best Show of the Summer

Max Read · 09/13/12 12:34PM

Here's the final episode of Sex House, the Onion-produced series of YouTube shorts documenting the adventures of "six sexy singles" who "move into America's hottest mansion meticulously designed for only one thing: sex." (If you haven't watched the rest of the series, you can catch it all on YouTube; start here.) It's a reunion show, of course — bizarrely, jarringly chipper after the dark, J.G. Ballard-rewrites-No Exit feel of the first "season" quickly took after the premiere.

Listen to the Hilariously Crazy Quaker Oats Voicemail Jingle That's Burning Up Madison Avenue

Max Read · 04/05/12 10:03AM

A tipster forwarded us this voicemail with the note: "This has been going around quite a few agencies. Basically, this woman from Ohio leaves a voicemail for a crazy pitch for Chewy Granola bars. Listen to the voicemail when you have a sec!" We couldn't put it better ourselves. Qua qua qua Quaker Chewies/Are are are so delicious/Qua qua qua Quaker Chewies/Come on now, let's go get some.

Unbelievably Wasted Girl Tries to Have Sex With Tree After Getting in Fight With It

Max Read · 03/28/12 12:51PM

Check out this video of an unbelievably wasted girl tries to have sex with a tree after getting in a fight with it, at Ultra Music Festival 2012, as a crowd gathers in a circle chanting "fuck the tree." Download our free drugs sex tree fight Megaupload Ultra rave ecstasy sex. Free Ultra 2012 download fuck the tree rave music Skrillex Bieber. Drugs Tree. [via Hipster Runoff]

What If Logos Told the Truth?

Seth Abramovitch · 04/21/11 02:22AM

That's a theme explored by graphic designer Viktor Hertz in his series of Honest Logos. Notably absent, however, is the Gawker logo. What should that one say? [Flickr via ANIMAL]

Baby's First Swear Word

Matt Cherette · 03/17/11 10:24PM

Do you remember your first word? I can't recall mine, though I do know that my little sister's was "Duck." For baby Ellie—the star of this video—however, her utterance is a bit more... ah, f*ck it, just watch.

Girl Can't Shut Her Eye After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

Matt Cherette · 03/03/11 05:02PM

While we feel for the girl in this video (she'd just had her wisdom teeth removed), we can't help but laugh at her reaction to the procedure. One eye inexplicably open? Check! Incoherent babel? Check! Poor—albeit funny—thing.

Watch a Russian Man ROFL In Real Life

Kristina Grosspietsch · 01/31/11 01:28PM

After seeing his grandson's new haircut, this Russian man doesn't just type ROFL, he literally rolls on the floor laughing for a full two minutes. See Internet acronyms come to life!

World's Tiredest Dog Wants Five More Minutes

Matt Cherette · 01/16/11 06:57PM

Meet Fozzie! Fozzie is a cute dog. Here's a video of Fozzie's owner trying to get him to come with on a trip home from wherever they'd found themselves—alas, Fozzie was tired. Fortunately, it was hilarious. Watch inside.