Tag Archives: humor

Friday YouTube: Indiana Jones and the Annoying Spherical Droid

Pretty much what it says…

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Watch Neil Gaiman Read “Bad Neil Gaiman” Stories

I suspect that when the Wits radio station hosted the “Bad Neil Gaiman Challenge”, they knew the hilarity that would ensue. Hundreds of entrants wrote their best bad Neil Gaiman story. Now we can all share in that painful-but-funny goodness by watching Neil himself read the winning entries.
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A Bad Lip Reading of “The Walking Dead” Season 4 (Part 2)

I feel so, so guilty for liking these videos so much. Such a simple idea that consumes so much of my time when there are so many other more important things to do.

And then this makes it seem all worthwhile: “There ain’t a man alive who doesn’t wanna get his butt washed in the Jedi fountain…”

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VIDEO: Star Wars Cantina Band Auditions (with Weird Al Yankovic, Rick Springfield, Ben Folds and More)

Happy Star Wars Day!

The funny folks at CollegeHumor got Disney and Lucasfilm to let them on the Star Wars cantina set for this video, which features guest appearances from Chris Daughtry, Ben Folds, Liz Phair, Reggie Watts, Mark McGrath, Jordin Sparks, Rick Springfield, Weird Al Yankovic, Lisa Loeb and MC Chris…

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VIDEO: Everything Wrong With “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

Sure, every movies has problems…but doesn’t mean it’s not fun tp point them out with snark. :)

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Duelling Williams: Shatner vs. Shakespeare! In Lego!

In this epsiode of Action Bill, William Shatner’s time traveling robot attempts to destroy William Shakespeare but underestimates the fighting prowess of Action Bill.

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Beware the Hairy Mango (Throwback!): The Next Vampire Story

You ever wonder what it sounded like when I spoke slowly on Beware the Hairy Mango? Well, pretend you’ve wondered. It sounded a lot like this terribly old episode!

One has to delve deeply into ancient knowledge to unlock the secrets of the vampire! Yes, as ancient as episode 12! Don your steel-belted shirt collars and wander aimlessly into “The Next Vampire Story!”

WARNING: You’ll be sleeping with the lights on! Even if you work third shift and sleep during the day!

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Video: Man of Steel The Animated Series (Or, Superman is Kind of a Jerk)

Fresh off his run in the theaters, and just in time for the DVD release of Man of Steel on Tuesday, November 12th, Screen Junkies brings us a great new animated Man of Steel…

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Honest Trailers: World War Z

Isn’t it great when we can wash away the hype surrounding a movie and see it for what it is? Not that the movie-going audience hadn’t already done that…

Here’s what the trailer for the Brad Pitt zombie should have looked like.

Warning: film spoilers ahead. The good news is that they won’t spoil the book at all. :)

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VIDEO: Star Wars Speed Dating

Ah, Star Wars

You may not have pleased fans with the prequels…but you are a bottomless well for humor.
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Animated for Your Pleasure: The “Star Trek” Pie-Eating Story From “Breaking Bad”

Breaking Bad is yet another one of those shows that everyone recommends and I never have the time to watch. If I was watching it, I would have seen the bit where one of the characters is talking about his idea for a Star Trek that sounds like that pie-eating scene in Stand By Me…if it were directed by Paul Verhoeven.

Now someone has taken that audio snippet from the show and animated it. God, I loves the Internets…
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Tuesday Tune: “Get Loki” by The Avengers (Parody of “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk)

You’ve gotta give credit to these folks for turning Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky” into an Avengers parody. Well, you don’t have to, but it’s hard not to…
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VIDEO: George R.R. Martin Reveals “Game of Thrones” Season 4 Secrets!

When George R.R. Martin recently visited Conan to talk about the Death-Prone Characters in Game of Thrones, they took him backstage where they grilled him about surprising plot details coming up in season 4.

You may be surprised! Or at least tickled…

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Friday YouTube: Fantastic Four – Bad Days

Even superheroes have bad days
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School of Thrones – A “Game of Thrones” Parody

Just when you think that every combination of mashup has been done before, here comes School of Thrones, a send-up of Game of Thrones that recasts the HBO series sin the mold of a teen school drama…

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VIDEO: Batman Slams the New “Man of Steel” Trailer

The awesome, wish-I-had-their-job folks at How It Should Have Ended have put together another episode in which the ever-egotistical Batman shares his thoughts with Superman on the Man of Steel trailer…

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An Interview With Hugo-Winning Best Fan Writer & Author Jim C. Hines

Best Fan Writer Hugo-winner Jim C. Hines nominated me to moderate the first panel I was ever on. He loves breaking in new writers. His Jig The Dragonslayer trilogy, now out in a Daw omnibus, is a humorous sword and sorcery tale about a goblin. He followed that with the four book Princess cycle which are fairy tales gone awry crossing Disney princesses with Charlie’s Angels. Published by Daw Books, his latest book Libriomancer starts a new trilogy, Magic Ex-Libris, about a librarian hunting a killer. Because he likes to stretch himself, being as he lives in Lansing, he set this series in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It’s an urban fantasy with a lot of humor, involving dryads, wizards, vampires, automatons and more. Jim’s short fiction has appeared in Realms of Fantasy, Fantasy, Andromeda Spaceways, Writers of the Future and several anthologies. He can be found online at Facebook, Twitter via his website at and his blog.

Bryan Thomas Schmidt talks to Jim C. Hines about his career and his exciting future projects.

SFFWRTCHT: Starting at the beginning, Where’d your interest in SFF come from?

Jim C. Hines: Ahem. Is this thing on? My interest in SF/F comes from the fact that swords and magic and spaceships and lightsabers are awesome.

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VIDEO: The Grim Batman from “Dark Knight Rises”…with the Not-So-Grim 1960’s-Era Robin

What happens when you take Nolan’s Batman and Bane and add in a little Burt Ward Robin?

In a word…awwwkward!


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Video: Geek And Sundry Presents: Written by a Kid Ep 6-Robots Attack

If you haven’t checked out Geek and Sundry’s show ‘Written by a Kid’, here’s a great place to jump in.

The premise is simple – they sit down with a kid, have them tell a story, and then they produce that story as a little short.  It’s great stuff.

This week we have: Robots Attack by Maile Martinez.

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VIDEO: Batman vs. Scarecrow

Apparently, Batman’s fears are less intimidating than his persona might imply…
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