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The New 'Republicans Are People Too' Twitter Campaign Is An Epic Fail
October 01 2014 7:00 AM ET

The Epic Fail of New 'Republicans Are People Too' Campaign

Jami Smith

The GOP needs a new social media expert because its new Twitter campaign isn't going so well.

'Modern Family' Director Live-Tweets a Plane Passenger's Drunken Meltdown
September 29 2014 9:46 PM ET

Modern Family Director's Worst Flight Ever Entertains Twitter

Jami Smith

This Modern Family director's tweets about her drunken seat mate is better than any sitcom on TV.

WATCH: Randy Rainbow Awkwardly Interviews Barbra Streisand
September 28 2014 1:52 PM ET

WATCH: Randy Rainbow Awkwardly Interviews Barbra Streisand

Brandon Voss

The YouTube sensation's cringe-worthy fantasy chat with the diva is better than chocolate cake.

WATCH: Kate McKinnon Answers the World's Worst Interview Questions
September 26 2014 11:30 AM ET

WATCH: Kate McKinnon Answers the World's Worst Interview Questions

Jami Smith

"Would you rather know love or book a sitcom?"

TBT: Happy Birthday Truman
September 25 2014 4:00 AM ET

#TBT: Happy Birthday Truman

Christopher Harrity

Truman would have been 90 September 30. Put on your caftan and let's walk down memory lane.

WATCH: Kate McKinnon Touches Chris Pratt Inappropriately
September 24 2014 11:26 AM ET

WATCH: Kate McKinnon Touches Chris Pratt Inappropriately

Jami Smith

Kate McKinnon shares the same fantasies we all have of getting intimate with Chris Pratt.

WATCH: Ellen Does Pot Brownies With Matthew McConaughey
September 22 2014 1:29 PM ET

WATCH: Ellen Does Pot Brownies With Matthew McConaughey

Jami Smith

Ellen perfectly captures the weirdness of that new Matthew McConaughey Lincoln commercial.

WATCH: Finding the Funny in "Ex-Gay" Marriages and a Queerpocalypse
September 21 2014 1:34 PM ET

WATCH: Finding the Funny in 'Ex-Gay' Marriages

Diane Anderson-Minshall

In this short mockumentary, The McCardles explain their marriage and the mantras that keep this 'totally straight' couple together.

Jon Stewart Remembers When The NFL's Biggest Distraction Was a Gay Player
September 18 2014 1:01 PM ET

Jon Stewart Mocks NFL Over What's Really a 'Distraction'

Jami Smith

Daily Show host, Jon Stewart, remembers a simpler time when the NFL's biggest controversy was openly gay player Michael Sam.

#TBT: How the West Was Worn
September 18 2014 4:00 AM ET

How the West Was Worn 

Christopher Harrity

The most important fashion item of the 20th century — Levi Strauss jeans — based their appeal on slim-hipped cowboys in a fun-loving, all-male environment.

'Orange is the New Black' Meets 'The Golden Girls' in This Brilliant Mashup
September 15 2014 7:15 AM ET

WATCH: OITNB Meets Golden Girls in This Brilliant Mashup

Jami Smith

Here's the Orange is the New Black intro if you took out Regina Spektor and added The Golden Girls theme song. Thank you, Internet!

WATCH: The 'Apparently' Kid Tells Ellen His New Favorite Word
September 14 2014 6:00 AM ET

WATCH: The 'Apparently' Kid Tells Ellen His New Favorite Word

Jami Smith

This is apparently the cutest thing you'll see all day. Seriously.

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