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If you're lucky enough to live in Southern California, then check out the L.A. Comedy Shorts Festival next weekend. It's the biggest comedy film fest in the U.S., and Will Ferrell's Funny Or Die is a major sponsor. You know, Will Ferrell, the guy who'll be honored at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards with the Comedic Genius Award?
At the L.A. Comedy Shorts Festival (get tickets here), Key and Peele will be likewise honored with the Commie Award. To celebrate, we've put together some of their greatest sketches...
The receptionist at a Pennsylvania doctor's office thought 19-year-old patient Travis Clawson was up to no good, making trouble in the neighborhood.
She had called to confirm an appointment and got the teenager's voicemail message, a recording of the "Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air" theme song. Unfortunately she misheard the lyric "shooting some b-ball outside of the school" as "people outside of the school," and called 911. Police apprehended Clawson and locked down a local high school. (After a short time in police custody, Clawson was released.)
Did the receptionist also ask the mom to be arrested as an accomplice? After all, she tried to send her son to Bel-Air. The auntie and uncle should probably be arrested as well for harboring the suspect. Talk about a diabolical family.
We do hope the receptionist sits down and watches the show. It's a classic.
Children of the 1980s and '90s might find themselves experiencing a mental flashback when Comedy Central's "Workaholics" asks, "What Would Kurt Loder Do?" on tonight's episode. This sneak peek clip brought us right back to the days when Kurt kept us informed on all the latest music happenings at MTV News...
For such a straitlaced-seeming reporter, Kurt's actually a super interesting guy. So, what would Kurt Loder do?" Well, here's a few surprising things...
To put it mildly, Canadian comic Nathan Fielder has some crazy business ideas. For example, a poo-flavored treat for an yogurt shop and a pizza place that delivers in less than eight minutes, two of the schemes he implements at real businesses in Los Angeles in the upcoming new Comedy Central series "Nathan For You." While Fielder means well and actually possesses a business degree, his ideas are mostly ridiculous. Not completely -- mostly. We spoke with Nathan about the show, all the abuse he took from skeptical customers, and more.
What was your very first job?
I dressed up as a bagel, a big fuzzy bagel and handed out samples outside a shop in Vancouver when I was about 13. The funniest part about the outfit--along with having a circular bagel as the main body, it had basically arms and legs and for some reason the the bagel had kind of clawish hands.
On last night's "Guy Code" (watch full episode here), you learned everything about puberty that your dad never told you way back when. He got too freaked out to discuss the subject, but fortunately TV gave you some other father figures. Here's the best puberty talks from "very special episodes" of our favorite sitcoms.
We already brought you "The 10 Most Awkward Local News Interviews," but that's limited to American television. When it comes to "WTF?"-caliber on-air madness, there's just no competing with our friends in Japan.
See, in the U.S. we like things tidy and controlled (read: "American Idol," Jay Leno). In Japan, it's a little different. They prefer their celebrity TV interviews to go completely off the rails. If any of this stuff aired in the States, a lot of entertainment industry folks would be out of a job.
1. Beastie Boys
It's tough to pinpoint what we like best about this NSFW clip from almost 25 years ago. It might be the model sloppily eating ice cream for no reason. Or maybe it's the late Adam Yauch ("MCA") constantly playing with his fly and shouting, "Reach down and fondle my balls with ya fingaz!" (He matured after this era. A lot.)
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We're pretty fond of zombies around here, from "The Walking Dead" to harmless pranks. You know, the kind that don't risk causing widespread panic. So we're not sure we can 100% endorse the prankster who hacked a Montana TV station to alert several counties of an in-progress zombie apocalypse.
"Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living," says a muffled voice, juxtaposed with a silly pancake commercial, which would make a crappy last supper.
Applicable Guy Code in this situation? Hey, you've gotta be prepared for anything, but also skeptical. If you have a crossbow or battle ax handy, go outside and check things out. Or call the police, like four concerned Montanans did. Your best bet, however, is probably to ignore the warning, because zombies aren't real. Here's the video:
Speaking of manliness, no one is less manly than a bully. Most victims of bullying have no recourse (just therapy) after suffering wedgies or swirlies or purple nurples... but a lucky few can sub in a professional MMA fighter to challenge their tormentors, thanks to MTV's "Bully Beatdown."
It's the brainchild of host Jason "Mayhem" Miller, a retired UFC middleweight who "got picked on a lot" as a kid. The show isn't just exciting, punch-heavy entertainment; it contains some timeless wisdom.
1. Bullies Never Win In The End
On every episode, the arrogant bully thinks he can defeat any opponent, but not a single one has knocked out an MMA fighter. The only guy who came close is Dennis from episode six, who fought to a draw and received $10,000 for the feat. Still, he vomited from sustaining so much bodily damage. "Dennis is gonna be puking for days," Mayhem predicted. "He took more hits than Google."
With hit series like "Modern Family" and "The New Normal," gay TV characters are more popular than ever. Since the "Guy Code" cast is talkin' about gay dudes on tonight's episode, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite gay characters from various series. The ones not on "Will & Grace" or "Glee" anyway. (Or animated ones like Ace and Gary above, although they did come to life once, thanks to Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon.)
1. Terry ("Reno 911!")
Credit: Comedy Central
For seven seasons, Nick Swardson played Terry, a lovable, rollerblading moron of a criminal. Whether he was selling meth, stealing a police helicopter or giving two-dollar handjobs behind the dumpster of a taco restaurant, he was always a highlight of an often overlooked series.