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Jay Pharoah Sings About Girls with Bad Breath in "Bad Kisser"

It's been a couple months since Jay Pharoah released a new music video, but Above Average just dropped a new one today that's a parody of Usher's "Good Kisser." Expect a lot of metaphors for terrible breath.

Vanessa Bayer Gives NOFX Some Music Advice

Here's the newest installment of Vanessa Bayer's Above Average web series Sound Advice featuring punk band and "four general messes" NOFX, in which Bayer reminds the group what selling out means and suggests some more upbeat song lyrics.

Emily Heller Gives Olivia Wilde a Very Short Psychic Reading

Here's the newest installment of Emily Heller's Above Average's web series The Future, in which Heller forces her latest customer Olivia Wilde to settle for a "Psychic Lightning Round" while also making sure she gets a good Yelp review out of it.

Emily Heller Gives Tim Meadows a Psychic Object Reading

Here's the newest installment of Above Average's web series The Future with comedian and celebrity psychic Emily Heller, now back to read into guest Tim Meadows's future (or lack thereof) as a hopeful budding artist whether or not she left her tarot cards on her car again.

Tim Robinson Helps Mike O'Brien Find a Hot Date Outfit in 'Chicago Rats'

In this third and final episode of Above Average's sketch web series Chicago Rats, Tim Robinson goes out to a fancy clothing store with Mike O'Brien to help him prep for his big date by embarking on the best silly dressing room montage possible. Aidy Bryant and SNL writer John Solomon also make an appearance.

Vanessa Bayer Tries to Stir Up Drama Between the Haim Sisters

Here's the latest installment of Vanessa Bayer's Above Average web series Sound Advice with Haim, in which she gives Este some new bass face suggestions and tries to rile up drama over Danielle not showing up to participate in the interview.

Emily Heller Gives Haley Joel Osment Some Psychic Financial Advice

In the latest installment of her Above Average web series The Future, Emily Heller sits down with Haley Joel Osment, who comes looking for some financial advice but ends up getting haunted by the movie line he's best known for — an unfortunate distraction he's surely used to by now.

'Key and Peele's Phil Jackson Is "Mr. Popular"

Here's a the debut episode of Mr. Popular, a new web series from Above Average that was created by and stars Key and Peele writer and Chris Gethard Show alum Phil Augusta Jackson. New episodes of the six-episode series drop every Thursday, starring Jackson as a popular guy who confidently dances down the street to funk music while silently greeting his friends.

Jay Pharoah Raps About the Truth Behind Bitches, Weed, and Money

Here's a new video from Above Average starring SNL's Jay Pharoah, who tackles rap's three biggest subjects while also confessing his own ugly truth behind each of them.

Watch Mike O'Brien and Tim Robinson Star in the Most Reluctant Porn Ever

Here's the second episode of Above Average's sketch web series Chicago Rats, in which Conner O'Malley plays a different kind of porn director and Mike O'Brien, Tim Robinson, and Shelly Gossman play porn actors who have lots of "business meetings."

Alia Shawkat Gets Some Psychic Post-Murder Advice from Emily Heller

Here's the latest episode of Above Average's ongoing web series The Future with Emily Heller, in which celebrity guest Alia Shawkat seems to have done something horrible involving a bloody knife that she insists is not her fault.

Vanessa Bayer Interviews TV on the Radio About Their Garbage Music

Here's the latest installment of Above Average's web series Sound Advice with Vanessa Bayer (or "Janessa Slater"), in which she has a bizarre chat with TV on the Radio about scatting, the title of their new album, and which Beverly Hills 90210 character they each identify with the most.

Watch Vanessa Bayer Give Drake Some Advice

Here's the season two premiere of Above Average's web series Sound Advice, in which SNL's Vanessa Bayer gives Drake some advice on how to improve his image. Created by Bayer and her brother Jonah Bayer, Sound Advice follows Janessa Slater, a media coach for successful musicians, with new episodes set to drop every Wednesday for the next several weeks.

Check out the season two trailer, featuring future guests TV on the Radio, Travie McCoy, NOFX, Tegan and Sara, HAIM, Sara Bareilles, and Bastille, below:

Above Average and UCB Comedy Are Partnering Up

Web video makers Above Average and UCB Comedy are teaming up. Above Average announced today that UCB Comedy is becoming an official partner of the Above Average network and that the two entities will now co-produce new sketch videos to appear on Above Average's YouTube channel and website. Writers, performers, and sketch groups from the UCB Theatre have been making digital content for Above Average since the digital network launched in 2012 (on web series like Thingstarter, Rejected Pitches, That Couple You Know, and more), but this is the first official partnership and UCB's digital wing. Other Above Average partners include sketch groups BriTANick, The Lonely Island, and Greg [...]