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Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson Turn The National's New Documentary into a Stage Play

Here's a new video Funny or Die made to help promote indie band The National's new documentary Mistaken for Strangers. In the video, respected thespians and former Bored to Death costars Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson decide to adapt the documentary into a stage play, and the result is a heated dramatic tale of two brothers whose lives are bound by love, music, and plenty of bickering.

Maria Bamford and Melinda Hill's Debtors Anonymous Group Explores Powerlessness

In the second episode of their new Funny or Die web series The Program, Maria Bamford and Melinda Hill help lead their Debtors Anonymous group through acknowledging their own powerlessness as well as weekly donations, triggers, DA's rule against crosstalk, and how different they are from those rowdy AA types down the hall.

James Adomian Plays Backpedaling Homophobe Rick Perry in a New Funny or Die Video

Texas Governor Rick Perry recently made headlines for comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, and in this new Funny or Die video, Perry (played by James Adomian) faces a crowd of gay men who take his comparison to a whole new level.

Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey Get Mad About Shrimp in a New Guided by Voices Music Video

Here's a music video for "Bad Love Is Easy To Do" by Guided by Voices starring Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey as '60s folk duo Pollard & Sprout, whose music career success slowly falls apart due to something involving a woman wearing sunglasses and shrimp cocktail.

Watch the Season Finale of Funny Or Die's 'Boy Search'

Here's the finale to Funny Or Die's Boy Search, a web reality show in which a panel of teenage girls (and adult male Armen Weitzman) assembled a boy band from scratch called The New Average, recorded a music video with them, and then just nonchalantly released them into the wild.

Check out the music video for The New Average's "Hey! (The Last Night Ever)" below:

Billy Eichner Is Writing His First Book

Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner is getting into the literary world. THR reports that Eichner has signed a deal to write his first book, a currently untitled comedic tome about the worlds of comedy and pop culture. "I'm very excited to start writing and I can assure my fans they will love the book more than Shailene Woodley loves Tom's of Maine," Eichner said. "This book is for anyone obsessed with show business, pop culture, social media and lots of other fun topics that fill our days as we hurtle helplessly toward accidents, illness, infidelity and death."

Billy on the Street, which finished its third season in [...]

Maria Bamford and Melinda Hill Star in New 12-Step Funny or Die Series 'The Program'

Here's part 1 of a new Funny or Die series created by and starring Maria Bamford and Melinda Hill called The Program, about a 12-step meeting for debtors in LA that includes Oscar Nunez, George Basil, and Jerry Minor as the clueless new guy who doesn't get that not wanting to work for money isn't laziness — it's a disease.

Judy Greer Plays a Rom-Com Best Friend in This New Funny Or Die Sketch

Judy Greer (Arrested Development, Archer) has played the thankless best friend part in romantic comedies like 13 Going on 30 and 27 Dresses, but now, in this new Funny Or Die sketch, she's playing the same rom-com best friend but finally gets to show her side of the story.

Todd Glass Accosts Pedestrians for Saying Life Used to Be Better for People

Here's a video comedian Todd Glass made for Funny Or Die, in which he hits the LA streets and asks pedestrians if they think "things were better back in the day" and then screams and yells at them for being wrong. Like a more socially active Billy Eichner. Glass admits at the end that the video is just an attempt to go viral to promote his memoir, The Todd Glass Situation, which comes out today, but it's a funny video in and of itself that proves Glass is a natural when it comes to person-on-the-street videos.

A Day in the Life of Jerrod Carmichael

Billboard has a new profile of Jerrod Carmichael, who recently filmed his first standup special for HBO, giving the reader an hour-by-hour account of Carmichael's entire day shooting the Spike Lee-directed special in case you've ever wondered what the behind the scenes process of an HBO hour is.

Dov Charney and Terry Richardson Choose 'America's Next Sick Fuck' for Funny Or Die

Here's a new Funny Or Die video about Dov Charney (Rich Fulcher) and Terry Richardson's (Moshe Kasher) new reality show, America's Next Sick Fuck, in which they seek out the world's greatest demented perverts and Steve Agee delivers a chameleon-like performance as Larry Flynt.

Louis C.K., Amy Schumer Headline Funny or Die's Oddball Tour 2014

Last summer, Funny Or Die held its first ever comedy tour, The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords headlining. Today, they announced the lineup for the 2014 Oddball tour, with 21 dates across the nation starting out this summer, with a whole slew of big-name comedians set to appear, including Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings, Jeff Ross, Marc Maron, Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin, Brent Morin, Dave Attell, DJ Trauma, Jermaine Fowler, Jerrod Carmichael, Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, and a second stage hosted [...]

Funny or Die Releases Uzo Aduba's Impressive 'OITNB' Audition Tape

For fans of Orange Is the New Black who have already powered through the new season, here's one way to ease your withdrawal — a new Funny or Die video featuring Uzo Aduba, better known as "Crazy Eyes," auditioning for every other role except the one she was born to play.

Norm Macdonald Gives the Best Advice of Any Commencement Speech This Year

Here's a new video from Funny or Die, in which Norm Macdonald delivers a brief but riveting 2014 commencement address and dispenses some priceless real-life advice, the kind of advice this year's graduates can truly use on a day-to-day basis in their adult lives.