Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges comedians to bring a little more laughter into this world. Every Tuesday we showcase five of the funniest short shorts of the past week.
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This time around, Jerry Seinfeld, God, and possibly Haley Joel Osment make their Vine debuts, a sock puppet bails out of the bit,.the classic children's game Operation gets a little too real, and someone goes to jail.
It has been a little over one hundred days since the Vine app made its debut. While Twitter (the owner of Vine) made the transition from a curious and mocked social media application to a respected and recognized fertile ground for creativity after a couple of years of existence, Vine has already made comedic stars out of illustrators, art directors, musicians, and other walks of life that aren't normally directly associated with comedy. And of course, there are the Rob Delaneys of Vine: veteran comedians that found themselves to be uniquely suited to the new app, finding it almost too easy to tell a joke in six seconds or [...]
Gill-Jax is out promoting Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, but since her appearance in the film is brief, there is plenty of time for Community questions. The first being how does she feel about this whole Dan Harmon dust-up:
We're all very grateful to him, because he really changed our lives and our careers, so we have an infinite amount of gratitude towards him and his beautiful writing and his ambition. But being an actor, we don't often have any power [over who is showrunner or not]. We're all used to being in a position of no power, no decision-making. We're trying to focus [...]
Comedy Central will start airing repeats of Community in 2013! Great news for the small but powerful cabal trying to brainwash the rest of the world into loving the show. Wait, I've said too much.
In other Community news, Gillian Jacobs just can't keep away from Reddit. Her latest AMA goes into detail on the origins of the "Me so hungy" dance and the time Chevy Chase wandered onto the set of J. Edgar. In other words, it's a must read.
Gillian Jacobs did an AMA on Reddit over the weekend, and FYI she would rather be blind than have penises for arms. Good choice, Britta.
Edit: This AMA is from a few months back. Hopefully it's new to some!