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Announcing Splitsider's New Standup Film, 'A Night at Whiplash'

I'm very happy to announce Splitsider Presents' second release, a new standup film called A Night at Whiplash.

Whiplash is a weekly standup show at the UCB Theatre in New York. Every Monday night at 11pm, people have a chance to see some of the best standups in the world today performing ten- to twenty-minute sets, all for free. Hosted by Leo Allen, Whiplash has become one of NYC's premiere standup shows. A Night at Whiplash chronicles one such show, and features sets by Sheng Wang, Carmen Lynch, Eugene Mirman, Janeane Garofalo, Jared Logan, Michael Che, and Sean Patton.

For $5 you get the full [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'iPhone Day!'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at a special-effects heavy video.

Caleb: Another sketch that we might want to talk about is iPhone Day!

Chioke: iPhone Day! is, technically, incredible.

Raphael: iPhone Day!'s a great looking sketch.

Caleb: That's another Dave sketch.

Adam: Now, when you watch this, you have to remember that it was made…

Chioke: In the thirties.

[They all laugh.]

Adam: Like a month before…

Raphael: It [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Pokemon Day!'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at their first unscripted video.

Adam: One I'd like to talk about is a video called Pokemon Day!, which is a little bit different. What happened was — this is what it sets up in the video but it's true — we went to Bryant Park in 2006 to shoot a sketch, but when we got there there was this big tenth anniversary [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Michel Gondry'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group can't quite agree on how a celebrity encounter played out.

Ben: Michel Gondry, that’s a good story.

Chioke: It's like in the height of Michel Gondry being his most Michel Gondry-ish.

Adam: Yeah, The Science of Sleep had just come out.

Raphael: That's another example of…

Ben: Cardboard abounds!

Raphael: …aiming for a niche audience. That's the most mainstream we could be. Like, who's big? Michel [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'I Hate Nature'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at one of their later parodies.

Chioke: One of the things that interests me about the group is how people started getting more polished. I like the comedy from the very beginning to the very end, but it definitely feels like, if you look at the really early sketches and if you know the guys well enough, you can see Adam writing [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Dishes Like To Be Dirty'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at…

Adam: Let's talk about Dishes Like To Be Dirty.

Chioke: Oh, I love that one.

Raphael: That was a difficult one. That was something that I wrote, and I remember thinking, there's no way we can make this. We'd never done anything quite that ambitious yet.

Chioke: This is a pattern.

Raphael: Right. And it's this goofy Disney musical kind of thing, with [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Perfect Night'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at an ode to friendship.

Caleb: Another sketch that relates to this movie is Perfect Night, because that was the first time that we'd worked with Chioke.

Chioke: False, but continue.

Raphael: In a major way.

Caleb: That was the first time we had worked with Chioke, using you for your talents as producer, and also to shoot the thing and make it look [...]

Olde English Looks Back on 'Akon Calls T-Pain'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at another viral hit, made for short-lived comedy video site Super Deluxe. 

Caleb: So, Akon Calls T-Pain was our first foray into professional, actual animation. So we got an animation studio, Puny. Dave Segal sort of helmed this one, the idea was just to have Akon and T-Pain, who basically sound the same, coming and having lunch together.

Raphael: It's all vocoder.

Adam: This was [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at their take on a 90s classic.

Ben: On the theme of music videos that are also by Raphael, I really liked one of our sketches called Breakfast at Tiffany's. It started as a live sketch, and it's a really fun live sketch because the first minute, minute and a half?

Raphael: No comedy.

Ben: Is no comedy. It is literally Adam [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Time Capsule'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at an early, low-budget college sketch.

Joel: I've got another one, an old one again. Time Capsule.

Caleb: Oh wow, that's so good.

Joel: A very, very old sketch. Really poorly made.

Adam: This is another college one.

Joel: Yeah, a college one. Those are the ones I'm gonna talk about because that's my reference point. But you know, it's silly. It's a [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Cave Miners'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at…

Raphael: Cave Miners is a big one. In the same spirit of Boxcar, Cave Miners was a video that was kind of bigger than anything we'd done up until that point.

Adam: Yeah, that was us wanting to do something longer. And it's similar to Boxcar in that it's this really long mockumentary format, based around this ridiculous idea that [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'The Fight'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at a video made on the road.

Adam: One we should talk about that's a little bit of an aside is The Fight. That's a video from…

Raphael: The road trip? You want to talk about the road trip?

Adam: From the road trip, yeah. In 2007, we also did a road trip across the country from New York to San Francisco [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Leaked Pixar Trailer'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at a parody movie trailer. 

Caleb: Another sketch that I like a lot is the Leaked Pixar Trailer. And that is a video that, I think, was coinciding with a release of a movie.

Raphael: Well it was a parody of the Wall-E teaser trailer. The joke was that all their movies are so outside of the box and interesting and different, [...]

Olde English Looks Back at 'Totally Crazy'

Splitsider is thrilled to offer our first digital download, The Exquisite Corpse Project, a fantastic film from the former members of legendary sketch group Olde English. I recently sat down with the guys to look through some of their classic Olde English sketches. Here, the group looked back at a uniquely Olde English rap video.

Caleb: Well I would say that if you look at like the '08 sketches, there's I Hate Nature, but then I think in the same year, there's also Totally Crazy. I could see another group trying, maybe not executing as well, but trying to do I Hate Nature, but I don't think anyone [...]