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Funny Or Die Series For Your Emmy Consideration

Check out FOD’s 2020 Emmy contenders!! The 72nd Emmy Award Show is only a few months away! For Your Consideration, here are some of Funny Or Die’s best — our Emmy contenders!! FUNNY OR DIE FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION UNDER A ROCK WITH TIG NORTARO Outstanding Short Form Variety Series Comedian Tig Notaro interviews famous people she’s never heard of. Hopefully Alexa can help her out. Watch Under A Rock With Tig Notaro: https://www.funnyordie.com/under-a-rock-with-t...
Tags: Tig Notaro, Humor, Mlb, Funny Or Die, Hulu, Alexa, Zach Galifianakis, Jim Brockmire, FOD


Recommended Creators, Artists, Authors & Activists From EVERY Call & Response Season 1 Guest

Looking for diverse and trailblazing creators to follow? Our guests from “Call & Response” have recommendations! Throughout the first season of Call & Response, our guests discussed the shows, podcasts, and projects they were working on AND talked about the content they currently consuming and excited about. The staff at FOD has compiled these excellent recommendations below. In the wake of heightened awareness of racial inequality, many of us are seeking out content that showcases d...
Tags: Earth, Humor, Funny Or Die, Jane Fonda, Open Mike Eagle, Zack, Phoebe Robinson, Robert Townsend, DeAndre Arnold, Baratunde Thurston, Deepa Iyer, Baron Vaughn, Rachel Lindsay, KJLH, Van Lathan, Blavity Inc


CLIP: Janelle James explains how frustrating it is to lose precious time to dealing with racism

Comedian & writer Janelle James talks about why dealing with racism on daily basis is so draining Janelle James (Comedian & writer on Black Monday) talks about shot life is, and why it is both frustrating and draining to have to waste the limited time we have dealing with racism. Watch the full episode: About Janelle James Comedian & Writer, “Black Monday” on Showtime Twitter: @janellejcomic Instagram: @janellejamescomedy ABOUT CALL & RESPONSE Call & Resp...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Open Mike Eagle, Baron Vaughn, Janelle James, Showtime Twitter, Janelle James Comedian


CLIP: Hanif Abdurraqib talks about the significance of protest music and the protest chant

Hanif Abdurraqib discusses how protest music united the people & the cause Hanif Abdurraqib (poet & editor of “GEN” Mag on Medium) discusses the importance of protest music and how it connects people to each other and the cause. Watch the full episode: About Hanif Abdurraqib Poet & Editor of “GEN” Mag on Medium Facebook : @hanifabdurraqib Twitter: @NifMuhammad Instagram: @nifmuhammad ABOUT CALL & RESPONSE Call & Response is a new show designed to respond...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Mike, Hanif Abdurraqib


CALL & RESPONSE: Playing Your Part & Rolling With The Movement

Guests include Deepa Iyer, Janelle James & Hanif Abdurraqib. Today’s discussion will cover Playing your part and rolling with the movement. Featuring special guests, Deepa Iyer (Writer, Lawyer & Racial Justice Advocate. Creator of Social Change Ecosystem Map & “Solidarity Is This” Podcast), Janelle James (Comedian & Writer, “Black Monday” on Showtime), and Hanif Abdurraqib (Poet & Editor of “GEN” Mag on Medium) SHOW NOTES Deepa Iyer explains what the “Social Change Ecosystem M...
Tags: Showtime, Humor, Funny Or Die, Movement, Mike, Gen, Black History, Deepa Iyer, Janelle James, Hanif Abdurraqib, Deepa Iyer Janelle James Hanif Abdurraqib, Janelle James Comedian Writer, Janelle James Hanif Abdurraqib, Hanif Abdurraqib Hanif Abdurraqib, Deepa Iyer Octavia, Showtime GEN Mag A Medium


CALL & RESPONSE: Protesting Through Art

Guests include Dulcé Sloan, Uzo Aduba, Shy (House of Ebony) and CCH Pounder! Today’s discussion will cover protesting through art. Featuring special guests Dulcé Sloan (Comedian & Correspondent on “Daily Show with Trevor Noah”) ,Uzo Aduba (Actress, “Mrs. America” on Hulu & “Orange Is The New Black”), Shy (House of Ebony ballroom performer, featured on HBO’s “Legendary”) and more! Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream it live weekdays on FOD’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter at 1...
Tags: Hbo, Humor, Funny Or Die, Hulu, Trevor Noah, Black, Mike, YouTube Facebook, Aduba, CCH, Shirley Chisholm, Baron Vaughn, Dulce Sloan, Cch Pounder, COVID, FOD


CALL & RESPONSE: Black Tech & Innovation

Guests include Van Lathan, Morgan DeBaun & Baratunde Thurston. Stream it live weekdays at 12pm PT/3pm ET! Today’s discussion will cover Black Tech & Innovation. With special guests Baratunde Thurston (Writer, Activist, Comedian, and Commentator), Van Lathan (Reporter & Podcast Host “Higher Learning” on The Ringer), and Morgan DeBaun (CEO & Founder Blavity Inc.). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream it live weekdays on FOD’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter at 12pm PT/3pm ET! ...
Tags: America, Los Angeles, Humor, Silicon Valley, Michigan, Funny Or Die, Tamir Rice, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Mike, YouTube Facebook, Morgan Debaun, Blavity, Baratunde Thurston, Baron Vaughn, Rachel Lindsay


CLIP: Melina Abdullah Explains How Activists Are Reimagining Policing (Call & Response)

Melina Abdullah, the Founder of Black Lives Matter LA, discusses “community policing” and other alternatives to our current law enforcement practices On Call & Response, Melina Abdullah explains how Black Lives Matter’s presentation of “The People’s Budget LA” to City Council led to council member Herb Wesson introducing a motion for police to no longer be deployed for non-violent calls. Watch the full episode of Call & Response: ABOUT MELINA ABDULLAH Twitter: @DocMellyMel Foun...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, City Council, Black Lives Matter, Open Mike Eagle, Herb Wesson, Baron Vaughn, Melina Abdullah, People 's Budget LA, Founder of Black Lives Matter LA


CLIP: Clayton English Talks About His Experience Getting Arrested During A Protest

Comedian Clayton English discuses getting arrested while protesting in front of his own home On Call & Response, Clayton English talks about his experience getting arrested near his home during a Black Lives Matter / Justice for George Floyd protest. Watch the full episode of Call & Response Clayton English (@ClaytonEnglish): Stand-Up Comedian & Activist ABOUT CALL & RESPONSE Call & Response is a new show designed to respond to the changes and activism of our ...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Open Mike Eagle, Clayton, Baron Vaughn, George Floyd


CLIP: Patrisse Cullors Explains The Importance Of Collective Care

Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Patrisse Cullors discusses why we need to move from self-care to collective care On Call & Response, Patrisse Cullors talks about the importance of “collective care,” (example: communities supporting each other emotionally and practically during a crisis & pushing for reforms and structural changes in society). Cullors also discusses the detrimental effects the Black community faces feeling “hunted” on a daily basis, generational trauma, and the importance...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Patrisse Cullors, Cullors, Baron Vaughn, Importance Of Collective Care, Co Founder of Black Lives Matter Patrisse Cullors


CLIP: How Clayton English Is Handling COVID-19

Quarantine has been difficult for everyone in any industry On Call & Response, Clayton English opens up about how he’s dealing with COVID-19 and adjusting to “the new normal.” Watch the full episode of Call & Response Clayton English (@ClaytonEnglish): Stand-Up Comedian & Activist ABOUT CALL & RESPONSE Call & Response is a new show designed to respond to the changes and activism of our time. Each day, Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle invite their favorite Black...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Open Mike Eagle, Baron Vaughn


CALL & RESPONSE: Meteor Man & Community Power 

Guests include Jeremiah Ellison, Diallo Riddle & Robert Townsend. Today’s discussion will cover Meteor Man, Defunding the Police, & Community Power. Featuring special guests, Jeremiah Ellison (City Councilman, Minneapolis, MN), Diallo Riddle (Comedic Actor, Writer & Producer), and Robert Townsend (Actor & Director, “Hollywood Shuffle” & “Meteor Man”). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream it live weekdays on FOD’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter at 12pm PT/3pm ET! SH...
Tags: Hollywood, Minneapolis, La, Chicago, Humor, Funny Or Die, Sherman, Mike, Floyd, YouTube Facebook, Camden New Jersey, Robert Townsend, Minneapolis City, Bashir Salahuddin, Baron Vaughn, Hollywood Shuffle


CALL & RESPONSE: The Whites: Anti-Racism, Allyship, White-Fragility

Guests include Jane Fonda, Nato Green, Linda Martín Alcoff. Stream it live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! Today’s discussion will cover Anti-Racism, Allyship, and White Fragility. Featuring special guests, Jane Fonda (Actress and Activist), Nato Green (Stand-Up Comedian and Labor Organizer. Co-Host Bitchuation Room Podcast w/ Francesca Fiorentini), and Linda Martín Alcoff (Philosopher & Author of “The Future of Whiteness”). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream new episodes eve...
Tags: America, Earth, Humor, Funny Or Die, Donald Trump, Jane Fonda, Open Mike Eagle, Mike, YouTube Facebook, Baron Vaughn, Open Mike Eagle Stream, Jane Fonda Nato Green Linda Martín Alcoff Stream, Labor Organizer Co Host Bitchuation Room Podcast, Francesca Fiorentini, Linda Martín Alcoff, Nato Green


CALL & RESPONSE: Controlling The Narrative Of Black Image In The Media

Guests include Matthew Cherry, Ernie Hudson, Phoebe Robinson. Stream it live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! Today’s show: controlling the narrative of Black image in the media. Featuring special guests, Matthew Cherry (Oscar-winning director of the animated short film “Hair Love”), Ernie Hudson (actor, “Ghostbusters” and “The Family Business” on BET+) and Phoebe Robinson (comedian and actress, “2 Dope Queens.” author of NYT Best-Seller, “You Can’t Touch My Hair & Other Things I Still Have t...
Tags: Texas, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Humor, Funny Or Die, Bet, Black, Duncan, Mike, Phoebe Robinson, DeAndre Arnold, Ernie Hudson, Mike Eagle, Baron Vaughn, Matthew Cherry, COVID


CALL & RESPONSE: Covid 19 & Racial Disparities in Heathcare

Today’s guests include Jamilah Lemieux, Chris Redd, and Ijeoma Oluo. Stream it live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET On today’s show: Black Does Crack: Covid 19 & Racial Disparities in health, housing segregation, epigenetics and weathering. Featuring special guests: Writer & Cultural Critic, Jamilah Lemieux (Essence, Playboy, Wired, The Nation) Comedian, Chris Redd (Saturday Night Live) Bestselling Author, Ijeoma Oluo (New York Times, Wall Street Journal). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike...
Tags: Atlanta, Humor, Funny Or Die, Seattle, J Cole, Mike, Kelly, New York Times Wall Street Journal, Chaz, Ijeoma Oluo, Jamilah Lemieux, Baron Vaughn, Chris Redd, COVID, Jamilah Lemieux Chris Redd, Ijeoma Oluo Stream


CALL & RESPONSE: Juneteenth

Guests include Roxane Gay, Travon Free & Roy Wood Jr. Today’s show: it’s a Juneteenth party! With writer, Roxane Gay, comedian Travon Free, and comedian Roy Wood Jr. Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. SHOW NOTES How to celebrate Juneteenth (Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle) Roxane Gay’s mixed feelings about the popularization of Juneteenth Why the murder of George Floyd sparked a bigger movement (Roxane Gay) Roxane Gay talks about the African diaspora and Afrofuturis...
Tags: Usa, America, Humor, Funny Or Die, Birmingham, Mike, Roxane Gay, Roy Wood, Roy Wood Jr, Travon Free, Juneteenth, Baron Vaughn, Roxane Gay Roxane Gay, George Floyd, Roxane Gay Travon Free Roy Wood Jr Today, Travon Free Travon Free


“Racism 2.5” - A Rap Song That Exposes How Racism Has Morphed & Survived Over The Years

Originally created by Open Mike Eagle & Sammus for the stand-up & music series, “The New Negroes” FOR A LIMITED TIME we’re able to release “Racism 2.5” by Open Mike Eagle & Sammus, an extended version of “Racism 2.0”, from Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn’s TV show, “The New Negroes.” This extended rap exposes how racism has morphed and survived over the years in subtle and sneaky ways. Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn also host Call & Response, streamed live on weekdays at 12PT/3PM ET...
Tags: US, Humor, Funny Or Die, Eagle, Open Mike Eagle, Vaughn, Reddit AMA, Fuckin, Mike Eagle, Sammus, Baron Vaughn, Mike Eagle Sammus, Baron Vaughn Open Mike Eagle


CALL & RESPONSE: Black Does Crack: Covid 19 & Racial Disparities

Today’s guests include Jamilah Lemieux, Chris Redd, and Ijeoma Oluo. Stream it live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET On today’s show: Black Does Crack: Covid 19 & Racial Disparities in health/housing segregation/epigenetics/weathering) featuring special guests: Writer & Cultural Critic, Jamilah Lemieux (Essence, Playboy, Wired, The Nation) Comedian, Chris Redd (Saturday Night Live) Bestselling Author, Ijeoma Oluo (New York Times, Wall Street Journal). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle...
Tags: Atlanta, Humor, Funny Or Die, Seattle, J Cole, Mike, Kelly, New York Times Wall Street Journal, Chaz, Ijeoma Oluo, Jamilah Lemieux, Baron Vaughn, Chris Redd, COVID, Open Mike Eagle Stream, Jamilah Lemieux Chris Redd


QUARANTINE SQUARES: A gameshow hosted by Triumph The Insult Comic Dog

A gameshow where Triumph The Insult Comic Dog poops on celebrities During this awful pandemic and lockdown, it’s been inspiring to see celebrities find creative ways to get the attention and validation they so desperately crave. Whether it’s butchering Beatles songs or just making an entire civil rights movement about them, Hollywood is here for us. But who is there for Hollywood? Who is there for celebrities that don’t seek validation, but rather, humiliation? Triumph the Insult Comi...
Tags: Hollywood, Humor, Funny Or Die, Jeremy, Joey Fatone, Robert Smigel, Smigel, Michael Winslow, Jeremy Schaftel, Keri O'Keefe, Dan Reitz


CALL & RESPONSE: How to Deal (Trauma? Anger? Moving Forward? Organizing?)

Hosts Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle explore these topics with special guests Chanelle Benz & Demi Adejuyigb. Stream live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! On today’s show: How to deal with trauma and anger evoked by our current times. We’ll also discuss what we can do to move forward and organize. Featuring Chanelle Benz (Author, The Gone Dead) and Demi Adejuyigbe (Comedian and Writer). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream today’s live episode right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! ...
Tags: Humor, Sarah Jones, Funny Or Die, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Demi Adejuyigbe, Blavity, Du Bois, YouTube Twitter Facebook, Baron Vaughn, Comedy Central TV, Blavity Inc, Chanelle Benz Demi Adejuyigb Stream, Featuring Chanelle Benz, Open Mike Eagle Stream, Chanelle Benz


CALL & RESPONSE: How to Deal (Trauma? Anger? Moving Forward? Organizing?)

Hosts Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle explore these topics with special guests Chanelle Benz & Demi Adejuyigb. Stream live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! On today’s show: How to deal with trauma and anger evoked by our current times. We’ll also discuss what we can do to move forward and organize. Featuring Chanelle Benz (Author, The Gone Dead) and Demi Adejuyigbe (Comedian and Writer). Hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Stream today’s live episode right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! ...
Tags: Humor, Sarah Jones, Funny Or Die, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Demi Adejuyigbe, Blavity, Du Bois, YouTube Twitter Facebook, Baron Vaughn, Comedy Central TV, Blavity Inc, Chanelle Benz Demi Adejuyigb Stream, Featuring Chanelle Benz, Open Mike Eagle Stream, Chanelle Benz


CALL & RESPONSE: Police Brutality and the Movement for Black Lives

Guests include Patrisse Cullors, Clayton English, & Melina Abdullah. Stream live right here at 12pm PT/3pm ET! Today’s episode of Call & Response will cover Police Brutality and the Movement for Black Lives with special guests Patrisse Cullors, Clayton English and Melina Abdullah. SHOW NOTES In this episode of Call & Response, we covered: What “Defunding the Police” means (Melina Abdullah) City Council Herb Wesson’s motion to not deploy the police for non-violent calls (Melina Ab...
Tags: America, Los Angeles, Humor, Funny Or Die, Black Lives Matter, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Mike, Movement for Black Lives, YouTube Twitter Facebook, Baron Vaughn, KJLH, Melina Abdullah, Comedy Central TV, FOD, Blavity Inc


CALL & RESPONSE with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle premieres next week on Funny Or Die and Blavity

FOD is partnering with Blavity Inc. to highlight, promote & amplify talented Black voices in comedy, hip-hop, and culture. Last year, Funny Or Die partnered with creators Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle to produce the Comedy Central TV show The New Negroes. The show’s mission was to highlight, promote, and amplify talented Black voices — both new and established — in comedy, hip-hop, and culture. Baron, Mike, and FOD believe this mission has always been important. Starting Tuesday, June ...
Tags: America, Humor, Funny Or Die, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Mike, Blavity, YouTube Twitter Facebook, Baron Vaughn, Comedy Central TV, FOD, Blavity Inc, Baron Mike, CallAndResponse Karen


CALL & RESPONSE with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle premieres next week on Funny Or Die and Blavity

FOD is partnering with Blavity Inc. to highlight, promote & amplify talented Black voices in comedy, hip-hop, and culture. Last year, Funny Or Die partnered with creators Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle to produce the Comedy Central TV show The New Negroes. The show’s mission was to highlight, promote, and amplify talented Black voices — both new and established — in comedy, hip-hop, and culture. Baron, Mike, and FOD believe this mission has always been important. Starting Tuesday, June ...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Black, Open Mike Eagle, Mike, Blavity, YouTube Twitter Facebook, Baron Vaughn, Comedy Central TV, FOD, Blavity Inc, Baron Mike


Funny or Die Acquires Call & Response from Vaughn & Eagle

Funny or Die acquires Call & Response from Vaughn & Eagle After partnering with the comic duo for the Comedy Central series The New Negroes, Funny or Die is reuniting with Baron Vaughn (Scare Package) and Open Mike Eagle for a new web series entitled Call & Response, according to Deadline. RELATED: Shudder Acquires Horror Comedy Anthology Scare Package In collaboration with Black millennial platform Blavity, the web series will debut on Funny or Die and Blavity’s YouTube, Facebook and Twit...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Funny Or Die, Eagle, Open Mike Eagle, Vaughn, ComingSoon, Baron Vaughn, TV Premiere Date, Chris Redd, Shalewa Sharpe, Call & Response, Vaughn Eagle, Blavity s YouTube Facebook, Josh Johnson Clayton


Guided By Voices Just Dropped A Surprise Music Video for “My Valuable Hunting Knife”

-and don’t worry, the video is totally quarantine appropriate Guided By Voices has made a new stay-at-home approved music video for “My Valuable Hunting Knife” to celebrate the 25th Anniversary vinyl edition of “Alien Lanes”. Like the album, the band has aged remarkably. GUIDED BY VOICES - My Valuable Hunting Knife Song written by Robert Pollard, Needmore Songs (BMI) Video directed & edited by Mike Postalakiswith Justin Abarca, Nate Corddry, Rob Corddry, John Forest, Rich Fulcher, Brian...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Robert Pollard, Matador Records


Ron Howard, Funny or Die Collaborate on Motion Picture Television Fund Pitch (EXCLUSIVE)

Ron Howard and comedy site Funny or Die have teamed up on a pitch for the Motion Picture Television Fund. The six-minute video, which dropped online on Wednesday, is titled “Ron Howard Digs Up a Very Strange Voicemail His Agent Left Him in 1983.” The clip delves into the development of Howard’s comedy “Splash” following […]
Tags: News, Funny Or Die, Ron Howard, Howard, Motion Picture Television Fund, Motion Picture Televison Fund, Ron Howard Funny


You Can *FINALLY* Use The “Between Two Ferns” Backdrop As A Zoom Background

Zoom will never be the same... Zoom has the best thing to happen to humanity during quarantine. It has allowed us to stay connected with our friends and colleagues without having to leave the safety of our homes (or the comfort of our pajamas). Plus - you can set your Zoom background to virtually anything, which means you never have to clean your home/apartment again because - why tidy up when you can just cover up your mess with a high-definition Zoom background!? So we all agree: Zoom...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Between Two Ferns


This Joint Wedding & Funeral Is The Definition Of “Chaotic Energy”

Let’s get married/buried! If “The Coop” housemates learned anything in this episode, it was this: combining Iwona and Blake’s wedding with Ryan’s funeral was a HORRIBLE idea. The casket was almost dropped, DJ J.D. had no idea what music was appropriate to play, and the priest was BEYOND pissed (though he did handle transitioning between the wedding vows and the funeral eulogy FLAWLESSLY). However, given the chaotic trajectory of Iwona, Blake, and Ryan’s relationship, it made sense that the...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Elton, Blake, Ryan, Katie, Bobby Moynihan, Devon Smith, Iwona, Brian Huskey, Sam Flowers DEBORAH BAKER, Elton OLIVER COOPER, Blake JEN TULLOCK, Iwona JORDAN, Mary TRAVIS MILLS, Miles LOU WILSON


A Wedding, A Funeral AND Solving A Murder - ALL IN THE SAME DAY!?

What do you even wear that’s appropriate for this? The insanity continues to intensify on “The Coop.” Instead of post-phoning Ryan’s funeral or delaying Iwona and Blake’s wedding, The Coop house has decided to host both events and at the same time while still figuring out who killed Ryan. It is up to YOU to help plan the wedding AND cross-examine housemates! While The Coop’s lawyer Prince is frantically preparing a marriage license AND prenup, the paperwork leads to a very condemning r...
Tags: Humor, Funny Or Die, Prince, Petra, Blake, Ryan, Katie, Bobby Moynihan, Devon Smith, Iwona, Brian Huskey, Sam Flowers DEBORAH BAKER, Elton OLIVER COOPER, Blake JEN TULLOCK, Iwona JORDAN, Mary TRAVIS MILLS