Funny Or Die

10 reasons to check out Funny Or Die’s iPad magazine

Funny Or Die has never been afraid of diversifying, leading to a history filled with successes and less-than-successes. It’s early to say what category The Occasional, the company’s new experiment in iPad publishing, will fall — but for the right price, it’s worth checking out.

Is Turner’s Funny or Die deal the start of a trend?

Turner Networks was looking to augment its digital portfolio with a proven producer of low-cost internet video. Funny or Die was looking for a little old-media reach and muscle to help it grow. Why their partnership could signal a coming acquisition wave of independent video producers

Funny or Die Intros Clickable Embedded Twitter Hashtags

The latest episode of Funny or Die’s Between Two Ferns, which features comedy superstar (and co-founder of FoD) Will Ferrell, introduces a new social media element — a clickable, embedded hashtag in the bottom right-hand corner of the video player.

Branded Entertainment Mythbusters

Branded entertainment can be a very effective way of communicating a brand’s message online. But despite its rapid growth, branded entertainment is often misunderstood by the advertisers choosing to use the medium online, who buy into myths about the format. Well, let the debunking begin!

When Is an Animated GIF Better Than a Video?

Once a punchline to jokes about bad web design, the animated GIF has made a comeback. From TV recaps to Funny or Die, the once-obsolete image format has become a vital way of sharing moments online, escaping the meme subculture to hit the mainstream.

Top 10 Stand-Alone Favorites From 2010

It’s almost the end of 2010, and the best way I can figure to recognize yet another inspiring year in web video is to individually honor the stand-alone projects, followed tomorrow by the serialized ones, which really stood out since January. For me, anyway.

Joshua Jackson’s “Pacey-Con” Just a Funny Or Die Stunt

Celebrity-infused comedy site Funny or Die seems to be moving away from scripted content in favor of reality stunts these days. And not just reality stunts, but reality stunts invoking 90s nostalgia. The latest example: Joshua “Pacey on Dawson’s Creek” Jackson’s assault on Comic-Con.

Ashton Kutcher, Tech Darling — and His Celeb Posse

Ashton Kutcher’s practiced finesse and stage presence may have been out of place at the TechCrunch50 conference earlier this week, but he was there to launch a web video show. Indeed, no tech conference would be complete these days without a token celebrity entrepreneur.

FunnyOrDie’s BlueCollarOrDie Dies

BlueCollarOrDie, a spinoff site from FunnyOrDie featuring the stars of Blue Collar Comedy, has been shut down. The site is one several “OrDi…

Blue Collar Comedy Dies

Looks like users would rather “Die” than watch Blue Collar comedy. The parent company of Funny or Die, Or Die Networks, has…