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‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake News

Doug Baxter is close to figuring out what the Clinton Foundation is really up to. He’s still connecting the dots, but so far it seems that the Clintons have been funneling billions of dollars to research institutions around the country in order [...]

By John Schneider

‘The Onion’s Celebrity Gossip Site ‘StarWipe’ Launches Today

Move over, ClickHole and EDGEtv, because The Onion just added a brand new website. Called StarWipe, the site is a parody of trashy celebrity gossip sites like TMZ that The Onion promises will "stand out amongst the throng of shallow-minded, [...]

By Megh Wright

Funny or Die Launches Its Very Own News Vertical

Funny or Die is getting into the news business. THR reports that they've launched their very own news vertical today called Funny or Die News, a Daily Show-inspired news coverage site with Entertainment, Science/Tech, Sports, and Explainers [...]

By Megh Wright

Inside ‘The Onion’s New Click-Bait Parody, ClickHole.com

ClickHole.com, The Onion’s new standalone site, debuts today. It’s an exciting project months in the making, managed by ClickHole editor Jermaine Affonso. Affonso, previously a senior writer for The Onion, talked to Splitsider about his vision [...]

By Emma Soren

Kevin Hart Is Launching His Own Funny Or Die

GQ has a new, lengthy profile of comedian Kevin Hart out today, and the piece details Hart's plans to launch a website in the vein of Funny Or Die. The hypothetical website will feature comedy videos but also games, apps, music, and a place to [...]

By Bradford Evans

There’s a Real Website for ‘Silicon Valley’s Pied Piper

HBO has launched PiedPiper.com, a website for the app from the show Silicon Valley, featuring a super wordy explanation of the technology ("we hope will make the world a better place through compression services across diversified market [...]

By Bradford Evans

Sad News: Videogum Is Shutting Down

Earlier today, Videogum senior editor (and Splitsider's very first intern!) Kelly Conaboy broke some sad news in an article titled "Hey Guys, We Have To Talk To You About Something." Though the reason for the change is unclear, Videogum is no [...]

By Megh Wright

Funny or Die Gets a Big Redesign

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's web video juggernaut Funny or Die debuted a massive redesign this morning, complete with new features, a new logo, and some usability improvements. While the site promises that the content won't be changing, the [...]

By Bradford Evans

Thing X Is Shutting Down and Moving to AdultSwim.com

The makers of comedy website Thing X, which was launched by Adult Swim and a bunch of ex-Onion writers in October, announced this morning that the website ThingX.com will be going away. The staff of Thing X, however, and the site's content will [...]

By Bradford Evans