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  1. breaking
    14 of the Greatest Breaks in Comedy HistoryAs much as you might want to disrespect comedians breaking character, you can’t dispute its effectiveness.
  2. Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night AppearancesWe spoke with Matt Besser, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, on his favorite late night appearances of Andy Kaufman from the ‘80s.
  3. supercuts
    Supercut: Larry David in Character on FridaysBefore he was everyone’s favorite curmudgeon, LD was just another goofy sketch actor.
  4. Writer/Director Tom Kramer Talks ‘Fridays’, ABC’s Early Attempt to Take on […]Fridays writing staff, 1981. (counter-clockwise from lower right) Tom Kramer, Rod Ash, Larry David, Steve Adams, Matt Neuman, Larry Charles, […]
  5. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Fridays’ Is Finally Out on DVDFridays, the first and strongest challenger to Saturday Night Live’s weekend sketch comedy dominance, finally comes out on DVD this week. The […]
  6. Larry David’s Almost-Lost Sketches From ABC’s ‘SNL’ Competitor, ‘Fridays’A decade before he started putting Seinfeld together, Larry David was hired as a writer/performer for the ABC live sketch comedy series […]
  7. ‘Fridays’: The ‘SNL’ Ripoff That Nearly Surpassed the OriginalIn 1979, ABC ordered an SNL show of its own. No variation; a straight copy. Same live format. Same type of cast. Musical guests. Fake news. […]
  8. Landmarks
    Landmarked Gage & Tollner Now Sells Earrings and ThingsGage & Tollner lives on, somewhere, somehow. Maybe.
  9. sad things
    A Sad Story Involving Pooping at the OfficeWhatever you are thinking of, this is worse.
  10. the magic of the internet
    And Now, a Picture of Nicolas Cage As Maria Von TrappAnd as the Notorious B.I.G., and as Carrie Bradshaw …
  11. pointless vignettes
    Hairy, Practically Naked Sam Zell Gave a Talk About Real Estate at the Union LeagueHe had a gold chain “entangled” in his chest hair.
  12. things that make words seem superfluous
    And Now: A Picture of Tom Selleck, a Waterfall, and a SandwichBecause the Internet is an amazing place.
  13. awesome things
    The New Annoying Wedding Trend: Save-the-Date VideosA couple has created a literally epic wedding announcement.
  14. friday
    There Is a Single, Straight Man With a Dog Called Olivia Newton-John Living in New YorkAnd ladies, he is single.
  15. friday
    Here Is a Photo of an Extremely Fat CatHe is called Socrates.
  16. taking a stand
    Chicago Cab Drivers Want to Charge Puking Passengers $50Unfair!
  17. awesome things
    Minnesota Couple Gets Married, FamousWhy? Because their wedding video is the best thing ever.
  18. and that's why they call it hotlanta
    If You Lived in Atlanta, You’d Be Having Sex Right NowHotlanta, indeed. Heh.
  19. the greatest depression
    How the Recession Is Affecting HollywoodHard times have forced the adorable Anna Faris to “expand her range.”
  20. Recession Is Your Friend
    Thank Goodness It’s Five?Is a $5 sandwich deal a reason to step into T.G.I. Friday’s?