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Zach Galifianakis to President Obama: Why would you get the guy who created the Zune to make your Web site?

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama from President Barack Obama This is pretty hilarious stuff. President Barack Obama goes toe-to-toe with comedian Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns” — with the two shooting from the hip as they touch on everything from gay marriage to football to Bradley Cooper. The best part is when Galifianakis… Read More

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Geek Humor: Jon Stewart rips Apple and U.S. Senators

This is absolutely hilarious. Comedian Jon Stewart rips into iPhone-loving U.S. Senators who were fawning over Apple CEO Tim Cook during his recent testimony on Capitol Hill. “Apparently there is nothing Apple can do to get us mad at them,” Stewart notes. “We could find out they’re using kitten hearts to power iPhones and we’d… Read More

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LOLwork: Cheezburger TV show coming to Bravo Nov. 7

Bravo film crews have been hanging out at Cheezburger’s offices in lower Queen Anne, getting footage for the release of their new reality TV show. Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh has been keeping his lips sealed when it comes to anything having to do with the new show. But Bravo just released some previews, and announced… Read More

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Geek Humor: Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s classic iPhone 5 prank

This is pretty funny stuff, and speaks to the almost mythical status that consumers place on Apple’s design. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s crew hit the streets on Wednesday and asked a bunch of folks passing by what they think of the new iPhone 5. Now, here’s the gotcha moment: The iPhone 5 is not yet publicly… Read More

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Cheezburger gets Olympic spirit with ROFLympics

Cheezburger is turning its focus from cats to Olympians with a new site called ROFLympics 2012 that’s launched just in time for the opening ceremonies in London (which start in about three hours). For those not hip to Internet slang, ROFL is an acronym which means “rolling on the floor laughing.” Cheezburger, the Seattle network of comedy… Read More

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Oh, no, now the FunnyJunk lawyer is reportedly suing The Oatmeal’s charity picks

The legal squabbles between Matthew Inman, the Seattle based Web comic better known as The Oatmeal, and Charles Carreon, the attorney for the humor site FunnyJunk, are getting more bizarre. Reports circulating today indicate that Carreon — in addition to continuing his fight against Inman — is now turning his legal attacks on the American Cancer Society and… Read More

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Ex-Expedia CEO wants to make the world laugh with new iPhone app Dinamundo

Erik Blachford helped build Expedia into one of the world’s largest online travel agencies, helping people from distant lands connect with one another. Now, the former CEO is looking to bring people together with a different approach: humor. Blachford just launched a new iPhone app called Dinamundo, which he said encourages face-to-face connections to share a… Read More

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Freak’n Genius: Animation startup uses Microsoft Kinect to tap your inner goofball

Kyle Kesterson may be known around Seattle as a talented designer, artist and active participant in the Startup Weekend hackathons. But did you know that the entrepreneur also was the Geico Gecko? During University of Washington basketball games back in 2009, Kesterson donned the mascot costume of the insurance giant, entertaining fans with his outrageous… Read More

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Geek Humor: Stephen Colbert calls Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos a vindictive man

Comedian Stephen Colbert returned to the airwaves Monday night, and he didn’t waste any time taking a few cracks at Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. Award-winning author and Parnassus Books co-owner Ann Patchett was the guest, telling the story of why she opened a 2,500 square-foot independent bookstore in Nashville following the closure of two large brick-and-mortar book… Read More

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Enough, already! The ‘Shit People Say’ meme comes to the venture capital business

Is the whole “Shit People Say” meme getting out of control? We’ve already witnessed the “Shit Seattle People Say When it Snows” fascination following the snowstorm a few weeks ago, and the “Shit Silicon Valley Says” video that went viral with 1.5 million views on YouTube. Now, here’s the latest. David Hornik, a venture capitalist at August… Read More

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Geeks vs. Nerds: Where do your loyalties lie?

The infographic below developed by Seattle’s Killer Infographics certainly resonated with us, given our passion for all things geek. And while we love our “nerd” colleagues and friends, we’ve got to say that it is hard not to identify with our fellow geeks based on this criteria. (OK, maybe Todd is a bit more nerdy)…. Read More

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Planking, Pepper Spray Cop and other top Internet memes of 2011

Cheezburger is the master of memes, and 2011 created some memorable moments for lovers of Internet culture. From planking to Pepper Spray Cop, Cheezburger has been tracking all of the silliness and offbeat humor. What’s your favorite Internet meme of the year? Cheezburger community members liked My Little Pony, 60s Spider-Man captioning and the Nyan… Read More

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Have it your way on Cheezburger with new personalized Web pages

The folks over at Cheezburger are masters of user-generated content — obtaining and showcasing funny photos and videos from the cat, dog and fail lovers who show up in droves every day. But a new offering that quietly launched this evening could take user-generated content to an entirely new level. It’s called Cheezburger Sites, and… Read More

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Cheezburger opens a new chapter: Beautiful photos

Cheezburger, the oddball Seattle based network of humor sites, is best known for its captions on funny cat photos and videos of vomiting hang gliders. But it’s not all about the laughter over at the Cheeburger world headquarters in lower Queen Anne. The company just introduced a new site called Five Minute Getaway which isn’t funny… Read More

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Rapping VCs: This one goes out to all of you entrepreneurs

For those of you having a hard time getting back into the startup groove following the holiday weekend, here’s a little lighthearted fare courtesy of the rapping VCs at Foundry Group. This boy band of khaki and multi-colored suit-wearing investors certainly impresses. Led by Foundry’s Brad Feld, Seth Levine, Ryan McIntyre and Jason Mendelson, the quartet belts… Read More

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How book stores can compete against Amazon: John Hodgman suggests ‘downloading pods’

Amazon.com continues to grab market share from traditional book stores, and just last month Border’s bit the dust. But resident expert John Hodgman — appearing Tuesday night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart — offers some sage advice on how brick-and-mortar bookstores can actually compete. For one, he suggests getting rid of the “old-fashioned”… Read More

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Ben Huh challenges GQ to a geek fashion duel

The GQ fashion police on Wednesday called out Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh as one of the 15 worst dressed men in tech, pointing to his frequent choice of ironic cat T-shirts. Now, the man behind the Cheezburger empire is taking his campaign to the people — challenging GQ to what amounts to a fashion duel…. Read More

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Time Waster: Cheezburger’s top 10 summer fails

It’s Friday, and the sun is finally shining in Seattle. But we’ve certainly missed out on a big chunk of the summer. Luckily, Emily Huh of Cheezburger Network stopped by KING 5′s New Day NW to share the top 10 “summer fails.” New Day NW Host Margaret Larson tells Huh that she has the “best… Read More