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Rob Ford Flawlessly Replaces Van Damme in 'Epic Split' Parody VFX shop pulls off perfect face transplant

Sometimes, the best parodies are the most subtle. Case in point: This truly impressive face dub of disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford onto the body of Jean-Claude Van Damme in…

November 18, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

Loki's Not Feeling the Love From Those AT&T Kids Even in parody, campaign's still pretty cute

Spoofing AT&T's popular "It's Not Complicated" spots, Tom Hiddleston stars as his film character Loki, the villainous adoptive sibling of Thor, in this fun Comedy Central clip touting today's release of…

November 8, 2013, 8:37 AM EST

Wait Until You Hear How Much Work Went Into SNL's Wes Anderson Parody Literally was finished seconds before airing

If you thought SNL's spot-on Halloween parody of Wes Anderson was amazing, wait until you hear everything that went on behind the scenes. In an incredibly detailed deconstruction, SNL director of…

November 7, 2013, 10:57 AM EST

Stolen Babies and Home Abductions: This Agency's Prankvertising Is Absolute Hell on Earth John St. spoofs hot new trend

No one is better than John St. at lampooning the absurdities of the advertising business. First, the Toronto agency parodied case studies, then catvertising. Now, it sets its sights on…

November 7, 2013, 8:07 AM EST

Centuries Later, George Washington Is a Candidate Again in Mount Vernon's Spoof Campaign Ad 'One man stands out'

A deadpan spoof of a typical political ad might be the only thing getting votes in Washington these days. The ad below for Mount Vernon, George Washington's plantation home outside of…

October 30, 2013, 9:02 AM EDT

If Brands Had More Honest Slogans These taglines get to the heart of the matter

Honest Slogans is yet another snarky advertising Tumblr that is exactly what it sounds like, for better or worse. I feel like there's already a lot of stuff like this…

October 22, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT

This Trailer Proves Game of Thrones Would Have Been an Amazing Comedy Flick Bad Lip Reading imagines Ned Stark's theme park

A year after it became one of the comedy highlights of the 2012 election, you'd think the Bad Lip Reading schtick would be getting old. But you'd be wrong. The…

October 17, 2013, 8:58 AM EDT

FX's Archer Finally Goes Full Danger Zone in New Promo Top Gun spoof is a long time coming

Well, they finally went and did it. After four solid seasons of douchebaggy secret agent Sterling Archer bellowing "DANGER ZONE!" in a Logginsy falsetto, FX has re-created the hilariously self-serious music…

October 11, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT

Man Actually Cooks Entire Disgusting Meal Described in Patton Oswalt's Fake Ad for Black Angus Pass the Pepto

When Patton Oswalt described a grotesquely gluttonous meal in his fake ad for Black Angus Steakhouse way back in 2004, the up-and-coming comedian surely didn't intend for it to ever…

October 10, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT

Brands Come Together Through Logo Mashups Even better than the real thing?

When the Tumblr community isn't misunderstanding social justice or letting alcoholic grad students explain themselves via TV-show GIFs, they're mashing things up. Logo Mashups, for instance, takes two somehow related…

September 30, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT