iOS app Android app

Andy McDonald
Andy McDonald is a Viral Associate Editor at The Huffington Post. He's a comedy writer, Mega Man expert, Wisconsin native, and 10th level Andy.

Entries by Andy McDonald

You Can't Unsee How Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ad Looked 'Before' Photoshop

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 12:51 PM

Photoshop: taking celebrity beauty from No. 2 to No. 1.

You sensed something was up with Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein underwear ad. You couldn't put your finger on it, but something smelled off. Well, after some in-depth investigative journalism, we now know the truth.

CollegeHumor doesn't pull any...

Read Post

'The Nightly Show' Takes On The Koch Brothers' Dark Money ... Or, Rather, 'Old, White Money'

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 12:06 PM

More like Koch 10 zeroes, amrite?!

With over $40 billion dollars in total assets EACH, the Koch brothers are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to political contributions, especially now that corporations are all living, breathing people and not simply unmarked mailboxes in the Caribbean.

Read Post

'Key & Peele' Give Us Even More Ridiculous Football Player Names In Super Bowl Special

(4) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 2:28 PM

Nice to meet you, Grunky Peep, from Georgia Southern University.

College and professional sports are usually fertile ground for player names that border on the bizarre. And no one spins this trend better than "Key & Peele." TheirEast/West College Bowl introduction parodies have introduced us to college superstars...

Read Post

Now That Starbucks Delivers, You Don't Have To Leave The Office. EVER.

(1) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Soon it will all be intravenous.

As you're all aware, the best part of leaving the office to get coffee ... is LEAVING THE OFFICE to get coffee. But now that Starbucks delivers, your higher-ups might be under the impression that you'll never have to leave the...

Read Post

Running Into Your Ex Is Even More Awkward During A Game Of 'Dungeons & Dragons'

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 12:04 PM

It happens so quickly. You're playing a game of "Dungeons & Dragons" with your friends. The dungeon master has directed you toward a small shop in town, where you might resupply. You walk in and -- oh $#%@ it's your ex. Don't look! Let's just grab our stuff and --...

Read Post

7 Snow Day Charts To Help You Weather The Storm

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 6:01 PM

Snowpocalypse, Snowmageddon, whatever hyperbolic name you're calling it, it's here.

The Northeast is facing a snowstorm of epic proportions so we're getting prepared the only way we know how: making sarcastic charts about our impending doom. Don't you worry, though. As long as you've got shelter, food, water...

Read Post

Here's One Reason Why You Shouldn't Keep Your Eyes Closed In Yoga Class

(2) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 1:35 AM

Open your eyes, people!

Yoga classes can be an excellent way to get your mind and body in shape, but when you're feeling that relaxed and your eyes are closed for large periods of time, you really have no idea what is going on. One minute you're feeling tranquil, settling...

Read Post

Forget Tinder, 'Watchr' App Matches You Up Based On What TV Shows You Binge-Watch

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 2:28 PM

Is your chance of finding love ... remote?

So you've tried all the dating apps out there right? Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Hinge, Bears & Pears, DateSPLOSION, 2 Match 2 Curious -- okay, we made a few of those up, but you get the idea. There are so many and...

Read Post

Larry Wilmore Tells Us Exactly What We're Going To Get When We Open Up Relations With Cuba

(4) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 11:45 AM

With the recent news that we're opening up relations with Cuba, Larry Wilmore's "Nightly Show" put together some important analysis on this historic policy turnaround.

This agreement lifts some trade and travel restrictions, and more airlines are already expressing interest offering service to and from Cuba. "No...

Read Post

This Will Make You Rethink Every Vegetable You've Ever Cut Up And Cooked, You Monster

(3) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 4:11 PM

And you thought onions made you cry ...

It happens so naturally now you probably don't think about it anymore. After all, you've been doing it your whole life. You get home from work, maybe unwind a little, and then pull out some delicious vegetables to slice up for...

Read Post

Comedy 'Should Never Be Cool' Says Colin Quinn In New Web Series 'This Is Stand Up'

(1) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 11:07 AM

Comedy is becoming kind of "cool" again, isn't it?

Writer and producer Jessica Pilot and videographer Christian Hendricks have started a new video series for the "Village Voice" called "This Is Stand Up." Each three-minute episode features comedians discussing their personal views on the craft and...

Read Post

Our Economy Is Growing '90s Fast, So The State Of The Union Set To A '90s Sitcom Audience Just Makes Sense

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 6:34 PM

Barack Obama's bringing back the '90s. ALL of the '90s.

In Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Obama touted our new revamped economy. According to the president, "Our economy is growing and creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999." So let's all party like it's 1999, and...

Read Post

'Exploding Kittens' Card Game Is Probably The Next 'Cards Against Humanity'

(8) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 11:39 AM

Cats against humanity.

After just 20 minutes on Kickstarter, a card game known as "Exploding Kittens" had been reached its $10,000 goal. Within an hour, its backing was at 1000 percent of that goal. Within seven hours, it had reached $1 million, and now, a day later,...

Read Post

'The Center For People With Things For Hands' Is Here To Lend You A Helping Hand

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 5:12 PM

There's help! High five! ... Shoot, sorry.

According to the "Center For People With Things For Hands," one in 10 million people is born with things for hands every year. People with things for hands have previously had nowhere to turn for help. And sometimes they couldn't turn at all,...

Read Post

State Of The Union Drinking Game Will Help You Get Through Obama's Speech

(2) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 4:42 PM

Good evening, America. President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address Tuesday night. You know what that means: Political reporters and pundits across the country will watch the president's oration carefully and parse the hidden messages contained therein obsessively, while the rest of the country takes the opportunity...

Read Post

'SNL' Shows How Different 'The Wire' Would Be If Set In Brooklyn

(19) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 4:11 PM

On this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharaoh and host Kevin Hart portrayed their own version of "corner boys," the low-ranking street-level drug dealers many associate with "The Wire." Except instead of the mean streets of Baltimore, they're just trying to survive the artisanal...

Read Post

Tinder Conversations In Real Life Will Make You Question The Future Of Dating In General

(23) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 4:08 PM

Tinder messaging is like the Mad Max wasteland of social media conversation platforms.

People on Tinder say basically whatever they want, because they can. They have nothing to lose. Is it possible that some Tinder users have genuinely found matches on the app? Sure, but there's a reason more than...

Read Post

This Is What You May Be Missing When You Skip Ads On YouTube

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 2:42 PM

Don't skip the ad on this YouTube video!

Oh, did you already skip? Well, we don't blame you, but you missed the actual sketch. Go back and rewatch!*

Hate to break it to the advertisers, but no one is watching your ads for more than the five seconds that they're...

Read Post

UCB's 'Catchy' Trailer Shows The Real Danger Of Songs That Get Stuck In Your Head

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 5:43 PM

Friends don't let friends get songs stuck in their heads.

It starts innocently enough. "Hey listen to this," your friend says. "You'll like it," they say. Now it's in your head. Then you play it for someone else, and it's in their head. Pretty soon it's in the heads of...

Read Post

21 Times Someone Was A Parking Master, Or A Parking Disaster

(8) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 12:28 PM

Great parking! ... Not you, you're terrible.

There's nothing more gratifying in this world than nailing a fantastic parking job, and there's nothing more infuriating than seeing someone pull of one of the absolute worst.

The following photos highlight parking masters, parking disasters, and even some parking jobs that defy...

Read Post