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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

If Pizza Were Used As Currency, The World Would Be A Better Place

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 2:17 PM

In this era of struggling economies and financial uncertainty, UCB sketch group SCRAPS asks an important -- perhaps the MOST important --question. What if pizza were used as currency?

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23 Signs You're The Permanent Third Wheel Of Your Household

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 12:03 PM

We all make mistakes. And some mistakes need to be made once, to get it out of the way. So you can begin the rest of your life. For example, living with a couple. Most people will tell you, "Well duh, of course that's a bad idea." But it begins...

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How Well Do You Know Our National Anthem? Take The Quiz!

(36) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 1:28 PM

How 'Merica are you? Well, put down your apple pie body spray, step away from your bald eagle Oculus Rift simulator and prove it! Pick out the correct lyrics to the first verse of our national anthem, written by Francis Scott Key. The first verse is like the Neil Armstrong...

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Only You Can Help These Animals Get The High Fives They Deserve

(7) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 12:25 PM

Sadly, every year many animals go tragically un-high-fived. Let's not leave these poor animals hanging. Cue Sarah McLachlan vocal feels.

Not cool, guys.


Aww, don't do this to me, girl!

Listen, man, sorry...

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You Know Who Else Has More Than One Father? AMERICA!

(4) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 9:24 AM

As you may already know, June is Pride Month, and it's as important for that to be recognized by heterosexuals as it is by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

So as a show of solidarity with LGBT people everywhere, I wanted to do the gayest thing a straight man...

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Here's Proof That Nobody Eats And Drinks Better Than Wisconsin

(70) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 8:45 AM

By now, news has probably reached your corner of the nation. Whether you're in the Northeast or the Southwest, or living outside the contiguous United States altogether, you've gotten word: People in Wisconsin know how to eat, and they know how to drink. Basically, this state is awesome, and it's...

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This Newlywed Gay Couple In Wisconsin Got An Amazing Surprise At Dinner

(128) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 10:47 AM

Late last week, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb overturned Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, saying that "[gay couples] are entitled to the same treatment as any heterosexual couple." After the news broke, dozens of gay couples made their way to courthouses across Wisconsin to tie the knot and...

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The Inspiring Acts Of These Religious Figures Will Restore Your Faith In... Faith

(24) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 11:08 AM

The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is at an all-time high, with 20 percent reporting no connection to any particular organized faith. But the positive impact religion can have is still realized every day. Often lost in the news of religious figures resisting social change and...

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Lance Stephenson Blowing Gently Into LeBron's Ear Transcends The Game Of Basketball Itself

(4) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 9:47 AM

Sometimes a single moment in a sporting event takes on a life of its own, and the Internet springs into action in the most beautiful way possible. This was exactly what happened when Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers, while between plays, gently blew into LeBron James' ear....

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12 Kids Who Just Had The Happiest Moment Of Their Lives

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 9:34 AM

Prepare for pure, unadulterated joy. These kids remind us to cherish the little things in life -- a lesson we can all stand to remember. From receiving a special souvenir to a special smile, these kids prove that there's no...

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This Is What Happens When Your Friends Love You, But Love Photoshop More

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 2:21 PM

With friends like these, who needs to take a selfie?

For the last few years, Cody Kaucic and Donovan Scherer have been including their best friend Mark in their Photoshop exploits (whether he wanted to be involved or not), taking iconic images from history and entertainment and posting...

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Everyone Can Go Home Now, This GIF Puts The Culkin-Gosling Shirt Thing To Rest

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 1:25 PM

It all began on Sunday, when the internet changed forever (for the one millionth time).

Macaulay Culkin's band Pizza Underground tweeted out this photo of Culkin sporting a tee featuring actor Ryan Gosling sporting a tee featuring Culkin. Scared? You should be.

The meta-story has been burning...

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34 Crazy Thrift Store Finds That You'd Pretty Much Have To Buy

(133) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 10:18 AM

Thrift stores can be home to some seriously crazy finds. And that's exactly the reason we love thrifting. You just never know what you might find. Your reaction is often half horror that such a thing exists, and half wonder about how to get it to the register without drawing...

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Here's Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store

(43) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 10:47 AM

People who love thrift stores really love thrift stores. And they were gaining in popularity well before Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" made its best attempt ruin that trend. In 2012, the number of thrift stores was up 12 percent from the previous two years. Data shows that...

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These Mesmerizing GIFs Will Forever Change The Way You See Skateboarders

(7) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 11:45 AM

For most of the public, skateboarding is merely a hobby for those at the fringes of society. It destroys property, creates a ruckus, and cultivates the misbehaviors of wild teens -- all unfair generalizations, to say the least. In truth, there is an extraordinary amount of skill and...

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We've All Seen These Iconic Photos. Here's The Remarkable Footage That Brings Them To Life.

(237) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 2:38 PM

If pictures are worth 1,000 words, GIFs must be worth millions. But nobody has time for millions of words about history's most iconic images, so just take a look at the GIFs below. This is your chance to get the "fuller picture," to see history come to life. In GIF...

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These Adorable Animal Buds Remind Us That Best Friends Love Us Just The Way We Are

(28) Comments | Posted April 12, 2014 | 11:04 AM

Who says animals, even different kinds, can't be best friends? In fact, their playful interactions with each other can teach us a little something about our own friendships: None of us are exactly the same, yet we all share commonalities, and the things that bring us together as friends are...

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11 Annoying Bros Who Make Tax Season THAT Much Worse

(7) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Tax season is a stressful time for most people. But there are those annoying few who not only seem to relish their yearly tryst with the IRS, but thoroughly enjoy telling other people all about it. Like a your friend who just got engaged, it will be brought up in...

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10 manias irritantes dos frequentadores da academia que nos fazem querer desistir de malhar

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 11:19 AM

Para muitos de nós, a academia é uma experiência casual. Não estamos querendo quebrar recordes. Só queremos ficar um pouco mais saudáveis e, quem sabe, com a aparência melhor quando tiramos a roupa (não dissemos “bonitos”, apenas “melhores”). E nem sempre é possível frequentar a academia de modo regular. As...

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Why Dive Bars Are The Best Bars

(23) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 1:22 PM

There is nothing better than a dive bar. Rather than getting all dressed up and spending extra money to journey across town, wouldn't you rather just walk to the corner looking however you want with the few bucks you already have in your pocket?

Dive bars are unpolished, imperfect places...

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