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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

9 Turkeys Who Literally Can't Even Right Now

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 10:03 AM

Thanksgiving is obviously a stressful time for turkeys. And turkeys don't even know how to deal. Like, they can't even:

Can't even.

Seriously, can't even.

Literally can't even right now.

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'SNL' Brings Charles Manson And Star Burton Together On 'Weekend Update'

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 1:42 PM

Ah, to be crazy and in love.

Convicted murderer and known citizen of Crazytown, Charles Manson, stopped by Weekend Update on "Saturday Night Live" with his alleged new bride, Star Burton, a 25-year-old woman who has been in contact with Manson since she was 19.

But before...

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John Oliver Is As Confused By Presidential Turkey Pardons As You Are

(19) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:29 AM

So goes one turkey, so should they all.

In a "Last Week Tonight" Web exclusive, John Oliver revealed his true feelings on the tradition of presidential turkey pardoning. From what he can understand, the president pardons one turkey and that turkey "presumably moves to Mexico with Tim Robbins...

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It's 'Turkey Dump Weekend' And The SRSLY Girls Are About To Take A Dump On Your Heart

(3) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 11:06 AM

The idea of your girlfriend being away at college, hanging around guys whose no-shave Novembers will actually yield results, can't be a comforting thought for most high school boyfriends.

Alexandra Fiber and Danielle Gibson of the comedy duo SRSLY have had their first taste of college life...

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Hipster Pilgrims Move Into Their New Neighborhood In The Story Of 'Gentrifigiving'

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 11:04 AM

A group of people move into unfamiliar territory, take over with no understanding of the existing culture and drive the native locals away. Hmm, where have we heard this before?

Color TV Comedy puts a new spin on the Thanksgiving holiday by telling it from the perspective of...

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Into Bathroom Brawl With Freddie Wong Over Their Necktie Knowledge

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 11:03 AM

A man's tie is knot to be trifled with.

Jimmy Kimmel recently ran into Freddie Wong of the hit Youtube series "Video Game High School" in a restroom and, well, one thing led to another and, obviously, they got into a brawl over their knowledge of necktie styles....

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Nerdist Serves Up A Deliciously Brutal Presidential Turkey Pardon, 'Hunger Games' Style

(2) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 1:42 PM

"May the odds be forever in your flavor."

It's that time of year again when the president pardons one lucky turkey, saving it from a delicious, tasty Thanksgiving demise. The good pilgrims at Nerdist have put together their own turkey pardoning sketch, in the spirit of the very...

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Alec Baldwin Doles Out Relationship Advice To Cab-Riding Couples On 'Love Ride'

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 12:54 PM

And you thought the wise Jack Donaghy was just a character he played.

You don't have to tell Alec Baldwin that relationships are tough; he's been there. Now in his new web series, "Alec Baldwin's Love Ride," Baldwin takes what he's learned and passes that knowledge onto younger, less experienced...

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What It's Like To Spend 10 Hours Walking In NYC As A Camerman

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 1:39 PM

NYC cameramen seem to be pretty busy lately.

When the video "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman" came out, it exploded across the web. And besides opening up a legitimate, serious discussion on the treatment of women, it also led to a ton of parody...

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Jon Stewart And Steve Carell Are The Best Of Friends And They Don't Care Who Knows It

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 4:14 PM

Steve Carell stopped by "The Daily Show" this week to promote his new film, "Foxcatcher," and host Jon Stewart couldn't contain his enthusiasm for his former correspondent's performance. (He touted it as Oscar-worthy.) Carell then complimented Stewart on his new film, "Rosewater," which Stewart wrote and directed.


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A New Study Shows NYC Has Fewer Rats Than We Thought, And Colbert Is NOT Happy

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 1:19 PM

Wednesday's "Colbert" calls attention to a new study authored by a Columbia University statistician that claims the New York City rat population is far lower than people commonly believe. The population was thought to be around eight million, but as this study shows, it's probably closer to a...

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This Is How Obsessed People Are With 'Serial' Right Now

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 10:27 AM

Have you listened to the podcast about the subreddit about the other subreddit about NPR's "Serial" podcast?!

"Serial," produced by WBEZ Chicago Public Radio and the creators of "This American Life," is the podcast about a murder that took place in 1999, and people can't seem to stop talking about...

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Even Celebrity Dogs Have Their Own Breed Of Paparazzi

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 2:36 PM

Samuel L. Jack Russell Terrier, Jerry Springer Spaniel and Shailene Woofley are just trying to live their lives dammit!

The world of dog paparazzi isn't for the weak. Everyday you have the danger of being chased, bitten and maybe even peed on. But that's the life these...

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'OKCupid 4 Kidz' Is The Place Where Singles Under 10 Meet

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM

Are you having trouble finding someone to tease on the playground?

Meeting people is so tough these days, especially if you're under 10 years old. You're at school all day, and you have an 8 p.m. bedtime, so when are you supposed to meet someone? Web video creator...

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Daniel Tosh Tears Into ESPN For Copying His Show's 'Web Redemption' Segment

(12) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 12:43 PM

Is ESPN perhaps ready to give it another shot?

On his show Tuesday, Daniel Tosh laid into ESPN for a new segment it's running which is oddly similar to Tosh.0's weekly "Web Redemption." The new ESPN segment, super mega awkwardly called "Awesome Video Segment," interviewed the singer who, earlier this...

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This 'Walking Dead' Music Video Set To 'Another One Bites The Dust' Is Just Awesome

(1) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 1:08 PM

And you thought you had to wait until Sunday to get your "Walking Dead" fix.

You wouldn't think you could make an effective music video out of AMC's "The Walking Dead," but just like in the show, life has no shortage of surprises. (Okay, unless you read the comics, we...

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Chris Hardwick Hosts 'America's Dumbest Talk Show Hosts' On 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

(1) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 12:17 PM

"I'm not dumb," is exactly something a dumb person would say.

On Friday night, distinguished nerd representative Chris Hardwick stopped by "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and interrupted host Scott Aukerman to host his own show, "America's Dumbest Talk Show Hosts." Aukerman claimed that he was still the host and...

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Sarah Silverman Tests Her Marijuana Knowledge Playing 'Baked Or Faked' With Paul F. Tompkins

(5) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 10:55 AM

Perhaps they shouldn't have asked someone with so much experience.

Comedian Sarah Silverman, who last month released a video criticizing the wage gap between men and women, sat down with fellow comedian Paul F. Tompkins on an episode of his boozy web series, "Speakeasy," to play...

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Adorable Kitten Makes A Terrible Roommate For One Helpless Dude

(5) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 2:21 PM

Don't let that cute little face fool you.

We've all had those kitten roommates. They start out adorable. They buy toilet paper and dish soap, and generally contribute to the good of the living space. And then as YouTuber The Toolbox discovers, things quickly change, and that precious...

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For Disney Princesses, First Dates Are Basically A Whole New World

(1) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 12:55 PM

Hey, the Disney princesses probably went on a few dates before the whole "happily ever after" thing.

Finding true love is difficult if you don't throw yourself out there into the dating pool. And that's as true for Disney's many princesses as it is for everyone else. YouTuber...

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