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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

10 Epic Pranks Pulled Off By People With Way Too Much Time On Their Hands

(5) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 5:30 PM

When it comes to April Fools' Day, it's one thing to put tape on someone's computer mouse or place plastic wrap over a toilet bowl, but it's quite another thing to spend days -- even weeks -- crafting a single prank of epic proportions.

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17 Outrageous Pranks To Fuel Your April Fools' Day Ideas

(1) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 5:07 PM

The day you've waited for and/or dreaded is near.

April Fools' Day is an odd little holiday. On the one hand, we all LOVE April Fools' Day because funny things always happen. Unless, of course, we're the butt of a joke. In which case, f--k that holiday! It's the worst.

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23 New Ways To Use These Boring Old Emojis

(1) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 5:03 PM

Emojis are more versatile than you think.

You probably have a number of go-to emojis for describing something that perhaps can't quite be put into a words. But those little icons can do more than just the obvious. You've got to think outside the box. Here are some alternate uses...

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'Cats Stealing Pizza' Is The Video Compilation You Hunger For

(20) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 12:25 PM

No pizza is safe.

Sure they're cute at times, but make no mistake, cats are solo creatures. You're a utility to them. Everything that you think is yours, they see as theirs. And that includes your delicious pizza.

The YouTubers at CrazyFunnyStuffCFS bring you another compilation of cats...

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Here's How To Talk About Race In Starbucks Terms

(37) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 4:43 PM

Starbucks respects your heritage AND your order.

The coffee franchise's recent #racetogether hashtag campaign was not received as well as the company would have wanted, but in this instructional video from comedy site Internet Action Force, Starbucks is ready to mend any and all fences.


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Being Stuck In A Fast Food Commercial Would Be Deliciously Horrifying

(2) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 10:55 AM

Finally, fast food commercials meet the "Twilight Zone."

You're not really fooled by the sparkly, smiling, over-the-top characters in fast food commercials, are you? You know they're playing a part. But ... what if they didn't know?

Writer Jon Bershad and CH2, the slightly weirder wing of College...

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These Are Things You Should Just Never Say In A Meeting ... Ever.

(2) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 3:33 PM

These definitely don't share well.

Sometimes you get a little too comfortable with your co-workers, and that can lead to some embarrassing TMI moments. Fast Company brings you another very effective and helpful office behavior tutorial, this one aimed at helping you to avoid saying stupid things in a meeting.

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Scientifically Accurate 'Pinky And The Brain' Is Rather Terrifying, Because It's True

(8) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 12:33 PM

Remember "Pinky And The Brain," the animated series about two rodents in a lab -- one very brilliant, the other not so much -- who were genetically modified after being experimented on? Well, Fox's Animation Domination High Definition group gives them the scientifically accurate treatment, all while pointing...

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Jimmy Fallon And Jennifer Garner Play 'Rock, Paper, Scissors, PIE'

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 12:26 PM

Let's add a pie in the face to every game.

The standard Rock, Paper, Scissors game is a little old and outdated, so when Jennifer Garner visited Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night, he was ready to add a slight addition to the rules to make it more exciting. Any...

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7 Reasons Babies Are Really Just Tiny Drunk Adults

(6) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 2:38 PM

Baby, go home. You're drunk.

It makes a lot of sense when you think about it. They can't walk in straight lines, they fall asleep everywhere and they're a little too honest about their feelings -- babies and drunk adults have an awful lot in common.


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Amy Poehler Is Just AWESOME In This '98 St. Paddy's Day Episode Of 'Conan'

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 12:33 PM

Amy Poehler was never not awesome.

For St. Patrick's Day, let's just pretend it's "Throwback Tuesday" instead of Thursday, because we've got a good one. If you've been following Conan O'Brien for a while, you know that he's had a lot of talented people get their start on his show....

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The Only St. Patrick's Day Drinking Game That Could Actually Prevent You From Puking

(1) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 11:16 AM

There are plenty of St. Paddy's Day drinking games out there, but this one isn't meant to get you drunk. This is a backwards drinking game meant to kill your buzz and keep you sober should you do certain annoying things on St. Patrick's Day.

Have a good time today,...

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FYI, Here's You Scrolling Through A 'Terms And Conditions' Page

(1) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 11:05 AM

"Yes, fine, I'll give you whatever you want! Just let me use iTunes!" (You say, while sobbing uncontrollably)

No one reads the terms and conditions when they're installing or updating a program on their computer, but maybe they would if they weren't as long as ETERNITY ITSELF.

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13 People You Never Want To Meet At A Bar

(15) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 12:11 PM

It just takes one type of person to take you to bar Hell.

Most people go to bars to hang out with their friends and have a good time. And nothing takes you out of a good time faster than another bar patron killing the mood. We all know these...

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Proof That Real Cats Are Not Impressed By Guys' Catcalling Skills Either

(3) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 1:51 PM

Truthfully, catcalling women isn't any less foolish.

Every day, innocent cats go about their business, rolling around on sun-soaked sidewalks, cleaning their fur, knocking things off tables -- LIVING THEIR LIVES. Some guys just can't seem to control themselves, even when cats are clearly not interested. Get the hint, dudes,...

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Susan B. Anthony Is Given A Vlog And It Doesn't Go Very Well

(5) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 4:56 PM

No, the B doesn't stand for "bangs."

What if the strong-minded women of history were given the ability to answer questions from the modern public? UCB Comedy isn't afraid to show us how they think that would go.

Obviously if Susan B. Anthony -- key player in...

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You Know You're All About That 'Direct Deposit Lyfe'

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 1:52 PM

Broke-ass Thursday night? NOT FOR LONG, SUCKAAAAS!

You're out Thursday night and you're running low on funds. Eh, you should probably just go home anyway. Gotta get up early. But wait, did the clock just hit 12? Oh, damn, check your phone, because that direct deposit just went through! Drinks...

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Jon Stewart Mocks Republican Senators' Open Letter To Iran

(95) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 12:12 PM

On Tuesday's episode of "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart questioned Republican senators' decision to pen an open letter to the leaders of Iran, potentially undermining President Obama's efforts in negotiating a nuclear treaty.

The letter, proposed by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), urged Iran not to negotiate with the...

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'Princess Bride' Is A Much Different Film When It's About 'Game Of Thrones'

(5) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 11:49 AM

"Princess Bride" is a cult classic. "Game Of Thrones" is a cult sensation. But what if the story a young Fred Savage is read by his grandfather, played by Peter Falk, was actually about the world of "Game of Thrones"? Now you will know, thanks to the mashup "Princess Of...

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Watch The Real Michael Bolton Screen Test For 'Office Space,' Mmkay? Thanks

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 2:25 PM

Michael ... BOLTON?

"So are you any relation to the pop singer?" -- Is one of the most memorable aspects of the film "Office Space." One character has the unfortunate honor of sharing his name with singer Michael Bolton. And it seems like everyone else around him loves the music...

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