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If You've Ever Wondered How The Power Rangers Die, Here You Go

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.27.2016 | Comedy

The Power Rangers seem invincible. Sure, they might take a few punches or appear weakened during battles at one time or another, but ultimately they r...

Having 'Hamilton' Tickets Is Better Than Having A Baby

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.20.2016 | Comedy

You never forget that first time. You hold it so delicately out of fear of doing something wrong! It stares back up at you, so much potential, so much...

How To Reveal To People That You Suffer From Being A Liar

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.09.2016 | Comedy

All across America, people are telling other people things that aren't true. That's right. They're liars. Every day, these poor souls live behind a sh...

'Esca-Stopping' Is The New Manspreading, Or She-Bagging

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.18.2016 | Comedy

"Esca-Stopping": a small-brain sickness that's quickly becoming an epidemic. It's the act of reaching the end of an escalator and then stopping sudden...

Welp, 'The Revenant' Featuring Bob Ross Isn't Very Serene At All

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.17.2016 | Comedy

Leo DiCaprio may end up winning an Oscar for his performance in "The Revenant." Few actors sell a scene like DiCaprio. But let's be honest, no one pai...

If People Announced Their Divorces Like They Do Engagements

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.27.2016 | Divorce

Getting engaged is an exciting milestone that deserves recognition from family and friends. Equally deserving of a little celebration? The moment when...

Will Ferrell Does '7 Minutes In Heaven' With Mike O'Brien

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy

It's not often that you get Will Ferrell in a closet. So when that happens, you sort of have to take advantage. Yeah, that is what I mean. Comedian Mi...

If Men Had To Worry About Birth Control Like Women Do

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.18.2016 | Women

With the help of role reversal, a new parody imagines a world where men have to face the same annoying obstacles as women when it comes to contracepti...

'The Adventures Of Young Hillary' Is What America Needs Right Now

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy

Hillary Clinton is in full campaign mode right now, and that means everyone is digging into her past to find whatever they can to rattle her. But let'...

Avoiding Average at all Costs

Michelle Hext | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Michelle Hext

Training (physical) and Business often draw parallels for me and a recent experience with my trainer uncovered another I felt was worth sharing. This...

This Runner Did A Marathon Without Talking About It #SportsLegend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.23.2015 | Comedy

Some great athletic feats are the result of years of preparation and training. And then there are those few moments where an incredible performance co...

Hilarious 'Pet Baby' Ad Lets Couple Test Out Parenting

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.25.2015 | Parents

They say there's no rehearsal for parenthood, but this hilarious fake ad suggests otherwise. YouTube comedy channel Above Average created a commercia...

This Woman Strapped A GoPro To Her Butt All Day At Work

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.31.2015 | Comedy

What happens when a woman puts a camera on her butt for an entire day at work? What would we see? As Above Average shows in this video, it's ... just...

Nanobrews Take The Nation (And Beer Snobs' Money) By Tiny Storm

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.26.2015 | Comedy

Didn't think your beer snob friends could become any more irritating? Well, think again! You're all up to date on the world of microbreweries, but ar...

Alec Baldwin Gives Couple Hilarious Surprise Therapy Session

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.28.2015 | Comedy

Maybe Jack Donaghy is exactly the person you'd want analyzing your relationship. Alec Baldwin is back for more mobile relationship therapy, and thi...

What NOT To Do In The Office

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy

Can I smoke pot in the office? ... No? Okay, but what if I really want to? Today's office environment can be a tough one to navigate. Offices are m...

Leighton Meester Has Never Been Dumped

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Leighton Meester has apparently never been dumped. The singer sat down with Janessa Slater for an episode of "Sound Advice" for the comedy network ...

Watch This Cheeky Tribute To 'Forgotten A**holes Of HIstory'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy

Comedy network Above Average's new series "Forgotten A**holes Of History" isn't afraid to delve into the dark past with a light touch. Its subject ...

This Video Nails Why Your Upstairs Neighbors Are The Worst

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

Ever wonder why your upstairs neighbors suddenly start making excessive noises at weirdly inappropriate times? Are there elephants up there? Are they ...

Gentrification Finally Gets The Board Game It Deserves

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.24.2015 | Comedy

Have a neighborhood near you that's gotten obnoxiously hip? Watch Above Average's board game spoof "The Settlers of Brooklyn" and fuel your resentm...

This Is Why You Need To Shut Up In Your Open Office

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Comedy

Maybe closed doors aren't such a bad thing. Comedy network Above Average tackles one of the main hazards of a workplace without walls: oversharing....

We Hate To Break It To You, But Smart People Are Ripping You Off

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Comedy

Feel like you're always falling behind financially? Above Average has some news for you. To put it gently, you may be what the online comedy networ...

Ohhhh, Beyoncé Is An Alien. Now Everything Makes Sense!

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.12.2015 | Comedy

Beyoncé runs the world, because maybe ... just maybe ... she's not from this one. We always knew there was something strange with Beyoncé. She ju...

This Perfectly Sums Up Your 'Pick A Color' Panic

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

There are only two options when you're choosing a polish color at the nail salon: the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Between 'Peach Dai...

This 'Million Dollar Button' Question Should Be A No-Brainer

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy

What would you do if there was a button you could push and get a million dollars? The catch: Everyone in the world would die. Yeah, everyone's gone, b...