Selfsgiving May Be What You Want to Do This Thanksgiving
Whomever you voted for or whether you voted or not, many Americans are heated at each other, to say the least.
Some time to cool off is definitely needed (even though we all have to come together at some point) and perhaps a Selfsgiving might be a better option for Thanksgiving this year.
Watch Above Average explain what Selfsgiving is here.
Above Average Takes a Closer Look at Undecided Voters in 2016
While it’s certainly unbelievable that there would be undecided voters in this election, they do exist.
Above Average wanted to get “their story” and see what has them so internally conflicted on choosing between Hillary and Trump.
Well, they “found” some undecided voters and made this video profile of them that really shows why they can’t decide.
Above Average’s HR Person Gets Asked “To What Degree Is Breastfeeding OK at the Office?”
Above Average’s Glenn Boozan does a web series that involves asking what the office’s PR person Patty Izquierdo what’s OK to do in the office. Naturally, it’s called “Is This OK?” and Glenn really, really tests the limits, especially since this is indeed all done for the sake of the bit.
Above Average Goes Meta For New iPhone Parody Sketch
The style of Apple announcements and ads are so well defined and have been around for so long, especially when it comes to the iPhone, that a plethora of parodies have been made over several years from virtually every facet imaginable.
That’s why Above Average decided on a new approach in parodying the announcement of the iPhone 7.
What approach is that, you ask? Well, making fun of the iPhone parody sketch itself.
Jim Gaffigan Goes “7 Minutes in Heaven with Mike O’Brien”
Although hijinks is the name of the game when it comes to Mike O’Brien’s absurdly intimate 7 Minutes in Heaven web series, it’s always refreshing to see who and how down people are for O’Brien’s super specific party games and general tomfoolery.
Pokémon GO’s Dark Side Gets Exposed by Above Average
Pokémon GO fever has really swept the nation, perhaps even more so than when Pokémon was first brought into the U.S. several years ago. Much of that has to do with the augmented reality mobile app’s appeal across several age demographics including plenty of adults.
As with any trendy obsession, it can go too far.
Writer Jackie Jennings, director Peter Kelly, and actors Becky Chicoine and Dan Chamberlain, and Above Average show where one could be on the brink of ruining one’s life by spending too much time trying to catch ‘em all.
Monroe Martin Recounts an Edible Fueled Date at Live @ The Apt
Sometimes, being on ‘edibles’ in a tense situation is strongly advised against.
However, Monroe Martin found going on a date and discovering that he had mistakenly ingested a cake that was the special kind of ‘edible’ and managed to make the best of it.
Watch Mark Normand Do Stand-Up in Apartment at Live @ The Apt
Mark Normand is the latest to perform a set in one of the premier apartment comedy shows among the five boroughs. It’s an intimate crowd and you’ll get to enjoy it probably in the more intimate space of your own apartments.
Eva Longoria Joins Mike O’Brien on Latest “7 Minutes in Heaven” and Gets Special Award
In fact, she did so well that she received an honorary trophy hand made and made up by Mike O’Brien himself.
Watch Sean Patton Do Stand-up in a NYC Apartment at Live @ The Apt
Watch Sean Patton like you’ve (probably) never seen him before do stand-up in front of someone’s bed a several dozen people.
Watch an Eggo Commercial Get Extended to a More Logical, Darker Conclusion
The premise of all commercials for popular breakfast item Eggo Waffles is that an entire household is vying for one Eggo and consequently saying the brand’s slogan “Leggo my Eggo”.
Now, if you were extend any of those commercials past a minute, you’d probably find some unresolved issues festering in that house just like Above Average did.
Watch Barry Rothbart as a Sort of Underdog in “Underdog: The Devin Tate Story”
The story of an underdog in sports has been told in every which way you can imagine.
Well, that was the case until this short sports mockumentary Underdog: The Devin Tate Story from Barry Rothbart and Andy Landen came along to The Kicker. There is literally no other underdog story like it because it’s almost not an underdog story
Melissa Villasenor Goes Over Sarah Silverman’s Daily Routine with Perfect Sarah Silverman Impression
Mike O’Brien Gets the Tables Turned on Him a Little Bit by Sarah Silverman in New “7 Minutes in Heaven”
The guest is Sarah Silverman and she put Mike in more awkward place, in a great way, than a lot of other guests have ever done.
7 Minutes in Heaven with Mike O’Brien Is Back This Week
There really isn’t anyone better at awkward interviews inside of an actual closet than Mike O’Brien.
That’s why we’re happy to hear that one of Above Average’s best series, 7 Minutes in Heaven, is back this week, starting Thursday, June 2nd.
Here’s a teaser in case you think we’re making this up.
Melissa Villasenor Does a Spot On Impression of Kristen Wiig Doing Her Anti-Impressions
Of course, Wiig’s notorious for doing impressions that are, well… more inspired than accurate (just look up most of her late night appearances).
Melissa nails her voice, mannerisms, and her faux-impressions in her impression. Watch it here.
Kickstarter Parody “Thingstarter” Has Expanded to Scripted/Non-Scripted Hybrid Series on Seeso
Not only will there be questionable products, ideas, etc., but there will also be real life man-on-the-street tests of those products and ideas as well as intertwining story between the people that “came up” with whatever snake oil they happen to be testing.
See for yourself in the Thingstarter trailer, then check out the series starting May 19th on Seeso.
Brooks Wheelan Finds Out What Sort of Sense of Humor the Happiest Country in the World Has
His first stop is Denmark, which has been noted to be ranked as the happiest country on earth and here are his bizarre, yet enlightening findings.
John Cena Let’s Mike O’Brien Go “7 Minutes in Heaven” with Him
This time, squished in the closet with him is WWE-superstar-that-is-headed-to-comedy John Cena.
Hopefully, you’re not surprised with how silly Cena gets with Mike.
Sara Schaefer and Little Esther Talk Parental Sex Talks
This latest episode of Cocktales with Little Esther features the wonderful Sara Schaefer and an exploration, amongst other fun sex topics, the ill-fated parental sex talk.
Little Esther Explores the Realm of Spanking with Angela Trimbur on Latest “Cocktales”
In fact, they go way beyond just the idea.
Above Average and SNL’s Bryan Tucker Launch Sports Comedy Focused Channel “The Kicker”
It’s no secret that many folks have been trying to figure out how comedy and sports can mesh. HBO has done their faux sports documentaries including Ferrell Takes the Field and 7 Days in Hell for example.
Now, Above Average has enlisted Saturday Night Live co-head writer Bryan Tucker to spearhead The Kicker, their new offshoot that finds the intersection between comedy and sports in various types of web videos.
Here’s a bit of a preview of how they’re marrying the worlds of Weird Al Yankovic and Jamaal Charles.
The Kicker officially launched today and they’ve got plenty of videos for you to see if this new channel has room on your daily queue.