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The Inside Scoop On Comedy

Did you know that the original title of the Married With Children comedy pilot was Not the Cosbys? Or that Mike Myers was offered the role of Shrek at the premiere of Saving Private Ryan? These are just two of 39 facts about comedy in this episode of Mental Floss with host John Green. Enjoy and please continue to tune in to LOL for a stroll through the lighter side of life.

Kids Say the Darndest Things

Sit back and listen to the incomparable Art Linkletter and a segment of his wildly popular Kids Say the Darndest Things, which aired on his radio show and television series from 1945 to 1969. Many of Linkletter’s segments were routinely rerun on a show by the same name on CBS hosted by Bill Cosby. Don’t forget to check us out here on LOL next Tuesday for another taste of the lighter side of life.

Jeff Dunham and Friends

Ventriloquist and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham shows off his unique talent in this visit to Comedy Central. In this segment, Dunham wows the audience with Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Walter the Grumpy Old Man, Bubba J the Beer-Drinking Redneck and Sweet Daddy Dee the Pimp. LOL will be back next Tuesday for another chapter of the lighter side of life.

Brits Get a Taste of Americana

Cheerio, ol’ chap. Care for a Twinkie? BuzzFeedVideo sent its UK division several American snacks to gauge their reaction. Here’s what they had to say. Come and visit us here on LOL next Tuesday for another dose of the lighter side of life.

Magic With a Twist of Comedy

Sevak Dasadarian, who produced this video, tags it “World’s Funniest Magic Show,” starring Welsh comedians Binsey and Blondie. Take a gander and you make the call. Be sure and revisit LOL next Tuesday for another taste of the lighter side of life.

The Media’s Pied Piper

If you haven’t figured it out by now, the mainstream (or lamestream) media in our country has a slobbering love affair (thanks to Fox news contributor Bernard Goldberg for the title, which adorns his latest book) with President Obama. As far as their concerned, he can do no wrong. They proclaim him the New World Messiah, the Annointed One. Political pundit Joe Dan Gorman of Intellectual Froglegs fame knows all too well of the “he-can-do-no-wrong” mentality the media espouses for our 44th president and pokes a little fun at the worshippers with a clever musical video parody to the song,”I Will Follow Him.” Don’t forget to come on back to LOL next Tuesday for another dose of the lighter side of life.

O.J. Pissed At Obama

“According to the National Enquirer, O.J. Simpson is furious with President Obama for denying his request for a pardon,” Jodi Miller reports. “Legal experts say, Simpson’s best chance for being set free by Obama is to join the Taliban.” Also featured in this edition of NewsBusted are Hillary Clinton, Iraq, Mosul and IRS e-mails.

The Bizarre W.C. Fields

The legendary W.C. Fields shows off his bizarre sense of humor on the popular sketch, “The Diner.” Joining Fields is character actress Jody Gilbert, who gives new meaning to the term “customer service.” Check us out here on LOL next Tuesday for another glimpse at the lighter side of life. — The Wickel

Tight Pants with JLo and Jimmy

Megastar Jennifer Lopez shows off her ample booty during a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” JLo joins host Fallon in a hilarious skit titled “Tight Pants” that sends the studio audience into a frenzy. See you next week here on LOL for another glimse at the lighter side of life. — The Wickel

Fator’s Got Talent

After taking “America’s Got Talent” by storm in season No. 2, ventriloquist-impressionist-comedian-singer Terry Fator hit the bigtime in Las Vegas shortly thereafter. Today, he’s one of Sin City’s most popular headliners at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. Fator, who uses 16 different puppets in his act, is capable of performing more than 100 ventriloquial impersonations. In the following video titled “The Best of Terry Fator,” he performs 13 of his most dramatic and entertaining impersonations, including crowd favorites Elton John and Elvis Presley. See you back here on LOL next Tuesday to experience another chapter of the lighter side of life. — The Wickel

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