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Uncle Jay Explains the News- April 23, 2007
Don't be scared, boys & girls. It was a week from Hell, but Uncle Jay does a heckuva job explaining it!
Uncle Jay Explains the News - April 7, 2008
Our economy has entered a, um, well …do we have to go there? Hey, we're ALREADY there, so Uncle Jay might as well explain it. Get out your calculator! Use ...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - October 1, 2007
Burma gets a close shave with anarchy, but Iran's prez gets nowhere close to reality! Gingrich says he not running … aw, that means there'll no Uncle Jay Exp...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - November 5, 2007
Pakistan's freedoms "fall back" to Mid-Eastern Standard Time. King Tut "springs out" of his tomb. Meatpackers "up chuck" a million pounds of bad beef. And...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - March 17, 2008
Eliot Spitzer must be so proud to be the top story everywhere! Or not. There were, amazingly, other stories in the news this week: the wayward balls of Mar...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - March 24, 2008
The top story was Obama's big speech about race. No, it was the Big Dance. No, the Big Flood, or maybe the Big Bailout. Or Easter. Tibet. Iraq. The new...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - Sept. 22, 2008
DON'T PANIC! The fundamentals are sound! Uncle Jay has no idea what that means but everybody says that. In this special episode, he explains just how the ...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - November 12, 2007
This election's starting to get ugly! Not that the rest of the news is very pretty: strikes, martial law, money worries, and even MORE toys sent to Mao's Li...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - July 14, 2008
The Tour de France! Bastille Day! These are welcome diversions from America's triple disasters: the economy, the election and the iPhone launch. Uncle Jay...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - March 3, 2008
Uncle Jay's cold doesn't keep him from explaining the hot news: controversy about Barack Obama's middle name, more problems in the Middle East (if there were...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - January 28, 2008
A monstrous week! From Cloverfield to monster primary campaigns, not to mention the monstrous problem with the economy. The scariest thing isn't that the e...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - October 8, 2007
The news is torture! But not just Britney, there are also stories this week about REAL torture. And sex! And drugs! Sorry, no rock and roll. Uncle Jay e...
Uncle Jay Explains the News - May 19, 2008
So what's rising faster: the price of gas, or the tempers in California? And what's FALLING faster: Hillary's chances, or George's clout? The news has its ...
Leave it to John Oliver and some Puppets to Explain Why America's Prison System is Broken
John Oliver enlists some puppets to explain how the dismantling of the mental health system, mandatory minimum sentencing laws, racist and draconian drug pol...
16 Ways to Explain the Complicated Situation in the Middle East to Your Children
As the terrible conflict between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza intensifies, it can be difficult to know what to say. Here are some tips on how to explai...
A Eulogy for the Funny Or Die Article You All Clicked 'Die' On
Ever wonder what happens to a Funny Or Die article when it Dies? Mike's eulogy for the fallen explains.
John Boehner Explains the Minimum Wage with Harry Hamlin
Why is the GOP so against a minimum wage increase? Simple — it just makes rich people richer.