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A cooking show like you’ve never seen before, but you’ll be glad you watched...

First up, you need to know two things about this cooking show. 1. It's a parody. It's as massive parody of every damn cooking show...

How to think on your feet: a lesson from Robin Williams [VIDEO]

In 2001, Robin Williams was asked by James Lipton, the host of US tv show Inside the Actors Studio, how does he improvise? As you'd...

Starbucks spelling: this is funny but, it could be true! [VIDEO]

Starbucks employees are notorious for misspelling the names of customers. This interesting spelling occurs when the order taker writes the customer's name on the side...

Why Weird Al Yankovic can do no wrong: Happy parody another awesome hit [VIDEO]

Weird Al Yankovic could have aspired to be a regular musician - writing his own stuff, aiming to hit the big time. But, he didn't....

Can you say revenue? Watch this uncomfortable earnings call from comedy team Vooza [VIDEO]

It's yet another cracking comedy video from my favourite startup parody, Vooza. I've just realised that Vooza rhymes with loser. I'm pretty sure I should...

The new Snickers ad is setting the workmen amongst the feminists; and possibly upsetting...

You know the Snickers ads - the ones where you're not yourself when you're hungry. The latest Snickers ad goes one step further and, it's...

What if real life meetings were life conference calls? They’d be like this [VIDEO]

Conference calls. Every business has them. And, if you're honest, the last one you attended probably went a lot like this. This parody video from...

Three little words I hate to hear: design by committee [VIDEO]

We've all been there. You've been working on something and, whether you want it or not, everyone feels compelled to add their two cents. I notice...

What does Bin Laden’s death mean if you’re 10 years old? Let’s find out

At news that the yanks had 'taken out' Osama bin Laden, we hungrily ingested the opinions of Washington insiders, Kentucky short-order cooks and Al Qaeda terrorists. (Heck, CNN and Time magazine even tracked down the kids who were listening to President George Bush read "The Pet Goat" when the 9/11 attacks occurred and asked them what they thought of Bin Laden's demise.) Oh, yes. We've heard it from all angles. At least, we thought he had.

Tim Minchin vs business: 5 lessons from comic genius

“This is about me, not you!” So proclaimed Tim Minchin, a London-based Australian “rock star” comedian, to his audience at the Palais in St Kilda on 25 Feb 2011. What follows are the business-life lessons I’ve drawn from his stage craft.

Fruit-loopy video: Ronnie Corbett’s dongle won’t fit in his Blackberry [VIDEO]

It seems British comedy legend Ronnie Corbett's character has a problem with his Blackberry ... er, blackberry. In addition to this bit being incredibly smart (and deliciously old-skool), it also reminds us that even in the digital age, what's new is old, as we outfit common words and phrases with new definitions.

BP spills coffee. Obama bursts into song. Beer O’clock has obviously come early.

What's the difference between tragedy and comedy? According to Mel Brooks: "Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." For the rest of us, the difference is usually just a matter of timing. Is it too soon to start making fun of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (also referred to as the BP Oil Spill)? Well that, according to the folk at UCBComedy, depends entirely on who you are making fun of.

BP spills coffee. Obama bursts into song. Beer O'clock has obviously come early.

What's the difference between tragedy and comedy? According to Mel Brooks: "Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." For the rest of us, the difference is usually just a matter of timing. Is it too soon to start making fun of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (also referred to as the BP Oil Spill)? Well that, according to the folk at UCBComedy, depends entirely on who you are making fun of.

You can choose your friends, but not your Office Manager

If someone in your office has a 'personal branding' problem, you'll relate to this classic Big Train sketch. (If you like this, check out our...

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