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  • s  not funny; especially failing to achieve the intended humor
    a very unfunny joke

  • His great novel is a bitterly funny and bitterly unfunny account of lethal disappointment in the Connecticut suburbs in 1955.
  • And Karl Rove isn't the only one who finds him unfunny these days: Tina Fey used The Daily Show as an object lesson in "clapter," applause that signals solidarity, not hilarity.
  • I have my share of pet Potter peeves including Peeves the poltergeist, who spends his afterlife being eternally unfunny and I'll never get a better chance to air them.
News & Articles

  • 790 The Zone fires Mayhem in the A.M. crew for Gleason “joke”
    The now-former hosts of Mayhem in the A.M. probably suspected that, at some point, the name of their show would have literal meaning. 790 The Zone in Atlanta has announced that the “three individuals” involved in a bizarre and unfunny bit involving former Saints defensive back Steve Gleason have been fired. The station has announced…
    June 17, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
  • Family Guy Pleads for an Emmy With Racy Spoof of HBO's Girls
    Fox's Family Guy has a new "For Your Consideration" ad for this year's Emmy Awards, because Seth MacFarlane's unfunny Rat Pack schtick hasn't ruined enough award shows yet. The latest ad references an episode of HBO's Girls in which someone received a pearl necklace. Hence the Family Guy headline: "Here's a load of comedy to shoot on your chest." Groan. It's better than the lazy Jew-baiting that ...
    June 14, 2013 - Mediaweek
  • ‘This Is the End’: Celebrity party goes down in flames
    A movie review of “This Is the End,” a grotesque, unfunny, self-congratulatory comedy starring Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill and Craig Robinson playing themselves on the night Armageddon hits Los Angeles.
    June 11, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • Michael Parkinson in WalesOnline
    The facts are he did something that was silly, obscene, tasteless and unfunny,said Sir Michael. "He's generously called a comedian. I can't feel much sympathy for him."
  • Tom Shales in International Herald Tribune
    His monologue, part of the fabric of American life, was welcomed back but Carson's writer-less debut in May 1988 didn't draw raves: "The whole show seemed lame," wrote the Washington Post's Tom Shales at the time, "unfunny comic Joe Piscopo,...
  • Kanye West in San Jose Mercury News
    What's so dope about jokes in raps is like you can tell super-duper unfunny jokes, but if you put a rhyme with it, it's like cool,West noted as makeup artists began the aging process. "But it's not a joke that works in really real life."

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