Macaulay Culkin Hoping Some 'Funny Or Die' Writer Comes Up With Video Idea For Him

Top Headlines


‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:

50 Years Of ‘Star Trek’

Star Trek, the science-fiction show about the crew of the starship Enterprise, premiered 50 years ago today on NBC, spawning a cult following and decades of spin-offs. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s 50-year history

How Big-Budget Movies Flop

Despite the recent box-office failures of Exodus, Ben-Hur, and Gods Of Egypt, studios continue to fund big-budget movies they hope will achieve blockbuster success. The Onion provides a step-by-step breakdown of how one of these movies becomes a flop:

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 30, 2016

ARIES: Sometimes in life, you just need to stop whatever it is you’re doing and take a step back. Actually, maybe it’s two steps back. Yeah, that’s good. Keep going. The stars will let you know when you’re far enough.

‘Rugrats’ Turns 25

This August marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Rugrats, the beloved Nickelodeon cartoon about intrepid baby Tommy Pickles and his group of toddler friends. Here are some milestones from the show’s nine-season run

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 9, 2016

ARIES: Your life’s story will soon play out in front of movie theater audiences across the country, though it’ll only last about 30 seconds and advertise free soft drink refills in the main lobby.

Director Has Clear Vision Of How Studio Will Destroy Movie

LOS ANGELES—Saying he can already picture exactly what the finished cut will look like on the big screen, Hollywood film director Paul Stanton told reporters Wednesday he has a clear vision of how studio executives will totally destroy his upcoming movie.
End Of Section
  • More News
Up Next

Macaulay Culkin Hoping Some 'Funny Or Die' Writer Comes Up With Video Idea For Him

LOS ANGELES—Saying that it would likely be amusing and very popular, actor Macaulay Culkin told reporters Tuesday that he hopes staff writers at the website Funny Or Die are currently coming up with ideas for a parody video he could star in. “There has to be someone over there in his late 20s who loves making fun of the 1990s and has me in mind for something,” said the 32-year-old former child star, adding that he imagines a video of no more than three minutes in length that would show viewers he isn’t afraid to poke fun at his own career, but would also pay homage to his place in pop-culture history. “I’m sure they’ve batted my name around before, and maybe a few ideas have been bounced off producers. They could do something where I’m at home alone as an adult and Daniel Stern and Joe Pesci keep trying to break into my house—like it’s just this annoying routine that’s become part of my life. Or it’s like a parody of My Girl where a swarm of angry bees attacks me at the end of every shot. But I’m just spitballing here—this is in their wheelhouse, so I'll let them come up with the ideas.” At press time, Culkin said he would be open to lampooning the end of The Good Son where he falls off a cliff, but instead of plummeting to his death, his shirt becomes snagged on a tree branch and he’s forced to make awkward conversation with Elijah Wood.


Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

X Close