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Billy Eichner, Bold Human Being, Plays ‘Film Academy Board Member or Great American Novel Protagonist’

Look up the ‘bold’ in the dictionary and you will not find a photo of Billy Eichner because, as it turns out, most contemporary dictionaries do not provide supplementary illustrations.

Mia Lardiere | February 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm

WATCH: Would You Be Able to Survive ‘Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology’?

Save the TV Land executive, save the world.

Mia Lardiere | December 8, 2015 - 5:22 pm

WATCH: Julianne Moore’s Raw Talent Attracts Swarms of Middle-Aged Women

She’s so godd*mn captivating.

Mia Lardiere | December 1, 2015 - 5:11 pm

WATCH: Billy Eichner’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Is Just as Twisted as You’d Expect it to Be

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s just Mila Kunis floating over 5th Ave.!

Mia Lardiere | November 17, 2015 - 5:53 pm

WATCH: Katy Perry’s Cat Doesn’t Care About Her Start in Christian Music, Says Anna Kendrick

Kitty Purry doesn’t care about much, but when she does, it generally has to do with wet food.

Mia Lardiere | October 20, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Tina Fey Fails at New ‘Billy on the Street’ Challenge

In a sneak peak of the upcoming season, host Billy Eichner invites Tina Fey to play a little game called “LaTina Fey.” Fey has to pretend she’s giving an Oscar speech and thank 20 Latino performers in one minute. Watch the video on Huffington Post

Huffington Post | September 29, 2015 - 4:38 pm

Emmys 2014: ‘Billy on the Street’ Does the Emmy Awards

Though awards are normally about its celebrity nominees, this year’s Emmys host Seth Meyers turned the tables around by interviewing regular plebs about what they thought of television’s biggest night. Joined by comedian Billy Eichner, the late night talk show host hit the streets of New York City for a very special Emmys edition of Billy

Gabrielle Chung | August 25, 2014 - 8:57 pm

Watch Billy Eichner’s Meryl-Go-Round

Anyone with even a passing awareness of Billy Eichner and Billy on the Street knows of his love for Meryl Streep. And so in honor of that, he set up this Meryl-Go-Round obstacle course starring five different versions of Meryl Streep: Doubt Meryl, Out of Africa Meryl, The Devil Wears Prada Meryl, Margaret Thatcher Meryl…

Robert Kessler | May 1, 2014 - 10:00 am

In Which Amy Poehler Terrorizes the Streets of New York While Wearing a Pitbull Mask

The last time Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler got together, she was wearing a Mrs. Claus outfit and they were accosting unsuspecting strangers with Christmas carols. This time around, it’s a Pitbull mask Poehler is wearing and the dilemma is a New York classic: is that beloved comedian Amy Poehler or Mr. Worldwide I’m looking…

Robert Kessler | April 22, 2014 - 10:30 am

Billy On The Street Asks: Would You Have Sex With Paul Rudd for a Dollar?

In what has to be one of the most rhetorical questions ever asked by comedian Billy Eichner, the Funny or Die comedian asked New Yorkers if they would have sex with ageless actor Paul Rudd for a dollar.
As you can imagine, the overall response was an enthusiastic “YES!”  …

Barbara DeFranco | April 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Watch Amy Poehler and Billy Eichner Scream-Sing Christmas Carols with Strangers

Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, here’s Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler (who makes the perfect Mrs. Claus) accosting strangers in New York City and forcing them to sing Christmas carols. …

Robert Kessler | December 12, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Billy Eichner and Rachel Dratch’s Pop Culture Haunted House Is the Scariest Thing You’ll See this Halloween

Zombies and axe murderers, they’re scary sure, but is there anything more frightening than someone who’ll take any opportunity to remind you that Steve Carell never won an Emmy for The Office? …

Robert Kessler | October 25, 2013 - 3:30 pm