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Eichner returns irreverent game show to streets

December 21, 2012 • Entertainment


This undated publicity photo provided by Fuse shows the Queens-born comedian, Billy Eichner. On his weekly show, “Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street,” the comedian quizzes pedestrians by asking irreverent questions, “Does Lady Gaga look like an ostrich?”, or by rattling off a list of celebrity names and having players confirm if they’re “Dead or Boring.” Prizes range from a dollar bill to a ream of paper. (AP Photo/Fuse, Kareem Black)

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine walking to work on the streets of New York and finding yourself in front of a camera being asked pop culture questions by a kinetically insane game show host.

It could happen if you run into Billy Eichner.

On his weekly show, “Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street,” the comedian quizzes pedestrians by asking irreverent questions — “Does Lady Gaga look like an ostrich?” — or by rattling off a list of celebrity names and having players confirm if they’re “Dead or Boring.” Prizes range from a dollar bill to a ream of paper.

There’s just one caveat: some of the answers are subjective, and must conform to the host’s opinions. Eichner began the man-on-the-street-style game show on YouTube, but last year Fuse picked Login to read more

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