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February 24, 2020 04:00 PM MST
Editor's note: "Start with a Smile" is a weekly Monday feature that starts the week off with family-friendly content. This article was originally published in November 2017.
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By  LDS Living
September 11, 2019 02:10 PM MDT
Guardian angels and Jimmy Fallon—it's a rare and hilarious combination. Latter-day Saint comedian Ryan Hamilton recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and received a standing ovation for a stand-up routine that included an array of topics from the pains of running to guardian angels.
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By  LDS Living
July 01, 2019 01:36 PM MDT
Editor's note: This article reflects on Latter-day Saint mentions in pop culture but is not meant as an endorsement of any show or program.
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May 04, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
In a world where comedy often feels like a mashup of crude jokes and curse words, there are still some stand-up comedians who are stand-up acts! Check out these comedians who are beloved by Latter-day Saints for their clean humor.
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By  LDS Living
April 17, 2019 12:39 PM MDT
Latter-day Saints are a peculiar people, and with that comes a peculiar sense of humor and unlimited inside jokes. In order to brighten your day and celebrate some of the best of our latter-day humor, here are some hilariously epic Latter-day Saint parodies touching on everything from missionary work to speaking in church.
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By  LDS Living
April 12, 2019 07:28 PM MDT
From dating to ward activities, there are a variety of awkward opportunities that arise when you put a group of young single adults together! As LDS Living Facebook follower Kirie Close says about the most awkward experience in the YSA ward, "Ummm . . . my entire time as a ward member in it. But it was fun!" Here are a few more of our favorite Facebook comments from LDS Living readers who responded to our question: "What was your most awkward experience in the YSA ward?"
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April 01, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
In 2016, wax figures of Donny and Marie Osmond were revealed at Madame Tussauds' Wax Museum. Donny took advantage of the opportunity to play a little prank on visitors in the museum, and the video went viral. We wanted to reshare this video to give you a few April Fool's laughs.
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December 26, 2018 01:00 PM MST
We bet that you can't say these seven tongue twisters ten times fast. But you'll sure get a good laugh trying!
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By  LDS Living
November 14, 2018 05:08 PM MST
We've seen a few Latter-day Saint lego creations—like a 13,500 Lego-block Bountiful temple and a nine-years-in-the-making Salt Lake temple, complete with wedding groups crowding the stairs.
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November 03, 2018 02:00 PM MDT
We've all had those moments sitting in sacrament meeting or watching general conference when we open our hymn book and suddenly realize a Church song we thought we knew really doesn't mention toilet paper, elephants, or badgers eating squirrels. We've just heard it wrong all along.
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2018 12:00 PM MDT
When it comes to directness and inspiration—saying things how they are while still providing encouragement—no one can top Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. His extensive vocabulary, common sense, poetic language, wisdom, and faith just immediately put things into perspective.
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September 13, 2018 12:16 PM MDT
Here are some hilariously relatable memes and tweets that will give you a good laugh today!
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September 05, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Here's just a typical Sunday for a Latter-day Saint, as told through Disney GIFs:
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August 11, 2018 02:30 PM MDT
Missionary life—most of the time you go through the same routine, maybe a new contact here or there. But, occasionally you stumble on those epic moments when you realize: yes, this is what it means to be a missionary.
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August 09, 2018 09:05 AM MDT
Even if you’re not the sort of person to laugh out loud, these short LDS commercials are sure to bring a smile to your face with their uplifting message and funny scenarios!
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August 03, 2018 04:41 PM MDT
It's a well-known fact that there are many great ideas on Pinterest that are cute, helpful, or just plain clever. It's also well-known that Mormons love Pinterest. It enables us to find new recipes to try for family or church events; it helps us to find inspiration; we can use to share the message of the Gospel; and Pinterest provides dozens of thrifty ways to make our homes look pleasant without spending a lot of money. It's also a well-known fact that some of these Pinterest ideas end up looking nothing like their internet counterparts.
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By  LDS Living
July 24, 2018 08:23 AM MDT
This year, celebrate our LDS pioneer heritage with a good laugh at these 14 hilarious pioneer-based comics and memes.
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July 20, 2018 12:00 PM MDT
Every morning while I was growing up, I would awaken to a whimsical, fairytale image: a frog nestled among lilies and wearing a crown. I will never be able to forget the catchphrase that accompanied this poster, the words etched into my brain after reading it nearly every day: "There aren't any frogs—just handsome princes who don't know who they are." Anytime I think of that silly little frog, a feeling of nostalgia seeps over me, making me smile.
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July 17, 2018 12:54 PM MDT
From Knee-fights to lemonites and everywhere in between, these LDS Church puns are so bad-—you might just call them puns of perdition-—that you'll find yourself chuckling at how hilariously awful they are.
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By  LDS Living
July 01, 2018 09:05 AM MDT
Perhaps most recognizable from her role as the narrator of the popular documentary Meet the Mormons, Jenna Kim Jones is a stand-up comedian with her own podcast, #SorryNotSorry with Jenna Kim Jones. We recently chatted with her about life as a Mormon entertainer.
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By  LDS Living
June 15, 2018 01:00 PM MDT
Need a little "sunshine in your soul today"? What better way to bring light into your day than through laughter? Here are 21 hilarious Mormon memes we found on Instagram and Facebook.
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By  LDS Living
June 06, 2018 07:09 PM MDT
Are your friends off of social media this week? Did your FHE about the Holy Ghost not go quite as planned? You're not alone.
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June 05, 2018 12:00 PM MDT
With the NBA finals heating up, the lives of basketball fans are becoming more intense. In fact, the only way things could get more intense would be if church ball were involved. We recently stumbled on a hilarious song from 2012—Alex Boyé and the Hoodie Boyscouts performing "The Churchball Anthem!"
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May 15, 2018 07:00 PM MDT
We're all still chuckling over the #MormonMafia tweets that took Twitter by storm, but that's by no means the only time Latter-day Saints have taken to social media to express their unique sense of humor. Here are just a few other funny hashtags and the even more hilarious tweets that resulted.
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May 14, 2018 03:00 PM MDT
Do you ever remember those moments from your mission you felt were so iconic, so perfect, so funny, so unexpected, or so off-the-wall you felt like something out of a comic book? Well, 30 returned missionaries recently came together to create the very first book-length collection of missionary comics showing moments they would never forget.
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May 12, 2018 04:00 PM MDT
What with our skills in the art of Pinterest and our love of baking sweets, Mormons know how to throw some pretty epic weddings. But we also have a unique flare and distinctive style all our own. How many of you can relate to these Mormon wedding moments, as told through GIFs?
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April 28, 2018 09:21 AM MDT
As Mormons, we know there are moments that are uniquely ours—like when we forget it's fast Sunday after making breakfast or when we pick up our missionaries from the airport. There's just no denying these moments scream Mormon.
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By  LDS Living
March 28, 2018 02:23 PM MDT
Ready for conference yet? Though we always look forward to the inspiring words from our living prophet and apostles, there is also a humorous side to some of our general conference traditions. Check out these hilarious comics from LDS artists.
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March 06, 2018 02:31 PM MST
When it comes to Mormon culture, there are many peculiar things Latter-day Saints find funny. Here is a smattering of recent Mormon tweets and memes that will bring a little sunshine to your soul today:
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March 04, 2018 10:43 PM MST
Forty years. . .
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By  LDS Living
February 14, 2018 02:14 PM MST
Still looking for that perfect Valentine that says, "I love you, I'm hilarious, and yes, I'm a Latter-day Saint"? Then look no further. We've compiled 15 of the cheesiest and funniest Latter-day Saint Valentines.
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By  LDS Living
January 18, 2018 02:46 PM MST
Need some comic relief? Check out these 15 super funny Mormon cartoons by Arie Van De Graaff that are sure to give you a laugh.
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January 02, 2018 05:41 PM MST
Nonny and Steve Smith received a hilarious gift from their eight children for Christmas this year—a photo album of their grown kids recreating 47 cherished childhood photos.
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By  LDS Living
November 25, 2017 03:44 PM MST
Does your family have the tradition of Elf on the Shelf? If so, this hysterical Studio C video might have you rethinking your family traditions.
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By  LDS Living
October 18, 2017 08:15 PM MDT
From The Conan Show and now the Wall Street Journal, BYUtv's Studio C's unique style and clean comedy has been gaining some traction.
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October 06, 2017 01:00 PM MDT
Ahh, Jell-O! It's a favorite in many Latter-day Saint households and a staple of ward potlucks across the US. We're all for a good Jell-O dish! (In fact, you should make sure to check out the winners from our Jell-O recipe contest.) But there are just some things you shouldn't do with this strange, jiggly treat. Check out our list of things you shouldn't do with Jell-O:
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September 30, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
Now, I'm the first to admit that when it comes to Mormon culture or membership, we haven't worked out all the kinks quite yet. Sure, none of us are perfect and I don't expect a mass translation anytime soon. But you know what? That's part of what I love about this Church.
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By  LDS Living
September 15, 2017 01:56 PM MDT
Did you know laughter makes you more attractive, relieves stress, strengthens relationships, and burns calories?
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August 19, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
From the traffic light to Napoleon Dynamite, Mormons have made a lot of contributions to the scientific and cultural worlds! Here's a humorous taste of what life might be like without them.
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August 17, 2017 03:13 PM MDT
After being named one of Rolling Stone’s "Five Comics to Watch," LDS comedian Ryan Hamilton will be featured on a Netflix’s original stand-up comedy special on August 29, performing a one-hour routine called “Happy Face."
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By  LDS Living
July 31, 2017 10:38 PM MDT
Even for die-hard fans of Harry Potter, the names of Harry's children can seem just plain bizarre. Using this as inspiration, Studio C created a hilarious alternate ending to this classic series. Check it out:
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By  LDS Living
July 05, 2017 01:38 PM MDT
Two LDS friends recently uploaded a parody of the song "I Know It's Today" from Shrek the Musical about how hard it can be to wait for a mission call. Check out this fun music video below and make sure to share it with the future missionaries in your life!
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June 21, 2017 04:04 PM MDT
A video compiled by the Brandon Florida Stake shows exactly what Mormon life is like, all through GIFs. So if you need a quick break and something to make you laugh, check out this charming video:
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June 13, 2017 12:14 PM MDT
How many of you struggle with these funny but accurate addictions?
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June 09, 2017 08:43 PM MDT
LDS comedian Ryan Hamilton recently posted something most comedians can only dream of—opening a show for the legendary Jerry Seinfeld.
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By  LDS Living
June 05, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
We love our Mormon culture, but many of the things we do are just unusual enough that they can be pulled into a really good cartoon. Here are a few from some of our favorite LDS cartoonists that are sure to make you laugh out loud!
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By  LDS Living
May 03, 2017 04:00 AM MDT
From their hilarious proposal story to their catchy family song, Bonnie and Bruce have found creative ways to make their marriage work.
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By  LDS Living
April 17, 2017 03:09 PM MDT
"I don't think anyone has ever played as poorly as you. I was crying laughing," Ellen DeGeneres says of Mallory Willyerd. "Instead of showing people how to play, we show people how not to play using you as an example."
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By  LDS Living
April 17, 2017 01:07 PM MDT
After his knee surgery, Spencer Anderson got fairly emotional at the idea of having to go to a pack meeting that night. While still under the effects of an anesthetic, Anderson shares feelings many of us may have felt on a bad day.
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By  LDS Living
February 27, 2017 01:28 PM MST
After La La Land won five Oscars this weekend—not to mention being nominated for an additional seven more—a lot of people want to know what all the buzz is about. But with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone playing the leads, it's no wonder movie-goers and critics love the quirky romantic comedy that adds many fun twists.
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February 23, 2017 10:00 PM MST
After an hour, we finally arrived at our family reunion in a canyon near Salt Lake City, and I had one thing on my mind. I had to find the restroom.
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February 08, 2017 07:04 PM MST
A broken heart can feel as real as a physical wound. In fact, if you think of it as a wound and treat it as a wound, you will be on the right path for healing. Picking at the wound in your heart will only set back your healing time. It needs to be left alone, and it needs time to heal.
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February 08, 2017 01:35 PM MST
Conan O'Brien raved about Studio C when he featured them on his show Tuesday night, saying the group has managed to do something rare in the entertainment world—keep their comedy hilarious but clean.
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February 02, 2017 02:35 PM MST
Recently, Things Mormons Like on Twitter challenged Latter-day Saints to start church conversations with friends in a funny and completely unconventional way. They asked Mormons to text a picture of the Liahona to their friends outside the Church to see if they could guess what the object really was.
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January 20, 2017 04:38 PM MST
Despite fighting an ongoing lawsuit filed by Warner Bros, Disney, LucasFilm, and 20th Century Fox, VidAngel is moving forward with plans to expand its business.
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By  LDS Living
December 26, 2016 09:00 PM MST
We asked our online readers to share some cute things they're heard children pray for, and the list was just too silly and sweet not to share. Check out this sample of some of our favorites:
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December 25, 2016 10:00 PM MST
The year 2016 has seen many exciting changes in the Church—from the dedication of the 150th temple to changes in missionary dress standards and the First Presidency commenting on the presidential election to major changes in temple and family history work.
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December 21, 2016 01:50 PM MST
Tis the season to be merry. In order to help you have a more holly, jolly Christmas, we've compiled a little bit of Mormon humor with these 15 hilarious Christmas comics from Arie Van De Graff.
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By  LDS Living
December 04, 2016 10:30 PM MST
Where there are Pinterest pins there are Pinterest fails, and over the years there have been some doozies! But as they say, "if at first you don't succeed, share your failures with the world" . . . or something like that. Here are a few of our favorite fails.
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December 01, 2016 05:58 PM MST
Dubbed the "King of Clean" by the Wall Street Journal, it's no wonder comedian Jim Gaffigan does well in Utah.
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