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December 16, 2010 18:28 ET

Just in Time for Christmas, CafePress and Funny Or Die Announce Official Merchandise Shop -- Now Open for Funny Business

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2010) - Funny online video-watching aficionados of the world can officially unite today as Funny Or Die launches an official online store front in partnership with CafePress, the leading source for high quality customized products. For the first time Funny Or Die will offer t-shirts and other merchandise inspired by fan-favorite videos, logo gear and merchandise designed by the fans themselves.

For the shop launch, Funny Or Die artists have created three premiere designs sure to capture interest of the fans of popular viral video gems such as "The Landlord," "Green Team" and "Bat Fight," all starring Will Ferrell. 

In addition to official designs and logo gear, shoppers will also have access to a unique Fan Page featuring merchandise designs created by Funny Or Die fans. Exclusive to CafePress, Fan Pages are part of CafePress' FanFare program, a unique agreement structured between CafePress and a licensing property allowing fans to further engage in their favorite media properties and brands by submitting designs for sale on the site. Fans interested in submitting Funny Or Die designs, and receiving a commission for every sale, can visit the Funny Or Die Fan Page to learn more. 

"Funny Or Die and CafePress share a large online community of folks looking for funny and entertaining content, now our communities can share their love for humor by finding and making t-shirts and gear inspired by hits like the Landlord," says Amy Maniatis, Vice President of Marketing at CafePress. "This partnership is an exciting extension to our entertainment fan pages, not only can entertainment and pop culture fans find and create designs for their favorite TV shows and movies, now they can find and create merchandise for their favorite Funny Or Die videos like the Landlord."

"Fans have been asking about Funny Or Die t-shirts and merchandise ever since the company began," says Patrick Starzan, Vice President of Marketing at Funny Or Die. "We are really excited about the premiere designs we created and of course -- the designs to come -- from our fans."

All of these designs will be available on apparel, drinkware, tote bags, stickers and more -- a perfect gift for anyone on your list who needs a little more humor in their life. Especially for a little bit of sanity during those holiday get-togethers laden with fruitcake and ugly sweaters.

About CafePress
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month, more than 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. Launched in 1999, CafePress has empowered individuals, non-profits and businesses to create, buy and sell customized merchandise online using the company's unique print-on-demand and e-commerce services. Today, CafePress is a growing network of over 6.5 million members who have unleashed their creativity to transform their artwork and ideas into an impressive catalog of over 250 million unique gifts.

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About Funny Or Die
Since its inception, three years ago, Funny Or Die (www.funnyordie.com) has emerged as an award-winning, top destination for comedy on the web. With hundreds of exclusive celebrity videos and a steady stream of huge viral hits, Funny Or Die has become the "place to be seen" for comedic celebrities, and the obvious destination for a daily comedy fix. The site averages over 8 million unique users per month and over 30 million video views per month. Funny Or Die's founders are Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy. Judd Apatow is also a principal partner in Funny Or Die.