The Funny Things That Happened This Week

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-Here’s the first trailer to 30 Minutes or Less, the summer comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari.

-We ranked every single NBC Thursday night Must See TV comedy in order of quality — all 38 of ‘em.

-Talking Funny airs tonight on HBO, and it sounds awesome.

-We looked at the lost roles of The Office, including all the people who were up for the role of Michael Scott other than Steve Carell.

-Did you know that laughing can literally kill you? Ha…ha?

-Here’s the first trailer for the body-switching comedy The Change-Up starring Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds.

-Will Ferrell has made it clear that he plans to remove Conan’s beard by any means necessary.

-We examined the myth of universal humor.

-FX announced that Louie returns for its second season on June 23rd.

-The Paul Reiser Show is officially on deathwatch.

-We wrapped up our six-month-long series on the history of sketch comedy.

-We looked at the problem with Norm MacDonald’s audience in his new show.

-The accidental comedy masterpiece that Mark Twain called “perfect.”

And, as usual, here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Royal Wedding Hangover

Animated Drunk Dial

Autistic Reporter: Train Thankfully Unharmed In Crash That Killed One Man

Garfunkel and Oates: Weed Card

Things That Happen In My Head: Job Interview