Things You May Have Missed This Week That Relate to Comedy


-Osama Bin Laden was killed, and late night comedians had a field day. Also: a history of Bin Laden jokes over the past 15 years.

-We did some exhaustive previews of what to expect from the world of comedy this summer, both on TV and in theaters.

-We examined the lost roles of Ghostbusters. Some people who were almost in the movie include Eddie Murphy, John Candy and John Belushi.

-We took a tour of all of the various international versions of The Office, from Canada to Chile to France and beyond.

-Pandora announced its new personalized comedy stations.

-In honor of this Sunday’s Mother’s Day, a second-generation female comedy writer writes an ode to her mom.

-Here’s a list of 43 sitcom soundtracks, in order of how soon you should acquire them.

-Bill Murray is confirmed to play FDR in an upcoming dramedy.

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

President Bush Reacts to Osama Bin Laden’s Death with Will Ferrell

Dildo Sport

The iCarry

Always Open with Dave Koechner, featuring Amy Poehler

Sorry Mom