-We revisited and defended David Letterman’s notorious 1995 Oscar hosting performance.
-An audience member admitted to raping someone in a monologue at the UCB Theatre’s Del Close Marathon, and we talked about what comedy’s responsibility is to such awfulness.
-We talked to the Campaign Legal Center about what the Colbert Super PAC means for the future of campaign fundraising and advertising.
-Jimmy Fallon’s upcoming SNL hosting gig was eerily predicted nearly to the day on a 1998 episode.
-We looked at the wonderful movies of Commedia all’italiana.
-We gathered up the 11 R-rated comedies to rank in the top five at the box office.
-We looked at the lost roles of Paul Rudd.
-We looked at the best two-part sitcom episodes out there.
-We gathered up some recent scientific studies on how comedy works.
-We looked at the SNL contributions of Anthony Michael Hall.
-We examined the role that comic novels have in today’s comedy world.
And, as usual, here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Seven Minutes in Heaven with Jason Sudeikis
Penis County USA
Nick and Andy: Coming Soon
Photoshop Rap Part 2