Five Days of Comedy

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-Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC released its first two ads, which you can see here and here. One Iowa station refused to run them.

-We examined the philosophies found in the comedy of Louis CK.

-We tallied up the ten best comedy pilots in TV history.

-We looked at eight comedy stars who took unconventional paths to the top.

-We talked to SNL’s John Mulaney about his job and growing up a comedy nerd.

-We met the people behind/beneath the Muppets.

-We looked at the lost roles of Janeane Garofalo.

-The first trailer for A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas was released.

-We took another look at Steve Coogan’s Hamlet 2.

-We took a look at the sometimes-subversive world of Singaporean sitcoms.

-We examined Garrett Morris’s contributions to the early years of SNL.

-We looked back at Nichols and May, the cool parents of modern comedy.

-We talked to a somewhat-loopy Ken Marino about Childrens Hospital.

-CollegeHumor’s Sarah Schneider was hired as a writer at SNL.

-Lopez Tonight was unceremoniously given the axe.

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

Seven Minutes in Heaven with Amy Poehler

John Stamos’ Guide to Cuddling

Paul Rudd Pitches Harvey Weinstein

The Wizard with Patton Oswalt