-Maria Bamford gave us a look inside her weird and wonderful world.
-Amy Poehler’s new book Yes Please came out this week and we declared it the best non-self-help self-help book ever.
-Our Second City archives had Bob Odenkirk and David Pasquesi facing off in a heated political debate in 1990.
-Our SNL review broke down the best and worst sketches of a night where host Jim Carrey danced like everyone was watching.
-Phil Lord and Chris Miller are set to write The Lego Movie 2.
-We went behind the scenes of Friends of the People, truTV’s new sketch show.
-NBC announced that Neil Patrick Harris will host a weekly variety show.
-On the web series Speakeasy, Rob Riggle and Paul F. Tompkins talked SNL, UCB and the Marine Corps.
-Jordan Peele announced that his horror movie will be about “the fears of being a black man today.”
-Daily Show’s Jason Jones and Samantha Bee are developing a comedy for TBS, Matt Damon and Benn Affleck are producing a Fox comedy from 30 Rock alum Colleen McGinness, Jason Reitman-produced family comedy Casual was ordered up by Hulu, and Michael Showalter is producing a sci-fi comedy for FX.
-The Daily Show and The Colbert Report will be live on election night.
-Kasper Hauser explained to us how they find joy in the saddest depths of capitalism.
-This week in web videos featured Ben Seeder’s short Todd Halloween.
-Christopher Meloni will star in a digital series called Beef with Michael Cera, Lizzy Caplan, and more, Kyra Sedgwick will star in an HBO comedy about a disillusioned nun, Jason Bateman will direct and star in IPO Man, Joel McHale extended his contract with E! through 2016, and Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana are to star in a French comedy remake of Special Correspondents.
-We discussed how Adam McKay directs at the top of his intelligence.
-This week in comedy podcasts featured How Did This Get Made’s debate on Monkey Shines potential Halloween horror classic status and many other noteworthy podcasts.
-Good news came out for Arrested Development fans confused by season 4 because Mitch Hurwitz is re-editing the season in chronological order.
-We spoke with Veronica Osorio about her three favorite tweets plus capitalizing on trends, reading tweets out loud in a person’s voice, and naps.
And here are your top five web videos of the week:
UCB Comedy: Gary Saves the Graveyard - Episode 1
ClickHole: Watch This Homeless Man Take His First Steps Inside A Brand-New Haunted House
Funny Or Die’s 2014 Halloween Anthology with Elvira
CH2: Ghost Wine: The Wine That Will Scare The Crap Out Of You
Funny or Die: Haunted House Hunters