A Hopeful Week in Comedy

- Comic Patrice O’Neal suffered a stroke last week, and we’re thinking of him and his family.

- We covered our eyes with a colorfully knit sweater at the worst movies of Bill Cosby’s career.

- We began our study of the branch of philosophy known as ethnics.

- We charted the evolution of the sitcom family.

- We decided to have faith in the Muppet movie after all.

- We revisited “the television equivalent of Narnia.”

- We talked British comedy with Eugene Mirman.

- We got the inside scoop on Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare movie from BriTANick’s Brian and Nick.

- We got our comedy passport stamped in Finland.

- We got you into the party; now you have to watch Starf*ckers.

- We advised you on critical comedy Halloween costume matters.

- We imagined coulda-been catchphrases for the never-were Weekend Update anchors.

- We tried to explain the inexplicable Chris Gethard Show.

- We cleaned up the fourth wall that Ernie Kovacs broke.

- We reviewed the new and improved(?) Beavis and Butt-Head.

- We wished a Happy Halloween to the voice cast of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. And to you!

Here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Seven Minutes in Heaven with Seth Meyers

How to Talk Dirty


Where Occupy Wall Street Headlines Come From

Sexxxy Picnic

A Hopeful Week in Comedy