- Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the Golden Globes, taking awards shows in an exciting new direction that involves the audience staying awake and entertained the whole time.
- In honor of the date Community was originally supposed to premiere, the show’s cast released a delightful new video.
- Adult Swim and a team of ex-Onion writers launched a new website, Thing X.
- Bill Murray crashed a kickball league.
- We dived deep into the world of mobile comedy.
- We examined the tumultuous, 16-year journey to make a movie about Richard Pryor’s life.
- We watched Groucho Marx on Dick Cavett.
- We chatted with NTSF:SD:SUV writers Jonathan Stern and Curtis Gwinn about a story they heard about Kiefer Sutherland watching their show.
- Comedian Mike Lortz wrote about bombing (onstage) in front of the troops in Afghanistan.
- We cast our vote for Icelandic comedy politician Jón Gnarr.
- We reminisced about Finesse Mitchell’s three years on SNL.
- We dug up the comedy of Seba Smith, the first-ever American political humorist.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Thing X - “Think X” with Paul F. Tompkins
BBC Comedy - “Kinky Sex” with Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan
UCB Comedy - “The Lost Takes: When Harry Met Sally”
IFC - “Chris Gethard Does the ‘Ritz Carlton’”
Funny or Die - “Children’s Theater Critic” with Alfred Molina