-Improvisational force of nature Jonathan Winters passed away at 87, and we collected goodbyes from four generations of comedians.
-Mickey Rose, original writing partner of Woody Allen, also died this week, at age 77.
-Adam Scott is making another Greatest Event in Television History special for Adult Swim, this time with Amy Poehler.
-AMC is tinkering with the idea of a Breaking Bad spinoff starring Bob Odenkirk, and IFC has shows in development from Chris Gethard and Tom Scharpling, Megan Mullally, Garfunkel and Oates, and more funny people.
-We interviewed David Cross about Arrested Development and the unproduced movies he wrote with Bob Odenkirk.
-Adam DeVine of Workaholics is hosting a stand-up series for Comedy Central.
-Netflix unveiled nine new character-themed posters for the return of Arrested Development.
-We wrote up Nathan Fielder’s Comedy Central show Nathan For You, 2013’s best new comedy, which had a particularly funny episode this week.
-Louis C.K. did a really good Reddit AMA to promote his HBO special this weekend, and we revisited his short-lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie
-We looked at the lost roles of Stephen Colbert, Adam Sandler’s sometimes aggravating career, the comedy scene in Nashville, HBO’s Not Necessarily the News, Jim Belushi’s time on SNL, and Archer’s fourth season, which ended this week.
-We published a guide to standard kiss cam operating procedure.
-We recommended this week in comedy podcasts, including Jeff Garlin interviewing Zach Galifianakis and Matt Walsh on Who Charted, the week’s funniest Vine videos, featuring ones from Eric Stonestreet and Marlo Meekins, and the Twitter feed of stand-up Chris Thayer, which features tweets from stand-up Chris Thayer.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Reggie Watts - “If You’re Fucking, You’re Fucking” (JASH)
Speakeasy - “Rob Delaney”
Puddin’ - “Goodbye”
The Future with Emily Heller - “John Mulaney” (Above Average)
Funny or Die - “Seth Rogen=Worst Person in the World”