-Arrested Development’s long-awaited fourth season debuted on Netflix. We reviewed the first two episodes in-depth, reviewed the season as a whole, and created an encyclopedic guide to the new season’s best gags, callbacks, and running jokes.
-Nathan for You’s Nathan Fielder pulled another Twitter prank, this time devastating romantic relationships.
-A report says that Dan Harmon confirmed he’s been asked back to be Community’s showrunner.
-Vince Gilligan addressed the possibility of a Saul Goodman spin-off to Breaking Bad.
-We talked to Mike Birbiglia about the impending final performance of My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and to stand-ups Jared Logan and Mike Lawrence about their Comedy Central Half Hour specials.
-Maria Bamford premiered the first two videos of her new web series Ask My Mom.
-We reviewed the new Richard Pryor documentary Omit the Logic and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts’s new coming-of-age comedy The Kings of Summer.
-We dissected Andrew Dice Clay’s intentionally offensive comedy.
-We recommended the week’s best comedy podcasts, featuring Christopher Guest, Paul F. Tompkins, Adam Scott, and more, and the week’s best Vine videos, featuring Bo Burnham, James Urbaniak, and Pete Holmes.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Jon Lajoie - “Jon Lajoie’s Kickstarter”
Maria Bamford - “Ask My Mom #1” (via My Damn Channel)
Captain Hippo - “I Expect You to Die #1” (via Above Average)
Noël Wells - “A Message from Michelle Bachmann (Resignation Speech)”
Nick Corirossi - “King of Gripes” (via Funny or Die)