-Now that he’s leaving Community midway through the season, Donald Glover’s next project is writing, producing, and starring in a new comedy about musicians for FX.
-Paul Reubens says he has a director, funding, and finished script for a new Pee-Wee Herman movie and expects to shoot in 2014.
-Daft Punk canceled on Stephen Colbert, but he made a great “Get Lucky” music video without them.
-Speaking of music videos, Mumford & Sons’ latest features Ed Helms, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Will Forte playing them, complete with beards and banjos.
-We interviewed Borat and Bruno co-writer Dan Mazer, Breaking Bad’s Matt Jones, rising stand-up Ron Funches, Fridays writer/director Tom Kramer, and filmmaker David Gordon Green.
-Josh Gad will star as Sam Kinison in the upcoming biopic about the late comedian.
-Fridays, the early ‘80s competitor to SNL starring Michael Richards and Larry David, is finally out on DVD in the form of a best-of.
-We defended Robin Williams, recommended Australian series Please Like Me, passed on the pilot for Diner, and discovered Mary Tyler Moore’s failed variety show, Mary, featuring a young David Letterman and Michael Keaton.
-Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords is writing a fairy tale comedy musical he’s compared to Labyrinth.
-We recommended the week’s best podcasts, the week’s best Vine videos, and this old footage of a bunch of famous actors auditioning for roles on The Office.
-Scott Aukerman is launching a Comedy Bang Bang tour and taking The Birthday Boys and Paul F. Tompkins with him.
-Billy on the Street’s Billy Eichner will play Donna Meagle’s doppleganger on the new season of Parks and Rec.
-The trailer for Bill Murray’s next movie, a George Clooney WWII drama called The Monuments Men, dropped.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Kyle Mooney - “voices”
Brent Sullivan - “Extreme Budgeting: Drinking”
Funny or Die - “Disney’s Vehicle Movies”
Set List - “Neil Hamburger” (via Nerdist)
The Sidecar - “The Death of Blu-Jay” (via Above Average)