-Chicago comedy and theater great Sheldon Patinkin died at 79.
-We broke down the economics of internet comedy videos.
-We debated whether all standup comics should write their own jokes.
-You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman is a book that takes a look at Hartman’s enduring legacy.
-Tymberlee Hill gave us an inside look at Marry Me, Hotwives, and Drunk History.
-Sam Morril shared what it’s like living the standup life.
-Chelsea Peretti talked with us about the new season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, writing for SNL, and her new Netflix special.
-We broke down what you can expect from SNL in Season 40.
-This week The Chris Gethard Show returned to public access.
-We looked at the dark and absurd sci-fi comedy Space Station 76.
-Saturday Night’s Children examined Chevy Chase’s short career on SNL.
-This week’s Second City Archives unearthed a clip of Steve Carell and Amy Sedaris talking insomnia in a 1993 sketch.
- We explored the origins of David Letterman’s Top Ten List.
-The Paley Center for Media let us revisit the surreal world of Viva Variety.
-CollegeHumor launched a new YouTube channel for experimental comedy.
-The Humor Section featured an original piece by Evan Waite called “The Real Israeli-Palestinian Crisis is My Lack of Knowledge About It.”
-This Week in Web Videos featured the comedy of Jay Weingarten.
-This Week in Comedy Podcasts reviewed Down with Joe DeRosa’s Batman episode and more.
-Jonah Ray launched a comedy/music record label.
-On November 25th Bob Odenkirk releases his new album Amateur Hour.
-Jerrod Carmichael promoted his HBO special Love at The Store by sponsoring a pee-wee football team.
-Sarah Silverman revealed she is developing a Broadway musical adaptation of her memoir The Bedwetter.
-James Franco’s SNL documentary is available today on Hulu Plus.
-The latest trailer for Seth Rogen’s new movie The Interview dropped.
-USA’s Benched will premiere October 28th and stars Eliza Coupe.
-NBC bought two comedies from John Krasinski.
-Happy Madison is producing a Real Genius TV reboot for NBC.
-Key and Peele are making a movie starring substitute teacher Mr. Garvey.
-Bill Lawrence is producing an autobiographical sitcom starring Tommy Johnagin.
-Ellen Page and Kate Mara made the perfect team in Tiny Detectives.
-John Oliver hosted a beauty pageant with Kathy Griffin.
-Bo Burnham repeats stuff in his new music video.
-Ask Lena is Lena Dunham’s new web series where she gives fans advice.
And here are your top five web videos of the week:
Funny or Die: Tiny Detectives
Bo Burnham: Repeat Stuff
Hack Into Broad City: Ilana Hates Gum
CollegeHumor: Even Worst FDA Cigarette Warnings
Above Average: John Early: Celebrity Correspondent ft. Kate McKinnon