Vulture released this list of “50 Comedians You Should and Will Know“.
Marc Maron’s new TV show, Maron, premiers this week on IFC and in honor of that Splitsider put out this list of 15 of the Best, Most Defining Episodes of WTF.
The third season of comedy documentary series Modern Comedian premiered this week with an episode featuring stand-up comedian Phil Hanley.
Reggie Watts started a new web series, Life on the Road, which follows the performer while on tour.
Chris Hardwick is going to join the late-night team at Comedy Central in the fall with a new show co-produced by Funny or Die with executive producers Tom Lennon and Ben Garant.
Judd Apatow moderated a discussion between comedy legends Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner and the whole thing is available to watch online.
Chris Gethard made this video for IFC to deal with his scenes from Iron Man 3 being left on the cutting room floor.
The 2013 White House Correspondents’ dinner was held last weekend. You can watch comedian Conan O’Brien’s entire 27-minute speech and President Obama’s full speech online
In response to Zach Braff asking fans to fund his follow-up project to Garden State - comedy news site Laughspin released this article covering “Kickstarter abuse”.
Louis CK did an AMA on Reddit today to promote the release of his new stand-up special Oh My God.
Bill Cosby was once again a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and once again, he was hilarious.
Cable channel IFC announced they have a slew of comedy projects in development, including shows from Chris Gethard and Garfunkel & Oates.
Seth Rogen becomes the worst person in the world in this new video from Funny or Die.
Splitsider collected all nine promotional posters for the new season of Arrested Development.
The latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins’ web series Speakeasy features the comedian interviewing Rob Delaney.
Comedy Central has released two new sketches (One, Two) from the upcoming Inside Amy Schumer.
The first episode of Norm MacDonald Live, the comedian’s new video podcast, is available to watch online. New episodes will debut every Monday at 9pm.
Time released this list of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013.
Comedian Amy Schumer was interviewed by Vulture about her new Comedy Central show and the sexual dynamics of stand-up.
The Awl interviewed Jason Ross, a writer for The Daily Show, about writing for free and breaking into comedy.
Cable channel FX is going to launch an all-comedy channel FXX this September anchored by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League.
?uestlove and “Captain” Kirk Douglas of The Roots made another appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as “Black Simon and Garfunkle”.
Stephen Colbert is set to interview Bill Clinton for the first time on April 6 on The Colbert Report.
Watch Louis CK explain the title for his new HBO special Oh My God.
In this article for Slate Tanner Colby talks about the differences between his reporting and writing for Belushi: A Biography and Bob Woodward’s Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi.
To promote a new indie comedy he’s starring in called Somebody Up There Likes Me, Nick Offerman made this video with Adam Scott, Megan Mullally, Amy Poehler, Alison Brie, and Stephanie Hunt.
Jimmy Fallon answered questions for this week’s edition of “Ask a Grown Man” from Rookie, the online magazine for teenage girls.
Fallon also had some help from Steve Carell and Justin Timberlake for the latest in his series “Real People, Fake Arms”.
Comedian J-L Cauvin wrote this piece on all of the things new comics “should” do.
Watch Jerry Seinfeld do five new minutes of stand-up on The Tonight Show.
Laughspin has been covering the comedy at SXSW (Day One, Day Two, Day Three, Day Four).
The trailer for Louie CK’s new HBO special, Oh My God, is now available to watch online.
Doogie Horner sent some “anonymous tips” to Philebrity.
The internet is an amazing place; one that can show us what the credits for shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones would look like if they were produced in the mid 1990’s.
Jon Stewart will take a 12-week summer hiatus from hosting Comedy Central‘s The Daily Show to make his feature directing debut.
According to the NY Post, NBC is grooming Howard Stern to take over for Jimmy Fallon once Fallon takes over for Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show.
The Comic’s Comic shared thoughts on Shaquille O’Neals’ (Ph.D.) theory of leadership through humor.
The Best Show on WFMU‘s Tom Scharpling wrote and directed this new video for Funny or Die following the 2002 audition process for the band The Postal Service.
Joan Rivers’ new web series, In Bed With Joan, in which she has a half-hour discussion with a different guest each week debuted with an episode featuring Sarah Silverman.
Marc Maron’s book, Attempting Normal, won’t be released until April 30th – but you can preorder it now online.
A documentary James Franco made as an NYU grad student over four years ago on Saturday Night Live may finally actually be released.
Glen Howerton of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia recently tweeted this solicitation for scripts from writers.
IFC has ordered a sketch show from Los Angeles-based group The Birthday Boys that will be produced by Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk.
The Hangover Part III is a movie that is happening. And it now has a trailer.
The Onion issued an apology for a joke they posted on their Twitter account during the Oscars that referred to nine-year-old Beasts of the Southern Wild actress Quvenzhané Wallis as “kind of a cunt”. The joke caused outrage from some, and was defended by others (including comedians Matt Kirshen and Dave Anthony), as often the case in situations like this. It also prompted this parody apology from former Onion staff writers at Thing X. Feel free to share any thoughts you may have left in the comments, but please, keep it civil.
The Oscars weren’t the only award show last weekend. The Independent Spirit Awards also took place with host Andy Samberg. You can watch his monologue (and the entire show if you want) online.
The Comic’s Comic tells the real-life dream comedy scenario that happened when Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock performed on stage together at the Comedy Cellar this week.
Submissions for the Out of Bounds comedy festival in Austin Texas are now open. This year’s festival will take place from August 27 to September 3 and is open to stand-ups, sketch groups, and improv groups. Visit their website to submit an application.
Splitsider put together this list of over 70 of Louis CK’s funniest quotes.
Jimmy Fallon debuted a new web series called Worst I Ever Bombed this week with an episode featuring SNL cast member Cecily Strong talking about a particularly bad Second City show. The series will continue with more stories from comedians about their worst live-performance experiences.
To Be Loved & Understood is a new short documentary about Patton Oswalt from director Julien Nitzberg. Go ahead, watch it!
Comedian Pete Holmes has signed with Conan O’Brien to host a late-night show on TBS set to debut this fall that will air after Conan. The 30-minute show will feature in-studio guests and will also host live comedy, short films, sketches and field pieces.
Adam McKay shared some details about the upcoming Anchorman 2 with Empire.
Philadelphia’s own Kevin Hart is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. You can watch Hart and cast member Jason Sudeikis in promos for the episode.
The story of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and their practice of not paying performers has continued to get coverage. This week the New York Times covered the issue with this article in which they talk to comedians Chris Gethard, Matt Besser, and Nick Turner.
Writer/Comedian/Former editor of WitOut Luke Giordano wrote this excellent piece on the tendency he (and other artists) have to compare themselves to their peers and the relationship between success and hard work for his website Everything You Like is Stupid.
The new David Cross comedy It’s a Disaster has been released as a series of six-second clips via Vine as an experiment in social media marketing. The full film will be released through Video on Demand on March 5.
Anthony Jeselnik’s new Comedy Central show The Jeselnik Offensive, in which he and a panel of comedians joke about current events and pop culture topics, debuted this week. You can watch the first seven minutes of the episode online.
Comedian and Twitter darling Rob Delaney was featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week. First, in a segment called “Old People Read Rob Delaney’s Tweets” and later performing a stand-up set.
Splitsider put together this list of 57 books every comedy fan must read.
Watch New York-based stand-up comedian (and frequent Philly performer) Mark Normand make his late-night television debut on Conan.
If you have a free hour, you can watch Dan Harmon talk about himself and his process in creating Community at CommuniCon.
I won’t lie – I’m a little worried at how much I agree with Bro Bible’s list of “13 Hilarious Movies that Prove Our Review System is Broken”.
Andy Samberg talks on Conan about one of his favorite unaired SNL sketches.
Check out this document full of complains to the FCC about Saturday Night Live between 2008 – 2012. Although none of them say “it was better when I was younger” one does flat out complain that the show is “not funny”.
A new Monty Python movie has been announced in which the Pythons will be playing aliens who grant wishes to humans. Robin WIlliams is reported to join the cast as the voice of a talking dog. No kidding.
Splitsider took on the enormous task of creating this guide to New York City’s comedy scene.
Funny or Die produced this 20th anniversary video of The Adventures of Pete & Pete.
IFC just released this short teaser for their new show Maron, based on and starring comedian Marc Maron.
In this interview Dan Harmon talks about his career, and what he would have done with the fourth season of Community if he were still in charge.
The Laugh Button picked their top five funniest Super Bowl commercials.
Not included in their list was this ad for Old Milwaukee starring Will Ferrell. The company only ran the ad in three small markets – but now it’s all over the internet. Great idea!