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Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 18

The Comic’s Comic posted this interview with David Letterman and highlights from his Kennedy Center Honors ceremony.

Splitsider reviewed the past year in comedy movies, comedy podcasts, television comedy, web videos, and comedy books.

Huffington Post Comedy named their funniest people of 2012.

Sara Schaefer has some advice for comedy writers looking to submit to a late night show.

In the book “Make ‘Em Laugh” some of today’s most famous comedians reminisce about their beginnings at The Comic Strip.

Mandatory.com counted down the 100 Funniest Tweets of the Year.

Splitsider broke down the current season of Saturday Night Live with their midseason report.

The Comedy Bureau listed their 100 best things in comedy in 2012.

Al Martin, owner of the Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and Greenwich Village Comedy Club, discusses how he knows when a comedian is ready to “make it” in the comedy business.

Bill Burr gives a hilarious tour of The Rose Bowl and Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 15

Vanity Fair published this oral history of Freaks and Geeks.

Laughspin named their ten best comedy albums of 2012.

Gawker has the entire 66-page proposal that scored Lena Dunham a $3.7 million book deal.

The 2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon is now accepting submissions.

ABC is developing a cop comedy starring Hannibal Buress.

Breaking Bad released this Season 4 blooper reel.

Check out this Bill Murray character matrix created by Vulture.

Read Louis CK’s answers to a Proust Questionnaire from Vanity Fair.

This wonderful headline says that They Made too Much Arrested Development. Too much? No such thing, right?

Splitsider profiled Eugene Mirman on cutting his own path in comedy.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 14

Watch Chris Gethard travel to New Jersey diners to try to have them put his headshot on the wall in this short from IFC’s Adopt-A-Comic series.

Bill Murray was interviewed by The New York TimesWhy wouldn’t you want to read that?

In this interview with Pitchfork Weekly Tig Notaro discusses her most recent special Live.

In the latest episode of his web series Speakeasy Paul F. Tompkins talks to Aziz Ansari about stand-up and suits.

Tracy Morgan did his own special rendition of Twas the Night Before Christmas with Jimmy Fallon.

Did you know that stand-up comedy is hard? Vice columnist Harry Cheadle found that out when he tries it for the first time in the second episode of their All Around Losing series.

Here’s an interview Judd Apatow did with Chris Rock as part of the Vanity Fair comedy issue that Apatow guest edited.

The first episode of Joe DeRosa and Nikki Glaser’s web series We Should Break Up premiered this week. You can watch it online.

In this clip from The Simpsons Mr. Burns explains the fiscal cliff to all of us common folk.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 12

Splitsider talked to some prominent improvisers about the concept of game.

In this clip from The BS Report Bill Simmons interviews Bill Hader about his SNL character Stefon.

Here is an animated Thanksgiving special that Larry David wrote for Funny or Die.

Laughspin thought it was important to share this open letter to Paul F. Tompkins that was originally posted on Reddit, and so do we.

Conan O’Brien interviewed Judd Apatow (for a whole hour) for his internet project Serious Jibber-Jabber.

In this interview with Splitsider Kyle Kinane talks about his early days as a stand-up in Chicago, his upcoming hour special (which premieres November 24 — watch preview clips here), and more.

Comedian Rory Scovel has a new television deal with ABC and Laughspin would like to tell us why that makes perfect sense.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 11

Remember how we told you that former Philly comic David Ray Agyekum was one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” for 2012? Well, now you can watch the show from the New York Comedy Festival online.

Bonnie McFarlane and Rich Voss have a new film with a new look on the tired old topic that “Women Aren’t Funny.”

Fred Armison and Carrie Brownstein have released a new book: Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors.

Seven years after his death, a feature-length movie about iconic Tonight Show host Johnny Carson, is in the works.

Anchorman Two might be a musical. That’s pretty awesome.

In honor of Movember, here’s some mustache motivation from Nick Offerman.

Cracked shares six insane (but convincing) theories about kid’s shows.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 10

Ellen DeGeneres won the 2012 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. You can watch the entire broadcast online.

Have you ever wondered how much money comedians earn from different jobs? 

Here’s a clip of Chris Rock talking about Eddie Murphy from a tribute to Murphy that will air November 14 on SPIKE.

It certainly seems like Bob Odenkirk has been busy lately.

Here’s a clip from California radio station KCRW of various comedians talking about how they spent their election night.

This parody of Louie from last week’s episode of Saturday Night Live (hosted by Louis C.K.) has been everywhere this week, but in case you haven’t seen it — there it is.

Rooftop Comedy has this video of Tom Hanks doing stand-up to prepare for his role in the 1988 film Punchline.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 9

Of course we are going to share that Patton Oswalt is this week’s guest on Paul F. Tompkins’ Speakeasy web series.

Scott Moran’s documentary series about the lives and work of stand-up comedians, “Modern Comedian,” will live on with a new distribution deal with PBS Digital Studios.

While Hurricane Sandy shut down much of New York David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon went ahead with their tapings, despite the absence of studio audiences.

Jimmy Pardo is hosting a new show on the Nerdist Channel based on his live show Write Now! Watch the first episode here.

Vulture talked to Monty Python’s Terry Jones about the upcoming Graham Chapman biopic.

NBC finally confirmed this week that Community’s fourth season premiere will be on Thursday, February 7 at 8pm.

With news that The Farm, the spinoff of The Office centered around Dwight Schrute and his family won’t be picked up by NBC, Splitsider examined 10 other spinoffs that almost were.

Louis C.K. is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, which they promise will happen no matter what in these promos.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 7

In Bill Murray news, the man who is a hero to us all (or should be, at least) crashed a New York City kickball game last week.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been named co-hosts of The Golden Globes – everyone rejoices.

Attention, attention! Ricky Gervais has a contest that will grant one stand-up comedian with a three-minute spot to perform on Conan.

Here’s a video of Louis CK being interviewed by Tony Hawk. Yes, that Tony Hawk.

Check out this parody of TED talks from The Onion.

The Comic’s Comic has 12 reasons to watch the 2012 Night of Too Many Stars on Comedy Central.

The Spit Take wrote this review of Sean Patton’s new album, Standard Operating Procedure.

This is a preview for the new 20 chapters of R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet. And if you don’t think that’s comedy related, then you don’t know anything about comedy.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 6

Tig Notaro released her special, Tig Notaro: Live via LouisCK.net. The set, recorded at Largo in Los Angeles, covers the very personal material of Noraro’s recent breast cancer diagnosis (and, as you’ve probably heard already, is amazing). You can purchase the special for $5 online.

Comedian Rob Riggle released this video offering his special services as part of the lead-up  to Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars.

Amy Poehler revealed the six bizarre habits of her Parks and Recreation co-star Adam Scott.

Heres the story of how SNL won a bid to have the one and only Big Bird as a guest on last week’s show.

Splitsider shared everything there is to know about the new season of Arrested Development.

Comedians Bill Burr, Joe DeRosa, and Robert Kelly released their book CHEAT: A Man’s Guide to Infidelity this week sharing the wisdom, advice, and humor they picked up through their romantic indiscrecions. You know, if you’re into that sort of thing.

GQ posted this oral history of Cheers for the 30th anniversary of the show’s debut.

Fans of FX’s Louie (and who isn’t) will have to wait until the Spring of 2014 for Season 4.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 5

Splitsider and Billy Merritt illustrated the Six Different Types of Improv Students.

Comedy Central revamped their Jokes.com page, where you can watch classic clips and highlights from the latest stand-up specials and series, read about stand-up, tweet about stand-up, live, breathe, dream stand-up.

Creative fans have the chance to win a walk-on role in the new season of Arrested Development.

They gave away some Emmy Awards for comedy at the Emmy Awards.

Bill Burr talked to Splitsider about his new special, his alt-room statements, false outrage, and more.

Here’s an anthology of animated GIFs from South Park. Why not?

Chris Parnell and Deon Cole reveal the iPhone 5’s secret sexy feature on Conan. Chris Parnell makes everything better.