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Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 35

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”.

 

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 33

Conan O’Brien gathered some of his former colleagues from his days as a writer on The Simpsons to talk about their experiences writing for the show.

Community and Mad Men star Alison Brie is the guest on the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins’ web series Speakeasy.

Patton Oswalt improvised this 8-minute-citizen-filibuster about Star Wars for this week’s episode of Parks and Recreation.

Was this stunt where Aubrey Plaza tried to steal Will Ferrell’s Comedic Genius Award at the MTV Movie Awards of her own doing or was is more MTV Movie Awards planned chaos? We may never know (or care).

College Humor produced this sketch about Batman starring comedians Patton Oswalt, Pete Holmes, and Matt McCarthy.

Laughspin gathered ten of Jonathan Winters’ funniest television moments to remember him by after his death last week.

Showtime will air Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic a film that “chronicles Pryor’s life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise as one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century” on Friday, May 31.

Funny or Die produced a full-length Steve Jobs biopic starring Justin Long called iSteve that is now available to watch online.

Patton Oswalt posted this message on his Facebook page in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 31

The New York Times profiled Dave Chappelle’s return to the stage.

Splitsider examines if doing stand-up on late night television still matters.

Comedy Central shared this preview for Inside Amy Schumer.

Friend of WitOut (check out Episode 12 of our podcast) Kevin McDonald will be guest writing for the next two episodes of Saturday Night Live with hosts Melissa McCarthy and Vince Vaughn.

David Cross talked to IFC about Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, and Mr. Show with Bob and David.

There is a new red band trailer for This is the End, the comedy featuring all those guys who have been in all those comedies together over the past few years.

Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno address rumors about The Tonight Show in this musical opening from Late Night.

You can see all the pieces from Gallery 1988′s SNL-themed art show online via Splitsider.

Funny or Die produced this American Psycho parody featuring Huey Lewis and Weird Al.

This site sends strange texts to random numbers and then posts the results.

Conan O’Brien became a Civil War reenactor on a recent episode of Conan.

To bookend this week’s Comedy Around the Web with another piece from the New York Times: check out this interview with Louis CK

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 26

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.

 

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.