The internet went crazy when a crazy letter from a Sorority President to the rest of her chapter went viral – then to make it better, Michael Shannon did a dramatic reading of the letter for Funny or Die.
Comedians Megan Koester and Andy Kindler teamed up to write this How Not to be a Stand-Up Comedian article for Vice.
Ben Stiller unveiled 12 minutes of his new movie The Secret Live of Walter Mitty and the early word is in: it might be pretty good.
Watch James Adomian star as Marc Maron in IFC’s web series Maron in Space.
Laughspin recapped Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Day One, Day Two, Day Three, Day Four).
Netflix released nine character posters to promote the new season of Arrested Development. You can see them all on Splitsider.
Watch SNL’s Kate McKinnon as Ellen DeGeneres with Ellen DeGeneres on Ellen.
Comedian J-L Cauvin released this video in which he does an impression of Louis CK telling “the classics” and satirizes the praise Louis gets from seemingly everyone.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Last week Bill Cosby visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and had some fun with The Roots. (Part One, Part Two)
Watch Rachel Dratch as Jenna (DeCarlo, not Maroney) in some clips from the original unaired pilot for 30 Rock.
The AV Club breaks down why heckling is still terrible after The Chicago Tribute ran this article defending it.
Watch Will Ferrell and Ryan Gosling Interrupt Jimmy Kimmel Live to Host Their QVC Show Knife Guys.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler talked to The Hollywood Reporter about co-hosting The Golden Globes.
Funny-or-Die plans to expand to the big screen, with a goal of producing two to three low-budget movies per year.
In an interview with USA Today, Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz explains the new season, which will run between 13 or 14 episodes and will be released all at once, has been tailored especially for its new home—Netflix.
Laughspin revealed their 2012 Reader’s Choice Comedy Awards.
Frequent Philly performers The Lucas Brothers will front a series (tentatively titled Vacation Boy$) for Fox’s new Animation Domination High-Definition (FOX ADHD).