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.