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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. 29

More news about Jimmy Fallon’s future as host of The Tonight Show surfaced this week, with the rumor that production will move to New York when Fallon takes over in 2014.

This article from Wired explores how Netflix isn’t just bringing back Arrested Development, but is revolutionizing television.

Here is a list of 13 stand-up routines about real-life celebrity encounters from the AV Club.

Here is a list of seven things we learned from Tina Fey’s appearance on Inside the Actor’s Studio.

Watch comedian Mike Birbiglia tell the story of the worst he ever bombed.

A panel of comedians at SXSW explore “crossing the line” and why comedians don’t care if they offend people.

Watch all of Bill Cosby’s 13-minute guest appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman from earlier this week.

Check out this compilation of scenes from movies that break the fourth wall.

The AV Club posted this beginners guide to comedy legend Harold Ramis.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 28

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.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 27

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.

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. 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. 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.