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.
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.