This Week In Comedy
–The first trailer for The Hangover Part II was released.
-Louis CK asked Donald Rumsfeld if he’s a lizard alien who eats Mexican babies. Rumsfeld didn’t deny it.
-Ricky Gervais wrote some unsolicited jokes for James Franco and Anne Hathaway to tell at the Oscars this Sunday.
–Amy Poehler’s parents were interviewed, are awesome.
–Community’s Donald Glover released a rap video, announced a hybrid music/standup tour.
-Bill Murray casually mentioned that he has the Ghostbusters 3 script but hasn’t bothered to read it yet.
–The Simpsons created amazing, loving parodies of Pixar, Wallace & Gromit, Persepolis and The Triplets of Belleville.
-Michael Showalter released his book Mr. Funny Pants.
-We looked at what would have happened if Ray Romano, Rob Schneider and Sarah Silverman had been cast in NewsRadio, as they almost were.
-We looked at six comedians we wish would return to standup.
–Cats that look like Ron Swanson.
And as usual, here are your top five comedy videos of the week:
Trails of Tarnation, Episode 1
Hello Dum Dum, Episode 1
Oscar Talk with Mike Tyson & Leonard Maltin
The Neverending Story 20 Years Later