An Independent Week in Comedy
– Andy Griffith passed away at age 86.
– Eastbound & Down is getting a surprise fourth season.
– Childish Gambino released a mixtape featuring Tina Fey.
– We watched The Delmonic Interviews and heard from the improv guru Del Close.
– We looked at the evolution of Cracked.com
– We remembered Kevin Nealon’s pumped up time on SNL.
-We looked at the 8 promising series Comedy Central passed on this year.
– We followed @MikeDrucker on Twitter.
– We analyzed the “New Woody Allen Trailer” web video.
– We went into the archives and watched a conversation between Matt Groening and David Silverman about The Simpsons.
– We noticed the recent lengthening of Onion headlines.
And now the tippity top five comedy videos of the week:
Jeremiah McDonald – “A Conversation With My 12 Year Old Self”
College Humor – “Call Me Maybe Parody”
The Assistant – “Lasik”
Denis Leary – “Kiss My A$$”
Front Desk – “Author featuring Miriam Tolan”