A Crossover Week in Comedy
– NBC is back at #1 in network ratings.
– We dug up the lost roles of Dana Carvey.
– We collected everything there is to know about Arrested Development‘s new season. Everything.
– We explored our love for David Foster Wallace.
– We talked to Bill Burr about his new special, his alt-room statements, false outrage, and more.
– We looked at the low-key career path of John Candy.
– We visualized Billy Merritt’s six types of improv students.
– We asked which of the lovable weirdos of The Office is your favorite.
– We found Lenny Bruce’s imprint on the comedy world.
– We remembered when Gilbert Gottfried was on SNL.
– We discovered the unlikely lyrical comedy of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice.
– We felt the lasting influence of radio’s great teller of tales, Jean Shepherd.
– We watched Steven Martin guest host The Tonight Show in the archives.
– We followed @ChaseMit on Twitter.
What’s that? You want to see the Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week? Here you go:
Funny or Die — “Cooking with Christopher Walken”
Jest — “Mitt Romney’s Self-Destruct Button”
Rejected Pitches — “The Birds”
HelloGiggles — “Maude Apatow talks to Rebel Wilson”
CollegeHumor — “Mitt Romney Style (Gangnam Style Parody)”