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Friday, October 12th, 2012

A Hiatus-Filled Week in Comedy

- Community and Louie are both taking hiatuses. Commmunity's is because of NBC's wishes, Louie's is because of C.K.'s. Also, Whitney is on hiatus.

- Fox picked up The Mindy Project and Ben and Kate for full first seasons, Adult Swim picked up Eagleheart for a third, and Jeff Garlin teased a Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9.

- Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, and Paul Scheer teamed up for The Greatest Event in Television History.

- We announced Splitsider and Tumblr's new monthly standup show at UCB East.

- We pondered the misogyny in When Harry Met Sally.

- Sara Schaefer ranked Splitsider's "Top Ten Sexiest Up-and-Coming Funny Young Underrated Comics with Genitalia That You Should Be Following on Twitter Whose Fresh Faces We Love to Watch."

- We hit the campaign trail with Presidential contender Connor Ratliff.-

- We talked to Danny Pudi about the eventual fourth season of Community.

- We chatted with T.J. Miller about some of his sillier audition stories (He did not throw a beer bottle at Lorne Michaels's head).

- We looked ahead at the ex-Onion writers and Adult Swim's mysterious new web venture, Thing X.

- We Follow Friday-ed Abbi Crutchfield.

- We dove deep into Jay Mohr's short stint in SNL's shallow end.

- We learned what it takes to be a Milton Honors Member.

- We dug up The History Channel's History of the Joke.

- We looked at Bill & Ted's ill-fated TV adventure.

- We rifled through Johnny Carson's archives.

 

And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Above Average Network – Sidecar

Bad Lip Reading – Presidential Debate

Funny or Die – The Woman For Mitt Romney

The Onion – Troublehacking with Drew Cleary: How to Know What Words Mean

Jest – Honest Voting Ad