A Triumphant Week in Comedy
– After a long summer break, Happy Endings finally returned. The cast and writers held an awesome live show, which you can watch here.
– Brandon T. Jackson was hired to play Axel Foley’s son in the new Beverly Hills Cop TV series.
– Ellen DeGeneres received the Mark Twain Prize.
– We interviewed NTSF:SD:SUV actress Kate Mulgrew, Onion News Network head writer Andy Miara, accomplished playwrights David Wain and Joe Lo Truglio, Happy Endings stars Damon Wayans Jr. and Eliza Coupe, and stand-up Sean Patton.
– We watched the Eddie Pepitone documentary The Bitter Buddha.
– We examined Tim & Eric’s awkward interview style
– We all the parts Steve Martin almost played but didn’t.
– We rounded up this week’s best podcasts, including shows like WTF, Comedy Bang Bang, and Best Show on WFMU, with guests like Chris Elliott, Jen Kirkman, and Tim Heidecker.
– We reminisced about Pamela Stephenson’s SNL stint.
– We revisited the comedy of Will Rogers.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Funny or Die – “Gungan Style (Gangnam Style Parody)”
College Humor – “Drunk Girl Therapist”
Above Average Network – “The Henkle Factor: The Realest Candidate”
Funny or Die – “Tit Cup”
Harvard Sailing Team – “Intervention: Unfunny Dad”