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Friday, February 15th, 2013

This Week In Comedy: Notes from the 'Party Down' Reunion and an Oscar Edition of 'Between Two Ferns'

-Highlights from last weekend's San Francisco Sketchfest include interesting tidbits from the Party Down reunion as well as a look at The State's revival of Sex a.k.a. Weiners and Boobs.

-We talked to Ken Marino and June Diane Raphael about Burning Love Season 2, and comedian Nick Flanagan about his punk rock roots.

-We showed you the 82 best comedies currently streaming on Netflix.

-Zach Galifianakis hosted a star-studded Oscar edition of Between Two Ferns: Here's Part 1 & Part 2.

-We dug deep into David Letterman's self-loathing.

-Chelsea Peretti and Andre Braugher have both been cast in Mike Schur and Dan Goor's cop pilot starring Andy Samberg.

-ABC moved Happy Endings again and Up All Night once more has changed its multi-cam plan.

-We showed you the cool stuff Brody Stevens, Gillian Jacobs, and Steve Agee are making with Vine.

-More than just Skyfall: At a live show in 2011, Paul F. Tompkins and Maya Rudolph covered Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' "Home."

-We took a look at drought humor, and revisited UPN's horrible Civil War-set comedy The Secret Diary of Desmond PfeifferCharles Rocket's short-lived SNL career, and the lost roles of Rick Moranis.

-We recommend the week's best podcasts.


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

Terrible Babysitters – Episode 1

Kyle Mooney – "love is"

Eliot's Sketchpad – "Gay Dogs" (Above Average Network)

The Kids Table – "How Single Guys Spend Valentine's Day"

Dead Kevin – "Prank Call"

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  • peep

    Yeah! The Kids Table is the best!