This Week in Comedy: Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Premieres
In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week:
-Mel Brooks warmly remembered Sid Caesar on Conan.
-Tina Fey’s next movie is an adaptation of the darkly comic memoir The Taliban Shuffle, in which she’ll play a journalist in the Middle East.
-We talked to standup Nate Bargatze about getting started in comedy, Marc Maron, and pilot season.
–Footage of Chris Farley playing his motivational speaker character Matt Foley at Second City before taking it to SNL surfaced.
-A Ride Along sequel has already been greenlit.
-Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman announced the launch of their brand new U2-centric podcast.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Funny Or Die – Boy Search – “Chapter 5: Dressing the Part”
Don’t You Think? with Jared Logan – “Episode 2: Prisons featuring Leo Allen”
WOMEN – “Silly Time”
CollegeHumor – “Vladimir Putin’s Local Olympic Commercial”
The Onion – “SHOCKER: SNL Kills Off Beloved Seth Meyers Character”