This Week in Comedy: ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Inside Amy Schumer’s Wrapped Up Their Seasons
In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week:
–Silicon Valley and Inside Amy Schumer eached aired their season finales. We reviewed Silicon Valley‘s first year and rounded up the best sketches from this season of Amy Schumer.
-Following the success of Workaholics and Broad City, Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from sketch duo BriTANick.
-NYC standup and former SNL writer Michael Che made his debut as a Daily Show correspondent. We interviewed him about his Comedy Central Half Hour, which airs tonight.
-John Oliver’s net neutrality segment caused the FCC’s comment section to crash.
-The UCB Theatre announced the amazing lineup for the 16th annual Del Close Marathon.
-We took a look at the roots of comedic filmmaking by examining the visual direction of Chaplin and Keaton.
-For its 30th anniversary, Ghostbusters is getting a theatrical re-release.
-We made a list of 11 excellent modern comedy duos, including the Broad City ladies and Key & Peele.
-We talked to comedian and physical therapy doctorate recipient Chris Distefano about his upcoming Half Hour, and what it takes to be a great stand-up.
And here are your Top Five Web Videos of the Week:
Todd Glass – “Was It Better Back in the Day?” (via Funny Or Die)
WOMEN – “Soulmates”
CollegeHumor – “The Hottest Lesbian Kiss Ever”
Funny Or Die – “Amazon’s New Product Revealed”
Ilana Glazer’s Chronic Gamer Girl – “DEATH: THE FINAL FINALE!”