This Week in Comedy: RIP Sam Simon
-With this week’s news that a jury awarded Marvin Gaye’s family millions of dollars for “Blurred Lines”, we asked why joke stealing isn’t considered anywhere near as serious an offense.
-Chris Hemsworth brought a little Aussie swagger to SNL, and we broke down the best and worst sketches of the night.
-We looked at how Bob Odenkirk keeps the integrity of ideas at the forefront in his career.
-Reportedly, Sony is developing an all-male Ghostbusters reboot called Ghost Corps from Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd. We don’t know why either.
-It was announced that Zoolander 2 will hit theaters Feb. 12, 2016.
-We dove deep into Seinfeld‘s groundbreaking bottle episode that took place in a parking garage.
–We talked to Ariana Lenarsky about Twitter and using “lol” as punctuation.
-We watched Mel Brooks’ short-lived Robin Hood sitcom.
–Monty Python: The Meaning of Live will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
-Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert brought Fabio to Life in this week’s Second City Archives.
-This week in web videos featured comedy duo Take Loser Bar’s episode Just Add Water.
– A rare 1969 Joan Rivers album will be re-released next month.
And here are your top five web videos of the week:
CollegeHumor – Our Big “The Dress” Sketch
Funny or Die – Office Space with Michael Bolton
Weird Things to Say in an Open Office
UCB1 – Tattoo Trauma: Think Before You Ink
Nerdist – Easy Brains Oven