This Week in Comedy: Live Shows for the ‘Mr. Show’ Reunion Bring It Ever Closer
–We got exclusive photos from the secret rehearsal show of With Bob and David, the Mr. Show reunion coming to Netflix.
-With Denver’s thriving comedy scene currently experiencing an exodus to LA, we investigated how mid-sized cities handle the inevitable move west.
-It was announced that on May 2, Scarlett Johansson will be hosting SNL.
-We reviewed the SNL where Taraji P. Henson saved the day, almost.
-Matt Walsh gave us an inside look at the humanity of Veep.
-It was announced that Letterman’s final Late Show guests will include Bill Murray, Tina Fey, and Steve Martin.
-Paul F. Tompkins talked to us about being the king of podcasts.
-We reviewed the new season of Veep, finding comfort in the fact that it hasn’t become a show about the first female president.
–We talked to standup Guy Branum about his new album and life as a gay comic.
-We took a look at how the furry community embraced CollegeHumor’s furry-lampooning Furry Force.
–We talked to Yanni Pappas about his new sports comedy show, 2 Point Lead.
–We looked at the early How I Met Your Mother episode “The Limo,” which marked a beginning of that show’s experiments with form.
-This week in web videos Adam Murray’s Rockin’ Rangers opens with squirm-inducing stakes.
–Watch Jane Lynch join the army in a sketch from our Second City archives.
-We helped you understand the hushed beauty of Ben Jones’ duck stoner series, Stone Quackers.
-This week in comedy podcasts Brody Stevens returned to The Comedy Store, and we told you all about the other podcasts you need to be listening to.
And here are your top five web videos of the week:
The Cat Ventura Show: Episode 1
Jena Friedman – An Interview with Dan Perino (the “Looking for a Girlfriend” guy)
Funny or Die – Dennis Quaid’s On-Set Freak Out: The Full Video
CollegeHumor – Should You Buy A Romper?
Above Average – The MTA Is Not Apologizing