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Tom Scharpling Directed Another Great Music Video for Real Estate

Comedian Tom Scharpling has been making awe-inspiring music videos for cool bands for years now, and his latest, the above video Scharpling wrote and directed for the Real Estate song "Crime," might be his best yet. Andy Daly's Tom Scharpling character totally gives Jon Hamm's Tom Scharpling a run for his money.

Check out the latest video Scharpling wrote and directed for Real Estate, "Days" from 2010," below:

Check Out the Music Video Lena Dunham Directed for Jack Antonoff's Band Bleachers

Girls star and upcoming author Lena Dunham recently gave music video directing a go in this video for the debut single "I Wanna Get Better" by Jack Antonoff's band Bleachers. The video stars Antonoff (who also happens to be Dunham's boyfriend) as a bummed out therapist listening to a string of patients spill their hearts out to him and even includes an appearance by Retta from Parks and Rec.

Eugene Mirman, Ira Glass, and Yo La Tengo Star in a Music Video for a Cool New Comedy/Music Album

Here's "Toymageddon," the first video from the upcoming comedy and music album, 2776. The album, from The Daily Show's Rob Kutner and the Levinson brothers, tells the story of America's past, present, and future with all proceeds going to the childrens charity OneKid OneWorld. The 2776 album is set for release on the 4th of July next year, and it features appearances from a whole slew of amazing people, including Will Forte, Ed Helms, Paul F. Tompkins, Maria Bamford, Patrick Stewart, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Andrew W.K., Martha Plimpton, The Sklar Brothers, Simon Helberg, Jonathan Katz, and more.

Watch Reggie Watts Dance with Yoko Ono in Her Music Video "Bad Dancer"

Here's Yoko Ono and her Plastic Ono Band's new music video, "Bad Dancer," which features comedian Reggie Watts and Jimmy Fallon bandleader Questlove dancing alongside her in addition to Ad Rock & Mike D, Ani Taj & Dance Cartel, Greg Saunier, Heems, Josh Fox, Justin Vivian Bond, Roberta Flack, Yuka Honda & Miho Hatori, and of course, Ira Glass.

'Comedy Bang Bang' Director Ben Berman's Music Video for Mike Quinn Is Pretty Great

Here's a new music video for Mike Quinn's song "I Hope It Goes Away" that Comedy Bang Bang director Ben Berman made for the YouTube comedy network JASH. It's called "The Best Video on the Internet," a boastful title that nothing could live up to, but it's still pretty great nonetheless.

Watch Hannibal Buress Make Fun of a Bunch of '90s R&B Videos

Here's a new video comedian Hannibal Buress made for Complex TV in which he ranks his "five most unintentionally funny R&B songs" and then proceeds to make fun of said songs and to finally put those '90s R&B artists in their place.

Watch Rob Corddry Star in a Guided by Voices Music Video

Here's a new music video from Guided by Voices for the song "Planet Score" that features a ton of familiar comedy faces. Released via Funny Or Die and directed by Mike Postalakis, the video features some familiar comedy faces: Rob Corddry, his brother Nate Corddry, and Corddry's Mom costar Matt Jones, who you probably know best from playing Badger on Breaking Bad.

James Franco and Seth Rogen Remade Kanye West's "Bound 2" Video

Here's a shot-for-shot remake of the Kanye West music video "Bound 2" that James Franco and Seth Rogen made while filming their new movie, The Interview. Franco is playing West and Rogen is playing Kim Kardashian, which is pretty perfect casting. Check out the original video below:

Ylvis Talk About Why "Success Is Not Funny At All"

Spin has a cool interview with Norwegian comedians and brothers Bard and Vegard Ylvisaker, who created the viral video "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" under their stage name Ylvis. While they've gotten themselves a chart hit in the US and an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the duo are more concerned with how their success in America isn't providing material for their still-running Norwegian talk show, I kveld med Ylvis (Tonight with Ylvis).

Bard: We have stupid lives right now.

Must be good material for your show though, right? Bard: Not as much as we'd hope. From a comedy perspective, it's not funny. Success is not [...]

Everybody From Comedy Is In This Arcade Fire Special

After Arcade Fire appeared as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live over the weekend, NBC gave the band a half hour to debut some new material on the network. What aired was this surreal Roman Coppola special with the songs "Here Comes the Night Time," "We Exist," and "Normal Person." The video also includes giant masks and cameos from Rainn Wilson, Ben Stiller, James Franco, Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, Bill Hader, Zach Galifianakis, and a Spanish-speaking Michael Cera.

Here's the Music Video for Monty Python's New Track "The Silly Walks Song"

Monty Python is re-releasing their 1989 album Monty Python Sings this summer with five new bonus tracks, including the above ditty "The Silly Walks Song" with an accompanying music video that might trigger suicidal thoughts if you watch it from a cubicle or any other soul-crushing professional environment.

David Wain Stars with Aimee Mann in a Music Video About the Common Cold

Here's a new video for a song performed by musician Aimee Mann in which comedy director/writer/actor David Wain plays a scientist who cures the common cold. Mann and Dave Foley also make appearances. The song is from The Daily Show's Rob Kutner and the Levinson brothers' new comedy/music album 2776, which comes out on the 4th of July and features guest appearances from Will Forte, Ed Helms, Paul F. Tompkins, Maria Bamford, Patrick Stewart, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Andrew W.K., Martha Plimpton, The Sklar Brothers, Simon Helberg, Jonathan Katz, and more. In December, they released a video for the album featuring Eugene Mirman, Ira Glass, and Yo [...]

Watch Sarah Silverman's New Music Video "Diva"

Sarah Silverman has a new standup special, We Are Miracles, premiering this Saturday on HBO, and she premiered a video for the song that closes the special, "Diva," on JASH today. It comes with helpful karaoke lyrics on screen, but I wouldn't commit to singing along in public until you see you where it goes.

Archer Finally Stars In His Own 'Top Gun' Music Video

The Archer folks are hosting as a panel at the New York Comic Con this weekend, and as a special comic con treat, they've made this awesome version of the "Danger Zone" music video from Top Gun. It just feels right. (H/T Uproxx)