Here Are Two Vastly Different, Similarly Fun Videos
What do Jared Kushner and a trio of Greasers have in common? Yes, loved ones who obsessively groom their ridiculous hair but also: this week’s column! We’ve highlighted two contributions that don’t seem to share much DNA at surface level. Upon digging a little d... [Read More]
Anthony Gaskins & Carl Foreman, Jr.? You Should Know
A web series about two teachers at a fancy New York middle school? Sure. Sounds like a web series. Frank & Lamar is that. It’s on IFC’s digital incubator, Comedy Crib, and features actors from the UCB community and is the right length for a web series, and appears on the web. Ye... [Read More]
‘Three Women’: A New Short with an Old Method
From the opening frame, Three Women brought back the smell of Blockbuster Video. Not the smell of bulldozed drywall dust in 2007, the smell of candy and freshly vacuumed carpeting in 1996. From the lounge-y tinsel town score to its muted golden glow and perseverating dialogue, watching thi... [Read More]
Take a Moment to Relax with Kerri Kenney in ‘Painting with Joan’
We’re in the middle of a very intense political news day, and when things get stressful, it’s important to take a moment to breathe, relax, and rekindle your creative side. So it’s perfect timing that Jash released a new video today starring Kerri Kenney as a Bob Ross-esque painter... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom Made an Emmy Campaign Video About Why She Hates Emmy Campaign Videos
Sure, Rachel Bloom can say she’s a Golden Globe winner for her performance in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, but don’t assume that means she cares about awards shows. Like fellow comedian T.J. Miller, Bloom recognizes that awards – more specifically, the way TV stars  shamelessly c... [Read More]
Please Allow Paul F. Tompkins to Teach You How to Tie a Bow Tie
It’s an indisputable fact that Paul F. Tompkins is a classy, distinguished man with impeccable style and a lifelong love for bow ties, so there’s truly no better person to star in the bow tie tutorial video @midnight posted on Twitter today. It looks pretty complicated and intimidating, ... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Shows Off His Basketball Skills in a New Video for ‘The Kicker’
Bobby Moynihan might have just left SNL after nine seasons, but that hasn’t stopped him from starring in a brand new video from Above Average’s The Kicker released today. In the video, Moynihan plays an insurance middle manager/very regular guy named Brad who attempts to compete with the... [Read More]
‘Ba dum tss’: One Small Joke, One Big Laugh
From New York comedian Evan Krumholz comes a quick hit that’s good for a Wednesday LOL. Simple, imaginative, and relatable, his contribution checks all boxes for a strong piece of sketch. Should he have ended things right after the button? Yes, probably, but the merit of the idea and... [Read More]
Love Dramedies About Comedians? Watch Totally Real Show ‘Cuplicated’
Is Vioobu a real streaming platform created by, directed by, edited by, showrun by, and starring Clip Cup’s Craig Healy, or a rouse by some very talented, very committed comedians? Only you can decide. YOU. Because I’m not blowing it. Though we (or, you) may never know the hard... [Read More]
Two Weird Videos You Should Watch Today
Sometimes there are days in the This Week in Web Videos column where we profile not one but two projects we feel you, our audience, should be aware of. Today is one of those days. We bring for your consideration and (we hope) enjoyment two perverse descents into comedic absurdity. Let us know what y... [Read More]