The deaths of Kim Jong Il and Christopher Hitchens have, thus far, proven to be not a great source for jokes. Filling that void, the 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week touch on absolutely none of that and are, consequently, hysterical.
1. In a glimpse of what Be Kind Rewind should have been, Michel Gondry does his version of Taxi Driver, which doesn’t really have the ominous tone of the original and, instead, goes for a bunch of paper faces and splattering colors.
2. Comedian Asterios Kokkinos does the world’s first stand-up set in 3D. Not that we stole 3D glasses from a theater to prove so, but it’s just as funny in 2D.
3. Patton Oswalt gets one of his most surprising interviews of the year on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Touching on the beauty of religion and Oswalt’s Oscar campaign, Ferguson keeps Oswalt on his toes.
4. One of the best web series of this year, Henry Phillips’ Henry’s Kitchen, finally comes out with next episode of bad cooking all alone in an apartment, this time, on Henry’s birthday.
5. Recent winner of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award Nick Vatterott works out “letter humor” for children on Conan.