Required Online Comedy Reading List 5/15

Need a collection of essays, interviews, articles, etc. about comedy or is actually comedy that is good reading? Look no further than here for everything from an expansive piece on Patrice O’Neal to an absurd take on gay marriage by Jake Weisman.

Why Comedians Were Afraid of Patrice O’Neal by Adrian Nicole Leblanc in NY Magazine
And Now, a Message From Future Dan Harmon by Dan Harmon in Vulture
Funny or Die’s new issue of The Occassional (available for download for iPad)
The Laughspin Interview with Lizz Winstead by Emma Kat Richardson
My Personal Testimony of the Slippery Slope of Gay Marriage (NSFW) by Jake Weisman
Giving Chase to Young Love on the Run: Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom with Bill Murray by Dennis Lim in NY Times
Better Off Dead by Bobcat Goldthwait in Vice
6 Creative Career Lessons From Julie Klausner and “How Was Your Week?” by Joe Berkowitz in Fast Company
The Comedy Internet by Kristy Mangel (available for download)
How Best Fish Taco in Ensenada Became One of the Hottest Comedy Clubs in LA by Paul T. Bradley in LA Weekly