GQ caught up with Ricky Gervais who would host the Oscars…on his own terms. He also is thinking about podcasting again. Patton Oswalt and Mike Birbiglia bring the heat on twitter. Bert Kreischer has a funny story about beer on stage. A streaming comedy benefit includes Bill Burr and Tom Segura. Vulture says if you like Jim Gaffigan and Birbigs you should check out Ray Romano, Chad Daniels and Al Madrigal.