Ricky Gervais wants to host the Oscars and return to podcasting

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.

A new Jerry Seinfeld Special coming to Netflix

No filler podcast this Saturday! We’ve got BIG NEWS! Some big announcements came out Friday including new specials from Jerry Seinfeld and Patton Oswalt.  Oh and Amy Schumer is getting a cooking show because reasons.

A new special from Louis CK and a new podcast from John Mulaney and Nick Kroll

Louis CK released a new special on Saturday.  John Mulaney and Nick Kroll have a new podcast, but it may not be what you wanted. Johnny Mac catches up on the new Ken Jeong/Joel McHale pod, Conan had a great one with Patton Oswalt, and Amy Ryan does a GREAT Gilbert Gottfried impression on Gilbert’s pod.

Some innovative social media experiments by Comedians

A must-read from @RoyWoodJr how Coronavirus will devastate comedians.  @SteveHofsteter starts the Social Distancing Social Club on YouTube, @JimGaffigan starts dinner with the Gaffigans, @JoshGad starts Story Time, @PattonOswalt home schools on twitter…and the Netflix Comedy Festival is postponed.  Lots to talk about today.