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The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 2

Jake’s been handpicking his choice for the funniest (meant-to-be-funny, that is) videos all year, and he’s compiled a best-of-the-best top 20 list, which he’s presenting in 4 parts. Here’s The… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 1

All year long, I’ve been handpicking the funniest videos that were actually meant to be funny (as opposed to people falling down randomly or kids cursing), amounting to over 200… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

The Comfort and Joy of BLACKADDER’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

There are so many holiday TV specials made every year on top of the trove that already exists. Of course, there are the classic ones, usually animated, with the likes… more

Why Conan O’Brien Should Do a Spinoff Show

When doing a television program, the goal is to be entertaining for a specified amount of time in order to have advertisers pay for air time. That’s obvious. However, going… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/20/13: Brody Stevens Interviewing Brody Stevens

Though it’s probably not in the corporate policy of A&E to make assumptions of individuals and their personal beliefs regarding sexual preference, being in a state of shock… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/19/13

You might be focused on Beyonce’s “secret album” or the plagiarism of Shia Lebeouf or the discovery of Neanderthal inbreeding (that’s pretty obvious, right?) over the last week, but comedy… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/19/13: ANCHORMAN 2 Cast on The Daily Show

It’s only a matter of time before there is a list of the best Jennifer Lawrence lists out and about the Internet. Yes, Lawrence is prime for her celebrity and… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/18/13: A Puddin’ Christmas

The Mega Millions jackpot of $636 million has two winners, and I’d guess it’s probably not any of you reading this post right now. Even after taxes, it amounts to… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day at Nerdist 12/17/13: Neal On The Road

Shia LeBeouf allegedly plagiarized renowned comic and graphic artist Daniel Clowes in making a short film about film critics. Man, what a sentence to take in, but there are some… more

Bo Burnham’s what. Released Today on Netflix and YouTube

Whether you’re aware of it or not, comedian Bo Burnham is setting a precedent in comedy specials today by releasing his latest hour what. on YouTube and Netflix. That makes… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/16/13: Conan’s Bill Tull & His Budget Holiday Tips

New evidence has arisen that supports the theory that our universe could in fact be a hologram. Whether the fancy theorems and equations that back up that claim are actually… more
 

Are Dramatic Comedies The Only Way Comedy Movies Get Awards?

During this latest entertainment awards season, you might have read some headline about 12 Years A Slave and Nebraska leading in nominations. Maybe you’ve heard some buzz about Dallas Buyers… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/13/13: THE PETE HOLMES SHOW Stand Up Debut with Gabe Liedman

Between Beyonce’s “secret” album release and Khloe Kardashian filing for divorce from Lamar Odom, I really wonder if people are in as much disbelief as their Tumblr posts and tweets… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/12/13

We’re fortunate that this year is coming to a close without any new supposed apocalypse date that we have to worry/not really worry about. That leaves time and energy… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/12/13: Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler Go Christmas Caroling

Let the Internet outrage begin as the term “affluenza,” a made up nonsense word that claims people, specifically adolescents, are blameless for their actions due to a privileged upbringing, has… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/11/13: Dead Kevin’s Christmas Card Photo

Of the ways that you could live your life and end up wherever you end up, it must be one hell of a road to be called out as a… more

The Routinely Awesome and Huge Line-Up for SF Sketchfest 2014

For going on 13 years, SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival, has not only brought together some of the funniest people in all disciplines of comedy, but, it would… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/10/13: Rejected Auditions for ‘Space Cop’

Somehow, the universe has decided to bring the name Tila Tequila back into the headlines. That’s reason enough for me to not investigate further, but thanks to Twitter, I have… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/9/13: Yo La Tengo vs. Si Se Tango

Beyonce was caught lounging around in an outfit covered in pizza print. I’m pretty sure, on a completely objective level, that a pizza print on any article of clothing isn’t… more

The Anatomy of The Postmodern Prank

I’m not sure what the first prank was, but, I’d bet, since it was the first ever prank without anything to base it off of, it probably involved someone dying…. more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/6/13: Conan O’Brien Learns Commercial Auditioning

It would seem that this year, more than ever, that people are really excited about the Christmas demon Krampus. As the antithesis to pretty much every iteration of Santa Claus,… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/6/13

You might think that “the industry” (unnecessary nomenclature for entertainment industry, specifically in regards to comedy) might be winding down near the end of the year, but, alas, that was… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/5/13: Apt. 8 News – Locked in the Bathroom

So, as I write this edition of this column, there seems to be a small window of time wherein no one online, so far as I have seen, is making… more