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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool

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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

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… 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
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/4/13: Mike Birbiglia on Kimmel

The announcement of the actress to play the latest on-screen version of Wonder Woman came today and I have to believe that you’ll have time between frantically Googling/Google Image… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/3/13: Deadline – The Nikki Finke Story

You might have heard that online selling giant Amazon is attempting to employ drones to deliver small packages to your doorstep. While it’s wishful thinking in trying to make the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/2/13: How To Sharpen Pencils with David Rees

After the emotional, financial, and gourmand blitz of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Thanksgiving weekend, and this Cyber Monday, I hope that you’ll all be glad to come upon a science headline… more
 

The State of The Suit and Tie on Late Night

When one thinks of late night talk shows, a knee jerk response might bring to mind images of a fake city backdrop, a classy, but not overwrought stage, the silhouette… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/29/13: Kurt Braunohler Beats Up a DJ, Sort of

It’s Black Friday and you’ve probably made it home safe with presents that “aren’t for you”. Well, I hope you made it home safe from either people stiff arming each… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/28/13

The comedy world seemed to be rushing to get everything in order in whatever way that plays out before the Thanksgiving holiday. Patton Oswalt’s next special, more great pilot orders,… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/28/13: Why Would You Eat That Challenge-House of Cards

It’s Thanksgiving and whether you’re with family, have to be with family, decidedly not anywhere near your family, I’m sure you’re looking forward to a turkey/ham/vegan option/not… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/27/13: Arscheerio Paul Meets Arsenio Hall

I just saw a headline that reads “Seahorses stalk their prey by stealth” as seahorses are apparently fearsome predators and, as the editor probably intended, could not help but snicker…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/26/13: Sean Patton and His Little Brother’s Neuralyzer

People seem to be fixated on Kanye West’s latest music video for ‘Bound 2′ in how sexually suggestive it is with wife Kim Kardashian, which, for me, to be seems… more