Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at Amazon.com and support the show!              … more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 2/5

Well, you saw and laughed, got confounded, or possibly were disappointed by the Super Bowl ads this past Sunday. I personally am sort of saddened at the fact that Budweiser… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/29

The fiscal cliff problem’s been pushed back for now, so you don’t have to read up on what it exactly is for a few more months, but, more importantly, you… 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 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/22

The inauguration of President Barack Obama for his second term marks an end to election jokes. To fill that void, watch this week’s 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/15

If you can’t unfix your eyes from Tommy Lee Jones’ Golden Globes face while Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig presented — it was strikingly similar to his face throughout No… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week

While I’m sure that plenty of you keep watching KDOC’s wreck of New Year’s Eve special hosted by Jamie Kennedy, there was plenty of comedy that went according to plan… more
 

Off Limits?: The Comedy World and Sandy Hook

It is January 7th, 2013, 24 days after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT and Anthony Jeselnik, arguably the overseer of dark humor, hasn’t tweeted a… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/1/13

It’s 2013 and some of you, hopefully, might have realized that it’s just another week, because time is linear and doesn’t recognize years. If you’re currently having an existential dilemma,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/25

I’m sure that there have been enough awkward pauses at some type of holiday related gathering that you desperately need a laugh. Whether it be an office Christmas party or… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/18

Rage, melancholy, confusion, and more are all sweeping the nation over the shootings in Newtown, CT. As always with The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week, I’m not offering… more

Maria Bamford, And How Laughter Is the Best Medicine When It Hits Closest to Home

I am a depressed person. Comedy helps with that. More specifically, comedy about depression really helps with being depressed. I’m certain there are people that are more depressed than me… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/11

Need to get the John Travolta & Olivia Newton John Christmas duet out of your head? Need to forget that you could buy an attachment to your bike that makes… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/4

We’re sure you getting a kick out of watching DMX do his cover of “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” on repeat. However, there was more funny stuff uploaded to the… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 11/27

It’s true that Angus T. Young called the TV show that he’s currently on, Two and a Half Men, filth, but not for the reasons for which many of us… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 11/20

Whether you’re hopelessly entangled in the whirlwind supernatural romance or you’re a preening cynical person who can’t stand it, the Twilight Saga has undoubtedly divided us as a people. I… more
 

Why Louis C.K.’s Return To HBO Isn’t The End For DIY Comedy

Ever since Louis C.K.’s announcement that he will be doing an HBO special, ostensibly returning to his roots in the way he does his stand-up on TV, there… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 11/13

People are talking secession from the U.S. Real human beings that live in 2012 are calling upon secession because the person they voted for didn’t get elected this year… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 11/6

The election is finally over and that barrage of political ads will thankfully stop just in time for the barrage of Christmas ads in anticipation of this year’s holiday season…. more
 

Parodying the Parodists

Believe it or not, those goofy parodies of anything and everything that fill every Internet feed of any kind are made by real people. As of late, with the way… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 10/30

It would seem as though the Internet is going through equal amounts of anguish with the announcement of Disney buying up the Star Wars franchise from George Lucas and the… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 10/23

According to the Internet, bayonets, horses, mimicking beluga whales still can’t outdo parodies of “Gangnam Style” and “Call Me Maybe.”  While you take that in, The 5 Most Intentionally Funny… more
 

Tig Notaro’s “Live” and the Future of Comedy Albums

75,000 purchased downloads and somewhere around a net profit of $250,000 are two figures that one wouldn’t normally attribute to a comedy album. Yet, Tig Notaro’s Live has… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 10/16

The whole world watched a man falling 23 miles while the next leader of the free world is someone that the American people have to settle for. By our standards,… more

Apathy/Disinterested 2012: Comedy’s Political Platform

While the entire nation, or at least, certainly, the Internet is caught up in this presidential election, it’s not clear as to why people are tuned into Barack Obama vs…. more