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Comedy, the Emmys, and Making Distinctions

The nominees for Best Special Class-Short Form Live Action Entertainment Emmy are: The Daily Show Correspondents Explain Web Therapy Children’s Hospital Parks and Recreation: April and Andy’s Road Trip 30… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/28

Unfortunately, over the last week, it’s hard to beat the hilarity of an unqualified woman trying to fix a precious fresco of Jesus Christ and then screwing it up royally…. 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
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/21

It is indeed a crucial time in our country, as we just found out that an elected official came up with the term “legitimate rape”. Las Vegas might as well… more

Unfunny Trailers for (Probably) Funny Movies

When deciding to watch a comedy at your local theater, what are the factors involved in choosing which funny movie to see? Do you just care who’s in it? Do… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/15

The closing ceremony of the London Olympics was a rare glimpse into seeing something that’s unintentionally funny at the scale of millions of dollars and thousands of people involved as… more
 

Comedy Is Scared. Are You Happy Now, Internet?

Last week, the New York Times posted an interview with Chris Rock on comedy in which he explained that with all the Internet policing that’s happening, “The sad thing, with… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/7

I’m sure you’re heartbroken that Usain Bolt won the 100m dash yet again and have to see a whole set of .gifs of his various celebrations throughout your social networking… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/31

Apparently, the Olympics have started. I only know this because of my Twitter feed being filled with Olympics jokes in between the myriad of hilarious web videos that has kept… more
 

“The Newsroom” Is The New “Lost”

Weeks ago, when the pilot of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom was seen by critics/bloggers, there was an vicious outcry about how bad it was. Reviews were so harsh, especially… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/24

Well, these are the times when comedy can do the most good — bringing levity to a situation in dire need of it — and that doesn’t include misinterpreting the… more

What This Picture of Louis CK Shooting with a 16mm Camera Means To Me

Pictured above are the reasons that Louis CK is respected, admired, and studied beyond the art form of comedy. In fact, he’s studied and dissected beyond art in general and… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/17

If you are offended by fart jokes, jokes about Batman, or even, dare I say, comedy itself, then I’m not going to tell you that you can’t write your own… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/10

There’s been a lot talk lately about comedy and the controversial things that should and shouldn’t be said. I say, let’s bring it back to the funny and let the… more

America, Home of The Free to Make Fun of Ourselves

Fireworks, BBQ, and red, white, and blue everything is what will permeate nearly every household of the U.S. on the 4th of July. However, if you were to hear… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 6/3

Obviously, you’re going to have plenty of downtime this 4th of July after food coma hits you after a patriotic helping of something covered in BBQ sauce, something deep fried,… more

The Internet Changes Comedy: The Next Wave

The idea that videos on the Internet could be anything beyond that, such as being adapted into movies or series for television, used to seem preposterous. Well, in 2012, having… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 6/26

I can’t help if you were massively disappointed with HBO’s recently premiered drama series from Aaron Sorkin, The Newsroom. I’m not Aaron Sorkin, nor do I hold any sway over… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 6/19

OK, you got a big laugh from seeing the non-parade of L.A. Kings fans after winning the Stanley Cup this week. (EDITOR’S NOTE: Wil Wheaton would disagree. I’d disagree,… more

Comedy Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry… Right?

There it is. It’s been long enough for even those interested in comedy to forget, but a comedian said something controversial and offensive that begged for an apology from some… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 6/12

Having your suspicions fulfilled in being disappointed by Snow White and the Huntsman and can’t get over the fact that Kristen Stewart has a constant look of teenage angst seemingly… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 6/6

Following the NBA Finals and NHL Playoffs? Of course not, because you’re here wanting to see the funniest videos on the Internet made by the funniest people this week. That’s… more

Can “Moonrise Kingdom” Save Movies?

Wes Anderson’s latest film Moonrise Kingdom broke into the Top 10 films list for domestic gross per screen last weekend. This means that before the Memorial Day Weekend had finished,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 5/29

You probably are worried about the possible incoming zombie apocalypse with all the news out of Florida. Take a healthy dose of this week’s 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos as… more