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

 

Nerdist Goes To The MTV Movie Awards

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Building The Perfect Super Bowl Ad

It would seem, based off the 2012 Super Bowl, that the people responsible for the Super Bowl ads, which are famously known to cost over a million dollars in air… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 2/8

There is no doubt that the last touchdown of this year’s Super Bowl by the Giants’ Ahmad Bradshaw might be one of the funniest plays in Super Bowl history. Of… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

No One’s Talking About Christopher Plummer (But They Should Be)

“For Best Supporting Actor, the award goes to Christopher Plummer, Beginners.” That announcement has been made at the SAG Awards, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, the Golden Globes, and very… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 2/1

Today, the Internet is passing around this clip of Kristen Bell having a near meltdown over a sloth on the Ellen Degeneres Show, which is exactly the type of unintentionally… more

Comedians Can Dance

Some might think that people involved in comedy are all insecure wallflowers that would rather stare at a Dixie cup and think of jokes and sketches rather than dance. Well, “… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/25

Looking for the antithesis of the bad singers auditioning on American Idol? If so, this is the place to find really funny clips of and by really funny people instead… more

People Aren’t Funny

There has been a big brouhaha lately about whether and how women are funny. The recently deceased Christopher Hitchens, Jerry Lewis, and most recently, comic and former Letterman comedy booker … more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/17

It seems to have been decided by the Twitter-sphere that Ricky Gervais “lobbed it over the plate” with his hosting duties at this year’s Golden Globes. If it is truly… more
 

‘Funniest’ Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

Often times, such as orientation day at college, a person designated to “break the ice” between a group of strangers will ask, “What’s the funniest joke you know?” or “What’s… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/11

An unintentionally funny video would be one of two girls dancing at a dive bar with no one else on the dance floor, then me, thinking I’m going to impress… more

LA Needs A Riot (A Comedy Festival By That Name, That Is)

Comedy is hard. Putting together an arts festival is also hard. Los Angeles is, arguably, the city closest to space in the sense that if you scream, no one can… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/4

The panic and chaos that’s inevitably going to occur this year from even the suggestion of the world ending would have made for a whole wave of entertaining “hauling videos”… more

Doing Stand-Up Comedy as a New Year’s Resolution

It’s an observable phenomenon every January 1st that many people opt to do stand-up comedy as their New Year’s Resolution. Currently, I am a stand-up comedian residing in Los Angeles,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/28

This week, I’m doing a holiday edition, and yes, I know that Christmas is over, but there are plenty of funny videos that comedians came up with over the last… more
 

The Comedies That Christmas Forgot

It’s that time of year again where many of us are waiting for TBS to air A Christmas Story on repeat for an entire day. No matter what you believe… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/20

The deaths of Kim Jong Il and Christopher Hitchens have, thus far, proven to be not a great source for jokes. Filling that void, the 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos… more

Do Not Steal From Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. posted a statement on his website yesterday regarding his latest special “Live From the Beacon Theatre” claiming that he made around $200,000 in profit. He explained… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/13

Fortunately no one caught video of me becoming self-aware of how expensive tickets at ArcLight Hollywood have become ($16 that will now be spent on mandatory inexpensive Christmas presents) and… more

Nope, It’s Pretty Far From the End of Comedy

A few weeks ago, the New York Times ran an article by Neil Genzlinger that used the idea that new sitcoms are repetitive as a justification to declare the “End… more

“Touché” Indeed, Ryan Stout

The most revered comedians of today, Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, and even the late Patrice O’Neal have all contributed to a trend in stand-up that rejects the… more
 

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/6

If you’re like me and watching Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia has been the impetus for you listening to Tristan and Isolde (the main score for the movie) for at least… more

The Beards of Comedy’s “Cardio Mix”: A Review

There are many bands of comedians that unite under some socio-economic or racial banner as to make themselves more palatable to a broader audience. They’ll go unnamed, though I’m sure… more

Laugh, Don’t Cry for Patrice O’Neal

Comedian Patrice O’Neal passed today at the age of 41. Though he suffered a stroke over a month ago, it’s news that still has struck a blow to the world… more