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The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/24/14: Nate Bargatze on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Amongst all the political intrigue in the news today, you might have caught wind of a story that former TV court judge, Joe Brown, was sentenced to five days in… more

Ricky Gervais Planning on Bringing David Brent Back to TV with Rock Mockumentary

Over the last year or so, you might have heard that Ricky Gervais reprised his infamous David Brent from The Office as the front man for the band Foregone Conclusion… 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

A Helpful DVK Tip on Handling a Friend’s Death Wish

After playing Mark Wahlberg all over America as well as city councilman Roger Thompson, who ran against a cupcake in an election, Dan Van Kirk is finally playing himself in… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/21/14

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 still hasn’t been found, Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps passed away, and Crimea is being annexed to Russia. Knowing those things will do fine for… more

New Season of LAST COMIC STANDING, New Host and Judges

Nearly four years after the last season of Last Comic Standing, the NBC stand-up comedy competition is poised for its return, although, technically, since it’s still a competition, it will… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/21/14: SNL Band Auditions

Twitter is currently banned in Turkey, days before a national election, as a result of Twitter refusing to remove certain links that didn’t make the Turkish government look so good…. more

Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers to Reunite for IFC’s AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY

Even though they’re all incredibly busy with their own shows and numerous movies like Portlandia, Late Night, and Trainwreck, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers are somehow carving out… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/20/14: If Google Was a Real Guy

Years after initially announcing that beer and wine would be available in select locations, Starbucks has recently commented that they’re a little closer to making that a reality. Starbucks patrons… more

Patton Oswalt Will Be an Agent on Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Following our exclusive spot for Captain America: The Winter Soldier today, there’s even more good stuff coming from the Marvel Universe today, as it was just announced that the one… more

PARKS AND RECREATION Renewed For 7th Season

NBC has made quite the run with mockumentary style sitcoms over the last several years. First, The Office, adapted from the UK of course, went for 9 seasons “going behind”… more

Preview Hannibal Buress’ LIVE FROM CHICAGO Available Uncut This Friday-UPDATE: Available 3/24

I know you’ve been on pins and needles, or rather pickle juice and street parades, for more Hannibal Buress since his last fantastic stand-up special Animal Furnace . Luckily, the wait… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/19/14: Ian Karmel on CONAN

The fate of Ukraine still hangs in the balance, with Ukrainian forces now being withdrawn from Crimea and Russian forces taking their place. Though a tense situation, maybe Putin will… more

Rifftrax To Do Total Riff Off on National Geographic on April Fool’s Day

This coming April Fool’s Day is already shaping up to be a memorable one (even if you know some of the surprises going into it). Rifftrax (Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett,… more

Cut SNL Sketches Will Get New Life at LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Many of you might know that the legendary sketch variety show Saturday Night Live often cuts sketches during dress rehearsal before putting together the final version of the show that… more

Monty Python to Record 5 New Tracks for MONTY PYTHON SINGS Reissue

With their live reunion shows that sold out in mere seconds looming this Summer, Monty Python are making the most of teaming up again by reissuing their musical comedy album… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/18/14: Cobra Commander’s Bracketology

A group of scientists recently claimed that they have found the first direct proof that the Big Bang theory indeed happened and was the origin of all life. If their… more

Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey to Swap Hosting Gigs for April Fools’ Day

Nearly 10 years after they both shared a screen with each other on The Drew Carey Show, Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey are in cahoots again, this time, in a… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/17/14: Adult Swim’s St. Patrick’s Day

Since earthquakes are one of the primary dangers of living in Los Angeles, you’d think that when one struck that people wouldn’t be so shaken up (pun intended), like certain… more

Selina Meyer Is Planning Something Big in New VEEP Season 3 Trailer

Armando Iannucci’s much lauded political comedy series Veep is finally almost back for its 3rd season on HBO. Only after two seasons, Veep has already positioned itself as a perennial… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/15/14

Since most media outlets are sort of downplaying the fact that an entire airliner disappeared in what could be, at this point, literal thin air, you should, from this point… more

Line-up For Portland’s 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announced

Once a year, Portland, OR hosts one of the best comedy festivals in the whole of the U.S. and arguably the world, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Oft referred to… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/14/14: Jared Logan’s Don’t You Think

Well, Lady Gaga reportedly had herself covered in vomit during a show at SXSW by a commissioned vomit artist. Read into it as much or as little as you want… more

Comedy Central Orders 10 Episodes of Hannibal Buress Series UNEMPLOYABLE-UPDATE: No, Not Yet

UPDATE: Comedy Central tells Nerdist that it has only received a pilot from Hannibal Buress and, contrary to Hannibal’s tweet below, has yet to make a decision on whether to… more