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

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Watch Exclusive Clip of Jason Bateman’s BAD WORDS Then Win a Chance to Attend Premiere

After all the times you’ve seen Jason Bateman ponder the question, “Her?” as Michael Bluth, you’ll very soon get to see him in a new light, specifically as a director…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/26/14: Will Ferrell ‘Figure Skating’ to DOWNTON ABBEY Theme

Amidst all the headlines I was combing through to make a joke here, “JC Penney sees first sales lift since 2011″ is the one that made me laugh, as I… 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
 

Cast of NBC’s UNDATEABLE Going on Live Comedy Tour

Here at Nerdist, you’ve probably heard/seen/doubled over laughing from the names Ron Funches (@midnight, You Made It Weird, MIFV) and Chris D’Elia (You Made It Weird). Perhaps, you’ve… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/25/14: “Love’s A Bitch” Finale

A main exchange for Bitcoin has gone down, leaving probably the most intuitive way to get Bitcoins with traditional currency inaccessible and the digital tender more suspect than it already… more

Comedy Central Renews BROAD CITY for Season 2

Buzz has come fast and in droves for Comedy Central’s latest, greatest scripted series Broad City, created by Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson and executive produced by Amy Poehler. The… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/24/14: Ron Funches Back on CONAN

The Sochi Winter Olympics are now over, and immediately the talk with Russia has shifted immediately from figure skating to the ousting of the Ukranian president Viktor Yanukovych. Unlike a… more

Here’s A New Trailer for Mike Judge’s SILICON VALLEY

We’ve been waiting for Mike Judge’s latest TV series for quite some time, but a show that features an amazing cast of Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani (of The Indoor Kids … more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/21/14: PORTLANDIA’s The Celery Incident

Most of us probably won’t make $30 million in our lifetime, but that’s how much money a celebrity hairstylist is seeking from Nicki Minaj for supposedly using his ideas for… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/20/14

I know that you’re all caught up in the latest release of U.S. Postal Service stamp collections, and while that’s certainly important to watch out for, there’s plenty of… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/20/14: Truth Behind Infomercial Actors

With the last days of the Sochi Olympics coming soon, you probably find yourself discovering sports that you had no idea that were sports. It makes me think that if… more

2014 SXSW Comedy Line-up Includes The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, The Chris Gethard Show, and Bill Cosby

SXSW has just announced its comedy line-up for the 2014 festival (March 8th-15th), and it’s a doozy. Having already announced a great round of comedy panels and screenings of Wes… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/19/14: Rehearsal Dinner from Murderfist

If you’re sad about the news about the Hot Pockets recall, you should probably reexamine your life. You need to upgrade the food in your fridge. Hopefully, you’ll pick something… more

Mel Brooks and Conan O’Brien Pay Tribute to Sid Caesar

As we noted here at Nerdist, Sid Caesar passed away last week, and the world of comedy is saluting him, his illustrious comedy career, and his invaluable contributions to the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/18/14: Andy Daly’s “Review” Reviews Racism

National Drink Wine Day is apparently a thing, based on what I just saw trending on Twitter. I’m pretty sure that with or without an honorary day to imbibe wine,… more
 

Celebrities Bet Against Jimmy Fallon… And Now, They Pay Up

Last night, Jimmy Fallon had his inaugural night at The Tonight Show and, with all the fanfare and big guests, along with 5 years of late night talk show host… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/17/14: Nadia Kamil’s Feminist Burlesque

As it is President’s Day weekend, I can’t help but think of William Henry Harrison rather than Lincoln or Washington. If you’re not familiar with Harrison, that probably has something… more

Jimmy Pardo To Shoot THE WEEKLY AWARDS Pilot For TBS

Comedian, warm-up for Conan O’Brien, pioneering podcaster, and a human database of cultural references, Jimmy Pardo is getting another shot at his own TV show. TBS has just ordered a… more
 

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Develop CBS Comedy Pilot, Alyson Hannigan and Tom Papa to Star

More than 15 years has passed since Matt Damon and Ben Affleck penned the Academy Award winning screenplay to Good Will Hunting. Even now, there are plenty of folks who… more

Patton Oswalt Is ‘Putting a Bird on It’ For 2014 Spirit Awards

While certainly Ricky Gervais has ruffled some Hollywood feathers with his roast-y style of awards hosting, the spectacle of an awards show has been largely left to the award winners…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/14/14: Adam Conover Exposes The Engagement Ring Scam

Valentine’s Day just happens to coincide with the release of the second season of House of Cards on Netflix, which should test more than a few relationships today. Perhaps some… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/14/14

One of the biggest things to happen this week according to the Internet was the opening of Dumb Starbucks in Los Angeles, which is a rare case of comedy news… more

Watch Fred Armisen As a Musician Before He Leads 8G Band at Late Night with Seth Meyers

When Late Night with Seth Meyers debuts in less than two weeks on Monday Feb. 24th, the all-around-great Fred Armisen will take his place as the band leader of The… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/13/14: Sochi PR Says Everything’s Fine on Conan

The merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is indeed happening. While there certainly has been decrying of the merger since its announcement, I can’t help but hope this is… more