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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/10/14: Kumail Nanjiani Wants So Badly To Be Cool

Famed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is releasing an app exclusively for the iPad. I’m curious to see who actually gets the app and see if whether they know they can… more

Fred Armisen To Lead and Curate House Band at LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

It was announced this morning that the multi-talented, hilarious, and “multi-show-involved” Fred Armisen will be teaming up with Seth Meyers again, though not behind the SNL Weekend Update desk. Armisen… 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


Two score and two years ago, Johnny Carson handed over The Tonight Show to Jay Leno, preserving one of the longest running programs in the history of television. Now that… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/7/14: Matt Damon Gets Pranked Again on Kimmel

It was announced today that Will Smith will not be returning for an apparent sequel to Independence Day. While that’s sad to some hardcore fans of the film, it should… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/6/14

Controversy abounds like it always does on the Internet. Conspiracies about the Super Bowl, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl, Jerry Seinfeld,… more

Over 50 Filmmakers Crowdsourced Their Own Remake of ROBOCOP

Earlier this year, I posted a trailer here at Nerdist for something called Our RoboCop Remake. Over 50 filmmakers got together chopped up RoboCop fifty or so different ways and… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/6/14: Conan’s Punxsutawney Dr. Phil

After years of dedicating himself to primarily to charity work, Bill Gates is going back to a more active role at Microsoft, which was greeted by the suggestion that he’s… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/5/14: Top 10 Ways to Wake From a Coma

Controversy has been abounding lately on the Internet, more so than normal. People can’t seem to figure out what a bitcoin is. Even with Google at their disposal, it seems… more

Billy Crystal’s 700 SUNDAYS to Premiere on HBO April 19th

HBO has a lot of exciting comedy coming up on its programming slate this year, including Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley, featuring the likes of Kumail Nanjiani and T.J. Miller … more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/4/14: Andre Hyland’s Sundance Short Film “Funnel”

The collective amount of unnecessary speculation behind The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ instruments not being plugged in during their Super Bowl halftime performance probably equals the amount of unnecessary speculation… more

Chris Hardwick Bringing @midnight to Miami’s South Beach Comedy Festival

Comedy Central’s 2014 South Beach Comedy Festival is set for this April in Miami Beach; In its 9th year, we’re sure that bright skies and sunny beaches are only part… more

Watch A New Clip From Wes Anderson’s GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Ever since the critically acclaimed Moonrise Kingdom left theaters, whatever director Wes Anderson was working on next was inevitably going to be highly anticipated. Even if Anderson switched gears and… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/3/14: NO, YOU SHUT UP Covers The State Of The Union

During the TV spots that are allotted for local TV affiliates during the Super Bowl, one Georgia personal injury lawyer opted to make a movie trailer-esque ad that’s somewhere along… more

Seinfeld Reunion: Super Bowl Ad For COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE

The speculation is finally over as to what Jerry Seinfeld was recently up to with Jason Alexander, or rather George Costanza, outside of Tom’s Restaurant in New York, the setting… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/31/14

Sure, the State of The Union happened, but it would seem that people are more obsessed with Pharrell’s oversized Mountie style hat from The Grammys. As far as I’m concerned,… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/31/14: ‘Making Friends’ on KROLL SHOW

Amanda Knox, who had been released from the charge of the murder of Merideth Kercher and came home to the U.S., has been found guilty again in Italy by… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/30/14: Audiobooks Read By You

People, or rather the click baiters of the Internet, are obsessed with Jennifer Lawrence giving the wardrobe department on American Hustle a hard time for frequently eating Doritos. If you… more

NEVER NOT FUNNY with Jimmy Pardo Joining Earwolf

The hysterical, whether with or without a lightning fast obscure cultural reference, Jimmy Pardo was a podcasting groundbreaker with Never Not Funny, one of the first and still among the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/29/14: Stephen Colbert Tries To Be a Quarterback

This weekend, there’s some oblong ball competition that necessitates everyone having a party whether they’re into it or not. It’s almost absurd to think that perhaps the most watched events… more

The Todd Barry Crowd Work Tour To Be Released on

Last night on The Daily Show, Louis C.K. promoted the release of his 1998 indie film Tomorrow Night, which is now available at his website and is great. But… more

More Steve Coogan For America in 2014

Whether you’re a big Steve Coogan fan or are completely unacquainted with one of the funniest people from the U.K. (although you’ve probably been hearing his name lately because… more

Louis C.K. Releases His 1998 Film TOMORROW NIGHT At His Website Today

Louis C.K. is at it again, and by “at it again,” I mean that he’s continuing to revolutionize production and distribution models. At noon (ET) today (Wednesday, January 29th),… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/28/14: Channel 101′s CAR JUMPER

A story with the headline “Humans have been controlling fire for at least 300,000 years” was posted today, which makes me wonder how many dozens or hundreds or possibly… more