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The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/12/14: Love’s a Bitch, Ep. 1

People are getting a real education in parody this week as Nathan Fielder founded Dumb Starbucks and Funny or Die is now parodying an art installation of Shia LeBeouf’s. Apparently,… more

RICK AND MORTY Gets Renewed for a Second Season at Adult Swim

The once unbreakable barrier between ratings between network and cable are starting to show signs of wear and tear, thanks to a big wave of high quality programming on cable…. 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

Greta Gerwig To Star/Produce/Write CBS HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER Spin-Off Pilot

If a series goes 9 very successful seasons on network television, the discussion of a spin-off is inevitable. How I Met Your Mother has surpassed that mark and that conversation… more

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Premiering April 27th on HBO

After announcing he was leaving The Daily Show, for his own pop culture/politics/news satire show at HBO, nearly all of us were wondering exactly how long John Oliver… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/11/14: Myq Kaplan’s “Axes and Brains”, Animated

Shia LeBeouf has now reportedly transitioned from actor/filmmaker to performance artist, taking a stroll down a red carpet with a paper bag over his head that said, “I’M NOT… more

It’s a Really Solid Line-up For This Year’s THE HALF HOUR at Comedy Central

Every year, Comedy Central gives out a few handfuls (or handful or maybe less, depending on the size of the hand and what you consider the size of a comedy… more

Nathan Fielder Announces Himself as President of Dumb Starbucks

While Nathan For You is waiting for its second season on Comedy Central later this year, Nathan Fielder isn’t taking any break from his hijinks. In fact, Fielder is the… 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


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