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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

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

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

THE STATE Reunited For @midnight

Since the return of @midnight after its hiatus, Chris Hardwick himself has wasted no time in bringing a bunch of welcome surprises on the show. One such surprise is a… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/27/14: Stand-up from Chris Fairbanks

Though you might think otherwise, other things have happened in the last 24 hours besides the oversized Mountie style hat that Pharrell wore to the Grammys. For one, awards were… more

Colin Jost Replacing Seth Meyers as SNL Weekend Update Co-Anchor

As The Sochi Winter Olympics near, NBC is preparing for his biggest and what will probably be their most smooth transition in late night programming ever. Jay Leno will step… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/24/14: B.J. Novak’s Book Promo

So, frogs have reportedly have a mating call that attracts preying bats. Luckily, they don’t have enough self-awareness to realize how terrifying it is to have your mating call be… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/25/13

The news that Justin Bieber got arrested for drag racing and driving under the influence probably shouldn’t be called “news,” or matter at all. In comedy news alone, Amy Poehler… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/23/14: The Jon Friedman Internet Program

The daytime court TV show is getting a revolutionary makeover. It was just announced that Judge Judy is going to have a new courtroom show with not just one judge… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/22/14: HENRY’S KITCHEN Super Bowl Chicken Pot Pie

Both Target and K-Mart announced that they will be doing some restructuring, and, consequently, several employees will be let go. The most surprising thing about this news is that I… more