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The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/13/14: Conan Forces Jordan Schlansky To Clean Office

From last night, I saw nothing but memes of Jennifer Lawrence photobombing Taylor Swift on the Golden Globes red carpet and Emma Thompson throwing her high heels over her shoulder… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of the Day 1/10/14: Trapped In An Internet Sketch

At CES in Las Vegas, a Samsung vice president predicted that ultra-HD TVs will replace HD TVs in the near future. Similarly, I predict that time is going to move… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/10/14

I’m going to go ahead and say that the holiday break was too long and so much comedy news has piled up that I shouldn’t even jokingly have this sentence… more

The Force Behind The Amazing Riot LA Comedy Festival: Abbey Londer

If you live or know even a fraction about what happens in Los Angeles, you’d probably know that it’s one of the centers of comedy in the world. Every single… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/9/14: KROLL SHOW’s Dad Academy

If politically motivated lane closures of a bridge were all that it took to dash the chances of a presidential hopeful like Gov. Chris Christie, then maybe that’s a nice… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/8/14: Your Mom’s Idea of NYC, by Beige

Chris Brown, which is unfortunately the Chris Brown that you hate hearing about, just rejected a plea deal on charge of hitting a man in Washington, DC. I only bring… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/7/14: Lizzy Caplan Imitates Rage Faces

Michael Bay walked out during a presentation at CES because he couldn’t handle a broken teleprompter. Even worse than that, he said he’d wing it, then actually couldn’t wing it… more

A Preview of Patton Oswalt’s TRAGEDY PLUS COMEDY EQUALS TIME

While many comedians have taken the Louis C.K. methodology of developing comedy specials/albums at the pace of one per year, Patton Oswalt has continued to take a few… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/6/14: Key & Peele’s ‘Pussy on the Chainwax’

2014 is finally here, I guess, and commercialized flying cars are still not a thing. I don’t know when that will come, or if that will ever be a viable… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 4

Jake’s been handpicking his choice for the funniest (meant-to-be-funny, that is) videos all year, and he’s compiled a best-of-the-best top 20 list, which he’s presenting in 4 parts. Finally, here’s… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 3

Jake’s been handpicking his choice for the funniest (meant-to-be-funny, that is) videos all year, and he’s compiled a best-of-the-best top 20 list, which he’s presenting in 4 parts. Here’s The… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 2

Jake’s been handpicking his choice for the funniest (meant-to-be-funny, that is) videos all year, and he’s compiled a best-of-the-best top 20 list, which he’s presenting in 4 parts. Here’s The… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 1

All year long, I’ve been handpicking the funniest videos that were actually meant to be funny (as opposed to people falling down randomly or kids cursing), amounting to over 200… more

The Comfort and Joy of BLACKADDER’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

There are so many holiday TV specials made every year on top of the trove that already exists. Of course, there are the classic ones, usually animated, with the likes… more
 

Why Conan O’Brien Should Do a Spinoff Show

When doing a television program, the goal is to be entertaining for a specified amount of time in order to have advertisers pay for air time. That’s obvious. However, going… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/20/13: Brody Stevens Interviewing Brody Stevens

Though it’s probably not in the corporate policy of A&E to make assumptions of individuals and their personal beliefs regarding sexual preference, being in a state of shock… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/19/13

You might be focused on Beyonce’s “secret album” or the plagiarism of Shia Lebeouf or the discovery of Neanderthal inbreeding (that’s pretty obvious, right?) over the last week, but comedy… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/19/13: ANCHORMAN 2 Cast on The Daily Show

It’s only a matter of time before there is a list of the best Jennifer Lawrence lists out and about the Internet. Yes, Lawrence is prime for her celebrity and… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/18/13: A Puddin’ Christmas

The Mega Millions jackpot of $636 million has two winners, and I’d guess it’s probably not any of you reading this post right now. Even after taxes, it amounts to… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day at Nerdist 12/17/13: Neal On The Road

Shia LeBeouf allegedly plagiarized renowned comic and graphic artist Daniel Clowes in making a short film about film critics. Man, what a sentence to take in, but there are some… more
 

Bo Burnham’s what. Released Today on Netflix and YouTube

Whether you’re aware of it or not, comedian Bo Burnham is setting a precedent in comedy specials today by releasing his latest hour what. on YouTube and Netflix. That makes… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/16/13: Conan’s Bill Tull & His Budget Holiday Tips

New evidence has arisen that supports the theory that our universe could in fact be a hologram. Whether the fancy theorems and equations that back up that claim are actually… more

Are Dramatic Comedies The Only Way Comedy Movies Get Awards?

During this latest entertainment awards season, you might have read some headline about 12 Years A Slave and Nebraska leading in nominations. Maybe you’ve heard some buzz about Dallas Buyers… more