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Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

@midnight Last Night: Dominic Monaghan, Kulap Vilaysack, Howard Kremer

One’s been Merry and Lost, the others know Who Charted?: Dominic Monaghan, Kulap Vilaysack, and Howard Kremer paneled up for @midnight with Chris Hardwick last night on Comedy Central. Mascot… more

A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES May Become A Broadway Play

For the numerous failures to get a film adaption of John Kennedy Toole’s classic humor novel A Confederacy of Dunces off the ground, one might think that Toole’s words might… 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
 

Pop My Culture #142: Julie Brown

Julie Brown (Earth Girls Are Easy, Shakes the Clown) chats with Cole and Vanessa about the Oscars, Kim Novak, Adele Dazeem, montages, Courtney Cox, Hot Pocket sex, Jim O’Heir, Jeff… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/11/14: Nacho Punch’s “Better” Home Shopping Network

The first season of True Detective has come to a close, and it yet again seems like there is a void in the realm of TV, much like when the… more
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Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy,’ STAR WARS Edition

You guys. It turns out that Tusken Raiders aren’t being menacing – they’re just raising the roof! Courtesy fan group Star Wars Tunisia, this version of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” with… more
 

Cashing In With T.J. Miller #99: Pinball Totem Tank- Part 1

Cash and T.J. talk about fashion breakthroughs, Point Break, carnival rides, blanket forts, wind chimes, Washington, DC, bad whistling, Police Academy movies, lay nets, beer pong, baby monsters, and… more

Kevin Bacon Demands You Never Forget The ’80s

Via Mashable, here’s a message for millenials from Kevin Bacon: Hey, Kevin Bacon, I’ll have you know that I’m a millennial and can totally pay attention for way… more

The K Ohle #42: Get Lost with Rory Scovel

Kurt blindfolds Rory, throws him in his car, and takes him somewhere he’s never been. In the canon of Get Lost, this could be the most amazing location yet -… more
 

Barack Obama Guests On BETWEEN TWO FERNS with Zach Galifianakis

There could be many reasons that President Barack Obama would be in an episode of a web series, especially one as satirical as Funny or Die’s Between Two Ferns with… more

@midnight Last Night: SMOD Night with Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Ralph Garman

The SMODvasion of @midnight with Chris Hardwick was in full effect last night on Comedy Central: Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, and Ralph Garman seized control of the panel and bantered… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/10/14: Sir Patrick Stewart as “Non-Actor” on Colbert

An entire plane is still missing from Malaysia Airlines after days of intensive searching, and the Chinese government anticipated that there might be some anger from families having to wait… more
 

MARON Season 2 Premieres May 8th with Conan O’Brien, Chris Hardwick, and More to Guest Star

The televised version of the life of podcast legend and comedian Marc Maron is finally returning to IFC next month. Come May 8th 10PM on IFC, we’re all invited back… more

Today We Learned #29: Matt Kirshen

What are the origins of the Shamrock Shake? When did France stop using the guillotine? What does pesto have to do with one of America’s most famous slogans? Comedian Matt… more

Nerdist News: GAME OF THRONES, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, and DOCTOR WHO Villain Rumors!

Hey there friends, and welcome to another glorious week of Nerdist News! Our pal Dan Casey’s stepping in for Jessica today, and boy, are his arms tired! He cheered for… more
 

Thrilling Adventure Hour #156: Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Corpse

Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Shannon Woodward, Molly Quinn, and Jenny Wade as teenagers: and Arden Myrin as Mary…. more

It’s That Episode #109: Thomas Middleditch/Through the Wormhole – Is There a Creator

Thomas Middleditch (HBO’s Silicon Valley) is a gentleman and a dandy who chose to watch the Morgan Freeman narrated Through the Wormhole. Thomas and Craig talk God, the create-tor, brain… more

Dick Cavett and Dave Hill Hang Out For a Web Series

If you’re all about the Tumblr blog Awesome People Hanging Out Together, then you’re going to love the web series Dick and Dave, wherein hysterical comedian/author/musician/all around… more
 

DVK: Mark Wahlberg at Trader Joe’s

Who doesn’t love Trader Joe’s? Mark Wahlberg — okay, Dan Van Kirk’s version of Mark Wahlberg — does. especially after he learned a valuable life lesson at the checkout stand…. more

Nerdist Podcast: William Katt

William Katt sits down with Chris to talk about his days on The Greatest American Hero, his role in the original Carrie, growing up in the San Fernando Valley back… more

COMEDY GIVES BACK Live Stream From@SXSW Sunday Night

Following their massive international, 24-hour, digital comedy telethon for Malaria No More, the wonderful comedy charity organization known as Comedy Gives Back is doing another great event tonight at SXSW … more
 

Nerdist Interviews Kathryn Hahn at the Premiere of BAD WORDS

Kathryn Hahn finds herself a very busy woman these days. Between bouncing from television to movies and back again, we spoke with the funny lady at the premiere of her… more

Paul F. Tompkins to Star in ABC Family Comedy Pilot

One of America’s most funniest and most dapper comedians, Paul F. Tompkins, may get the chance for most of America to see him on a network sitcom with the news… more

Fox Renews Four: NEW GIRL, MINDY PROJECT, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE FOLLOWING

Good news, you adorkable nerds, Fox has confirmed renewals for comedies New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Mindy Project, as well as for drama, The Following. These shows can be… more