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The JV Club #96: Caitlin Gill

One of the Bay Area’s shiniest stars, comedian and writer Caitlin Gill, takes a break from her 7,000 Sketchfest appearances to hang out in Janet’s hotel room and jaw… more

@midnight Last Night: Sean Patton, Michelle Buteau, Moshe Kasher

Sean Patton, Michelle Buteau and Moshe Kasher played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night. Among the targets: OKCupid usernames, #sadtoys, Sochi water, Beatles Amazon reviews, and Internet… 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

Paul F. Tompkins on SPEAKEASY, Impressions, the Return of POD F. TOMPKAST, and More

Paul F. Tompkins is a funny, funny man. This isn’t an opinion; Rather, it’s a statement of fact. Whether he’s delighting audiences with his uniquely off-beat stand-up stylings, hosting political… 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

Watch Andrew W.K. and Lil Bub Rock Out Together

I officially no longer have to ponder what my favorite song of the year will be. Andrew W.K. has tag-teamed with the world’s most lovable cat, Lil Bub, for “… more

B.J. Novak Joins COMMUNITY’s Two-Parter Season Finale

Holy Starburns, Batman: B.J. Novak — The Office alum, newly published author, and Alistair Smythe to-be (in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2) — has thrown his hat into the already impressive… more

Charlie Day on HORRIBLE BOSSES 2, ALWAYS SUNNY, and More

You know Charlie Day from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and you know he hit the big screen as Jennifer Aniston’s victim in 2011′s Horrible Bosses. A sequel to… more

Chewin’ It #46: SF Sketchfest with Samm Levine and Damon Bruce

Our first LIVE podcast, recorded at the Punchline Comedy Club in San Francisco for SF Sketchfest. Kevin and Steve talk Super Bowl with KNBR sports radio host Damon Bruce and… more

Alison Brie On COMMUNITY’s ‘Exciting And Interesting’ Season

Nerdist got a chance to speak to Community and Mad Men star Alison Brie at the premiere of her new film The LEGO Movie in which she provides the voice… more


This week’s film came as a recommendation by Nerdist News’ Ben Mekler. I’d certainly heard of the 1971 movie Werewolves on Wheels, but more in conjunction with Rob Zombie’s Grindhouse… more

The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast: Kharma, Brian Kendrick, and Booker T

Needless to say, this show is PACKED!! An update on “Reality of Wrestling,” plus another Fave 5 from WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, an incredible conversation with Kharma, and… 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

You Made It Weird #193: Mark Normand

Mark Normand makes it weird! Follow @marknorm on Twitter! Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show on Facebook. Watch The Pete Holmes Show on TBS! Buy YMIW shirts!… more

AMA Recap: Cake Or Death? Eddie Izzard Invades Reddit

Eddie Izzard took his Force Majeure tour in-house to the lovely community of Reddit Tuesday. As you can imagine, there were no shortage of “cake or death” questions thrown his… more

#WillFerrellProblems: Too Many LEGOs?

Since it was announced last week that a Ghostbusters LEGO set would be coming out in honor of the 30th anniversary, what Will Ferrell movie would he like to see… more

Nerdist Podcast: Joel Kinnaman

The new Robocop, Joel Kinnaman, hangs out with Chris to talk about being in the Robocop suit for 14 hours a day, moving from Sweden to a small town in… more

@midnight Last Night: Arden Myrin, Nick Thune, Dana Gould

On @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night, Arden Myrin, Nick Thune and Dana Gould took on topics like Microsoft’s new (and old) CEO, parental text messages, Facebook’s… 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

Jenkins’ Semi-Triumphant Return on COPS: Skyrim

Officer Jenkins is ceremoniously reinstated to the force for his heroism on the latest COPS: Skyrim on the Nerdist Channel, but he gets a surprise when he finds out about… more

Cashing In With T.J. Miller #94: The Qigong Trilogy- Part 3

In this shocking conclusion, Cash and T.J. talk about weird dreams, rude awakenings, gas violations, child rearing ideas, wrestling holds, rescue dogs, elephants, REO Speedwagon, and pickle aversions, and… more

The K Ohle #38: The Boat Show with Shenoah Allen

Kurt sits down with international comedy force Shenoah Allen of the legendary Pajama Men. They talk about boats while not knowing anything about boats. You know – it’s the Boat… more