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Louis C.K. and Ed Helms Join Two New Animated Flicks

Celebrity voice-over is all the rage lately, but two new animated movies have really upped the ante. First up is Dreamworks’ Captain Underpants: The adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s famed children’… more

This New THE LEGO MOVIE Video Will 100% Convince You to See It

Leave the cousins, nephews, and nieces at home: You won’t need to use them as cover to see The LEGO Movie, because the latest featurette for the forthcoming film is… 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

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #47: Round 1 (Nato Green, Bucky Sinister, Matt Lieb, Drennon Davis, and Clare O’Cane)

Round one with Nato Green, Bucky Sinister, Matt Lieb, Drennon Davis, and Clare O’Cane. Recorded live at the Punchline in San Francisco. See Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction LIVE every… 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

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Set List, Caper, Jay Larson, and More!

Want to laugh? Want to laugh a lot? Live in or visiting Los Angeles this week? PERFECT, because the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles has one heck… more

The Todd Glass Show #137: Danny Lobell Part 2

Part 2 of Danny Lobell’s great episode! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass on Twitter, and buy his album “Thin Pig”!… more

SET LIST: Tony Law

Canadian-born, London-based comic Tony Law takes the stage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to try his hand at Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List, and we have the results… more

Nerdist Podcast: Christina Ricci

The warm and articulate Christina Ricci sits down with Chris to talk about growing up in the media, being an unintentional meme generator, challenges women face in entertainment and how… more

@midnight Last Night: Julie Klausner, Horatio Sanz, Jon Daly

Julie Klausner, Horatio Sanz, and Jon Daly played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night. The topics included Grammys, American Apparel, 300: Rise of the Empire, the now-infamous… 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

Chris Hardwick Guests On Grantland’s Andy Greenwald Podcast

Chris Hardwick on a podcast… that isn’t his own? Right here. It all started with Grantland’s Andy Greenwald taking a shot at Mr. Hardwick in a column that criticized the… more

Mike Phirman’s New Children’s Song Makes ‘Armpits’ More Fun!

One of our favorite musical comedians, Mike Phirman, who you may recognize from his collaboration with Chris Hardwick, Hard and Phirm, or as the one-man orchestra for The Nerdist on… more

Watch the HER Trailer with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Samantha

Har, the Richard Trammell spoof of Spike Jonze’s buzzy and beautiful modern love story Her, might just be perfect. It’s unexpected, guffaw-inducing, and all-around one of the best spoofs on… more

DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD Trailer Arrives

Norway! Nazi zombies! Scary hilarity! Why is Dead Snow so awesome?! The indie horror comedy that won the Audience Award at Toronto After Dark in 2009 is back and crazier… more

James Bonding #015: GOLDENEYE with Craig Rowin

Craig Rowin joins the Matts to finish out the Pierce Brosnan movies with GoldenEye! Follow @CraigRowin on Twitter! Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more

Schlock & Awe: THE CAR

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for nearly six years and in that entire time I’ve been a pedestrian. Yes, as hard as it is to believe, I walk… more

Ding-Donger #36: It’s Late at Night and the Fog is Evil

Just back from recording a podcast with an old friend, Matt’s got some memories to share on a dark foggy night. Things like the tattooed girl who made up a… more

The JV Club #94: Kathryn Borel

This week’s guest, the incredibly bright and hilarious Kathryn Borel (Corked: A Memoir) does not need another copy of the children’s book Eloise. Find out why, and while you’re at… more

MGM Celebrates 90 Years of Filmmaking

MGM, the studio that brought you Carrie, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, James Bond, The Silence of the Lambs, and The Pink Panther, celebrates its 90th anniversary this… more

Nerdist Podcast: Jon Daly

The hilarious Jon Daly hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about his many different stand-up and sketch characters, Sappity Tappity the rollerskating Christmas tree, the many Jo(h)… 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

BROAD CITY Premieres on Comedy Central Tonight

Tonight at 10:30e/9:30c, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson will premiere their show Broad City on Comedy Central, which will accompany Workaholics as the only live action scripted… more