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The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/15/14

Since most media outlets are sort of downplaying the fact that an entire airliner disappeared in what could be, at this point, literal thin air, you should, from this point… more

Line-up For Portland’s 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announced

Once a year, Portland, OR hosts one of the best comedy festivals in the whole of the U.S. and arguably the world, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Oft referred to… 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

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Mo Show Anniversary, Karma, Thugs The Musical & More!

The NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles has one heck of a week coming up, so plan accordingly. Harmontown is back, which is always awesome. Of course there’s… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/12/14: Jake Johannsen on Letterman

Long standing mall pizza franchise Sbarro is filing for bankruptcy, and they will likely have to shut down dozens of locations. While that certainly is unfortunate, it will now be… more

Dave Ross, Host of Nerdist’s TERRIFIED, Is Going on Tour

If you’ve enjoyed the Terrified podcast here at Nerdist hosted by Dave Ross, Dave’s work in the sketch group WOMEN (highlighted often here at as MIFV), Dave’s stand-up,… 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

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/7/14: Nice Jokes by ‘Nice Boy’ on The Pete Holmes Show

In reading the headline “A shotglass made of a chocolate chip cookie”, one immediately, probably, thinks that’s a great idea. Just think that only a few shooters or liqueurs would… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/7/14

I’m sure you’re disgusted at the fact that Massachusetts had to sign in a specific law to make taking photos up women’s skirts illegal, but that isn’t the only news… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Hilarity for Charity, March Madness, All Growz Up & more!

Art, laughs, an anniversary, and so much more: It’s going to be a great week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles with the grand opening of… more

NBC’s Rebooted American Comedy Awards Announces Nominations, Opens Voting

After more than a decade of being on hiatus, NBC is bringing back its American Comedy Awards. Though it isn’t the only comedy awards show (Comedy Central has The Comedy… more

Jim Gaffigan’s New Comedy Special OBSESSED Premiering in April

Though it has only been just under two years since the release of his last comedy special Mr. Universe, Jim Gaffigan is such a singular comedian, transcending his label as… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/4/14: Hannibal Buress on The Tonight Show

Facebook is currently in talk with a drone manufacturer, which means there could potentially be Facebook drones. While their purpose would be to provide Internet service to more remote parts… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/1/14

The Sochi Olympics are over and tensions are rising in Eastern Europe, specifically Ukraine that’s seemingly Cold War-ish. While that is the news that you need to know about right… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Baby Talk, An Evening with Matt Braunger, Walking the Room & more!

This week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles promises to be a week of laughs, laughter, laughing, and more laughs. So make plans to come by… more

SET LIST: Greg Proops

The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops, tests just how smart, or at least how quick on his feet, he can be on the latest edition of Paul Provenza… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/27/14: Greg Behrendt’s Relationship with Van Halen

A British spying agency specifically tasked with electronic surveillance intercepted over a million images taken from the webcams of Yahoo! users who don’t seem to have any connection to any… more

Cast of NBC’s UNDATEABLE Going on Live Comedy Tour

Here at Nerdist, you’ve probably heard/seen/doubled over laughing from the names Ron Funches (@midnight, You Made It Weird, MIFV) and Chris D’Elia (You Made It Weird). Perhaps, you’ve… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/24/14: Ron Funches Back on CONAN

The Sochi Winter Olympics are now over, and immediately the talk with Russia has shifted immediately from figure skating to the ousting of the Ukranian president Viktor Yanukovych. Unlike a… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Booze Cruise, Part Two: The Sequels Show, Ron Funches, and more!

Another day, another dollar… right? This guy knows what I’m talking about… but more importantly, another week, another awesome set of shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los… more

SET LIST: Eddie Pepitone

The Bitter Buddha himself, Eddie Pepitone, is the latest comic to take on the challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel. And on stage… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/20/14

I know that you’re all caught up in the latest release of U.S. Postal Service stamp collections, and while that’s certainly important to watch out for, there’s plenty of… more

2014 SXSW Comedy Line-up Includes The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, The Chris Gethard Show, and Bill Cosby

SXSW has just announced its comedy line-up for the 2014 festival (March 8th-15th), and it’s a doozy. Having already announced a great round of comedy panels and screenings of Wes… more

Jimmy Pardo To Shoot THE WEEKLY AWARDS Pilot For TBS

Comedian, warm-up for Conan O’Brien, pioneering podcaster, and a human database of cultural references, Jimmy Pardo is getting another shot at his own TV show. TBS has just ordered a… more