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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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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

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
 

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

One of the biggest things to happen this week according to the Internet was the opening of Dumb Starbucks in Los Angeles, which is a rare case of comedy news… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Mo Show, Greg Proops, Beta Test, and more!

Congratulations, you survived Valentine’s Day. You’re happy. Everyone is happy. Even happy is happy. Well, let’s keep the happy rolling. This week at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los… more

Set List: Kyle Kinane

Set List on the Nerdist Channel returns to NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in L.A. for Kyle Kinane’s stab at Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net”… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/11/14: Myq Kaplan’s “Axes and Brains”, Animated

Shia LeBeouf has now reportedly transitioned from actor/filmmaker to performance artist, taking a stroll down a red carpet with a paper bag over his head that said, “I’M NOT… more

It’s a Really Solid Line-up For This Year’s THE HALF HOUR at Comedy Central

Every year, Comedy Central gives out a few handfuls (or handful or maybe less, depending on the size of the hand and what you consider the size of a comedy… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 2/10/14: Kumail Nanjiani Wants So Badly To Be Cool

Famed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is releasing an app exclusively for the iPad. I’m curious to see who actually gets the app and see if whether they know they can… more
 

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Horrible Movie Night, What’s New, Seems Legit, and more!

Love and laughs are in the air this week at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles! There are more Comedy Central tapings of The Meltdown with Jonah and… more

SET LIST: Ronny Chieng

Back at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival , Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel puts Ronny Chieng to the test with topics like a racist Wizard of… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/6/14

Controversy abounds like it always does on the Internet. Conspiracies about the Super Bowl, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl, Jerry Seinfeld,… 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

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

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
 

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Meltdown Show TV Tapings, Baby Talk, The Grawlix, and more!

This is an exciting week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. This week, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail starts taping for Comedy Central, The Grawlix… more

The Todd Barry Crowd Work Tour To Be Released on LouisCK.com

Last night on The Daily Show, Louis C.K. promoted the release of his 1998 indie film Tomorrow Night, which is now available at his website and is great. But… 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 Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/17/14: Stand Up From Chad Daniels

The anti-gay legislation that has been or will be slightly amended in Uganda and Russia, no doubt due to international pressure, is still pretty ludicrous. A bill in Uganda making… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Horrible Movie Night, Genre Smash, No Pun Intendo, and more!

COMEDY! COMEDY! COMEDY! Another week, another awesome set of shows going down at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. Awesome sketch-comedy show with puppets? Uh, check! Free popcorn… more

SET LIST: Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe took on the Set List challenge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and we have the results here, courtesy of the Nerdist Channel. How did she do in Paul… more
 

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Nerdist Writers Panel, What’s New, Prompter, and more!

How great has 2014 been?!?! So great, right? We know! And we plan on keeping the good times rolling here at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles this… more

SET LIST: Ahir Shah

At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Ahir Shah took a shot at Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List, and the result is this week’s episode on the Nerdist Channel. What… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Stonecutters LA, Smartest Man in the World, Humor Code, and more!

Hope everyone had a great holiday break because… guess what, break is over and it is back to the business of awesome shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in… more