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Humble Comedy Bundle: Pay What You Want, Laugh ‘Till It Hurts

You know about the Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want bundles of games raising funds for charity, but they’re doing something a little different right now: a comedy bundle. Yes, for one… more

Review: THE WORLD’S END Packs in Robots, Ribaldry and Regrets

The short review: Perhaps one of the most anticipated fanboy films of the summer, Edgar Wright’s capstone to the Cornetto Trilogy, The World’s End packs in a surprising amount of… 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


Last Thursday, Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of Rifftrax (and formerly of Mystery Science Theater 3000 of course) took aim at Paul Verhoeven’s schlocky, violent sci-fi satire Starship… more


2009′s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs was one of the most outright hilarious animated films of the digital age. The highly inventive visuals and unique character design melded with… more

Sneaky Zebra Shows Us It’s Always Sunny on Tatooine

Our friends Nick and Gary from Sneaky Zebra are very good at making Star Wars parodies. They’ve done a lot of them on their channel, about everything from presidential campaigns… more

Genre of ’68 – The Producers

American comedy films in the 1960s tended to be holdover slapstick affairs by the likes of Blake Edwards or big, star-studded epics like It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad… more

The Job Never Stops in COPS: Skyrim Season Three

Just when you thought it was safe to start marauding again, those diligent and overworked men and women keeping the dirt paths and carriageways of safe for peasants are back… more

Donald Faison Prescribes Justice in “Kick-Ass 2″

He first came to prominence in the ’90s in movies like Clueless and Remember the Titans before getting his television medical degree by playing Dr. Christopher Turk for nine seasons… more

Get Saved by the Bad with “Breaking Belding”

(UPDATE: Thanks for your patience- the videos have arrived!) It seems like such a good idea, it’s surprising no one’s done it yet. Arguably the best show currently on television,… more

The To Do List Presents Top Ten 90s Things

Well, “Top Ten” might be a bit too structured, but it’s definitely stuff from the ’90s, as The To Do List’s writer-director Maggie Carey and stars Aubrey Plaza, Rachel Bilson,… more

David Gordon Green: King of the Indie Frontier

Filmmaker David Gordon Green can’t be pigeonholed. After beginning his career with independent drama fare like George Washington and All the Real Girls, he transitioned to broader comedies like Pineapple… more

Lake Bell Runs the Show “In a World…”

For actress Lake Bell, resonance is key, both in speaking and in projects. It was a story combining the two she wanted to tell which led to her writing and… more

Adam de la Pena Shows Us the “Outlands”

Writer Adam de la Pena loves old school video games. Not only does he still play them, but he writes comedies within them. Having written on the Comedy Central programs… more

YouTube Geek Week Begins with Blockbuster Sunday!

Today begins YouTube’s Geek Week, six days dedicated to the best in internet content. Sunday is designated “Blockbuster Day” and is hosted by Freddie Wong of FreddieW fame. Here, Freddie… more

Patton Oswalt’s Star Wars Filibuster Animated

One of our favorite bits of TV of the last year was Patton Oswalt’s guest appearance on Parks & Recreation giving a citizen’s filibuster during a town meeting scene. He detailed… more

Explore the “Shaun of the Dead” Script Interactively

The Cornetto Trilogy is coming to an end. We’re all aware of this; it’s been in the cards for awhile. In fact, in the UK, it’s already over since the… more

Comedian John Lehr’s “Quick Draw” Brings the Wild West to Hulu

As part of their ongoing plan to monopolize the world’s dwindling supply of free time, Hulu is rolling out a whole mess of new original series like Seth Meyer’s The… more

Demetri Martin: Actor Person

Demetri Martin is a man of many talents. In addition to being one of the top stand-up comedians working today, being a Nerdist podcast guest, authoring two books, and creating… more

Win Some Awesome “The Awesomes” Swag

Don’t fret about the giant evil robots or getting your cat out of that very high tree because Hulu’s new superhero animated series, The Awesomes, has arrived! Created by SNL’s… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/30/13

I’ve certainly had my fill of unintentional humor this week that I’ll share with you as an odd news headline: “Man In Garish Green Pimp Suit Complete With Pimp Cane… more

Kids Battle in Epic Fashion in “I Declare War”

For a group of neighborhood kids, their friendly game of capture the flag, in which rocks are grenades, trees are control towers, and sticks are submachine guns becomes serious, as… more

Review: “The To Do List”

Teen sex comedies are a staple of American cinema and have been since back in the proverbial day. They’ve changed with the times and become cyclically more and less… more

“NTSF:SD:SUV::” Returns with Craziest Season Yet

The series with the most colons in the title by far returns to [adult swim] tonight with an episode entitled “Comic-Con Air,” so naturally the cast of NTSF:SD:SUV::… more