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Chris Hardwick Makes the Leap to Late-Night on Comedy Central

Coming this fall to a television set near you – and because doing an epic hour-long comedy special wasn’t enough – our very own Chris Hardwick will be hosting/producing… more

Jonah, Pete, Kumail, Riki, and More of Vulture’s “50 Comedians You Should and Will Know”

New York Magazine’s Vulture blog ran a piece today called “The 50 Comedians You Should and Will Know.” Yes, some of Nerdist’s own folks and friends are on the list…. 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

Ice Your Funny Bone for YouTube Comedy Week

YouTube may still be the first stop for people wanting to watch idiots hurting themselves or cats meowing adorably, but it’s also growing ever more into a place where talented… more

Splitsider Presents: “The Exquisite Corpse Project”

[youtube] In this technology-fueled world, where crowdsourcing can raise $2 million in one day to make a… more

Reggie Watts Sings a “Misogynistic Serenade” on “Set List”

Now, now, visitors from Tumblr-land, settle down before you unleash a rallying cry of “Check your privilege!” and march like Daenerys Targaryen’s Unsullied on Nerdist HQ. It’s all about context,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 4/9/13

This week’s picks for 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos here at the Nerdist are free of dead Margaret Thatcher jokes and “accidental racists.” Just a bunch of videos made by… more

Comedy Living Room Brings Humor Home

We can all agree that going to see live comedy shows is pretty great, but there are various speed bumps along the way between you and a good time. Two… more

“Burning Love”: A Visit to the Mansion and Behind-the-Scenes Interviews

Normally, our fearless leader Chris Hardwick keeps me chained to my laptop like pop culture-obsessed veal, but a few months ago he let me out of my Pulp Fiction-esque gimpquarters… more

Boston! See Jonah Ray Tape Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour” 2/28

Boston. The Royale on Tremont Street. Thursday, February 28th, 7:15 pm. Live taping of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour. Jonah Ray. JONAH RAY. Sean O’Connor, too. And… FREE. Yes,… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/29

The fiscal cliff problem’s been pushed back for now, so you don’t have to read up on what it exactly is for a few more months, but, more importantly, you… more

Buy “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid.” Or Win It. Or Both.

You’ve seen the cover art and its development. You’ve enjoyed the preview clip. And, now, you can buy the DVD and/or the CD of Chris Hardwick: Mandroid, the unexpurgated… more

An Exclusive Preview from the “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” DVD

[youtube] As we’ve mentioned, the DVD and CD versions of Chris Hardwick: Mandroid, the Man Himself’s Comedy… more

“The God Particle Complex” Makes Us Laugh While the World Ends

Believe it or not, Los Angeles has quite a thriving live theatre scene. Sure, film and TV are the main entertainment industry, but when you have a lot of creative… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 1/15

If you can’t unfix your eyes from Tommy Lee Jones’ Golden Globes face while Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig presented — it was strikingly similar to his face throughout No… more

Off Limits?: The Comedy World and Sandy Hook

It is January 7th, 2013, 24 days after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT and Anthony Jeselnik, arguably the overseer of dark humor, hasn’t tweeted a… more

See Chris Hardwick in Bloomington, IN and Tacoma, WA in January!

Say, what did you get for the holidays? Did you, perhaps, get gift cards or, better yet, cash? Are you in Bloomington, Indiana, or can you be there January 17th… more

SF Sketchfest 2013 Lineup Announced, Tickets On Sale Sunday

The SF Sketchfest lineup for 2013 has been unveiled, and Nerdist Industries folks and their friends are, of course, all over the damn thing, which was co-founded by our JV… more

Interview with “Futurama” EP David X. Cohen

It’s not often that a series can be off the air for longer than it was on the air and then come back as strong as ever, with only… more

Chris Hardwick Live at Zanies in Rosemont, IL 12/15. Go!

Hey, Chicago! You already have Chris Hardwick coming to the fair shores of Lake Michigan on December 13th and 14th. But if you aren’t going to those shows at Zanies… more

Secret Agent Dad: Interview with “Spy” Star Darren Boyd

Every dad wants his kid to be proud of him, but some kids won’t be impressed no matter what, even if you become a secret agent. This is the premise… more

“Misfits” Gives Super Powers to Unqualified People

We all know that “with great power comes great responsibility,” but what if the great power is given to delinquents? It might take a bit longer to get to the… more

Don’t Forget: Watch “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” 11/10c Saturday Night on Comedy Central

One last reminder: Chris Hardwick: Mandroid. Saturday night, 11/10c (with a repeat at 3:15am/2:15c early Sunday morning). Comedy Central. Watch, laugh, follow Chris live-tweeting at @comedycentral,… more

Reminder: Watch “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” Saturday Night

Say, what are you doing on Saturday night? The correct answer is this: “I will be watching Chris Hardwick’s Comedy Central special Mandroid at 11/10c, of course.” That is… more