The Comedy Nerds

Reviewing The Comedy Awards

April 11, 2011
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What happens when funny people get together to give each other awards for how funny they all are?  Will it actually be funny?  Well…it depends on who you ask.  In this week’s episode we break down the highs and lows of the very first Comedy Awards on Comedy Central.  Will there be a second?  Should […]

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Making Successful Comedy Videos

April 4, 2011

Any ol’ fool with a video camera can make a web video but most of them suck. So how do you make them not suck?  This week we bring in comedian Dan Opsal, whose web videos totally don’t suck, to figure it out.  Dan’s Acting Reel Master Database has been ruling the school at Channel […]

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Standing Out The Right Way & Being A Good Audience

March 28, 2011
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In this week’s episode, we talk about the benefits and drawbacks of having a gimmick, Jimmy Jam. Isn’t that cute? I call everyone Jimmy Jam. It’s kind of my thing. I feel like it’s really going to help my career. Recurring role on a CBS sitcom your parent watch, here I come! Then we talk […]

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Paul & The Simon Pegg Trilogy

March 20, 2011
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On this week’s episode, we talk about the new movie “Paul”, with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and discuss the affectionate parodies they’ve starred in. “Shaun of the Dead” made fun of zombie movies, and “Hot Fuzz” made fun of action movies, but also showed a clear love for those genres, while offering up involving […]

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Writers Vs Performers

March 14, 2011

It is the fight of the century. In this corner, The Performer. With a desperate desire to be liked and full of enough “please-look-at-me” neediness to fill a dozen therapist notebooks, you can see it all over The Performer’s “daddy didn’t love me enough” face, they’re out for blood and laughs, whatever the cost. But […]

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Getting In The Mood To Laugh

March 6, 2011
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Have you ever noticed that sometimes you’re in the mood for a stupid comedy, and sometimes you’re just not? On this week’s episode we discuss the phenomenon of how one day you’ll think a joke isn’t funny and the next day you do. What is up with that? Am I right, ladies? Also, how long can […]

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The Great Ice Cream Rivalry of 2011

March 4, 2011

It’s brother vs. brother. Neighbor vs. neighbor. Late night funnyman vs. late night funnyman.  What side are you on: Late Night Snack or Americon Dream?  There can be only one! (actually you can totally have both, but I have learned to never give up a Highlander reference opportunity) The rivalry got pretty serious last night […]

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