The Comedy Nerds

Michael Scott and David Brent Finally Meet and Fall In Love

January 27, 2011

You knew it was coming.  It happened.  Here it is.  Now lets get on the Dwight meets Gareth train.  I’ll meet you in the bar car.

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SNL – What Would You Change?

January 24, 2011
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Justin Timberlake has said that he would consider being a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This week, just like JT brought sexy back, we bring Michael Hartney back* to discuss with us whether that would be a good idea.  What other out-of-the-box people would be good for the show? And, if we were standing […]

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Baron Vaughn’s Fairly Legal Debuts Tonight

January 20, 2011

Tonight is the night.  The always amazing Baron Vaughn officially joins the ranks of TV star when his new show, Fairly Legal, debuts on USA. The show stars the ultra sexy Sarah Shahi, who plays Kate, a former lawyer who starts becomes a mediator.  While not technically a comedy it looks like a typical USA […]

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Stand-Up Until Your Eyes Bleed

January 19, 2011

A group in Baltimore is trying to break the record for the longest stand-up show ever.  I am assuming they mean in real time not perceived time, because in perceived time there are some open mics from the 2002 that I am still at.  (I’m looking at you Maui Taco) Do I know what the […]

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Ricky Gervais Wins The Golden Globes!

January 17, 2011

Last night Ricky Gervais totally won the Golden Globes by getting banned from them.  Apparently you are not suppose to mention that the Hollywood Foreign Press was made up by a bunch of nerds who wanted to dry hump the legs of famous people.  Oh, am I now banned from the Golden Globes also?  I […]

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Does Comedy Nerdom Still Exist?

January 17, 2011
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Recently, comedy deity Patton Oswalt wrote an essay in Wired magazine. In it, he argues that the internet, once the bastion of the nerdy, has actually harmed nerd culture. By making it so easy to stay on top of whatever pop culture obsession you have, it has made a generation of nerds lazy, flabby and […]

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Pac-Man Gets Really Real

January 14, 2011”

You remember Pac-Man.  You remember the early 80’s cartoon version of Pac-Man?  When you were watching I it I bet I know what you were thinking. “this show is good, but it’s not true to life enough. I want to know what happens when Pac-Man stops eating dots and starts getting real ”  Also you […]

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