The Comedy Nerds

Happy 4th of July!

July 4, 2010


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Programming Comedy Central Classic… If It Existed

June 28, 2010
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There is ESPN Classic. There is VH1 Classic. There is Boomerang (which is like Cartoon Network Classic). There is the History Channel, The Military Channel and the Military History Channel.* So with all these channels, this week Dan and Dustin, along with special guest Michael Hartney, humbly suggest a channel that doesn’t exist, but we […]

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Dan Reads Twilight – Part 1: The Beginning

June 22, 2010

I was looking for a project for this summer and I’ve decided that I am going to read the book “Twilight” and report back to you folks here about my experience. Why am I doing this? One, I am so far away from the target audience, and I want to see what it is like […]

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The Rules and Lingo of Comedy Writing

June 21, 2010
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In this week’s episode we take a look at the comedy writing lingo and the rules of Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker, the film making trio that brought you Airplane!, The Naked Gun and Top Secret! Showing that even in comedies as seemingly scattershot as the ZAZ films, there is a method to […]

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Ok Go Wins The Internet Again

June 17, 2010”

In case you haven’t seen the new Ok Go video here it is.  As usual, it’s one amazing take and also as usual they make me feel lazy about everything I’ve ever done.  Also here is the best dancing baby in the world.

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Get On Ben’s Sh#t List

June 17, 2010

Comedians Ben Kissel and Adam Wirtz have been hard at work at a new web series called Ben’s Shit List.  Think The Daily Show.  Think Tosh.O.  Think The Soup.  Now stop thinking and start watching because it’s really funny.

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Backstage At Sketchfest NYC 2010

June 14, 2010

Sketchfest NYC 2010 has come and gone. You tell yourself to just relax and enjoy it, but it’s hard to stuff that much fun into a single weekend and before you know it, you are waking up a little hungover with aching stomach muscles and smelling vaguely of cigarettes and a McDonald’s dumpster and Sketchfest […]

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