The Comedy Nerds

Does Alternative Comedy Get Too Much Credit?

June 28, 2011

“Alternative” comedy. Much like it’s cousin “alternative” music, this species is often misaligned and misunderstood. Saddled with a kind-of dumb and misleading name, some people talk about how great this particular creature is, which inevitably leads to other people saying “It thinks it’s so great, but it’s not that great.” This week we discuss “alt” […]

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The Evolution Of Animated Comedy

June 20, 2011
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On this week’s episode we discuss adult cartoons. No, not like that. Jeez, get your mind out of the gutter. I mean the kind of comedy cartoons that adults watch. After the “The Flintstones”,  the form lay dormant for roughly twenty-five years before a little cultural atom bomb called the “The Simpsons” went off. Before […]

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Jon Stewart on Fox News – Watch This Now

June 20, 2011

If you heart Jon Stewart like I do you will heart this.  You will probably heart him even more now.  (Fun Fact: I have never written “heart” anything before.  This will be the first and last time.  You just read history people.) Watch the latest video at

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Looking Funny… The Right Way

June 14, 2011
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“It don’t matter what you wear, they’re checking out your savior faire. And it don’t matter what you do, ’cause everything you do looks good on you.” – RuPaul, American Royalty You got your jokes. You got your mic work down, your pre-composed heckler responses ready to go, that screeching impression of your Asian grandmother […]

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The Best Comedy Sequels

June 6, 2011
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In light of the “The Hangover Part 2” being released over the weekend, we’re talking about what makes a great comedy sequel, and why so many of them fall short. (Full Disclosure: We didn’t see “Hangover 2” yet, but we’re sure it’s great…) We take a look at the best comedy sequels, and some of […]

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The Friars Club Improv + Sketch Competition (NYC All Up In It)

June 1, 2011

The Friars Club announced the ten finalist and alternates for their Improv and Sketch Competition and NYC comedy totally dominated the selections.  Take a look at the final groups below, then go watch them fight each other to the comedy death June 24th & 25th at the UCB theatre.  The winner brings home $5,000 to […]

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Our 3rd Anniversary Show!!!!

May 30, 2011
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In this week’s episode, we celebrate 3 years of broadcasting our nonense around the world! Guests Claudia Cogan, Nick Turner and Lou Fernandez join in the fun as we play trivia games, introduce our new theme song, play a clip from our first show, and more! Come on in and join the cyber-party, as we […]

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