Dustin D'Addato

Droppin’ A Little Science On Ya’

June 16, 2009

Our boy Mike Blejer dropped by and hit us up with some comedy science facts.  We’ll be posting a few of them over the course of the day: Fact: You are 30 times more likely to laugh when you are with others than when you are alone. (Provine and Fischer, 1989) — So get your […]

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Required Reading – Daddy Drank

June 15, 2009

In honor of The Comedy Nerds team meeting Kevin McDonald from The Kids In The Hall we just had to make him part of our Required Reading.  We were all lucky enough to watch his one man show Hammy And The Kids.  It was the story of his legendary comedy career set against the background […]

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Sketchfest NYC is only 2 days away

June 9, 2009

Sketchfest NYC is only two days away and we couldn’t be more excited.  We’ll be down there all weekend interviewing some amazing sketch groups.  This was suppose to be Sketchfest week here at the Comedy Nerds camp but some bastards broke in to my apartment and stole my computer over the weekend and then the internet […]

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Required Reading – The Year 2000

June 1, 2009

The first episode of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien airs tonight (come back tomorrow to hear our special Tuesday podcast reviewing the whole thing) so for this week’s Required Reading we look to the future.  All the way to…The Year 2000. LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN – IN THE YEAR 2000

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Required Reading – Louis C.K.’s Kids

May 27, 2009

In this week’s podcast we talked about truth in comedy. Well no one is more truthful than Louis C.K. Louis is at his best when he’s talking about his kids. He does an awesome job of being truthful and angry while still seeming like a good guy, but I still wonder what’s going to happen […]

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Fare Thee Well According To Jim

May 19, 2009

Lost in all the buzz coming out of the upfront is the news that ABC has canceled According To Jim.  It is a sad day for all comedy snobs.  What will we point to as a show that represents everything that is wrong with sitcoms today?  Oh yeah, Two And Half Men.  Sorry.  Go about […]

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The Influence of Mitch Hedberg

May 19, 2009

Wanted to hip you to an article written by friend of The Comedy Nerds, past podcast guest and extreme comedy nerd Mike Blejer for Punchline Magazine.  It’s got it all: Funny jokes.  Awesome comedy analysis. Math equations! To this day, Mitch Hedberg is one of the most imitated comedians around. If you’ve been to more […]

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