STAND-UP COMEDY

Announcing The Comedy Nerds Comedy Show! – This Friday!

July 7, 2009
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We’ve mentioned it on the show for weeks now, but the moment has finally arrived.  The show is this Friday (July 10th) at 8pm.  We’re doing the show at COCO66 (at 66 Greenpoint Ave in Brooklyn).  We are ready to announce the line-up for the Comedy Nerds Comedy Show. And what a line-up it is. […]

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Required Reading – Dr. Katz

July 6, 2009

The morning sucks.  We can all agree on that, right?  We hate morning people soooo much.  That being said, the breaka breaka dawn just got a little bit better because Comedy Central has started playing old Dr. Katz episodes every morning starting at 8am (that’s the breaka dawn as far as I am concerned).  Once […]

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The Mystery Of The Rule Of Threes

June 26, 2009
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There is just something about the number three.  This week we watched the rule of threes play out in it’s saddest variation with the death of Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson.  While there is nothing at all funny about that when things happen in threes in comedy it’s usually a good thing.  For […]

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Jesse Popp Is Cooler Than You

June 22, 2009

Comedian and friend of the show Jesse Popp is featured in this crazily cool slide show, story telling thing in the New York Times that makes his life seem awesome and epic and noble. The Grey Lady Loves Jesse Popp Here’s a bit from Jesse’s stand up that I really liked:

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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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What Is Truth In Comedy?

May 22, 2009

Most hardcore comedians and comedy lovers talk about the importance of truth in comedy.  Heck, they even wrote a book about it (called Truth In Comedy.  It’s pretty famous.  You should read it). In this week’s podcast we look at: What does truth in comedy really mean?   Why is it important?  Does everything really need […]

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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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