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The ECNY Award Nominations Are In

February 10, 2011

The ECNY Awards announced their nominations this morning.  First off, we totally got nominated for Best Podcast! Thanks to everyone who helped make that possible.  Also congrats to everyone who was nominated, especially good friend of the show Nick Turner with two nominations. Feel free to start voting now.   Here is the complete list […]

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SportsDome & The Funniest Sports Movies

February 6, 2011
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Are you ready for some comically-inclined representations of football?!!! This week, in honor of the Superbowl, we welcome SportsDome senior writer (and member of legendary New York sketch troupe Elephant Larry) Geoff Haggerty. We talk to him about writing for SportsDome, where sports and comedy intersect and his favorite sports comedies. So cheer on Team Comedy Nerds as we […]

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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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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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