Browsing Tag chris hardwick

Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!

Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!

By | May 3, 2012 at 2:32 pm | No comments

If you watched his recent stand-up special Laboring Under Delusions on Comedy Central (read our interview here), you know that comedian Paul F. Tompkins knows how to tell a story. But in his new Web series, Speakeasy, it seems most of the stories will be provided by his...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Reggie Watts, Bo Burnham, Kate Micucci and more get sporty for Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (Video)

Reggie Watts, Bo Burnham, Kate Micucci and more get sporty for Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (Video)

By | April 30, 2012 at 8:19 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedians are not known for their prowess with bowling balls-- or baseballs or footballs or any kind of balls (except their own) that are involved in sports. But is bowling a sport, even, if you can do it while drinking booze, eating pizza and antagonizing the...

Posted in: Audio/Video

Chris Hardwick is a zombie (Video)

Chris Hardwick is a zombie (Video)

By | March 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | No comments

To help generate some buzz ahead of the launch of official Nerdist Channel on YouTube, Chris Hardwick (the Nerdist, himself) became a fucking zombie. For real. The Walking Dead's Greg Nicotero did NOT put makeup on him. Comedian Chris Hardwick is a zombie. And the Nerdist...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, News

Chris Hardwick on Fallon: the Nerdist YouTube channel and the Star Wars Comic-Con run

Chris Hardwick on Fallon: the Nerdist YouTube channel and the Star Wars Comic-Con run

By | February 10, 2012 at 12:43 pm | One comment

Comedian, author, television host and entertainment empire builder Chris Hardwick dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night; and he had a whole bunch of cool shit to announce. First, the official Nerdist channel on YouTube is set to launch on April 1. Unlike your best...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, TV/Movies

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Watch Chris Hardwick’s promise to Emma Stone: “I will never shit on your feet”

Watch Chris Hardwick’s promise to Emma Stone: “I will never shit on your feet”

By | August 26, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments

By now, you've no doubt seen Jim Carrey's video love letter to actress Emma Stone. In it, he all-too-earnestly (or jokingly?) professes his love for the much-younger Stone, whilst pointing out the fact that he (Carrey) is not the appropriate age for her. We talked a little about...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

Posted in: Features, Lists

Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 6:45 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- The Tribute to Nerds gala ended up being one of my favorite extravaganzas of the fest so far, and that’s not just because I happen to carry around something of a constant nerd boner. Was every comedian that performed here a total babe? Yeah, I would definitely...

Posted in: News, Reviews

Comedian Chris Hardwick lands deal with GeekChicDaily, expands the Nerdist brand

By | June 6, 2011 at 5:22 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_23515" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Chris Hardwick performing at Punchline Magazine's 5th anniversary show in LA last year."][/caption] Chris Hardwick has been a busy beaver! Not only has he recently inked a pilot deal with BBC America...

Posted in: News