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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...

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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...

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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...

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Comedian Chris Hardwick (Nerdist) lands BBC America deal

By | May 23, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments

[caption id="attachment_23515" align="alignright" width="203" caption="Chris Hardwick, performing at Punchline Mag's 5th anniversary show at Largo in LA in Oct. 2010."][/caption] Standard operating procedure in the online comedy world these days often involves a Tumblr...

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Nerdist Chris Hardwick hosts Cadillac web series

By | April 6, 2011 at 8:46 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_20437" align="aligncenter" width="485" caption="Chris Hardwick talking to a dude with a huge brain."][/caption] For years now, Cadillac has been trying to revamp their image from a company that builds cars exclusively for my grandfather to a car maker...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

By | March 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

AUSTIN-- Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The...

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Chris Hardwick and the post show video interview

By | August 30, 2010 at 3:25 pm | No comments

This past weekend, I had the chance to catch Chris Hardwick -- maybe you know him as @Nerdist on Twitter -- at Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia. It was the first time I saw him live doing a proper headlining set and have to say, was impressed. He has a masterful command of an...

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Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Podcast hits home

By | April 15, 2010 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Comedy nerd is a term that has been used to describe me. I don't know if that's a fair assessment but I do love comedy. Watching it, talking about it, writing it - I even love just listening to other people talk about it. I feel like it's safe to assume that most the readers...

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Revision3 and Rooftop Comedy bring back ‘ROFL’

By | February 24, 2010 at 4:27 pm | No comments

OMFG! ROFL is back on Revision3.com. Comedian Alex Koll, a performer in the prestigious “New Faces” showcase at last year’s Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, is now the host of the weekly comedy show, named one of iTunes’ top 20 podcasts in 2009 “No one delivers...

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