The Nerdist School relaunching as The Ruby LA
The Nerdist School may be dying this Easter weekend, but it’ll rise from the dead next weekend as The Ruby LA, a new, more inclusive training center for comedians on Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard. The Ruby LA’s launch will coincide with a 12-hour comedy festival, The Ruby Assembly, ... [Read More]
NerdMelt Showroom and Meltdown Comics closing end of March 2018
April Fool’s Day will be the worst prank ever for fans of Meltdown Comics and the NerdMelt Showroom for comedy inside of it. The joint is closing for good on March 30, 2018. We are very sad to announce the closure of the NerdMelt Showroom starting March 30th. Thanks to all the performers, prod... [Read More]
Meltdown Comics and NerdMelt Showroom Are Closing Next Week
Another Los Angeles comedy mainstay is closing down next week. Last night it was announced that Hollywood’s Meltdown Comics, which has been in operation for 25 years, will close for good next Friday, March 30th. In addition, Meltdown’s comedy venue NerdMelt Showroom, which has been home ... [Read More]
Meltdown Comics and NerdMelt Showroom Are Closing Next Week
Another Los Angeles comedy mainstay is closing down next week. Last night it was announced that Hollywood’s Meltdown Comics, which has been in operation for 25 years, will close for good next Friday, March 30th. In addition, Meltdown’s comedy venue NerdMelt Showroom, which has been home ... [Read More]
UCB and Nerdist will showcase comedy talent for new series on Nerdist-owned Alpha
The Upright Citizens Brigade will produce 10 weekly hours of fresh comedy for Nerdist and its Alpha streaming network. The UCB’s Don’t Think Productions will make the as-yet untitled series, which will include sketch comedy and other short-form pieces — similar, perhaps to The UCB ... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick rebranding The Nerdist Podcast as ID10T, moving it to Cadence13
The Nerdist Podcast is no more. Long live ID10T! No need to fear, though, as host Chris Hardwick and his co-conspirators Jonah Ray and Matt Mira emphasized throughout Episode 929 today. ID10T will have the same hosts, the same format as their Nerdist show, which began podcasting eight years ago. You... [Read More]
Episode #158: Chris Hardwick
Chris Hardwick is probably hosting a TV show or podcast as you listen to me introduce him here. Four nights a week, Hardwick hosts the comedy game show @midnight on Comedy Central. Sunday nights you can watch him Talking with Walking Dead cast members and everyone else on AMC. He also hosts a primet... [Read More]
A Twitter Recommendation: Meet @TrumpComedyNerd
If you’ve had your fill of Donald Trump parody Twitter accounts like the very presidential @MatureTrumpTwts and film buff @ArtHouseTrump and are looking for something new, look no further, because this week a brand new Trump parody account appeared, and it’s devoted to calling out obscur... [Read More]
A Twitter Recommendation: Meet @TrumpComedyNerd
If you’ve had your fill of Donald Trump parody Twitter accounts like the very presidential @MatureTrumpTwts and film buff @ArtHouseTrump and are looking for something new, look no further, because this week a brand new Trump parody account appeared, and it’s devoted to calling out obscur... [Read More]
New interactive video platform “Alpha” launches from Nerdist, Geek & Sundry
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) announced that its standalone membership video platform, Alpha, has launched today with a full slate of programs including all-new digital series including Escape (hosted by Janet Varney), Watch Your Language (hosted by Epic Rap Battles Zach Sherwin), Sidekick with M... [Read More]