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Comedy Central Launches Colossal Clusterfest, feat. Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Broad City

posted by Oscar February 28, 2017

There’s a new comedy festival this year thanks to the unveiling today of Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest. The TV network has teamed up with Superfly, which brings to the world Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, for its first music festival, and they’re making certain to deliver so many of the biggest names in the industry.

Headlining the inaugural Colossal Clusterfest are Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Bill Burr, and Sarah Silverman (& friends). Some of the other notable comedians include Hannibal Buress, Broad City, Chris Hardwick, Fred Armisen, Reggie Watts, Anthony Jeselnik, Moshe Kasher, 2 Dope Queens, Kyle Kinane, Ron Funches, and Roy Wood Jr. The fest will also feature a music component, with artists like Ice Cube, Tegan and Sara, Chromeo, Vince Staples, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jidenna, and Ty Segall.

Check out the full list in the poster above. There will also be some attractions revolving around iconic shows Seinfeld, South Park, and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

Colossal Clusterfest will take place June 2-4 at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Continue Reading

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Chris Hardwick Announces ‘Funcomfortable Tour 2015’

posted by Oscar November 23, 2014

Chris Hardwick Funcomfortable Tour 2015

King of the Nerds Chris Hardwick has announced his latest tour, set to run from January to May of 2015. The man behind The Nerdist Empire will be hitting cities like New York, Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Seattle as part of his new Funcomfortable Tour.

The Funcomfortable Tour is in preparation for his next stand-up special, the follow-up to 2012’s Mandroid.

All of the cities that are part of the first leg of the tour are listed in the image above, get your tickets for all dates now: FuncomfortableTour.com Continue Reading

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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival feat. Louis CK, Aziz Ansari & Marc Maron

posted by Oscar June 25, 2014

Oddball Fest 2014

Hot damn have we got an awesome comedy tour in our hands… The second annual ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL, presented by Live Nation and Funny Or Die, has announced this year’s lineup and it delivers one that will make you immediately excited about seeing when they will hit your town.

The roster for the 2014 edition of the world’s biggest comedy tour boasts Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Marc Maron, Bill Burr, Chris Hardwick, Dave Attell, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Sarah Silverman. Some of the other notable acts that are part of this lineup include Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, and Whitney Cummings.

This year’s festivities include 21 dates in all, kicking off on Aug. 8 at Tampa, Fla.’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre and finish off Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheatre. Like last year, Oddball 2014 will include two stages, the return of the Cut Throat Freak Show, a roaming troupe of misfit performers, tasty treats, libations and more. Citi card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, go here.

Tickets for Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 are available beginning Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at www.livenation.com or www.funnyordie.com/oddball. See the tour dates and roster below. Continue Reading

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Metallica on the Nerdist Podcast

posted by Oscar September 23, 2013

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Speaking of iconic artists being interviewed… James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica sat down and talked with Chris Hardwick and the guys of Nerdist during the San Diego Comic-Con. The band’s guitarists opened up about the making of their upcoming movie Through the Never, Jonah and Kirk bond over living in Hawaii, and they tell stories of forgetting how to play their own songs!

Metallica’s Through the Never will land in IMAX theaters starting Friday, September 27th and wide release Friday, October 4th!

Stream/download it on their site here: http://www.nerdist.com/2013/09/nerdist-podcast-metallica/