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  1. Meltdown Comics and NerdMelt Showroom Are Closing Next WeekAnother Los Angeles comedy mainstay is closing down next week. Last night it was announced that Hollywood’s Meltdown Comics, which has been in […]
  2. Talking to Jonah Ray About ‘The Half Hour’, ‘Nerdist’, and Zombie JokesFor the past 15 years, Comedy Central’s half hour specials have showcased the future stars of standup. Looking back, the early years of Comedy […]
  3. Talking to Kumail Nanjiani About Standup, Acting, ‘SNL’ Auditions and MoreFans of Kumail Nanjiani have no shortage of places to find him. He’s appeared in every season of IFC’s Portlandia, and is a regular on TNT’s […]
  4. With Comedy Bang Bang Gone, What’s L.A.’s Next Big Stand-up Show? 2012 was the end of an era for the Los Angeles comedy scene, as Comedy Bang Bang, the influential weekly stand-up showcase co-created by […]
  5. Talking with Jonah Ray About His New Stand-Up Album, the Nerdist Podcast […]As co-host of the Nerdist podcast, one of the best and most popular comedy podcasts going, Jonah Ray wields a lot of power in the comedy […]
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    Watch a Young Man’s ‘Black and White’ Karaoke MeltdownIf you’re just here for the screaming, fast-forward to 1:07.