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7:30 pm - Tue, Mar 22, 2011
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Know Your Nerds: Your Questions For Us Answered!

You asked the questions….click “read more” to read our answers.

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9:29 pm - Wed, Mar 23, 2011
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Know Your Nerds!: Kristin

Admin: Kristin “Boss Lady” Elizabeth. 

Age: 21

Hometown: Everywhere over the lovely state of Massachusetts.  

Favorite Comedians: Where do I start? Top five from the top of my head: Larry David, David Cross, Steve Martin, Dave Chapelle, Sarah Silverman, and oh so many more.  

Favorite TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Parks & Rec, Mad Men, Party Down, and more. 

Favorite Movies: Sound of Music, Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers, Forrest Gump, and Clue.

Favorite Books: Anything by Simon Rich, and the Harry Potter series. 

Music?: Just about everything, from The Beatles to Four Years Strong to Lil Wayne.

Greatest Achievements?: Making most of my friends look midget-esque  when I stand around them.

Aspirations?: Exploit this cult to the masses while being successful professionally and comically. 

Random Fact about self?: Favorite food is chocolate chip pancakes. 

1:00 pm - Thu, Mar 24, 2011
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Know Your Nerds! - Talon

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Admin: Talon Bigelow, twitter

Age: 22

Hometown: Bothell, WA, currently residing in Portland, OR

Favorite Comedians: Louis C.K., John Mulaney, Paul F. Tompkins, Matt Branoughler, Demetri Martin, Flight of the Conchords, DERRICK Comedy, BriTANick, Tina Fey

Favorite TV Shows: Scrubs, Community, 30 Rock, The Office, Parks and Rec, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who, Sherlock, SNL, Arrested Development, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Masterchef, 

Favorite Movies: The Avengers, Frost/Nixon, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Social Network, Mystery Team, Galaxy Quest, Anchorman, Shaun of the Dead, The Truman Show (just to name a few)

Favorite Books: Holes, Watchmen, Harry Potter, Bossypants

Music? Ben Folds, Childish Gambino, Gorillaz, basically anything but country. I have a lot of variety, mostly indie rock, a cappella covers, starting to get more into hip hop. Ben Folds is my favorite song writer though. 

Greatest Achievements? Making this video and getting this response to it.

Aspirations? Actor, Director, Comedy Writer, SNL writer/performer, Late Night talk show host

Random Fact about self? I recently found out that I’m 3 degrees of separation away from Aubrey Plaza. 

1:00 pm - Mon, Mar 28, 2011
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Know Your Nerds!: Danielle

Admin:  The Hostess Who Posts the Mostess: Danielle “I exist” Romeo (see also: schwaggology)

Age: 22

Hometown: The Birthplace of Funk (the smell, not the music), New Jersey

Favorite Comedians: John Mulaney, Nick Kroll, Eugene Mirman, Louis CK, Morgan Murphy, Demetri Martin, Lisa Lampanelli, Janeane Garofalo, Patton Oswalt, etc. etc. etc. I could go on for days.

Favorite TV Shows: Community, Childrens Hospital, Parks and Rec, SNL, True Blood (yeah, I admit it.), Louie, The League, It’s Always Sunny, Freaks and Geeks, Scrubs, Arrested Development, etc.

Favorite Movies: Garden State, Moulin Rouge, Empire Records, Dazed and Confused, Romeo + Juliet (the one with Leo), Wet Hot American Summer, Elf, etc.

Favorite Books: You’re A Horrible Person But I Like You, Ant Farm (Simon Rich), Downtown Owl (Chuck Klosterman), Q&A (the novel they based Slumdog Millionaire off of- by Vikas Swarup), Candide (Voltaire), etc.

Music? yes please! Brand New, Rilo Kiley, Mumford and Sons, Electric Light Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Eat World, Incubus, Elvis Costello, Belle & Sebastian, Elliott Smith, etc.

Greatest Achievements? telling Seth Meyers to enjoy his goat when he took pictures with everyone but me (that hooker who runs the site, Kristin, included) even though I was the one who called him over to our group in the first place after SNL one night

Aspirations? to someday be tall enough to reach the cookie jar, to live long enough to see Comedy Nerds become a huge global success, etc. y’know, the usual.

Random Fact about self? I write way too much when I answer things, but I’m sure you already knew that.

1:00 pm - Tue, Mar 29, 2011
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Know Your Nerds!: Kari

Admin: Kari “Loney” Rogers

Age: 21

Hometown: Alhambra, CA! Anyone? That’s what I thought.

Favorite Comedians: Andrew Daly, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins, Louis C.K., Jen Kirkman, Norm MacDonald, The Whitest Kids U’ Know, Albert Brooks, Maria Bamford

Favorite TV Shows: Community, It’s Always Sunny, Mystery Science Theater 3000, all three Conans, Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Man to Man with Dean Learner, any sketch show

Favorite Movies: Hot Rod, Back to the Future, Walk Hard, The Blues Brothers, Broadcast News, Little Shop of Horrors, most Apatow and Kevin Smith.

Favorite Books: Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke and Depression for Dummies.

Music? Brendan Benson, classic country, power pop, rockabilly, blues rock, garage, singer-songwriters, and probably a few other needlessly rigid genres

Greatest Achievements? A humor zine I wrote with my brother and dropped on the street in ‘09 that no one read - probably blown away in the wind or thrown away. How beautiful and futile life is!

Aspirations? To own a comedy venue.

Random Fact About Self? I am, in fact, random.

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