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John Hodgman and Dan Castellaneta to Play Competing Public Radio Hosts on 'Parks and Rec'

The Daily Show's John Hodgman and The Simpsons' Dan Castellaneta are set to guest star on an upcoming episode of Parks and Recreation, EW reports. They'll be playing rival public radio hosts, with Castellaneta reprising his character of Pawnee's Derry Murbles, who he's played twice on the show before, and Hodgman making his Parks and Rec debut as Eagleton host August Clementine. With Eagleton recently having been absorbed into Pawnee, Murbles is now forced to share his show with Clementine. The episode is expected to air later this season after the Winter Olympics.

John Hodgman Is Now an Expert on Profiting Off of the Human Body

The Daily Show's resident deranged millionaire John Hodgman dropped by the set last night to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on the patenting of human genes, and most importantly, to compliment summer fill-in host John Oliver on the "passable" job he's doing on the show.

Watch Above Average's New Web Series 'The Lineup' Featuring John Hodgman

Here's the first episode of a brand new web series that NYC-based sketch comedy group Elephant Larry made for the Above Average Network, the official YouTube channel of Lorne Michaels's Broadway Video. Deranged millionaire John Hodgman guest stars in this one as some sort of deranged criminal.

How Stephen Colbert Trained Himself to Never Feel Embarrassment

Here's John Hodgman on SiriusXM's "Unmasked," in which he talks about how he heard Stephen Colbert rid himself of ever feeling embarrassed: by a strange version of immersion therapy, in which he basically did very embarrassing things in public until it didn't bother him anymore. Comedic commitment: Stephen Colbert basically defines it.

Exciting Things Are Happening for Jesse Thorn’s MaxFunDay Today

Today is MaxFunDay, the first ever one-day pledge drive for Jesse Thorn’s podcast network, Maximum Fun, which hosts a ton of amazing shows like Bullseye, Judge John Hodgman, Jordan, Jesse, Go!, Risk!, and more. Jesse Thorn and friends are participating in a Google Plus video chat all day and engaging in Reddit AMAs, with plenty of giveaways and other festivities planned. It's for a good cause too, as Max Fun is donating meals to the LA Food Bank for every new member they get. Check out a rundown of the day’s events on the official site. The schedule is also embedded below, along with the best moments [...]

John Hodgman Knows All the Child Labor Law Loopholes

Here's John Hodgman on The Daily Show last night, sharing all the tricks to being an asshole boss, many of which involve using industrial hand-mangling machines on children.

John Hodgman's Live Performance 'Ragnarok' to Debut on Netflix June 20th

Here's a clip from John Hodgman: Ragnarok, the Daily Show comedian and author's self-described "one-man show/doomsday seminar" that is set to debut as a special on Netflix on June 20th. Hodgman toured the show all over the country last year before the date for his end of the world prediction proved false. Hopefully, the date for his Netflix special debut will turn out to be legitimate.

John Hodgman Returns to 'The Daily Show' to Talk About Greeb

Here's deranged millionaire John Hodgman's first appearance on The Daily Show since November 2012. He probably only came back to show how cool he looks with slicked-back hair.

Deranged Millionaire John Hodgman Is Mad at You for Voting for Obama

The Daily Show's Resident Deranged Millionaire John Hodgman slid into his Daily Show rolly chair to frustrate Jon Stewart and to lecture the audience about the horrible mistake they made by voting to re-elect Barack Obama earlier this month. As with most people crying over Romney's loss, Hodgman does it by wiping his tears and blowing his nose on a $100 bill. Is there any other way?

John Hodgman Says the World "Might Not End" This Year

"Here we are, now approaching my predictive date for the end times, December 21, 2012, which is of course not my date, but the one the Mayans have been threatening us with for a long time. And as far as I can tell, it’s very disconcerting, but if you look at the signs around, I’d hate to break this to you, but the world might not end. I think my mistake was relying on the Mayans. I mean, those guys? Come on. If they were really that advanced, they would have made a calendar out of paper, not stone. What was I thinking?"

— Comedian and author John Hodgman to [...]

Check Out Wired's New Animated Web Series 'Codefellas,' Featuring John Hodgman and Emily Heller

Here's the first episode of Codefellas, a new animated web series that Wired recently debuted. Created by David Rees and Brian Spinks, it's an NSA workplace comedy starring John Hodgman and Emily Heller as NSA workers Henry Topple and Nicole Winters. It's a fast, funny comedy that does for domestic spying what Archer does for international espionage.

Check out episodes 2 and 3 below:

10 Comedy Podcasts That Would Make Great TV Shows

TV is Dead, Long Live TV. While television is rapidly decaying on the business end of things, simultaneously it is consistently evolving, more artistically challenging and even auteur-friendly, and that is partially thanks to the infiltration of comedy podcasts. Some shows try to incorporate some of the DNA of their pods to the small screen, like Comedy Bang Bang and The Nerdist, while standups like Nikki Glaser, Sara Schaefer, and Pete Holmes have parlayed their numerous hours behind podcast mics into late night hosting gigs. Maron, premiering tomorrow, would never have become a reality if it weren't for his years hosting WTF with Marc Maron, the popular interview podcast that [...]

John Hodgman Gives Some Last-Minute Apocalypse Survival Tips

John Hodgman has been warning mankind about the impending apocalypse ever since his book That Is All came out last year, but things are getting close to his (and the Mayans') predicted date for the end times: December 21st. With just ten days left before we all meet our doom, check out this video of Hodgman's survival tips to make sure you know how much urine and mayonnaise to keep around the house.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, and John Hodgman about Space

Here's StarTalk Neil deGrasse Tyson's new web show, which premiered this week on the Nerdist Network. It's based on Tyson's podcast of the same name and features a ton of comedians as guests, with Sarah Silverman and Jim Gaffigan slated to appear in the future. In this first episode, however, Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, John Hodgman, and some astronaut in front of a live audience to educate them about space and to take their smartass questions.