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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Dan Harmon, Chris McKenna & More on 'Nerdist Writer's Panel'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Nerdist Writer's Panel – Dan Harmon, Chris McKenna, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, and Joe Henderson

SCOTT: Dan Harmon and Chris [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mike Birbiglia Chills With Todd Barry, Writers Discuss the 'Anti-Sitcom' & More

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

The Todd Barry Podcast - Mike Birbiglia

ROB: Sometimes you just [...]

Nerdist Writers Panel #3 On TV Writing: "It's always banana peels and stop lights"

The Nerdist Writers Panel on TV Writing, featuring panelists Community's Dan Harmon, The Middle Man's Javier Grillo Marxuach, and The Good Guys' Aaron Ginsburg and Wade McIntyre, is both reassuring (writing for dating reality shows for 7 years!) and barf-inducing (selling your first script ever to Robert Zemeckis!), as the writers discuss their breakthrough jobs, the value of networking vs. having a quality spec, and the thrilling conclusion of Seaquest.

"It's always banana peels and stop lights, as I put it. It's just, like, a series of random events. The only thing you can do is be persistent about it," Harmon explains, reassuring the audience that working [...]