Total Nerd The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors who are total nerds.

This list contains information about the best nerdy comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best nerdy comedians come in many forms. Some famous nerdy comedians geek out over video games while other nerdy stand-ups find the funny in all things pop culture. A few hilarious geeky comedians have even appeared at Comic Con.

Who will you find on this top nerdy comedians list? Chris Hardwick has to be at the top. As the mastermind of Nerdist Industries, Hardwick has been the go-to funnyman when it comes to analyzing everything from the latest comic books, to TV shows, to the true meaning of the word “nerd.” His Nerdist podcast co-hosts, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira, are also hilariously geeky comedians.

Heavy metal and Star Wars are two of Brian Posehn's favorite topics to geek-out about. Other very funny nerdy comedians featured on this list include Patton Oswalt, Aisha Tyler, and Kumail Nanjiani.

Which nerdy comedian is your favorite? Give the best stand-up acts a thumbs up and please add any geeky comics we may have missed.

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Patton Oswalt Ratatouille, The King of Queens, Magnolia

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Brian Posehn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Brian Posehn Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, The Wedding Singer, Brother Bear

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Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Chris Hardwick Talking Dead, Attack of the Show!, Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling

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"Weird Al" Yankovic UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Weird Al Presents Al-TV

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David Cross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
David Cross Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Small Soldiers, Kung Fu Panda

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Aisha Tyler The Talk, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Talk Soup

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Pee-Wee Herman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time

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Demetri Martin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Demetri Martin Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person., Important Things with Demetri Martin

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Jackie Kashian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time

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5 1
Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time

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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Drew Carey The Price Is Right, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Aristocrats

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Paul F. Tompkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Paul F. Tompkins Tangled, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, There Will Be Blood

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Ron Funches is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Ron Funches Undateable

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Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Maria Bamford Adventure Time, CatDog, Stuart Little 2

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John Hodgman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
John Hodgman Coraline, The Daily Show, Movie 43

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Jonah Ray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Jonah Ray Mama's Boy

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Jessi Klein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Jessi Klein Sleepwalk with Me, Invite Them Up, Hey Girl

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3 2
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Donald Glover Community, The Martian, Mystery Team

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Greg Proops is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Greg Proops The Nightmare Before Christmas, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Brother Bear

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Dan Harmon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Dan Harmon Community, Funny People, Monster House

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Reggie Watts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Reggie Watts Comedy Bang! Bang!, Fort Tilden

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Randy Sklar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Randy Sklar Wild Hogs, Bubble Boy, The Comebacks

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Eugene Mirman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Eugene Mirman Bob's Burgers, Flight of the Conchords, Delocated

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Nick Swardson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Nick Swardson Just Go with It, Grandma's Boy, You Don't Mess with the Zohan

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Pete Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Pete Holmes The Pete Holmes Show

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Scott Aukerman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Scott Aukerman Austin Powers: Goldmember, Shark Tale, Mr. Show with Bob and David

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Matt Mira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time

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Matt Braunger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Matt Braunger Successful Alcoholics, Asian Stories, The Burr Effect

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Jason Sklar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Jason Sklar Wild Hogs, Bubble Boy, The Comebacks

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T. J. Miller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
T. J. Miller How to Train Your Dragon, Cloverfield, How to Train Your Dragon 2