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The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time  

Ranker Comedy
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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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Brian Posehn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Brian Posehn Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, The Wedding Singer, Brother Bear
2
Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Ratatouille, The King of Queens, Magnolia
3
UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Weird Al Presents Al-TV
4
Demetri Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person., Important Things with Demetri Martin
5
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Community, The Martian, Mystery Team
6
Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Talking Dead, Attack of the Show!, Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling
7
Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
The Price Is Right, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Aristocrats
8
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
The Talk, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Talk Soup
9
David Cross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Small Soldiers, Kung Fu Panda
10
Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Adventure Time, CatDog, Stuart Little 2
11
Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
12
Jackie Kashian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
13
Dan Harmon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Community, Funny People, Monster House
14
Paul F. Tompkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Tangled, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, There Will Be Blood
15
Ron Funches is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Undateable
16
Jessi Klein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Sleepwalk with Me, Invite Them Up, Hey Girl
17
John Hodgman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Coraline, The Daily Show, Movie 43
18
Nick Swardson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Just Go with It, Grandma's Boy, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
19
Pete Holmes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
The Pete Holmes Show
20
Pee-Wee Herman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
21
Jonah Ray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Mama's Boy
22
Randy Sklar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Wild Hogs, Bubble Boy, The Comebacks
23
T. J. Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
How to Train Your Dragon, Cloverfield, How to Train Your Dragon 2
24
Eugene Mirman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Bob's Burgers, Flight of the Conchords, Delocated
25
Greg Proops is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
The Nightmare Before Christmas, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Brother Bear