Witness Ragnarok Tonight on Netflix

The world hasn't ended yet, contrary to John Hodgman's predictions. But because the coming global superpocalypse hasn't happened, we can all experience Ragnarok. No not that Ragnarök. This one is just a John Hodgman special, streaming exclusively on Netflix as of today. » 6/20/13 8:00pm 6/20/13 8:00pm

John Hodgman explains the end of the world to you

John Hodgman is the world's foremost expert on all things canny and uncanny, and everything in between. And today marks the release of Ragnarok, his one-hour comedy special about the apocalypse, via Netflix. To celebrate, we talked to him about the meaning of apocalyptic stories, and why he doesn't love zombies. » 6/20/13 3:51pm 6/20/13 3:51pm

How to Survive the Mayan Apocalypse: Urine and Mayonnaise

Funnyman and former PC John Hodgman has a hilarious solution to survive the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse on December 21, 2012 and it involves more urine and mayonnaise than is healthy. Still, you don't want blood waves and a dog army to kill you, right? Enjoy. It's so sensible! [YouTube via Laughing Squid] » 12/07/12 10:00pm 12/07/12 10:00pm

Apple Films Lost iPhone Parody

According to 9-to-5's reliable sources, Apple filmed a funny sketch re-writing the story of Powell and his lost iPhone prototype. The short features John Hodgman—who plays PC Guy in Apple's commercials—playing a barman getting a guy drunk. » 6/07/10 10:15am 6/07/10 10:15am

Dry Yourself Out With The Complete Collection of Apple's 'Get A Mac'…

If you've got nothing better to do between now and the 27th of January, head over to AdWeek where all 66 TV adverts starring John Hodgman and Justin Long have been saved for posterity's sake. [AdWeek] » 1/19/10 11:10am 1/19/10 11:10am

John Hodgman: "Barack Obama Is the First Nerd President"

John Hodgman, now perhaps best known as the PC in the "I'm a Mac" ads, spoke at the Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner about nerds, Trekkies, and President Obama's favorite "name-brand smartphone [he] shall not name, for contractual reasons." » 6/20/09 4:30pm 6/20/09 4:30pm

'I'm a PC' Guy Interviewed, Confirmed Dorky

Sean Siler is Microsoft's employee and "I'm a PC" guy, the response » 10/08/08 6:45pm 10/08/08 6:45pm to Apple's long running PC parody famously acted by . Don't get us wrong. There's little to no content in this interview, but you get a good look at Siler sans brown jacket. Plus, you get to see what his hair normally looks like. (SPOILER ALERT: He…

So What's Up With That New 'I'm a PC' Guy, Anyway?

Do you want to know a little more about Sean Siler, Microsoft's version of Apple's PC parody John Hodgman? Of course you do! Luckily, the latest » 9/19/08 3:20pm 9/19/08 3:20pm Microsoft commercial had his email address right inside, and you can email "him" at sean@windows.com. But we saved you the 10 seconds and sent the email ourselves. Here's his…

Seinfeld and Gates Are Out, "I'm a Mac" Counterattack Ads Are In

Alas, the Abbott and Costello-esque partnership » 9/17/08 11:00pm 9/17/08 11:00pm between is now officially over, after Microsoft decided to go with a slightly less ambiguous advertising campaign. (, contrary to what's floating around the internet tonight about pulled Seinfeld ads.) In their place is a direct shot at those Apple "I'm a Mac" ads,…

Election 2006: Vote For the New Mac Guy

Looks like we've seen the end of Justin "I'm a Mac" Long. Apple has given our favorite B-lister the boot and needs your help in picking the next actor to star alongside John "PC Guy" Hodgman in their TV ads. We've hand-picked our top candidates and now it's up to you to make the vote. » 11/08/06 4:10pm 11/08/06 4:10pm

John Hodgman: PC Guy from Apple Ads Way Smarter Than Mac Guy

Radar interviews John Hodgman, you know, the PC Guy from the Apple ads. And reading it makes me feel just stupid. You know he works for the Daily Show, but did you know he's a full fledged NY Times Magazine editor and writer, and was a reporter for NPR's This American Life? Justin Long, the Mac Guy, is best known for… » 9/27/06 4:17pm 9/27/06 4:17pm

The Internet Is Not A Big Truck: Featuring John Hodgman

This Daily Show clip kicks the point through with a double-foot-to-face-stomp-of-fury that the internet is not a big truck. The clip stars our favorite Apple PC vs. Mac commercial actor and Daily Show "resident expert", John Hodgman, and tells us in G.E.D. terms what Net Neutrality really is. The best part? The… » 7/20/06 5:00pm 7/20/06 5:00pm