Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.


Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

The JV Club #64: Christina Jasberg

Janet’s high school friend and mental health advocate Christina Jasberg travels from Tucson to rug-it-up with an intimate discussion about the roles of family history, brain chemistry, environment, hormones, and… more

Happy Vader’s Day with a Massive Star Wars Prize Package for Your Dad

Not all dads are perfect. Some of them cut your hand off in a lightsaber duel while trying to convert you to the Dark Side. But is that any reason… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

The Legacy Music Hour #135: Flying and Shooting 3

Flying scrolling shoot ‘em up games is the focus of Episode 135.  Jams.  Straight up jams.  Twinbee 3.  Can’t beat it.  The best.  This whole episode is jammed out though. … more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Barbarella”

[youtube] The ’60s must have been an interesting time for Henry Fonda. He was one of the most wholesome… more

One Last BBC America Giveaway For “The Nerdist”

This is The End. No, really, it’s the end of this season of The Nerdist on BBC America, on which Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg guest to promote their new… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #94: Sex for a Lifetime

NO EXPIRATION DATE! Author of “Naked at Our Age,” senior sexpert Joan Price dishes on getting sexy like a fine wine. TOPICS: The Ick Factor, Myths, Menopause, Getting in the… more

Jason Silva Shows Us “Awe”

[youtube] Our good friend Jason Silva, the host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, has another mind-expanding video for… more

Becoming Judy, “Just Cos”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos, the show follows Meg Turney in her cosplay preparations for Planet Comicon in Kansas City, from concept (Judy from Cowboy Bebop to… more

The Doctor Puppet in the Garden

The latest episode of Alisa Stern’s brilliant animated Doctor Puppet is up, and it lands our time traveler in… a garden, investigating his own past, and he encounters… someone… familiar…. more

Chewin’ It #13: Bill Paxton, Part 1

This week Kevin and Steve chew it over some beers with the one and only Bill Paxton!  Weird Science, Aliens, Apollo 13, Titanic, Tombstone, Big Love, CLUB DREAD!  He’s done… more

Comic Book Day: Andy Diggle Steals the Show in “Thief of Thieves”

Much like Alan Moore has the market cornered on dressing like Willy Wonka, Andy Diggle is one of the names most associated with comic book thrillers. From his humble beginning… more

You Made It Weird #155: Heidi Niedermeyer

Heidi Niedermeyer (Kid Farm! Countless hilarious web videos! Comedy!) makes it weird! Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show on Facebook. Buy YMIW shirts! Order his new special “Nice… more

Course of the Force, Ep. 1: Lightsaber’s Lost

Course of the Force 2013 is coming soon, and to get things started, Matt Mira headed up to Industrial Light and Magic to get this year’s saber and to chat… more

Nerdist Podcast: Jim Jefferies

The always hilarious Jim Jefferies comes on the show to talk about his love of pinball machines, giving his son an American name, and his show Legit!… more

EXCLUSIVE: The Pixar Way, Plus A Clip From Monsters University

In Monsters Inc., Mike and Sulley are shown as life-long friends who stand by each other through thick and thin. But in the prequel, Monsters University, the bromance has yet… more

Pickstarter: A Movie About Video Games

Despite the many correct and profound reflections on art and media the late, great Roger Ebert gave to the world, one he got incredibly wrong was about video games. He… more

A Preview Of the Nerdist Channel’s “Animal Battles”

The Nerdist Channel will be bringing you a new show, Animal Battles with Max Landis, starting June 5th. Here’s a preview, in which Adam Savage ponders the question of which… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for May 29th, 2013

By now, we hope, you’ve recovered from the barbecue, freedom, and beer-induced haze of Memorial Day weekend and are more than halfway into your four day work week. Let’s face… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 5/28/13

I have no idea what is going on with Amanda Bynes because there’s been so much great comedy to watch online this week. The latest season of Arrested Development is… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #89: “Breaking Bad”‘s Vince Gilligan

Vince Gilligan, creator and showrunner of Breaking Bad. As part of Fast Company magazine’s “Most Creative People” issue, Ben Blacker interviewed the showrunners and creators of some of television’s most… more

“Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox” Trailer Zooms Into Your Life

One of the pivotal moments in building up to DC’s launch of the New 52 universe, Geoff Johns’ and Andy Kubert’s Flashpoint told us the unnerving tale of Barry Allen… more

The Mutant Season #82: Dov Kelemer

Toy distributor Dov Kelemer sits down with Gil to talk about how he got into the toy business, what a toy distributor does, and more! Watch Gil’s videos on YouTube!… more

The Shelf: “Doctor Who” Series 7 Pt. 2, “Beetlejuice,” the Complete Series

This week, we’ve got Blu-rays and DVDs of some favorite television programs as well as some weird movies you may want to check out. The beauty of “The Shelf” is… more