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

How Superman Shaves? Ask Bill Nye, Kevin Smith, Mayim Bialik, and Mythbusters

How does Superman shave? I mean… you know… there HAS to be an explanation of how he manages to get rid of the facial, um, stronger-than-hair. Kryptonite razor? Naw, that’s… more

Cashing In with T.J. Miller #63: Scratcher in the Rye

Cash and TJ talk about stationary unicycles, business card cemeteries, Wolfgang Puck, prenatal vitamins, Captain Ahab, whale face, hemlock shots, hand washing, and iPhone coasters, and ask the question, “What… 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

EXCLUSIVE: Say Hello to Batman in DC’s “Earth 2 Annual” #1

While titles like Scott Snyder’s Batman and Jeff Lemire’s Animal Man may have received more attention in recent months, DC’s excellent Earth 2 has shown us another world (and laid… more

Pop My Culture #115: Arye Gross

Arye Gross (Castle and Ellen) chats with Cole and Vanessa about canceled shows, CSI: NY, House II: The Second Story, The Grapes of Wrath, drunk radio hosts, 50 year old… more

Minecraft “Man of Steel”

Here’s the Man of Steel trailer #3 with Hans Zimmer’s “An Ideal of Hope,” recreated in Minecraft. No, really, here it is Minecraft style, the creation of Steelehouse. This is… more

The K Ohle #5: Pet-O-Philia with Emily Heller

Kurt sits down with comedian Emily Heller to discuss her pet COCKatiel. We figure out why you can’t trust a bird, play Public Radio Personality Name or Pet Name,… more

The Collection: Capture Creatures, Skyrim Commercials, and Lots Of “Get Lucky”

Hey, it’s Memorial Day and I’m way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, WAY overdue to post some more stuff that didn’t fit anyplace else… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #119: Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, “Something Wicked This Way Is”

Starring Paul F. Tompkins as Sparks Nevada and Mark Gagliardi as his faithful Martian companion, Croach the Tracker. Also starring Craig Cackowski as Felton; Joshua Malina as the Barkeep; and… more

Your Instant Reactions To “Arrested Development” Redux

Okay, some of you have now had the chance to see all or most of the new episodes of Arrested Development on Netflix. I haven’t even started, but the mixed… more

The Indoor Kids #98: XBoxOne Galore with Kevin Pereira!

Today we welcome the wonderful Kevin Pereira to talk all about the XBox announcements from last week- the good, the bad, what we still don’t know. Plus we talk Arkham… more

More Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube] A couple of weeks ago, I took it upon myself to answer rhetorical questions posed by… more

Nerdist Podcast: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg sit down with the Nerdist guys to talk about pastimes of Canadian Jews, their writing process, and the new movie This Is The End! See… more

Get Wasted with the US Trailer for “The World’s End”

[youtube] Can it be August yet? The American version of the new The World’s End trailer is now alive… more

From “The Nerdist”: “ZOD Talks,” TED’s Evil Twin

TED got nothin’ on ZOD — ZOD Talks, that is, the lecture series that offers the thoughts of best and brightest of evildoers for your edification. If only this wasn’t… more

Ding-Donger #7: Bananas in Bantayan!

Matt’s still in Asia, and it’s hot as balls. Join him as he regales you with tales of hanging with Kyle Kinane in Korea, his girlfriend in the Philippines, and… more

End of Days for “The Kids in the Hall”

The end is here for YouTube Comedy Week and this season of classic clips from The Kids in the Hall on the Nerdist Channel, making these two sketches appropriate. First,… more

Set List: Drew Carey

If the live edition of Set List tonight on the Nerdist Channel isn’t enough “stand-up without a net” for you, here’s another episode, with the comic being put through his… more

Here’s Your “Set List” Live Stream Show

So, here we are, Set List Live for YouTube Comedy Week on the Nerdist Channel with Moshe Kasher, Jon Dore, Matt Kirshen, Kira Soltanovich, and Dan Van Kirk as Mark… more

Music Geek Track of The Week: Boards of Canada’s “Reach For The Dead”

[youtube] A former editor once gave me some good advice that comparing the vibe of a song… more

John DiMaggio Talks “I Know That Voice”

John DiMaggio is one of the most sought-after and hardest-working voice actors in the biz today. He grew to prominence as the voice of Bender Bending Rodriguez on the Matt… more

Big Pop Fun #77: Kevin Michael Richardson

Kevin Michael Richardson is an actor and voice over artist whose voice has been heard on cartoons and commercials around the world. Tom and Kevin talk about Syracuse University and… more

Going Hands-On with Capcom’s “Remember Me”

Launching a AAA video game title in today’s market is no small task for publishers and developers alike. In a market glutted with sequels to venerated franchises, it can prove… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Star Dreck, Double Jump, Picture This, and more!

The NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles has an absolutely killer week planned for this last week of May. It’s hard to think of a better way to… more