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

DIY STAR WARS Planet Mobile

Are you or your kids feeling as bored as Luke Skywalker on Tatooine? Then dust off the landspeeder and head into the nearest city that isn’t a hive of scum… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #62: Round 2 (Geoff Lott, Derek Sheen, Sean Murphy and Douglas Gale)

Round two with Geoff Lott, Derek Sheen, Sean Murphy and Douglas Gale. Recorded at the Tacoma Comedy Club, January 6, 2014. See Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction LIVE every third Tuesday… 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
 

How to Make the Most of Coachella, Weekend 2

In case you managed to avoid Instagram this past weekend or you just woke up from a coma, you may not know that this coming weekend is the second weekend… more

COMEDY BANG! BANG! Discovers Big STAR WARS News, Maybe

To preview the season 3 premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC, a clip has been released in which host Scott Aukerman and Patton Oswalt find out some exciting news,… more

Best Picture: THE GREAT ZIEGFELD (1936)

Nerdist’s film critic, Witney Seibold, has been been watching and reviewing every single film to have won the Oscar for Best Picture in chronological order. He has arrived at week… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Eurydice’ by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The defining attribute of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart sound has always been their urgency. Sure, their bright poppy aesthetic would have been a perfect fit for a… more

Miracles of Weird: The Tawny Crazy Ant

Species: Nylanderia fulva Range: Central South America, and regrettably, the southeast US Weird Feature(s): Takes acid bath to protect itself from red fire ants The story of the tawny… more

MIFVOTD 4/18/14: Another Great Real Estate Music Video by Tom Scharpling

Today’s Most Intentionally Funny Video Of The Day was submitted by Rob Hatch-Miller, producer and editor on Real Estate’s latest music video for “Crime” from visionary music video director and… more
 

BATMAN: Reanimated – The Clock King

This week’s Batman: The Animated Series episode of note is one by popular request: the fourteenth broadcast, twenty-fifth produced episode, written by David Wise and directed by Kevin Altieri, “The… more

Nerdist News: Live From WonderCon, Plus GODZILLA Rules and So Does Marjorie Liu

Can’t be at WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend? Nerdist News has you covered, or, should I say, Nerdist News is covering… look, you know what I mean. Today’s edition comes… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: The Mo Show, Beta Test, Paul Danke Album Recording, and more!

Here is the awesome going down at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles this week: Chris Hardwick will be around for Beta Test, Paul Danke is recording his… more
 

The Todd Glass Show #148: Andy Haynes & Blake Wexler Part 1

Blake Wexler and Andy Haynes join Todd for a hilarious 2-part episode! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass on Twitter, and … more

Space Pee: Rehydrating Our Astronauts and Potentially Powering Their Gear

If you have dreams of one day living on the International Space Station (ISS), start wrapping your head around the idea of drinking your own pee. In space, every drop… more

The Alton Browncast #42: John Hodgman

Alton Brown, a/k/a Encyclo-smokia Brown, and John Hodgman remember their epic barbecue journey, talk facial hair, and hear what happened when John’s Twitter feed was hacked by… more
 

Three New X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Featurettes

After that fantastic final trailer of X-Men: Days of Future Past, you’d think Fox would be out of mutant treats for us, but you’d be wrong; This week, the studio… more

Play Nerdist’s WonderCon Bingo And You Might Win A Cube 3D Printer!

Will you be at WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend? Well, then, you should be playing Nerdist’s WonderCon Bingo. Why? Because it’s your chance to win a Cube 3D printer, that’s… more

Get Your Best Look At GODZILLA Yet In This All New TV Spot… And The Villain Has A Face!

Thus far, Legendary has done a fantastic job at marketing their upcoming reboot of Godzilla. All the trailers have been full of life, and a perfect representation of the kind… more
 

Review: FADING GIGOLO

Although sweet and sensitive, John Turturro’s film is perhaps a little too muted and slight for its own good. I know I’m supposed to be a professional when it comes… more

Terrified #38: Adam Lazzara

Adam Lazzara is the lead singer of Taking Back Sunday.  He and Dave talk kids, failure, getting picked on, getting fame, losing fame, becoming cool, becoming UNcool, and Adam’s stutter,… more

SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers

Can two brains handle the comedy challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel? Randy and Jason Sklar give it a go in the latest… more
 

COMMUNITY: Season 5 Review and a Finale Recap

My fellow Human Beings, our loyalty has been rewarded. After years of suffering and torment, we’ve finally been given another completely satisfying season of Community. As season 5 began, a… more

So Many Dead Knights in the LIFE GOES ON Trailer

Before you ask, no, this item isn’t about that Life Goes On; this one has more dead knights in it. Although “Corky and the Dead Knights” has a nice ring… more

Rumor: 2D PRINCE OF PERSIA In Development

A new 2D Prince of Persia game is in the works at Ubisoft, according to reports, and it’s sporting a new look. French outlet Portail du Jeu Video claims… more