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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: DJ Earworm’s “United State Of Pop”

[youtube] Happy New Year, Nerds!!! Let’s take a moment to remember all of the spectacularly catchy and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: A “Hip-Hop Christmas Remix” Light Show

[youtube] Coming straight from a half-Jewish nerd, I give you the best Christmas display of all time. … more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Furr”

This year, my Thanksgiving looked like it came straight out of someone’s Pinterest board. From new and improved ways to reuse Mason jars to 12 different stuffing recipes, down to… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week – “Bug Hunt (Wreck-it Ralph) (Noisia Remix)”

[soundcloud url="" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=ff7700" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This track was sent to… more

Ten Topical, Pop-Inspired Halloween Costumes To Annoy Your Friends And Neighbors

Boo! Nerds! It’s that time of year again where I admit to all of you that I am not in a place to give you any sort of Halloween advice…. more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead”

This Friday, I feel like throwin’ it back a few years. Fall is a time for reflection. The leaves are changing again – if you live in a place that… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Call Me On Broken Glass (Rostam Remix)”

Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but I’m a nerd, so lets hang out and watch Doctor Who maybe? Okay, bad joke, but that was me warning… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Trails and Ways’ Cover of “Animal”

When indie folk bands cover dance music in new and exciting ways, I’m filled to the brim with emotion. The art of turning a synthesizer into something man-made is an… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Is Your Love Big Enough?”

There comes a time in everyone’s life when it’s appropriate to tell an embarrassing story about yourself. For me, that time is now. When I was working at Billboard Music,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Trip”

This week, my favorite summer band, Vacationer, released their latest music video for the song “Trip.” The song itself is lovely. Soothing even. It’s simply about needing a getaway, and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Real Estate” (NSFW)

On the Fourth of July, Childish Gambino dropped his new free mixtape, Royalty. He brought together a cornucopia of artists to collaborate with him for this album: The likes of… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Turn On The Sunshine”

First off, let me just say how sorry I am for how much Matt and I have sucked at posting music lately. I would like to blame the economy, because… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Kaw-Liga”

I can almost definitely assure you that this is the first ‘track of the week’ that can fall in the dreaded genre of country music. GASP. I know, I’m just… more

Lightning in a Bottle – A Music Nerd’s Dreamland

There’s a weekend of bliss ahead of us, Nerds. For those of you residing in Southern California and love loving things, I recommend you jog on over to Lightning in… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “At Least It Was Here” 8-Bit Style

Today’s TOTW is a record-breaking one. The :28 second track (though stemming from a much longer version) is considered the shortest song in TOTW history. Don’t let the length fool… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Krokodil”

This week’s track goes out to one of Nerdist’s favorites, St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark) one of our biggest nerd crushes. After first hearing this song live at… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “The Look”

Man, it’s been a crazy week in music. I say this mainly because we have now learned how to bring deceased artists back from the dead to perform live at… more

If You’re Going to Coachella: A Nerd’s Guide to Bands and Fun Times

It’s that time of year, Nerds! Music festivals are a flutter and you might be noticing a heightened use of a certain three-syllable word, Coach-el-la. This Friday marks the opening… more

New Childish Gambino Track! “Eat Your Vegetables”

Donald Glover JUST released this new song called, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Now nerds, at first listen you might ask yourself “WHERE HAVE I HEARD THIS BEAT BEFORE? The answer is…… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “So Happy”

It’s been a long time coming, not only for this music video, but for TOTW! Last week was the first time Matt and I accidentally “forgot” to post. It was… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Pretty”

Eyes Lips Eyes are the ingredients to awesomesauce. And I’m not just saying that because I’m writing this at 3:30am on a bout of insomnia or because they’re playing… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “New York City”

You know how within seconds of hearing a wonderful new song, you have opened your email, composed a new draft with the subject line “YOU MUST LISTEN TO THIS RIGHT… more

Becca’s Day-After-Valentine’s Day Playlist, Because

Day After Valentines Day Playlist from bccbecca on 8tracks. I wanted to put together a Valentines Day playlist for the music nerd, but as much as I love being a… more