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


Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool


Daniel Radcliffe <3 Tom Lehrer

Yet another reason to enjoy young Radcliffe! He’s a massive Tom Lehrer fan. And how does he recite “The Elements Song” on The Graham Norton Show? IMPRESSIVELY! Impressively! Impressive…LY…. more

TRAILER: A Doctor Who Christmas Carol

Hot off the presses (of the Internet)!!! A little Doctor, a dash of Pond, some ghosty business and a well-cast Michael Gambon fresh off that wizard school movie. The annual… 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

Nerdist Pocast #45: KEVIN POLLAK

Kevin Pollak collects Disney Haunted Mansion memorabilia. ALSO he has a dang popular chat show on the Webs, soon to be the TV/Webs what with technology and all. Chris… more

Questions for The Doctor?

Through the graciousness of the BBC I am ecstatic to announce that MATT SMITH WILL BE A GUEST ON THE NERDIST PODCAST. I know!!!! Right???? If you could ask Matt… more

Woman Chokes At Comedy Show

This clip was sent to me by my dear friend Jamie Kaler (who’s on TBS’s My Boys). We did a podcast together the other day called Road Stories, on which… more

Doctor Who Shirt Contest!

So, I get a call from one of the coolest humans the other night, Craig Ferguson: “Mr. Haaaaardwick…it’s Mr. Ferrrrguson! Do you know who’s (hint) going to be on… more

Jim Gaffigan Poster Challenge on The Node: THE RESULTS

Congratulations to SAM HO!!!! Sam is now $500 richer and the proud owner of tickets to the Jim Gaffigan show of his choosing! This output of this nerdsourcing challenge on… more

Nerdist Podcast #44: DONAL LOGUE

  Donal (long ‘o’) Logue is currently on one of my favorite TV shows, “Terriers” (a show NOT about dogs) on FX. I want many people to watch this show… more

Zoetropic Thunder

My dear friend Divya send me this vid from Austin-based band The Octopus Project. This may well be one of the most nerdily genius promotional ideas EVER. If you purchase… more

Doug Benson Has a Show…THE INTERRUPTION!

FOR YEARS Doug has been doing this terrific live comedy show at M Bar, UCB and Largo in Los Angeles. Basically Doug would invite  his comedy pals to do sets,… more

McBusters 2!

The sequel to the instant classic McBusters–Myke Chilian’s McDonalds/Ghostbusters mashup–is HERE! Also included is this episode is a spot-on (no not really) Morgan Spurlock, performed by me, Chris Hardwick…. more

Nerdist Podcast #43: WIRED’s CHRIS ANDERSON

WIRED’s head nerd Chris Anderson! He also wrote the wonderful books The Long Tail & Free: The Future of a Radical Price. Mr. Anderson–as the Matrix would refer to him–is… more

Star Wars Travel Art

Plucky nerd artist Steve Thomas made a set of eight original vintage-y Star Wars travel art pieces with the intention of poster-izing them. They’re not posters just yet, but that… more

Jim Gaffigan Poster Design Contest! $500 Prize!

Less than a week remains in the Jim Gaffigan “fans design a cool poster for Jim’s NY shows in December” contest (for lack of a simpler, cleverer name). Just a… more

Nerdist Podcast #42: BRIAN POSEHN

Brian Posehn’s infant son wiped out all of Springfield (schwaaa?). Chris, Jonah & Matt worshipped the glory that is Brian’s nerdtastic man room. Follow Brian on Twitter: @thebrianposehn… more

Musical Fun Facts About The Universe

via Gizmodo and inspired by this Reddit thread of weirdo fun facts…. more

Geek Flow

Dan Martell posted this EXCELLENT graphical flowchart called “The Evolution of the Geek” over on Flowtown. I don’t know where Nerds fit in. Would there be a meta chart where… more

Nerdsourcing Challenge: Design Jim Gaffigan’s Next Poster!

Are you a spunky graphic designer who enjoys top notch comedy? We’re doing a little contest over on the Nerdist creation network, The Node (still in beta). First prize is… more

Nerdist Podcast #41: GREG FITZSIMMONS

Greg Fitzsimmons will punch you in the face if you’re a mean jerk. Chris, Matt & Jonah will assault you with passive agressive comments in a similar situation, but then… more

Shoplifter Imprisoned in Bert

This is a horrifying Bert costume. It’s like “The Man in the Iron Mask” where the iron mask is made out of recycled “#1″ foam fingers…. more

Node Warriors Wanted for Brea, Addison, Atlanta

Brea, CA: Oct. 21-24 (soon!) Atlanta, GA: Nov. 11-14 Addison, TX: Nov. 18-20 The Node Warrior street team promotions program has been incredibly successful! Also, I have been impressed by… more

Papercraft Star Wars

“Tatooine” by Jeremy Messersmith, directed by Eric Powers…. more

Endangered Savers!

George S. Clason wrote The Richest Man in Babylon to teach basic money saving/wealth-building techniques through the art of parable. It’s a great book and should be required reading… more