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Chat With Matt Mira on The Node Today @ 5p PT!

The Nerdist Podcast’s own Matt Mira will be chatting with YOU on the Node today at 5p/8p PT/ET. If you somehow haven’t signed up for our digital nerd… more

Bumblebee Smashes Actual Cop Car

See, real accidents don’t usually end in apocalyptic explosions. Still, it’s fun to imagine who got yelled at the most when this marked police unit unknowingly zipped onto the closed… 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

Nerdist Podcast #40: MIKE BIRBIGLIA

  Mike Birbiglia discusses comedy writing, perfectionism, hypochondria & Entourage (the tv show, not the Microsoft/Mac OS email client). Chris & Jonah did this episode in a Matt Mira-free… more

Darkest. Simpsons. Opening. EVER.

The Simpsons has always been self-deprecating and Fox-bashing, but DAYYYYYYYY-UM! Remember the ep where Kent Brockman says that Fox purposely airs programming that will get fined by the FCC so… more

PHOTOSHOP CONTEST: Hey Hey George Takei!

Not only was this a huge check mark on my nerd bucket list, but George is a WONDERFUL man who is both gracious and kind. I love this picture, but… more

I Almost Didn’t Fart In Your General Direction

This bit of gold speaks for itself. Fortunately the Pythons ignored it. Most importantly, their stationary if fucking AWESOME. via Jonah Ray… more

Epic Comedy Show in LA on 10/11!

Monday, October 11th, (a fine, fine comedy web entity) is celebrating its 5th anniversary by putting on a show in Los Angeles. Deatils, you ask? HERE, I say!… more

Hard ‘n Phirm Sing The Legend of Neil

Our good friend Sandeep Parikh (also of The Guild) approached Mike Phirman and myself about doing a version of the rotating Legend of Neil theme song, joining other musical comedy… more

Nerdist Podcast #39: RAINN WILSON

Rainn Wilson enjoys cookies, spirituality, and the band Pavement. Chris enjoys the Cookie Monster, spirit photography and the smell of new pavement. Jonah enjoys cookie mints and spirit-paving. Matt paved… more

Come See Me in D.C.!

Well, Arlington, VA actually but “see me in DC” rhymes and you KNOW it rhymes, Marge! Comedy jokes will be told, meetups will happen, all in all fun times will… more

Ghostbusters v. AC/DC

We showed this on Attack of the Show today and I can’t stop listening to it. This sum is greater than its parts… Download the song on Wax Audio’s site…. more

Soviet Blocks! History of the Soviet Union Through The Tetris Theme

Wow. Just, freakin’ WOW. Now THAT is a well-made piece of visual art there… Song by “Pig with the Face of a Boy”. Tetris tune is derived from the classic… more

Nerdist Podcast #38: Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer is 33% of Human Giant and has a painting of Steve Martin from “The Jerk” that I want to steal. Matt and Jonah would totally help me. (if… more

Nerdist/Doug Loves Movies Mashup!

Last week there was a Nerdist/Doug Loves Movies podcast mashup (mashcast?) at the UCB Theatre in LA. The show is only about a half hour, but holy crap was… more

Get Thy Done, Nerds! RPG Todo App

This is beyond brilliant. This is exactly what I’m talking about when I refer to refocusing the nerd mind for Good. I haven’t used it, so I can’t comment on… more

Hipster Dickheads

Well this is my new favorite song (even though I’m sure I suffer from at least one or two of the dickhead guidelines). Here’s the link to “Being a Dickhead’s… more

Adorable Counting App for Tykes & Tykesses

My dear friend Divya–one of the coolest artists ever–has created a gorgeous interface for a counting app called Splish Splash Inn. If you have an iPhone or iPad and want… more

Amazing Larry Etch-A-Sketch

Amazing Larry…the mysterious character that so many of us have often thought of writing fan fiction about, just to paint of picture of the rest of his life outside… more

8-bit Woodworking!!!

File this gorgeousness under “why didn’t someone do this sooner?” in that weird, rickety cabinet where you catalog useless thoughts you have from time to time. You know, the stuff… more

Nerdist Podcast #37: Live @ Bumbershoot!

Special live show! We packed our ironic tshirts and trekked up to Seattle for the insanely fun Bumbershoot Festival! Matt, Jonah & I set up shop in the Charlotte Martin… more

Jim Henson Makes Muppets on PBS

A few months back, Cinefamily in LA screened a bunch of footage from the Henson family vault and it was magnificent. Stuff like the original unsuccessful pitch for the Muppet… more

The BEST Bathroom Sign EVER

Via LikeCool but originally found in a post about public restrooms at…. more

Nerdist Podcast #36: Donald Glover

Donald Glover is on “Community” but has so many damn talents that someday we’ll all just be tiny moons orbiting his mega-stardom. Chris fails with his #Hardwick4Hulk campaign and Jonah &… more