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


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

Brand New Web Soup Tonight on G4!

DOG SOUP: Whizzer Hardwick did such a great job hosting the show that one time. Ultimately, he wanted too much money so we had to let his option expire, despite… more

Ghostbusters in the NY Public Library

Improv Everywhere strikes again. BRILLIANTLY. The ghost with the briefcase and laptop slayed me. via Gizmodo… 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 #16: Live @ Largo! w/ Tom Lennon, Mike Phirman and Paul & Storm!

Our second live show featured the amazingly funny Tom Lennon, the sublimely hysterical Mike Phirman and the epically hilarious Paul & Storm! Plus a legendarily laugh-inducing surprise guest! Recorded 5/… more

Nerd Tatts Of the Week

So I’m buying jeans at the Beverly Center Mega-Mall complex and Shopatorium today and a dude comes up to me and says, “I love your blog!” which is exciting to… more

Chicken Monkey Duck!
Phirm Releases Solo Album!

My bestest pal in the whole world, Mike Phirman (the other half of Hard ‘n Phirm), has released a super kick-ass solo comedy/music album. Mike is a friggin genius… more

David Spade Benefits Flood Victims Tonight in LA!

Come out tonight to one of two killer shows at the Hollywood Improv at 8 & 10p. All proceeds go to Nashville flood victims. If you can’t make the show… more

Fast Food Icons Tearin’ It Up

This amazing piece of videoship is for the song “Rad Anthem” by RAD OMEN. It was directed by Nicholaus Goossen and lays out a wonderful narrative of what is most… more

Nerdist Podcast Live! Ferguson!
June 10! Tix Now On Sale!

We are as pleased as tickled kittens to welcome Craig Ferguson to our next Nerdist Podcast Live @ Largo! on June 10th. Largo has given us 100 tix to sell online… more

Get Your Tweets Typed!

My pal Patrick Borelli, a fine New York comic, has a joke-turned-into-reality service called “Typed Tweets.” It’s pretty self-explanatory but I’ll explain anyway! For a mere $5 US, you submit… more

Nerdist Podcast #15: Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie just got rid of his Motorola Sidekick, Chris is “Engineer #2″ in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Jonah watches “The Little Chocolatiers” and Matt wants to touch… more

Star Trek UAV!

I think it would be fun to shoot fireworks at it and blame it on a cloaked Bird of Prey UAV. via Coolest Gadgets… more

Game Boy iPad Case!

It’s felt! It looks like a Game Boy! It’s for your iPad! It’s $34! What the hell more do you need to know? Available on Etsy. via Geeky Gadgets… more

Batman XXX [Safe]

Actually seems pretty on par with the 60s Batman. Except there’s porking. I would buy it for sure if during climatic moments words and trumpet hits would fly at the… more

Watch New Web Soup Tonight!

A dolphin is a wet mammal that you can hug. Only very occasionally will they try to rape you. If you think of a dolphin like a dog, then a… more

Watch Vamped Out!

My pal Kevin Pollak, whose chat show I had a blast doing a few months back, is making a fantastic new web show called “Vamped Out,” in which he plays… more

Nerdist Podcast #14: Stan Lee

This Q&A style podcast was recorded at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 14th in front of many fans. As a True Believer, I was already… more

Uni-Corn Holders

While using these creatures to stab your food so you can smash it into your face slightly takes away from their majesty, I gotta admit that this is a charming,… more

OMFFFFFFG! World’s Tiniest Horse!

Little muffin! How could you get anything done with this tyke around? You’d spend all of your time just pinching and smooshing his tiny face!… more

Video Epicization on Web Soup

This is how it usually happens…. more

Nerdist Podcast #13: THE MUPPETS!

Yes, THE MUPPETS. The Muppets came on my wee podcast to discuss the Entertainment Business, balancing home/work, digital culture and their recent Webby nominations for their sublimely delightful cover… more

Be a Nerdist Contributor!

In the coming months I’ll be blowing out the site in different ways in the name of progress. It was always my intention to get this thing up and running… more

Nerdist Podcast #12: OK Go!

BONUS EPISODE! Normally we’re a once-a-week operation but somehow we’re at a point where we have a few “in the can” as they say in the Entertainment Biz (and I… more

Yub Nub! Greatest Karaoke Video EVERRRRRR.

Thursday nights are karaoke night at the Cantina! I usually cover something by Sy Snootles and the Rebo Band, but how could I ever do anything but this again? via @BarCodeHair… more