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Watch a New Web Soup Tonight!

What do Chucky and Tim Gunn have in common? ME. I HAVE BROUGHT THEM TOGETHER. If anyone embodies the idea of “Make It Work” it has to be a dying… more

Now Assembling New Nerdist Street Teams!

Hey, Go Getter! Do you live in the Bloomington/Indianapolis areas? I’m currently assembling a ragtag group of plucky young folks to help promote comedy shows at the Funny Bone… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Nerdist Podcast #11:
Eugene Mirman & God’s Pottery

Eugene Mirman wants to fire the audience, God’s Pottery gives a shout out to a footless boy, Chris enjoys Russian culture, Jonah is wearing a snazzy jacket that you can’t… more

Onion News Network:
Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere [NSFW]

Breaking News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere… more

Comedy Show Tonight in LA:
Jonah Ray’s Meltdown

Jonah Ray of Web Soup and Nerdist Podcast fame has a monthly comedy show in the back room of Meltdown Comics on Sunset. This line-up is PHENOMENAL so if you’re… more

Next Nerdist Podcast Live @ Largo May 11th! Tix Online!

The next live version of the podcast will be an all-music show with guests Paul & Storm, Mike Phirman, Tom Lennon and sPeCiAl SuRpRiSe guests…The first show did not… more

A Release from the Press!
My Chat w/ Stan Lee at NAB Show!

HOUR OF POWER: “NERDIST” MEETS ICON Tech Guru Chris Hardwick Will Join Comic Book Legend Stan Lee As Moderator For 2010 NAB Show Session WASHINGTON, DC — The NAB Show,… more

Nerdist Podcast #10: Live @ Largo w/ Adam Savage! [NSFW]

I’m very lucky in my life to have smart, exceptionally nice friends. I happily count Mythbusters’ own Adam Savage in that group and I was thrilled that he joined us… more

I Decapitated Animal

This is actually a backpack, but it REALLY looks like I took his head and displayed it on stage in some weird Muppet sacrifice ceremony. It’s a wonderful example of… more

ATTN Seattle! Come Out to the Showbox @ Market Tonight!

This is about a third of the Nerdist Seattle Street Team. These wonderful peeps took time out of their lives to help promote my show for the last couple of… more

ATTN: LA Comedy Fans!

Tom Lennon and Ben Garant of Reno 911 awesomeness are doing some kind of secret comedy show at the UCB Theatre in LA on Friday, April 16th at 5pm. It’s… more

Nerdist Photo Caption Contest #4: RESULTS

Where will you be when diarrhea strikes? Congratulations, RYAN T!!! You win your very own t-shirt from the skillful design nerds at Wire & Twine! And thanks to all who… more

Watch A Brand New Web Soup Tonight!

If not for me or delightful web videos, then watch for the lovely Alison Brie (Community, Mad Men) who will be hottening up the show with her presence. A brand… more

New Fully Sick Rapper Vid!

You may remember Fully Sick Rapper from the phenomenal Quarantine Song that I posted a month ago. Essentially, this Australian dude has been medically imprisoned in a hospital for over… more

Nerdist Podcast #9: Mike Shinoda

You may notice that the pic for this post does not have a Nerdist Podcast logo woven into it in any way. This is because it’s part of a contest… more

Nerdist Podcast Live w/ Adam Savage at Largo Tonight!

Come on down tonight! See some stand-up! See the podcast live! See Adam Savage perform stuff, get interviewed and then take YOUR questions afterward! It shall be delightful! Largo at… more

New Doctor Who Theme

Digging the re-record. I, for one, am VERY excited about the new series. Granted, David Tennant was my fave but as someone who’s come onto pre-existing shows I would like… more

My First iPad Shot

Personally I’m waiting for the 3G model because I travel so friggin much and don’t always have access to hotspots, but the wifi model I’m reviewing for Attack of the… more

Adorable Toys From Recycled Sweaters!

Beth Baldwin of Washington, D.C. handcrafts the most AMAZING huggable plush toys from old sweaters. Each character is completely unique and comes with its own named card, like Nigel… more

iPad Arcade Cabinet!!! HO. LY. SHIIIIIIIIIT!!!

Now I normally wouldn’t drop a swear in a post title but COME ON. This is GEEEEEENNNNIIIIIUUUSSSSSS!!! An innovation like this for a product that isn’t even out yet??? This… more

New Muppet Vid: Stand By Me

Thanks again to Soapbox Films who are nice enough to keep making these wonderful videos and sending them to me the second they go up! This one is definitely returning… more

Nerdimal Shirt!

My pal Lauren Gregg designed it…my other pals at Wire & Twine are distributing it…behold…THE NERDIMAL SHIRT!!! Some time ago I put this out as an iPhone &… more

New Web Soup Tonight @ 8p ET on G4!

Look, when you have sexy melon heads running around your set, things are going to happen. To envision what melon head sex is like, imagine thrusting yourself into a densely… more