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


Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku


Sonic Screwdriver

Yeah, I’m pretty much nerding out over Doctor Who. I’m two eps into Season 3 and I’m angry that it took me this long to discover my new favorite show… more

Death Bed Subtext w/ Topher Grace & Kate Bosworth (NSFW x a million)

The director in this vid is my phenomenally hilarious pal, Brett Gelman. This video is not only NSFW, it’s not safe for home, car, basement, or anywhere really. It is… 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

House Explained! Sort Of.

Anyone who knows me knows I love ol’ George House, especially when he’s leaning on a crutch to Huang Huang. I’m not 100% sure where this ran but I have… more

Me On John Oliver Show: SLUT SQUAD Chris Hardwick – Slut Squad Joke of the Day Stand-Up Comedy Free Online Games… more

Nerdist Podcast #2: Drew Carey

I recently became pals with Drew and am pleased to report that he is every bit as sweet and affable as he is on the TV. To score even more… more

Happy Valentine’s Day
From Captain Picard

via Sally Zybert… more

Performing Tonight In Austin, TX!

Austin…6th St…the Capital…Moonlight Towers… All things that will be surrounding my stand-up show tonight at La Zona Rosa. Special guests Mike Phirman and Austin favorite Doug Mellard…. more

Nerdist Gelaskins

Recently Gelaskins approached me about making Nerdist-themed adhesive iPhone & laptop covers. I accepted! My good friend Chris Glass, graphic designer Mage, created  for me what he calls “Nerdgyle.” Currently,… more

Nerdist Live! Seattle! 4/10! Get Tix!

On April 10th I will be coming to Seattle to perform comedy jokes. I’ll be bringing my best pal Phirm, who will be doing the same. I am told he’ll… more


From time to time I ask people to scoop nerdiness out of their own brains and slap it onto this site in the form of writing, a technology that dates… more

Web Soup Season 2: Busting Balls


John Oliver Show Clip: Turning 35 Chris Hardwick – Turning 35 Years Old Joke of the Day Stand-Up Comedy Free Online Games   A new episode of John Oliver’s New York… more

Thanks, Downloaders!

I guess we’ll keep making it!… more

My New Favorite Shirt

Recently I bugged Weird Al about how I really wanted a vintage AL TV shirt and he totally found one and sent it to me! This photograph was taken moments… more

John Oilver Show Clip: The Nerdly Arts Chris Hardwick – The Nerdly Arts Joke of the Day Stand-Up Comedy Free Online Games… more

The Nerdist Podcast: Now A Thing!

Yes, my abject narcissism has convinced me to do a podcast and I’ve recruited Web Soup scribe Jonah Ray & Mac Nerd Matt Mira to join my merry podcasting band…. more

Heinz Technology Brings Mobile Ketchup Into The 21st Century

GONE are the days when a diminutive ketchup slit merely weeps globs of the tomato-ey condiment onto a plastic sleeve that in turn becomes a shitty, makeshift spreading mechanism. FINALLY… more

New Muppet Vid: Beaker’s Ballad


Best Use of Mac Genie Effect. EVER.

via @mattmira… more

Watch Me Tell Jokey Jokes On John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show

My first of two episodes premieres tonight on Comedy Central. I sincerely hope the television can capture how much fun it was to actually do these shows. The funny thing… more

Craig Ferguson on Alcoholism

I’ve been in the non-drinking camp for six and a half years but never have I heard alcoholism described so eloquently and humorously. It’s a tough issue to make funny,… more

Leaked: First 5 Minutes of LOST Season 6

SPOILER!!! This is the first five minutes of the season premiere of “LOST.” I haven’t watched it because I didn’t want to destroy the excitement and fun of waiting until… more

The Best Late Night Monologue EVER.

I think the real winner of the whole late night clusterfuck is Jimmy Kimmel, who has whipped in and consistently lacerated this whole affair with hilarity like a champion fencer…. more