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

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Nerdist Podcast #136 – Live in Portland!

The Nerdist Podcast is now on tour! This is a hostful episode from our recent live show in Portland. The weather was beautiful and the crowd was AMAZINGTOWN. Also, a… more

The Nerdist Channel. Now A Thing!

Sweet buttery beans! YouTube announced today the creation of 100 or so new channels that are the result of partnerships with some very fancy individuals. I am EXTREMELY proud to… 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
 

WELCOME TO THE NEW NERDIST DIGS!!!

Yes! The site got a refresh. Mainly, I’m sick of looking at a blog. I feel like we’ve moved beyond that. As the multi-headed mutant that is Nerdist Industries has… more

Nerdist Podcast #135: TJ MILLER

Comedian TJ Miller talks about releasing a weird rap album, wearing tuxedos in the morning and why he did Yogi Bear. We found him to be a very sweet guy… more

Nerdist Podcast #134: JOHN HODGMAN

Hodgman talks moustaches, Steve Jobs, and his new book “That Is All,” available Nov. 1. If you listened to the Neil Gaiman episode then you already know that Hodgman is… more
 

Nerdist Podcast #133: Catholic Crusader

Chris freaks out about his book being a real thing, Jonah is late, Nick pops on to say hi and Matt REALLY wants to appear in his hometown newsletter…. more

Nerdist Podcast #132: BEN FOLDS

The superbly awesometastic Ben Folds joins us at Swinghouse Studios in LA to chat about song writing, the sexual exploits of Superman, William Shatner and helicopter rides. PLUS details on… more

AVENGERS Trailer Feels Good In Your Eyes

Ok I have a plumpy for this now. And I’m SO curious to see if Banner follows more closely to his portrayal in Ultimates. I will ask when I moderate… more
 

Skeksis Back!

This is SKEKTACULAR. Nerdist conscript The Great Luke Ski made this the day after we talked about the appalling lack of Dark Crystal parody songs on the podcast. Here are… more

Nerdist Podcast #131: Greta’s Calling!

Chris is psyched up for New York Comic-con, Jonah weighs in about a zombie-run record store and Matt takes a call from his girlfriend… more

Nerdist Podcast #130: PENN & TELLER

Okay! It’s really a solo Penn Jillette show. But I knew Teller wouldn’t talk anyway so I just listed it as “Penn & Teller”. Thought that would be clever and… more
 

Nerdist Podcast #129: EMMA CAULFIELD

Bonus Episode!!! The lovely and hilarious Emma Caulfield joins us to chat about transitioning out of “Buffy” and into the business of building her career as a producer and actress… more

My Friggin Book!!!

I just got this in the mail today. S’weird! This was nothing but a really large Word .doc for so long that having it in the physical world freaks me… more

Twilighting Wheaton

This was that time I brought Wil Wheaton into my dark brood. I had to do it in order to ensure his survival when I chewed our baby out of… more
 

Nerdist Podcast #128: Donut Muffin

Talk of the recently aired Nerdist TV show and upcoming Walking Dead aftershow. Jonah starts a new job next week and Matt is working WHILE he’s podcasting! A very industrious… more

Nerdist Podcast #127: THE GUILD

Yes! The entire cast of The Guild! Felicia Day, Sandeep Parikh, Jeff Lewis, Amy Okuda, Robin Thorsen and Vincent Caso crammed onto our tiny stage at NerdMelt in LA to… more

Gamewave

Courtesy of @Jordan_Morris & @YoungAmerican… more
 

Nerdist TV Show TONIGHT!!!

Welp, tonight’s the night! Watch meself, Jonah Ray, Matt Mira, one-human-band Mike Phirman, Craig Ferguson and The Doctor himself, Matt Smith as we port the Nerdist Podcast over to the… more

Happy 75th Birthday Jim Henson: Early Muppet Show Pitch

I originally saw this pitch for The Muppet Show at a Jim Henson retrospective at Cinefamily in Los Angeles a couple of years ago and it instantly became one of… more

Nerdist Podcast #126: Hola Mindy! #hostful+

The guys talk about Philadelphia, the upcoming Nerdist TV show, and the recent Stitcher Radio controversy. Plus! What’s a Cockadoodle? AND! Nerdist Podcast charity auction winner Mindy Holahan drops by… more
 

Nerdist Podcast #125: TOM WILSON

Tom Wilson talks about performing at the Comedy Store in the early 80s, creating his gorgeous pop art, and the audition process for Back to the Future. Tom is such… more

Nerdist TV BBCA Commercial

The British accent makes it fancy! Tune in Saturday, September 24th at 10p/9c immediately following Doctor Who…. more

Nerdist Podcast #124: TOM GREEN

Tom Green chats about becoming a 10-year overnight success, American football and the misconception of Canada as ‘Merica’s li’l brother. A fascinatingly serious interview! A darker shade of Green, if… more