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

Nerdist Podcast #123: BIG BANG THEORY

Yes! The cast of the “Big Bang Theory”! All of them!!! Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Also on hand were… more

The Stitcher Situation

What a fun day of drama in the podcast world! (ok, mini-drama, really. there’s actually serious shit going on in the world. #1stWorldProblems.) As many of you saw on Twitter… 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

I Love My Big Gay Dog!!!

I’ve never seen my dog Scott go cuckoo bananas over another dog in quite this way, but the other night he got a little obsessive with Jesse, a visting canine…. more

Race War Chess Set

This feels wrong for some reason, but I guess it isn’t. It’s not racist, as both sides are represented equally. The only message you could derive from it is that… more

Nerdist Podcast #122: Bill Burr & Reggie Watts

Recorded at Just for Laughs Montreal on July 30th, 2011…. more

Hurricane Irene Somehow Sparks DC News Reporter’s Social Media Rant

I. Love. This. Hey! Why not turn a storm watch report into a personal pulpit for family members and social media?? And seriously, STOP ASKING ABOUT HIS PROTECTED TWEETS. Oh,… more

Nerdist Podcast #121: SIR PATRICK STEWART

Sir Patrick Stewart and his son Daniel join Chris to talk about being serious on the set of ST:TNG, almost passing up Xmen, Ricky Gervais, and meeting the queen… more

Nerdist Podcast #120: Death Dedication

Chris wishes he had had sex with Cloris Leachman in the 50s, our studio mate Nick grows a goatee, Jonah recounts his VMA experience, and Matt is dizzy because he… more

Snazzy Group Photo!

As requested, here is the photo that you can hear being taken (I forgot to cut that part out) on the latest Nerdist Podcast with Rainn Wilson, Bryan Cranston and… more

Nerdist Podcast #119: BRYAN CRANSTON

Bryan Cranston talks “Breaking Bad,” finding Hal’s center on “Malcolm”, getting a call from Tom Hanks to play Buzz Aldrin, and marketing his exciting new culinary treat. Special unexpected but… more

I’m In Die Hard 5 Apparently!

As someone who has enjoyed the supercop antics of John McClane over the years, it pleased me to no end to find out that I have apparently been cast in… more

John Wilkes Booth Babe

Genius booth granny at PAX in Seattle. Excellent staging and casting on the part of games-on-demand site I love it here…. more

Nerdist Podcast #118: Vajonah

DAMMIT if we aren’t determined to make a nickname for Jonah stick!!! PLUS, a user-submitted “Fats of Pie” theme song!… more

My Message to Emma Stone

chris hardwick’s message to emma stone – watch more funny videos I really think I have a shot here…… more

REVIEW: Samsung 490 Series 43″ 3D Plasma TV

This was from yesterday’s Attack of the Show. Includes a quick feature breakdown and an explanation of plasma vs. LCD. Gadgets, guys! Gadgets!!… more

I’m on Chelsea Lately Tonight w/ Jen Kirkman & Ryan Stout

No one’s going to argue that I don’t look like a Class A (the highest grade) Douchebag in this photo. Jen Kirkman was getting a pic snapped before the taping… more

Nerdist Podcast #117: TOM LENNON & BEN GARANT

The Nerdist Podcast’s very first guest, Tom Lennon, returns with “Reno 911″ co-star and writing partner Ben Garant for a live show at NerdMelt to chat about their new book “… more

Nerdist Podcast #116: AISHA TYLER

Aisha Tyler joins the boys of Nerdist in a discussion that grazes the topics of mini-puking, Talk Soup, LAN gaming, the San Francisco comedy scene in the 90s, and her… more

Nerdist Podcast #115: The Walking Dead Panel SDCC ’11

Here it is! The audio from The Walking Dead panel at San Diego Comic-con 2011!! Chris moderates Robert Kirkman, Frank Darabont, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and cast members, Andrew… more


Coincidentally, a corset’s job is to make things that are bigger on the inside look smaller on the outside. Via Mayfaire Moon… more

Galactic Exclamation Point

Via Bad Astronomer, who has more info about the collision of these two galaxies…. more

Nerdist Podcast #114: Casa de Queso

What is cottage cheese? Where do all of the “Planet of the Apes” apes come from? How does the Holodeck work? Will Matt’s dad ever speak to him again??? ANSWER:… more

“Black Dynamite” Adult Swim Pilot (NSFW)

It pleases me beyond words that this is available online because now people can actually see how friggin great it is instead of listening to me blab about it. The… more