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

TOKYOPOP: Cosplay Friday #19

Yikes! What a week, huh, guys? North Korea may be threatening our fair shores with a nuclear attack, but we refuse to place sanctions on seriously epic cosplay, so TOKYOPOP’s … more

Whedon Does William: The “Much Ado About Nothing” Trailer

Sunscreen-obsessed singer-turned-director Baz Luhrmann isn’t the only one with a glitzy, modern retelling of a classic tale on the way. When he wasn’t grossing over a billion dollars at the… 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

Chainsaws? Aliens? Yep, the “Gears of War: Judgment” Launch Trailer

While we were able to get a little taste of what Gears of War: Judgement has to offer last year at E3 (new control scheme, new class-based multiplayer modes, no… more

Comic Book Day: Archiepocalypse Now, or “Afterlife with Archie”

What’s a man to do after he’s saved Spider-Man from messing up his step-ball-changes? Write a zombie-filled Archie comic, of course! Glee writer (and Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’s scribe-cum-savior)… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for March 6th, 2013

The rise of the machines! Vikings battling undead hordes! Victorian Era Batman doing righteous battle with Jack the Ripper! That’s right – there’s all this and more in this week’s… more

Review: “Tomb Raider” is the Cream of the Croft

Let’s cut to the chase: Tomb Raider knows exactly what it wants to be and executes that vision extremely well, and thank goodness for that. Over the course of fifteen… more

Avast Ye! A New “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” Trailer Sets Sail

Did you feel that? Those were your timbers being shivered. Now watch this world premiere trailer for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, exclusively from Machinima, and prepare to be boarded… more

Extended “Game of Thrones” Season 3 Trailer: 100% More Bears

Bears, dragons, and bastards, oh my! If you’re anything like me, you are unreasonably excited for March 31st, because it heralds the return of Game of Thrones, also known as… more

TOKYOPOP: Cosplay Friday #18

On a very special episode of TOKYOPOP’s Cosplay Friday, we catch up with cosplayer and costumer extraordinaire Johnny Bias (click his name to read the interview). A talented craftsmen, Bias… more

Comic Book Day: Peer Into Joshua Dysart’s “Dark Crystal”

Let me be completely honest – while I was familiar with Joshua Dysart’s work, I didn’t know too much about him as a person, so when the chance to interview… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 27th, 2013

The Oscars have come and gone, there’s horse meat in everything you’ve ever eaten, and we’ve seen how truly terrifying a scientifically accurate Spider-Man would be. And it’s only Wednesday?… more

The Horror of Scientifically Accurate Spider-Man

Imagine if all that great power and great responsibility came with a great level of scientific accuracy as to what gaining the abilities of a spider would actually entail. Uncle… more

TOKYOPOP: Cosplay Friday #17

What a week it’s been, you guys! From Google Glass (which will take your Dragon Ball Z cosplay to the next level) to Russian meteorites (which will take Putin’s power… more

Everything You Need to Know About the PS4

“PlayStation wants to win the war against reality.” - opening cinematic of the PS4 Launch Event Choo-choo! All aboard the PS4 Hype Train! Next stop – Holiday 2013! Sony’s much… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 20th, 2013

Dazed and confused from the bliss of a three-day weekend? Mesmerized by the promises of 0% APR on a new whatever-the-hell-car-you-bought-on-President’s Day? Clear that mental fog right quick, because it’s … more

TOKYOPOP: Cosplay Friday #16

After a brief hiatus (due to contracting Type-1 DICE-syntery from my time at Las Vegas’ DICE Summit last week), TOKYOPOP’s Cosplay Friday returns with a heapin’ helpin’ of the best… more

Report: Harrison Ford to Return as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII

“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good life insurance policy at your side. That’s why I chose Coruscant Colonial Life Insurance.” - Han Solo, Star Wars:… more

“Burning Love”: A Visit to the Mansion and Behind-the-Scenes Interviews

Normally, our fearless leader Chris Hardwick keeps me chained to my laptop like pop culture-obsessed veal, but a few months ago he let me out of my Pulp Fiction-esque gimpquarters… more

Comic Book Day: A Black Axe to Grind with “Mouse Guard”‘s David Petersen

The idea of a comic book centering around anthropomorphic mice living in a medieval society might sound like a killer logline for a children’s movie, but the premise of David… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 13, 2013

Two Brians and a Scott top this week’s pull list with a beginning, an ending and a continuation of three excellent comic arcs. Sound vague enough for you? Well, why… more

Mother of Gordon! Portal/Half-Life Film In the Works From Bad Robot and Valve

If the coffee and continental breakfast here at the D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 didn’t wake me up, then this bombshell at the end of J.J. Abrams’ and… more

Comic Book Day: To Hell and Back with Mike Mignola

There aren’t many people that I’d follow into hell, but Mike Mignola is definitely one of them. The Hellboy creator has resumed writing and artistic duties on Dark Horse’s new… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 6th, 2013

Femme fatales, vicious vampires and homicidal hitmen abound in this week’s pull list, as this week’s bounty serves up quite a few tasty offerings from the likes of Dark Horse,… more