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

Not-So-Nice Mr. Wizard

I used to watch Mr. Wizard’s World back in school all the time.  They would roll out these big 27 inch CRT TVs with VCRs attached, and we would watch… more

New Trailer For “Drew: The Man Behind The Poster”

If you don’t know who Drew Struzan is, you probably still have seen his work, and you probably love one of his pieces.  Drew Struzan created the movie posters for… 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

Jaws vs. Jersey Shore

What happens when red-eyed albino sharks swarm the New Jersey Shore during Fourth of July weekend? This Saturday (June 9th) at 9:00 pm, the Syfy network will premiere Jersey… more

The Abridged History of Video Games in 3 Minutes

Reverse Enginears produced this A Brief History of Video Games video for, and in less than three minutes they took me from my childhood to present day.  All… more

It’s Time For reddit’s Arbitrary Day 2012

Arbitrary Day is upon us.  Do you like exchanging things with strangers on the internet? Let me rephrase that.   Would you be interested in a “Secret Santa like” holiday smack… more

Dalek Rap on “Britain’s Got Talent”

Martyn Croft busts his Dalek hip hop lyrics on Britain’s Got Talent with a rhinestone covered saucepan, and backup Dalek dancers. Unfortunately, Simon Cowell was not impressed, and buzzed Martyn… more

Frogger, Manhattan-Style

Tyler DeAngelo, Renee Lee, and Ranjit Bhatnagar created a game of Frogger that uses real-time traffic going down 5th Ave. in New York City to create the vehicles you have… more

A Live Action “Mega Man X”

It seems like it was just yesterday when I was in my bedroom with cramped fingers trying to get past a jump or enemy in Mega Man on my 13… more

Nine Clips From “Game of Thrones”

Here’s a nice tease for HBO’s premiere of Game of Thrones this Sunday. Some clips from the debut episode have hit the Internet through Winter is Coming. While they last,… more

The Walking Dead Game Trailer

Telltale Games, creators of the Tales of Monkey Island and Back to the Future adventure games, have dropped the first trailer for The Walking Dead video game.  This short tease… more

Super Mario Bros. With A Portal Gun

What would it look like if Mario got his fat hands on a portal gun from Aperture Science? No need to lose sleep thinking about this anymore! delivers… more

Game of Thrones MMO Coming to a Browser Near You

Publisher BigPoint and HBO joined forces to create a free-to-play browser-based Game of Thrones MMO, with Artplant, creators of Battlestar Galactica Online, developing the game.  There isn’t much info out… more

The Simpsons 500th Episode Intro, But Slowly

Let’s all thank YouTuber acjlarsen08 for slowing down the intro to the 500th episode of The Simpsons (and adding in some great music).  The intro for the 500th episode was… more

Woolly Mammoth Lives

A hungry woolly mammoth has allegedly been caught on film in Siberia by a government-employed engineer last summer.  Thought to be extinct for over 4,000 years this woolly mammoth… more

“The Walking Dead” – Midseason Teaser

[youtube] The Walking Dead returns to your picture box on February 12th, and AMC released the… more

Hyrulecraft Now Public

How long does it take to build a 1:1 replica of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time?  9 months in Minecraft; just ask the creators of Hyrulecraft.  They… more

Bob Ross on Meth

Chilean artist Fabian Gaete Maureira bangs out the landscapes with a few flicks of his wrist, and finishes up the painting with a few more.  Fast artist is fast. via [reddit]… more

“We’re Alive” Season 3 Premiere

It’s back! The We’re Alive Season 3 premiere  dropped today after being on break since the epic Season 2 finale last July.  Fire up your podcast downloading machine, and get… more

Real Life Bard Covers Skyrim Song

Judith de los Santos covers “The Dragonborn Comes” from the Skyrim soundtrack, and it gives me chills.  Whether you’re a Skyrim fan or not, you can really appreciate the… more

Soldiers of Thundura

Seven months, 1,000 hours, and 6 x 11 feet of canvas used in the best way mankind knows how: This epic Thundercats oil painting by Robert Burden, titled Soldiers… more

Serenity Can Be Yours

Firefly fans rejoice!  Quantum Mechanix will be releasing a 1:400 scale replica Serenity from Firefly, and it can be yours for $99.95.  A small price to pay to… more

Mars Mission Returns to Earth

A simulated Mars mission that is.  The crew of the Mars500 mission successfully spent 520 days locked in a spaceship at a Moscow parking lot.  They were looking to simulate… more

The Art of the Hobbit

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit this month HarperCollins will release more than 100 original illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien in The Art of the Hobbit.  These… more