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Ding-Donger #30: I’m In a Hotel in Miami in My Underwears

It’s been a real tear that Matt Braunger’s been on lately. New York, Philly, DC, Boston, and now Miami. Thank God he has you to listen to his bullshit problems…. more

Mission Log #67 – Episode 067 – The Empath

Gem is – by definition – empathetic. But is she empathetic enough to make her planet worth saving in the eyes of the Vians? It seems likely that someone will… 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

The JV Club #87: Arden Myrin

A M.A.S.H. game mind-meld gets this week’s guest, the radiant Arden Myrin (Chelsea Lately), literally up on her feet with excitement in Episode 86, where it’… more

Comic Book Club: Cute Girl Network

MK Reed and Joe Flood from First Second’s Cute Girl Network stop by to talk about their new book. Plus, the show transforms into “Pete and Alex’s Arrow Hour!” Check… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #118: Love with Emily

Sex expert Dr. Emily Morse joins Sandra for a philosophical jaunt through love and relationships. How DO you find… The One? TOPICS: Emily & Tony Goodies, Down Under Comfort, Dry… more

Chewin’ It #37: Ted Griffin

A-List screenwriter Ted Griffin has written such films as Ocean’s Eleven, Tower Heist, Matchstick Men and more. But he also happens to be Kevin and Steve’s old friend and one… more

Terrified #18: Cameron Esposito

Cameron Esposito joins Dave in the Nerdist studio today!  She’s wonderful, and hilarious, and came out as a lesbian at a Catholic college!  So they talked about that, and dealing… more

Nerdist Podcast: Gillian Jacobs

Gillian Jacobs and Chris talk about making life decisions as a child and having crushes on older movie stars, and they reminisce about past auditions! They also talk about the… more

You Made It Weird #184: Casey Wilson

Casey Wilson (Happy Endings! Ass Backwards!) makes it weird! See Casey’s new movie Ass Backwards on VOD now! Get tickets to see a taping of The Pete Holmes Show LIVE!… more

Pop My Culture #132: Paul and Storm

Paul and Storm (Learning Town, w00tstock) dish with Cole and Vanessa on Lou Reed, the Snoopy Snowcone maker, Kool-Aid, Urkel O’s, Marathon Bars, Pop vs. Soda, Weird Al, Randy Newman,… more

The Mutant Season #106: Matt Bennett Returns!

Friend of the show Matt Bennett returns to the show! He and Gil talk about his new pilot, his music, and more!… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #116: Welcome to Night Vale

Recorded at New York Comic Con, it’s a look behind the curtain of the mega-popular podcast, Welcome to Night Vale, with creator Joseph Fink, co-writer Jeffrey Cranor, voice of Night… more

Cashing In With T.J. Miller #85: High Moon – Live from NerdMelt

Cash and T.J. talk about hypnotists, soothsayers, removable hoods, leg elbows, bad first dates, gavel objections, fancy grave stones, Ladodeling, podcast hecklers, and lying to children, and ask the… more

The K Ohle #29: Pet-o-Philia with Jenny Slate

Jenny wows Kurt with her grace, humor, and etiquette while they talk about Jenny’s dog Reggie Watts, Mercury being in retrograde, and why opera singers are creepy. Plus, Kurt announces… more

Nerdist Podcast: John DiMaggio Returns

John DiMaggio returns for another fun filled Nerdist! He hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about his upcoming documentary I Know That Voice, the ending of Futurama, and… more

Today We Learned #14: Yassir Lester

The guys welcome comedian Yassir Lester (Black Dynamite, Mr. Pickles) to the show to talk about the controversial origins of the Ferris Wheel, the wealthiest fictional characters on the planet,… more

The Indoor Kids #123: Motion Capture with Danny Tamberelli

Today the Indoor Kids welcome their pal Danny Tamberelli. You might know him as Little Pete from The Adventures of Pete and Pete, or you might know him as Jimmy… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #142: Fan Questions Answered!

Marc Evan Jackson and Paul F. Tompkins answer real questions submitted by real fans. In this episode, how to get on our radar, what happens to used scripts, notorious drunken… more

Nerdist Podcast: Aziz Ansari

The hilarious Aziz Ansari sits down with Chris to talk about the world of stand up comedy today, his newest special on Netflix, and where his inspiration for jokes comes… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #22: Comic Book Heroes

Adam Beechen (Hench), Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Heath Corson (Justice League: War) chat about who their comic book writer heroes were growing up and what happened when they… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #36: Round 2 (Kyle Kinane, Sean Jordan, Shane Torres, Whitney Streed and Jen Allen)

Round two with Kyle Kinane, Sean Jordan, Shane Torres, Whitney Streed and Jen Allen. Recorded August 10, 2012 at the Brody Theater in Portland, OR. See Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction… more

Making It #68: Ben McKenzie

Riki talks to actor Ben McKenzie (Southland, Junebug, The O.C.) about summer theater, early success, and shows that get a second chance…. more

Nerdist Podcast: Kevin Feige

Chris and Jonah travel to Marvel Headquarters to talk to the man in charge, Kevin Feige! They talk about all the different Marvel movies, upcoming projects, and how Kevin is… more