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The Mutant Season #96: Jackie Kashian

Comedian and self-declared nerd Jackie Kashian hangs out with Gil to talk about all the nerdy things they love, places she has traveled to do comedy, and much more! Follow @… more

Cashing In with T.J. Miller #75: Castaway Tuesday

Cash and TJ talk about hair chinstraps, Flat Stanley, uncompromising cheese, elevator music, toll booth operators, Spanish lacrosse, baby oil wrestling, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Green Machines, bathroom art, Hula… 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

The K Ohle #19: Pet-O-Philia with Chris Hauselt

Kurt sits down with his childhood friend Chris Hauselt and talks pets. But mostly they just get down to some heavy personal shit. Plus, more acid stories! Hear Chris every… more

Today We Learned #4: Greg Behrendt

What predator bites more people each year than sharks? What will the United Nations do in the event of an alien attack? What unlikely career did James Lipton have during… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #132: A Sneak Preview of Eban Schletter’s New Podcast!

Acker & Blacker sit down with musician and composer Eban Schletter (“Sparks Nevada Theme”; the Pod F. Tompkast) to talk about music and some of the original songs he’s written… more

The Indoor Kids #113: The Nintendo Hodgepodge Episode!

This week, our guest Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario, ran a bit late, so you are treated to Kumail and Emily just hanging out and discussing video games and… more

We’re Alive: Chapter 37- Balance of Power – Pt. 2 of 3

One of our survivors goes under the knife…… more

Nerdist Podcast: Neko Case

Neko Case had such a good time on the Nerdist, she didn’t want to leave! She and Matt find out they have a lot in common, and Neko talks about… more

The Alton Browncast #10: Ted Allen

Alton Brown and Ted Allen dish on food competition shows and compare commencement speech strategies. Ted also tells us why you should read and not sniff wine corks and what… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #26: Round 2 (Aparna Nancherla, Jim Tews, Guy Branum, and Jim Van Blaricum)

Round two with Aparna Nancherla, Jim Tews, Guy Branum, and Jim Van Blaricum. Recorded June 15, 2013 at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Follow @bryancooking on Twitter!… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #12: Alan Burnett

Comics edition #12: Alan Burnett (Batman: TAS; Mask of the Phantasm; Green Lantern: Emerald Knights), Heath Corson (Justice League: War), and Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour) sit down with WB… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #25: Round 1 (Alex Koll, Eli Yudin, Giulia Rozzi, Claudia Cogan, Sean Donnelly, and Mark Normand)

Round one with Alex Koll, Eli Yudin, Giulia Rozzi, Claudia Cogan, Sean Donnelly, and Mark Normand. Recorded June 15, 2013 at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Follow @bryancooking on Twitter!… more

Big Pop Fun #90: Greg Carpenter

Greg Carpenter has been at the center of the tech boom since its inception. He’s been up to his elbows in the digital age, from satellites to cell phones, music… more

The Todd Glass Show #117: David Koechner

David Koechner joins us for an amazing show! Follow @DavidKoechner on twitter! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass on Twitter, and … more

The Legacy Music Hour #148: Experimental Music 2

Weird music is the focus of Episode 148.  The kind of stuff one might hear on a “new music” radio program.  Brent is joined by listener Michael, and together they… more

Ding-Donger #20: Denver Was Great, Almost Killed Me

Episode 20! We did it! Matt just returned from the amazingly successful High Plains Comedy Festival, and boy were people high. And fun! Weird! Learn the joy of saying “Let’s… more

Mission Log #56 – Episode 056 – Spock’s Brain

This week in the Mission Log, two words: Spock’s Brain. Three more words: Remote control Spock. Oh yes. This is that time.   Message and message! What is message?!  … more

The JV Club #76: Jane Espenson

You’ll want to laminate Episode 76 of The JV Club, thanks to the fantastic conversational stylings of Jane Espenson (Once, Buffy The Vampire Slayer), who spins yarns about such matters… more

Terrified #7: Drew Koshgarian

This week’s guest is Drew Koshgarian.  She’s a great writer and a great friend of Dave’s, and the two delve deep into the fears and worries of an aspiring writer… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #107: Swinging Sexy

NO MORE SHAG CARPETING! Relationship experts Holli and Michael (Hosts of Playboy Radio’s “SWING”) bust through stereotypes and myths about living the lifestyle. TOPICS: Soft vs Hard Swap, “Living Sexy,”… more

Chewin’ It #26: Mark Swanhart

Mark “Swany” Swanhart is one of the top choreographers in the business… and he has an awesome story. Son of a coal miner from Pittsburgh, he took up dance as… more

You Made It Weird #173: Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard (The Chris Gethard Show! Comedy!) makes it weird! Follow @ChrisGethard on Twitter! Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show on Facebook. Buy YMIW shirts! Order his new… more

Nerdist Podcast: The National

Matt Berninger of The National invites Chris and Matt into his home to talk about what bands the internet pairs with The National, deciding what to wear onstage, and the… more