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

Nerdist Writers Panel #132: Writers/Actors

Clark Gregg (writer/director: Choke; Trust Me; actor: The Avengers, Much Ado About Nothing, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.); Dan Bucatinsky (writer: Web Therapy; Grey’s Anatomy;… more

The Mutant Season #122: Adam Rodrigues

Adam Rodrigues hangs out with Gil to talk about growing up in Hawaii, working on Jonah Raydio, and more! Follow @mutantseason on Twitter!… 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

Cashing In With T.J. Miller #100: Pinball Totem Tank- Part 2

Cash and T.J. talk about Epicureans, spiritual healers, soft pillowy heads, Bonobo chimps, shamans, flab nabbing hat grabbers, hypochondriacs, House of Cards, the sacred and profane, divining rods, sex… more

The K Ohle #43: Pet-o-Philia with Doug Benson

Doug and Kurt talk about Doug’s pets of his past, how elephants console each other, and play the second installment of Spirit Human. (And don’t forget to enjoy the constant… more

What’s New #6: Thomas Dale, Steve Simeone, Grant Cotter

Host Christian Spicer is joined by Thomas Dale (Chelsea Lately, Late Show, Just for Laughs), Steve Simeone (NBC, TBS, Comedy Central), and Grant Cotter (MTV’s Jerks with Cameras) for some… more

Today We Learned #30: Matt Cohen

What cologne drives tigers wild? Where did Pop Rocks come from? Why do we call marijuana “pot,” anyway? Matt Cohen (Bagged & Boarded, Stoner Science) joins the guys in the… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #157: Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, “La Venganza de Los Bandititos”

Starring Marc Evan Jackson as Sparks Nevada, Mark Gagliardi as Croach the Tracker, and Busy Philipps as the Red Plains Rider. Also starring Martin Starr, Autumn Reeser, and Matt Jones… more

Nerdist Podcast: Jared Leto

Jared Leto comes on the podcast to talk about being nominated for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, his Thirty Seconds to Mars documentary, and the crazy financial system of… more

It’s That Episode #110: Jill Donnelly/Antiques Roadshow – Vintage Rochester

Jill Donnelly (UCB Theatre, The Moth) invites Craig over, makes some dinner and watches a vintage episode of Antiques Roadshow — are you enticed? Jill and Craig put guns to… more

The Indoor Kids #140: Hot Lap with Malik Forte

Today Kumail and Emily welcome Malik Forte, the brand new games editor for! We’re also joined by Matthew Burnside for a discussion of XBox One games, SXSW, movies… more

Ding-Donger #43: Back from SXSW, Still SouthFresh

Oh man, SXSW was crazy, but so is life. Donger returns with whole new tales from the Southwest, including a bit of advice first-person inspired by the tragedy from the… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #34: Justice League: War!

Justice League: War! Heath Corson’s DC Direct film has finally been released! And it’s really good! Adam Beechen (Hench), Marc Bernardin (Hollywood Reporter; Monster Attack Network) and Ben Blacker (Thrilling… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #57: Round 2 (Jared Logan, Dave Child, TJ Chambers, Stephanie Hasz, and Shane Torres)

Round two with Jared Logan, Dave Child, TJ Chambers, Stephanie Hasz, and Shane Torres. Recorded live at the Nerdmelt Theater in Los Angeles on February 18, 2014. See Competitive Erotic… more

Big Pop Fun #100: Tom Solos Rocky!

It’s the 100th episode of Big Pop Fun, and Tom takes a solo on Ohio, Phoenix, and Rocky. Yeah, he thought the 100th episode would be a bigger deal, too! Enjoy!… more

The Todd Glass Show #144: Rob Gleeson & Ian Karmel

Rob Gleeson and Ian Karmel return for another amazing episode! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass on Twitter, and buy his… more

Nerdist Podcast: The Hostful After

It’s some hostful deliciousness for your week! Jonah wants to go to Japan, Matt still has a big head (literally), and Chris doesn’t like going to spas! Artwork… more

The JV Club #100: Busy Philipps

Our very first live episode video-streamed with the amazing Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) and MANY OF YOU! Thanks to everyone who tuned in and commented and asked awesome questions. And… more

The Alton Browncast #37: Kevin Brauch

Alton Brown asks Kevin Brauch how he got the Drinking Robot nickname, hears a vintage speech about McDonald’s hamburgers, and defends his fruitcake. All this, and why Kevin slapped… more

Terrified #33: Clare O’Kane

Clare O’Kane is a comedian in Los Angeles and a good friend of Dave’s.  They talk failure, and comedy, and success, and success in comedy and failure in comedy.  They… more

Comic Book Club: Cliff Chiang and Birk O’Halloran

Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman) and Birk O’Halloran (Iconic Wine) discuss Greek Gods and vineyards. Plus info on Captain America: The Winter Soldier and reviews of Action Comics #29, Magneto #1,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #135: Commitment Phobia with Sarah & Gregory plus Jason Porath

SOUL MATES FOR REALSIES! Sandra seeks to understand marriage. Artist Jason Porath and marital unit Sarah and Gregory weigh in. TOPICS: Beyond the Wedding, Relief, Journeys Just Starting, Fear of… more

Chewin’ It #51: Josh Homme and Paul Soter

Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Them Crooked Vultures) and Paul Soter (Broken Lizard!!) join Kevin and Steve for a chew about how to form… more

The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast #8: Nikki Bella, Natalya, Katarina Leigh, Queen Sharmell, Nigel McGuinness

Yes, we have this many amazing guests on this episode! With “Total Divas” coming back in a few days, we are very honored to have interviews with Nikki Bella and… more