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

Neil Gaiman’s SFX Award Acceptance Speech

[youtube] Over the weekend, writer/cool guy Neil Gaiman won an SFX award for best screenplay for… more

A Meandering Rant About Lazy Movie Titles

Remember when movies had interesting titles? Or at the very least titles that had some depth of meaning to them, like The Shawshank Redemption or Memento? Even stuff that seems… 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

10 Seconds of Avengers… Cool, I Guess.

The Super Bowl is known for airing trailers for awesome, blockbuster movies that will come out in the spring and summer. Tentpole movies, I think they’re called. Well, hold onto… more

LEGO Lord of the Rings Images Released

I haven’t been this excited since… probably like yesterday. I’m an excitable person. Anyway, LEGO has released images of their upcoming Lord of the Rings playset line coming this summer (… more

Dissecting Trailers: Lock-Out

[youtube] There’s truly nothing I can say to preface this trailer except “What the actual fuck?” Now… more

Every Doctor Who Story in Less Than 10 Minutes!

[youtube] This has to be one of the more impressive things I’ve seen in awhile. Our friends… more

More Old Sci-Fi Shows Begging For Reboots

Science Fiction programs from the days of yore have been getting the hell rebooted out of them lately, to varying degrees of success. For every Battlestar Galactica or Doctor Who… more

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Trailer

[youtube] Good day to you all! As reported here a few months ago, the BBC is… more

Happy Birthday, Tom Baker!!

For many people, Tom Baker IS the Doctor, and according to his bio on IMDb, Tom Baker IS 78 years old today. In honor of the man, the myth, the… more

Giant Building-Block Dalek!!!

The British company Character Building, the people who make the Not-LEGO Doctor Who sets, unveiled a massive, 157,000-piece Dalek at this year’s Toy Fair, and they were cool enough… more

Sherlock Series 2 Preview

The second series of BBC’s Sherlock aired its finale last weekend, and the bad news is we have to wait until May here in the U.S. for it to… more

Pingu’s “The Thing”

Found this, thanks to IMDb for posting, and thought I’d share. It’s perfect. Makes me want to watch John Carpenter’s The Thing for the 25th time. And Gumby, strangely. -Kanderson… more

Dissecting Trailers: “ATM” (In the Vestibule)

No, before you ask, the title of the film in question is not Internet speak for “At The Moment.” It’s actually the more traditional “Automated Teller Machine.” That’s right, everyone… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Prometheus” vs. “Alien”

Happy New Year, everyone! A week or so ago (last year), the teaser for Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi movie Prometheus was released and immediately I noticed, as I’m sure many… more

“The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe” Review (SPOILERS)

Happy Everything, Everybody!! The word “special” is used too often anymore for things that don’t deserve it, much like the word “epic,” for that matter, but that’s for… more

“The Hobbit” Trailer Released

Happy Early Christmas, Nerds! Fresh on the heels of The Dark Knight Rises trailer, posted by Mr. Simon on Monday, comes this amazing piece of precious; the official first trailer… more

“Pulp Fiction” in Chronological Order

Here’s an example of someone with too much time on their hands. YouTube user “crimewriter95″ has taken on the herculean task of re-editing Quentin Tarantino’s masterwork Pulp Fiction in chronological… more

Farewell, Amy and Rory!

Sad (or happy, depending on your tastes) news from the Doctor Who world today: It looks like the Eleventh Doctor will be bidding goodbye to the Ponds sometime during the… more

Dissecting Trailers: “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”

As a child of the 80s/90s, I was a huge fan of the G.I. Joe cartoon and was thoroughly disappointed by the movie G.I. Joe: The Rise… more

Two Missing “Doctor Who” Episodes Recovered

Sunday saw a big, happy surprise for Whovians everywhere when, at the BFI’s annual “Missing Presumed Wiped” event, which discusses and celebrates finding old and missing film and television, it… more

A “Doctor Who” Console Game!

Hi friends! This week, BBC Worldwide announced that a full Doctor Who video game, The Eternity Clock, will be released in early 2012, via digital download “initially on PlayStation 3,… more

The “Mahna Mahna….” Conspiracy

Ever since I saw The Muppets a few weeks ago I’ve been completely unable to get the “Mahna Mahna” song out of my head. It plays on a continual loop… more

“The Doctor, The Widow, and The Wardrobe” Prequel

Hi folks! Our friends over at the BBC have made and released this lovely prequel to this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special. It features the Doctor in a bit of… more