Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.


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A Bundle That Is Humble

To me, Christmas means new video games. To some, Christmas means giving to others in need. Now there is a way to combine these two definitions of Christmas, but it… more

A Matter of Antimatter

We are a major step closer to having insanely powerful energy sources thanks to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. They’ve contained antimatter! I know! Calm down and… 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

This Graph Will Give You a Boner

I’ve always said there’s something romantic about math, but yeeowza! Excuse me while I roll my tongue back into my mouth and treat these burns on my ears from all… more

It’s Halloween Time: The Time to Impress Friends and Strangers

We’re nearing the end of October and I can already smell the cavities growing in children’s mouths. (That’s disgusting.)(Shut up.) Halloween has always been my favorite holiday…. more

Hillbilly News Update 3.0

Us humans, we make mistakes. Just the other day I locked myself out of my apartment and had to call my roommate to buzz me in. Silly me. Hillbillies on… more

Every Legend Has A Beginning

On November 9, 2004, my life changed. I became an addict. Instead of fixing my attention on my college course work, I’d scream, “JOE MONTANA!” as I stuck plasma… more

T-Shirt Time

Do you know the internet is a great place to buy T-shirts? So do I! I’ve spent a good chunk of my free time looking at shirts lately. Normally,… more

Hidden Secrets of LOST (The Box Set)

It’s been about a week since the Lost box set has come out. Enough time to finish all 5252 episodic minutes along with all the extra features. I’ll… more

The INCEPTION 2 Trailer is Here!

Looks like we are getting an Inception sequel quicker than expected. It looks kind of, I don’t know, boring. What do you guys think? I also exist on Youtuber and… more

Another Hillbilly News Update

Seems like you can’t go anywhere without bumpin’ into ‘billies. Go out to get a soda; you run into a meth-billy. Pick up some fast food for the family;… more


As long as you’ve seen this video, you know I love text-to-speech applications. If it was illegal to make your computer say a dirty word you typed, then we’… more


As our gadgets become better at multitasking, we get worse. It seems like everyone is on their smartphones all the time. We’re more concerned with checking twitter, then facebook, then… more

Suicide Toy

TOY STORY 3 SPOILER ALERT!!! If you have yet to see this movie, you deserve it. Remember in Toy Story 3 when they make that suicide pact as they creep… more

Look! In The Sky! It’s Mars!

We live in an incredibly unique time. According to an email I received, “Earth is catching up with Mars in an encounter that will culminate in the closest approach between… more


I may be 24, but I still love Pokemon. I find this adorable. I’d say yes should a girl gave it to me, if we lived in a universe where… more

Google State University

Everyone has heard of The Information Super Highway, aka the Internet. You are on it right this very moment. How many people really use it for information, though? I don’… more

You’ve Been Mathed!

Remember the days before the Internet? Days when bathroom stalls provided that mask of secrecy needed to insult each other in a public forum. Thankfully bathroom stalls didn’t go to… more

I Miss MS Paint

I love my Mac – so simple and accommodating. I’d marry it if it had a mating port. It fills my needs, except for one. From time to time,… more

Hillbilly News Update

Hillbillies – a carefully crafted breed of humans designed for our entertainment. I’ve collected four stories of irrationality to share with you all. Sorry. I’ve collected four stories of irrationality… more

You Call Yourself a Fortune Cookie?

How many times has this happened to you? You just finished stuffing your eating hole with sodium-filled Chinese food, when the waitress delivers your bill complete with a psychic-powered cookie…. more

Ghostbusters: False Hope for Nerd Integration?

The concept of “cool” is rather indefinable.  There are no clear guidelines, yet we all dreamed of them while sleeping in our Spaghetti-O stained Math Olympics T-shirts. Right? One quality… more