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 Amazon.com and support the show!              … more

“It’s Thanksgiving”: Worst Holiday Ever

It was roughly a year and a half ago when I ruined your day and most of my credibility as a human when I first dropped the Rebecca Black Bomb… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: Tim Heidecker Covers Bob Dylan

What do you get when an anti-comedy genius covers the most critically despised Bob Dylan song of all time? You get the Music Geek Track of the Week, and also… 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 Music Geek Track of the Week: “Ode To Viceroy”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2_r94MwW18?rel=0&w=615&h=346] Before ever reading an interview with Mac DeMarco, I was absolutely-100-percent sure this… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Losing You”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy9W_mrY_Vk?rel=0&w=615&h=346] If you’ve ever been to a jazz funeral in New Orleans like I… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Endless Shore”

Without any context you might easily intuit that Melody Prochet’s new psych album, Melody’s Echo Chamber, was informed by collision and movement rather than stasis. The soundscape is… more
 

Catching Up With Dan Deacon

To put it lightly, Dan Deacon is fucking busy. In addition to releasing his latest LP America, the excellent, expansive follow-up to 2009’s Bromst that explores the possibilities of… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Cali in a Cup”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8SuI7BqKP0?rel=0&w=615&h=346] It appears that Brooklyn outfit Woods have relocated to the opposite coast for their… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: New Flight of the Conchords

It has been three long years since Flight of the Conchords graced our television sets on Sunday nights with oblivious, self-deprecating pop songs, but now Brett and Jemaine have finally… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “You Are Why I Am Invisible”

Earlier this week, XXYYXX, the 16-year-old production phenom from Orlando, uploaded “You Are Why I Am Invisible” to his SoundCloud and reached the download limit in what must have been… more

Stream Bloc Party’s “Four”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkeUFRK4i7w?rel=0&w=615&h=346] It has been seven turbulent years since Bloc Party emerged with Silent Alarm and… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Harps”

God do I have the softest soft spot for The Sea and Cake. Usually the Music Geek Track of the Week requires a lot of sifting and personal turmoil, because… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “I Can’t Handle Change”

When I think slide guitar, I think Allman Brothers, BBQ sauce, and for some reason, cankles. But definitely not delicate, emo-infused indie pop based out of Phoenix, Arizona. “I Can’… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Sunshine”

It’s hard to say what qualifies more as the touchstone of a Little Dragon song: the whirring miasma of funky electronics or Yukimi Nagano’s coaxing croon. Little Dragon’… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Treten”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PtjWdgOwMs?rel=0&w=615&h=345] Summer is almost upon us, and I have been getting in the spirit by skipping class,… more
 

A Music Geek’s Album Of The Month: Beach House’s “Bloom”

Beach House, the Baltimore duo whose sound has been relegated by indie media to the subgenre “dream-pop” for their entire existence, have nevertheless had their occasional dalliances with the mainstream…. more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: Daughn Gibson, “In The Beginning”

Dear College, I know we haven’t always had the best rapport (card), what with all the Monday nights spent at the bars instead of the library and all the… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “On the Sea”

Man, I love me some Beach House. The only way I would be more excited for their upcoming album, Bloom, would be if they played at my cousin’s Bat Mitzvah… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Chew”

I have had a pretty dull week of eating (despising) Matzoh, so on a very personal level, I thought “Chew” by Yuck was the most appropriate track of the for… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “QueenS”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYudQqpzgDY?rel=0] Hip-Hop and R&B have always forgone a solidified conjugal effort in favor of an on-again off-again schtick. Perhaps… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Wikispeaks”

The expat has finally returned home. After a solid ten years of fucking around in the Midwest and the South, Hip-Hop has (finally!) reclaimed its roots in NYC. And honestly,… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Dancing in Houston”

After Louis Armstrong’s death in 1971, Dizzy Gillespie tersely declared, “No him; no me.” I think that is one of the most beautifully concise elegies of all time. What… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Warsaw” by Sharon Van Etten

If you’ve followed me on Nerdist this past year you know I have a thing for female singer-songwriters (and Kristen Stewart, apparently. I believe I even called her a “… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “In Your Light”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HwgDDw5350?rel=0&w=615&h=342] I currently live in Chicago, so a fifteen-minute walk outside, according to top scientists, is similar… more