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

 

Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Prayer”

Ah, a new year approaches. I never really make resolutions, just predictions about behaviors that may or may not change (soooo lazy). This year I’m pretty sure I am… more

A Music Geek’s Top Ten-ish Albums of 2011

I’m going to be honest: this year was rough. I am happy to see it go. For some reason I have never had very good luck with my odd… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “I’m Official”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-gmh076LGA?rel=0&w=615&h=447] Over the past two years I have become really conscious of how seasonal cycles affect my… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “I Don’t Believe You (7″ Version)”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r31zlszlMlI?rel=0&w=615&h=342] Happy Thanksgiving, nerds! This post is about to take me forever, because I am… more

Matt Ogles Kristen Stewart and Writes Some Stuff About Music

So the only reason I am writing about the new Twilight soundtrack is so that I have an excuse to look at some sexy pictures of Kristen Stewart. Yeah! Well,… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Keep Time”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3NGbQdmbqc?rel=0] Gauntlet Hair: a little Animal Collective, a pinch of shoegaze, and a dollop of reverb. There is nothing wrong with… more

Trevor Powers Is (Not) Youth Lagoon

Cruising southbound on I-84 and pumping the Jurassic Park soundtrack from a weathered stereo system, Trevor Powers doesn’t have much but freeway on his mind. How could you expect… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Bohemian Rhapsody” as performed by William Shatner

There is only so much I can write before you realize this is a 7-minute video of William Shatner covering “Bohemian Rhapsody” and either decide to fasten your eyes to… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Hours”

Happy Friday everyone! If there had been one more workday this week I honestly would have pooped from sheer distemper. So this week I’ve been doing a lot of… more

Swag Swag Like Caillou

Remember that Canadian kids show about that bald kid named Caillou? Me neither. I guess I was more of an Arthur kid (what a wonderful time to play, hey!). But… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Afternoon”

The bedroom-auteur is a restive soul whose work is often enigmatic and hyperintroverted — or so the indie trope goes, anyway. But too frequently, their work is so cryptic that… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Radio Free Europe”

Do you enjoy indie music? Thank R.E.M. Simply stated: R.E.M. was the college radio band before college radio was really even a thing. For the next… more

Video Game and Music Nerds Unite!

One of the first promo trailers to surface for EA Sports’ Fifa Soccer 12 features a mashup of Battles’ single “Ice Cream” from their latest LP, Gloss Drop. Interesting choice,… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Weekend”

I’d like to dedicate this track to Labor Day for curtailing the five day wait until the next weekend to a very tolerable four. An overt but welcome paean… more
 

St. Vincent and Neon Indian Don’t Celebrate Labor Day, Too Busy Working

God, Mondays are the worst…. unless you’re on vacation because of LABOR DAY! Woo! But if an additional day off from soul-squandering work isn’t good enough, NPR has… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “For Love I Come”

At what point in its history did music cease to be a meritocracy in favor of a hype-incepted, corporate-propagated popularity contest? The beginning of time? The Internet? Kings of Leon?… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Forever 28”

[Runs in from another room] GUYS! Guys!. Guys… Woah. Mirror Traffic, the new Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks album, comes out next Tuesday, and it’s really fucking good. Although… more
 

Microphone Check 1, 2, What Is This!?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbCT6_HAOmM?rel=0] …The five-foot assassin with the roughneck business! Last weekend I saw Michael Rappaport’s A Tribe Called Quest documentary,… more

Can I Haz Lollapalooza Plz?

Yup! We live in the 21st century now, and that means genetically enhanced diets, GPSes equipped with Darth Vader’s voice, and the bank-saving advent of live-streaming. So if you missed… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “How Can You Luv Me?”

Yo, Nerds, as a result of Becca’s and my constant desire to disseminate good music throughout the nerdosphere, we thought it might be a solid idea to start posting… more
 

Owen Pallett Covers The Strokes, Recalls Nerdy Childhood

On Tuesday, Stereogum released its original tribute to the Strokes’ debut, called Stroked: A Tribute to Is This It, which hosts a bunch of indie acts playing tracks from the… more

This One Goes Out to All the Ladies

The Isley Brothers posed a very poignant question in 1973 when they contemplated, “Who’s that lady (who’s that lady)?” Taken literally, this question has several straightforward solutions –… more

Twin Peaks Remixed

1990 was a good year: I had just been born, the Pistons won the NBA Finals, The Hubble Telescope was put into orbit, and a little show called Twin Peaks… more