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

“Jobs” Trailer: Ashton Kutcher Thinks Different

Well, here it is, the first formal full trailer for Ashton Kutcher in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs. It’s… um… well… the trailer has all the cliches of the standard… more

“Set List”: Robin Williams! Dana Gould! Todd Glass!

More Set List from the Nerdist Channel? More of that “stand-up without a net” devised by Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad, in which comics have to come up with jokes… 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

Comic Book Club Looks At “World War Z”

The video version of Comic Book Club from the Nerdist Channel continues its look at the Biggest. Summer. Ever. with their review of Brad Pitt in World War Z. Are… more

Pickstarter: Space Nomads Fight Off Insectoids (With Your Help)

Here’s a video game looking for crowdfunding on Indiegogo: Space Nomads is a “first person, cooperative, tower-defense PC game, set in a procedurally generated world,” created by Loading Studios, a… more

Comedy Central Greenlights “The Meltdown”

Congratulations are in order for our own Jonah Ray, Kumail Nanjiani, and Emily Gordon with the news that the television version of The Meltdown, the weekly stand-up showcase at NerdMelt… more

Chris Hardwick’s “Monsters University” Roundtable With Charlie Day

With Monsters University about to hit theaters, Chris Hardwick took a trip to Pixar and met up with a couple of the movie’s voices, Charlie Day, who’s in everything these… more

New Names for Groups of Animals

Who came up with the terms for groups of animals? Who decided that geese came in flocks, lions come in prides, and so on? The folks at decided… more

Remembering Fantagraphics’ Kim Thompson, 1956-2013

I don’t write much about comics here; I leave that to Dan and Matt and Whitney and Brian, who are a lot better at it than I would be. Truth… more

Jimmy Fallon’s “We Are The World Of Warcraft,” Featuring Chris Hardwick and Felicia Day

It’s Video Game Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and that made it totally appropriate for Jimmy and friends to sing the stirring anthem “We Are the World of… more

L.A.! Come See Live Test Shows of Chris Hardwick’s “@midnight” for Free!

It’s official. Or, perhaps I should let the man Chris Hardwick tell you himself. From his Twitter posting today: It's official! My @ComedyCentral show is called @midnight. Follow!… more

Uninstalling McAfee Anti-Virus, Sort Of (NSFW)

I’m not sure how to describe what this video is, other than to say that it stars John McAfee, the controversial (if you haven’t been following what’s been going on… more

Zachary Quinto Invites You to the Trailer for “Breakup at a Wedding”

Hot on the heels of our announcement last week of the L.A. premiere of Breakup at a Wedding and how you can attend, here’s the full trailer for the… more

A Teaser For Disney’s “Frozen”

Coming off the high of Wreck-It Ralph, Disney is offering this teaser for next winter’s Frozen, to accompany the release of Monsters University in theaters this week. This is the… more

New “Anchorman 2″ Trailer: The Team is Back

The long-awaited official full trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues has arrived. Salon-quality hair, underwear, dolphins, and deeply embarrassing situations abound. The team is back, facing down rivals and… more

An Epic “Periodic Table of the Muppets”

Artist Mike Boon of Mike Baboon Design did this: a “Periodic Table of the Muppets.” It’s a chart that includes all the Muppets you’ll remember, some you won’t, and all… more

See “Pop My Culture”‘s Cole Stratton’s “140 Characters” in Santa Monica

Our own Pop My Culture podcast co-host and SF Sketchfest co-founder Cole Stratton is going solo with his first one-man comedy show here in L.A. — okay, Santa Monica,… more

See “The Kings of Summer” AND “Doug Loves Movies” Live in L.A. Wednesday (6/19)

Are you in the greater Los Angeles area? Will you be in the greater Los Angeles area this Wednesday evening, June 19th? Okay, then, here’s what you need to do:… more

The Collection: Father Stuff

It’s Father’s Day! How about a Special Edition of The Collection with videos all about fathers? I could bring you the obvious: Or a reference to Rory’s dad on Doctor… more

Ketchup with the Hot Dogs: A “True Blood” Season Recap

Today, the Nerdist Channel presents the debut of Henson Alternative’s Ketchup with the Hot Dogs, in which wieners re-enact the last season of your favorite TV series. Today’s recap: True… more

Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, and Craig Robinson on Making “This Is the End”

Nerdist News’ Dan Casey talked recently with Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, and Craig Robinson about their new movie This is the End. Subscribe to the Nerdist Channel for more interviews…. more

Live “Set List”! Friday Night/Saturday Morning, 1/12c/10p, Here

Did you enjoy Thursday night’s live stream of Set List, Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net” series as seen on the Nerdist Channel and live around the… more

“Pacific Rim,” Minecraft Style

Someone — Steelehouse Digital, to be specific — did a version of the Pacific Rim trailer in Minecraft, because, well, boxy Jaegers, that’s why. Nicely done by the same folks… more

Comic Book Club Takes On “Man of Steel” and the Biggest. Summer. Ever.

Hey, it’s a video version of Comic Book Club from the Nerdist Channel! This time, Patrick Cassels of College Humor and the Upright Citizens Brigade’s Michael Hartney join Pete, Justin,… more