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

FEaB #28: Beverly Hills FEaB

Finally, it’s a new FEaB in which Scott and Matt, as they threatened in the last episode, watch Beverly Hills Cop 3 so, as the cliche goes, you don’t have… more

SET LIST: Ahir Shah

At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Ahir Shah took a shot at Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List, and the result is this week’s episode on the Nerdist Channel. What… 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

@midnight Last Night: Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal, Mike Lawrence

Last night on @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central, our own Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal, and Mike Lawrence played the game, if it IS just a game. On the… more

@midnight Last Night: Ike Barinholtz, Jenny Slate, Tom Lennon

Ike Barinholtz, Jenny Slate, and Tom Lennon played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night. The topics ranged from Drake’s Instagram messages to a North Korean tongue scraper… more

@midnight Last Night: Doug Benson, Moshe Kasher, Grace Helbig

Doug Benson, Moshe Kasher, and Grace Helbig were the panelists on @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night. They pitched bad Etsy products, created bad Facebook groups, and… more

Sony Announces Cloud-Based Streaming PlayStation Game And TV Services at CES

The International CES 2014 keynote offered by SONY President and CEO Kazuo Hirai included a couple of items of interest to gamers and video viewers, one of which opens PlayStation… more

@midnight Last Night: Kumail Nanjiani, Paul Scheer, Andrea Savage

And… we’re back. Kumail Nanjiani, Paul Scheer, and Andrea Savage played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night. You watched, right? Whatever your answer, we can catch you… more

@midnight is Back! New Episodes Start Tonight

Oh, hey, it’s January 6th already! That means a whole year’s worth of Chris Hardwick’s @midnight begins tonight at the obvious time (unless you’re in Central time, but let’s not… more

Hunt Or Be Hunted: The New Season Of HOUSE OF CARDS Gets A Trailer

The next round of House of Cards? Here’s the brand new trailer: Look, if you didn’t watch the whole first series, you probably don’t want to see this, because there… more

Wearables and Rolling Things: Previewing International CES 2014

Previewing International CES — that’s the official name, and woe be it unto anyone who merely calls it “CES” or “The Consumer Electronics Show” — requires taking a stab at… more

The Top 5 of Anything for 2013

Are we done with Top (Insert Number Here) lists for 2013 yet? No, there’s one more. Or, to be exact, a bunch more, in one epic post. This one. Yes,… more

SET LIST: Marcel Lucont

What better way to ring in the New Year… okay, we’re a couple of days late on that, but here’s Set List from the Nerdist Channel, this week feturing award-winning… more

The Official Trailer For the VERONICA MARS Movie

How’s the Veronica Mars crowdfunded movie coming? Here’s the official trailer: She’s now a lawyer living with Piz in New York, she’s back visiting Neptune, and, of course, she’s pulled… more

The Times Square New Year’s Eve AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Teaser

On New Year’s Eve, Sony put a sneak-peek trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on the big screen at Times Square. Appropriately enough, it shows action at, well, Times Square:… more


It’s been around for a few weeks, but this is a short holiday week, and we’re kinda not in the mood for anything deep (anything requiring any thought at all,… more

Going Old School With 10 Random Facts From The World Almanac 2014

It is not, to most of you, news that before there was Wikipedia, the way we all looked stuff up was to consult the printed page. Nowadays, it’s rare to… more

5 Nerdist Network Shows Make Paste’s ’20 Best Comedy Podcasts Of 2013.’ Yay, Us.

So, Paste Magazine did a list of the 20 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2013, and Nerdist Podcast Networks did okay. And by “okay,” I mean five of our shows made… more

Your Own TARDIS? Doctor Who Snow Globes? TRY THIS AT HOME

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home surprise (okay, he knew they were coming, but just play along) Chris Hardwick by showing… more

A Mad Men-Style COMMUNITY Teaser

I wasn’t gonna keep posting Community promos, because there have been so many of them promoting the new season, but, then, this: Yep. Just like on Alison Brie’s other show,… more

Watch Tom Hiddleston Vs. Benedict Cumberbatch In A Dance-Off For the Ages

Oh, hell, it’s a holiday week. So, we bring you this video editing together the dance (and walking, and just sitting or standing there) moves of Tom Hiddleston and Benedict… more

Rock For Christmas, A Cherished Tradition

‘Tis the season and all that. So, this classic Christmas carol you might recall, by legendary ’80s hair metal band Sniper: Ah, tradition. Rock those silver bells with our own… more

COMMUNITY, Animated, for Christmas 2013

More Community? Yes, for Christmas, this time animated: Troy pukes well, it appears. January 2nd, but you know that already…. more


What’s scaring the hell out of Rhys Darby this week? In this week’s episode of Reasons to be Scared of the Future, it’s you. And me. And us. And everybody…. more