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


Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Lovin’ that new book smell…

HOORAY IT’S BOOK DAY! Below are some of the titles new for this Tuesday, but not all of them as I’m sure you’re aware, so if I’… more

Book Review! The Disappearing Spoon…

You may or may not have noticed that last Friday was review-less on the book front. For that, I apologize! Too much work, not enough time, yadda, yadda, yadda. Someday… 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

Game of Thrones Video Game! Insert Winter is Coming Joke Here!

You know how sometimes when you’re out on The Wall with The Night’s Watch because Winter is Coming (ta da!) and you sense an Other and you’re all, “Shit! I… more

BOOKS! Brand new, ready to go!

I bet you know what day it is! Mmmm fresh new books, crisp new pages, unbroken bindings… well, some people find that more appealing than others. I still prefer the… more

This Week in Books!

Another Tuesday, another list, eh? Last week I skipped a post and asked a question, mostly because there were too few things released to scrape a list together but it… more

BOOK REVIEW! Little Women and Werewolves

This remastering of the classics trend is going to die, just like every other wayward trend in any industry, but let’s ask ourselves this: is that a bad thing?… more

The Prophylactic Princess Primer:
Find the Right Condom for YOU

I’m on a road trip. I’m wearing earplugs. I’m thinking about condoms. Squinting at my screen in the Texan darkness, my little post is turning into an… more

New Releases? No, not today…

Greetings Literary Comrades! This week in new book releases is a sparse one, at best, so I’ve opted not to put together a post. Mostly because there isn’t a post… more

BOOK REVIEW! The Shallows by Nicholas Carr!

I think we’re all increasingly aware of what type of world we’re living in now, right? Information is literally at our fingertips, more accessible than it’s ever… more

It’s New Book Day… Again!

Ahhh, another glorious Tuesday! By now, you know what that means: NEW BOOKS! HOORAY! If the millions of books already out in the world today don’t tickle your fancy well…… more

Book Review! Ancestor by Scott Sigler

Did you know that Ancestor, by Scott Sigler, was actually released as a podcast? Free and full of awesomeness? AND! It was originally printed in 2007 but was updated to… more

New books, ripe for the pickin’!

Still can’t figure out what to do with your summer, huh? I have a remedy! Go out and find yourself a hot, young… book. They make great travel companions,… more

Aw Sookie Sookie Now!

Since the new season of True Blood just kicked off on Sunday, I’ve heard a lot of startled “Oh, that show is based on books?! I need to read… more

Spankin’ New Books!

You there! Not sure what to do with your summer? Do yourselves a favor and read some friggin’ books! Ahhhh, literacy. Here are a few new releases for today, June… more

Book Review! The Passage by Justin Cronin

The Passage weighs in at 784 pages and doesn’t fit neatly into anything but a backpack, but trust me: don’t let the size intimidate you (uh, baby). It’… more

This Week in Books!

BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS! HOORAY! Looks to be a pretty decent week, as far as new releases go. Here are the highlights for June 8, 2010! A Visit from the Goon… more

Book Review! It Happened In Boston?

Ten years ago, if you had asked me what my favorite book was, I don’t know what I would have said. Maybe The Bell Jar or something equally cliche… more

It’s Nudy Magazine Day! (Orrrr New Book Day…)

Hooray! New books time again! Some of these look better than others (that’s just my opinion) but let’s face it! There couldn’t possibly be fantastically amazing new books… more

Book Review! Blockade Billy by Stephen King

Ah, the enduring Mr. Stephen King has written again. For most King fans, I bet his baseball-inspired novella, Blockade Billy, comes as no surprise — and not just because it… more

New Friggin’ Books!

Greetings, book lovers! Each week I’m going to try and highlight a few new release titles to keep you in the literary know, just in case anybody asks “Hey, did… more

BOOK REVIEW! Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

There’s an interesting trend happening in literature right now but I don’t know what to call it. Zombiefication of the classics? Discovering the werewolfian tendencies of long dead… more