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

Cosplay Friday #46

The world sits in anxious anticipation of Sunday night, everyone waiting and prognosticating about what will be the final fate of Walter White and co. on the Breaking Bad finale…. more

Cosplay Friday #46

I usually open this column off with a witty (I hope so) introduction about the world of cosplay. Other times… it’s all about shiny colorful things. To that effect, I’ve… 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

Cosplay Friday #45

The first day of school is upon us, and while thousands upon thousands of kids across the country raid their closets for an outfit best-suited for “first impressions”, any true “… more

Special FX Contouring Makeup? TRY THIS AT HOME

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan wrap up this round of episodes of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home with a primer on contouring makeup. They have tips… more

Cosplay Friday #44

Two weeks in, and the world still can’t get Miley off its collective brain. The former Disney star shocked a MTV VMA audience with her raunchy dance routine and even… more

Sneaky Zebra Presents PAX Prime Cosplay

Our friends at Sneaky Zebra made it out to PAX Prime this year, and as always, they were ready with their cameras and grabbed some great footage of all the… more

Painting and Aging Props? Try This At Home

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are back with another episode of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home. This time around, they’ll show you how to paint and… more

Meet Onyx the Fortuitous. His Fate Rests in Your Hands

Who is Onyx the Fortuitious? Well, maybe you’ve seen him floating around cons — you might know him as the Weird Gamer Guy, sporting a fedora and beard and being,… more

Cosplay Friday #43

Summer is nearly over, but that’s no reason to break out the frumpy winter coats and galoshes (which is just a fun word to say); Take a tip from some… more

Need a Raygun? Try This At Home

Ever find yourself in need of a prop but you just don’t know where to go to get one? Okay, that’s a specialized thing, but whether you’re a cosplayer or… more

Cosplay Friday #42

By now, I’m sure you’re well aware that Ben Affleck is playing Batman in the new Superman film. You know who else gets to play Batman? EVERY BATMAN COSPLAYER EVER!… more

Finalists Announced for the INFINITE CRISIS Cosplay Competition!

All right, you can exhale now. The finalists for DC’s Infinite Crisis Cosplay Competition, brought to you by DC, WB Games and your pals here at Nerdist, have been announced!… more

The 1st Annual Geekie Awards

This Sunday, August 18th, will be a huge day for nerds everywhere – it’s the date of the 1st Annual Geekie Awards! It’s a live-streamed ceremony that will honor the… more

Cosplay Friday 41

With all this talk about meteor showers and asteroids, you’d think the whole world has gone star-crazy. You see, I’m crazy for stars, but not the kind in the sky;… more

Making A Starfleet Insignia? “Try This At Home”

The Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home is back for another season of DIY fun, and this time Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are offering a quick lesson… more

Cosplay Friday #40

Summer is almost over and that can only mean one thing; back-to-school sales. How can you be sure you’ll be dressed to impress on that all important first day of… more

Cosplay Friday #39

It may be hot outside (and humid, and sunny, and the floor is lava), but that doesn’t mean you can’t cool off with a refreshing virtual glass of cosplay goodness… more

Sneaky Zebra’s Comic-Con Cosplay Video

Missed out on Comic-Con? Sorry you didn’t catch all the awesome cosplay action? No worries, here’s your chance to experience the event first hand, through the delightfully twisted eyes of… more

Cosplay Friday #38

As summer draws to an end, the big movie studios have been ramping up the releases of their “blockbusters,” giant, staggeringly-budgeted films that are sure to delight and entertain on… more

Comic-Con: The Nerdist Industries Panel

The Nerdist Industries panel at Comic-Con in San Diego Saturday featured some big announcements and an overview of what’s coming up for us in the near future. The big announcement,… more

More From the Infinite Crisis Cosplay Contest

As we mentioned yesterday, DC Comics, WB Games, and Nerdist are bringing you the Infinite Crisis Cosplay Contest — here’s our own Chloe Dykstra from the DC Stage at Comic-Con… more

Cosplay Friday #37

Note: Matt Cohen’s brain is currently on hiatus mode, as he is deeply entrenched in all things San Diego Comic-Con (including photographing a hand-picked Comic-Con edition of Cosplay Friday, for… more

Meet Nick and Gary of Sneaky Zebra

The newest member of Nerdist’s ever-growing Nerdist Alliance, a collective of creative people making content on the internet, is Sneaky Zebra, a YouTube channel which makes quality geek programming, parody… more