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

Conan O’Brien, Clueless Gamer, Plays Atari 2600 Games

In the latest “Clueless Gamer” segment on Conan, Conan O’Brien goes old school on us. Really old school. Atari 2600 old school. After realizing that the console is not a… more

Reminder: HarmonQuest Screens “Zero Charisma” — Saturday at L.A.’s Cinefamily

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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

The Legacy Music Hour #145: New Age Music 3

After all the battle music from the last episode, the boys decide to focus on New Age music found in 8-bit and 16-bit era video games, most of it quite… more

It’s Gaming Thursday at YouTube Geek Week!

It would not be a proper Geek Week without a day focusing on gaming, and that’s what today is at YouTube Geek Week, Gaming Thursday. To introduce today’s festivities, please… more

Adam de la Pena Shows Us the “Outlands”

Writer Adam de la Pena loves old school video games. Not only does he still play them, but he writes comedies within them. Having written on the Comedy Central programs… more

Mineshaft? Right On

Fans of the ’70s take-no-nonsense, street-wise but bedroom smart, awesome-theme-music-having Shaft: we’d like you to meet Minecraft. Fans of everyone’s favorite “kind of LEGOs but then again kind of not… more

The Indoor Kids #108: Borderlands and Morederlands with Anthony and Ashly Burch

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Anthony Burch, writer of Borderlands 2, and Ashly Burch, voice of Tiny Tina. We talk about the game, the process of creating a… more

Imagi’s “The Legend of Zelda” Movie Pitch That Didn’t Make It

Way back when, a rumor was floated about a possible CGI Legend of Zelda movie from Hong Kong based animation studio Imagi Entertainment (TMNT, Astro Boy), but like the Ghost… more

Pickstarter: Card Game “A Duel Betwixt Us” Offers Gentlemanly Violence

How many times have you wistfully stroked your handlebar mustache while sipping on finest, oak barrel-aged scotch and riding your penny-farthing, only to have another dapper gentleman unceremoniously cut you… more

Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea DLC Takes Us Back to Rapture

What a week for Bioshock Infinite, huh? Not only is Ken Levine the latest guest on the Nerdist Podcast, but Irrational released its first DLC pack and debuted the trailer… more

Nerdist Podcast: Ken Levine

BioShock creator Ken Levine is on the Nerdist podcast! He sits down with Chris and Chloe to talk all things video games including their reactions to BioShock Infinite, how science… more

The Indoor Kids #107: “The Last of Us” with Bruce Straley

Today the Indoor Kids are joined by the Game Director of The Last of Us, Bruce Straley, a guy who has been with Naughty Dog for many years, to discuss… more

Neil Gaiman Presents “Wayward Manor”

Neil Gaiman is one of the most renowned comic book creators, screenwriters, and authors in the world; you can now add video game mastermind to that prestigious list. Wayward Manor … more

Season 2, Ep. 1 of “Video Game High School”: Now

Look what’s back: the first episode of Season 2 of Freddie Wong, Matt Arnold, Will Campos and Brian Firenzi’s Video Game High School is here. There’s a new, tough FPS… more

In August, Join the HarmonQuest!

Dan Harmon has solidified himself as a god among geeks. From the various parodies on Community, he’s shown us that he’s no stranger to the stuff we all love. He’s… more

“Game Off”: Catfished and the Nerdist Channel’s Game Off is back with more of what Goombas are talking about while marching through the Mushroom Kingdom. This time, online dating is on… more

The Indoor Kids #106: Comic-Conga with Steve Agee, Jordan Morris, Jensen Karp and much more!

Like we always do for Comic-Con, Emily and Kumail spent their time roaming the floor and talking to their friends about the wonders of Comic-Con. You’ll come with us to… more

BREAKING: Nerdist, Tribeca to Distribute Film “Zero Charisma”

This could not be any bigger. Being announced right now at the Nerdist Industries panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Nerdist Industries, together with Tribeca Film, will be co-releasing… more

“Firefly Online” Coming For Mobile Devices

Firefly is coming back again. No, not as a show or movie, but in long-rumored, long-delayed game form, this one for mobile platforms from Fox Digital Entertainment, QMx, and Spark… more

The Indoor Kids #105: Metagame and More with Jeff Rubin

After numerous requests, we brought on one of our favorite guests, Jeff Rubin, to play the Metagame with us, talk about the games we’re playing now, and much more. Burnside… more

The Collection: LEGO Wimbledon!! Sharknado!

With all the stuff going on here regarding Course of the Force and Comic-Con preparations, The Collection, our irregular sampling of stuff going on that we didn’t have any place… more

The Legacy Music Hour #141: Manga 2

Manga-based video games are the topic of Episode 141 (as they were for Episode 97).  Once again, Rob is absent, and this time, there isn’t even a guest, so, Brent… more

A Gameplay Trailer For “Grand Theft Auto V”

We now have a gameplay trailer for Grand Theft Auto V, and it shows what your three heroes, former bank robber Michael, “street hustler” Franklin, and Trevor, seen stomping something… more