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Mario Paint Pi

I’ve only ever heard a couple of covers of Hard ‘n Phirm songs but this one may be my fave. via @JesseFromCanada… more

New TMBG Video: Meet the Elements

How can you not love Boing Boing Video for premiering this? They have a much larger version of it there, if you prefer a husky video. TMBG never fails to… 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

Hard ‘n Phirm: Moose Lodge

This song is what you would call a “deep cut.” It’s on our non-vinyl album “Horses and Grasses” but never gets any attention because we didn’t make a video for… more

Hard ‘n Phirm – Death of the King

Here’s a silly video we made last year for our “Country PBS” series. It examines the death of Elvis Presley from a slightly more medical perspective. Let it be noted… more


Merry Nerd Christmas! Make sure to French a nerd at 3/14 1:59:26! Phirm and I made this and like to pull it out every year for this… more

Hard ‘n Phirm – "Trace Elements" Video

Phirm and I made this last year as part of a series called CPBS, which stands for “Country Public Broadcasting System.” The concept is that Country Music Television launched a… more

New Hard ‘n Phirm Video: CES!

Phirm and I wrote a Hank-Williams, Jr.-Monday-Night-Football-F-16s-Shooting-Lasers-in-the-shape-of-the-Flag-type song to celebrate the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show for G4. It’s pretty nerdy and inside so if you don’t like/get it,… more

New Hard ‘n Phirm Video

We made this video for Super Deluxe before it decided to not continue being funded by Turner. Through the magic of the Internet, someone has posted it on the YouTubes…. more


This is old, but I don’t have it on this site so here it is—the bluegrass medley of 18 Radiohead songs that Mike Phirman (as Hard ‘n Phirm) and I… more


Hard ‘N Phirm’s first video, directed by Keith Schofield…. more

El Corazon

We attempted to capture the passion of Latin music with the ubiquitous nature of the word "corazon." This was the nerdly result…. more