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

 

Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at Amazon.com and support the show!              … more

Ryan Hansen Talks VERONICA MARS & PARTY DOWN

In an earlier piece on Veronica Mars, I described Dick Casablancas as “the guy you love to hate.” A few readers took offense to this, while others appear to vehemently… more

Saturday: LIVE STREAM of Nerdist Gaming Panel from Emerald City Comicon

It’s a brave new world of gaming these days, as technology and creativity have combined in a way that’s never been done before. We’ll go right out on a limb… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

Watch a LIVE STREAM of Emerald City Comicon Day 2

Did you catch our live stream from Emerald City Comicon yesterday? Pretty fun, right? Well today, Brian and Malik are back with Day 2 from the floor of the Pacific… more

Pop Culture Inspired Maps at Gallery 1988′s ‘Cartography’ Opening

If you live in Los Angeles, swing by Gallery 1988 (East) for Andrew DeGraff’s “Cartography,” a gallery opening that features some gorgeous maps inspired by The Princess Bride, Star… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Puppet Town, Daniel Koren, Part Two, and more!

We like comedy. What? You like comedy too? CRAZY! Well here’s some good news for you: This week at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles is filled with… more
 

Watch a LIVE STREAM of Emerald City Comicon Day 1

Want to see all the goings on at Emerald City Comicon but weren’t able to make it to Seattle this year? Have no fear, faithful fellow nerds! As long as… more

Watch the Nerdist Panel from Emerald City Comicon LIVE!

Even if you’re not up in Seattle, WA, for this year’s Emerald City Comicon, you can still be there for the Nerdist Live! Panel via a spiffy and nifty live… more

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star in HAMLET on the West End, So Prepare Now, Tumblr

2015 will find many a Cumberbitch (that’s what his fans call themselves) heading to London, because their one true leader — and one of the Internet’s favorite humans — Benedict Cumberbatch has… more
 

A Chat with Chris Lowell on the VERONICA MARS SXSW Red Carpet

A few weeks ago, Nerdist was able to catch some of the Veronica Mars cast at the South By Southwest red carpet premiere in Austin, TX. Now that we’ve… more

Sci-Fi Hits the L.A. Stage with Sci-Fest

Genre fiction dominates most every visual medium these days – movies, TV, comics – so it’s high time for science fiction and fantasy to take over the world of live theater… more

Want to Attend the COMMUNITY & AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D PaleyFests on the Cheap?

Do you love Community? How about Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? Chances are if you read this site you might, and if you happen to live… more
 

MUPPETS MOST WANTED Red Carpet with Lindalee

The Muppets make us all feel like kids again, so who better to guide us through the Muppets Most Wanted red carpet than the Nerdist Alliance’s 5-1/2-year-old kid reporter,… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Seems Legit, Prompter, A Harmontown Garage Sale & more!

It is going to be a great week at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles this week, with shows like Seems Legit, Prompter, a Harmontown garage sale before… more

Celebrate Hellboy Day By Winning HELLBOY: THE FIRST 20 YEARS and Hellboy Chocolates!

As we told you last week, tomorrow is one of the greatest holidays in the land: Hellboy Day! Mike Mignola’s seminal comic book series is celebrating its twentieth (!) anniversary, and… more
 

Mark Hamill To Make First Ever Appearance at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

You never know which stars from the Star Wars films and animated series will show up at Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars Weekends. The guests change from year to year,… more

Jason Reitman’s LIVE READ Returns With Groundhog Day

For those uninitiated folk who have not yet heard of Film Independent at LACMA’s Live Read series curated by Jason Reitman, please allow me to be the first to tell… more

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A ‘Geek Couture’ Designer?

This year, cosplay meets couture at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. That’s right, Nerdist Industries is pairing up with “Her Universe,” Ashley Eckstein’s geek clothing company extraordinaire, to present a… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/15/14

Since most media outlets are sort of downplaying the fact that an entire airliner disappeared in what could be, at this point, literal thin air, you should, from this point… more

Line-up For Portland’s 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announced

Once a year, Portland, OR hosts one of the best comedy festivals in the whole of the U.S. and arguably the world, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Oft referred to… more

Prepare for LIVE FROM SPACE with 5 Lessons From Space Camp

Recently, I had the chance to live out a childhood dream and live like I had just won an episode of Legends of the Hidden Temple by going to Space… more
 

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Mo Show Anniversary, Karma, Thugs The Musical & More!

The NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles has one heck of a week coming up, so plan accordingly. Harmontown is back, which is always awesome. Of course there’s… more

SXSW Film Wrap Up: Reviews of VERONICA MARS, CHEF, BAD WORDS, & More

This year’s slate of films at South By Southwest seemed to have an amazingly common thread of accessibility. Almost all of the movies I saw were layered and thoughtful with… more

Buying a Badge for San Diego Comic-Con 101

The process of getting a badge to attend San Diego Comic-Con seems to get more complicated every year. Why, I remember a day when you could purchase single day tickets… more