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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 and support the show!              … more

Reminder: “Set List” Live Friday, 6 pm PT

Hi. How are you? That’s good. Say, remember that I mentioned somewhere along the line here that as part of YouTube Comedy Week, the Nerdist Channel would be doing a… more

Grant Morrison Talks “Wonder Woman: Earth One”, “Multiversity” and More

Recently, the Nerdist team and a small group of other journalists were invited to DC Comics’ Burbank offices to spend an evening with one of the comic book industry’s greatest… 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

Here’s Everything We Know About the Xbox One

For years now, whispers of a next-gen Microsoft console code-named “Durango” have been providing grist for the rumor mills of the world, but today Microsoft laid all of its considerable… more

Watch “Set List” for YouTube Comedy Week

Beginning Sunday, May 19th, YouTube will be holding a seven-day comedy extravaganza, YouTube Comedy Week, featuring some of the best and brightest of internet funny-making. The Nerdist Channel is among… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Morgan Murphy, Dan Levy, HelloGiggles, and more!

Join us this week for the live recording of Morgan Murphy’s first comedy taping, more great Baby Talk with Dan Levy, the return of HelloGiggles fun, and more! May 18th… more

Seattle International Film Festival Preview

If you’re in the Seattle area, or want to make a pilgrimage there, from May 16th to June 9th but don’t really know why or what you’d do there, then… more

See Chris Hardwick’s Live Stand-Up in Utah 6/6-8

Hey, Utahns! You in Utah? Of course you are. You’re Utahns. Well, you Utahns (I’ll stop now) should make plans to be at Wiseguys in West Valley City, right there… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Bobby Bitter, Greg Proops, Comedy Film Nerds, Bobcat, and more!

This week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles promises to be a week of amazing, with a live table read of Bobby Bitter, Greg Proops, the… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Cossbysweater, Harmontown on Sunday, Joe Starr, and more!

This week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles there are three — count them, THREE –  amazing free shows on Saturday, May 4, Harmontown moves to… more

A Guide to Free Comic Book Day

Yeah, yeah, Saturday may be Star Wars Day, but it’s also Christmas in May for comic book fans, because it’s Free Comic Book Day! That’s right – we said Free… more

Celebrate Star Wars Day All Over the Land on Saturday

“May the 4th Be With You” is a pun that has spawned an entire movement. While it might sound like someone is making fun of a poor soul with a… more

Nerdist Podcast Live in San Diego 7/20: Tickets On Sale Now!

2011: Matt Smith and Karen Gillan handed out burritos. 2012: John Barrowman took over the show in riotous manner. 2013… Yes, the Nerdist Podcast will be live once again during… more

See Chris Hardwick Live in Durham, NC 11/8

Are you in the Raleigh-Durham area (or within a reasonable drive, like Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Rocky Mount….)? Will you be there on November 8th? Would you like to see Chris… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Set List, Greg Daniels, Star Dreck, SketchMelt, and more!

Hello fans of awesome things. This week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles promises to be another week of laughs, adventure, good friends, and great times… more

Ice Your Funny Bone for YouTube Comedy Week

YouTube may still be the first stop for people wanting to watch idiots hurting themselves or cats meowing adorably, but it’s also growing ever more into a place where talented… more

Chris Hardwick’s Stand-Up Tour Coming To Philadelphia, Boston

Chris Hardwick’s world stand-up tour has a couple of new dates, and if you’re on the East Coast, listen up: First, June 27-29, Chris comes to Philadelphia for five shows… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Mo Welch, Auntie Sara, Booze Cruise, and more!

Another week, another dollar…wait, that’s not it. Another week, another week of ah-maze-ing shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. Yeah. Yeah. That’s it. This week… more

Baymaggedon: Alamo Drafthouse Issues a Genius Press Release

Here at Nerdist Industries, we can often be overwhelmed by the abundance of press releases put into the world on a daily basis. Some of them are informative, some mildly… more

Nickelodeon + Nostalgia = Artistic Gold

If you’re in the Los Angeles area (or environs) and were a child of the 80s and 90s, you’ll most certainly want to check out the new art exhibit opening… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: PreGame of Thrones, Robot Chicken Writers, and more!

Oh. Hello there. Thanks for stopping by. Here’s a little treat just for you, it’s a bunch of super fun shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles,… more

The Wondercon Nerdist Panel, Plus A Preview Of “Nerdy Jobs”

Hey, so, we had a panel at Wondercon Sunday at Anaheim Arena (former home of the ABA’s Anaheim Amigos, and yes, there really once was a basketball team called the… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Set List, KPCC Crawford Family Forum, and more!

Another super fun week of events planned at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles: Some free things, like the BBC Classic Doctor Who Screening Series, KPPC’s Crawford… more

Tickets On Sale For Chris Hardwick In London May 15th

Members of the Nerdist community in the U.K.: Chris Hardwick is coming. Wait, let me say that again with more emphasis. CHRIS HARDWICK IS COMING! To London, that is…. more