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Relive the Magic On The Nerdist Podcast Network

The Nerdist Podcast has been the flagship of the whole Nerdist Empire since all the way back in 2010 and has wracked up over 400 episodes in its continuing mission… more

House Lannister is On SESAME STREET

You love Game of Thrones. You love Sesame Street. You love Simon Says. The Venn diagram of these three things is this excerpt from Sesame Street in which Peter Dinklage… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Loki… er, Tom Hiddleston Meets Cookie Monster, Shares Valuable Lesson

The latest celebrity visitor to Sesame Street is Loki. Okay, it’s Tom Hiddleston, out of character and eating a cookie, which draws a certain blue fuzzy guy’s attention. And that’s… more

Funny Or Die presents Steve Martin vs. Kermit the Frog!

It was the battle we’ve all been looking forward to since they squared off (to a degree) in 1979′s The Muppet Movie. Banjo superstar and notoriously funny dud, Steve Martin… more

The Shelf: Doctor Who, The Muppet Movie, Luc Besson’s Newest

This week, it’s high-adventure with a French reporter, a frog, a bear, a pig, and two doses of a Time Lord in the ’70s. The president is also in peril,… more

It’s The “Muppets Most Wanted” Teaser Trailer!

Ty Burrell as a miniature mustachioed French Interpol agent? Tina Fey as a surly Russian prison guard? Scooter singing Maroon 5′s “Moves Like Jagger” with an all-penguin chorus? All of… more

Sesame Street Gets Lucky

Wanna go viral? Easy – take a hit song, take video of a beloved pop cultural touchstone, and edit, edit, edit. Take this: Well, yes, the Sesame Street Muppets, led… more

An Epic “Periodic Table of the Muppets”

Artist Mike Boon of Mike Baboon Design did this: a “Periodic Table of the Muppets.” It’s a chart that includes all the Muppets you’ll remember, some you won’t, and all… more

EXCLUSIVE: Gobo Fraggle Talks With Jerry Juhl

The 30th Anniversary collection of Fraggle Rock is on sale starting Tuesday (May 14th), and the Nerdist Channel has an exclusive clip from the DVD set’s special features, a rarity… more

Jane Henson, 1934-2013

Jane Henson passed away Tuesday at 78, and we at Nerdist send our condolences to the Henson family and all of our friends at The Jim Henson Company. Jane, wife… more

“Neil’s Puppet Dreams,” Coming Soon. Squee.

You already know that Neil Patrick Harris has a new Nerdist Channel web series Neil’s Puppet Dreams, featuring a phalanx of Henson puppets and a healthy disregard for propriety, and… more

EXCLUSIVE: Hard ‘n Phirm & Friends Sing “Gersberms (Yer Gervin Mah)”

Take one of the funnier Internet memes of recent times, put it to a smooth boy band-style-R&B groove, and you get “Gersberms (Yer Gervin Mah),” the new hit video… more

Figures & Speech: For Halloween, the Five Best Action Figures in Disguises

With Devil’s Night and All-Hallows Eve fast approaching, it’s definitely time to start thinking what to dress up as. From the scary to the slutty to the truly tasteless, costume… more

See “Stuffed and Unstrung” Live In L.A. Saturday Night (10/6)

Our pals at Henson Alternative — the even more unpredictable than usual part of The Jim Henson Company — are bringing their stage act Stuffed and Unstrung to Largo at… more

Sesame Street Presents “Birdwalk Empire”

Wait, was Sesame Street like this when we were kids? Here’s the beloved children’s show’s take on Boardwalk Empire, in which Lucky Ducky Thompson and Mallard Capone take on Clucky… more

Behind the Scenes of the Ben Folds Five/Fraggles Video

How did the Nerdist Channel pull off the Fragglelicious Ben Folds Five video for “Do It Anyway,” anyway? This behind-the-scenes video tells the story, with Chris and the folks at… more

EXCLUSIVE!: Ben Folds Five and the Fraggles Sing “Do It Anyway”

We have an exclusive at the Nerdist Channel today, a HUGE one, and here it is, the world premiere of the new Ben Folds Five video for “Do It Anyway,”… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: New Flight of the Conchords

It has been three long years since Flight of the Conchords graced our television sets on Sunday nights with oblivious, self-deprecating pop songs, but now Brett and Jemaine have finally… more

Long Live the Count

Jerry Nelson passed away last Thursday. You may not know the name, but you know his characters. Nelson was the puppeteer and voice of Count von Count, and that’s plenty… more

Cookie Monster Improves Upon “Call Me Maybe”

Cookie Monster singing a “Call Me Maybe” parody? Sure. I think I like this better than the original. No, I KNOW I do…. more

A “Legend” in Our Midst: An Interview with Janet Varney

Chances are that you already know Janet Varney – after all, she’s the host of our very own The JV Club podcast – but did you know that her voice… more

Birds in Space: Rovio CEO Mikael Hed Answers Some “Angry” Questions

It’s not uncommon for spherical objects to hurl themselves through deep space, but until today, we weren’t aware of any asteroids involved in fowl play. However, since The Muppet Show… more

LYT Review: “Jeff” Lives In The Moment, But You Can Wait For The DVD

Based upon the evidence of Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Jason Segel is indeed a Muppet of a man. With scraggly hair, felt-like face, and butt mostly planted in one… more