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Jonah Raydio #56: Live at Jackknife Records and Tapes

Recorded on Record Store Day at Jackknife Records and Tapes in Atwater Village in front of dozens of people and 2 odd faced small girls. Cut with Cash listening to… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Dreams’ by Boots (featuring Beyonce)

I don’t know much about this producer, Boots. His Facebook “about” section reads: ”I’m everything that I’m not, most of the time.” So, let’s just call him the mysterious badass…. 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
 

Music Geek Track Of The Day: “No Easy Way Out” by Kid Astray

Humpday = FUNK DAY! Well, at least for this week. Earlier this month, the Norwegian six-piece, Kid Astray, released the techno-funk song No Easy Way Out, the first song off their… more

Brian Williams Finally Addresses Jimmy Fallon’s TONIGHT SHOW Rap Super Cuts

For years now, Jimmy Fallon has had producer John McDonald sift through years of footage to stitch together sound bytes of NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams into coherent lyrics… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: Damon Albarn’s “Heavy Seas of Love”

Sure, everyone loves Damon Albarn for his work with groups like Blur and Gorillaz, but I’ll always love him for the score to 1999′s cannibal classic Ravenous. (“That was very…… more
 

Mondo Celebrates Laika with PARANORMAN and CORALINE Vinyl

The Laika animation studio is responsible for movies like Paranorman, Coraline, and the upcoming film The Boxtrolls. In honor of the recent Record Store Day event (on Saturday, April 19th),… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘The Wild Life’ by Vacationer

When I first heard Trip and Everyone Knows back in 2011, I was expecting the band Vacationer to rise through the ranks as the boho Vampire Weekend. They were a… more

How to Make the Most of Coachella, Weekend 2

In case you managed to avoid Instagram this past weekend or you just woke up from a coma, you may not know that this coming weekend is the second weekend… more
 

Best Picture: THE GREAT ZIEGFELD (1936)

Nerdist’s film critic, Witney Seibold, has been been watching and reviewing every single film to have won the Oscar for Best Picture in chronological order. He has arrived at week… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Eurydice’ by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The defining attribute of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart sound has always been their urgency. Sure, their bright poppy aesthetic would have been a perfect fit for a… more

MIFVOTD 4/18/14: Another Great Real Estate Music Video by Tom Scharpling

Today’s Most Intentionally Funny Video Of The Day was submitted by Rob Hatch-Miller, producer and editor on Real Estate’s latest music video for “Crime” from visionary music video director and… more
 

Terrified #38: Adam Lazzara

Adam Lazzara is the lead singer of Taking Back Sunday.  He and Dave talk kids, failure, getting picked on, getting fame, losing fame, becoming cool, becoming UNcool, and Adam’s stutter,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Gunshot’ by Lykke Li

A new Lykke Li song dropped yesterday! It’s called Gunshot, and it’s dark and wicked and soulful. It’s a new track from her upcoming album, Gunshot. It’s definitely more of… more

Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

Hey friends, and welcome to another spectacular episode of Nerdist News! On today’s show, we’re talking about a robot that can crawl, roll, and generally just give you nightmares, a… more
 

Jonah Raydio #55: Live From Neil’s House, It’s Hostless FM

Remember that movie about the haunted house where that little girl goes “they’re baaaaaack”?  Don’t know why I was thinking about that. I’ve never seen that movie, but only know… more

Nerdist Goes To The MTV Movie Awards

Join Nerdist on the red carpet at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards as I chat with Pete Holmes, Grumpy Cat, Teen Wolf’s Ian Bohen, and Drake Bell and watch as… more

Coachella Round Up: A Music Nerd’s Play-By-Play

We’re halfway through the Indio hiatus and I have kind of, sort of, maybe woken up from my weekend 1 Coma-’chella.  Last Thursday our very own nerds, Brian Walton,… more
 

SUPER MARIO BROS. Theme Song Performed Using Wine Glasses, Pencils, And A Frying Pan

Listen in as YouTube member Dan Newbie uses 48 wine glasses, two pencils, and a frying pan to play the classic Super Mario Bros theme song. I must admit, it’… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Wassup’ by Gold Link and Sango

An all-star collaboration of the hip-hop underground is upon us with today’s installment of MGTOTD. Two very refreshing up-and-comers, Virginia-based GoldLink (an oblique reference to pimp culture in the 60s)… more

Maya Rudolph’s Variety Show Has An Air Date

The long awaited Maya Rudolph variety show is finally coming to NBC. Announced back in November, the show was originally supposed to air during the Winter Olympics on the peacock… more
 

For Reals? Snoop Dogg Lends His Voice For Upcoming CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS DLC

Snoop Dogg is lending his vocal talents to Activision and Infinity Ward for Call of Duty: Ghosts’ upcoming content. Yes, you read that right. And although many would think he’… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Sweatpants’ by Childish Gambino

With its heaping portion of braggadocio, “Sweatpants” was one of the more vicious tracks from Donald Glover’s — a/k/a Childish Gambino — divisive but great sophomore album, Because… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/15/14: Pete Holmes and Matt Berninger Make a Summer Hit

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day is exactly what you need as the blood moon passed in the sky last night and there were no monsters or really… more