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Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… 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

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
 

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

Watch STAR TREK Films Accompanied By a Live Orchestra

Go boldly where few films have gone before and experience both of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek films accompanied by a live orchestra: Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness… more
 

A Collection of Jokes Bob Dylan Has Told on Stage, Compiled By Fans

It’s oft said that all musicians secretly want to be comedians and all comedians secretly want to be musicians. For musicians, that claim is most evident during their banter between… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: Sigur Ros Goes GAME OF THRONES with ‘The Rains of Castamere’

After spending the last 72 hours immersed in the crazy music-and-dancing-filled desert Thunderdome that is Coachella, I was hard-pressed not to choose one of the phenomenal acts I saw over… more

Relive Coachella, Weekend 1 with JBL’s INDIO BINGO

What year is it? Do I have a great bushy beard? Who is the president? Or, dare I say, the space president? These were but a few of the questions… more
 

Director Carlos Saldanha Talks RIO 2

Rio 2, starring Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez, and Jemaine Clement, hit theaters this weekend and for fans of the first, it certainly won’t disappoint. All of the favorite… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Player’s Ball’ by OutKast

For the first time in about eight years, Big Boi and Andre 3000 will be performing together as OutKast (Brian Walton’s favorite Coachella band) tonight at everyone’s favorite music festival… more

Stream Coachella All Weekend Long With Nerdist!

Nerds! Coachella is upon us, and the Nerdist team is currently in Indio, checking out some of our favorite bands, lounging on comfortable beanbags, and committing to other rigorous activities… more