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Jonah Raydio #39: An Episode

Jonah Raydio was packed with guests this week!  We had The Indoor Kids’ very own Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, founder and producer of Feral Audio Dustin Marshall, and… more

IFC Greenlights Garfunkel & Oates Series

Today, the female comedy-folk duo who brought us such classics as Sex With Ducks and Pregnant Women Are Smug are probably a little smug themselves, as IFC has officially announced… 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

Rob Zombie Wants to Give You Nightmares

If you live in Southern California or if you’re planning to visit in the month of October, you need to plan a stop at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare. The… more

Spooky Tunes: Nekrogoblikon’s “No One Survives”

Monster and metal fans rejoice! Goblin themed metal band Nekrogoblikon’s music video for their song “No One Survives” hits the spot for those of us anticipating Halloween. Directed by Brandon… more

The Legacy Music Hour #153: Free Play 15.3

For this free play, Brent is joined by Erich Beckmann and Ryan Olson of the video game music cover band Kirby’s Dream Band.  They talk a lot about Kirby music… more

Nerdist Podcast: Tenacious D Returns

The kings of rock, Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are back in the studio with The Nerdist! They talk about their upcoming Festival Supreme, their mutual obsession for GTA V,… more

Dethklok’s Insane Metal Opera: Trailer’s Here, Album Coming

This unsurprisingly brutal trailer is for a one hour Metalocalypse special that seems to be unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Says the Adult Swim PR team: “In Metalocalypse: The Doomstar… more

ABC Orders Musical Comedy Pilot From Alan Menken and Dan Fogelman

Alan Menken is important to your childhood. You might not realize it, but at one time or another, you’ve heard one of his songs. Menken is the musical maestro behind… more

The Legacy Music Hour Bonus: Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 4

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach’s fourth installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Mazzy Star – “California”

Today I find myself back in Los Angeles, a place whose biggest assets — according to the city’s most astute cultural appraiser — are “Women, Weed, and Weather.” It is… more


Long before ABC’s Once Upon a Time and years before Vertigo’s Fables – Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim along with writer James Lapine had the notion to combine many… more

The Legacy Music Hour #152: Free Play 15.2

Yet another Free Play with Brent and Rob.  Good music, bad Seinfeld impressions.  The boys also unpackage a bunch of gifts.  Also, Brent does a reggae mini-focus.  Full track listing… more

Jonah Raydio #38: XepisodeX

This week on Jonah Raydio we have Rusty Pistachio and Adam Blake of the band H20!  Keep a look out for an upcoming record from the band and check them… 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

Jonah Raydio #37: On Episode Pond

Jonah Raydio has long time friend and all around awesome human Paul Bonanno this week!  Instead of music we talk about porn, then we talk about music among other delightful… more

Screen Team Lives the GTA Life

The newest YouTubers to join the Nerdist Alliance are the Screen Team, the video game and pop culture channel made up of Chad and Angie, two people who love cosplaying… more

The Legacy Music Hour #151: Free Play 15.1

This week, Brent is joined by Brett Elston, host of the video game music podcast, VGMpire.  Brett also works at Capcom Unity, as does Brent’s other guest, Chris Antista, host… more

Listen to Beck’s Newest Single, “Gimme”

Have you noticed a profound lack of Beck in your life recently? Well, there’s a good reason for that — the singer-songwriter has been busy preparing not one, but two… more

Terrified #10: Petey Dammit

Petey Dammit, bassist/guitarist in the acclaimed garage punk band Thee Oh Sees, joins Dave this week.  Recorded in Petey’s kitchen in San Francisco!  Petey, who is possibly the world’s… more

We’re Digging: Fantasia: Music Evolved

Fantasia: Music Evolved is the atmospheric adventure that’s been making a splash at E3, PAX, and around the web this year: Harmonix, the developers responsible for bringing your rock star… more

Where Are the Wars? Ben Schwartz and Michael Giacchino’s STAR WARS Imperial March Update

Well, why NOT redo the Imperial March for the new Star Wars chapters? Okay, I can think of several reasons, but Ben Schwartz, who you know as Jean-Ralphio on Parks… more

The Legacy Music Hour Bonus: Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 3

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach’s third installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations… more

Lost Moon Radio Invades NerdMelt This Thursday

Coming this Thursday to the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles is Lost Moon Radio, a sketch comedy/music act that has been making the Los Angeles comedy… more