Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.


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

Gollum Sings “Les Miserables”‘ “I Dreamed A Dream”

For those of you clamoring to hear Gollum sing “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables, there’s this guy. He’s YouTube user ljameswalters, and this is his rendition of the… more

The Legacy Music Hour #121: Free Play 12

Episode 121 is another free play.  Brent and Rob present some really great music, no topic restrictions.  Full track listing below.   Game – Composer – Song – Company -… 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

Talking Dead BONUS!: Robert Kirkman, Joe Manganiello, and Baby Bee

This week’s Talking Dead bonus footage with Robert Kirkman, True Blood’s Joe Manganiello, and Lew Temple (a/k/a Axel)? Got it right here, courtesy of AMC and the Nerdist… more

The Inevitable Gallifrey Shake

Hosting the Streamy Awards, Chris Hardwick made his feelings on the Harlem Shake known. Meanwhile, across town at Gallifrey One the night before, and unbeknownst to Chris, Chloe Dykstra was…… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Parks And Recreation Remix”

Parks and Recreation continues to be a favorite of mine. While on one of my many googling sprees of procrastination, I fell upon this pretty incredible Parks And Recreation theme… more

The Legacy Music Hour #120: Slow Jams

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Legacy Music Hour presents a whole episode dedicated to Slow Jams.  Brent and Rob and joined by guest video game/romance expert Keith… more

Jonah Raydio #17: Episode to Write Home About…

This week got so weird, you’ll be screaming “WTF” as Marc Maron joins the boys in a garage not of his own. While the Grammys were happening, there was… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: MsMr’s “Ash Tree Lane”

Happy Birthday to me- or as the lovely cast of my beloved Community would say, Happy Explosion from My Mother’s Uterus Day! Wooo! So, as today is my day of… more

Jonah Raydio #16: Green Episode

Ahoy! this week Jonah Raydio is joined by Joe Sib (Wax, 22 Jacks, Sideone Dummy, and comedy). He tells us a very sad story that involves Weezer and women’s panties…. more

The Legacy Music Hour #119: Movies 2

Video games based on movies is the topic of Episode 119 (as it was for Episode 37), and this time, Brent and Rob are joined by guest Jonah Ray (Nerdist… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Charlie Sheen and Katheryn Winnick. Really

[soundcloud url="" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This month Charlie Sheen will be making his first big box office appearance since things… more

Jonah Raydio #15: Episode 8

This was a party of an episode! Not only does The Meltdown resident artist Dave Kloc come by to hang, we are joined by Emily Gordon from the Indoor Kids,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #118: Power Pad Games

Power Pad games are the focus of Episode 118.  Originally manufactured by Bandai and called the Family Trainer (or Family Fun Fitness in North America), Nintendo purchased the rights to… more

Nerdist Podcast: Dave Grohl

The amazing and talented Dave Grohl invited Chris, Matt and Jonah to his studio to talk about his love for music, how he learned to play the drums and his… more

Nintendo for Piano

Don’t wanna step on the Legacy Music Hour’s toes, but, sorry, Brent and Rob, I will anyway to bring you Martin Leung, Video Game Pianist, playing the Luigi’s Mansion theme… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Jake Bugg’s “Two Fingers”

[youtube] Jake Bugg Jake Bugg Jake Bugg Jake Bugg oh my god it’s Jake Bugg. This man,… more

Jonah Raydio #14: (the blue episode)

Tonight on Jonah Raydio we are joined by good ol’ buddy Ed Salazar (who drinks an entire pint of whiskey in the course of the podcast). We have music news,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #117: 1990

The year is 1990.  Wilson Phillips is on top, Full House is booming, and the president is getting saved by bad dudes.  Brent and Rob, along with guests Jerry Rocha… more

Bronies, Explained In Music, Sung By John DeLancie. Because.

[youtube] Still baffled by the Brony phenomenon? From the documentary Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of… more

A Minor Alteration To “Losing My Religion”

Nothing gets people more worked up than when their favorite songs get covered, altered, edited, and/or screwed with. Herewith, to that end, is a musical reworking by Major Scaled… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week – Youth Lagoon’s “Dropla”

[youtube] If you’ve followed me on the Nerdist throughout the past couple of years, you know… more

Copy That: Did “Glee” Pilfer Jonathan Coulton’s “Baby Got Back”?

There are your garden variety deja vu moments, and then there are the You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding. Me. moments when you experience something and it seems too familiar,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #116: Boss Music 2

Boss Music is the focus of Episode 116, as it was for Episode 42.  Konami kind of dominates this episode, and Brent hums along to the music with his fingers. … more