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

 

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

Terrified #37: Anthony Raneri

Anthony Raneri is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for pop punk band Bayside.  He and Dave talk the artistic process, and all types of fears of failure.  They also… more

Nerdist News WTFridays: GAME OF THRONES LEGO and More!

What it do, friends?! Friday’s here, so it’s time to chuck caution to the wind and get crazy on some Nerdist News WTFridays! There’s no end to strange delights in… 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: Arcade Fire Cover Blondie’s ‘Heart Of Glass’

I am very happy right now. Arcade Fire has started covering Blondie’s 1978 new wave/disco smash “Heart of Glass”  on their Reflektor tour, and now I have a legitimate… more

Make the Most of Coachella 2014 with JBL’s INDIO BINGO!

Let’s be honest: apart from the endless cavalcade of big name musical acts, one of the best reasons to go to Coachella is the people-watching. One of my favorite days… more

POKEMON BLACK/WHITE Soundtrack Now On iTunes

It’s time to venture back to the popular Pokémon-filled region of Unova, ears first. The Pokemon Company has just released Pokémon Black & Pokémon White: Super… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘You’ by Galantis

In honor of Coachella coming up this weekend, it seemed appropriate to post about one of the bands we’re most excited about seeing… a band that has yet to really… more

Join JBL and Nerdist All Weekend Long at Coachella!

It’s that time of year again! No, not the build-up to North Carolina’s annual Halifax Day celebration, silly — it’s Coachella season, and this time Nerdist is going to be… more

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon Put a Broadway Spin On Rap Songs

Jimmy Fallon’s brought a lot of personality to The Tonight Show, and the musical additions are my favorite. You never know what you’ll see, and to demonstrate that point, Fallon… more
 

Music Geek Tracks Of The Day: ‘Pool’ and ‘Center’ by Quarterbacks

Disclaimer: Prepare to roll your eyes at the hipster-y post below. Just remember, it’s possible for them to get stuck that way, so I suggest keeping an open mind and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘I Think I Like You’ by Siren

NEW BAND MONDAY! No, it’s not a typical Monday ritual here at Nerdist, but the new band Siren’s track, I Think I Like You, was too good to… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Cool DJ Mix’ by Ryan Hemsworth

Alright, so I am sorta-maybe cheating with this track of the day, but I am 100 percent sure that it is worth it and that you will enjoy. This week,… more
 

M.I.A. and Janelle Monae Performed Together Last Night Via Hologram

Last night, April 3, Janelle Monae and M.I.A. shared stages in both Los Angeles and New York simultaneously, because holograms. According to a press release via Pitchfork, the… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Repeat Pleasure’ by How To Dress Well

How To Dress Well is slipping away from music to which you’d drift to sleep, exploring a new, slightly upbeat territory. Tom Krell, the artist behind the name, managed to… more

Carnegie Hall Ensemble Performs 43 Cartoon Theme Songs in Five Minutes

Prep your ears for a walk through your childhood. Check out this video of the Carnegie Hall Ensemble Orchestra as they perform 43 cartoon theme songs in five minutes. From… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘The Glam’ by Sauna

Sauna are a Denver-based foursome who make bright garage pop that is currently making me very curious about the underground rock scene around the Rockies. The group is backed by… more

Chewin’ It #54: Matt and Tom Berninger

Matt Berninger (front man for The National) and Tom Berninger (director/star of the new doc Mistaken for Strangers) join Kevin and Steve for a two-on-two chew! They talk about… more

The Flaming Lips Made A Companion Piece To Pink Floyd’s DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. April Fool’s?

Whoa. Seriously? Hard to say, but… maybe. In what appears to be an elaborate April Fool’s prank coordinated with Funny Or Die this past weekend, Wayne Coyne and and the… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Salad Days’ by Mac DeMarco

Since last I wrote about Mac DeMarco back in 2012, he has become indie rock’s class clown and valedictorian. On his most recent album Salad Days, out today, his gap-toothed… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ’1 Trap Mind’ by Gordon Voidwell

What do Bill Cosby sweaters, lopsided fades, and Prince-esque funk have in common? They are all crucial ingredients to Gordon Voidwell’s blissful aesthetic. The branded intro of “1 Trap Mind”… more

Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel Have a Les Miserables ‘Confrontation’

When How I Met Your Mother stars Jason Segel and Neil Patrick Harris joined their cast members on a recent episode of Inside the Actor’s Studio, they probably weren’t expecting… more
 

There’s a GAME OF THRONES Parody Album and it Involves Rapping Tyrion Lannister

Considering how deadly serious the drama on HBO’s Game of Thrones is, we’re honestly surprised this hasn’t happened sooner. But the time for a musical parody album of the Westerosi… more

Stream Architecture in Helsinki’s New Album, ‘NOW + 4EVA’

Everyone’s favorite Australian indie pop collective named after the capital of Finland is back! Continuing to expand upon their disco-inflected synth pop that has been making us groove since the… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/28/14: The Record Collector

Have you guys heard Future Islands yet? Have you? Just watching the dance moves of front man Samuel Herring are entrancing enough for you to be drawn into their dramatically… more