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The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Always”

“The meal is not over when I am full; the meal is over when I hate myself.” – Louis C.K. Hey nerds. I am so full right now that… more

Nerdist Podcast: The Hives

Pelle Almqvist and Vigilante Carlstroem from the amazing band The Hives were nice enough to sit down with Chris and Jonah before their show at The Wiltern! They talk about… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

All the “Hobbit” Trailer Footage In One Convenient Video

You know what the problem is? Too many trailers and TV spots for The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey. Here’s a fan-edited video by YouTube user joatmonjb that edits footage from… more

Jonah Raydio #6: EP

Jonah Raydio is visited by actor/comedian/punk rocker John Ross Bowie. John was the bass player in pop punk band Egghead and is Barry Kripke in The Big Bang… more

The Legacy Music Hour #108: TV Shows

TV Shows is the topic of Episode 108. More specifically, television shows that are not cartoons, since LMH already did a cartoon focus not too long ago. Now, while this… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week – “Bug Hunt (Wreck-it Ralph) (Noisia Remix)”

[soundcloud url="" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=ff7700" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This track was sent to… more

More “Dick” Talk with Eric Idle and Eddie Izzard

In case you didn’t notice — what were you thinking?!? — the Nerdist Podcast was lucky enough to host an all-star comedy cast this week in conjunction with the release… more

Jonah Raydio #5: Another Episode

In this drunken episode of Jonah Raydio, Nick Thorburn talks about his life in music. Fronting bands like The Unicorns, Islands, and Mister Heavenly, he was a delight to have… more

The Legacy Music Hour #107: Board Games

Board Games is the topic of Episode 107; that is, video games based on actual board games like Clue or Monopoly, or video game board games like Itadaki Street and… more

Watkins Family Hour #7: A Saturday in June

Recorded June 30th live at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Sean and Sara Watkins host podcast newcomers Val McCallum, Z Berg (JJAMZ), and the legendary Van Dyke Parks… more

“It’s Thanksgiving”: Worst Holiday Ever

It was roughly a year and a half ago when I ruined your day and most of my credibility as a human when I first dropped the Rebecca Black Bomb… more

EXCLUSIVE: Hard ‘n Phirm & Friends Sing “Gersberms (Yer Gervin Mah)”

Take one of the funnier Internet memes of recent times, put it to a smooth boy band-style-R&B groove, and you get “Gersberms (Yer Gervin Mah),” the new hit video… more

Jonah Raydio #4: The Episode Before The Next One

The legendary Lance Bangs (director of the Pavement documentary and more) joins Jonah Raydio to talk about his early forays into music, the first Mercury Rev tour, and an epic… more

T.J. Miller Has An Album

Hey, the Nerdist podcast network’s very own T.J. Miller of Cashing In with T.J. Miller infamy has a comedy album coming out next week, you know. Might want… more

Sling Along With Baba Booey

Gary Dell’abate is back with another edition of the Nerdist Channel’s They Call Me Baba Booey, and he’s talking about one of my most indispensable gadgets: the Slingbox. It’s how… more

“Prisencolinensinainciusol,” Today’s Candidate for Best Song Ever

Okay, I pride myself on knowing an extreme amount of trivia — back when I worked with Chris in radio, we even did an “Ask Perry” bit on the air… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: Tim Heidecker Covers Bob Dylan

What do you get when an anti-comedy genius covers the most critically despised Bob Dylan song of all time? You get the Music Geek Track of the Week, and also… more

Big Pop Fun #51: Bruce Carroll

Bruce Carroll is a Grammy award winning songwriter, singer, and music producer. We talk about his Dad, the vaudeville tapdancer from Waxahachie, TX, and also about music and his wife… more

Jonah Raydio #3: The Most Recent Episode

Matt Dwyer visits Jonah Raydio to talk about Tom Waits, Farts (not a band name), and his awesome podcast Conversations with Matt Dwyer. Also, music by The Pop He Fakes,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #105: Castlevania

Just in time for Halloween, Brent and Rob focus on the Castlevania series.  Spanning about 13 games through the 8-bit and 16-bit era, Brent and Rob seem to concentrate more… more

Eric Idle on “Galaxy Song,” the New Biological Version

So it’s the last night of What About Dick? at the Orpheum Theater in May, and after each of the four shows, the cast goes to the bar to… more

The Indoor Kids #69: Grownup Scary with Motion City Soundtrack

This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by Justin Pierre and Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack to talk about things that scare us in life, in video… more

Jonah Raydio #2: The Next Episode

Steve Agee comes to hang out at Jonah Raydio to talk about Desert Rock, getting into comedy to meet your music idols, and his musical feud with Matt Berry. Also,… more