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The Legacy Music Hour #75: Food

Music from food-based games and food-themed levels is the focus of Episode 75.  Brent shares a couple stories about his time as a pizza delivery boy in Hollywood in the… more

Weird Al Yankovic Goes “Face to Face” with Us

Though he’s going to have his own interview show going live today on the Nerdist Channel, we’re just as fascinated with Al Yankovic as an interview subject as we are… 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

New Childish Gambino Track! “Eat Your Vegetables”

Donald Glover JUST released this new song called, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Now nerds, at first listen you might ask yourself “WHERE HAVE I HEARD THIS BEAT BEFORE? The answer is…… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “QueenS”

[youtube] Hip-Hop and R&B have always forgone a solidified conjugal effort in favor of an on-again off-again schtick. Perhaps… more

From Earworm to the Apocalypse: A Very, Very, VERY Slow “Zou Bisou Bisou”

Sometimes, something is just so ridiculous that you can’t resist. This is one of those things. Apologies in advance. You saw Mad Men this weekend, right? Even if you didn’t,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #74: Asiatic Music

Brent and Rob focus on 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music with an Asiatic/oriental sounding influence and in doing so, they discuss Eastern philosophy, chopsticks, and Street Fighter… more

Here’s the Inspirational New Tenacious D Video

This is the promotional video for the new Tenacious D album “Rize of the Fenix,” featuring Jack Black looking Elton John-like, an obsessed, homicidal Kyle Gass with a convenient fake… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “So Happy”

It’s been a long time coming, not only for this music video, but for TOTW! Last week was the first time Matt and I accidentally “forgot” to post. It was… more

The Legacy Music Hour #73: Jazz Music 2

The Cat Allergy Twins visit the genre of Jazz once again, having first explored the topic back in Episode 13.  Who are the Cat Allergy Twins, you ask?  Oh, that’s… more

Cancer-Fightin’ Comedy Gala, Now With Extra Added Garfunkel and Oates

Just a couple of weeks ago, we drew your attention to “Fancy and Enchanting,” a special benefit show being held at the Hayworth Theater in Los Angeles March 20th by… more

Legacy Music Hour #72: Funk Music

Brent and Rob funk things up on Episode 72 with a genre focus on 8-bit and 16-bit era funk music from video games.  These tracks are not just funky, these… more

Our Pi Day Tradition

It is March 14th. 3/14. Pi Day. This is necessary. Has to be done. It’s tradition. As are the inevitable “Pi is Wrong!” arguments…. more

But, Of Course: “Batman and Robin,” The Musical

You remember Joel Schumacher’s Batman and Robin, right? Okay, well, if you haven’t wiped that movie from your memory (here’s a recall aid: Bat-Nipples!), you won’t think it’s that much… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Wikispeaks”

The expat has finally returned home. After a solid ten years of fucking around in the Midwest and the South, Hip-Hop has (finally!) reclaimed its roots in NYC. And honestly,… more

Legacy Music Hour #71: Handheld Consoles

For Episode 71, Brent and Rob focus solely on music from handheld consoles of the 8-bit and 16-bit era.  Exploring the Game Boy, Game Gear, and Lynx soundtrack libraries, Brent… more

Fancy and Enchanting: Vanessa Ragland’s Big Cancer-Fightin’ Comedy Bash In L.A. March 20th

Remember our post a couple of weeks back about how Vanessa Ragland, the co-host of the Nerdist Podcast Network’s own Pop My Culture, has been nominated for the Leukemia and… more

This Charming Mushroom

Courtesy of Alan P. aka “Lazyitis,” here’s what happens when you cross-breed Morrissey and the Super Mario Bros., a cover of The Smiths’ classic “This Charming Man” in chiptune style,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Pretty”

Eyes Lips Eyes are the ingredients to awesomesauce. And I’m not just saying that because I’m writing this at 3:30am on a bout of insomnia or because they’re playing… more

Nerdist Podcast: Cake

Chris and Matt go to the Palladium to sit down with Cake’s John McCrea! They talk the politics of being a musician, how Cake came to be and being on… more

The Legacy Music Hour #70: Free Play 7

Brent and Rob close out Season 7 with another Free Play.  No category restrictions, and we hear music from just about every 8-bit and 16-bit console.  Also, for Rob, this… more

The Legacy Music Hour #69: Fighting Games, Round 2

Brent and Rob return to the topic of fighting games, this time straying from any of the Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat games, and instead, digging deeper into some… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “New York City”

You know how within seconds of hearing a wonderful new song, you have opened your email, composed a new draft with the subject line “YOU MUST LISTEN TO THIS RIGHT… more

“Jonah Raydio” Wants Your Music. Now.

In case you missed the announcements on the Nerdist Podcast, your friend and mine Jonah Ray is going to be putting his discerning musical tastes to good use on a… more