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


SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers


Music, Art, Charity, Together

Our artist friend Dana Lechtenberg — the guy responsible for that great artwork for the Nerdist Podcast Live shows — is involved in a project about which you should know,… more

Murray Gold, On YouTube, Playing “I Am the Doctor”

So, this guy going by the name “TerrifiedDuck” on YouTube did this video of himself and described it as “A person playing a piece at the piano…” Except it’s actually… 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

Steven Tyler, Alice Cooper, and Weird Al Sing “Come Together.” Together

Steven Tyler, Alice Cooper, and Weird Al Yankovic at a restaurant on Maui on New Year’s Eve performing “Come Together?” EVIDENCE: Yes, it happened. And, thanks to someone with a… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Prayer”

Ah, a new year approaches. I never really make resolutions, just predictions about behaviors that may or may not change (soooo lazy). This year I’m pretty sure I am… more

“Skyrim” For Violin

Violinist Jason Yang, whose prowess we have previously witnessed covering the Game of Thrones theme, is back with this acoustic and electric violin performance of two themes from Skyrim. And… more

The Floppy Drive Orchestra Plays “Derezzed” And Other Favorites

Five floppy disk drives playing “Derezzed,” from Daft Punk’s soundtrack for Tron: Legacy? Oh, what the hell, it’s the “dead week” between the holidays, there’s nothing going on, why not?:… more

Acoustic Ingratitude (NSFW)

The Twitter feed of people whining that they didn’t get the iPhone they wanted for Christmas, compiled by Something Awful’s Jon Hendren, was a hot meme for a while this… more

Music To Watch Cartoons By: 75 Years Of Raymond Scott Classics

Monday, December 26th was the 75th anniversary of the debut of the Raymond Scott Quintette. Why should this matter? Well, besides the fact that the “quintette” included six musicians (he… more

A Music Geek’s Top Ten-ish Albums of 2011

I’m going to be honest: this year was rough. I am happy to see it go. For some reason I have never had very good luck with my odd… more

Christmas Eve With You (And the Nerdist TV Special, Too)

Okay, so, we’re done for the week. You can use the comments here for wishing each other a happy holiday and to comment on The Nerdist: Year in Review, Saturday… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Oh Tannenbaum (8 Bit Retro Christmas)”

Happy Christmas Eve Eve, Nerds! I will make this short and sweet as my mother is requesting me to accompany her on some last minute Christmas/Hanukkah shopping. Today’s TOTW… more

Christmas Eve Always Starts At 4:20

Who says they don’t write good Christmas songs anymore? Garfunkel and Oates — our own Making It host Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci — regale us here with a little… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “I’m Official”

[youtube] Over the past two years I have become really conscious of how seasonal cycles affect my… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “My Thin Sides”

Our track this week is brought to you by LOUD NOISES! The new music show is happening at NerdMelt TOMORROW NIGHT (Saturday, 12/10). So please watch this video and… more

The “Mahna Mahna….” Conspiracy

Ever since I saw The Muppets a few weeks ago I’ve been completely unable to get the “Mahna Mahna” song out of my head. It plays on a continual loop… more

Let It Snow Miikes!

It must be the holidays because I spy SNOW! Not the precipitation kind… the Swedish trio, Miike Snow, of course. Rolling Stone snatched the exclusive new release “Devil’s Work,”… more

Real Life Bard Covers Skyrim Song

Judith de los Santos covers “The Dragonborn Comes” from the Skyrim soundtrack, and it gives me chills.  Whether you’re a Skyrim fan or not, you can really appreciate the… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Some Place”

Oh goody, it’s my turn to pick track of the week! Lately I’ve noticed a pattern between Matt and myself. We tend to fight over this post because… more

Super Mario Bros. Opera

The hilarious duo of Jon and Al Kaplan have done yet another 2 minute opera based on popular stuff. Today, they turn their attention to the very first NES Super… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “I Don’t Believe You (7″ Version)”

[youtube] Happy Thanksgiving, nerds! This post is about to take me forever, because I am… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Damn Your Eyes”

Let’s face it, it’s been a rough week. The recent Penn State and now Syracuse ugliness has sunk a few hearts. Not to mention the whole Zuccotti Park debacle, and… more

Matt Ogles Kristen Stewart and Writes Some Stuff About Music

So the only reason I am writing about the new Twilight soundtrack is so that I have an excuse to look at some sexy pictures of Kristen Stewart. Yeah! Well,… more

Album Covers, Remixed

Our pal and designer of the incredible Nerdist Podcast Live posters, Dana Lechtenberg, is once again curating a very cool art show that opened in Elkader, Iowa on Sunday, and… more