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


Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Soviet Blocks! History of the Soviet Union Through The Tetris Theme

Wow. Just, freakin’ WOW. Now THAT is a well-made piece of visual art there… Song by “Pig with the Face of a Boy”. Tetris tune is derived from the classic… more

Hipster Dickheads

Well this is my new favorite song (even though I’m sure I suffer from at least one or two of the dickhead guidelines). Here’s the link to “Being a Dickhead’s… 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

Daft Punk’d

It was only a matter of time before Daft Punk scored the sequel to a 1982 sci-fi flick about computer hacking, video games, and futuristic robot suits. So the stars… more

Dude, get on my Case

Hey there Nerdist community! My name is Matt, and I make up the other half of the Sound Advice with my fellow music nerd, Becca. For the past couple of… more

When “WTF” is the Desired Response to a Music Video

Fall is just around the corner and you know what that means – NEW MUSIC! It’s time for fresh albums, long-awaited tours, and a new batch music videos. Video… more

The Social Network: Turkish Edition

You know, it’s hard to say which could be considered the bigger pop culture achievement for the gang at Facebook. The multi-million-dollar Oscar-bait movie directed by David Fincher… or the… more

Riva Starr’s Mustachioed Baby

Magnum, P.I.! (P.I.=Pinchable Infant)… more

This Week’s Musical Obsession:
S. Carey

I suppose by now, I can dub myself Nerdist’s resident Bon Iver liaison / fangirl. My blog partner, Matt, has told me countless times that I’m borderline obsessed and might… more

Trock U Like a Time Vortex

There’s an underground movement of indie rock entitled “Trock,” or “Time Lord Rock,” which, as you might guess, is rock music about Doctor Who. It’s pretty awesome. The pioneering Trock… more

A Playlist That Will Ensure Your Safety

This past weekend was a very exciting one indeed: our beloved Chris Hardwick performed at Caroline’s on Broadway Thursday through Sunday, and I was lucky enough to attend. Aside… more

Fahrenheit 69, anyone?!

Ray Bradbury: Making nerd girls drop their knickers since 1938. (Rachel Bloom, you are true blue, woman.)… more

St. Vincent: No… Not The Hospital

Greetings! My name is Becca, and I, along with my blog partner / best-bud Matt, will have the pleasure of recommending some delicious ear candy. Music nerds unite! Upon request, I… more

Christopher Nolan’s REAL inspiration behind “Inception”

Dreams within dreams within dreams and losing your grip on what’s really, really, really,  real.  All that combined with mind-bending special fx.  It would appear that a certain Piano Man… more

Gogol Bordello – “Pala Tute”

I LOVE THIS! Stop-motion Gypsy Punk has never been sweeter! “…cuz they like the kissing AS much as we DO! HEY!!!” via Sally Zybert… more

Matt Smith & Orbital Perform “Doctor Who” Theme at Glastonbury 2010

HOLY SHIT!!! WHY WASN’T I THERE??? via @kingsantaric… more

DEVO Markets to ‘Merica

Ahhhhhh. I love DEVO. I HAVE MISSED YOU GUYS SO MUCH!!! My Disco Dancer 12″ cassingle melted in my car in high school. This makes up for it…. more


Good morning! This should get your day launching on a delightful note! Australian DJ Pogo has a knack for creating beats using only elements from a movie. I first became… more

Dog and Wolf Sing a Duet

via Lauren Gregg… more

NEW MUPPET VID! Sam the Eagle Karaokes “American Woman”

Hot off the Muppet presses! Yes, I’m aware that I verbified “karaoke.” Also, I’m aware that “verbified” is not a word. Ya git ta make up words in ‘MERICA!!! Well… more

Chicken Monkey Duck!
Phirm Releases Solo Album!

My bestest pal in the whole world, Mike Phirman (the other half of Hard ‘n Phirm), has released a super kick-ass solo comedy/music album. Mike is a friggin genius… more

New Fully Sick Rapper Vid!

You may remember Fully Sick Rapper from the phenomenal Quarantine Song that I posted a month ago. Essentially, this Australian dude has been medically imprisoned in a hospital for over… more

New Doctor Who Theme

Digging the re-record. I, for one, am VERY excited about the new series. Granted, David Tennant was my fave but as someone who’s come onto pre-existing shows I would like… more

Ben Folds: Ode to Merton

Recently, a plucky and talented young improv pianist named Merton brought a little sparkle to the otherwise dingy trashlid of Chat Roulette. Ben Folds watched the aforementioned video and said, “… more