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

The Quarantine Song

Now THIS, good people, is the textbook definition of “lemonade” from that irritating saying about lemons. Professional Australian Christiaan Van Vuuren has apparently been placed under strict quarantine due to… more


I have seen a lot of music videos in my lifetime. I was there when MTV started. I remember Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer, Dire Straits’ Money For Nothing, and MJ’s Thriller,… 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

Mario Paint Pi

I’ve only ever heard a couple of covers of Hard ‘n Phirm songs but this one may be my fave. via @JesseFromCanada… more

Broken Bells – The High Road

What would a collaboration between The Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse sound like? THIS. It would sound exactly like this. And that is GOOD. Pitchfork reported on this way… more

Pants On The Ground REMIX

Well, you knew this was coming…. more

Goonies: The Musical

I’m glad this is a thing. via @neuroticmonkey… more

80s. Glamrock. Xmas. Video.

Thanks to Jonah Ray, Paul Bonanno, Annie Hardy, Rob Huebel, Brendon Walsh, Dave Gibbs, Ambrielle Web, Eli Braden & adult entertainment megastar Dana DeArmond. Another set of thanks hurled at… more

Suck It, “The Christmas Shoes”

I could go ON AND ON about why “The Christmas Shoes” is the worst song ever written and subsequently recorded but why read words when you can hear a live… more

Muppets Ring Xmas Bells

As long as Soapbox keeps making and leaking these to me, I’ll keep postin’ ‘em. And from what I understand, there will be more. For the first time in ages… more

All I Want For Christmas (Is To Rock)

FUN BACKSTORY A few years ago I played a character named Stacee Jaxx in a brand new 80s rock musical called “Rock of Ages,” written by my pal Chris D’Arienzo…. more

“Tiger Woods” by Dan Bern (NSFW)

Apparently there’s some kind of Tiger Woods scandal or other going on. I’m not really sure. The media outlets seem to be shy about covering it. In any case, it… more

Mickey Rourke’s Groove Salad

This is the most genius thing I’ve heard all week. Apparently the end credits of Rogue Warrior gives you an ambient/house song complete with swear-filled Mickey Rourke-isms from the… more

Kissing With Confidence

The brain is weird. When I popped out of bed this morning it spit up this song into my mind that I forgot ever existed. “Kissing With Confidence” was a… more

Mario vs. Queen vs. Your Brain

In what seems to be “Queen Covers Week” an Asian fellow has created this musical chaos that has so much business going on in it that it could stop even… more

New Muppet Vid: Bohemian Rhapsody

FIRST! My awesome pal Jason Bierfield (who was an editor on this project) sent me the link to this brand new Muppet vid. It involves 70 friggin Muppets and RULES… more

8-Bit “Thriller”


Charlotte Gainsbourg & Beck
Make A Thing!

Dig this snazzy tune with the stunning video portraiture! Also, look for the Kuato reference. That made me very happy. WARNING: Imagery in video may cause kitschy nightmares. via Gavin Purcell… more

Free Sia!

Not to be read as an imperative statement or confused with Freesia!, it is, in fact, a free song from former Zero 7 vocal sorceress Sia Furler. Have a listen… more

SERIOUSLY, Do They Know It’s Christmas???

An all-star comedy Christmas Carol Directed & Edited by Scott Aukerman Produced by Scott Aukerman & Mike Phirman Recorded in LA at Phirmilab Sung by the Comedy Death-Ray Xmas Nativity… more

Weezer Snuggie Infomercial

These wonderful geeks have been delighting by breaking creative molds for a decade and a half. I less than three them a lot. This is, without a doubt, the best… more

Radiohead LIVE:
“These Are My Twisted Words”

This awesomeness was shot in Prague, Czech Republic on August 23rd, 2009. I saw this light tube forest set when they played last summer in San Diego and it really… more

More Auto-Tuned Science!

John Boswell, the madly brilliant sound-chemist who Auto-Tuned his way into our hearts with “A Glorious Dawn” featuring Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, has launched the laud-worthy project “Symphony of… more

“2001: A Space Odyssey” Music Massacre

Film by Kubrick. Music by Strauss. Performance by FAIL. Though, we can’t be too hard on the orchestra: The Portsmouth Sinfonia was founded in the 70s with the requirement that… more