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

 

Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Nerdist Podcast: Thomas Dolby

The talented Thomas Dolby sits down with the guys to talk about his recent interactive music and film tour, the early days of creating music with synthesizers and his influence… more

Top Ten Musical Guests on the Simpsons

Remember when the Simpsons was mind-blowingly funny, and not just mildly watchable background programming? I do. I used to put on striped pajamas before my bedtime and catch reruns with… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

Jonah Raydio #43: Day Three of My New Episode

This week we have comedian Nick Youssef and director Stoney Sharp.  We also talk about bad cover songs, we have a Twitter game and the return of music news.  Follow… more

Holiday Gift Guide: Odds and Ends

There’s all sorts of gifts for the holidays that just don’t fit into any particular category. They can’t be boxed in, these gifts! From ornaments to toys to games to… more

Nerdist Podcast: Anamanaguchi

The band behind the Nerdist theme song are finally on the podcast! The guys of Anamanguchi hang out to discuss their party days in the NYC fashion scene, sending a… more
 

James Franco and Seth Rogen Reenact Kanye’s “Bound 2″

Oh No. NSFW? So after watching the original Kanye video for “Bound 2″–in all of its Planet Earth/Naked Kim glory–I thought surely there was no feasible way to… more

Nerdist Podcast: Chris Hadfield

Commander Chris Hadfield discusses all things space with Chris and Matt! He talks about living on the International Space Station for 6 months, how he started using social media to… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Pharrell Williams’ 24 Hours of Happy

For the first time in Nerdist history, I’m not going to urge you to watch/listen to this entire TOTW. If you were to do that, 24 hours of your… more
 

Ron Burgundy Sings Loverboy For Rob Ford On CONAN

Legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy singing “Working For the Weekend” in honor of his dear friend, Toronto’s notorious Mayor Rob Ford? Yep, and we’re Lovin’ Every Minute Of It. (Sorry) From… more

Llamas’ Asses to Go Unwhipped as Winamp Shuts Down

For many PC users, the pre-iTunes era was a terrifying, lawless place that made managing your music library and playlists a challenge. One program in particular stood out as a… more

Just Two Dudes Playin’ Their Instruments

This month has brought more joy to me than most… No, I’m not engaged. No, no promotion. No, I didn’t get to the showcase showdown on The Price Is Right…… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Grizzly Bear, ‘Listen and Wait’

It’s November. Halloween is over but it’s not yet Thanksgiving. There’s always this three-week period where you’ve gotten a little taste of the holidays but then the universe is like, “… more

Ska/Punk Is Back In 8-Bit Form

Pinhead Records, described on its Facebook page as “a new punk/ska/hardcore label based out of Tampa, FL and run by some douchebag named Dylan,” are the brains behind… more

Jonah Raydio #42: Crooked Episode, Crooked Episode

DISCLAIMER : In today’s episode of Jonah Raydio, co-host and lovable cut-up Neil “Nails” Mahoney refers to a collection of art zines by an artist by the name of Mike… more
 

Chewin’ It #36: John Popper

After an L.A. gig, singer, songwriter, harmonica virtuoso and Blues Traveler frontman John Popper joins Kevin and Steve for a late night, boozy convo by the pool at the… more

Music Geek Bonus Track: Levels, ‘Regret’

I always think the days after Halloween are the spookiest of all. People like to pretend that there is an abrupt mood shift into the holiday season’s goodwill and shitty… more

Nerdist Podcast: Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend hangs out with the guys to talk about the different types of people who come to their concerts, the science in making albums that their… more
 

Jonah Raydio #41: Exploded Episode

After a two week hiatus because of everyone being out of town at some point, Jonah Raydio is back!  This week, we have our good friend Dave Kloc with us! … more

The Legacy Music Hour #157: Final Episode Podcast In Review

Brent and Rob say goodbye on this final, special episode of The Legacy Music Hour.  Much less focused on the music, the boyz recall fun and funny moments from the… more

Listen to Smooth McGroove’s Epic A Cappella Video Game Theme Covers

Final Fantasy VII is a game that is very near and dear to my heart. Being an only child, I led a rich, inner life in my youth that was… more
 

NERDSWAG: Win Tickets to Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

With Halloween rapidly approaching the events to celebrate this monster-filled month of October are coming at us fast. One event that every All Hallow’s Eve enthusiast is ready for are… more

13 Terrifying Songs To Traumatize – But Not Kill – Your Halloween Party

Good evening, all. I come with great sorrow to announce that, once again, I still suck at Halloween and my dear friend Abel Charrow has failed once again at making… more

The Alton Browncast #18: Bob Taylor

Join Alton Brown from the road in El Cajon, California, as he tours Taylor Guitars and interviews this legendary guitar maker’s founder…. more