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Nerdist Podcast: Lindi Ortega

Chris sits down with the lovely Lindi Ortega to talk about her most recent tour and her dream to be a tornado chaser, and she plays a song just for… more

Bohemian Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition

Sometimes YouTube is the best thing on Earth, and more often than not, it has to do with Star Wars videos. The fine folks at UAT Digital Video, the students… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Macaulay Culkin Crawls Back Into Our Hearts with Pizza Underground

Macaulay Culkin. Velvet Underground. Pizza. No, this isn’t some updated vision for Kevin McAllister tripping out on drugs and coming up with inventive ways to steal a large cheese pizza… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Son of Stan, ‘Noxeema’

Who knew divorce could be this much fun? Son Of Stan is rapidly becoming one of the most listened to artists in my morning commute. I’m not entirely sure if… more

John Goodman Reunites with the Coen Brothers for INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

You almost can’t think of the Coen Brothers without thinking of John Goodman. The actor has been in some of the filmmaking duo’s best films, playing some of the weirdest… more

Benedict Cumberbatch Recites R. Kelly Lyrics

If you’re wondering what that sound was last night, it was our nation’s most easily wooed hitting the floor after a collective lust blackout. Benedict Cumberbatch, noted British person and… more

Terrified #20: Ty Segall

Joining Dave in the studio today is none other than Ty Segall!  He’s one of the most, if not THE most, prolific musicians of our time, and such a nice… more

It’s Toymageddon in the First Video From 2776

We’ve previously told you about the upcoming all-star comedy album 2776: A Millenium of American Asskickery, a jaunt through the first (and as yet incomplete) millenium of the U.S…. more

Hear A Choir Sing MST3K’s ‘Patrick Swayze Christmas’

A choir singing Crow T. Robot’s stirring Mystery Science Theater 3000 holiday carol “Let’s Have A Patrick Swayze Christmas This Year”? With a cameo from Joel Robinson himself? Yes, please:… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: “Together” – Nile Rodgers, Disclosure, Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes

When I was freshman in high school, I did not have a date for my winter formal. This was largely because — and this is a still a major characteristic… more

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

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