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

5th Point: Evil Pizza

Okay, we held a little back this week from this week’s 4 Points with Alex Albrecht on the Nerdist Channel. This deleted scene has Alex, Alison, and Justin Willman enjoying… more

Brea Grant Makes “4 Points”

Actress and comics author Brea Grant (Heroes) joins magician (and Nerdist Channel Magic Meltdown and Food Network Cupcake Wars host) Justin Willman as a guest panelist with Alex Albrecht and… 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

Prepare Yourself For The “Tournament of Nerds”

The Nerdist Channel is rolling out new programming all the time, and the next series to arrive will be Tournament of Nerds, the new teaser promo for which appears above…. more

The Dude, “Face to Face with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic”

Probing reporter “Weird Al” Yankovic applies his patented interviewing techniques to Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges this week on the Nerdist Channel’s Face to Face with “Weird Al” Yankovic. There’s… more

Getting Started in the “Realm of LARP”

This week is the official debut of Realm of LARP on the Nerdist Channel, in which we head to the Dark Forest and find out about the players, the characters,… more

Seeking Patton Oswalt & Rob Corddry For The “End Of The World”

Patton Oswalt and Rob Corddry are in the new movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and Nerdist News’ Brian Walton talked to them about their roles… more

Seth’s Costume Hunt, “Just Cos”

On this week’s episode of the Nerdist Channel’s cosplaying show Just Cos with Chloe Dykstra, Linda Le, and Seth Herzog, Seth neds to put together just the right costume and… more

Keeping Abreast Of “The Kids in the Hall”

It’s a few minutes in the sauna with Dave Foley and Scott Thompson on this week’s classic Kids in the Hall sketch on the Nerdist Channel, in which Dave is… more

Magic. Music. Meltdown.

The theme for the Nerdist Channel’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown this week is music, and Justin has some guests along for the ride, namely George Watsky (of “Pale Kid Raps… more

Seth Grahame-Smith Returns To “Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Ain’t it Cool with Harry Knowles, author and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith drops by the basement once again, this time to talk about the upcoming… more

Peter Weller On “RoboCop” and More on “Hero Complex: The Show”

The Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher caught up with Peter Weller at the L.A. Times Hero Complex Film Festival, and that chat is here for you on this week’s… more

Melting Brains with Chris and Chloe on “4 Points”

Our pals Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra join Alex Albrecht ‘n’ Alison Haislip for this week’s edition of the Nerdist Channel’s 4 Points with Alex Albrecht. The topics include melting… more

Let’s Punch Jonah Again with “The Indoor Kids”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s The Indoor Kids, it’s part 2 of Kumail and Emily’s session with the Nerdist Podcast’s Jonah Ray. They’re still playing Punch-Out. Punching Jonah, even… more

Enter the “Realm of LARP”

A sneak preview episode of the Nerdist Channel’s new Realm of LARP debuts today at the Nerdist Channel, and you can see it right this minute. The preview is a… more

Stage Combat, “Just Cos”

Chloe, Linda, and Seth are back with more Just Cos on the Nerdist Channel, and this week, it’s about stage combat. How do you convincingly fight without, you know, actually… more

Fermented Fish? Yes, It’s “Weird S#!t From Japan”

After some schtick involving balloons, Jukka tries fermented fish on the Nerdist Channel’s Weird S#!t From Japan. It is what it sounds like it is. Jukka’s description of the… more

The Kids in the Hall Find the Cause of Cancer

This week’s classic Kids in the Hall clip is the one in which Dave Foley reveals the true cause of cancer, and introduces you to that cause. After the sketch,… more

“Magic Meltdown”: It’s Money

The theme for this week’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown at the Nerdist Channel is money. Amazing tricks with money. And now, a joke from Hack 1950s Comedian: “That’s nothing! My… more

Look: Chris Hardwick, the ORIGINAL Stacee Jaxx In “Rock Of Ages”

Chris Hardwick singing “Wanted Dead or Alive” in a white cowboy hat and wig? Why, yes. And an explanation: Back in 2005-06, there was a little musical here in L…. more

Talking “Before Watchmen” on “Hero Complex”

On this week’s edition of Hero Complex: The Show at the Nerdist Channel, the Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher has a sit-down to talk about Before Watchmen with Dan DiDio… more

Ray Bradbury Memories and Author Ernie Cline on “Ain’t It Cool”

Harry discusses the influence of the late Ray Bradbury and author and screenwriter Ernest Cline (novel “Ready Player One,” screenplay Fanboys) visits the basement this week on the Nerdist Channel’s… more

Black Holes! Spiders! Jason Ritter! It’s “4 Points”

Actor Jason Ritter (The Event, Freddy vs. Jason, Joan of Arcadia, Parenthood) joins Alex, Alison, and Tournament of Nerds’ Hal Rudnick on the Nerdist Channel’s 4 Points with Alex Albrecht… more

“Weird Al” Meets Harrison Ford, Solo

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Face to Face with “Weird Al” Yankovic, our fearless correspondent asks questions and gets answers from none other than Han Solo himself, Harrison Ford (… more