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


Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

THE MUPPETS MOST WANTED Gets Reviewed by the Internet in Super Bowl Commercial

As everyone knows, there’s nothing but the truth on the Internet, which is exactly why The Muppets Most Wanted once again brought the wise professional opinions of the Internet’s finest… more

J.K. Rowling Regrets Ron and Hermione Love Match

J.K. Rowling says that “distance has given [her] perspective” on the decision to have Hermione marry Ron in the seventh and final novel in her hugely popular Harry Potter… 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

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014

The thing we’ll remember most about Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died this morning at his apartment in New York City of what some news organizations are reporting as a drug… more

For Stem Cell Creation, A Little Stress Goes a Long Way

Once an intricate and complex process, scientists have found a surprisingly simple way of making stem cells. Stem cells are fundamentally different from other types of cells in that they… more

Sherlock Holmes Sleuths The Video Game Scene In CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS

Take Robert Downey Jr.’s dashing demeanor, throw in the eccentric aura of Benedict Cumberbatch and mix those with the modern spirit of Jonny Lee Miller and you have all… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/31/14

Sure, the State of The Union happened, but it would seem that people are more obsessed with Pharrell’s oversized Mountie style hat from The Grammys. As far as I’m concerned,… more

Oh My Disney And Mondo Team Up To Present a Special Gallery at South by Southwest

South by Southwest has been growing to encompass more topics over the years, and now it has more Disney flair. If you’re at SXSW this year, you’ll get your dose… more

This Is Heavy, Doc! BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical To Premiere In London Next Year

No, there isn’t a problem with the Earth’s gravitational pull — Back to the Future scribes Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale have re-teamed and joined noted theater director Jamie Lloyd (… more

Meet The Man Of Plastic In THE LEGO MOVIE’s New Trailer

Get ready to have your inner (or outer) child relentlessly tickled with the latest trailer for The LEGO Movie. There’s a lot of epic music, a lot of plastic, a… more

Nerdist News: Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor in BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN!

Great Scott! Like a last-minute, game-winning touchdown, this end-of-week episode of Nerdist News is downright SHOCKING! Many were rumored, but few could have guessed that Jesse Eisenberg, of all people,… more

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Has Found Its Lex Luthor and Alfred

You know what’s better than a million Batman vs. Superman casting rumors? A billion Batman vs. Superman casting rumors. Even better than that? Real, confirmed casting news straight from Warner… more

Get Your First Tease of the New THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Super Bowl Spot

Mark Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man series has, quickly, been growing into a beast. With word of four films being in the works for the current iteration of the web… more

LEGO to Make Ghostbusters Set for the Film’s 30th Anniversary

The LEGO CUUSOO Program has officially announced the winner of its Fall 2013 submissions, a Ghostbusters set to be released in honor of the 30th anniversary of the film. The… more


You heard about the PlayStation freebies earlier, now lets move on to some good ol’ Nintendo goodies. For the next four days, you can get The Legend Of Zelda: Four… more

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES Trailer Released, Series To Premiere at SXSW

Believe it or not, it’s been almost 20 years since George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino starred as The Gecko Brothers in the Robert Rodriguez cult favorite From Dusk Till Dawn…. more

Pickstarter: An Incredible Look At Video Games In OUTERLANDS

The video game medium is a young and growing one that’s just now beginning to ascend to a similar level of social prominence seen with other forms of entertainment. My,… more

Confirmed: Ian Ziering and Tara Reid Will Return for SHARKNADO Sequel

Fans of the 2013 summer SyFy hit Sharknado can breathe a sigh of relief – both Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will return for the sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, … more

Microsoft Will Give You $100 Credit Towards An Xbox One For Your PS3

Whoa, holy shots fired, guys: Microsoft sent out a massive email to folks today, beckoning them to kick their PlayStation 3 consoles to the curb in exchange for a $100… more

OUTLAST Among February’s Free PS Plus Games

It’s confirmed: being a PlayStation Plus member is the video game equivalent to being an audience member during a taping of Oprah. So many freebies! And as if this month’s… more

New GAME OF THRONES Season 4 Photos!

HBO has finally released a new set of photos from the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, and boy, am I excited. Not only do we get a sneak peek… more

Red Band A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST Trailer Debuts Online

Yesterday the internet was graced with 8 new posters for Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die In The West. This morning, the red-band trailer has appeared online, and… more

The World’s First Full SUPER MARIO Action Figure Coming This May

He’s had his own cartoon show, starred in a live-action movie, and been in countless games spanning across different genres, but would you believe that in his 28 years as… more


Last July (jeepers, where does the time go?) a bunch of journalists, including myself, were invited to Marvel Studios in Manhattan Beach, CA, to bear witness to one of the… more