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

Nerdist Writers Panel #126: Emmy Grinwis, Deric Hughes, and Benjamin Raab

Emmy Grinwis (MTV’s upcoming Eye Candy) and Deric Hughes and Benjamin Raab (Warehouse 13): A chat with up-and-coming writers about being up-and-coming writers, how they got noticed, writing and selling,… more

The Mutant Season #116: Tony Thaxton Returns!

Tony Thaxton returns to the show! He and Gil talk about what inspired him to do a year-round Christmas podcast, life after Motion City Soundtrack, and their thoughts on the… 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

Cashing In With T.J. Miller #94: The Qigong Trilogy- Part 3

In this shocking conclusion, Cash and T.J. talk about weird dreams, rude awakenings, gas violations, child rearing ideas, wrestling holds, rescue dogs, elephants, REO Speedwagon, and pickle aversions, and… more

The K Ohle #38: The Boat Show with Shenoah Allen

Kurt sits down with international comedy force Shenoah Allen of the legendary Pajama Men. They talk about boats while not knowing anything about boats. You know – it’s the Boat… more

Today We Learned #25: Danny Lobell

What are the Super Bowl’s secret origins? Was Christopher Lee a spy? Did we lose a lot of money on prop bets? Comedian Danny Lobell (Modern Philosophers) joins the guys… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #151: Fan Questions Answered

Marc Evan Jackson and Paul F. Tompkins answer YOUR questions about what goes on behind the scenes, breaking on stage, favorite characters, guests, and more…. more

We’re Alive: Chapter 42 – Chasing Ghosts – Part 3 of 3

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The Indoor Kids #134: Tricks and Relapses with David Wain

Today The Indoor Kids welcome David Wain (director, writer, former member of The State) to talk about how he had a real live arcade in his garage at the age… more

Nerdist Podcast: B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak hangs about with the guys to reminisce about their days of doing open mics together, one-liner jokes, his time at the Harvard Lampoon, New York vs. L…. more

Jonah Raydio #50: Yank Episode

It’s our 50th show! Luckily, our guest was Donut Friend owner and Drive Like Jehu drunner Mark Trombimo, who brought us glorious donuts. Also in attendance are previous guests… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #29: Sean Howe

Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour), Adam Beechen (Hench), and Heath Corson (Justice League: War) sit down with journalist Sean Howe (Marvel Comics: The Untold Story) to discuss how the book… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #49: Round 1 (Nick Flanagan, Andy Haynes, Ian Karmel, Dave Ross, and Lisa Beth Johnson)

Round one with Nick Flanagan, Andy Haynes, Ian Karmel, Dave Ross, and Lisa Beth Johnson. Recorded at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on August 12, 2012. See… more

The Alton Browncast Wins Stitcher Award

The 2013 Stitcher Award Winners have been announced, and hearty congratulations go to Alton Brown and the Nerdist Podcast Network’s own The Alton Browncast, which took the laurels for Best… more

Terrified #27: Emily Heller

Emily Heller is Dave’s guest this week!  She’s a great comedian and a great friend and she’s doing great.  Dave and Emily get a little confused as to what they’re… more

The Alton Browncast #31: Scott Witherow – Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co.

Alton is in Nashville visiting Scott Witherow of Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co. Scott describes the path he’s taken from high-end restaurants to making chocolate in his home kitchen… more

The Todd Glass Show #138: Live from The Comedy Attic

A LIVE episode of The Todd Glass Show from The Comedy Attic in Bloomington, Indiana! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass … more

Nerdist Podcast: Broken Bells

The amazing duo James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) that make up Broken Bells invite Chris and Jonah to their studio to talk! They discuss their process… more

Ding-Donger #37: BEARD GONE!

The beard has been shaven. Tune in to find out why (he had to lose it for a job he had today for the TV–OOPS! SPOILER!). Hint: He wasn’t on… more

The JV Club #95: Maria Thayer

Walk into the light – or follow the smell of toast- for a morningtime chat with the splendid Maria Thayer (Eagleheart) about bee farms, how flunking art leads to art… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #128: Sex Prep: Mindfulness with Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

NINJA SKILLS FOR SEX! Sandra gets Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus to explain a crucial technique for handling yourself in the bedroom… and beyond! TOPICS: The “Down Low,” Getting Touchy-Feely, Self Care,… more

Chewin’ It #45: Anders Holm

Anders Holm, creator, writer, and star of Workaholics, joins Kevin and Steve for a chew. They talk about how Ders got his start, his “distinguished” college career, the origins of… more

The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast #2: Rob Van Dam & Booker T

Join your new compadres Dale Rutledge, Jonny Loquasto, and Chuck Rice as they chat with 21-time championship holder and wrestling legend, Rob Van Dam! WWE Hall of Famer Booker T… more

You Made It Weird #192: Randy Liedtke

Red headed giant, gay bar chef, and real life prankster Randy Liedtke makes it weird! Follow @randyliedtke on Twitter and see him in February in Seattle and Portland! Follow @peteholmes… more