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


Learn How To Make Soap On DIY DAMMIT with Alice Wetterlund


Baba Booey! Baba Booey! Nerdist Channel! Baba Booey!

The roster of luminaries at the Nerdist Channel is growing again: Please welcome Gary Dell’Abate, “Baba Booey” himself, to the Nerdist family. You know Gary as the long-suffering producer of… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/3

This week, indie god Dave Sim wants to use Kickstarter to bring Cerebus into the 21st century, there’s a card game to let you use your chemistry know how for… 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

Doing Dirty Work with Mary Lynn Rajskub

Everyone loves to make a mess, but no one stops to think about how they get cleaned up. It’s not like after every gruesome murder on Dexter the crime scene… more

This Week at NerdMelt Theater!

School may be out for Summer (or Summah, if you’re our friend Howard Kremer) but NerdMelt Theater is still in session this week with an incredible slate of shows! Friday… more

Getting Freaky with Matt Besser; Or Why I’ll Never Grind Again

  Dancing has always been a source of controversy in our culture. Whether it was its inability to produce rain, the oh-so-revealing outfits of those jazz-obssessed flappers, Elvis’ hypnotically gyrating… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “Face to Face with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic”: Stallone and Banderas

Once in a fortnight, renowned celebrity interviewer “Weird Al” Yankovic turns his probing eye and other body parts towards Hollywood’s biggest stars for his Nerdist Channel series Face to Face… more

Enlightened Debauchery

A while back I posted an entry about TLC’s Geek Love, a reality show that chronicles a nerds-only dating service. It was on the extreme end of nerdiness and catered… more

Here’s The Course Of “Course of the Force”

There’s news from the Course of the Force front — we now know where all the stops will be on the course of the Star Wars lightsaber relay from Santa… more

Avenging Phanatic

This special trailer that appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman makes me want to see The Avengers even more, because, well, I didn’t know that my favorite superhero… more

WIRED Live Expo, With Chris Hardwick, Coming To D.C. in November

Chris Hardwick, the proprietor of this very site, is involved with a new event being announced today that might be quite relevant to your interests. It’s called the “WIRED Live… more

3 Grandmas Watch Kardashian Sex Tape


The Music Geek Track of the Week: “On the Sea”

Man, I love me some Beach House. The only way I would be more excited for their upcoming album, Bloom, would be if they played at my cousin’s Bat Mitzvah… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Indoor Kids” #2: In “Limbo” with Alison Haislip

The Indoor Kids get a little infusion of Jersey Pride this week on the Nerdist Channel as N.J. native, actress, gamer, and former G4 correspondent Alison Haislip, soon to… more

Exclusive Interview: Rian Johnson on the “Looper” Trailer and More

I first encountered Rian Johnson on the radio — we were both USC cinema students at the time, and worked on the student radio station’s entertainment staff, which entailed regurgitating… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles” #2

This week’s edition of Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles finds Harry — well, actually, the Harry puppet — on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of Morgan… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Kids in the Hall” #1

Do we really need to explain The Kids in the Hall? Didn’t think so. So, you know that the Nerdist Channel is offering classic KITH sketches with Chris Hardwick hosting… more

New Childish Gambino Track! “Eat Your Vegetables”

Donald Glover JUST released this new song called, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Now nerds, at first listen you might ask yourself “WHERE HAVE I HEARD THIS BEAT BEFORE? The answer is…… more

Marvin E. Quasniki, Blogger

Adding to his already considerable resume (turquoise farming, presidential candidacy… um… did we mention turquoise farming?), Marvin E. Quasniki is now blogging for the Huffington Post. Not for us, mind… more

We’re Up To #3 On BBC America’s Nerdist Podcast Top 5 Countdown

We continue to count ‘em down like Casey Kasem… er, Ryan Seacrest on BBC America’s website, the Top 5 Nerdist Podcasts of 2011. And we’re up to Number Three, and… more

Vampires Aren’t People Too

A great many of us horror fans find any depiction of vampires as romantic, misunderstood, or emo utterly repellent. They’re monsters, for fuck sake! One such horror fan is Mr…. more

Swag Swag Like Caillou

Remember that Canadian kids show about that bald kid named Caillou? Me neither. I guess I was more of an Arthur kid (what a wonderful time to play, hey!). But… more

Applicants Must Possess The Right Stuff

In the interest of providing resources to our readers in search of employment opportunities, herewith, a press release of interest: NASA TO SEEK APPLICANTS FOR NEXT ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE CLASS HOUSTON… more

Hardwick 2011 Stand-Up Tour: CHAOTIC GOOD

That’s right, nerdizens! My 2011 US stand-up tour “Chaotic Good” has been announced! Just now! By me! Will I be coming to a city near YOU?? Dates/cities will be… more