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

Google State University

Everyone has heard of The Information Super Highway, aka the Internet. You are on it right this very moment. How many people really use it for information, though? I don’… more

Eat A Frog Every Morning!

Metaphors! I love ‘em. A metaphor is like a simile. This particular metaphor is intended to get you to accomplish your most grueling task first thing in the morning so… 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

Bill Hicks’s Principles of Comedy

I get the “How does one go about being a comic” question a lot, so I thought it would be groovy to address that in post-form for the damaged masses… more

Use "Trashing" To Simplify Your Life

My life used to be a mess. I had accumulated a seemingly limitless assortment of toys, books, inoperative gadgets and of course, faded newspapers. With each move I managed to… more

Confidence Theory

I’ve been traveling an ungodly amount lately and when I’m unable to affix myself to the Webs I just drift off into random thought. Sometimes I think about… more

Look for Good News

Do you have that one poisonous friend who seems to THRIVE on delivering bad news? Just like the very first Debbie Downer sketch on SNL (ONLY the first one–you can… more

Tell Panic Attacks to Go Suck It

If you frequent this site I’m going to guess that at one time or another you may have enjoyed the crippling embrace of a panic attack. How could I predict… more

Learn to Say "No" (but not to this article)

Recently I took on a side project that resulted in utter failure. I was brought in to lay down guide vocals for a film so that the actors would have… more