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


Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Wolverine, the Puppet Musical

What better way to head off to Comic-Con than with a little traveling music? Well, I’m hitting the road to San Diego, so, from Glove and Boots comes Wolverine -… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/16/13

Forget the riots and death and revolution that fill the hours and pages of news coverage over the last few days. GROWN UPS 2 BEATING OUT PACIFIC RIM AT THE… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

The Shelf: “Evil Dead,” “Orphan Black,” “Regular Show,” “42″

Some excellent Blu-rays and DVDs this month, covering everything from cloning to baseball to possession to slacking to super powers to murder to city life to time travel. Really, when… more

Meet Nick and Gary of Sneaky Zebra

The newest member of Nerdist’s ever-growing Nerdist Alliance, a collective of creative people making content on the internet, is Sneaky Zebra, a YouTube channel which makes quality geek programming, parody… more

Sesame Street Gets Lucky

Wanna go viral? Easy – take a hit song, take video of a beloved pop cultural touchstone, and edit, edit, edit. Take this: Well, yes, the Sesame Street Muppets, led… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: Lou Ferrigno is “Hercules”

In 1982, Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the big screen in a pec-flexing way with the incredibly silly Conan the Barbarian. A year later, his Pumping Iron counterpart, Lou Ferrigno, made it… more

Tom Hanks IS Walt Disney in the New “Saving Mr. Banks” Trailer

Oh, friends, prepare yourselves to be delighted. The first trailer for the film version of the true story of when Walt Disney tried to convince Mrs. P.L. Travers to… more

Seth Meyers Gets Superheroic in “The Awesomes”

Hulu offers up its own answer to The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises this summer with The Awesomes, a hilarious-looking web series from SNL’s Seth Meyers and Late Night… more

Sing-Along in the Star Wars Cantina

In Star Wars, we only got a brief look inside the Mos Eisley spaceport cantina, but it is without a doubt one of the most memorable scenes in the entire… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/9/13

With plane crashes, decapitated referees, force feeding, and more that you’ve happened upon watching this week, you probably want/need something to watch that’s pretty much the opposite of that… more

The Shelf: “Robot Chicken DC Special,” “Wolverine: Origin,” “The Host”

This week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases consist of aliens, superheroes, hitmen, armed robbers, and college admissions agents. Sounds intriguing, don’t it? Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Robot Chicken, Adult Swim’s… more

Course of the Force: Episode 5

Things have not been going the best for Chris Hardwick and his pals, who’ve been trying really hard to find the Course of the Force lightsaber stolen from Industrial Light &… more

Matt Bennett Shows Us Some Nerdy Jobs

It was teased at Wondercon and now the Nerdist Channel’s newest show, Nerdy Jobs, is here. In it, host Matt Bennett takes viewers on a tour of some of the… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Escape Plan”

Just when you thought The Expendables had been expended, Sylvester Stallone, who is about to have his 67th birthday, and 65 year old Arnold Schwarzenegger are back with yet another… more

5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 7/2/13

Who needs fireworks when you got funny videos that you can watch online? You might even shoot your eye out, kid. Watch this week’s 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos with… more

The Shelf: “The Producers” & “The Kentucky Fried Movie”

This week, we have two of the most groundbreaking and influential comedy films of all time. No beating around the bush, no mincing words; these movies helped shape modern comedic… more

Chris Hardwick IS Luke in a Homemade Star Wars Death Star Trench Run

A sweded version of the Death Star trench run? Okay, sure. A sweded version of the Death Star trench run starring our own Chris Hardwick as Luke Skywalker? YES. Add… more

Fresh: The Appleseed Cast’s “Great Lake Derelict” Music Video

The new music video for The Appleseed Cast’s song “Great Lake Derelict” is a silly and heartwarming short film now available for your viewing pleasure above. Director Chris Good and… more

Course of the Force: Episodes 3 and 4

When last we saw our intrepid heroes, Matt Mira and Moshe Kasher were trying to rally the troops to find the lightsaber and Kyle Kinane was making little progress in… more

Internet Things Bust Rhymes in “Animeme Rap Battles”

If there’s one thing that’s certain in this world, it’s that people want to know which of any pair of fictional characters would win were the two of them to… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Twin Peaks, “Stand in the Sand”

Okay, first thing: No, not that Twin Peaks, but here is a link to the Angelo Badalamenti title song just in case you are fixin’ for a flashback. This Twin… more

Batman vs. Deadpool!!

The Merc with a Mouth against the Caped Crusader – It’s the battle you’ve wanted to see since ten seconds after you thought about it. Machinima’s series Super Power Beat… more

“Man at Arms” Makes A DIY “Thundercats” Sword of Omens

Each week, Tony Swatton - Man at Arms- takes you on a visual tour through the process of crafting some of geekdom’s most beloved weaponry, and then turns said weapons… more