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

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star in HAMLET on the West End, So Prepare Now, Tumblr

2015 will find many a Cumberbitch (that’s what his fans call themselves) heading to London, because their one true leader — and one of the Internet’s favorite humans — Benedict Cumberbatch has… more

TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL Sequel in Development

Most instances of horror and comedy meshing as film genres come about when a horror movie is so campy, it’s laughable. Check most releases from The Asylum, for example. However,… 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
 

AMC Bets On SModCo, Ramps Up THE WALKING DEAD Spin-off

Following great success from various projects on the network, AMC made a bold move today and announced plans to not only renew the popular reality series Comic Book Men from… more

Schlock & Awe: EATING RAOUL

Murder and cannibalism sure are funny, aren’t they? No, really, they are. That’s why everybody thinks Hannibal is so funny. They don’t? Oh, well, maybe if that show had been… more

Hettienne Park Responds to HANNIBAL Fans’ Accusations of Racism, Sexism

Fans of NBC’s devilishly delicious series Hannibal got quite a shocker last week (spoilers ahoy, folks) when cast regular Hettienne Park’s character, Beverly Katz, fell on the receiving end of… more
 

Wallace Fennel, All Grown Up: Our Talk With VERONICA MARS’ Percy Daggs III

Veronica Mars fans have had plenty of opinions about who our beloved pint-sized detective should end up with, but the show and the film are not just about romance. In… more

Chewin’ It #53: Cobie Smulders

Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, The Avengers, The Slammin’ Salmon!) joins Kevin and Steve as she prepares for the last episode of HIMYM!  They talk in depth about… more

Nerdist News: Is Bradley Cooper the New Indiana Jones?!

Wacky Wednesday is here again on Nerdist News, friends! It’s just like regular Wednesday, except the name’s different! Our top story today is an Earth-shattering rumor about where the Indiana… more
 

Pete Holmes Exposes The Yoga Flame In The Latest STREET FIGHTER RED TAPE

The latest edition of Pete Holmes’ Street Fighter: Red Tape explores the psychology behind the man who spit hot fire well before Dylan did it. Pete Holmes teams up with… more

LEGENDARY COMICS Reveals Cover Art for GODZILLA: AWAKENING

Behold the terror: Legendary has released the cover art by illustrator Arthur Adams (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Uncanny X-Men) for the graphic novel Godzilla: Awakening. For those of you not… more

League Of Legends Fans: Turn Your Champion Into A Hero!

SUMMONERS! Gather your minions, and start gaming for the good of all mankind! Participate in the League of Legends Tournament for the American Red Cross! All you have to do… more
 

The Mystery Love of Coulson’s Life Now Has A Face On MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Where once he was nothing more than a man with no first name in Iron Man, Clark Gregg’s Agent Phil Coulson has slowly grown into a fully realized character… more

Eddie Izzard to Perform His FORCE MAJEURE in 3 Languages

Eddie Izzard never ceases to amaze, which is a feat even more impressive given Eddie’s astonishing career that includes, of course, his accomplished career in comedy, breaking down gender stereotypes,… more

The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast #10: WWE World Champ Randy Orton, Xavier Woods, Mike Bridenstine, Scott Narver, Nigel McGuiness, & Booker T

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton talks WrestleMania XXX with the Compadres! Xavier Woods returns, Nigel McGuinness plays a Tweet game that doesn’t really work, and the Godfather himself, Booker… more
 

Jason Silva Tells Us We’re More Human Than Human

If you’ve watched any number of science fiction films from the past 30 years, you’ll recognize how preoccupied we are with the idea of bettering ourselves through technology and creating… more

Chris Hardwick, IN BED WITH JOAN (Rivers, That Is)

Look who’s in bed with Joan Rivers: It’s our very own Chris Hardwick! Yes, our Fearless Leader is the guest on this episode of In Bed with Joan, in which… more

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES Will Return For A Second Season

Following a successful start to its freshman season on the brand new El Rey Network, Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series has been renewed for a second… more
 

DIY DAMMIT: Joselyn Makes A Custom T-Shirt With Kate Berlant

Sometimes, you just want to wear something that’s all, you know, you. Something you can’t buy in a store or online. Something that expresses your, um, youness. Is that a… more

Nerdist Podcast: Jonah Keri

A sportswriter on the Nerdist podcast?? Jonah Keri sits down with Chris and Matt in a quest to get Chris to like sports. They talk about why certain sports are… more

SXSW: Jon Favreau Talks CHEF and Its Place In His ‘Put-Upon Trilogy’

Chef, Jon Favreau’s celebrated return to indie-features after 13 years away, is everything a Jon Favreau fan could hope for, a return to the director’s relatable charm and ease of… more
 

Check Out LEGO’s New Line of SIMPSONS Mini-Figures

Back in February, producers of The LEGO Movie revealed that production was underway for a Simpsons episode done completely through LEGO animation. Now, with just a month to go before… more

You Made It Weird #200: Live from SXSW 2014

Thomas Middleditch, Jim Breuer, Matt Braunger, Nicole Byer, and Andy Haynes make it weird in Austin for SXSW 2014! Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show on Facebook. Watch… more

Linkin Park Chats About PROJECT SPARK And Their New Song GUILTY ALL THE SAME

Microsoft Studios recently held a special event to highlight the release of Linkin Park’s new video, “Guilty All The Same,” which was made entirely using the user generated content-based game… more