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

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Today We Learned: Jade Catta-Preta

What’s the difference between a crevice and a crevasse? Where does Velcro come from? What happens to old Pizza Huts when they die? Comedian Jade Catta-Preta (Californication, Daddy Knows Best) joins the guys in studio to answer all your burning… more
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Today We Learned: Jessica Chobot

What will $3.1 million get you on eBay? What purpose do gargoyles serve? What common food causes lucid dreaming? Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News, Daylight, G4) joins the guys at Nerdist HQ to find the answers to all of these… more
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Today We Learned: Andrew W.K.

Why does the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean? What is the origin of the white t-shirt? What notable theme song did Tony the Tiger sing? Rock star extraordinaire and party guru Andrew W.K. joins the guys to find the… more
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Today We Learned: Jackie Kashian

What was the original time machine in Back to the Future before the Delorean? How was the Panama Canal constructed? Comedian Jackie Kashian (Dork Forest, This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux) joins Razzle and guest host Ben Gleib to answer… more
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Today We Learned: Matt Cohen

What cologne drives tigers wild? Where did Pop Rocks come from? Why do we call marijuana “pot,” anyway? Matt Cohen (Bagged & Boarded, Stoner Science) joins the guys in the studio to answer all of these questions and much more…. more
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Today We Learned: Matt Kirshen

What are the origins of the Shamrock Shake? When did France stop using the guillotine? What does pesto have to do with one of America’s most famous slogans? Comedian Matt Kirshen (Set List, Probably Science, Bigipedia) joins Razzle and guest… more
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Today We Learned: Chris Gore

Comedian Chris Gore (Celebrities Poop, Podcrash, G4) joins the guys in the studio to find out how to spot a fake Russian passport, learn about the secret origins of hot chocolate, which celebrity sold his sister on eBay, and more!… more
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Today We Learned: Cole Stratton

Books made from human flesh. The craziest FBI sting operation ever. The origins of the Super Soaker. Cole Stratton (Pop My Culture, SF Sketchfest) joins the guys to discuss all of this and more! Like the show on Facebook and… more
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Today We Learned: Susanna Hoffs

Where the hell did spring break come from anyway? What mysteries does Graceland contain? What in the world is a backronym? Music star Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) drops by the studio to help the guys find the answers to all… more
 

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