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

SET LIST: Mitch Benn’s Musical Ode to Woodpeckers, Hit-and-Runs, and S&M

Live from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, British comedian Mitch Benn brings his uniquely hilarious acoustic stylings to the Nerdist Channel’s Set List: Stand-up Without a Net, and oh, what a… more

Schlock & Awe: THE BEAST MUST DIE

Hammer Films were the undisputed kings of British horror in the 1960s and ’70s, but Amicus Productions wanted a piece of the action too. Amicus was most famous for their… 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
 

DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD Trailer Arrives

Norway! Nazi zombies! Scary hilarity! Why is Dead Snow so awesome?! The indie horror comedy that won the Audience Award at Toronto After Dark in 2009 is back and crazier… more

Schlock & Awe: THE CAR

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for nearly six years and in that entire time I’ve been a pedestrian. Yes, as hard as it is to believe, I walk… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Faces Off with COBRA

Friends! Romans! Contrabands! I’ve returned with another episode of Awesomely Bad Movies. This time, I take aim (pun intended) at possibly the 1980s’ most unabashedly fascist cop movie — and… more
 

STUNTED: Meet Phil Green the Stunt Machine

Today’s the big day, you guys! Last week, Phil Green the Stunt Machine jumped out of the Internet and into your hearts in the STUNTED series trailer. Now, break out… more

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube on RIDE ALONG, Online Gaming, and More

There’s a time for sweeping, emotionally charged Oscar bait, and there’s a time for laugh-out-loud, explosive, charismatic action comedies. Right now? It’s time for the latter, which is why it’s… more

Get STUNTED with Nerdist and PERIODS. Films’ Newest Series

Despite how it may come across when your favorite Hollywood stars dive through a plate glass window as a helicopter crashes into a high rise building then causes a massive… more
 

Sundance 2014: A Preview

For the past 20 years, Utah’s Park City, Salt Lake City, and Ogden get overrun with industry types for the annual Sundance Film Festival, a ten day celebration of the… more

The Shelf: RIDDICK, YOU’RE NEXT, THE SPECTACULAR NOW

This week on The Shelf. we’ve got gravelly-voiced heroes fighting raptor-looking aliens, entitled yuppies taking on animal-masked psychopaths, and for a nice change of pace, a directionless high schooler trying… more

The 2nd Riot LA Comedy Festival Was The Best Kind of Riot

The second edition of The Riot LA Comedy Festival left me exhausted over how awesome it was, just like a comedy festival should do. So many times during the festival,… more
 

MUPPETS MOST WANTED Trailer: Fans Angered It Wasn’t Nominated for 247 Awards

Fans of the not-yet released Muppets Most Wanted are really peeved that the film didn’t get nominated for any awards this year. It might have something to do with the… more

Riot LA: Kyle Kinane on Festivals, His Comedy’s Evolution, and More

From his instantly recognizable baritone to his increasingly iconic beard, Kyle Kinane is fast becoming one of the most original, innovative, and flat-out hilarious voices in the world of stand-up… more

Riot LA: The Birthday Boys Have Their Cake and Eat It Too

In 2013, we saw something of a sketch comedy boom, as shows like Key & Peele, Kroll Show, Comedy Bang Bang, Nathan For You, Inside Amy Schumer, and more proved… more
 

The Force Behind The Amazing Riot LA Comedy Festival: Abbey Londer

If you live or know even a fraction about what happens in Los Angeles, you’d probably know that it’s one of the centers of comedy in the world. Every single… more

Celebrate 100 Episodes of PARKS AND RECREATION

This Thursday, January 9th, NBC’s Parks and Recreation will be airing its 100th episode. That’s an astonishing achievement for any show, but for one that’s been on the ratings bubble… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Steps All Over the FORBIDDEN WORLD

Hello, people who are awesome and enjoy comedy! I’m back with another episode of Awesomely Bad Movies, the YouTube show in which I take aim at the most ridiculous and… more
 

The Tortoise and the Hare: Animated

It’s a tale as old as time: Hare races Tortoise, Hare underestimates Tortoise, Hare loses race. Life moves on. Or does it? Comedy duo and Nerdist podcast guests Gabe Diani… more

The Shelf: THE WICKER MAN, THRONE OF BLOOD, HOUSE OF LIES

It’s the first Shelf of the New Year and that means… that not a lot of stuff is coming out, but there’s some stuff, and that’s all any of us… more

Ladies of Rap: The Awkward Kids Get Naughty

The Awkward Kids’ Ladies of Rap is making noise on the YouTube scene, a rambunctious comedy rap series centering on some of nerd culture’s best female characters and personalities.  The… more
 

SET LIST: Paul Foot on Necrophilia, Fondue Sets, and Beetles

Cult comic hero Paul Foot lends his unique brand of British brilliance to the Nerdist Channel on a brand new episode of Set List in which he fearlessly casts aside… more

Sneaky Zebra Shows Us THE WONG WAY

Once in awhile, two British lads with automatic weapons just aren’t enough; sometimes you have to go Wong. In this latest video from Sneaky Zebra, Nick and Gary are in… more

DOCTOR WHO – Strax Field Report: The Doctors

This is another in our favorite Sontaran, Strax (Dan Starkey)’s field reports back to the Sontaran Empire about his findings whilst on Earth and dealing with the pathetic and… more