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The Indoor Kids #46: LIVE with Jonah Ray, Jordan Morris, and a Discussion About Eliza Dushku

Welcome to another live version of The Indoor Kids, where they talk about porn versions of video game titles, dreamcast their favorite video games into the movies that’ll never be… more

The Indoor Kids #45: Journey Puns, Gaming, and Avengers with Kellee Santiago

Today on The Indoor Kids, Kumail and Emily are joined by Kellee Santiago (@kelleesan), one of the founders of thatgamecompany, the company behind Flower, Journey, and more! Kellee joins us… 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 Nerdist Channel Presents “All Star Celebrity Bowling”: The Walking Dead

With experience fighting zombies, the cast of The Walking Dead should have no problem beating back a challenge by a bunch of funny people in yellow shirts, right? Ah, but… more

The Indoor Kids #44: Skullgirl Talk with Mike Z and Alex Ahad!

This week, The Indoor Kids sit down with Mike Z and Alex Ahad, the respective game designer and creative director of Skullgirls, to find out all the dirt. How did… more

The Indoor Kids #43: The Spoilerific Mass Effect Wrap-Up Show with Nick Ahrens

Nick Ahrens (iam8bit) joins us again to talk all things Mass Effect, now that we’re all done with the entire series. Did you guys hear that there was some controversy… more

The Indoor Kids #41: The Kids Are Back in Town

Kumail and Emily have been traveling like crazy, both together and separately, so this episode was recorded with the Indoor Kids at home discussing all the video game news that’s… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Indoor Kids” #1

The Nerdist Channel’s latest addition is the video version of our video gaming podcast The Indoor Kids, with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon joined by Steve Agee. This week, they… more

The Indoor Kids #40: Story and Gaming, the Sequel – Starring Devin Faraci

Today we welcome back Devin Faraci, Badass in Chief at Badass Digest, to chow down a bit more on the big issue of narrative in gaming. What makes a game… more

The Indoor Kids #39: The Indoor Kids vs. Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of Scott Pilgrim

Bryan Lee O’Malley stops in to chat about his ode to video game culture, Scott Pilgrim, the games that inspired him, and of course, the movie. And trust us, you… more

The Indoor Kids #38: The Book Report Episode!

The Indoor Kids get smart and take a break from playing video games to read books about playing video games. Man, we read so many books. And then we compiled… more

The Indoor Kids #37: Mass Effect Mass Effect Mass Effect (with Nick Ahrens)

The Indoor Kids welcome Nick Ahrens (iam8bit) to enter the lair and discuss the entire Mass Effect franchise. We talk about the good, we talk about the bad, we talk… more

The Indoor Kids #36: Movie Games! (with Jordan Morris)

This is the time when the Indoor Kids welcome Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, Go!) to talk about all of the best and worst video games based on movies. Gremlins 2!… more

The Indoor Kids #35: Livin La Vita Sexism (with Dominic Dierkes)

Today, Kumail and Emily welcome Dominic Dierkes (DERRICK Comedy, Workaholics) to talk about all kinds of hot topics in gaming. We’ll discuss the PlayStation Vita (and compare it to a… more

The Indoor Kids #34: Live Episode No. 2: Match-Ups!

It’s another The Indoor Kids Livestravaganza, as we invite Blair Herter (G4’s Attack of the Show, Feedback) & DC Pierson (Derrick Comedy, author of “The Boy Who Couldn’t… more

The Indoor Kids #33: Kevin Pereira is a Fcking Genius

Kevin Pereira (host of G4′s Attack of the Show) comes in to talk about his gaming history, about running bulletin boards at 9, and about getting to 2nd base in… more

The Indoor Kids #32: Gaming with Friends! (with Blair Butler and Stephen Johnson)

Isn’t co-op gaming the best, especially when it’s with friends and not with strangers who call you terrible words? This week, Blair Butler and Stephen Johnson of G4 join us… more

The Indoor Kids #31: The Games That Changed Gaming, or….Game-Changers (with Jensen Karp)

Today Kumail and Emily welcome Jensen Karp, owner of Gallery 1988 and curator of all things pop culture, to discuss the games throughout our lives that have caused us to… more

The Indoor Kids #30: Video Games vs Movies (with Devin Faraci)

This week, Kumail and Emily welcome Devin Faraci (kick-ass movie reviewer/Badass-in-Chief at Badass Digest) to pour his passion for movies into video games. We discuss old and new narratives,… more

The Indoor Kids #29: Live Episode No. 1

The Indoor Kids minus Kumail plus Matt Mira host their first EVER live show! In which they basically do the Oscars, but for videogames. Best videogame hair of 2011! Most… more

The Indoor Kids #28: Growing Up Nerd (with Chris Hardwick)

Grandmaster Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick, drops in to discuss growing up nerdy, obsessing over things and how he learned to use those obsessive qualities for good rather than evil: for… more

The Indoor Kids #27: Are Videogames Art? (with Film Crit Hulk)

The Indoor Kids fortify their walls & reinforce their chairs, because Film Crit Hulk ( stops by to discuss the most ultimatest topic of all: Are videogames art? Don’t… more

The Indoor Kids #26: Easter Eggs and Mysteries (with DC Pierson)

This week, DC Pierson (Derrick Comedy, “The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To”) joins Kumail and Emily to discuss some of the video game world’s most bizarre and… more

The Indoor Kids #25: Everything + Christmas (with Matt Mira)

It’s the holidays, which means it’s time for a visit from your friend and ours, Matt Mira. Join us as we discuss superheroes, Christmas memories, old consoles, and the political… more