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

Sex Nerd Sandra #50: Your Sexual Archetype

JESSICA RABBIT, WOLVERINE and THE INNER CAST OF CHARACTERS! Also, GO AHEAD, OBJECTIFY YOUR PARTNER ALREADY! Dave and Sandra get excited about their sexual spirit animals. THEN Jungian psychotherapist Chelsea… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #49: Does Size Matter?

PILLS, PUMPS and PUNS! Comedian Laura Kightlinger and therapist Dr. Hernando Chaves help us size up the situation live at NerdMelt! Topics include: Sext tips, When it’s too big, Dildo… 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

Sex Nerd Sandra #48: IUDs of Independence

HELLO KITTY BONDAGE, BIRTH CONTROL and FREEDOM!!! Sandra and Dave discuss sexy Japan, questionable souvenirs, past eps and feelings. THEN Nurse practitioner Rae Jean Blaschka of Kodiak, Alaska reassures Sandra… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #46: The Invisible Bisexual

PANSEXUALS, OMNISEXUALS and OPPORTUNISTS! Dave and Sandra talk orientation. Sandra talks with Regina Reinhardt, Ph.D of The American Institute of Bisexuality about what it means to like everybody. Topics… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #45: Dating and… Chivalry!?

MUFFIN DATES, TACO DATES, and OFFICIAL DATES! Chivalry isn’t dead, it’s just really confusing. Join Sandra, Dave, Dating Advice Girl Erin Tillman, and dating expert extraordinaire Madison Shepard for a… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #44: The Birds ‘n’ Bees: Kids

AMERICAN PIE, RAPE FREEZE TAG and OGLING GOOGLE! How do we talk to our kids about sex? Do we let the internet do it for us? No! Sex educators Brynne… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #43: The Birds ‘n’ Bees: Teens

SNOWFLAKES! CROTCH POINTING! TEACHABLE MOMENTS! School sex educators Brynne Zaniboni & Melissa Soltman share their adventures in talking to adolescents about sex! Topics include: The Importance of Sex Ed, Common… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #42: Gold Star Polyamory

ADULT SUPER POWERS! FALLING IN LOVE FOREVER! KEY PARTIES! Poly folks Kristy and KJ join us for a live show on loving outside the box! Topics include: Partner Labels, Love… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #41: Orgasms for Everybody!

MASTURBATION MYTHS! THE BEST CURE FOR THE HICCUPS EVER! SCIENCE! Sexologist Megan Andelloux joins us to talk orgasmic science & pleasure. Topics include: Vibrator Diet, The Joy of Earning It,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #40: 50 Shades of Cray-Cray

EROTICA REVIEW! SIMULTANEOUS ORGASMS! SPANKING! Sandra & Mistress Mary battle it out as they examine the book taking the nation by sexy storm, 50 Shades of Grey. Topics include: BDSM… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #39: The Box Blues

ANATOMY ENLIGHTENMENT! TRIGGER POINTS! SAD VAG SOLUTIONS! Sandra tells Dave all about the neato sexual anatomy she learned at the sex science conference! Then Sex Therapist Dr. Rachel Pearson sneaks… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #38: Sex Nerd Science!

MARRIAGE ALGORITHMS! NECK ORGASM! SEXUAL LITERACY! Chock full of sex facts, Sandra is back from 4 days in sex science heaven, sharing TONS of newfound knowledge with Dave! Then Dr…. more

Sex Nerd Sandra #37: Big, Big Love

FAT POSITIVITY! WEIGHTY MYTHS! PORK CHOP EYES! Author and historian Hanne Blank talks pleasure at any size. Then Sandra interviews a big ‘n’ tall straight bear with self-confidence to match…. more

Sex Nerd Sandra #36: Virgin: The Sexual Debutante

LATE BLOOMERS! HYMEN MYTHS! CHERRY POPPIN’ STORIES! Sandra corners filmmaker Therese Shechter into sharing insights from her upcoming documentary, How to Lose Your Virginity. BONUS: Sandra interviews an old friend… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “All Star Celebrity Bowling” #2 — Good Game, Let’s Go Eat

This week on Chris Hardwick’s All Star Celebrity Bowling on the Nerdist Channel, Team Nerdist battles Team Celebrity Chef for all the appetizers. It’s Chris, Jonah Ray, Sex Nerd Sandra,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #35: Kiss and Make Out

TONGUE TIPS! SALIVA SCIENCE! WANDERING HANDS! Comedian T.J. Miller cracks us up and helps school us on the fine art of the smooch. Live show topics include: Kissing Chemistry,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #34: Oral Sex: BJ Basics!

TONGUE EXERCISE! TECHNIQUES! HOT SPOTS! Sandra and Dave discuss topics including: Strap on BJs, Taste, Manly Yeast Infections, Face F***ing, Finding the Magic Pressure, Dome vs Virgin Mouth, Pleasure… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #33: Oral Sex: Snatch Attack!

CONNIE LINGUS! DINING AT THE Y! WHISPERING IN HER WILLOWS! No matter what you call it, it’s fun! Novelist and sex educator Allison Moon returns to show us “how to… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #32: Threesomes!

GROUP SEX! EIFFEL TOWERS! DIVING FOR GENITALS! Sex educators Reid Mihalko and Allison Moon school us on Threesomes! Topics: Embracing the awkward, asking for what you want, drug-fueled vs pre-planned ,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #31: Talking Dirty with Marc Maron

Marc Maron schools us all on how to talk dirty. Topics: Sex noises, violent cuddling, tips on starting, phone sex, sexting, a dungeon tangent and begging for it. Marc reveals… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #30: Harem Hottie

SEX WORK! HOT MONOGAMY! FEMALE ORGASM! Author and performer Jillian Lauren shares how she went from a teenage stripper to harem hottie for the Prince of Brunei. It’s a fascinatingly… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #29: The Man Box

Dr. Shira Tarrant and Sandra talk men. Dave busts into the Friend Zone. Topics include: Owning Who You Are, Feminism, Sexy Consent, Alpha vs Beta Males, Dancing, Dial-up Modem Impressions… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #28: Sex MacGyver

DIY sex toys &… Renaissance man Chris Gore (of G4) talks dirty & nerdy. Topics: Gore’s homegrown dirty talk technique, the first date speech, anal yoga, snakebite kit kinkiness, Dave’s… more