The Nerdist

The Nerdist

Episodes

  • Live at SDCC 2014 with CM Punk

    Jul 30, 2014 | 112 min
    CM Punk returns to the Nerdist for a live show at The Balboa Theater during 2014 San Diego Comic Con! CM Punk tells the story about the one and only time he ever ran a marathon, Matt really wants a Starfleet uniform and they take quemments from the audience!
  • Todd Glass Returns

    Jul 28, 2014 | 63 min
    Hilarious fellow Nerdist network podcaster Todd Glass laughs it up with Chris and Jonah! Todd talks about writing his book The Todd Glass Situation and the relief that overcame him after he came out, and the guys do sad spit takes!
  • Eli Roth

    Jul 25, 2014 | 70 min
    Actor/filmmaker Eli Roth sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about the importance of release dates for horror films, doing his own Milgram experiment, how babysitting prepared him to be a director and the new season of Hemlock Grove!
  • Guillermo del Toro Returns

    Jul 23, 2014 | 63 min
    The immensely talented Guillermo del Toro sits down with Chris, Matt and Jonah to talk about what he thinks is the real magic of film, the importance of letting movies develop naturally, he tells the story of his father being kidnapped when he was young and the current movies he produced Crimson Peak, The Book of Life and FX's The Strain!
  • Guy Branum

    Jul 21, 2014 | 82 min
    Comedian Guy Branum and Chris talk about how excited their 15 year old selves would be about their current lives, how he decided to become a comedian, his solace in being able to be open about his sexuality and the importance of doing the things that make you happy!
  • Superego

    Jul 18, 2014 | 69 min
    The hilarious Superego guys: Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville and Paul F. Tompkins, talk about the return of Superego, they try to figure out who in the group is god, they spoil numerous old movies for each other and announce the permanent addition of Paul F. Tompkins to the group!
  • Carol Leifer

    Jul 16, 2014 | 82 min
    Comedy legend Carol Leifer chats with Chris and Jonah about the time she opened up for the Beach Boys, how she transitioned from stand up to writing on Seinfeld, she tries to convince Chris to get into slot machines and they talk about her book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying!
  • Alexis Ohanian

    Jul 14, 2014 | 86 min
    Co-founder of Reddit Alexis Ohanian sits down with Chris to discuss where he thinks the future of the internet is headed, his 92 year old grandfather doing an AMA, the evolution of Reddit and the seriousness of net neutrality!
  • Andy Serkis

    Jul 11, 2014 | 61 min
    The amazing Andy Serkis sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about what lead him to acting, his start and the process of motion capture acting, directing second unit on The Hobbit and The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes!
  • Jessica Chobot

    Jul 9, 2014 | 92 min
    Nerdist News’ own Jessica Chobot hangs out with Chris to talk about how Chris is responsible for Jessica meeting her husband, the ups and downs of being a new mom, being goth in high school and hosting Nerdist News!
  • Alfred Molina

    Jul 7, 2014 | 86 min
    The wonderful and talented Alfred Molina sits down with Chris to talk about how he interprets the success of his career, playing the bad guy in so many movies, hanging out in Doctor Octopus gear while on set of Spider-man 2, and his new show, Matador!
  • Nick Thune

    Jul 2, 2014 | 70 min
    The hilarious Nick Thune hangs out with Chris and Jonah! They talk about Nick being in bands when he was younger, they tell stories of pranks they have pulled on people, the time Nick got cat-fished and his newest special Folk Hero!
  • Gary Cole

    Jun 30, 2014 | 56 min
    The very talented Gary Cole chats with Chris about how he chooses the roles he takes, getting Office Space lines yelled at him to this day, the unique writing and acting styles of Veep and his upcoming role in the new movie Tammy!
  • Bugle Fingers

    Jun 27, 2014 | 65 min
    It’s some end of the week hostful fun! Matt and Jonah talk about their podcasting recording of The Matt and Jonah Show in Phoenix, Matt read a great book about The Beatles, Jonah got travel sick again and they discuss about how they handle success!
  • Adam Rogers

    Jun 25, 2014 | 107 min
    Writer Adam Rogers hangs out with Chris to talk about writing for Wired magazine, the difficulties of having people proof read your work, he and Chris bond over growing up nerds and they talk about his new book Proof: The Science of Booze!
  • Greg Behrendt

    Jun 23, 2014 | 85 min
    The awesome Greg Behrendt chats with Chris and Jonah about the best way to rock a mohawk when going bald; Chris and Greg talk about growing up in comedy together, being depressed and relapsing into drug addiction and consciously helping yourself to stay happy!
  • Ralph Garman

    Jun 20, 2014 | 68 min
    Ralph Garman hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about growing up with “nerd shame”, how to not be tired all the time when working in morning radio and starting out at the Acme comedy theater!
  • Scott Ian Returns

    Jun 18, 2014 | 72 min
    Scott Ian hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about how his work ethic has changed over the years, pranks they played on people as teenagers and Scott tells the story of the time he got drunk with Lemmy and blacked out!
  • Sklar Brothers #3

    Jun 16, 2014 | 81 min
    Randy and Jason Sklar return for a three peat on the Nerdist! They talk about how podcasting has changed their careers, writing jokes as a duo, performing comedy for Peyton Manning, and their new special What Are We Talking About available now on Netflix!
  • Myq Kaplan

    Jun 13, 2014 | 74 min
    Comedian Myq Kaplan chats with Chris and Jonah about the dangers of creating the same bit as another comedian and looking back at the jokes they wrote as new comedians; they make fun of Jonah’s past relationships and talk about his new special Small, Dork and Handsome, on Netflix now!
  • Mitch Hurwitz

    Jun 11, 2014 | 39 min
    Chris interviews Mitch Hurwitz live at Bellcourt Theater in Nashville! They talk about how he got into writing comedy, his similarities the character of George Michael, why he thinks Arrested Development didn't make it on network TV and they take questions from the audience!
  • Bryan Bishop

    Jun 9, 2014 | 74 min
    Bryan Bishop (Bald Bryan from The Adam Carolla Show) sits down with Chris for a more serious topic. They talk about Bryan being diagnosed with a brain tumor, his 5 anniversary of the diagnosis after been giving a 6 month expiration date and having a good attitude and using humor to keep him positive in the worst of times!
  • Tom Cruise

    Jun 6, 2014 | 69 min
    The incredible Tom Cruise is on the Nerdist! He sits downs with Chris, Jonah and Matt to talk about flying in jets while filming Top Gun, how he prepares for his roles, landing helicopters in foreign cities and his new movie Edge of Tomorrow!
  • Pete Holmes

    Jun 5, 2014 | 77 min
    Nerdist family member Pete Holmes finally sits down with Chris, Matt and Jonah to talk about how starting his own podcast has changed his life, the etiquette of interrupting people, how therapy has made him more independent and his appreciation of having the opportunity to have his own TV show!
  • Morgan Freeman

    Jun 4, 2014 | 67 min
    The legendary Morgan Freeman comes on the podcast to talk about the beginning of his career as an actor, the importance of enjoying life and finding the positive in everything, his love of flying planes and the return his show Through the Wormhole on Science Channel!
  • Anthony Bourdain

    Jun 2, 2014 | 84 min
    World traveler and brave food enthusiast Anthony Bourdain hangs out with the guys to talk about eating strange food in strange places, his intricate plans when he cooks meals for his family, turning his life around to become a writer and TV host and how he strives to make his show Parts Unknown different from anything else on TV!
  • Jaime King

    May 31, 2014 | 52 min
    Jaime King and Chris bond over having a new baby and new dog, the best ways she can embarrass her son, her husband’s love for Star Wars and her role on The Clone Wars!
  • Dr. Drew

    May 28, 2014 | 65 min
    Loveline's Dr. Drew Pinsky sits down with Chris to discuss the different types of rehab for addicts, Chris’s process to get sober, the influence media has had on society, and his own battle with cancer!
  • Clark Gregg Returns

    May 26, 2014 | 66 min
    Clark Gregg loves the podcast so much, he came back for seconds! They talk about Chris being a traitor to S.H.I.E.L.D, the secrecy that goes into Marvel films, they riff about string theory and talk about his new movie Trust Me available now on demand and in theaters June 6th!
  • Dave Attell #3

    May 23, 2014 | 64 min
    Dave Attell returns to the podcast for a third time! He, Chris and Jonah talk about differing views on dirty jokes, playing to audiences who don’t understand a comic’s humor, and his new show on Comedy Central!
  • Muscles Riply

    May 21, 2014 | 59 min
    It’s some hostful fun to help you get through your week! Jonah tells a story that nearly kills Matt from laughter, Matt got a new bike and Chris learns how to make proper eye contact! Also, Matt and Jonah are doing a live podcast of their own on June 5th in Phoenix!
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey

    May 19, 2014 | 69 min
    The hilarious Wendi McLendon-Covey talks to Chris about her upbringing in The Groundlings, how she got the role on Reno 911, her parents’ aspirations for her to be a flight attendant and her role in the upcoming movie Blended!
  • Alex Trebek

    May 16, 2014 | 98 min
    The legendary Alex Trebek sits down with Chris to talk about starting out his career as a news reporter in Canada, how he has seen Jeopardy over the years, the importance of not letting ego get in the way of happiness and the time Chris was on Celebrity Jeopardy and won!
  • Jim Jefferies Returns

    May 14, 2014 | 79 min
    The hilarious Jim Jefferies hangs out with Chris to talk about showing up his school principal by becoming a comedian, crazy stories from hanging out with John Ratzenberger, why he thinks Chris isn't nerdy and his show Legit on FXX!
  • Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham

    May 12, 2014 | 77 min
    The lovely and hilarious Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham hang out with Chris to talk about Lennon’s bizarre talent for mimicking people, Jessica’s hatred of scary movies and sequels and who’s the cat and who’s the dog in their friendship and their new show Playing House on USA!
  • Jennifer Morrison

    May 9, 2014 | 71 min
    The talented Jennifer Morrison chats with Chris and Jonah about growing up without watching iconic movies, how fans treat her differently based on her characters from House and Once Upon A Time and the short film she just directed!
  • Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

    May 8, 2014 | 71 min
    It’s a Nerdist/Thrilling Adventure Hour mix! Ben Acker and Ben Blacker hang out with Chris to talk about how they started The Thrilling Adventure Hour, how they branded the show to make it what it is today and their careers in writing!
  • Thomas Tull

    May 7, 2014 | 74 min
    Chairman and CEO of Nerdist's parent company Legendary Pictures is on the podcast! They talk about being a sports guy while still liking nerdy stuff, the influence of watching movies at a young age, the amazing array of movies Legendary has come out with, and their newest movie, Godzilla!
  • Jon Favreau

    May 5, 2014 | 125 min
    The amazing Jon Favreau not only listens to The Nerdist, he’s now a guest on it! He, Chris and Jonah nerd out over their favorite TV shows, his career path since Swingers, the immense work that went into creating and directing the Iron Man movies and his new movie Chef!
  • Jim Gaffigan #3

    May 2, 2014 | 88 min
    Jim Gaffigan has a three peat on the Nerdist! He talks about his new special Obsessed, how Chris would become president if there was a zombie apocalypse, who their first crushes were and where they think the world of comedy is heading!
  • Eddie Izzard Returns

    Apr 30, 2014 | 87 min
    The hilarious Eddie Izzard returns to the Nerdist podcast for his own episode! He talks about performing comedy in different languages and foreign countries, beginning his comedy career in the birth of alt comedy and his view on the strange world of politics!
  • Jim Rash Returns

    Apr 28, 2014 | 70 min
    Jim Rash returns to the podcast! He, Chris and Jonah play some improv games, they find a new adjective for traffic and talk about his show The Writers Room on Sundance Channel Fridays at 9pm!
  • Rhys Darby

    Apr 25, 2014 | 69 min
    The hilarious Rhys Darby hangs out with Chris to discuss the differences between America and New Zealand, the growing comedy scene in New Zealand, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and his new show Short Poppies available now on Netflix!
  • Lewis Black

    Apr 23, 2014 | 81 min
    The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller!
  • William Shatner

    Apr 21, 2014 | 74 min
    The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh and his thoughts on the future! See Shatner's World this Thursday April 24th at a theater near you!
  • Brian Henson

    Apr 19, 2014 | 95 min
    Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the hey-day of The Muppet Show and the show Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!
  • The Expressionless

    Apr 16, 2014 | 75 min
    It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely LA is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long and they read a scary ghost story!
  • John de Lancie

    Apr 14, 2014 | 91 min
    The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his time on Star Trek and the Brony documentary he produced!
  • Pat Healy and Sara Paxton

    Apr 11, 2014 | 71 min
    Pat Healy and Sara Paxton chat with Chris and Jonah about starting out in comedy, Sara having to use a typewriter all throughout high school, their different approaches to auditioning and their new movie Cheap Thrills!
  • Bob Saget Returns

    Apr 9, 2014 | 91 min
    The wonderful Bob Saget returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about his new book and dealing with death through humor, and they try to keep on track but keep getting into tangents!
  • Mike Mignola

    Apr 7, 2014 | 65 min
    Mike Mignola talks with Chris on creating the comic book Hellboy, the process of writing the storyline for comic books over time, working with Guillermo Del Toro and the 20th anniversary of the series!
  • David J. Peterson

    Apr 5, 2014 | 65 min
    The guys sit down with linguist David J. Peterson to discuss how he makes up new languages, working on movies and shows like Game of Thrones and the history and evolution of dialects and languages around the world!
  • Todd Barry

    Apr 4, 2014 | 72 min
    Very funny comedian Todd Barry comes on the show to talk about his new crowd work special, doing shows that have to be “G rated” and why you shouldn’t go pee right before a set on Letterman!
  • Adam Carolla #4

    Apr 2, 2014 | 71 min
    Adam Carolla returns to the Nerdist for a FOURTH time! They talk about Adam’s dream to have a pet Pegasus, and the fight against patent trolls who are currently suing Adam and other podcasters by claiming they are violating a patent on podcasting!
  • Eric Stonestreet

    Mar 31, 2014 | 67 min
    Eric Stonestreet hangs out with Chris to play a celebrity name game, they pretend to be radio DJ’s and he shares his dream of being called a turd by Dennis Franz!
  • Hannibal Buress

    Mar 28, 2014 | 75 min
    Hilarious comedian Hannibal Buress sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about freaking out while high, performing in clubs versus theaters, creative ways to react when a joke bombs and what he wants to do outside of stand up!
  • Jonah Keri

    Mar 26, 2014 | 89 min
    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 popular in different countries, presenting the facts of baseball while still making it interesting to everybody, and Matt and Jonah nerd out about the Red Sox!
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Mar 24, 2014 | 83 min
    Chris and Jonah sit down with The Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger! They talk about the need to push yourself to be the best you can be, his story of becoming an entrepreneur at a young age, he teases Terminator 5 and the sequel to Twins and talks about his new movie Sabotage!
  • Will Arnett

    Mar 21, 2014 | 97 min
    The hilarious Will Arnett hangs out with Chris and Matt to talk about what they would do with a billion dollars, his new show The Millers on CBS, the importance of having a good editor and French-Candian swear words!
  • Chris Kluwe Returns

    Mar 19, 2014 | 74 min
    Chris Kluwe loved the Nerdist podcast so much, he came back! He, Chris and Jonah talk about what video games they are playing right now, what happened to his NFL career since he decided to stand up for marriage equality, and what he hopes for the future of openly gay athletes.
  • Jared Leto

    Mar 17, 2014 | 42 min
    Jared Leto comes on the podcast to talk about being nominated for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, his Thirty Seconds to Mars documentary and how the crazy financial system of musicians!
  • The Hostful After

    Mar 14, 2014 | 67 min
    It’s some hostful deliciousness for your week! Jonah wants to go to Japan, Matt still has a big head (literally) and Chris doesn’t like going to spas!
  • Curtis Armstrong

    Mar 12, 2014 | 69 min
    Nerd hero Curtis Armstrong hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about playing Booger in Revenge of the Nerds, his many other roles in Risky Business, Better Off Dead, and Moonlighting, being at the first Star Trek convention ever, and working on King of the Nerds!
  • William Katt

    Mar 10, 2014 | 57 min
    William Katt sits down with Chris to talk about his days on The Greatest American Hero, his role in the original Carrie, growing up in the San Fernando Valley back when nothing was there and his new comic book based movie Sparks!
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns Again

    Mar 7, 2014 | 71 min
    It’s a three peat with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson! They start off their conversation about how the universe works, then talk about science of bottomless pits, the importance of asking questions, and the new Cosmos!
  • Crispin Glover

    Mar 6, 2014 | 84 min
    It's a bonus episode with the amazing Crispin Glover! He talks about the commercialization and propaganda of movies, the controversial lawsuit over Back to the Future, how different the 80's would have been for him if he had the internet to release projects and tell his side of stories and his new film The Bag Man!
  • Andy Daly

    Mar 5, 2014 | 70 min
    The hilarious Andy Daly hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about the differences of doing character work at clubs and alt rooms, how parents trick their kids into behaving and his new TV show Review on Comedy Central, Thursdays at 10pm!
  • Jaimie Alexander

    Mar 3, 2014 | 83 min
    The lovely Jaimie Alexander sits down with Chris to talk about her role as Sif in Thor, she explains how to use a knife to Chris, getting satisfaction of seeing their high school bullies living crappy lives and bringing Sif onto Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D on March 11th!
  • Michelle Monaghan

    Feb 28, 2014 | 50 min
    The lovely Michelle Monaghan hangs out with Chris and Matt to talk about growing up in a town of 700 people, making a show about open relationships and her love of college sports!
  • Donald Faison

    Feb 26, 2014 | 77 min
    The hilarious Donald Faison comes on the podcast! He talks to Chris and Jonah about starting a family, his time on Scrubs, and their favorite shows currently on TV!
  • St. Vincent

    Feb 24, 2014 | 78 min
    Musician St. Vincent sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about what compels people to become artists, what inspires her to write songs, and how they deal with disgusting microphones while on tour!
  • Kit Harington

    Feb 20, 2014 | 67 min
    Jon Snow himself, Kit Harington, hangs out with Chris to talk about his beloved Manchester United, filming Game of Thrones in freezing Iceland while his co-workers film in sunny Croatia and his new film Pompeii!
  • Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer

    Feb 19, 2014 | 75 min
    Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer join Chris and Matt and special guest co-host Craig Rowin to talk about how they started working together, coming up with their tv show Broad City and Craig dishes on what it’s like to live with Matt!
  • Jennette McCurdy

    Feb 18, 2014 | 79 min
    Jennette McCurdy comes on the show to talk about her time as an accidental country music artist, what she wants to do after Sam & Cat, and what movie inspired her to get into acting! Also, Matt talks about Frasier and Chris isn’t good at parties.
  • Live at SF Sketchfest 2014

    Feb 14, 2014 | 94 min
    The Nerdist returns to SF with special guest Tom Lenk (Buffy, Angel, Much Ado About Nothing)! Tom and Jonah bond over their love of Beaches, Matt talks about Fraiser and Chris tries to keep the podcast on track!
  • Morgan Murphy

    Feb 12, 2014 | 86 min
    Morgan Murphy stops by the show! She and Chris go in deep about coming up in the LA comedy scene together, performing comedy in front of your idols and her new special, Irish Goodbye, available on Netflix!
  • Topher Grace

    Feb 10, 2014 | 74 min
    Topher Grace is on the podcast! He sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about his re-cut of Star Wars, being better at life in person than in social media, and his new website CerealPrize.com!
  • Robert Kirkman Returns

    Feb 7, 2014 | 79 min
    Robert Kirkman returns to the podcast! He talks about reading comics on the toilet, The Walking Dead Escape obstacle course and what he has planned for the future of The Walking Dead, both comic and TV show!
  • Joel Kinnaman

    Feb 5, 2014 | 74 min
    The new Robocop Joel Kinnaman hangs out with Chris to talk about being in the Robocop suit for 14 hours a day, moving from Sweden to a small town in Texas and how action movies have changed over the years!
  • B.J. Novak

    Feb 3, 2014 | 93 min
    B.J. Novak hangs about with the guys to reminisce about their days of doing open mics together, his time at the Harvard Lampoon and what inspired him to write a book of short stories!
  • Broken Bells

    Jan 31, 2014 | 81 min
    The amazing duo James Mercer (The Shin) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) that make up Broken Bells invite Chris and Jonah to their studio to talk! They discuss their process for coming up with songs, Brian talks about how he started producing albums for other artists and their upcoming album After the Disco, out February 4th!
  • Paul Williams Returns

    Jan 29, 2014 | 71 min
    The amazing Paul Williams returns to the podcast! He and Chris sit down at ASCAP to talk about his upcoming book about addiction called Gratitude and Trust, being the president of ASCAP and he sings a song just for Chris!
  • Work It Out

    Jan 27, 2014 | 77 min
    The guys sit down for another somewhat serious hostful. Chris and Jonah talk out some problems they have been having and Matt mediates!
  • Christina Ricci

    Jan 24, 2014 | 81 min
    Christina Ricci sits down with Chris to talk about how different it was being a child actor when she was young, being an unintentional meme generator, and the different challenges woman have to go through in the media!
  • Jon Daly

    Jan 23, 2014 | 71 min
    The hilarious Jon Daly hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about his many different stand up and sketch characters, Sappity Tappity the rollerskating Christmas tree, and his new show on Amazon Betas!
  • Aaron Eckhart

    Jan 20, 2014 | 63 min
    Aaron Eckhart sits down with Chris to talk about the best way to start conversations with women, practicing for his roles in front of his dog and his new movie I, Frankenstein; out Friday January 24th!
  • V Cards

    Jan 17, 2014 | 72 min
    The hostful goodness is continuing! The guys sit down to chat and end up talking about all things love. Their first loves, first heartbreaks and more!
  • Neal Brennan

    Jan 15, 2014 | 95 min
    Neal Brennan comes on The Nerdist to talk about his days on Singled Out with Chris, falling into the comedy scene and he tells the story of how he and Dave Chappelle ended up writing Half Baked!
  • Richard Madden

    Jan 13, 2014 | 68 min
    The charming Richard Madden sits down with Chris! They talk about his new role on Discovery Channel's Klondike, being naked onstage, growing up in Scotland, and, of course, his character of Robb Stark on Game of Thrones!
  • Nick Kroll returns again!

    Jan 10, 2014 | 60 min
    Nick Kroll really just can't get enough of the podcast and returns for a third time! He, Chris and Jonah talk about how he prepared for the James Franco roast, being your own worst critic and his new season of Kroll Show!
  • Dance of the Jedi

    Jan 8, 2014 | 60 min
    The guys get together for some more hostful goodness! They talk about what they did over the holidays, Matt went to an autograph convention and Jonah is the happiest one in the group!
  • Jim Norton

    Jan 6, 2014 | 71 min
    Comedian Jim Norton hangs out on the show to talk about being an "offensive" comedian and dealing with death threats, internet trolls, his theories on why people even get offended and he and Chris' mutual love of chess!
  • Brody Stevens

    Jan 4, 2014 | 94 min
    The eccentric and hilarious Brody Stevens sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about his life since his mental breakdown, how his career has changed, Zach Galifianakis, working on The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Chelsea Lately, and 2midnight, Donnie Wahlberg, Justin Bieber, pranks, stress, and his show Brody Stevens: Enjoy It on Comedy Central!
  • Honestly 2013

    Dec 30, 2013 | 117 min
    It's some hostful goodness to send off 2013! Chris, Matt, Jonah and Chloe talk about the best and worst of their year, what they learned and what they have planned for the new year!
  • Jerry Stahl

    Dec 27, 2013 | 61 min
    The very interesting and insightful Jerry Stahl stops by the show to talk about being addicted to heroin, using life experiences for creative works and what really makes a person positive or negative!
  • Kathryn Hahn

    Dec 25, 2013 | 77 min
    Kathryn Hahn sits down with Chris and Jonah to make up street names, where to find the best gumbo at Disneyland and her new movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, out in theaters today!
  • Moby

    Dec 23, 2013 | 80 min
    Moby sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about becoming sober, inter-genre overlap in the music industry and they get into a deep conversation about human cognition!
  • Jon Lovitz

    Dec 20, 2013 | 92 min
    Jon Lovitz is on the show to talk about his first time working at the Groundlings, how his career path led him to SNL and the loss of his friend Phil Hartmann and how to deal with losing people who are close to you.
  • Will Forte

    Dec 18, 2013 | 81 min
    Will Forte joins Chris to bond over being UCLA alumni, his decision to leave SNL, the one character he never got to do and his new movie Nebraska, out in theaters now!
  • Laina Morris

    Dec 17, 2013 | 89 min
    The Overly Attached Girlfriend, Laina Morris, hangs out on the podcast to talk about being from Texas, how she became the Overly Attached Girlfriend, and her plans for the future!
  • Taran Killam

    Dec 16, 2013 | 73 min
    The awesome Taran Killam comes on the podcast to reminisce about buying comic books as kids, auditioning for SNL and his new comic book The Illegitimates!
  • Brendon Small

    Dec 13, 2013 | 75 min
    The hilarious and musically talented Brendon Small hangs out with the guys at Swinghouse Studios to talk and play guitar! They talk about Brendon's new album Galaktikon, metal operas and guitars!
  • Jordan Vogt-Roberts

    Dec 11, 2013 | 88 min
    Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) talks to Chris and Jonah about the challenges of being an indie movie director, his stand-up show Mash Up on Comedy Central, Jonah's Arcade, video games, the Super Mario Bros. movie, and walking around Sundance in a fur coat!
  • Dick Costolo

    Dec 10, 2013 | 72 min
    Chris storms Twitter HQ (or "Bird Palace" as he calls it) for a super fun one-on-one with Dick Costolo: computer scientist, former improv comedian and current CEO of Twitter!
  • Lindi Ortega

    Dec 9, 2013 | 42 min
    Chris sits down with the lovely Linda Ortega to talk about her most recent tour, her dream to be a tornado chaser and she plays a song just for the podcast!
  • Impromptu Hostful

    Dec 6, 2013 | 46 min
    Chris tricks Matt and Jonah into doing a hostful! Jonah talks about visiting one of his favorite record labels, Bruce Gutter joined Jonah during his stand up in San Francisco, and Chris and Matt talk about the writers room on @midnight!
  • Christopher Lloyd

    Dec 4, 2013 | 73 min
    The legendary Christopher Lloyd is on the Nerdist Podcast! He talks about his early roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Taxi, fan reaction, meeting Orson Welles, his love of the theater and different roles he's played, and, of course, Back to the Future! Plus stories about Huey Lewis, Andy Kaufman, and lots more....
  • Chris Jericho Returns

    Dec 2, 2013 | 67 min
    Chris Jericho returns to the podcast to talk about all his favorite tv shows, how he changed his persona in the wrestling world and he came up with the idea for his web series, But I’m Chris Jericho!
  • Thomas Dolby

    Nov 29, 2013 | 72 min
    The talented Thomas Dolby sits down with the guys to talk about his recent interactive music and film tour, the early days of creating music with synthesizers and his influence on cell phone ringtones!
  • Anamanaguchi

    Nov 26, 2013 | 76 min
    The band behind the Nerdist theme song are finally on the podcast! The guys of Anamanguchi hang out to discuss their party days in the NYC fashion scene, sending a pizza into space and they all create a generic 90’s song!
  • Chris Hadfield

    Nov 25, 2013 | 68 min
    Commander Chris Hadfield discusses all things space with Chris and Matt! He talks about living on the International Space Station for 6 months, how he started using social media to promote space programs, and making music videos in space!
  • Sasha Grey

    Nov 22, 2013 | 60 min
    Sasha Grey sits down with Chris to talk about transitioning into an acting career, how being active in social media helped her career and her new book, The Juliette Society!
  • Oliver Stone

    Nov 20, 2013 | 61 min
    The legendary Oliver Stone sits down with Chris to discuss turning true stories into dramatic movies, his views on the JFK assassination and his documentary mini series Untold History of the United States!
  • Chris Elliott

    Nov 18, 2013 | 77 min
    The amazing Chris Elliott is on the podcast! He sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about starting out on David Letterman, pissing off James Cameron and the new season of his show Eagleheart on Adult Swim!
  • Jackie Kashian

    Nov 15, 2013 | 87 min
    The always hilarious Jackie Kashian sits down with Chris and Matt to talk about first relationships, dealing with hecklers while onstage, and how Jackie introduced Chris to Harry Potter!
  • Gillian Jacobs

    Nov 13, 2013 | 79 min
    Gillian Jacobs and Chris talk about making life decisions as a child, having crushes on older movie stars and they reminisce about past auditions! They also talk about the upcoming season of Community!
  • John DiMaggio Returns

    Nov 12, 2013 | 55 min
    John DiMaggio returns for another fun filled Nerdist! He hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about his upcoming documentary I Know That Voice, the end of Futurama and of course they all do some silly voices!
  • Aziz Ansari

    Nov 11, 2013 | 73 min
    The hilarious Aziz Ansari sits down with Chris to talk about the world of stand up comedy today, his newest special on Netflix and where his inspiration for jokes comes from!
  • Kevin Feige

    Nov 8, 2013 | 80 min
    Chris and Jonah travel to Marvel Headquarters to talk to the man in charge, Kevin Feige! They talk about all the different Marvel movies, upcoming projects and how Kevin is actually a fan of the podcast!
  • Saoirse Ronan

    Nov 7, 2013 | 55 min
    Saoirse Ronan sits down with Chris to talk about growing up in the Irish countryside, how pudding differs in Ireland and her role in the upcoming movie How I Live Now!

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