The Nerdist

by Chris Hardwick

Nerdy nerdness comedy podcast w/ Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray & Matt Mira.

  

Latest Episodes

Dana Gould and Janet Varney

Dana Gould and Janet Varney chat with Chris about how dolphins and whales would talk to each other, getting trick or treaters on Halloween and how Janet is a good singer but never sings. They also talk about their early days of comedy, meeting their heroes and the new season of Stan Against Evil!


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Posted on 24 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Brian Regan Returns

Brian Regan returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about doing a first stand up show after a break, telling strangers you are a comedian and doing the same jokes too many times. They also talk about what it was like growing up for them, doing shows at colleges and his new Netflix special Nunchucks and Flamethrowers!


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Posted on 22 November 2017 | 7:44 am


Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu (comedian, The Problem with Apu) chats with Chris and Jonah about the importance of diversity in entertainment, how stereotypical characters impact viewers lives and what it was like for him to critique something that he loves. Hari also talks about realizing he wanted to be a comedian, how he got into stand up and the making of his documentary The Problem with Apu airing Sunday 11/19 at 10pm on TruTv!

 


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Posted on 18 November 2017 | 4:18 am


Keith Morrison

Keith Morrison (Dateline) talks to Chris about how he became a journalist, how they research and report stories and how it really is true that Canadians are all nice. Keith then tells stories about some of the craziest investigations he has done, stories about false convictions, what it's like covering politics these days and the new season of Dateline airing this Friday at 9pm!


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Posted on 15 November 2017 | 7:09 am


Jon Bernthal

Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Wolf of Wall Street) and Chris talk about why Jon chose to take the part on The Walking Dead, how Rick’s character has changed from season 1 and how he relates sports to acting. Jon also talks about studying acting in Russia, starting a family and playing The Punisher!

 


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Posted on 10 November 2017 | 12:55 am


Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, Blackish) talks to Chris about doing comedic and dramatic acting, his time on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and his love of sci-fi movies. They also talk about the state of America today, the importance of education and his new movie Last Flag Flying!


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Posted on 3 November 2017 | 9:00 pm


Bruce Campbell Returns

Bruce Campbell returns to the Nerdist podcast! He, Chris and Jonah talk about the recent fires, joke about their friend Jenkins and Bruce’s dream to own land in every state. Bruce also shares his theory on the JFK assassination, they talk about driving cross country and his book Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor!

 


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Posted on 31 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine, As Good As It Gets) talks to Chris about his days on Talk Soup, how Greg went from cable to movies and spending his high school years abroad on a military base. They also talk about the time Greg was on The Larry Sanders Show with Tom Petty, being nominated for an Oscar and his new movie Same Kind of Different As Me!

 


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Posted on 27 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Duffer Brothers

Matt and Ross Duffer (Stranger Things) talk to Chris about how marketing for season 1 has changed for season 2, not knowing if Stranger Things would be a hit and the making of Wayward Pines. They also talk about CG versus models, coming up with the individual characters and what to expect for season 2 on Stranger Things!


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Posted on 25 October 2017 | 10:25 pm