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

Sir Paul McCartney chats with Chris, Matt and Jonah about the first time he came to New York City, people today being too addicted to their phones and he tells stories about with The Beatles, Wings and more. He also talks about the song Hope For The Future, that he created for the video game Destiny!

Direct download: Nerdist_614_-_Paul_McCartney.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00 AM

Chris and Jonah talk with comedy legend Martin Short about his start in comedy, his time on both Saturday Night Live and SCTV, and what he thinks of the current state of comedy. They also talk about Martin's memoir I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, out now!

Direct download: Nerdist_613_-_Martin_Short.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09 PM

Henry Winkler talks to Chris and Jonah about his plan to be an actor when he moved to LA, how he got his first role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his time playing the Fonz on Happy Days. They also talk about Henry finding out he was dyslexic and the children's books he writes, Hank Zipzer, that are made for kids with dyslexia!

Direct download: Nerdist_612_-_Henry_Winkler.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:44 AM

The amazing Lisa Kudrow talks to Chris, Jonah, and Matt about the long awaited return on The Comeback, her time at the Groundlings, and the difference of being a TV actor between when she was on Friends and today. They also think of ideas for a Romy and Michelle reunion!

Direct download: Nerdist_611_-_Lisa_Kudrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55 AM

The wonderful Benedict Cumberbatch is on the Nerdist! He sits down with Chris and Matt to talk about traveling back and forth across the Atlantic, the time he was taken captive in Africa and then they get silly and make fart noises. Benedict also talks about his role of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game and the genius and tragedy of his life.

Direct download: Nerdist_610_-_Benedict_Cumberbatch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:50 AM

The amazing Wil Wheaton is back! He, Chris and Matt talk about their recent trip to Disneyland for Chris' birthday, Chris and Wil reminisce about living together in Westwood and get into some nerdy debates!

Direct download: Nerdist_609_-_Wil_Wheaton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:11 AM

Michaela Watkins sits down with Chris and Matt to talk about growing up in Syracuse, NY, her life changing trip to Tibet and Nepal and getting her start at Groundlings. She also talks about her new show Benched on USA and how she came up with the idea and characters!

Direct download: Nerdist_608_-_Michaela_Watkins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:46 PM

Michael Ironside chats with Chris about why Canadians are so funny (and don’t know it), why he has played so many serious roles in his career, and his role in the new movie Extraterrestrial. He also talks about his two fights with cancer and what he learned from thinking he was going to die.

Direct download: Nerdist_607_-_Michael_Ironside.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00 AM

Alex Borstein hangs out with Chris to talk about her upbringing at Acme Comedy, failed pilots they have either tried out for or been in and doing the voice of Lois in Family Guy for the last 15 years. They also talk about her critically acclaimed show Getting On on HBO and how excited she is to be a part of it!

Direct download: Nerdist_606_-_Alex_Borstein.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00 AM

Batman himself, Adam West, sits down with Chris to talk about how he got into the entertainment business, his time acting in Spaghetti Westerns and what led him to being cast as Batman! He also talks about his upbringing on a wheat farm in rural Washington and the release of Batman, the complete series!

Direct download: Nerdist_605_-_Adam_West.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00 AM