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

The super funny Bert Kreischer is on the Nerdist! He talks about how Chris inadvertently almost got Bert fired from a job, they share nightmare drinking stories, talk about Bert’s aversion to therapy and his new book Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child!

Direct download: Nerdist_554_-_Bert_Kreischer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_553_-_CM_Punk_at_SDCC.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:29 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_552_-_Todd_Glass_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_551_-Eli_Roth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:26 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_550_-_Guillermo_del_Toro_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_549_-_Guy_Branum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_548_-_Superego.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00 AM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_547_-_Carol_Leifer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_546_-_Alexis_Ohanian.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:27 PM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_545_-_Andy_Serkis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38 PM