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

The awesome Adam Savage returns to the Nerdist! He and Chris talk about the Mythbusters: Behind the Myth Tour, Adam’s start at stand up comedy, and the changes in the most recent season of Mythbusters. They also make lots of dirty jokes. Lots of them.

Direct download: Nerdist_601_-_Adam_Savage_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:43 PM

Joe Rogan is finally on the podcast! He, Chris and Matt start out the conversation talking about how they have been podcasting for five years, the risk of robots taking over the world and working on Newsradio with Phil Hartman. Joe also talks about how he became a commentator for UFC and his new special Rocky Mountain High, on Comedy Central Friday 11/21 at midnight!

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00 AM

The hilarious Rob Riggle returns to the Nerdist to talk with Chris and Jonah about doing sketches for the NFL pre-game show on Fox, his loves of sports and the problem with always playing characters who are jerks. They also talk about Rob's start in improv and the importance of being flexible with your comedy and characters!

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:08 PM

Hilary Swank and Chris have a great conversation despite their voices being shot from busy days! She talks about going from The Karate Kid to Boys Don’t Cry, how she molded her career since then and her new film The Homesman. She also talk about what she has learned from the many roles she has played, especially Boys Don’t Cry!

Direct download: Nerdist_598_-_Hilary_Swank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17 PM

The legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried sits down with Chris to sum up decades of comedy in about 10 minutes, the Roasts they have been a part of and Gilbert does a spot on Joe McCarthy impression. They also talk about Gilbert's podcast where he interviews Hollywood legends and gets to meet so many people who inspired him when he was younger!

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:30 AM

Peter Farrelly returns to the podcast! He, Chris and Matt talk about why Chris wasn’t in Dumb and Dumber To, the time that Peter met Bruce Springsteen and Peter and Matt bond over being Dave Matthews Band fans. He also talks about how it was filming Dumb and Dumber To and how quickly Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels got back in the swing on their characters!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:40 PM

Lauren Mayberry, singer of Chvrches, takes a detour on their tour to talk to Chris! She talks about being from Scotland, transitioning from playing alt-rock to dance music and meeting musical idols. They also talk about the importance of making music that they like instead of trying to please everyone else and include a live song from their show in LA!

Direct download: Nerdist_595_-_Chvrches.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48 PM

OK Go were one of the first guests on the podcast ever and now they are back! They talk to Chris and Jonah at Swinghouse Studios about their newest video I Won't Let You Down, creative Halloween costume ideas, and bad luck they have run into while filming their intricate music videos. They also play a song off their new album Hungry Ghosts!

Direct download: Nerdist_594_-_OK_Go_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:16 PM

Tom Bergeron and Chris reminisce about the days of Hollywood Squares, Tom talks about his early days in radio, and they bond over their love of old game shows! Tom also talks about hosting Dancing with the Stars and the 25th anniversary and his last season hosting America's Funniest Home Videos!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:41 PM

Six out of the seven members of the sketch group The Birthday Boys (Jefferson Dutton, Dave Ferguson, Tim Kalpakis, Mike Mitchell, Michael Hanford and Chris Vanartsdalen) fill up the studio to talk about their IFC TV show, working with Bob Odenkirk, and shitty jobs they've had in the past. They also talk about ordering cakes in the shapes of dicks, how they all met and the worst show they've ever been booked at! 

Direct download: Nerdist_592_-_The_Birthday_Boys.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:21 PM