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

It’s some hostful goodness! Chris, Matt and Jonah catch up with what they have been doing lately, and they talk about getting free movie posters when they were kids and watching old Simpsons episodes on the FX app. Jonah then talks about Seeso, the new platform that his show Hidden America will be on. They also talk about obscure SNL sketches and Jonah’s cover band Snake Plissken and the I Thought You Were Deads, Chris talks about filming his new comedy special in San Francisco, and they come up with a slogan for Pop Chips. Plus, they have an interesting theory about Baby’s Day Out 2!

Direct download: Nerdist_786_-_Puttin_On_The_Ritz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:47am EST

Josh Brolin (The Goonies, No Country For Old Men) is on the podcast! He asks Chris and Matt to explain to him what a podcast actually is, talks about being asked what it was like to slap George Clooney in Hail, Caesar, and having salt blown in his face while filming Everest. They also talk about TV shows that should have just been movies, which Batman is their favorite, the Coen Brothers' unique directing style, and how fun it was to film Hail, Caesar! He also tells the story of how his parents met on the set of the original Batman TV show!

Direct download: Nerdist_785_-_Josh_Brolin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

Noel Fielding (The Mighty Boosh) chats with Chris about his upcoming US tour in March, his obsession with old Hollywood and how The Mighty Boosh shares a kinship with the Marx Brothers! They also discuss the evolution of The Mighty Boosh, the effect art school had on his comedy, creating visual aspects of his stand up and Chris says that Noel would make an excellent Doctor Who!

Direct download: Nerdist_784_-_Noel_Fielding.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

David Duchovny (The X-Files, Californication) talks with Chris and Matt about the early days of The X-Files, a theory that Mulder was the one really doing Red Shoe Diaries and his character on Californication. David also talks about almost getting his PhD, his show Aquarius, of course, the new season The X-Files!

Direct download: Nerdist_783_-_David_Duchovny.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EST

Will Sasso (MADtv, Ten Minute Podcast) chats with Chris and special guest co-host April Richardson about being flagged on Instagram, what he has been up to lately and his time on MADtv. They also talk about The Three Stooges, his podcast Ten Minute Podcast and they sing songs about small dicks!

Direct download: Nerdist_782_-_Will_Sasso.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05pm EST

Samantha Bee (The Daily Show) chats with Chris about her interviews on The Daily Show, where the idea for her new show Full Frontal came from and her new scripted show The Detour. They also talk about married couples sleeping in separate twin beds on old TV shows, how she met her husband and balancing her family and professional life!

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) talks to Chris and Matt about his son’s comedy duo, how he got his start acting and what he thought of Seinfeld when it first started. He also talks about being typecasted as George Costanza, doing live theater and what his favorite role he has done is!

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:56pm EST

It's an end of the year hostful! Chris, Matt and Jonah talk about everything that happened to them in 2015 and what they are looking forward to next year!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:27pm EST

Lt. Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) talks to Chris about his time as a lieutenant, the awful crimes he dealt with and dealing with PTSD. He also talks about what made him decide to retire, starting his show Homicide Hunter and how it has helped him!

Direct download: Nerdist_778_-_Joe_Kenda.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15pm EST

DJ Steve Aoki talks about what music means to him, how electronic music became so popular, and how he creates new songs. He also talks about touring all over the world, work he does with charity, and why everyone should just go out and make stuff!

Direct download: Nerdist_777_-_Steve_Aoki.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EST