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

Diablo Cody (Juno, Young Adult, Ricki and the Flash) chats with Chris about quitting Instagram, how she got her pen name and what life as a mother of all boys is like. They also talk about growing up with Catholic guilt, accepting that she is successful and her new movie Ricki and the Flash!

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David Wain (Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, The State ) talks with Chris, Matt and Jonah about how The State was formed, the comedy industry in the 90’s and how making sketch comedy shows have changed today. They also talk about letting yourself sit and be bored sometimes, making Wet Hot American Summer with Netflix and Another Period and Children’s Hospital!

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Wil Wheaton returns to the podcast for a third time! He chats with Chris and Jonah about his fear of wearing a band's t-shirt to a show, Wil's problems with being recognized and receiving complements and the dangers of click-baiting. They also make confessions of popular movies and TV shows they have never seen!

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It's the second show from SDCC 2015 at the Balboa Theater! First the amazing Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) joins the guys to talk about playing Arya on Game of Thrones and what it's been like working on the show during her teenage years. Then Tom Hiddleston (Thor, The Avengers) and Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrith, Hellboy) joke around with the guys and talk about Crimson Peak before the guys take some quemments!


Lea Thompson (Back to the Future) chats with Chris and Matt about how her movie characters could be classified as edgy, getting asked for autographs in the bathroom and what it was like when they recast Marty McFly. She also talks about her time on Howard the Duck, her current show Switched at Birth and working on projects with her daughters!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:19 PM

Some mid-week hostful goodness! The guys recap their Comic-Cons, Matt talks about his trip to Finland and Chris went to Hearst Castle. Also, Jonah auditioned for a horror movie, they talk about going to Disneyland in the rain and more!

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Sir Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings, X-Men) chats with Chris about why people are so enamored with Sherlock Holmes, what Sherlock is like in his new movie Mr. Holmes and how being a celebrity can change a person. They also talk about his choice to be honest about his sexuality, being comfortable with himself and what advice he would give to other people!

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:42 PM

Paul Rudd (Clueless, Wet Hot American Summer, Ant-Man) talks with Chris about Paul becoming part of the Marvel world, the art of offensive jokes, and coming from a funny family. They also bond over having deceased fathers and talk about his role as Ant-Man!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:33 AM

Chad Coleman (The Wire, The Walking Dead) talks to Chris about how his own challenges while growing up have shaped him into an actor, making music videos for the military and of course The Walking Dead. They also talk about how Chris hasn't seen The Wire yet and Chad's upcoming projects The Expanse and Treadwater!

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:21 PM

Leo Laporte (TWiT) chats with Chris and Matt about all the technology they have, dealing with trolls online and how Obama might deal with trolls. They also talk about TWiT being in its 10th year and where they see the future of technology heading!

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00 AM