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

Brandon Routh (Legends of TomorrowSuperman Returns) talks to Chris about clean coffee, Chris’ inability to have caffeine and how changing your diet can change your life. Brandon also talks about his childhood, auditioning for Superman and playing the role of Ray Palmer/The Atom!

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Dax Shepard returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about water beds, the time Dax beat up his older brother and collecting old toys from their childhoods. They then talk about earth being a simulation, what biographies Dax has read and his new movie CHiPS!

 

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Danny Boyle (director, Slumdog MillionaireTrainspotting) talks to Chris about avoiding spoilers in movies, the artistic aspect of all his films and making Trainspotting when he was younger. He then talks about T2 Trainspotting, evolving the film's characters and how he wants to make a musical one day!

 

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Ben Acker and Ben Blacker (writers, Thrilling Adventure Hour, The Writers Panel) talk about being a writing duo, how to be a successful writer in entertainment and Acker makes Chris do some math. They also talk about their favorite shows, getting angry at tv show endings and their new book Star Wars: Join the Resistance. And they take some “calls”!

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It’s an extra special hostful episode! Chris and Jonah recently joined Matt on his show Sidekick with Matt Mira on Alpha, and here it is as a podcast! Jonah talks to Matt about his punk band days past, Chris showcases some questionable Snapchat cat art and they compete to see how well they really know Matt!

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Catherine O’Hara (Home AloneSCTVBest in Show) talks to Chris about the early days of Second City, being a woman in improv and the time Lucille Ball saw her

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Jordan Peele (Key and PeeleKeanu) talks with Chris about their mutual love of old horror films, collecting pop culture memorabilia and where the idea for Get Out came from. He also talks about the racial perspective of the movie, how race has formed his creativity and how Key and Peele become such a popular show!

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Lena Dunham (GirlsTiny Furniture) talks with Chris about people raising squirrels, her grandmother dying when she was young and her obsession with Singled Out. They also talk about sobriety, their thoughts on religion and the final season of Girls!

 

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Pete Holmes (comedian, You Made It Weird podcast) chats with Chris and Matt about how Pete really wants to believe in ghosts, his new show Crashing on HBO and their love of Shark Tank. Pete also talks about his divorce, how it changed his comedy and how he has grown as a person and a comic!

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Alan Tudyk (FireflyRogue One) chats with Chris about a sitcom they did years ago, how his career has grown over the years and he brings Chris some Star Wars popcorn. They also talk about his show Con Man, coming up with the character of K-2SO in Rogue One and he talks about his new show Powerless!

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