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

The hilarious Joe Lo Truglio is on the podcast! He and Chris talk about Joe's days with The State, how everyone from The State is secretly stalking Chris and the difficulties of making sketch comedy. They also talk about awful auditions they have had and Joe's new series Beef with Michael Ian Black and Christopher Meloni!

 

Direct download: Nerdist_604_-_Joe_Lo_Truglio.mp3
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Actor Rachel Melvin hangs out with Chris to talk about watching movies through the other characters’ points of view, growing up athletic but choosing to work in the arts and how most guys secretly like Sex and the City. She also talks about getting her role in Dumb and Dumber To and how fun it was to film the movie!

Direct download: Nerdist_603_-_Rachel_Melvin.mp3
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The legendary John Cleese sits down with Chris, Jonah and Matt to talk about his new autobiography So, Anyway..., how he thinks his upbringing shaped him into the man he is today and what he has learned from his extensive and eclectic career!

Direct download: Nerdist_602_-_John_Cleese.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:39 AM

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!

Direct download: Nerdist_600_-_Joe_Rogan.mp3
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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!

Direct download: Nerdist_599_-_Rob_Riggle_2.mp3
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!

Direct download: Nerdist_597_-_Gilbert_Gottfried.mp3
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!

Direct download: Nerdist_596_-_Peter_Farrelly_Returns.mp3
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