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

It’s the last hostful of 2014! Chris, Matt and Jonah talk about their goals for next year, exchange holiday gifts, and marvel at the fact that the podcast is reaching its five year anniversary!

Direct download: Nerdist_618_-_Ho-Ho-Hostful.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

Filmmaker Sam Raimi talks to Chris, Matt and Jonah about his love for gardening, Sam tells stories of the weird things that happened while filming The Evil Dead and the numerous TV shows he produces. He also talks about the new movie on VOD now, Murder of a Cat, produced by Sam and directed by his wife, Gillian Greene!

Direct download: Nerdist_617_-_Sam_Raimi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry chats with Chris about where they thought Aerosmith was going in the early days of the band, his views on Roswell and aliens and his holiday EP. He also talks about his book ROCKS: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith, in which he tells numerous stories about Aerosmith and more!

Direct download: Nerdist_616_-_Joe_Perry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EST

Actor Jack O’Connell talks with Chris about being from the most haunted town in England, what got him into acting and getting the lead role in Unbroken. They also talk about work days versus off days and the podcast experiences some (maybe) supernatural activity

Direct download: Nerdist_615_-_Jack_OConnell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EST

Sir Paul McCartney chats with Chris, Matt and Jonah about the first time he came to New York City, people today being too addicted to their phones and he tells stories about with The Beatles, Wings and more. He also talks about the song Hope For The Future, that he created for the video game Destiny!

Direct download: Nerdist_614_-_Paul_McCartney.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EST

Chris and Jonah talk with comedy legend Martin Short about his start in comedy, his time on both Saturday Night Live and SCTV, and what he thinks of the current state of comedy. They also talk about Martin's memoir I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, out now!

Direct download: Nerdist_613_-_Martin_Short.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

Henry Winkler talks to Chris and Jonah about his plan to be an actor when he moved to LA, how he got his first role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his time playing the Fonz on Happy Days. They also talk about Henry finding out he was dyslexic and the children's books he writes, Hank Zipzer, that are made for kids with dyslexia!

Direct download: Nerdist_612_-_Henry_Winkler.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44am EST

The amazing Lisa Kudrow talks to Chris, Jonah, and Matt about the long awaited return on The Comeback, her time at the Groundlings, and the difference of being a TV actor between when she was on Friends and today. They also think of ideas for a Romy and Michelle reunion!

Direct download: Nerdist_611_-_Lisa_Kudrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:55pm EST

The wonderful Benedict Cumberbatch is on the Nerdist! He sits down with Chris and Matt to talk about traveling back and forth across the Atlantic, the time he was taken captive in Africa and then they get silly and make fart noises. Benedict also talks about his role of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game and the genius and tragedy of his life.

Direct download: Nerdist_610_-_Benedict_Cumberbatch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50am EST

The amazing Wil Wheaton is back! He, Chris and Matt talk about their recent trip to Disneyland for Chris' birthday, Chris and Wil reminisce about living together in Westwood and get into some nerdy debates!

Direct download: Nerdist_609_-_Wil_Wheaton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm EST