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

Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) talks to Chris and April Richardson about doing early morning radio, when he knew he wanted to be a musician and growing up in England. He also talks about meeting his father for the first time, bands he was in before Depeche Mode and Depeche Mode's upcoming tour!

 

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Thomas Middleditch, Martin Starr and Zach Woods join Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about the upcoming season of Silicon Valley and more!

Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

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Doree Shafrir (author, journalist, Matt’s wife) talks to Chris and Matt about how she and Matt met, how she never skipped school as a kid and getting her job at Buzzfeed. They also talk about the culture of click bait, life on the internet and her book Startup: A Novel. And Doree and Matt talk about their experience with IVF.

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Elijah Wood joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the unedited talk about his new movie I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore and more!

Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

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Steve Carlin (SoftBank Robotics) talks about the science of advertising and store lay outs, teaching robots emotions and Pepper The Robot. They then talk about the technical issues of building robots, the differences between AR and VR and how robots are evolving!

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Allison Williams (Girls) talks to Chris and Matt about hating green tea, why people have foot fetishes, and being bullied in middle school. She also talks about adding her own personality to her character of Marnie on Girls, her love of the news and her role in Get Out!

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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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