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

Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett chat with Chris about matte vs shiny iPhones, their new show Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and Sam talks about the difference between British and American auditions. Elijah talks about going to general meetings where everybody just asks him about Lord of the Rings, they talk about what it means to be truly happy and what music they are into!


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Rick Astley (musician) chats with Chris about returning to music after retiring for a few years, starting out in music at such a young age and he talks about driving across the US. Rick then talks about his quick rise to success, how Rickrolling became a thing and his new album 50!

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Norm Macdonald (SNLThe Norm Show, stand up) talks with Chris about their favorite late night shows, they tell horror stories of network testing and Norm talks about his Larry King impression. Norm then talks about offensive jokes, what it was like writing on SNL and his new book Based on a True Story. Norm also asks everyone some philosophical questions!

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Gale Anne Hurd (producer, The TerminatorThe Walking Dead) talks to Chris about getting her start as a producer in the 70s, working for Roger Corman and what exactly a producer does. They then talk about working on The Walking Dead, where the idea for The Terminator came from and her new show about dreams Falling Water on USA!


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Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City) chats with Chris about growing up without television, her time on Square Pegs and her character in L.A. Story. Sarah Jessica then talks about how she felt when she first got the part of Carrie on Sex and the City, how she dealt with her sudden celebrity of being Carrie Bradshaw and they come up with a crazy theory about the show! They also talk about Sarah Jessica’s new show Divorce on HBO!

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It's the second show from SDCC 2016! First, Joel Hodgson chats with Chris, Matt and Jonah about re-booting Mystery Science Theater, Jonah cries out of joy and Matt talks about his low sperm count. Then Bruce Campbell joins to talk about Ash vs. Evil Dead, Chris tells a story about dick cookies and they take quemments from the audience!

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Neil deGrasse Tyson (astrophysicist, StarTalk) returns to the Nerdist for a fourth time! He and Chris talk about Chris’ appearances on Star Talk, the relationship through art and science and Chris has the idea to bring wrestling to the planetarium. Neil also talks about his theory on Superman, they try to figure out what Mountain time zone is and talk about the upcoming season of StarTalk!

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:32pm EDT

John Stamos (Full House, Grandfathered) chats with Chris about their love of Disneyland, their mutual friend Bob Saget and his time on General Hospital. They also talk about Chris recently getting married, how John ages so well and his role on the new season of Scream Queens!

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Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead) chats with Chris about being on Fear the Walking Dead, the backstory to his character on the show and how he loves to engage with his fans. They also talk about the play Colman is directing at the Geffen called Barbecue, the importance of living in the moment and not staring at your phone and figuring out he wanted to be an actor!


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Max Brooks (author, World War Z) talks to Chris, Matt and Jonah about his book World War Z, growing up in L.A. in the 80s, and what his father Mel’s daily routine is. They then get into a deep conversation about world politics, how science fiction used to include more social issues, and how Americans have changed the way they cope with tragedy. He then talks about his life as Mel Brooks’ son and his new graphic novel Cinema Purgatorio!

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