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

Stephen Tobolowsky (Groundhog Day, Deadwood, The Tobolowsky Files, and so much more) talks about how being injured and sick taught him to be a more productive person, how enjoying your life will make you more successful, and about his podcast The Tobolowsky Files. He also talks about his strange psychic abilities, writing his book, and his role on Big Time in Hollywood, FL!

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Richard Lewis (comedian, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Leaving Las Vegas) talks with Chris about the changes in his comedy over the years, how he think his upbringing has inspired his jokes and coming up with jokes in his dreams. They also talk about the big comedy boom in the 80’s, how people watched Richard growing up and his new book Reflections From Hell!

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Dexter Holland (The Offspring) talks with Chris about how he went from scientist to rock star, where the line "Keep'em Separated" came from and having his pilot's license. He also talks about what inspired him to lead such an eclectic life, The Offspring's new single Coming For You and his hot sauce Gringo Bandito!

Direct download: Nerdist_679_-_Dexter_Holland.mp3
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Timothy Simons (Veep, The Interview) chats with Chris about getting the role of Jonah on Veep, being broke when he was younger and living in Chicago and the new season of Veep. They also get deep about their thoughts on “selling out” and how fame affects people!

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Friend and fellow Nerdist podcaster Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Indoor Kids) is back on the podcast! They all start off by making fun of each other, Chris learns a fact about potatoes and they try to figure out what Chris' shirt means. They also talk about the newest season of Silicon Valley and what’s coming up for it!

Direct download: Nerdist_677_-_Kumail_Nanjiani_Returns.mp3
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Ingrid Michaelson (musician) chats with Chris about their love of Thundercats, the best way to fake sick and they wonder what the average number of pubic hairs a person has. Ingrid also sings a few songs, including one about balls and she talks about her newest album Lights Out!

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Jon Cryer (Pretty in Pink, Two and a Half Men) chats with Chris about an interesting habit his daughter has picked up, he tells stories about his time on set in the 80’s and how he was considered part of “The Brat Pack”. He also talks about what happened with Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men, and his new book So That Happened: A Memoir!

Direct download: Nerdist_675_-_Jon_Cryer.mp3
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Greg Proops (Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Smartest Man in the World podcast, comedian) returns to the Nerdist to chat with Chris about people not understanding intelligent jokes, the different craft of writing jokes and how podcasting has allowed Greg to showcase his own comedy style. They also talk about their friendships with Joan Rivers and Greg’s new book The Smartest Book in the World!

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:51 AM

Matthew Weiner (Mad Men creator, The Sopranos writer) returns to the podcast to talk about the overwhelming response he has gotten from Mad Men fans, the amount of great shows on TV right now and how people can so differently interpret storylines. He also talks what he leaned from writing on The Sopranos that he brought to Mad Men and the last season of the show!

Direct download: Nerdist_673_-_Matthew_Weiner_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:51 PM

Kevin Pollak (Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, comedian) returns to the Nerdist to talk about his new documentary Misery Loves Comedy and if misery really is a crucial element to comedy. They also talk about what drives someone to be an artist, and why Matt is such a grumpy guy!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:07 PM