The Nerdist

I am Chris Hardwick. I am on TV a lot and have a blog at nerdist.com. This podcast is basically just me talking about stuff and things with my two nerdy friends Jonah Ray and Matt Mira, and usually someone more famous than all of us. Occasionally we swear because that is fun. I hope you like it, but if you don't I'm sure you will not hesitate to unfurl your rage in the 'reviews' section because that's how the Internet works.

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      Taran Killam Returns


      Taran Killam (SNL) returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris come up with a reboot with Red Asphalt, they talk about their love of Disneyland and they compare which Hogwarts houses they are in. Taran also talks about his time on SNL, writing and directing his new movie Killing Gunther and moving back to LA from NY!


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      1h7m
       

      Russell Brand


      Russell Brand (comedian, actor) talks with Chris about being sober for so many years, getting married and how now having a family has changed his outlook on life. They also talk about political life in America and England right now, Russell talks about being self aware and his new book Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions!


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      50m
       

      Jason Blum


      Jason Blum (Blumhouse Productions) talks to Chris and Jonah about growing up in LA, how they were bullied as kids and reconnecting with their bullies as adults. Jason also talks about the politics of making horror films, how he got into it and his new movie Happy Death Day!


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      1h22m
       

      Whitney Cummings


      Whitney Cummings chats with Chris about how they both come up with jokes, how Whitney organized her home and how Marilyn Monroe compares to celebrities today. Whitney also asks Chris about married life and they talk about her new book I’m Fine…And Other Lies!


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      1h19m
       

      Ron Perlman #3


      Ron Perlman returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about nicknames, the movie he worked on with Brando and knowing people who are close to death. Ron then tells the story of being roasted by Don Rickles, why he speaks up for things he think is important and the new season of his Crackle series StartUp!


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      1h11m
       

      Deon Cole


      Deon Cole (Blackish, Conan, comedian) talks to Chris about how he got into stand up, how they come up with joke ideas and how comedy has changed over the years. They also talk about the current trend of outrage, come up with a great show idea and talk about all the stuff Deon has going on including Blackish, The Stand Ups, Face Value and more!


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      1h1m
       

      David X. Cohen


      David X. Cohen (Futurama, Simpsons) talks about the roller coaster of working on Futurama, all the changes it has gone through during the years and some of the amazing voice actors he has worked with. Chris also talks about studying animation in school, how Homer Simpson’s character changed from the early days and how they brought back Futurama for the Radiorama podcast episode to go along with the release of the mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow!


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      1h19m
       

      Paula Poundstone


      Paula Poundstone talks to Chris about decluttering your home, playing board games and their favorite comedic actors. She also talks about her early days in comedy, volunteering at a retirement home and her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness!

       


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      1h52m
       2017-09-21

      Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow Presents, RADIORAMA!


      Jam City, TinyCo and Nerdist present: RADIORAMA, a brand new double-length podcast episode of Futurama! Created by the show's original creator and writers, this 42-minute long episode is bringing you a long-awaited reunion of the Planet Express crew and a new Chris Hardwick voiced-character. Download the epic mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow TODAY and enjoy exclusive episode content in the game!


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      47m
       2017-09-14

      Max Brooks Returns


      Max Brooks returns to the Nerdist podcast! They talk about how Max’s dad likes to exchange dirty jokes with his Max's son, listening to manual audio books and Chris teaches him how to use Twitter. They also talk about Max’s newest book Minecraft The Island, how he got the idea for the book and playing Minecraft with his son!


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      1h32m
       2017-09-14