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ID10T with Chris Hardwick

Chris Hardwick

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I am Chris Hardwick. This podcast used to be called Nerdist. Now it is not. It is still basically just me talking about stuff and things with my two nerdy friends Jonah Ray and Matt Mira when they’re available, and usually someone more famous and sma...Show More
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1:00:09 | Jul 11th, 2017

Get ready for the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! The Marvel Cinematic Universe's new Spidey, Tom Holland, was Chris Hardwick's guest on the latest installment of the Nerdist Podcast. And together, they're spinning a web about Spider-Man: Homecomin...Show More

1:37:15 | Mar 2nd

Chris Sullivan (This Is Us, The Knick, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) brings a pie to the podcast, he and Chris talk about how Beetlejuice is more sexual than everyone remembers and he discusses getting the part on This Is Us. Chris also talks about...Show More
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1:28:43 | Jun 6th, 2018

Howie Mandel (comedian, Deal or No Deal, America's Got Talent) talks to Chris about getting the role on St. Elsewhere, the theories that stemmed from the St. Elsewhere finale and how he got his start in stand up. Howie also talks about the bit with t...Show More

1:45:05 | Mar 8th

Kyle Newman (director, author) talks with Chris about a deleted Star Wars scene that was recently released, how they met and their mutual love for nerd culture. They also talk about how people can have such intense opinions on things they love, they ...Show More

1:14:17 | Feb 1st

Jim Gaffigan returns to the podcast for a fourth time! He and Chris talk about their favorite venues to do comedy in, how Jim unintentionally pissed off the craft beer enthusiasts and how angry people got at him for it. They also talk about Jim's wif...Show More

1:04:34 | Aug 11th, 2017

Bryan Cranston joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about his book A Life in Parts, Breaking Bad and more!

1:06:34 | Aug 2nd, 2017

Former Vice President Al Gore chats with Chris about An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, why he felt it was important to make a sequel to his first film and their mutual love of Tennessee. They also talk about how the world of politics has change...Show More

1:14:21 | Jul 28th, 2017

Damon Lindelof joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Lost, The Leftovers and more!

1:09:46 | Jul 26th, 2017

Aidy Bryant (SNL, The Big Sick) chats with Chris about moving from Chicago to NY, the debate on the best pizza and what her SNL audition was like. She also talks about what it was like to go from Second City to suddenly being on TV, dating someone wh...Show More

1:26:56 | Sep 13th

Andrea Savage is on the podcast again! She and Chris talk about all the nerdy stuff Chris likes and Andrea makes him explain some nerd stuff to him. Andrea also talks about starting her own podcast, Chris talks about staying at Hearst Castle and her ...Show More

1:29:18 | Sep 6th

Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911, Speechless) chats with Chris about the time the Reno 911 cast did @midnight, the differences between stand up, sketch and improv and the Black Dynamite TV show. Cedric also talks about his love of developing his characters...Show More

1:20:53 | Aug 30th

Dr. Drew returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about how Loveline was the like an original podcast, how medicines have changed over the years and why Drew thinks people aren’t as happy as they used to be. Drew also wants to encourage people to go...Show More

1:18:07 | Aug 25th

Brian Posehn returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about Chris's collector Star Wars glasses, their thoughts on the Star Wars prequels and how Brian introduces his kid to things he likes. They also talk about how fandom has changed over the years...Show More

1:12:47 | Aug 14th

Judy Greer (Arrested Development, Kidding, Halloween) chats with Chris about people who are too famous to shop at Target, their love of antiques and where people recognize her from. Judy also talks about how her mom almost became a nun, filming movie...Show More

1:13:51 | Aug 8th

Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Maleficent, Mum) chats with Chris about what it’s like doing theater in Los Angeles, how she likes to keep her private life private and the vast array of characters she has played. She also talks about what kinds of p...Show More

1:20:43 | Aug 2nd

Katee Sackhoff returns to the podcast! She and Chris talk about restoring a house she bought, the long process of getting permits and she tells a story of being on a plane with a crying child recently. They also talk about going to concerts of bands ...Show More

1:48:59 | Jul 27th

Yvette Nicole Brown returns to the podcast! Chris introduces her to Japanese Kit Kats, they talk about dealing with people on the internet and Yvette talks about her new dog, Harley. They also talk about the importance of self reflection and being yo...Show More

1:36:37 | Jul 20th

Tom Lennon returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about Chris’s cat being sick, an old friend stops by for a minute and they talk about Tom’s new children's book Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles. Tom then talks about the process of writing a ...Show More

1:23:41 | Jul 9th

Chris Jericho returns to the podcast! He and Chris catch up with each other, they talk about the amazing world of wrestling and how wrestling has created such a connection with it’s fans. They also talk about learning new talents, dealing with his ki...Show More

1:58:33 | Jul 3rd

Pete Holmes returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about how they both stopped drinking, they wonder what would’ve happened to Neanderthals if they had food delivery services and Pete talks about growing up religious. Pete then talks about losing ...Show More

1:34:16 | Jun 29th

Adam Savage is back on the podcast! He and Chris talk about how his kids are now grown up, when Adam first started going to ComicCon and Adam recalls a time he wore a kilt. They also talk about what they would bring if they went back in time, Adam re...Show More

1:26:44 | Jun 26th

Chris Kattan (SNL, A Night at the Roxbury) chats with Chris about watching SNL as a kid, which casts are their favorites and getting his start in comedy with The Groundlings. He also talks about coming up with his iconic characters like Mr. Peepers a...Show More

1:28:36 | Jun 17th

Wayne Brady (Whose Line Is It Anyway? Let's Make a Deal) chats with Chris about his love of nerd culture, how he got into acting and finding his own identity as an actor. Wayne also talks about getting on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, how they dealt with...Show More

1:44:53 | Jun 11th

Mark Manson (author) talks to Chris about how he promoting his upcoming book, the response he got to his book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck and how people can choose what and what not to care about. They also talk about how it’s human nature to...Show More

1:31:17 | Jun 1st

David Yarovesky (The Hive, Brightburn) returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about making films with a limited budget, what he learned from making music videos and where the idea for Brightburn came from. They also talk about the response to Brig...Show More

1:15:02 | May 29th

Alexandra Shipp (X-Men, Love Simon) talks about her acting style, how so much of acting is waiting around for your scene and the TV shows she watched growing up. She also talks about her first day on set for X-Men, being bullied as a kid and her new ...Show More

1:29:57 | May 25th

Colin Hanks returns to the podcast! He brings one of his Hanks Kerchiefs for Chris, they talk about the world of collecting and his endless love of music. They also talk about keeping their creativity up, the proper use of handkerchiefs and how hard ...Show More

1:19:24 | May 15th

Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds, new book Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself) talks with Chris about how they handle busy schedules, the time he did @midnight and his love of magic. He also talks about directing, ...Show More

1:41:32 | May 10th

Moby returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about how he almost bought a bear skeleton once, how they respond to failure and their experiences quitting drinking. Moby also talks about how it can be hard to make better choices for yourself, they ta...Show More

1:14:43 | May 5th

Linda Cardellini (Freaks and Geeks, ER, Dead to Me) chats with Chris about working on a sitcom in the 90's together, Linda talks about her time on Freaks and Geeks and they talk about the impressive list of shows she has been on. Linda also talks abo...Show More

1:11:57 | May 1st

Craig Ferguson returns to the podcast for a third time! They talk about what Scotland is like, where they like to do standup and how Craig likes living a quieter life now. Craig also talks about when he decided to leave late night, what he learned fr...Show More

1:14:15 | Apr 26th

Martin Kove (The Karate Kid, Rambo II) chats with Chris about how he needs a suit of armor in his house, what is was like working on The Karate Kid and what an impact it has made on other movies. They also talk about why his character of John Kreese ...Show More

1:16:01 | Apr 20th

Chrissy Metz (This Is Us, American Horror Story) talks with Chris about buying and designing her new house, she remembers the first table read for This Is Us and how no one knew it would turn into the phenomenon it is today. Chrissy also talks about ...Show More

1:21:53 | Apr 18th

Jaime King returns to the podcast! She and Chris talk about how they met, becoming a model at a young age and her childhood leading up to her career. Jaime also talks about how she took control over her mental happiness, how meditation has changed bo...Show More

1:46:18 | Apr 10th

David Harbour (actor, Stranger Things) chats with Chris about his love for Shipmates, what other 90's dating shows they liked and what video games he is playing. They also talk about their thoughts on the internet, David talks about a book he is curr...Show More

1:32:27 | Apr 5th

Nikki Glaser (comedian, You Up on SiriusXM) chats with Chris about their love of meditation, her time on Dancing with the Stars and the real reason she moved to New York. She also talks about getting her show You Up with Nikki Glaser on SiriusXM, mee...Show More

1:36:26 | Mar 28th

Penn Jillette returns to the podcast! He and Chris get deep and talk about how people think, Penn talks about his love of the Beatles and Penn shares a few funny stories. Penn also talks about being vegan, they talk about the uniqueness of Las Vegas ...Show More

1:40:14 | Mar 21st

Joey King (The Kissing Booth, The Conjuring) talks to Chris about how she and Lydia became friends, her mom’s unique parenting techniques and her love of the game Monopoly. They also talk about what accounts they follow on Instagram, TV shows they li...Show More

1:30:36 | Mar 12th

Deborah Ann Woll (True Blood, Daredevil, The Punisher) talks to Chris about her love of nerdy games, they talk about what Deborah was like when she was growing up and how it has influenced the person she is today. She also talks about playing D&D for...Show More

1:20:01 | Feb 16th

Darren Lynn Bousman (director, Saw II, Repo! The Genetic Opera) chats with Chris about cool horror movie props, introducing his son to video games and he tells a story about getting arrested once. Darren also talks about interactive experiences he cr...Show More

1:23:28 | Feb 13th

Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day, La La Land) chats with Chris about growing up in Colorado, her high school experience and how her boyfriend makes handmade bows and arrows. They also talk about getting into pop culture recently, making the first Happy...Show More

1:23:02 | Feb 10th

Chris sits down with Tim Robbins, Bob Turton and Will Thomas McFadden to talk all about The Actors' Gang! They talk about acting, writing and directing, how they collaborate with each other on everything and the time Bob wore a dick suit on @midnight...Show More

1:25:27 | Feb 7th

Danica McKellar returns to the podcast! Danica talks about her newest math book Do Not Open This Math Book, homeschooling her son and how she works with him to make sure he is being creative and imaginative. They also talk about learning different la...Show More

1:44:17 | Jan 24th

Lin Shaye (Insidious, Kingpin, There's Something About Mary) bonds with Chris over their love of house restoration and decoration, Lins talks about how she sort of fell into acting and the first few acting gigs she got. Lin then tells the story about...Show More

1:36:11 | Jan 17th

Seth Green returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about their toy and nerd culture collectibles, how they were lucky to marry people who understand how nerdy they are and his time as the Cha Ching guy. They also talk about how nerd culture has cha...Show More

1:23:19 | Jan 9th

Andrea Savage returns to the podcast for a third time! Andrea talks about how she hates baby and wedding showers, how they both can’t seem to remember anything anymore and we learn that Chris doesn’t know what vineyards are called. Andrea also tells ...Show More

1:30:50 | Jan 3rd

Ron Funches (comedian, Gettin' Better with Ron Funches podcast) is on the show! Ron and Chris talk about what video games they are currently playing, the way Ron crafted his unique comedy style and how Ron makes people happy by just existing. They al...Show More

1:53:17 | Dec 29th, 2018

Prolific author Ryan Holiday discusses Stocism, healthy social media consumption, and how to be productive in an age of distraction. Check out any or all of his books including "Ego Is The Enemy", "Trust Me, I'm Lying", and "The Obstacle Is The Way"....Show More

1:21:16 | Dec 21st, 2018

Chris chats with Transcendental Meditation teacher and head of The David Lynch Foundation Bob Roth to discuss the foundational aspects of TM, why it's important to calm the chatter in your mind, and how his non-profit work at the Foundation is paving...Show More

1:34:35 | Dec 15th, 2018

Chris sits down with Jonathan and Drew Scott about renovating the Brady Bunch house, their love of magic and how they got into renovating houses. They also talk about working with so many different people on their shows, what else they are working on...Show More

1:13:35 | Dec 12th, 2018

Elizabeth Reaser (Twilight, The Haunting of Hill House) chats with Chris about doing long takes while filming, her time working on Twilight and what it was like attending Juilliard. They also talk about their mutual appreciation for meditation, the t...Show More

1:08:52 | Dec 9th, 2018

Ron Perlman returns to the podcast for a fourth time! He and Chris talk about living in a 24 hour news cycle, they come up with ideas for a podcast for Ron and how much Ron loves napping in his trailers. They also talk about Ron’s love of music, meet...Show More

1:03:33 | Dec 5th, 2018

Chris sits down with musician Lily Allen to talk about things people put in their riders, life on a tour bus and where she likes to travel to. They also talk about their early experiences on social media, Lily talks about a scary experience and writi...Show More

1:15:32 | Dec 1st, 2018

Jaimie Alexander returns to the podcast! She and Chris talk about getting hurt while filming, working to control anxiety and getting stuck in bathrooms. They also talk about her character on Blindspot, what tattoo Chris should get and what Jaimie wan...Show More

1:09:46 | Nov 27th, 2018

Bridget Everett (comedian, Lady Dynamite, Inside Amy Schumer) chats with Chris about her Instagram famous dog, her dream to write a movie starring her dog and her hilariously unique style of comedy. They also talk about cabaret, the time she was a wa...Show More

1:06:07 | Nov 25th, 2018

Chris Coy (The Walking Dead, The Deuce) talks with Chris about the recent fires in southern California, how nice people always play the best villains and his role in the movie The Front Runner. Chris Coy also talks about what video games he is playin...Show More

1:11:21 | Nov 21st, 2018

Wyatt Russell (Black Mirror, Everybody Wants Some!) chats with Chris about his time playing professional hockey, injuries sustained while playing hockey and what it was like when he decided to be an actor. Wyatt also tells some stories about a crazy ...Show More

58:14 | Nov 19th, 2018

Henry Winkler returns to the podcast to chat with Chris about his character on Barry, winning the Emmy and doing the movie Night Shift with Ron Howard and Michael Keaton. They then talk about how Henry is always called the nicest guy in Hollywood, He...Show More

1:11:46 | Nov 16th, 2018

Jamie Lee Curtis chats with Chris about running into each other the day before Chris’s wedding, doing ads for yogurt and they both talk about being sober. Jamie talks about how she met her husband, her career path that led to the actor she is today a...Show More

1:07:43 | Jun 14th, 2018

Ralph Macchio and Billy Zabka (The Karate Kid, Cobra Kai) talk to Chris about how much of an impact Karate Kid had on Chris and others when they first saw it, how their characters have changed now on Cobra Kai and how Billy gets cast as a bad guy a l...Show More

1:04:37 | Jun 8th, 2018

Claire Danes (My So Called Life, Homeland) chats with Chris about their mutual love of antiques, how she bought a loft when she was in college and how she got into acting as a kid. She also talks about having a kid and being pregnant, filming the lat...Show More

1:46:46 | May 29th, 2018

Alie Ward (Ologies podcast, Innovation Nation) chats with Chris about their love of taxidermy, how they are both fascinated with bugs and they talk about being workaholics. Chris also talks about his house maybe being haunted, how they both deal with...Show More

1:07:50 | May 24th, 2018

Gillian Jacobs returns to the podcast! She and Chris about their love of old houses, the roller coaster ride of Community and all the documentaries she wants to make. Gillian also talks about her passion about women in technology, going to Juilliard ...Show More

1:05:05 | May 22nd, 2018

Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, Hunger Games) chats with Chris about castles and old buildings, the history of Los Angeles and how she gets into character for her roles. Natalie also talks about filming Game Thrones, her new movie In Darkness and th...Show More

1:16:06 | May 18th, 2018

Maz Jobrani (comedian, actor, author) chats with Chris about putting yourself in other people's shoes, dealing with customer service and how life has changed for them as they get older. Maz also talks about growing up Iranian in America, dealing with...Show More

1:12:33 | May 10th, 2018

Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) chats with Chris and Jonah about their experiences in improv, what it is like being a woman in comedy and dealing with anxiety while growing up. Rachel also talks about ending Crazy Ex-Girlfriend with season 4 and m...Show More

1:10:06 | May 8th, 2018

Grant Gustin (The Flash) chats with Chris about his busy schedule with the show, creating worlds in movies and TV shows and how Dick Van Dyke inspired him to be an actor. Grant also talks about how he would love to be in a musical film, his love of p...Show More

1:11:26 | May 5th, 2018

David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones) talks with Chris and Jonah about the perils of social media, how playing Doctor Who has shaped his career and how fans react to new Doctors. David also talks about changing his name when he became an actor, b...Show More

1:19:12 | May 4th, 2018

Astronaut Leland Melvin talks with Chris about when he knew he wanted to work in science, how he almost played in the NFL and moving back home before his father died. Leland also talks about he became as astronaut at NASA, overcoming adversity in his...Show More

1:44:59 | May 2nd, 2018

Malcolm Barrett (Preacher, Timeless, Better of Ted) chats with Chris about their theories on Beetlejuice, their love of comics and standing up to bullies when they were kids. They also talk about their favorite movies, nerd culture and playing a time...Show More

1:53:47 | Apr 27th, 2018

Louie Anderson returns to the podcast and is joined by both Chris and his mom Sharon! They talk about Louie's relationship with his late mother, Sharon talks about the struggles of being a mom and Louie discusses incorporating his real mom into the c...Show More

1:09:28 | Apr 25th, 2018

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher talk to Chris about what freeganism is, being new parents and how having a kid has changed them. They also talk about how technology is changing people, how they affect each other’s stand up and their new Netflix spec...Show More

50:00 | Apr 20th, 2018

Antonio Banderas chats with Chris about their love of old houses, growing up in Spain and learning about Picasso for Genius: Picasso on National Geographic. They also talks about what being a genius means, Picasso’s dramatic life and learning differe...Show More

1:13:47 | Apr 18th, 2018

Trevor Moore (The Whitest Kids U' Know) talks to Chris about the famous foot sign in Silverlake, his upcoming 24 hour Trevathon to promote his new special and all the ideas for he has for the Trevathon. Trevor also talks about how his parents were in...Show More

1:11:47 | Apr 17th, 2018

Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme (Super Troopers, Beerfest) are back on the podcast! They talk about crowdfunding Super Troopers 2, what it was like filming the movie and how much money it actually takes to make a movie. They also talk about what fans...Show More

1:35:12 | Apr 13th, 2018

Joe Manganiello returns to the podcast for a third time! He and Chris talk about Joe's love of D&D, collecting old toys and how much they love Magnum, P.I. They also talk about more of their favoite shows from the 70's, how jocks are nerds too and hi...Show More

1:35:01 | Apr 11th, 2018

Laraine Newman (SNL, Coneheads) talks to Chris and Jonah about starting out in the Groundlings, the early days of SNL and what her favorite sketches were. Laraine also talks about dealing with the fame of SNL, she talks about her former addiction and...Show More

1:36:01 | Apr 6th, 2018

Alan Alda (M.A.S.H., Scientific American Frontiers, The West Wing) talks to Chris about recording the audio book of his book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?, teaching scientists and doctors communication skills and how he purs...Show More

1:04:16 | Apr 4th, 2018

John Cena (wrestler, actor) chats with Chris and Jonah about the world of wrestling, how John got into wrestling and his love of comedy and stand up. John also talks about how he interacts with the audience, how he tries to be a good role model for a...Show More

1:21:53 | Mar 30th, 2018

Ed Helms returns to the podcast for the fourth time! He and Chris talk about their favorite bluegrass bands, how much Ed still plays bluegrass and they talk about learning languages. They also talk about improvising, how important it is to be self-aw...Show More

1:13:40 | Mar 28th, 2018

Paul Reiser (Mad About You, My Two Dads, stand up) talks with Chris about how he got his start in comedy, the big comedy boom of the 80s and getting started as a sitcom actor. He talks about his time on Mad About You, coming up with new jokes and his...Show More

1:19:12 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Judd Apatow returns to the podcast! He chats with Chris and Jonah about his friendship with the late Garry Shandling, going through Garry's career and notes to make The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling and what his own writing process is like. Judd als...Show More

1:05:52 | Mar 21st, 2018

John Boyega (Star Wars, Attack the Block) chats with Chris about all Chris' Star Wars memorabilia, how he got into acting and going to theater school as a kid. John also talks about how he approaches different roles, dealing with negativity from fans...Show More

1:03:44 | Mar 16th, 2018

Eric Bana (Munich, Troy, Chopper) talks with Chris about how he started his career in comedy, how he broke into the drama and action movie world and how actors can get stereotyped into one role. They also talks about what makes for a good comedy room...Show More

1:29:29 | Mar 14th, 2018

Lauren Mayberry and Martin Doherty of Chvrches and Matt Berninger of The National chat with Chris and Jonah about being on tour, different music they personally enjoy and how bands evolve over the years. They also talk about Chvrches new album, colla...Show More

1:16:29 | Mar 8th, 2018

Peter Serafinowicz (Shaun of the Dead, Look Around You) talks to Chris about doing the voice of Darth Maul, they do their best Batman impressions and they talk about what movies and shows have made them laugh the hardest. They also talk about early B...Show More

1:18:05 | Mar 7th, 2018

Robert Kirkman returns to the podcast for a fourth time! He chats with Chris and Jonah about their favorite fast food, they ask Jonah about Hawaii and they talk about how they handle their busy schedules. Robert also talks about his new book series O...Show More

1:18:58 | Mar 2nd, 2018

David Oyelowo (Selma, Nightingale) talks to Chris about what they thought of Black Panther, how he felt getting the role of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma and what he sees as the differences of Britain and America. David also talks about the recent...Show More

1:08:19 | Feb 28th, 2018

Duncan Jones returns to the podcast! He talks to Chris and Jonah about how long it can take to make a movie, being a new father and Duncan talks about his love of making futuristic movies. He also talks about his experience making Warcraft, they talk...Show More

1:16:51 | Feb 27th, 2018

Eli Roth (director, actor, writer, Hostel, Cabin Fever) is back on the podcast! He talks to Chris and Jonah about his new movie Death Wish, watching old scary movies and what horror movies Chris dislikes the most. They also talk about how important i...Show More

59:50 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Jesse Plemons (Friday Night Lights, Breaking Bad, Fargo) chats with Chris about growing up in a small town, how he decided to be an actor and auditioning for commercials back in the day. He also talks about realizing what his character in Breaking Ba...Show More

57:29 | Feb 20th, 2018

Natalie Portman (Black Swan, V for Vendetta) talks to Chris about her numerous roles over the years, playing characters with mental health problems and she talks about how being a mom has changed her perspective on life. She also talks about being ve...Show More

1:32:25 | Feb 15th, 2018

John August (writer, screenwriter) talks to Chris about his movie Go, how they met back in the day and how he develops characters. He also talks about the process of writing a movie and getting it made, he gives advice to aspiring writers and talks a...Show More

1:13:57 | Feb 14th, 2018

Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead, Black Panther) chats with Chris about getting the role of Michonne on The Walking Dead, being a playwright and how she got into writing. She also talks about how she has shaped the character of Michonne, taking a clown...Show More

1:20:22 | Feb 6th, 2018

Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption, The Player) chats with Chris and Jonah about his first roles as an actor, how he started The Actors’ Gang and how he works as both an actor and a director. Tim also talks about balancing acting and his personal ...Show More

1:15:14 | Feb 2nd, 2018

Times they are a-changing! But also a-staying the same. A-listen, won't you??

1:01:32 | Jan 26th, 2018

Cress Williams (Black Lightning, Grey's Anatomy, Friday Night Lights) talks to Chris and Jonah about growing up in Orange County, deciding to get in better physical shape and how he got the role of Black Lightning. They also talk about the world of t...Show More

1:13:18 | Jan 19th, 2018

Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel and Oates, Another Period) talks with Chris about when she and Kate were on the podcast, how Garfunkel and Oates found fame with YouTube and how she and Kate have changed since the beginning of their duo. She also talks about...Show More

1:17:52 | Jan 11th, 2018

Paul Thomas Anderson (director, There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights) chats with Chris and Jonah about working with Daniel Day Lewis, getting involved with the Largo theater and how starting a family changed him. He also talks about his writing process...Show More

1:36:41 | Jan 5th, 2018

Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville, Guardians of the Galaxy II) chats with Chris about how he got into acting, where he and Chris met and recently starting a podcast. They also talk about being comfortable with who you are, Michael tells a story about aud...Show More

1:41:03 | Dec 29th, 2017

It’s the end of the year hostful! Chris, Matt and Jonah talk about Matt's insanely busy schedule, Jonah talks about the MST3K tour he did this past year and Jonah talks about his dad’s passing. They also talk about how the rest of their years were an...Show More

1:39:11 | Dec 14th, 2017

Bill Skarsgård (IT, Atomic Blond) talks about Sweden in the winter, being part of a family of actors and getting the role of Pennywise in IT. They also talk about how Swedish culture differs from America, how he feels about getting older and his new ...Show More

1:23:45 | Dec 5th, 2017

Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about how would break the news to someone that a family member had passed away, statistics of murders and Joe talks about his interrogation techniques. He also talks about ...Show More

52:12 | Nov 28th, 2017

Seth Rogen returns to the Nerdist Podcast! He chats with Chris and Jonah about working into old age, the upcoming season 3 of Preacher and what projects Seth wants to do that he hasn’t done yet. Seth also talks about making The Disaster Artist, why p...Show More

1:34:07 | Nov 24th, 2017

Dana Gould and Janet Varney chat with Chris about how dolphins and whales would talk to each other, getting trick or treaters on Halloween and how Janet is a good singer but never sings. They also talk about their early days of comedy, meeting their ...Show More

1:12:10 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Brian Regan returns to the Nerdist podcast! He and Chris talk about doing a first stand up show after a break, telling strangers you are a comedian and doing the same jokes too many times. They also talk about what it was like growing up for them, do...Show More

1:21:57 | Nov 18th, 2017

Hari Kondabolu (comedian, The Problem with Apu) chats with Chris and Jonah about the importance of diversity in entertainment, how stereotypical characters impact viewers lives and what it was like for him to critique something that he loves. Hari al...Show More

1:18:27 | Nov 15th, 2017

Keith Morrison (Dateline) talks to Chris about how he became a journalist, how they research and report stories and how it really is true that Canadians are all nice. Keith then tells stories about some of the craziest investigations he has done, sto...Show More

1:05:38 | Nov 10th, 2017

Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Wolf of Wall Street) and Chris talk about why Jon chose to take the part on The Walking Dead, how Rick’s character has changed from season 1 and how he relates sports to acting. Jon also talks about studying acting in ...Show More

1:05:20 | Nov 3rd, 2017

Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, Blackish) talks to Chris about doing comedic and dramatic acting, his time on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and his love of sci-fi movies. They also talk about the state of America today, the importance of education and his new ...Show More

1:14:59 | Oct 31st, 2017

Bruce Campbell returns to the Nerdist podcast! He, Chris and Jonah talk about the recent fires, joke about their friend Jenkins and Bruce’s dream to own land in every state. Bruce also shares his theory on the JFK assassination, they talk about drivi...Show More

1:11:12 | Oct 27th, 2017

Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine, As Good As It Gets) talks to Chris about his days on Talk Soup, how Greg went from cable to movies and spending his high school years abroad on a military base. They also talk about the time Greg was on The Larry S...Show More

1:19:42 | Oct 25th, 2017

Matt and Ross Duffer (Stranger Things) talk to Chris about how marketing for season 1 has changed for season 2, not knowing if Stranger Things would be a hit and the making of Wayward Pines. They also talk about CG versus models, coming up with the i...Show More

1:07:37 | Oct 19th, 2017

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 d...Show More

50:03 | Oct 17th, 2017

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 abo...Show More

1:22:42 | Oct 11th, 2017

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 ne...Show More

1:19:42 | Oct 6th, 2017

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 Ot...Show More

1:11:05 | Oct 4th, 2017

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 thin...Show More

1:01:01 | Sep 29th, 2017

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 tal...Show More

1:19:28 | Sep 27th, 2017

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 scho...Show More

1:52:06 | Sep 21st, 2017

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 S...Show More

47:18 | Sep 14th, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:32:54 | Sep 14th, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:03:48 | Sep 8th, 2017

Tatiana Maslany joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Orphan Black, her new movie Stronger and more!

1:07:22 | Sep 5th, 2017

It's a nerdist hostful live from ID10T festival! Chris, Matt and Jonah are back to talk about what everyone has been up to, Matt talks about drinking too much caffeine and Jonah talks about MST3K. Chris also talks about planning the festival, Matt do...Show More

1:10:59 | Sep 2nd, 2017

Dominic Monaghan joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about LOST, Lord of the Rings more!

1:17:18 | Aug 30th, 2017

Andrea Savage returns to the Nerdist podcast! She and Chris talk about kids asking where babies come from, destination weddings and her daughter starting third grade. They also talk about her show I'm Sorry on TruTV, Andrea's fantasy to have a bunch ...Show More

1:10:47 | Aug 27th, 2017

Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about space, planet, his book Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and more!

1:38:21 | Aug 25th, 2017

Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead, Southland) talks to Chris about being married for over 30 years, raising kids and how he got into acting. He also talks about working on 90210, his time on Southland and what it was like when he first got the part o...Show More

1:07:19 | Aug 19th, 2017

Jaime Alexander joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Kyle XY, Blindspot and more!

1:03:21 | Aug 18th, 2017

Nick Swardson (comedian, Grandma's Boy, Reno 911) talks to Chris about how he got into comedy when he was young, where Gay Robot came from and how he got involved with Adam Sandler. They also talk about how comedy has changed over the years, Nick tel...Show More

1:00:26 | Aug 9th, 2017

Robert Pattinson (Twilight, Harry Potter) and Chris talk about doing press tours around the world, talking about the process of acting and the insecurities of being an actor. Robert then talks about being a big fan of watching movies, how he will get...Show More

1:05:15 | Aug 5th, 2017

Jane Lynch joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Hollywood Game Night, her early days of comedy and more!

1:04:36 | Aug 4th, 2017

James Van Der Beek (Dawson's Creek, Varsity Blues) talks to Chris about people asking questions about Dawson’s Creek a lot, what it’s like having four kids and how his life changed once he became a dad. The also talk about his Viceland show What Woul...Show More

1:16:06 | Jul 24th, 2017

Connie Britton joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Friday Night Lights, her new movie Beatriz at Dinner and more!

1:21:05 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Jim Jefferies returns to the Nerdist for a third time! He and Chris talk about his new show The Jim Jefferies Show, comparing the 90’s to other decades and how he got Brad Pitt to be a weatherman on his tv show. He also talks about his parents gettin...Show More

1:14:22 | Jul 7th, 2017

Andy Samberg returns to the Nerdist Podcast for the third time! He and Chris talk about all the toys Chris has in the studio, movies they have seen recently and how Andy really wants to be in a disaster movie. They also talk about how badly they want...Show More

1:00:03 | Jun 30th, 2017

Trey Parker (South Park) talks to Chris about working on Despicable Me 3 and what it was like to work on a movie just as an actor. Trey also talks about being a D&D fan, what inspired both their video games and what they are thinking for the next sea...Show More

1:04:09 | Jun 29th, 2017

Will Ferrell returns to the Nerdist podcast! Will and Chris talk about bad imitations of actors, his work with Funny or Die and being a parent. Will also talks about performing on stage rather than movies and he talks about his new movie The House!

1:06:19 | Jun 26th, 2017

Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) talks to Chris about packing too much for trips, eating weed brownies before a flight and how charming yet gross pubs can be. They then talk about how the pacing of films has changed over the years, getting ...Show More

59:26 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Sofia Coppola (director, Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides) chats with Chris about all the different aspects of filmmaking, adapting from book to movie and being a mother to two girls. They also talk about how the Coppolas all have a strong ar...Show More

1:40:17 | Jun 16th, 2017

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon are on the Nerdist podcast! They talk about their movie The Big Sick, talking private details of their lives with strangers and how the movie has shed light on Still's Disease. They talk about writing the movie and...Show More

1:33:35 | Jun 8th, 2017

T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley, Deadpool, Cashing in with T.J. Miller podcast) chats with Chris about how he deals with anxiety, the ways they both cope with being so busy and why he is choosing to spend more time on stand-up and with his wife. T.J. als...Show More

1:09:18 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, and Taryn Manning of Orange is the New Black joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about their newest season!

1:23:14 | May 31st, 2017

Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips) talks to Chris about collecting toys, how The Flaming Lips created their unique sound and persona and they talk about trying new foods and drinks. Wayne also talks about working at Long John Silvers, the importance tryi...Show More

1:30:55 | May 25th, 2017

Bill Burr returns to the Nerdist for a third time! He and Chris talk about how his baby daughter is super chill, the stresses of going out in public and encountering trolls on the internet. They also talk about people’s obsession with Scarface, their...Show More

58:48 | May 19th, 2017

Jordan Peele joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about Get Out and more! Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

1:01:38 | May 18th, 2017

Michael Fassbender (X-Men, Inglorious Basterds) and Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down, Pineapple Express) talk with Chris about doing jokes on set, adding improv into scenes and how they got into acting. Michael also talks about racing cars, Danny ta...Show More

1:11:57 | May 12th, 2017

Charlie Hunnam joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and more! Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

1:11:09 | May 10th, 2017

Guy Ritchie (director, Snatch, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) chats with Chris about people's decision to be sober, the importance of being true to yourself and not holding yourself back. They also talk about King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and...Show More

1:12:28 | May 5th, 2017

James Corden joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about The Late Late Show and more! Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

1:07:57 | Apr 30th, 2017

Michelle Monaghan joins Chris on AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick for the extended talk about the new season of The Path and more! Make sure to watch Talking with Chris Hardwick Sunday nights at 11pm on AMC or on amc.com/talking!

1:11:15 | Apr 26th, 2017

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 Depech...Show More

1:17:09 | Apr 21st, 2017

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...Show More

1:44:40 | Apr 18th, 2017

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 bo...Show More

1:04:47 | Apr 14th, 2017

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/talk...Show More

1:28:32 | Apr 11th, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:28:13 | Apr 5th, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:32:17 | Mar 29th, 2017

Brandon Routh (Legends of Tomorrow, Superman 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 t...Show More

1:33:37 | Mar 22nd, 2017

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...Show More

1:20:03 | Mar 15th, 2017

Danny Boyle (director, Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) 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 ...Show More

1:36:32 | Mar 7th, 2017

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 ang...Show More

1:17:27 | Mar 3rd, 2017

It’s an extra special hostful episode! Chris and Jonah recently joined Matt on his show Sidekick with Matt Mira on Alpha, and here it is as a podcast! Jonah talks to Matt about his punk band days past, Chris showcases some questionable Snapchat cat a...Show More

1:28:16 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Catherine O’Hara (Home Alone, SCTV, Best in Show) talks to Chris about the early days of Second City, being a woman in improv and the time Lucille Ball saw her

1:11:15 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Jordan Peele (Key and Peele, Keanu) talks with Chris about their mutual love of old horror films, collecting pop culture memorabilia and where the idea for Get Out came from. He also talks about the racial perspective of the movie, how race has forme...Show More

1:23:57 | Feb 19th, 2017

Lena Dunham (Girls, Tiny Furniture) talks with Chris about people raising squirrels, her grandmother dying when she was young and her obsession with Singled Out. They also talk about sobriety, their thoughts on religion and the final season of Girls!

1:59:55 | Feb 17th, 2017

Pete Holmes (comedian, You Made It Weird podcast) chats with Chris and Matt about how Pete really wants to believe in ghosts, his new show Crashing on HBO and their love of Shark Tank. Pete also talks about his divorce, how it changed his comedy and ...Show More

1:23:34 | Feb 11th, 2017

Alan Tudyk (Firefly, Rogue One) chats with Chris about a sitcom they did years ago, how his career has grown over the years and he brings Chris some Star Wars popcorn. They also talk about his show Con Man, coming up with the character of K-2SO in Ro...Show More

1:12:07 | Feb 7th, 2017

Keanu Reeves returns to the Nerdist! He and Chris talk about what press days are like, how he got into riding motorcycles and they talk about John Wick: Chapter 2. They also talk about the character of John Wick, Keanu talks about his extensive fight...Show More

1:39:44 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Chilly Gonzales (musician) chats with Chris about how music is abstract, how he chooses what to play and they get deep into music theory. He also talks about the history of the piano, his dream to change classical music and he plays some songs!

1:25:00 | Jan 26th, 2017

It's the Nerdist Podcast live from SF Sketchfest at the Curran Theatre! Nathan Fillion joins Chris, Matt and Jonah to talk about  people recognizing him from Firefly, Matt talks about what he wants to name his kid and they talk about the newest Fast ...Show More

1:34:11 | Jan 17th, 2017

Louie Anderson (stand-up, Life with Louie) talks with Chris about starting out his career in comedy, the comedy scene in Minnesota and they debate the best place in the line up to perform at a stand up show. He also talks about working with so many l...Show More

1:47:07 | Jan 11th, 2017

Mark Hamill (Star Wars) returns to the Nerdist Podcast! He and Chris talk about becoming a collector, where he would go to find toys, comic books and more and and what they each like to collect. They also talk about how Luke Skywalker was relatable, ...Show More

1:09:03 | Jan 4th, 2017

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett from Metallica return to the Nerdist! They talk with Chris about ways to keep pizza warm while playing shows, how their kids feel about them being rock stars and playing shows as they get older. They also talk about th...Show More

1:22:48 | Dec 27th, 2016

It’s some hostful goodness to celebrate the end of the year! Chris, Matt and Jonah choose their favorite Simpsons season, Jonah talks about movies he saw recently and Matt STILL loves The Dave Matthews Band. Matt talks about he and Doree’s experience...Show More

1:24:47 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Neil Finn (musician, Crowded House) chats with Chris about starting his career in the late 1970's, how his music has evolved over the years and how his band Crowded House was formed. They also talk about his solo work, how he approaches writing music...Show More

1:09:44 | Dec 15th, 2016

Ian McShane (Deadwood, Lovejoy) chats with Chris about his character Al Swearengen on Deadwood, how he got into acting on TV and how he picks new projects. Ian also talks about his dad who was a professional football player, they talk about being sob...Show More

1:01:49 | Dec 13th, 2016

She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward) talk to Chris about their favorite Christmas tree types, what they like about the holidays and how weird raising kids can be. They then talk about what TV shows they like right now, they come up with some new s...Show More

1:22:13 | Dec 6th, 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal (Donnie Darko, Nightcrawler, Zodiac) chats with Chris about his desires to direct, being mindful in life and his new film Nocturnal Animals. He also talks about what he likes about working on set, the feedback from Brokeback Mountain ...Show More

1:10:21 | Nov 29th, 2016

Tracey Ullman (The Tracey Ullman Show, Tracey Takes On...) talks with Chris about coming up in the British comedy scene, how comedy has changed over the years and moving to Hollywood. She also talks about coming up with her characters, they tell stor...Show More

1:08:07 | Nov 24th, 2016

Jeremy Irons (Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Lion King) chats with Chris about why he wanted to be an actor, how he chooses the roles he does and the importance of learning about different cultures. Jeremy also reveals how he always dreamed of being ...Show More

1:40:38 | Nov 15th, 2016

It's a Nerdist/Anna Faris is Unqualified crossover! Anna Faris and Sim Sarna join Chris to talk about why they both started podcasts, her role on Mom and they have a in-depth conversion about pubic hair. They also talk about high school reunions, Ann...Show More

1:42:42 | Nov 9th, 2016

Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Up In The Air) returns to the podcast to talk about killing house plants, what inspired her to write a book Scrappy Little Nobody, and how honesty translates to actors and writers. They then get in a deep conversation ab...Show More

1:31:49 | Nov 4th, 2016

Rob Zombie (musician, filmmaker) talks to Chris about preferring tv to movies, how fast technology is growing and how working towards something makes you enjoy it more. They also talk about the effects of social media on society, Rob talks about goin...Show More

1:10:20 | Oct 31st, 2016

Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark) chats with Chris about weird dreams, the time she went on a date with Elvis and she tells stories about her early days on the road. She also talks about an accident she endured as a kid, where the ide...Show More

1:15:05 | Oct 25th, 2016

Dakota Fanning (I Am Sam, War of the Worlds, Coraline) talks to Chris about what it was like starting acting at such a young age, how she manages such a busy schedule and what it’s like spending so much time on movie sets. Dakota also talks about her...Show More

1:03:37 | Oct 20th, 2016

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 meeting...Show More

1:01:16 | Oct 18th, 2016

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 beca...Show More

2:11:56 | Oct 12th, 2016

Norm Macdonald (SNL, The 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 ...Show More

1:27:47 | Oct 6th, 2016

Gale Anne Hurd (producer, The Terminator, The 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 f...Show More

1:23:21 | Oct 5th, 2016

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 Ci...Show More

1:54:18 | Sep 28th, 2016

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 ...Show More

1:29:14 | Sep 20th, 2016

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. N...Show More

1:01:05 | Sep 14th, 2016

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 ne...Show More

1:17:41 | Sep 9th, 2016

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 ...Show More

1:46:34 | Aug 30th, 2016

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 us...Show More

1:31:01 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Summer Ash (astrophysicist) chats with Chris and Matt about the Juno mission to Jupiter, what science is looking to learn about Jupiter and how scientists are portrayed in movies and TV. They then talk about ways to get kids into science earlier, sci...Show More

1:44:15 | Aug 19th, 2016

Billy West (voice actor, Futurama) returns to the podcast for a third time! He talks to Chris about the time he and Maurice LaMarche improvised as Stimpy and The Brain, how to manipulate your mouth to do sound effects and his time on The Howard Stern...Show More

1:02:18 | Aug 11th, 2016

Seth Rogen (Freaks and Geeks, Knocked Up, Superbad) returns to the Nerdist to chat with Chris and Matt about doing improv in high school with Nathan Fielder, why Canadians are good with American comedy and coming up with the idea for This Is The End....Show More

1:03:38 | Aug 9th, 2016

It's some Hostful goodness! Matt and Jonah talk about what they did for their birthdays, Jonah talked about trying a sensory deprivation tank and Chris doesn't eat pizza anymore. Chris talks about his upcoming wedding, Matt and Jonah give him some so...Show More

1:25:37 | Aug 5th, 2016

Mike Birbiglia (comedian, director, Sleepwalk with Me) returns to the Nerdist for a fourth time! He talks to Chris and Jonah about being successful in stand up comedy, how Madison Square Garden sucks for comedy, and what makes a great comedy show. Th...Show More

2:05:19 | Jul 27th, 2016

It's the first show from SDCC 2016 at the Balboa Theater! First Tatiana Maslany talks to Chris, Matt and Jonah about being on Orphan Black, what shows she likes and she takes some questions from the audience. Then Danny McBride, Walton Goggins and Jo...Show More

1:16:41 | Jul 24th, 2016

Butch Vig (legendary music producer, Garbage) chats with Chris and Matt about his lifetime in music, growing up in Wisconsin and what is was like working on so many famous albums. He then talks about working with Nirvana, playing in Garbage and Garba...Show More

1:48:01 | Jul 15th, 2016

Paul Dini (comic book writer, animator) chats with Chris and Matt about his early days at Filmation, starting his career in animation, and how the '90s were such a renaissance for animation. They then talk about his time on Batman: The Animated Serie...Show More

1:01:21 | Jul 7th, 2016

David Schwimmer (Friends, Madagascar) talks with Chris about working in the theater, being part of such a huge cultural phenomenon and jobs he had before he made it as an actor. He also talked about not letting his fame as Ross Geller get to his head...Show More

1:28:41 | Jul 6th, 2016

Dana Carvey (Wayne’s World, Saturday Night Live, The Dana Carvey Show) chats with Chris and Matt about their ancestral histories; Dana does some impressions and he remembers being on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Dana then talks about balancin...Show More

1:23:50 | Jun 28th, 2016

Hakeem Oluseyi (astrophysicist) talks to Chris about how he got his start in science, hosting science shows on TV, and how they are finding ways to travel through space faster. They then talk about how diverse the universe is, how he went from being ...Show More

1:22:22 | Jun 22nd, 2016

Maria Bamford returns to the podcast for a third time! She chats with Chris about getting married recently, how she and her husband make it work and struggles with mental illness. She also talks about her new show Lady Dynamite, how the show came to ...Show More

1:08:13 | Jun 16th, 2016

Enjoy some hostful goodness this week! The guys talk about the new podcast studio, how Jonah messed up a gift he gave to Chris a while back and Jonah talks about Hidden America coming out. Matt tells the story of his bike being stolen, Jonah and Matt...Show More

1:22:52 | Jun 8th, 2016

Chuck Lorre and Mayim Bialik talk to Chris and Matt about how Chuck got his start in television, Mayim’s career in science and television and Chuck’s time working as a musician. They then talk about Chuck writing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle theme...Show More

1:28:37 | Jun 1st, 2016

Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) returns to the Nerdist for a third time! He talks with Chris and Matt about the backlash over the end of the recent season of The Walking Dead, they speculate who Negan did kill and how Robert never expected to have ...Show More

1:16:08 | May 26th, 2016

Duncan Jones (director, Moon, Warcraft) chats with Chris about how the physical world of Warcraft came alive, what he learned by going to film school and the time he did a commercial for the UK Singled Out. They also talk about working on Moon, the r...Show More

1:13:39 | May 25th, 2016

It’s another hostful! Jonah talks about his recent trip to New York, Chris asks Jonah how he is feeling since his recent physical and Chris talks about meeting Kelsey Grammer and Tim Cook. They then get in a debate about self-driving cars, they talk ...Show More

1:01:30 | May 20th, 2016

Colin Farrell (In Bruges, Minority Report, Phone Booth) chats with Chris about his character in his newest movie The Lobster, working with director Yorgos Lanthimos and how he thinks he is perceived as an actor and a person. Then they talk about how ...Show More

1:06:46 | May 18th, 2016

Anthony Mackie (Avengers, The Hurt Locker) talks to Chris and Matt about the Marvel universe and how much they all loved Captain America: Civil War, and Anthony and Matt debate over the New England Patriots. They then decide who would be good for a T...Show More