ID10T with Chris Hardwick
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 smarter than all of us. Swearing is still fun, so we still do that occasionally. I hope you like this new iteration which is the same as before, but if a name hangs you up unhealthily I’m sure you will not hesitate to unfurl your rage not only in the ‘reviews’ section but also now on all the various social media platforms that have popped up since we started in 2010, effectively murdering blogs.

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 life, his new show Here and Now on HBO and the upcoming play The New Colossus at The Actors’ Gang! 

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

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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 the CW superheroes, getting over addiction and they talk about the character of Black Lightning and what to expect from the tv show!

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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 coming up with the ideas for their songs, having insomnia and the new season of Another Period, premiering Tuesday January 23rd on Comedy Central!

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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, his experience directing different actors and his newest movie Phantom Thread!

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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 auditioning and shaving his head for the role of Lex Luther!

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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 and what they think and hope is in store for next year!

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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 Castle Rock!

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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 being married for 50 years, his show Homicide Hunter and his new book I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime!

 

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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 people are so obsessed with The Room and the mystery behind the director Tommy Wiseau!

 

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