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

It's an end of the year hostful! Chris, Matt and Jonah talk about everything that happened to them in 2015 and what they are looking forward to next year!

Direct download: Nerdist_779_-_2015_Wrap-Up_Hostful_Fun_Time.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Lt. Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) talks to Chris about his time as a lieutenant, the awful crimes he dealt with and dealing with PTSD. He also talks about what made him decide to retire, starting his show Homicide Hunter and how it has helped him!

Direct download: Nerdist_778_-_Joe_Kenda.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

DJ Steve Aoki talks about what music means to him, how electronic music became so popular, and how he creates new songs. He also talks about touring all over the world, work he does with charity, and why everyone should just go out and make stuff!

Direct download: Nerdist_777_-_Steve_Aoki.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, The Hateful Eight) chats with Chris and Matt about The Hateful Eight panel at SDCC, working with Tarantino again and how amazing the entire cast was. They also talk about the many movies Tim has worked on, the importance of being able to turn off his characters at the end of the day and how he almost played Professor Snape!

Direct download: Nerdist_776_-_Tim_Roth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina, Black Mirror, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) chats with Chris and Matt about spoiling all the movies he has been in, filming Ex Machina, and how surreal it was being in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He also talks about working on The Revenant for seven months, fun places to go in Ireland, and what he is working on next!

Direct download: Nerdist_775_-_Domhnall_Gleeson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm EDT

Quentin Tarantino (director, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill) chats with Chris and Matt about going to Comic-Con back in the day, what movies inspired him as a kid and how he turns everything he reads and sees into a movie in his head. He also talks about his process while directing and writing, things that almost made it into his movies and what to expect with The Hateful Eight!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Alex Winter (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, director) returns to the Nerdist to chat with Chris and Matt about his experience doing a TED Talk, what their favorite TED Talks are, and to tease a little bit about Bill and Ted 3. He also talks about coming up with his idea for his documentary Deep Web, researching the Silk Road, what he learned about the online drug trade, and how he portrayed it!

Direct download: Nerdist_773_-_Alex_Winter_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Kathleen Kennedy (producer, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, so much more) talks to Chris about how she went from a director's assistant to producer, working on her first film and what she has learned from all the films she worked on. She also talks about getting her job at Lucasfilm and how much fun they had making Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Direct download: Nerdist_772-_Kathleen_Kennedy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Bill Burr (comedian, Breaking Bad, Monday Morning Podcast) talks with Chris and Matt about a proper Boston accent, he argues with Matt about the New England Patriots and explains why he doesn’t understand Star Wars. He also talks about his problem with genetically modified salmon, learning to fly a helicopter and his new show F is for Family on Netflix December 18th!

Direct download: Nerdist_771-_Bill_Burr_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm EDT

Silversun Pickups chat with Chris and Kyle about life on the road, meeting their heroes and life back in LA. They also  talk about their newest album Better Nature and they play three songs for the podcast!

Direct download: Nerdist_770_-_Silversun_Pickups.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04pm EDT