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

Nerdy nerdness comedy podcast w/ Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray & Matt Mira.
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Los Angeles, CA

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

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@nerdist

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English


Episodes

Maz Jobrani

5/18/2018
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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 racism in today's world and his comedy special Immigrant on Netflix! Brought to you by Joe Pera Talks With You on Adult Swim.

Duration:01:16:06

Rachel Bloom

5/10/2018
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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 making her new movie Most Likely To Murder!

Duration:01:12:33

Grant Gustin

5/8/2018
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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 puzzles and his upcoming wedding!

Duration:01:10:06

David Tennant Returns

5/4/2018
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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, being in the theater in the UK and his new movie Bad Samaritan!

Duration:01:11:26

Leland Melvin

5/4/2018
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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 life, his book Chasing Space and his upcoming tv show One Strange Rock on National Geographic!

Duration:01:19:11

Malcolm Barrett

5/2/2018
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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 traveler on Timeless!

Duration:01:44:59

Louie Anderson and Sharon Hills

4/27/2018
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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 character he plays in Baskets. Louie also talks about his book Hey Mom, how he is trying to get healthy and what lessons he learned from his mom and uses in his life today!

Duration:01:53:47

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher

4/24/2018
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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 special The Honeymoon Stand-Up Special!

Duration:01:09:28

Antonio Banderas

4/20/2018
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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 different languages!

Duration:00:50:00

Trevor Moore

4/18/2018
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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 a Christian band, how The Whitest Kids U' Know started and living with OCD!

Duration:01:13:47

Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme Return

4/16/2018
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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 can expect from Super Troopers 2, doing impressions and they definitely don’t talk about sports.

Duration:01:11:47

Joe Manganiello #3

4/13/2018
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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 his upcoming projects!

Duration:01:35:12

Laraine Newman

4/11/2018
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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 all the cartoons she does voices for!

Duration:01:35:01

Alan Alda

4/6/2018
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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 pursued jobs that interested him personally. Alan also talks about how he got into training people in communication, his love of improv, how M.A.S.H. was able to create comedy out of such a serious topic and why he thinks everyone should work on...

Duration:01:36:01

John Cena

4/4/2018
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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 all his fans and his new movie Blockers!

Duration:01:04:16

Ed Helms #4

3/30/2018
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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-aware and to listen to others and Ed talks about his new movie Chappaquiddick!

Duration:01:21:53

Paul Reiser

3/27/2018
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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 There’s….Johnny on Hulu!

Duration:01:13:40

Judd Apatow Returns

3/22/2018
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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 also talks about what he learned from Garry in life, how he helps other comedians and actors find their voices and what to expect from the documentary series!

Duration:01:19:11

John Boyega

3/20/2018
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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 and what to expect from Pacific Rim Uprising!

Duration:01:05:52

Eric Bana

3/16/2018
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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, his love of working on old cars and his new movie The Forgiven!

Duration:01:03:43

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