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Female ‘Talking Dead’ Exec, Multiple Staff Quit Following Hardwick’s Reinstatement

AMC formally reinstated host Chris Hardwick to his post-The Walking Dead talkshow Talking Dead following allegations that the media personality had abused his ex-girlfriend, model and actress Chloe Dykstra. Although we will note that Dykstra never named Hardwick in her op-ed piece describing the abuse, it was apparent to pretty much everyone who read it that he was […]

Chris Hardwick Responds to Abuse Allegations, Denies All Claims

The pop culture world was thrown a curve ball when Chloe Dykstra, actress and model, wrote a lengthy op-ed about a former relationship (never once naming former partner Chris Hardwick, but it was obvious that’s who she meant) where her boyfriend had allegedly, through a series of accused abuses over several years, also blackballed her in the […]

The Nerdist Issues Statement on Chris Hardwick Situation

After the accusations leveled against media personality Chris Hardwick, The Nerdist has issued a statement. We were shocked to read the news this morning. Nerdist prides itself on being an inclusive company made up of a positive, diverse community of people who come together to share, celebrate, and discuss the things we love. That type of behavior is […]

Legendary Digital Networks Pulls Chris Hardwick References Amid Accusations

Legendary Digital Network has pulled any/all references to Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick after accusations of abuse were brought forth by a former partner and colleague of the media personality. Actress and social media personality Chloe Dykstra wrote in a lengthy and brave op-ed piece on Medium about her experiences with a former boyfriend, and she goes to […]

Watch: Tommy Wiseau Auditioning to Play The Joker

Thanks to The Nerdist presents, we get to see The Room creator, writer, director, star Tommy Wiseau in an audition video to play The Joker. To explain a bit, rumors have mostly-but-not-really been all but confirmed that Joaquin Phoenix will be playing the ultimate Batman baddie in the upcoming live-action Joker origin story film. Wiseau started tweeting to director Todd Phillips […]

Chris Hardwick’s Comedy Heavy Comic Festival Comes To Silicon Valley

Chris Hardwick, the nerd version of Ryan Seacrest, is continuing his pop culture take over.  The man behind The Nerdist website, also the hugely popular post- The Walking Dead series on AMC (The Talking Dead) and Comedy Central’s @Midnight game show, Hardwick is moving into outdoor festivals. Headlining several well received comedy tours over the years, Chris is bringing […]

Jacob Zachar and Gabrielle Walsh Talk The Hive (Video)

Fathom Events and Nerdist Industries are partnering up to bring Nerdist Presents The Hive, a new film by David Yarovesky. It is screening tonight as part of a special Fathom event at 500 select cinemas nationwide tonight at 7:30 in your local timezone. The film centers on four camp counselors — Adam and Katie and […]

Legendary Acquires Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry

In a marriage of all things geek… Legendary Entertainment has acquired Felicia Day’s digital network Geek & Sundry with plans to team it with Chris Hardwick’s network Nerdist Industries. The idea is both of these were creating content geared toward the same market. The same pop culture market Legendary targets with its films like Godzilla […]

SDCC 2014: I Fought A Great Lasertag Battle, But Lost The War

by Jeremy Konrad Hiding behind a metal barrier, the enemy is advancing. Smoke fills the air, as I peek around the corner to scope out the enemies hiding spot. We are the Green team, we are better than you team Yellow. I take a risk, and run to the other side of the course, taking […]

CM Punk Returns To…Chris Hardwick Hosted Show At The Nerdist Live

By Pete Sailer and Jeremy Konrad CM Punk aka Phil Brooks appeared on The Nerdist Podcast at the Balboa Theater in San Diego last night. Since leaving WWE after the Royal Rumble in January, CM Punk has been the top of wrestling fans’ debates. Will he return? Is this just part of a storyline? In […]

The James Bonding Podcast Panel At Wondercon Was Hardly a Bonding Experience

By Michele Brittany Perusing the Wondercon Anaheim program, I was very curious by one particular panel offered up to attendees last Friday, April 18th. I’ll be honest, I had not heard of the James Bonding podcast led by Matt Mira and Matt Gourley before, but I felt duty bound as an independent popular culture scholar […]

A Super Sexy Justice League Valentine’s Day – The Nerdist Is At It Again

The Nerdist Youtube channel continues their Justice League holiday video’s with today’s release of A Super Sexy Justice League Valentine’s Day. Like with the Thanksgiving and Christmas videos… this isn’t exactly work safe or for the kiddies. Here we see Zatanna making things more interesting for Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the […]

The Nerdist Presents: An Awkward Justice League Christmas

As with their Thanksgiving video, the Nerdist channel founded by Chris Hardwick has put together An Awkward Justice League Christmas. We get even more characters than from the last video… and more foul language. Though from this it looks like the Justice League is based out of a house in the suburbs. I’m not kidding […]

The Nerdist Presents: An Awkward Justice League Thanksgiving

To celebrate the holiday season, Chris Hardwick’s The Nerdist youtube channel has given us this sure to be Thanksgiving classic. Be warned, there is some harsh language throughout the video… but then again, what is Thanksgiving with out some cursing and fighting among family? [youtube][/youtube]