Nerdist Week

Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World: No. 3, The Burrito Incident

The Nerdist Podcast on which Chris, Jonah, and Matt were joined by actor Rainn Wilson (The Office, Six Feet Under) is notable for several reasons, but it’s not on the list of Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World for the ...

Five Great British Nerdy Pop Stars

Pop stars are supposed to be beings made of pure charm and sexual energy. They need a fulsome knowledge of the work of Isaac Asimov like they need tooth decay.

Famous ‘Doctor Who’ Fans: Top 5 Celebrity Whovians

As all true Nerdists know, celebrities are not better than real people. Their achievements in the fields of popularity, smiling, and bending over (depends on the celebrity) may be impressive, but they often have poor memory retention ...

Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World: No. 2, Chris Meets The Muppets

As we continue counting down the days to the debut of The Nerdist TV show on BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c, it’s time to pick the second Nerdist Podcast That Shook the World, another key moment in Nerdist ...

Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World: No. 1, The First Time’s Always Special

With the debut of The Nerdist TV show on BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c, we’re giving fans and newcomers alike a chance to hear or relive pivotal moments in Nerdist Podcast history, with an emphasis on five ...

Nerd Out to ‘Doctor Who’ Tunes: A Trock Rock Top 5

We’ve had a lot of nerdy things going on here at Anglophenia lately. Well, that’s because Chris Hardwick‘s The Nerdist special is coming to BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c.

‘Nerdist’ Host Chris Hardwick’s Favorite British TV Comedies

Young American nerds in the ’70s and ’80s always had brain-boners for British comedy. The imports we got were drier and more academic in nature than what American TV provided in those days.

Fraser’s Phrases: British Nerd Slang, ‘Swots And Boffins’

Forgive me if any of this brings up painful memories from your school years. There’s no way to examine the British slang terms for people who excel in educational facilities without looking at the reasons why they were coined in ...

As Nerdist Week Begins on Anglophenia, Your Nerdist FAQs

Huge nerd alert: an original special based on Chris Hardwick‘s massively popular podcast and blog The Nerdist will hit BBC America on Saturday, September 24 at 10/9c. In anticipation, Anglophenia has partnered with the ...