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Episode 291: Nerdist Podcast
Ron Perlman
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Nerdist Podcast: Ron Perlman

The awesome Ron Perlman sits down with Chris and Matt! They talk about their old days as karaoke singers, the importance of your first tweet, and how Ron got into acting!

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  1. valys says:

    I’m romanian and I approve this podcast

  2. Lloyd says:

    Chris lost some nerd points: “You were on Teen Titans” then “Ever work with Andrea Romano?” Andrea Romano was the voice director on Teen Titans, as well as Batman the Animated Series, where Ron Perlman voiced Clayface.

  3. rcrigdon says:

    I know I’m years behind but this episode made me laugh so much that I spent an hour searching for this episode so i could comment. I hope Ron comes back on the show. All of the guys have never been been better.

    Enjoy your mother fucking burrito.

  4. David says:

    Ron comes across as a great guy. Lucky his shoulders were broad enough to deal with being “superfluous” cos you guys were on fire.
    shame you didn’t ask him about his big sister Rhea.

  5. Misty says:

    It wasn’t just the grandmas that wanted Vincent lmao….I know, I was a teen and was in awe of him. And still am to this day. Nobody could have ever played that role like you did, Ron….So much to tell on that but until I get the dream of ever having a chat with you….I’ll just leave it at that. Your the shit man….don’t ever forget it 😉 😉 😉 😉

  6. Stephen says:

    When they are doing the Boston/”Romanian” accents it sounds like Bill Burr is there

  7. Ryan says:

    Am I the only one that thinks that Ron Perlman and Tom Waits look similar?

  8. MonarchHench says:

    Perfect episode…well, except Jonah wasn’t in on the fun.

  9. Camber Greber says:

    Even though I disliked Alien Resurrection Ron was awesome and I loved the Swimming Aliens.

  10. Slothy says:

    Great episode, great chemistry, great stories, Mira in full effect. Come back again Ron, maybe we can get you up to double digits in twitter followers.

  11. corruptbiggins says:

    Ron. Ron never changes.

  12. Pedak says:

    Best. Episode. EVER!

  13. Andrew Hodges says:

    Title for Ron Perlman’s podcast of his favorite words: The Wordist.

  14. Sam says:

    Funniest interview in a while.
    Sidenote: Have you thought about getting Jim Butcher (Dresden Files) on the podcast?
    Sidenote2: Have you thought of creating a space where fans can vote for guests for you to seek out?

  15. Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen says:

    Gotta LURVE Ron Perlman! I do! His voice is so soothing and sexy as he…!! WOO HOO! This recording kicks patootie! I love him as Vincent, the most handsome lion ever! Which inspired me to call myself Lioness. VINCENT ROCKS!

    THERE IS LOVE for Ronald Francis Perlman. Keep up the good work, Ron! You deserve all of the love and success!!


  16. Mandaliet says:

    I believe “overrun by hipsters” is the most hipster thing you could possibly say. Anyway, this was a great interview.

  17. Geoff says:

    This was a super great episode. I vote Pearlman comes around once every three months and sits in on a Hostfull. Such good chemistry! Going to have to give this one another listen.

  18. Raleigh Jackson Jones says:

    Ron Pearlman knows my dad!? (I’m Jim Cummings’ daughter) @Chris Hardwick you should totally have him on the show! He would LOVE it! Not gonna lie, I just called him and he’s in 😉

  19. JetpackBlues says:

    I read “buttfingering” as “buttERfingering” and wondered what kind of candybar/sex euphemism that was.

  20. kittnen says:

    I was kind of hating Ron Perlman a bit (in a good way) after finishing season 4 of SOA. He has redeemed himself for me, now I just hate Clay Morrow. Also, am I the only one who feels if Clay and Jemma had a kid together, they should have named him Tom?

  21. Chester says:

    I wish I was friends with Ron Perlman.

  22. Jack says:

    Mira effing owned this one! “Little towns don’t have Jews…” Man, great stuff! Ron Perlman, of course… wow. I listened to the Rob Paulsen/Maurice LaMarche episode twice. This one’s good for three, at least.