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Episode 320: Nerdist Podcast
Jason Schwartzman
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Nerdist Podcast: Jason Schwartzman

The extremely talented Jason Schwartzman sits down with Chris, Matt and Jonah to talk about skateboarding dogs, life as a drummer, and filming the movie A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III!

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  1. Rozzie says:

    I think I’m ready for a “Jason Schwartzman Returns”?

  2. Sir Edmund says:

    I don’t usually comment on these things because I’m lazy, but this was a fantastic episode. I don’t know what it is about listening to people hang out and riff that I find endlessly fascinating. I guess it’s just nice to know that Jason Schwartzman’s just this guy, y’know? Also, Practical Wisdom is the name of my Jack Handey cover band.

  3. Sarah says:

    I have been trying to convince my siblings for years that we used to watch a movie where peanut butter was the solution to everything! Thank you for confirming…I can’t wait to rub it in their faces

  4. JOHN says:


  5. cupkake629 says:

    i think this was one of the best episodes yet. you should definitely bring him back for the (inevitable) nick offerman ep.

  6. Deezeldong27 says:

    What I think it is about your cast is that you guys seem honestly interested in the people you have on, that’s why you have had such “luck” def part of why I love this podcast. And i just about lost my shit with the nick offerman stuff

  7. Practical wisdom, that said in a cool way would be “savoir faire”. I learnt that word when David Letterman used it to describe a guest who’s name escapes me. I remember liking how it sounded, wanting to know what it meant and have used it ever since.

    Beastie Boys have it in a lyric also, that’s how my mates found it.

  8. Randy says:

    Love me some Schwartzman. He is a great performer and this episode affirms my love of his craft. He’s a great storyteller and very funny. He seemed like the 4th member of Nerdist. It just felt right.

  9. Alwin says:

    Fuck the +girlfriend intro haters. Met Chloe around 2006 on #lemondemon and I’m glad she’s with you, Chris.

  10. Brian says:

    Second the request for the elusive Bill Murray audio interview!

  11. Annie says:

    I’ve listened to Nerdist since the beginning and just had to say – this was one of my favorite episodes in recent memory!! Great, down-to-earth guest and nice banter! Kept me very entertained at work.

    Now get Nick Offerman on the show.

    Also seconding the “Stache Cast” idea.

  12. Tamlin says:

    If Nick Offerman and Jason Schwartzman did a show together called the “Stache Cast” I’m pretty sure I would just fucking die.

    It could just be one long interview of Nick and Jason could flex his interview skills and really drive deep in to all that is OfferMAN.

    If I had 1 wish this would be my 2nd wish after 1st wishing for more wishes.

    Keep up the good work Nerdist.

  13. Ali says:

    Jason Schwartzman came off as very charming in this episode, but Jesus Christ guys, when it comes to the 15-plus minute “riff” on the wonders of Nick Offerman, you guys are aware that there is such a thing as “mercilessly beating a premise into the ground,” right?

  14. Klinger says:

    @SolidCPlus–Because Landis came off as a jerk. JS comes off as a reasonable human being. I don’t personally care how Landis or JS got were they are, if you have a personal connection that helps you along the way then good for you. But Landis personality is off putting while JS seems like someone you would actually enjoy hanging out with.

  15. Kristina says:

    Bastian called that poor princes Moonchild. Because Bastian was really into Frank Zappa I guess?

  16. SolidCPlus says:

    I meant Landis..oops

  17. SolidCPlus says:

    Here is what I don’t understand about the Nerdist audience. Max Brooks gets tons of grief for not paying his dues and only getting where he is because of his dad but this guy is the same way and he gets nothing but love from you people…just kinda weird that’s all.

  18. ConstructiveCriticismDan says:

    Loved the show!

    Chris, I wish you would do the pre-show announcements/advertisements alone–the banter with the girlfriend is not enjoyed by my earholes.

    Nothing personal against your boo, but you don’t want to run the unnecessary risk of Yoko-ing it up too much.

    Love your show. Kisses!