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Episode 346: Nerdist Podcast
Natasha Leggero
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Nerdist Podcast: Natasha Leggero

Natasha Leggero sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about how she got into stand-up comedy and dating other comedians, and they invent the mumblebrag!

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  1. Tanya says:

    I only know skydart from her appearances on the nerdist, and mainly the intros, but i think that she and natasha have a very similar laugh. it’s not a bad thing, but it’s just something i noticed!

  2. English Bob says:

    You beat me to it, Steve! Don’t think I’ve ever heard someone use the word ‘like’ so much in such a short space of time!

  3. Alexabix says:

    it takes 2 hours to drive across London! xD
    …but 5 hours to drive from London to Wales.
    Probably 8 or 9 to get up to Edinburgh in Scotland, I haven’t driven that one yet.

    I kept heading for the drivers seat in my friends car when I visited the states in March.

  4. Anna says:

    The comment about music fans going to comedy is SO TRUE. I used to be hugely into that same music she was talking about – Fugazi, Nirvana, a lot of the original indie stuff in the 80s and 90s. In the past probably 6-10 years, it’s all been soooo obsessively retro. I find myself listening to fewer and fewer new artists, and more and more comedy podcasts / standup instead.

  5. steve says:

    like like like like like like like like like like like like like like

  6. chaotical says:

    My impression of Natasha is that she makes me want to hide my Nerdiness than embrace it with her, which is not a good thing 🙁

  7. madeleine says:

    ahh the mumblebrag, I’ve been waiting for this to catch on. I’ve been mumbling my snide accomplishments for years.

  8. s1yfox says:

    welp….so sorry for the action figure collectors who thought they had a chance with Natasha(but I think we all kind of knew there wasn’t).

    I have to agree with someone in the comments that she does have somewhat of haughty thing to her, but I’m sure shes super sweet to talk to 🙂

  9. Alec says:

    If you liked Burning Love, you guys should check out The Onion’s stab at the sexy reality show:

  10. JE Smith says:

    While it’s great that the success of Nerdist has allowed you access to a wide range of celebrities, I had almost forgotten how much I enjoy the podcast when the guest is basically one of your old friends. I was not really familiar with Natasha, but I love hearing you guys talk comedy theory and your shared history from the early days. My favorite podcast in quite a while! Now — when are you having Lauren Graham on?? 🙂

  11. toonsmyth says:

    Another great interview. I like Natasha. She’s not like all the other female comics who get on stage and talk about their labia for 10 minutes. She seems very genuine and she looks like that chick from the Bangles. XP

  12. Next time Joel McHale does something, you should vine it.

    This was an inspirational episode for me. It is important to remember that in life, like windows, there are many ways to achieve a goal. If something isn’t working then try it from another perspective. Or maybe you have to reformat and re-install the OS, it’s the only way to be sure.

    @CH you clearly love Chloe. Your lizard brain did what its suppose to do and protected the person you care about. It all worked out. 🙂

  13. Chris says:

    Wow Jonah, talk about a FREUDIAN SLIP! HACHACHACHACHAC I’ll be here all night folks!

  14. Chuck W. says:


    I know it kinda scared you, but you had to stand up for your woman.

    I say good for you. And you didn’t escalate it. I would have, because I can be a jerk like that sometimes.

  15. Kieran says:

    I wish Joel McHale would occasionally randomly flip me the bird in my life. I think then I’d be happy.

  16. Liam says:

    (or Nerdist on Youtube for that matter)

  17. Liam says:

    Aw man, I wish “Sigmund and Freud: Cat Dancers” was a real thing


  18. allnight says:

    Very funny awesome way to end a birthday.

  19. John G. says:

    Natty Legs!

  20. Wildride says:

    From the perspective of an audience member, Natasha can be pretty intimidating because she’s so pretty and her persona is kinda haughty, but at the end of the day, you’re pretty sure you can take her. You know, in a fight. I mean, it’s fairly unlikely she’s gonna say, “OK, you and me. Outside.” But if it goes down, you’ll probably do fine.


  21. DWAY says:

    mMMMMMmm Lasagna…..

    After that I kind of passed out.

    Enjoy your lasagna?

    Cheers all and thanks!

  22. CXRengel says:

    I love Natasha – I met her briefly when she did the “Burning Love” panel back at the RIOT Comedy Festival. Her laugh brightens up every show that she’s on.

  23. Chris Hardwick says:

    @Kevin: no joke! It’s a literal thing. We record a lot of shows where The Soup is shot, and often times he’ll walk by the studio and pound on the glass or flip us off. In a fun way, though!

  24. Kevin says:

    You mentioned Joel McHale really bothering you guys during this podcast, putting his ass against the glass or something?

    What is that about, is it a weird joke?

  25. LJ says:

    Great episode! I absolutely love the ones between the guys and their real life friends.

    I guess I need to add Burning Love to my watchlist. Not sure if I should check out the web version or the E! version, if there’s a marked difference.

  26. Three Toes of Fury says:

    HAZAA! I am late to the Burning-Love-is-a-comedically-genius-show party, however i recently burned through season 1 ….it is beyond funny and Natasha literally steals every scene she’s in…she is HILARIOUS. Looking forward to checking out more of her….(ill-timed-pause)…..comedic work.

    Peace .n. Pantsless in Poughkeepsie