“CHRIS HARDWICK: MANDROID” UNCENSORED AND EXTENDED CD RELEASED ON
JANUARY 22 BY COMEDY CENTRAL RECORDS
COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution to Release “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid”
Extended and Uncensored DVD on January 22
NEW YORK, January 3, 2013 – The Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick, celebrates all things nerdy with the release of the uncensored and extended CD “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” released on COMEDY CENTRAL Records on January 22.
“Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” uncensored and extended DVD will also be released on January 22 by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. Bonus features include Hard ‘N Phirm Live: “Abraham Lincoln” and “El Corazon” and “A Totally Hidden Easter Egg.”
Hipsters beware: there is no irony in Hardwick’s affinity for Captain Picard, Comic-Con and the Atari 2600. Filmed at Skirball Center for Performing Arts in New York City, “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” features candid comedy tales that cover virginity, chess club, shark vaginas, awkward childhood, awkward adulthood (which in this case is an extension of awkward childhood) and a myriad of other topics which may or may not include Quidditch. From unearthing his old MySpace page to the futility of attempting to delete his Facebook account, Hardwick displays his comical approach to all things trivial in the digital era, all while #hashtagging completely out of context.
The world premiere of “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” aired on COMEDY CENTRAL on Saturday, November 10.
Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, writer, and television and Internet personality. On COMEDY CENTRAL, he has appeared on “Mash Up” and “Premium Blend.” He is a contributing writer for Wired Magazine and is the host of AMC’s “Talking Dead,” a live after-show for “The Walking Dead.” Hardwick is the founder of Nerdist, a cross-platform production entity devoted to all things nerd-related. Their online presence includes a website at Nerdist.com, a premium YouTube channel (youtube.com/nerdist), the Nerdist News daily e-newsletters, Course of the Force – an annual lightsaber relay run for charity, 1.7 million Twitter fans, and a podcast network, including the flagship Nerdist Podcast, which is also produced as a TV show on BBC America. In July 2012 Legendary Entertainment acquired Nerdist Industries; Hardwick serves as Co-President of Digital for Legendary, as well as Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Nerdist Industries.
“Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” is executive produced by Hardwick, John Irwin and Alex Murray. JoAnn Grigioni is the Executive in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
Previously released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: Jim Gaffigan’s “Mr. Universe,” George Lopez’ “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” Reggie Watts’ “A Live At Central Park,” Hannibal Buress’ “Animal Furnace,” John Mulaney’s “New in Town,” ”Patton Oswalt's "Finest Hour," Lewis Black's "The Prophet," Louis C.K.'s "Hilarious," Bo Burnham's "WORDS, WORDS, WORDS," Mitch Hedberg's "Do You Believe in Gosh?," Dane Cook's platinum-selling "Harmful If Swallowed" and double-platinum "Retaliation," and the Grammy® Award-winning "Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance," among others.
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