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The Negotiation Dance: Imagining “Avengers 2″ With a Different Cast

It’s never too early to speculate about the next installment of your favorite movie franchise. Take The Avengers, for example: You can think about what the next one will be… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for May 8th, 2013

With Iron Man 3 in theaters and Man of Steel around the corner, it’s a pretty great time to be a comic book fan. Even better? It’s Wednesday, and there’s… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 5/7/13

Dreading the return of Honey Boo Boo/the direction of reality TV/society? Well, what I can see here at The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week is that… more

Warner Bros. Rolls for Initiative with “Dungeons & Dragons”

Grab your multicolored polyhedrons and come out from behind your DM screens, because Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to make a film based on Dungeons & Dragons, which, according… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #85: Adam F. Goldberg

An in-depth chat with Adam F. Goldberg about his varied writing career on such projects as indie feature Fanboys, childrens’ entertainments The Muppets Wizard of Oz and WordGirl, network comedies… more

Previewing “The Nerdist” with Buzz Aldrin and Bobak Ferdowsi, Plus A Contest

We’ve told you that the upcoming episode of The Nerdist on BBC America is all about space, and this promo shows that we’re not kidding, Buzz Aldrin and JPL “Mohawk… more

The Mutant Season #79: Mike Manasewitsch

Mike Manasewitsch hangs out with Gil to talk about what a director does, how he got into directing, and ALIENS! Watch Gil’s videos on YouTube! Support The Mutant Season by… more

A Trailer for “Ender’s Game”

Here’s the long-awaited trailer for the movie adaptation of Ender’s Game, with the distinctive voice of Harrison Ford kicking things off and, well, if you’re a fan of the book… more

Jonah and Brody Work Things Out

Brody Stevens — Steven Brody Stevens to you — and Jonah Ray had a public “Twitter tiff” over a tsunami joke. In this episode of Push and Believe with Brody… more

Spock vs. Spock, On Wheels

Best car commercial ever? Maybe. Spock vs. Spock, Audi vs. Mercedes, with Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, and a twist ending. Plus Nimoy singing a little of “The Ballad of Bilbo… more

The Shelf: “Jack Reacher,” “Mama,” “Superman: Unbound”

This week, a loner solves mysteries and elbows people in the face, a creepy ghost mother lays claim on some kids, and a guy in a cape fights a robot…. more

Remembering Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen died today at the age of 92, and I doubt I have to tell you what he meant to special effects and stop-motion animation. “Legend” is the unavoidable… more

Cashing In with T.J. Miller #60: Hamhawk Ball

Cash and TJ talk about James Bond, bobble head girlfriends, angst ridden superheroes, kindergarten sociopaths, restless leg dancing, bird bath lovemaking, green grape peanut butter muffins, elementary school stuntmen, the… more

“Blood and Guts” Bonus: More with Rick Baker

More bonus stuff from the Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian? Yes, indeed. More from the Rick Baker visit? Absolutely. This time, the legend talks to Scott… more

The K Ohle #2: Pet-o-Philia with Gabe Delahaye

Gabe Delahaye, comedian and writer/editor of, sits down with Kurt to talk about his dog Birdie, top animal stories of the week, and why Kurt should not… more

“Superman Unbound”‘s Molly Quinn

In Superman: Unbound, out today, Superman needs all the help he can get to take on Brainiac, and back-up is coming in the form of his cousin Kara Zor-El, a/… more

The Collection: Just Add Water, Watch Your Head, Have A Cold One

Another week underway, another dip into The Collection for a few laughs, some news, and some weirdness, which is what we’re all about, right? So: First, I know, I’m way… more

Pickstarter: Help the “COPS: Skyrim” Folks Make A Skyrim Machinima Drama

Would you like to see what Bryan Basham and the team behind the Nerdist Channel’s COPS: Skyrim could do with a dramatic series using Skyrim machinima? You can help make… more

Mission Log: Supplemental 006 – The One with Scott Mantz

Access Hollywood movie critic Scott Mantz stops in to talk about his love of Star Trek and to re-argue “This Side of Paradise.” Plus your feedback to us and our… more

Star Wars Day Photos

People all over the world celebrated May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, by gathering, dressing up, and having impromptu lightsaber duels. Here are some photos from the various goings-on… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #116: Beyond Belief, “The Devil You Know”

Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Thomas Lennon as Pterodactyl Jones; Jenny Wade as a Dame; Craig Cackowski and… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Black Hole”

[youtube] Continuing along the post-Star Wars path as last week’s Battle Beyond the Stars, this week’s Weird… more

Nerdist Podcast: Bob Saget

The always funny Bob Saget sits down with Chris on the Nerdist! They talk about how they met, why comedy helps people deal with tragedy, and, of course, Full House!… more