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“Back to the Future” vs. “Cloud Atlas” Trailer Mashup

I have come to accept that there are a number of questions that simply will remain unanswered during my lifetime: What exists beyond the bubble of our expanding universe? Did… more

The Funniest People You Should Be Following for Debate Coverage

Watching the debates are a great way to get informed (and sometimes misinformed) by our Presidential candidates. But even the most heated debates can get a little boring. Thankfully, that’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

Your Own Nerdist Bake-Off

Two of my favorite things in this word are humor and food. Arguably, life cannot be lived without both. Even more I love when food has a sense of humor… more

No Facebook or Twitter Account? What Are You Hiding?

My brother-in-law has committed social suicide and he doesn’t even care. I always make fun of him for not having Facebook, Twitter, or even a LinkedIn account. He’s… more

Comedy Alert: “Thank You For Not Laughing”

I love books. I love e-books even more. I love funny e-books most because they are short bursts of comedy that make me feel like I’ve read an entire book… more

My 5 Funniest People on Twitter

A couple of weeks ago, I posted My 5 Favorite Tumblr Blogs, so I thought it was only natural to list my Top 5 Twitter folks. Since I am known… more

My 5 Favorite Tumblr Blogs

Growing up, I was a junkie for talk-shows because I loved peering into other people’s lives. Now, I can do that anytime day or night thanks to the world of… more

Enlightened Debauchery

A while back I posted an entry about TLC’s Geek Love, a reality show that chronicles a nerds-only dating service. It was on the extreme end of nerdiness and catered… more

Scent of a Techie

Every die-hard Apple fan knows the “opening the box” ritual. You slowly peel the plastic wrap and stare at the undisturbed box for just a few seconds before opening it…. more

Lights, Camera, Life!

The other day, I was waiting for my order at the local Western Bagel when three nineteen-year-olds walked in. I didn’t card them or anything, but let’s just say they… more

A Nerd’s Guide to Visiting Los Angeles

I’ve lived in Los Angeles my entire life, and every time I see a tourist it’s the same old story. They’re either window-shopping on Rodeo Dr., trying to find the… more

New York Comic Convinces L.A. Celebs to Let Him Sleep Over

Slumber parties are one of the fun parts of childhood where you get to stay up late, talk all night and twirl your hair. Or if you’re me, play video… more

Monster Camp

I find LARPing inherently intriguing. Grown men and women dressing up as fictional characters and battling each other in real world settings is something I will never tire watching. That’s… more

Embarrassing Dad or Nerdist?

Some parents want to embarrass their children. But not all parents can reach the level of humiliation that stay at home dad Dale Price did. If a “nerdist” is someone… more

How to Be An Awesome Tweeter

A lot of people ask me how I have a popular twitter account without being a celebrity. It’s really not that difficult, provided you having something to say. So here… more

Chewbacca Mating Call: Best Pick-Up Line Ever?

Um, someone just found her favorite new show! I never thought I would sing the praises of TLC after they brought Jon and Kate Gosselin into the world, but this… more

Superhero Shoes?

Think nerd fashion only comes via anime costumes and graphic tees? So did I, but French fashion designer André (JUST André) got his latest inspiration from DC Comics. No, I’m… more

Nerds Need Love Too

Hey, fellow nerdists! Pardon my absence, but I had to take a little time off to go get hitched. I was thinking about what my first post back should be,… more

Most Awkward Nerdy Proposal Ever

The actual proposal is a little underwhelming, but the Star Trek surprise makes it downright creepy…or amazing, depending on where you fall on the Trekkie/Trekker scale.     &… more

Super Mario Bros. iPad Cases!

Out of all the games in the world, my heart really belongs to the old Nintendo ones from the late ’80s and early ’90s. I grew up on Super Mario… more

Can’t Afford a Video Game? Just Sell Your Kids!

The middle child always gets fucked. This is especially true for the second child of Li Lin and Li Juan. Like many 21 year-olds, they would rather play video games… more

Mother Uses Dead Son’s Sperm For Grandchild

Just your typical boy-meets-girl, girl has son-who-then-tragically-dies-so-she-harvests-his-sperm-to-mother-her-future-grandchild story. No, this is not a script from a telenovela, but the real life narrative of Marissa Evans, 44, who lost her son… more

Chess Threesomes

When I was in elementary school I learned to play chess with a Flinstones board. Fred and Wilma were kings and queens, while Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm were the knights. This… more