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Talking ‘Tournament of Nerds,” Where We All Win

Superman versus Batman? That’s a debate for amateurs. How about Tupac’s ghost versus Skeletor, or Gandalf versus WWE’s Paul Bearer? These are the kinds of higher-level debates that have been… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/24

This week we’re taking a look at a zombie movie for the Comic-Con set, a comic that unleashes monsters on the bullies of the world, and a web series that… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Robert Kirkman and Liam Brenner Talk “The Walking Dead Escape”

Culturally speaking, you can’t escape from The Walking Dead, as the TV show and comics continue to spawn a merchandising empire that includes the likes of plush toys and board… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/17

Happy Father’s Day, everyone! This week we’re taking a look at a space suit for the private sector, a dangerously imaginative puppy dog and a hostage situation you’ll want to… more

Beta’d: First Look At Star Trek: The Game

Welcome to Beta’d, our new weekly column devoted to video game news, reviews, demos and beta releases. This week we’re taking our first look from E3 at Star Trek: The… more

Working “2nd Watch” With Wil Wheaton

When the first season of Falling Skies ended in a pretty shocking cliffhanger, we immediately wanted to talk about it with someone. Sure, we finally caught up to actress Jessy… more

GZA and Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Going to Drop Some Knowledge

A founding member of Wu-Tang Clan, GZA has been dropping beats and knowledge on the masses for a long time. Recently though, he decided to start dropping some book learning… more

Thundercats Hooooooo-ld Up. Save Thundercats!

Judging by the nostalgia boom revolving around the cartoons and toys from our youth, one could be forgiven for thinking they’d time-traveled to an alternate reality version of the… more

The Return of the Clones! “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Season 5 Trailer

It is a period of great awesomeness in the Galactic Republic. Darth Maul is once again roaming the galaxy in search of revenge (and potentially the lower half of his… more

Once Upon a Falling Sky: An Interview With Jessy Schram

There is something very satisfying about seeing the girl who plays Cinderella be just as deft at handling an automatic weapon as she is at trying on shoes. Jessy Schram… more

Superman Vs The Elite: An Interview with Joe Kelly

What IS so funny about truth, justice and the American way? When you ask Joe Kelly that question, he could easily respond “asked and answered”, twice. Joe Kelly’s seminal story “… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/10

This week we take a look at a Potter fan’s wet dream, a simple yet engaging strategy game and new way to learn about Portland that doesn’t revolve around a… more

Natto Dread on “Weird S#!t From Japan”

Ever eat natto? That’s Jukka’s latest trial on the Nerdist Channel’s Weird S#!t From Japan, the traditional food made from fermented soybeans with the odor and flavor that, you… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/3

This week, indie god Dave Sim wants to use Kickstarter to bring Cerebus into the 21st century, there’s a card game to let you use your chemistry know how for… more

Preparing for Course of the Force with Ashley Eckstein

Course of the Force is just around the corner, and if you expect to carry that lightsaber on one of its quarter mile increments (Register now if you want that … more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/26

This week offers up a nice balance of a cool zombie apocalypse game with a refreshing twist, an adaptation of a classic tale with a twist and a Matthew Lillard… more

Man in Black: An Interview with Barry Sonnenfeld

Barry Sonnenfeld has been a cinematographer for the Coen Brothers (Raising Arizona, Miller’s Crossing), a director (The Addams Family, Get Shorty) and a TV producer (The Tick, Pushing Daisies), but… more

DC Comics Examines the “Darkness and Light” of Their Heroes

DC Comics recently moved into a new state of the art facility at The Pointe in Burbank, California. To celebrate the opening of the new west coast offices and create… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/20

Whether it’s a comic book, movie, web series, album or a new piece of technology, we love combing through Kickstarter, Indie Go-Go and the myriad of other crowdfunding sites to… more

Comic Book Day: 20 Years of McFarlane Independence

There is no denying that in 1992 the comic book industry was changed dramatically and permanently. In the name of creator’s rights and ownership, six men left Marvel comics… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/13

Another week brings another round of fun projects looking for funding. See what I did there? We put the fun in funding. I’ll see myself out. Pick #1 – Amanda… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/6

Welcome back to another edition of Pickstarter, in which we highlight our favorite crowdfunded projects on sites like Indie-gogo and Kickstarter, where people are turning to the consumer for help… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 4/29

Welcome to the first edition of Nerdist’s weekly round up of cool projects looking for funding through the likes of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Pledge Music and more. Nerdist loves to see… more