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SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers

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Transformers: Primed for a Finale (Season Finale, That Is)

Tonight and tomorrow, in your post Halloween stupor, as you veg out watching television and recuperating from the epic night we like to think you had, flip the channel over… more

Universal’s “Despicable Me 2″ With Steve Carell Gets a Trailer

If you’re a super villain with a heart of gold and kids to look after, you need help and the minions look like they have it covered. But who or… 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
 

My Precious: Weta Makes Gollum Take a Swim at Wellington Airport

Suspended from the ceiling at Wellington Airport is a familiar face to Lord of the Rings fans. Gollum and three “juicy sweet fishes” were designed by Richard Taylor and Weta’s… more

The Shelf: The Campaign, Hitchcock, and Safety Not Guaranteed

Welcome back to The Shelf, our weekly look at what’s new in the world of Blu-ray and home entertainment. This week, we’re reminded that Alfred Hitchcock is a master filmmaker,… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 10/28

Greetings! Welcome to Pickstarter, our weekly look at the best and brightest projects looking for a little help from their friends (and strangers, and relatives…) This week we’re highlighting an… more
 

Portal 2′s Wheatley Retconned Into Halo

Man, these Portal Cores get around. From pissing off GLaDOS and being jettisoned to Skyrim, it looks like now they want to pick a fight with a Spartan and Cortana. … more

Urban Farming in Oakland: Aquaponics in Action

In the section of Oakland where Eric Maundu lives, there is no useable soil for farming. He’s surrounded by highways, trains, and parking lots, but he’s still found a way… more

The Shelf: Exclusive “Clone Wars” Concept Art, “Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” “I, Robot 3D,” & More

Welcome to The Shelf, Nerdist’s weekly look at Blu-ray and home entertainment. This week we’ve got the goods on Clone Wars’ complete 4th season with an exclusive look at some… more
 

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 10/21

Greetings and welcome to an all new week of crowdfunding gems. Some may be diamonds in the rough to be sure, but only they can get us to the magic… more

“The Guild”‘s Felicia Day Doesn’t Stop

Felicia Day is nice. She’s also very busy. So while we feel kinda bad about taking up her time when she has such a myriad of projects in the works… more

The Shelf: The Funhouse, Pete’s Dragon and Chernobyl

The Shelf is Nerdist’s weekly look at the new titles hitting Blu-ray and homes every week. This week we’ve got invisible dragons, 3D flying dragons, a forgotten ’80′s horror gem,… more
 

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 10/14

Welcome to Pickstarter, our weekly look at the content rich world of projects on Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites. This week we’ve got a long gestating Goon movie from David… more

The Shelf: Prometheus, E.T., & Little Shop of Horrors

The Shelf is our weekly look at the new titles coming to Blu-ray and home video titles worthy of your collection. This week we’ve got Ridley Scott’s engineer infused Alien… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 10/7

Welcome back to Pickstarter, our weekly look at the world of crowdfunding. This week we’ve included a campaign to get a “Star of the Dead” on Hollywood Blvd., a web-series… more
 

The Shelf: Dark Shadows, Universal Monsters & Flying Swords

Welcome back to The Shelf, the weekly guide for what’s new and worth buying on Blu-ray and home video. Dark Shadows Fans of the original Dark Shadows soap opera and… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 9/30

Welcome back to Pickstarter, our exploration of crowdfunded creativity on the internets. This week our picks include kawaii characters for your role-playing, a Day of the Dead dose of comic… more

Let’s Go to the Maul with The Clone Wars’ Sam Witwer

Star Wars: The Clone Wars had a banner year last season. That was in no small part to the thrilling four-part season finale that saw the return of everyone’s favorite… more
 

A Lesson from “Hell On Wheels”‘ Anson Mount

On Hell on Wheels, Anson Mount’s portrayal of the Southern anti-hero Cullen Bohannon is a welcome addition to a long line of classic Western leads. The character’s quiet nobility while… more

The Shelf: Avengers, Bonds, Bats and Zombies

Welcome to The Shelf, our weekly look at the latest movie releases on Blu-ray and home entertainment. This week is a veritable buffet of nerdly delights in new releases. From… more

Try This At Home with Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan

You may recognize Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan for their amazing Mass Effect cosplay and as featured documentary subjects in Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, but starting today you’ll… more
 

Talking Starship Troopers and Movie Science with Zack Stentz

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is best known for the Oscars, its annual award ceremony celebrating the best in film. It does so much more though. Throughout… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 9/16

Welcome back, your dreams were your ticket out. Welcome Back, to that same old place… wait. My intro has gone off course and now I’m just typing lyrics to the… more

Ding! Dong! The Book Of Mormon Arrives In LA

Starting tomorrow, Los Angeles audiences will finally be able to learn what New Yorkers (and Tony voters) already figured out, just how amazing Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s The Book… more