Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Feel the Atomic Awesomeness of the GODZILLA Trailer

Who would have guessed that combining a gorilla, a whale, and postwar fears about the repercussions of atomic warfare would result in one of the most iconic on-screen characters of… more

Exclusive: BATMAN #26 Preview

Year’s end is a time for reflection, and Scott Snyder’s latest Batman arc gives us a moment to stop and reflect on how Bruce Wayne went from playboy billionaire to… 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
 

Learn All About J.R.R. Tolkien in This INFO MINUTE

With the impending release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, many people find themselves wondering, “Wait, how many Hobbit movies are there again?,” “The book was only 300-something pages?,”… more

Japan Now Has 3 Flavors of Pet Bird-Flavored Ice Cream

Clearly tired of everything tasting like chicken, one enterprising Japanese cafe has taken it upon themselves to bring the rest of the avian kingdom to our tastebuds with some out… more

First Look at THE WOLF AMONG US Episode 2: SMOKE & MIRRORS

With the launch of Telltale’s wonderful Fables-inspired game The Wolf Among Us on iOS this week, it was only a matter of time until they gave those of us who… more
 

Drew Goddard to Write, Direct, Showrun Marvel’s DAREDEVIL Netflix Series

It makes sense that the man who scared us silly and skewered horror tropes in The Cabin in the Woods would be the one to tackle the Man Without Fear…. more

ROOKIE of the Year, Again: An Interview with Tavi Gevinson

When most of us were in high school, we were worrying about getting to the cafeteria before anyone else to get the cookies that weren’t quite cooked in the middle,… more

REASONS TO BE SCARED OF THE FUTURE: The Large Hadron Collider

Why is there a gigantic metal doughnut beneath Switzerland and why should you be terrified by it? What the hell is anti-matter anyway? Why is Rhys Darby such a fearmonger?… more
 

Meet Your New Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot

After months of speculation and weird fan Photoshop mock-ups, the DC Cinematic Universe finally has its Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot. The Israeli actress, who has made a name for herself… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for December 4, 2013

Has the shellshock of Black Friday and Cyber Monday finally subsided? Have you dusted yourself off, and hung up your trampling boots for another 364 days? Well, thank goodness for… more

For $17,500, This Batman Tumbler Golf Cart Can Be Yours

You don’t have to be a playboy billionaire with no parents to ride like Bruce Wayne would on the golf course; all you need is $17,500 of expendable income… more
 

Andy Kindler Renders Juvenile Justice on KIDS COURT

For too long, our nation’s youth has been allowed to run rampant, transforming into Honey Boo-Boos, shilling for AT&T, not putting away their toys before bedtime, and before… more

Exclusive: Peep These GREEN LANTERN CORPS, Vol. 3 Scripts and Sketches

Did you think we were only going to have one DC exclusive for you this week? C’mon – it’s the holidays! ‘Tis better to give than to receive, so in… more

Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of SHIFTER with Wil Wheaton

Proving that he’s much more than just a high-powered entertainment lawyer, Skip Brittenham has teamed up once more with his Anomaly cohort Brian Haberlin to put out a sprawling, Hitchcockian… more
 

Exclusive: ACTION COMICS #26 Preview

Lana Lang shooting an assault rifle at a Kaiju-looking lightningbeast that looks like it escaped from an IMAX screening of Pacific Rim? Superman hurling trucks at towering creatures? Clark Kent’s… more

Turn Your Xbox One Into a Dev Kit… If You Dare

Finding a series of button inputs to unlock hidden features has been a gaming pastime since time immemorial. From the Konami Code to being able to destroy the SEGA logo… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Too Far Gone (SPOILERS!!!)

(If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of The Walking Dead yet, herein, you will encounter SPOILERS!!!, so perhaps you’ll want to save this one until you see the show…. more
 

Holiday Gift Guide: Comic Book Edition

It’s Comic Book Day and chances are you’re already neck deep in preparation for tomorrow’s Turkey Day feast. But, you’d be foolish to head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday… more

Comic Book Day: Talking SEX with Joe Casey

This isn’t the first time I’ve talked to a guy named Joe Casey about sex. Much like the Man of Action Studios co-founder and veteran comic book writer, my father… more

NERDIST NEWS: Black Friday Spectacular and OLDBOY’s Josh Brolin

Jessica Chobot is off brining her turducken, so once again the job of hosting today’s Nerdist News fell to yours truly. In our first annual Black Friday Spectacular, we try… more
 

Comic Book Day: Pull List for November 27, 2013

Just in time for Turkey Day, it’s a smorgasbord of comic delights delivered piping hot from the publisher’s presses to your local comic book store’s shelves. This Comic Book Day… more

Holiday Gift Guide: GAME OF THRONES Edition

The promise of new Game of Thrones episodes may be enough to keep us warm through these cold, Westeros-less winter months, but like the Night’s Watch, we’ve sworn to protect… more

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad Talk Disney’s FROZEN

The temperatures across the country may be dropping (unless you live somewhere like the perpetually pleasant Los Angeles), but the box office is heating up, especially as Disney’s Frozen hits… more