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Cosplay Friday #49: Halloween Edition

It’s hard to believe it’s almost been a full year since Cosplay Friday made its triumphant debut on, but here we are, and it’s just in time (okay,… more

Witch, Please! Meet PERIODS. Films’ SEXY WITCHES

Unless you were a diehard fan of the ill-fated CW series Secret Circle, when you think of witches, you probably imagine haggard old crones with gnarled teeth, long hooked noses,… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

America Breathes Sigh of Relief as FAA Lifts Electronic Device Ban

Horrific violations of human rights may still go on unchecked the world over, but one of them has finally been addressed by the Federal Aviation Administration. At long last, the… more

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF HORROR’s Brea Grant’s Favorite Horror Films You Haven’t Seen

“Life is way sexier when you’re married to someone with a huge…body count.” From Brea Grant and Kevin Pereira and the team over at SuperCreative comes a pitch perfect… more

The Doctor Swings By NERDIST NEWS in a New Promo

Trust her. She’s the Doctor. Actually, we’re not entirely sure if Jessica Chobot has her medical license or her Class-D license necessary to own and operate a TARDIS, but she… more

Drop a Halloween Haiku and Win Dark Horse’s JOE GOLEM AND THE DROWNING CITY!

There’ll be plenty of tricks coming your way this Halloween, but what about treats? Not everyone loves candy – shocking, I know – so we’re trying to give you something… more

Writer/Director Chris McQuarrie to Bring STAR BLAZERS to Big Screen

Is Christopher McQuarrie the new go to guy for adapting popular Japanese franchises into big budget blockbusters? The Edge of Tomorrow scribe (based on Yoshitoshi Abe’s All You Need Is… more

HOOKED ON ONYX Gets Spooky at Monsterpalooza

If the attendees of Monsterpalooza, Burbank, CA’s 3-day festival for all things horror, didn’t feel a creeping sense of dread this year, then perhaps they should have, because little did… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for October 30, 2013

It may be All Hallows’ Eve Eve, but it’s still Comic Book Day, you guys, which means that you’ll have to dip into your discount candy budget to shell out… more


Either Telltale Games is keeping an unusually close eye on my Steam account activity or they’ve developed telepathic powers, because I was just replaying The Walking Dead: Season One on… more

Dylan Baker Talks TRICK ‘R TREAT, ANCHORMAN 2, and More

Dylan Baker is a consummate professional. With over 100 credits on his theatrical resume, it’s no surprise that the versatile actor is consistently in demand. When the situation arises, Baker… more

Same Old Sam: Quinn Lord Talks TRICK ‘R TREAT

When most of us are seven years old, we spend our time running around pretending to be superheroes or plumbing the depths of our imaginations from the confines of our… more

Listen to Smooth McGroove’s Epic A Cappella Video Game Theme Covers

Final Fantasy VII is a game that is very near and dear to my heart. Being an only child, I led a rich, inner life in my youth that was… more

Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

The short review: Fearlessly tackling one of the ugliest chapters in American history, director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave is a modern day masterpiece and, frankly, required viewing. The… more

Cosplay Friday #48

While Matt is off purchasing his body weight in kigurumis in Japan, I have returned for a week to bring you the latest and greatest sartorial delights and the coolest… more

Bat to Basics: What to Expect From BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS

In case the launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins didn’t send a quiver up your loins, then you should consult a doctor first of all to see if you’re paralyzed… more

Exclusive: Activate the MONSTER MACHINE and Know Terror

In case you haven’t been paying attention, there’s horror afoot on the Nerdist Channel, and I am impossibly excited for you to see what unknown terrors await you in the… more

Comic Book Day: Mark Waid and Dean Haspiel Talk THE FOX

In the wake of Ylvis’ balls-trippingly crazy music video, many people are asking themselves just what it is the Fox says. For writer Mark Waid and writer-artist Dean Haspiel, they… more

Countdown to MONSTER MACHINE: The Top 10 Monster Movies

As you may already know, tonight Andrew Bowser’s Monster Machine comes to the Nerdist Channel, a short film that plays out like an epic love letter to all things horror…. more

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: Girl in the Flower Dress

There’s a lot of power in a name. The prospect of an unknown menace is unsettling, but the prospect of a known, named evil is much scarier stuff. Remember Voldemort?… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for October 23rd, 2013

From otherworldly westerns to sociopathic supermen to scimitar-wielding contract killers and beyond, this week’s Pull List is fit to burst with all manner of genre goodness. Comic Book Day comes… more

After “The Fox”, Ylvis Goes to “Massachusetts” (NSFW)

Being from Massachusetts, I am part of a proud tradition of fierce arrogance, unwavering loyalty, and general loudmouthing when it comes to extolling the virtues of my home state. Our… more

Jimmy Fallon Goes on Strike in ALL STAR CELEBRITY BOWLING

One hosts @midnight. One hosts Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (and soon The Tonight Show). Two men enter the bowling alley. One man leaves. Well, technically eight men leave, because… more