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THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Infected

After last week’s hailstorm of undead bodies raining down from a grocery store roof, Rick’s walk in the woods with a murderous Irishwoman, and the reveal of a fatal viral… more

Countdown to Terror with the MONSTER MACHINE Poster

Something spooky this way comes to the Nerdist Channel this Wednesday – Andrew Bowser’s love letter to classic horror movies, Monster Machine – and, like a faulty Ghostbusters trap, we… 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

Exclusive: THE FLASH #24 Preview

In last year’s The Flash #0, we met Daniel West, seemingly innocuous brother of Iris West. Last month, in The Flash #23, we had a real Looper moment on our… more


The short review: While it takes its time to make its point and its eyes are bigger than its stomach, Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate is a competent chronicle of… more

The Top 10 Dungeons & Dragons Modules

This article was co-written with the help of Patrick Wilson. No, not the actor, but he’s similarly handsome. After the release of Zero Charisma, Nerdist’s first feature film which we… more

SAW’s Jigsaw is the World’s Worst Roommate

Halloween is right around the corner, which means that rent is also due shortly thereafter. Having moved last year on Halloween, I can tell you that it’s no picnic, but… more

Bad Lip Reading Turns GAME OF THRONES Into Medieval Land Fun-Time World

Bad Lip Reading has managed to elevate everything from the NFL to the presidential debates to Twilight from normal nonsense to hilarious nonsense and now they’ve set their sights northward… more

Watch Vin Diesel Walk on Stilts to Prepare for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

As you may have heard by now, muscle car drivin’, D&D playin’, pitch black seein’ Vin Diesel is going to be playing Groot, the seven-and-a-half foot tall living… more


What starts out as a slow and kind of silly episode transformed into a slick, surprising and fast-paced tale replete with espionage, conflict and character development. I may sound like… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for October 16, 2013

In between watching Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and fretting over who is going to play Ant-Man in Edgar Wright’s movie, make it a point of… more

Fall 128,000 Feet in Felix Baumgartner’s Red Bull Stratos Jump POV Video

After riding the Man of Steel attraction at Six Flags recently, I thought that I had ascended to heretofore unforeseen heights, freefalling for seconds that seemed like minutes. That is… more

Exclusive: RAMBO…BUT GAY Draws First Blood

From one of the brilliantly twisted minds that brought you Neil’s Puppet Dreams comes the retelling of Rambo you never knew you needed, complete with three musical numbers and more… more

Pete Holmes Tells Us Why Wolverine is Just the Worst

“What is a motorcycle made of?” “Glass…and tubes.” Wolverine is the best at what he does, but what is it that he does exactly? In a sketch that premiered… more

Report: Marvel Eyeing Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd for ANT-MAN

After finally recovering from the hilarious hangover of The World’s End, the internet rumor mill could at long last turn its attention back to trying to ferret out who will… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: 30 Days Without an Accident

After months of decomposing and wasting away, The Walking Dead has shambled back into our lives with a renewed vigor, a healthy appetite for brains and a newly risen showrunner… more

Exclusive: BATMAN/SUPERMAN #4 Preview

Got a case of the Mondays? Let us help you wash those workweek blues away with a shiny exclusive preview of DC Comics’ Batman/Superman #4 by Greg Pak and… more

NYCC: G.I. JOE and TRANSFORMERS Team Up for IDW in 2014

Autobots, roll out! Yo Joe! That’s right, folks, in 2014, the 1980s’ greatest heroes, G.I. Joe and Transformers, are coming together again to kick ass, take names, and feed… more

Review: CBGB is More Poseur Than Punk

The short list: While the filmmakers’ hearts were in the right place, CBGB plays out like a scratched CD, a greatest hits compilation that skips and stutters, offering up an… more

This is Your Captain Speaking: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’ Barkhad Abdi

While Tom Hanks is generally regarded as one of the nicest, hardest working guys in the game, relatively little is known about his Captain Phillips co-star Barkhad Abdi. Born in… more

CBGB’s Johnny Galecki Sounds Off on Terry Ork and Punk Rock

Since its demise in 2006, the spectre of CBGB has loomed large over the musical landscape, casting a shadow on the spirit of American independent music. Now home to a… more

Review: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Sets an Open Course for Action

The short review: Stunningly shot and laden with Oscar-caliber performances from the likes of Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi, Paul Greengrass’ Captain Phillips is a harrowing, tense adaptation of true… more

Review: Go on the World’s Worst Vacation in ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW

The short review: Profoundly discomforting, deeply unsettling and beautifully composed – with a few green screen hiccups in between – Randy Moore’s Escape From Tomorrow is a unique experience but… more

Punk’s Not Dead: Talking CBGB with Joel David Moore

From 1973 to 2006, legendary punk rock music venue CBGB was a staple of the New York city musical landscape, offering a stage and an audience for bands that couldn’t… more