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Who You Gonna Call? Michael Rooker!

Not content to merely have been Merle Dixon, the one-handed Governor-enforcer on AMC’s The Walking Dead, nor to have been a bounty hunter in one of our Course of the… more

DOCTOR WHO’s 50th Gets a Title and a Poster

Now THIS is something I want on my wall. Just a moment ago, at midnight in the UK, the BBC announced both the name of and the poster for the… 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

Marvel’s JARVIS App for iOS Available TODAY

Last week, at a media event at Walt Disney Studios, a demonstration was given of the brand new Marvel JARVIS app for iOS devices. With it, you’re effectively loading Tony… more

The Secret of J.J. Abrams’ STRANGER Teaser Revealed

Last month, we posted a very strange and intriguing teaser trailer that was being bandied about as J.J. Abrams’ next project, supposedly called Stranger. Was it a movie? Was… more


On the Shelf this week, we’ve got some boldly going, we’ve got the complete history of the worst camp in the history of the world, we’ve got a favorite of… more


On September 2nd, the FX Network’s spinoff channel, FXX, was launched, and it brought with it two of its biggest shows, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League, which… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 10

If a television show’s stride can be hit, Doctor Who certainly did that during its 9th season. Despite a lackluster final story (okay, actually a God-awful one), the season… more

Lindalee’s Doctor Who Reviews Turn 1

For nearly an entire fifth of her age, Lindalee Rose has been talking about Doctor Who on the internet. The now-5-and-a-half-year-old began her career as a YouTube sensation with her… more

Miss FUTURAMA LIVE? Now Watch It Taped!

Wednesday night was the clever, touching, and surprisingly violent final episode of perennial animated sci-fi sitcom, Futurama. As you may recall from having seen us tout it for several days… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 9

After eight years on the air, and racking up over 300 episodes, Doctor Who was entering a new season without major cast or crew changes for the first time. In… more

FUTURAMA Livestream Wednesday Night, Right Here!

It’s time to say goodbye to the lovely folks of Futurama with the airing of the series finale, “Meanwhile,” on Comedy Central tonight at 10pm ET/PT. However, the Nerdist… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: STARCRASH

The time has come. I’ve been alluding to this movie since I started Weird Old Sci-Fi and have mentioned it in various forms and articles practically since I first saw… more

Simon Pegg Pranks the Cast of STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

It’s a well-known fact that it’s not safe to Star Trek into anywhere with a professional comedian, lest you subject yourself to hilarious pranking. On the set of Star Trek… more


Today on The Shelf, or “L’étagère” in French, we’ve got some magic, some mystery, some horror, a bunch of TV seasons, and even a ‘nado fulla sharks. Heaven… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 8

The first season of Doctor Who in the 1970s was an enormous change in just about every facet. Not only was it the first season in color and the first… more

Found on the Web: A Haunted Mansion Horror Short

This is a very cool, very well done short film I happened upon whilst doing my normal YouTube rounds. It’s a found-footage ghost story shot in Disneyland, and specifically on… more

Review: GETAWAY Speeds and Skids

Do you remember that Clive Owen movie Shoot ‘Em Up? Basically, he’s just a guy who happens upon some criminal stuff and he just so happens to be excellent… more

Interview: GETAWAY Director Courtney Solomon

In Getaway, Ethan Hawke plays a former race car driver named Brent Magna living in Bulgaria who is forced to drive a tricked-out Mustang Shelby for a mysterious man who… more

Show Teachers You Support Them with RedditGifts

There is legitimately no group of people who do more to shape the future yet get so little in return than teachers. Everybody who’s been through public school has had… more

Genre of ’68 – ROSEMARY’S BABY

If Night of the Living Dead was 1968’s blue collar horror movie, then Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby was surely the white collar one. It’s a movie… more

FUTURAMA Finale Event Live on Nerdist Channel

More good news, everyone! Well, the same but slightly different good news. Parallel dimension good news, everyone! As we mentioned earlier this week, Futurama, the best sci-fi/comedy/action/parody/… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: LIFEFORCE

In the 1980s, Israeli film-producing cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were in charge of the Cannon Group, a filmmaking company that had been around since the late ’70s and,… more

Come See Free Classic DOCTOR WHO This Saturday at NerdMelt in L.A.!

Welp, it’s that time again; time for another Classic Doctor Who screening at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles hosted by yours truly. This time, we’re venturing… more