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Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Forbidden World”

(WARNING: The above is a red-band trailer and is certainly NSFW. It was the only one available.) The impact and importance of Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien on the… more

The Shelf: Doctor Who, The Muppet Movie, Luc Besson’s Newest

This week, it’s high-adventure with a French reporter, a frog, a bear, a pig, and two doses of a Time Lord in the ’70s. The president is also in peril,… 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

Donald Faison Prescribes Justice in “Kick-Ass 2″

He first came to prominence in the ’90s in movies like Clueless and Remember the Titans before getting his television medical degree by playing Dr. Christopher Turk for nine seasons… more

Doctor Who: A Companion’s Companion – Seasons 3,4,& 5

Doctor Who’s second season would remain its most successful for a decade and cemented the show as a British phenomenon. The seasons that followed, however, showed a sharp and… more

Giant Mech Celebrates Geek Week

As you surely know, last week was YouTube’s Geek Week, in which we and a number of other channels made and released content pertaining specifically to geek culture. It’s possible… more

Get Saved by the Bad with “Breaking Belding”

(UPDATE: Thanks for your patience- the videos have arrived!) It seems like such a good idea, it’s surprising no one’s done it yet. Arguably the best show currently on television,… more

All Star Celebrity Bowling – Vsauce Edition

It’s an all YouTube edition of All Star Celebrity Bowling to celebrate Fan Friday on YouTube’s Geek Week. For Team Vsauce, it’s founder Michael Stevens, Vsauce 2 host Kevin Lieber,… more

The To Do List Presents Top Ten 90s Things

Well, “Top Ten” might be a bit too structured, but it’s definitely stuff from the ’90s, as The To Do List’s writer-director Maggie Carey and stars Aubrey Plaza, Rachel Bilson,… more

Genre of ’68 – “Planet of the Apes”

Science fiction at its best reflects one of two things: either our own fascination with the unknown pertaining to our existence, or our inherent fear of ourselves and “the other.”… more

Emile Hirsch Gets Back to Nature in “Prince Avalanche”

Actor Emile Hirsch has played everything from a speed racer to a rights activist to the boy who lives next to The Girl Next Door. Perhaps his most famous and… more

Even Goombas are Whovians in “Game Off”

Seeing as it’s Gaming Thursday on YouTube’s Geek Week, it’s high time for another episode of Game Off, the animated look behind the lives of Goombas. This is an extra… more

David Gordon Green: King of the Indie Frontier

Filmmaker David Gordon Green can’t be pigeonholed. After beginning his career with independent drama fare like George Washington and All the Real Girls, he transitioned to broader comedies like Pineapple… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky”

Sometimes you have to applaud a movie that brazenly refuses to give a shit about how ridiculous it is. While some movies, even the most extreme, show restraint in some… more

Win a Batman Bust As a Thank You from the Nerdist Channel

The Nerdist Channel just passed 500,000 subscribers. That is truly amazing; we’re flabbergasted. Thank you! Thank you all so much! It’s been a fantastic journey thus far, and we… more

Larry King’s Top Ten Superheroes

Larry King is like a superhero himself, but instead of a cape and cowl, his power comes from his suspenders and glasses. Truly, he belongs here on Nerdist and on… more

Corey Taylor’s Top Ten Ghost Movies

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has a thing for ghosts, and he knows a lot about them. He should; he’s spent a great deal of time going around… more

Lake Bell Runs the Show “In a World…”

For actress Lake Bell, resonance is key, both in speaking and in projects. It was a story combining the two she wanted to tell which led to her writing and… more

TARDIS in Orbit Project: Update #1

Alex and Robert Doyle launched a Kickstarter project back in May to put a TARDIS into orbit, taken into outer space via the payload dock of a commercial rocket used… more

The Shelf: “The Thick of It,” “Oblivion,” “The Best of Fridays”

This week on Ye Olde Shelfe, the new Doctor’s old show, Tom Cruise’s new digs, sketch comedy from the edge, plus some Disney, some sci-fi, and the fourth in the “… more

Adam de la Pena Shows Us the “Outlands”

Writer Adam de la Pena loves old school video games. Not only does he still play them, but he writes comedies within them. Having written on the Comedy Central programs… more

Doctor Who: A Companion’s Companion – Season Two

For its first few weeks, Doctor Who was a strange little tea-time sci-fi show, but after the Daleks rolled their way into children’s homes, forcing them to hide behind… more

Geek Week Goes All Who-y

In conjunction with Global Geekery Monday, the second day of YouTube’s Geek Week programming, we’ve got some videos from across the pond, and through time and space. That’s right, we’ve… more

More Blockbuster Sunday Videos from YouTube’s Geek Week

The cavalcade of content for the first day of YouTube’s Geek Week just keeps on trucking and we’ve got another round-up of some of the best things floating in the… more