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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… 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

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… 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

YouTube Geek Week Begins with Blockbuster Sunday!

Today begins YouTube’s Geek Week, six days dedicated to the best in internet content. Sunday is designated “Blockbuster Day” and is hosted by Freddie Wong of FreddieW fame. Here, Freddie… more

“Doctor Who” Announcement: And the New Doctor Is…. Peter Capaldi!

IT’S PETER CAPALDI! All the waiting, speculating, and incessant rumor-controlling has finally come to an end. The identity of the Twelfth Doctor was revealed today as part of an hour-long… more

Top Ten Gangster Movies w/ “The Blacklist”‘s Megan Boone & Diego Klattenhoff

The new NBC series The Blacklist is about the capture of notorious gangster Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) so, as part of YouTube’s Geek Week, we asked co-stars Megan Boone (… more

Slash Talks Making Horror Movies

He’s been a rock & roll god for the better part of three decades, but it turns out Slash is just a big ol’ geek. In honor of YouTube’s Geek Week,… more

Patton Oswalt’s Star Wars Filibuster Animated

One of our favorite bits of TV of the last year was Patton Oswalt’s guest appearance on Parks & Recreation giving a citizen’s filibuster during a town meeting scene. He detailed… more

Explore the “Shaun of the Dead” Script Interactively

The Cornetto Trilogy is coming to an end. We’re all aware of this; it’s been in the cards for awhile. In fact, in the UK, it’s already over since the… more

Demetri Martin: Actor Person

Demetri Martin is a man of many talents. In addition to being one of the top stand-up comedians working today, being a Nerdist podcast guest, authoring two books, and creating… more