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The Walking Dead Escape Returns to Comic-Con

It was a shambolic, blood-gushing hit at last year’s Comic-Con, and The Walking Dead Escape, the official obstacle course from the hit AMC television show, is back for seconds. For… more

Britta’s Psyched About Community at Comic-Con

As you’ve read already, Chris Hardwick will be moderating the Community panel at Comic-Con International on Sunday, July 21st, at 1:50pm in the uber-huge Hall H. The panel will… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Comic-Con Preview: The TV Shows!

“Comic-Con is more than just comic books,” said someone looking to receive a response of “doy.” The yearly San Diego nerd explosion has become the place for fans to get… more

Comic-Con Preview: The Movies!

This week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego will have panels about some of the most hotly anticipated movies of the coming year (or two in some cases) in the science… more

Nerdist at Comic-Con International!

If it’s July, you can be sure of two things: 1) its heat is the subject of several Creedence Clearwater Revival songs, and 2) it’s time once again for Comic-Con… more

The Shelf: “Evil Dead,” “Orphan Black,” “Regular Show,” “42″

Some excellent Blu-rays and DVDs this month, covering everything from cloning to baseball to possession to slacking to super powers to murder to city life to time travel. Really, when… more

John C. McGinley on Becoming “42″‘s Red Barber

John C. McGinley has acted in some of our favorite movies and TV shows, like Se7en, The Rock, and, of course, his nine-year stint as Dr. Perry Cox on Scrubs…. more

Meet Nick and Gary of Sneaky Zebra

The newest member of Nerdist’s ever-growing Nerdist Alliance, a collective of creative people making content on the internet, is Sneaky Zebra, a YouTube channel which makes quality geek programming, parody… more

Our 10 Favorite Mechs in Pop Culture

This weekend sees the release of the hotly-anticipated robots vs. monsters film, Pacific Rim (perhaps you’ve heard of it). In it, humans pilot giant mechanical creations (or “mecha” in… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: Lou Ferrigno is “Hercules”

In 1982, Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the big screen in a pec-flexing way with the incredibly silly Conan the Barbarian. A year later, his Pumping Iron counterpart, Lou Ferrigno, made it… more

EXCLUSIVE: BOOM Studios’ “Regular Show” #7 Covers Preview

The animated misadventures of Mordecai the blue jay and Rigby the raccoon in Cartoon Network’s Regular Show have been in panel form in the pages of BOOM! comics for a… more

Tom Hanks IS Walt Disney in the New “Saving Mr. Banks” Trailer

Oh, friends, prepare yourselves to be delighted. The first trailer for the film version of the true story of when Walt Disney tried to convince Mrs. P.L. Travers to… more

See “Stranded” at Comic-Con on Us

Christian Slater leads a crew on Lunar Base Ark exploring ore when they’re hit by a strange meteor shower. This leads to a terrifying journey into the unknown, as paranoia… more

Pacific Rim App Lets You Control a Jaeger

Just in time for Guillermo del Toro’s city-busting film, Pacific Rim, which pits human-controlled robots (or Jaegers) against enormous Kaiju monsters from beneath the sea, comes a new smart phone… more

Qualcomm Presents The Course of the Force App

Are you interested in following this year’s Course of the Force, the charity run from Skywalker Ranch in Northern California all the way down to San Diego in the week… more

Her Universe Takes On “The Walking Dead”

Continuing its commitment to fine geek-themed garments for the discerning female nerd, Ashley Eckstein’s Her Universe clothing line has taken a giant stagger toward the ghoulish with its new selection… more

Sing-Along in the Star Wars Cantina

In Star Wars, we only got a brief look inside the Mos Eisley spaceport cantina, but it is without a doubt one of the most memorable scenes in the entire… more

The Shelf: “Robot Chicken DC Special,” “Wolverine: Origin,” “The Host”

This week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases consist of aliens, superheroes, hitmen, armed robbers, and college admissions agents. Sounds intriguing, don’t it? Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Robot Chicken, Adult Swim’s… more

Course of the Force: Episode 5

Things have not been going the best for Chris Hardwick and his pals, who’ve been trying really hard to find the Course of the Force lightsaber stolen from Industrial Light &… more

Matt Bennett Shows Us Some Nerdy Jobs

It was teased at Wondercon and now the Nerdist Channel’s newest show, Nerdy Jobs, is here. In it, host Matt Bennett takes viewers on a tour of some of the… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Escape Plan”

Just when you thought The Expendables had been expended, Sylvester Stallone, who is about to have his 67th birthday, and 65 year old Arnold Schwarzenegger are back with yet another… more

Why Captain America IS America’s Hero

He started as a propaganda device during World War II and has been depicted punching Adolf Hitler in his stupid maw on several occasions, but since his creation in 1941,… more

Doctor Who-Themed Engagement Photos

This is just a big pile of coolness. A photographer named Davey Morgan in Greenville, South Carolina, did a series of engagement photos for the adorable couple Laurie and Justin… more