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Nerdist News: JURASSIC WORLD Updates, FLASH GORDON Reboot, and Google Time-Travel!

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SheZow: A Boy Becomes A Girl Superhero

This weekend, Hub Network premieres a new superhero cartoon entitled SheZow, created by Obie Scott Wade. It tells the story of a young boy named Guy who moves into his… more

The River Song Story (With Spoilers!)

My, how sporadic, out-of-sequence time does fly. It was five years ago today that the sci-fi viewing public got its first glimpse of the mysterious (and good-lookin’) Professor River Song,… 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
 

Jordan Vogt-Roberts and “The Kings of Summer”

In the new film The Kings of Summer, three high school boys, fed up with their respective home lives, find a clearing in the woods and decide to build a… more

Fly with Superman and Get Your Kryptonian Name

It’s nigh-on two weeks away from the premiere of Warner Bros’ Man of Steel, which, as you’re do doubt aware, is Zack Snyder’s reboot of the Superman mythos on film…. more

Review: “The Kings of Summer” Reigns Supreme

The coming-of-age movie is certainly nothing new, nor is the semi-raunchy teen comedy, though I can’t remember the last time either made me feel as though I really were a… more
 

Pickstarter: A Battle of Feet

You know that old saying, “truth is stranger than fiction?” It’s a saying because it’s true. In 2007, a man in North Carolina bought a grill at an auction only… more

Happy Vader’s Day with a Massive Star Wars Prize Package for Your Dad

Not all dads are perfect. Some of them cut your hand off in a lightsaber duel while trying to convert you to the Dark Side. But is that any reason… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Barbarella”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6TgV2JAeJw&w=615&h=346] The ’60s must have been an interesting time for Henry Fonda. He was one of the most wholesome… more
 

Jason Silva Shows Us “Awe”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QyVZrV3d3o&w=615&h=346] Our good friend Jason Silva, the host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, has another mind-expanding video for… more

Pickstarter: A Movie About Video Games

Despite the many correct and profound reflections on art and media the late, great Roger Ebert gave to the world, one he got incredibly wrong was about video games. He… more

The Shelf: “Doctor Who” Series 7 Pt. 2, “Beetlejuice,” the Complete Series

This week, we’ve got Blu-rays and DVDs of some favorite television programs as well as some weird movies you may want to check out. The beauty of “The Shelf” is… more
 

More Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPgGELDc1bE&w=615&h=461] A couple of weeks ago, I took it upon myself to answer rhetorical questions posed by… more

Get Wasted with the US Trailer for “The World’s End”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ibQvQUpMTg&w=615&h=346] Can it be August yet? The American version of the new The World’s End trailer is now alive… more

John DiMaggio Talks “I Know That Voice”

John DiMaggio is one of the most sought-after and hardest-working voice actors in the biz today. He grew to prominence as the voice of Bender Bending Rodriguez on the Matt… more
 

Inside the World of “Sanjay & Craig”

Nickelodeon has always been on the cutting edge of original animated programming. From the early ’90s with its first three “Nicktoons,” Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy, the network has… more

Review: “Epic” — 3D Visuals, 2D Script

For 3D digital animation, most people think there’s Pixar and there’s everybody else. However, there are lots of other animation studios out there doing terrific work in the… more

Interview with “Tainted Love” Creator and Star Orlando Jones

Tainted Love is a romantic comedy-action-crime=graphic novel adventure story that combines live action and motion-comic to spin its narrative. It’s the tale of boy meets girl; however, in… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYwbxZN11Fs&w=615&h=461] With Pacific Rim coming out this summer, I thought I’d take a look at a Kaiju film from… more

Super Rad! A Talk with Christian Jacobs About “The Aquabats! Super Show!”

Orange County ska rock superheroes The Aquabats were founded in 1994 and almost since their inception, front man Christian Jacobs (aka MC Bat Commander) has been attempting to bring the… more

The Shelf: “The Last Stand,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Howl’s Moving Castle”

It’s a jam-packed week of Blu-ray and DVD releases this week with action, horror, adventure, comedy and Hayao Miyazaki. Hooray! The Last Stand [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=… more
 

Doctor Who Review: “The Name of the Doctor” (SPOILERS)

Wait, so this WASN’T the 50th Anniversary special? It’s an episode in which every single incarnation of the Doctor we know (and also…) is featured, and in a way that… more

Watch “Set List” for YouTube Comedy Week

Beginning Sunday, May 19th, YouTube will be holding a seven-day comedy extravaganza, YouTube Comedy Week, featuring some of the best and brightest of internet funny-making. The Nerdist Channel is among… more

Interview with “Last Man Standing” Writer/Artist Dan LuVisi

In 2010, Dan LuVisi’s massive graphic tome Last Man Standing: Killbook of a Bounty Hunter was released, detailing the history, world, and characters of LuVisi’s Last Man Standing comic series… more