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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Interview with “We’re Alive” Creator KC Wayland

We’re Alive is brand new to the Nerdist Podcast Network, but it’s by no means a new show. For three seasons, the survivors of the zombie apocalypse have done their… more

Vin Diesel’s Glowing Eyes Are Back in First “Riddick” Trailer

[youtube] The perpetual space fugitive Richard B. Riddick, played by the gravelliest voice in the business, Vin Diesel, is… 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

Seattle International Film Festival Preview

If you’re in the Seattle area, or want to make a pilgrimage there, from May 16th to June 9th but don’t really know why or what you’d do there, then… more

Happy Birthday, George Lucas!

[youtube] Today is George Lucas’ birthday. It’s pretty safe to say that if any one person… more

The Shelf: “Cloud Atlas,” “Doctor Who: The Visitation,” “Frankie Go Boom”

This week, The Shelf has a film spanning hundreds of years and three directors, the Doctor’s visit gets revisited, and a one-night stand goes incredibly badly. Cloud Atlas [youtube http://… more

Win the “Fraggle Rock” 30th Anniversary Collection on DVD!

[youtube] It seems almost unthinkable that Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock, his landmark children’s program about several different species living… more

Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube] For some unexplainable reason, pop songs like to ask questions and then never answer them. I have no… more

Indiana Jones Meets The Mummy via Luc Besson

[youtube] What’s this? You didn’t know the movie The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec existed? Well, neither… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Galaxy of Terror”

[youtube] It really is staggering just how many Alien rip-offs there were in the early 80s. It’s possible… more

Design Your Own “Pacific Rim” Jaeger

Have you ever wanted to design your own giant robot that would join in the fight against enormous kaiju monsters from another dimension? Of course you have; you’re a rational… more

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – First Promo

[youtube] No sooner do we get the announcement of ABC picking up Joss Whedon’s pilot, Marvel’s Agents of S…. more

Doctor Who Review: “Nightmare in Silver”

Writer Neil Gaiman is a massive Doctor Who fan. Join the club, right? In Series 6, he wrote what is pretty much everybody’s favorite episode that year, “The Doctor’… more

Debut Trailer for “The World’s End”

Video: The World’s End – exclusive trailer It’s finally here: the first teaser trailer for Edgar Wright’s The World’s End, the culmination of the “Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy”… more

The Shelf: “Jack Reacher,” “Mama,” “Superman: Unbound”

This week, a loner solves mysteries and elbows people in the face, a creepy ghost mother lays claim on some kids, and a guy in a cape fights a robot…. more

Star Wars Day Photos

People all over the world celebrated May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, by gathering, dressing up, and having impromptu lightsaber duels. Here are some photos from the various goings-on… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Black Hole”

[youtube] Continuing along the post-Star Wars path as last week’s Battle Beyond the Stars, this week’s Weird… more

Doctor Who Review: “The Crimson Horror” (SPOILERS)

Oh, Victorian times. They are always something at which the BBC excels. Period costume drama is like its bread and butter, which is why I always look forward to Victorian… more

Celebrate Star Wars Day All Over the Land on Saturday

“May the 4th Be With You” is a pun that has spawned an entire movement. While it might sound like someone is making fun of a poor soul with a… more

Strax Answers Questions from Children

[youtube] Commander Strax, played by Dan Starkey, became an instant fan favorite when he arrived as part of the… more

New Wolverine Footage Shows Lots of Slicing & Dicing

[youtube] It might be a lot shorter than the initial trailer we saw, but the new CinemaCon footage of… more

Behind the Scenes of Doctor Puppet

[youtube] By now, you’ve probably seen the first two installments of the Doctor Puppet saga (if you haven’t, they… more

New Pacific Rim Posters Have Jaegers Aplenty

As if we already weren’t stoked beyond measure for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacifc Rim after the Con trailer came out earlier this week, we now get a new poster and… more

The Shelf: Whole Lotta Star Trek Going On

This week on The Shelf, with the release of Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters a mere few weeks away, Paramount is trying to get everybody even more excited to… more