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8-Bit Lit at NerdMelt

Calling all gamers and book-dorks in the Los Angeles area! Meltdown Comics and the NerdMelt Showroom have an awesome art gallery opening this Saturday: 8 Bit Lit brings together video… more

GLaDOS is Still Alive on Calculators

I wasn’t exactly a model student in high school. I wasn’t boozin’, or loitering, or anything terrible like that. I never paid attention. Especially in math class. It just came… 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

Wii U and the Next Gen of Horror

The state of survival horror games is not great. Sure, Slender and Amnesia have provided some good spooks, but they aren’t enough to satisfy a hunger for long, teetering-on-hopeless tales. … more

Beta’d: Please Welcome The Wii U

On November 18, you can finally wait in line to buy the Wii U. This week, Nintendo announced the release date and pricing of its next home console. There are… more

Beta’d: Gamescom Top 10 Round Up

This week, Gamescom 2012 was held in Cologne, Germany. Despite no appearance from Microsoft, the convention was filled to the krempe (that’s German for “brim”) with announcements and new… more

Impressions of Thrones (But Not Literally)

  My Lords, I have become enthralled in the thirstiest of blood games known by Game of… Forget it. I can’t write like that. I’m all about Game of Thrones…. more


Oh, the middle of June. E3 has washed over us and now the Mac nerds hunch over their iPads to read live blogs of WWDC. Don’t get me wrong… more

“Retro City Rampage” and Nostalgia at E3 2012

Hidden amongst the bright lights and deafening dubstep of the E3 showroom floor, a few titles blipped on my radar for their attention to nostalgic detail. Just as a film… more

On the Couch with Eric Wareheim at the Los Angeles Music Video Festival

This past Friday, I spent my night enjoying the second-ever Los Angeles Music Video Festival at the Downtown Independent Theater. The name says it all — the evnt celebrated the… more

The Kids on the Wall

Calling all Los Angeles Kids in the Hall fans!!! This Saturday (4/21 @ 7pm) is the opening party of the Kids in the Hall|Kids on the Wall art gallery!… more

Muchos KStew

Do you live in Los Angeles? Do you appreciate art and stuff? Then get your tookus to Meltdown Comics this Saturday night (April 7th @ 7pm) for the opening reception of… more

“Give Me Your Special Juice, Honey Boo Boo Child!”

If you haven’t watched this collection of clips from Toddlers & Tiaras yet, shame on you. If you have, watch it again. Enjoy, honey boo-boo children! Follow Matthew on Twitter now!… more

Belated Gift Advice, Or What To Buy For The Neglected On Your List

Another Christmas has passed us by. Oh, shit. That’s right. Yesterday was Christmas. You probably forgot to give somebody a gift. Fortunately, I’m desperately alone without a soul… more

Miyamoto Is Kind Of Retiring?!

Legendary video game developer Shigeru Miyamoto will soon be retiring — sort of. Nintendo’s head of game development (Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong…) will be stepping down, er, aside, from his… more

Review: Tracks HD by SOL Republic

Whenever I open a new i-Whatever, I throw those crappy included headphones into my box of extra electronic junk – subsequently never using them. Music is too important to me… more

Prof. Genki’s Awesome Trailer Great Job!

Normally, I hate video game trailers that lack gameplay footage. It always feels like a bait and switch. Occasionally, and this is one of those occasions, I don’t care. If… more

GIF a Little Bit

Give a man a GIF and he laughs for awhile. Give a man an entire website dedicated to GIFs and he laughs endlessly until placed in a mental help facility*…. more

We’re Ready to Believe You, Again!

Let’s say, for the sake of argument, you are an attractive lady. Let’s also say you offer me an ultimatum: I either get to have sex with you, or we… more


If you don’t know about Josh Gad, what’s wrong with you, you dumb sack of butts? Didn’t you see The Rocker? Oh, yeah. Sorry. Nobody did. That still makes you… more

Slutty Insects

Scientists are at it again, everybody. Going around messin’ with RNA like they own the place. Injecting it into mosquito embryos to turn off the gene that produces fertile sperm…. more

Fake Apple Stores Update

The story of the fake Apple Stores in China that has been all over the news has become a bit more interesting. The Wall Street Journal did what they do… more

Want to Buy an iPud?

Matt Mira isn’t the only Matt who works for an electronics retailer. I give hours of my life selling all sorts of gadgets and toys to people – tourists who… more

Carlos Who?

While walking the floor of E3, my friend Adam Dorsey and I saw a crowd of people gathered around the “Gears of War” booth, paying no attention to the game… more