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Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, 10/21, Comedy Central: The Details

Well, we’re down to the wire now, and the big day is almost here. Which big day? October 21st, of course. That’s the day — er, night — that Chris… more

DIY DAMMIT: Puff Banner, featuring Miranda Sings’ Colleen Ballinger

Joselyn Hughes wants to make a puff banner. Oh, you know what a puff banner is, it’s exactly what the name implies, a banner — at least, something you’d hang… 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


This week, Boardwalk Empire resolved the Temple University poisoning plot line from last week, rejoined Gillian’s descent, and saw a popular character… well, read on and you’ll see what happened… more

Ketchup With the Hot Dogs: THE WALKING DEAD

It’s been over six months since the least episode of The Walking Dead, and, well, you might not remember where we are in the story. A lot happened in Season… more

Pumpkin Carving, Nerdist-Style

Halloween, and Fall, are all about the pumpkin, or haven’t you been to Starbucks lately? The person in front of you is going to order the pumpkin spice latte, and… more

Nerdist News: A.C.O.D. with Adam Scott and Jane Lynch

For this video, Nerdist News’ Dan Casey had a chance to down with Adam Scott, Catherine O’Hara, Jane Lynch, and Clark Duke to talk about their new movie A.C…. more

Set List: Hampton Yount

Hampton Yount — comedian, writer, and now potential victim of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net” experience, Set List, on the Nerdist Channel. Hampton’s taken the challenge… more

Try The Interactive Video FREAKS AND GEEKS Retro-Game

Our friends the Fine Brothers have created interactive retro video games — actual videos done 8-bit or 16-bit style that you can “play” to various conclusions by making choices for… more


Does Chris Pine have the, er, gravitas to be Jack Ryan? As we mentioned yesterday in our eulogy for Tom Clancy, the trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit arrived today,… more

BLOOD & GUTS with Joel Harlow

Academy Award winning makeup effects ace Joel Harlow (he won for Star Trek, but he’s worked on an amazing list of movies, not the least of which are the Pirates… more

Tom Clancy, 1947-2013

Tom Clancy was an author before he was a brand. You would be forgiven for forgetting that, considering that by the time he passed away Tuesday in Baltimore at the… more

Lebowski Fest, JUST COS

The Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos is back and visiting Lebowski Fest 2013 in Los Angeles, which, besides being a celebration of The Big Lebowski, one of the greatest cult movies… more

DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Special To Air Simultaneously Worldwide

This is interesting: Not only will BBC America show the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special The Day of the Doctor day-and-date with the U.K. on November 23rd, it will… more

See THE INDOOR KIDS, POP MY CULTURE, and More Live At The L.A. Podfest This Weekend

There will be a pretty strong contingent of Nerdist Podcast Network folks and shows at the L.A. Podfest, the second annual celebration of podcasting, coming to Le Meridien Delfina… more

What You Missed By Not Playing PORTAL and PORTAL 2 (SPOILERS!)

Look, not everyone has the time or the inclination to play each and every video game out there. Lord knows, it’s not like you could just pop Portal on and… more


The release date of December 13th is fast approaching, so Warner Bros. has released another trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, with more footage from the second film… more

FEaB # 24: Q and A

Your questions, answered (sort of): Scott and Matt return to the FEaB Bag…. more

DIY DAMMIT: Friendship Bracelet, Featuring Alie and Georgia

Joselyn Hughes wants to make a friendship bracelet. She’s gonna need some help with that, so Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, hosts of Tripping Out with Alie and Georgia on… more


While Walter was returning from New Hampshire in a stolen Volvo and Carrie and Brody were returning from hiatus, Nucky Thompson over on HBO was back from Tampa on a… more

TALKING BAD Sunday: The End, with Vince Gilligan and Cast Members

So, it comes down to this. The last Breaking Bad airs tonight (Sunday, September 29th) on AMC, and when it’s over, Vince Gilligan and some members of the cast, plus… more


You may remember our friends Gabe Diani and Etta Devine from their revamp of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to replace Jim with a robot. Or you might recall their… more

Set List: Andrew Santino

It’s Andrew Santino’s turn to face the challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net” phenomenon, Set List, on the Nerdist Channel. Let’s see how he does… more

Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bieber

You have to give Justin Bieber — WAIT, DON’T GO — credit for going on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. From the very beginning (“It’s really exciting to talk… more