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DIY DAMMIT: Light Bulb Vase, Featuring Hannah Hart

Can you think of a better person to help you with your DIY project than Hannah Hart? Maybe, but nobody’s going to make it more fun. Hannah is here to… more

BOARDWALK EMPIRE Recap: Acres of Diamonds

Last week, Boardwalk Empire introduced some new antagonists, namely Dr. Narcisse and J. Edgar Hoover, and followed Richard Harrow to his sister’s house and a job left unfinished while Nucky… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

TALKING BAD Sunday: Adam Scott, Matt L. Jones, Bryan Johnson

Can Breaking Bad get any more intense? We’re down to the wire here, and Sunday night, we find out more about Walter’s ultimate fate in the penultimate episode. After the… more

Chris Hardwick Live at the Vic Theatre in Chicago 12/7: Tickets On Sale Now!

Hey, Chicago! December 7th, 8 pm Central, the Vic Theatre! Chris Hardwick live and in person, doing his stand-up comedy just for you and yours! You will want to be… more

Clueless Gamer Conan O’Brien Plays GRAND THEFT AUTO V

Conan O’Brien, Clueless Gamer. Grand Theft Auto V. It had to happen. And it has. Conan takes a spin with Aaron Bleyaert around Los Santos in the Game of the… more

Set List: Byron Bowers

Byron Bowers is the latest stand-up comic to take the challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net” phenomenon, Set List, on the Nerdist Channel. Can he… more

THE DARK CRYSTAL Author Quest Panel From San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Here, from San Diego Comic-Con 2013 and via The Nerdist Channel, is The Dark Crystal Author Quest panel, with The Jim Henson Company CEO Lisa Henson and Cheryl Henson joined… more

GAME OFF: Buy Now Tweet Later, with Alex Albrecht

Yes, but how do the Goombas feel about the Twitter IPO? Leave it to and the Nerdist Channel’s Game Off to reveal what the squashable denizens of the… more

FEaB #23: Pourri

We’re catching up with the guys, and this one brings us up to date. The official description: “Scott and Matt think children should be allowed to marry other children and… more

DOUBLE JUMP with John Davison

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Double Jump, the talk show about video games for people who aren’t gamers and the gamers who love, er, games, Jeff Cannata and Christian… more

Where Are the Wars? Ben Schwartz and Michael Giacchino’s STAR WARS Imperial March Update

Well, why NOT redo the Imperial March for the new Star Wars chapters? Okay, I can think of several reasons, but Ben Schwartz, who you know as Jean-Ralphio on Parks… more

AMC Announces Companion Series For THE WALKING DEAD

A spinoff from The Walking Dead? Yes, please. And while it didn’t use the term “spinoff,” exactly, AMC announced today that it’s in what it describes as “the initial stages”… more

FEaB #22: Make It Rain

We’re catching up with Scott ‘n’ Matt! First, the long-delayed posting of Episode 22…… more

BOARDWALK EMPIRE Recap: Resignation

Last week’s Boardwalk Empire closed with Richard Harrow on his sister’s doorstep, Nucky in an uneasy truce with Joe Masseria, Al Capone beginning to feel his oats, and Chalky dealing… more

TALKING BAD Sunday: Bill Hader and Dean Norris

If you did not watch Breaking Bad last week, I will not spoil what happened in the final scene, and because of that, I can’t really say why it will… more

Relativity Deal Means Live-Action Version Of ANOMALY Is Coming

Nerdist readers discovered the ground-breaking graphic novel Anomaly when we interviewed creators Skip Brittenham and Brian Haberlin about it in December. If you read the book and checked out its… more

Set List: Rick Overton

Rick Overton is one of the most respected veteran stand-ups in the business, but how will he fare in the comedy challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s exercise in “… more

Watch IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE with Jonah Ray on NatGeo Friday the 13th

TV WATCHING AND DVR ALERT! Friday — the 13th, of course — National Geographic Channel will be airing the pilot episode of In the Name of Science, hosted by our… more

Jimmy Fallon’s BREAKING BAD Parody

Last night, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon did its Breaking Bad parody, Joking Bad, with Jimmy getting the bad news — he has six months. (Until The Tonight Show, that… more

JURASSIC WORLD, Coming In 2015

It was a very brief message. This: Universal Pictures will release JURASSIC WORLD in 3D on Friday, June 12, 2015.— Universal Pictures (@UniversalPics) September 11,… more

The iPhone 5S/5C Announcement: What You Expected, But Pretty Cool Nonetheless

iPhone. Yep. Let’s get some stuff out of the way right out of the box: Yeah, your Android/Windows Phone/BlackBerry/Symbian/Palm OS/tin cans and string could do… more


This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Double Jump, the talk show about video games for people who aren’t gamers (oh, okay, for gamers, too), Ted Price, CEO and President of… more

Special FX Contouring Makeup? TRY THIS AT HOME

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan wrap up this round of episodes of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home with a primer on contouring makeup. They have tips… more