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Set List: Neil Hamburger

What happens when the legendary stand-up experience that is Neil Hamburger is confronted with having to come up with jokes on the spot about topics flashed on a screen behind… more

It’s Gaming Thursday at YouTube Geek Week!

It would not be a proper Geek Week without a day focusing on gaming, and that’s what today is at YouTube Geek Week, Gaming Thursday. To introduce today’s festivities, please… 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

Stephen Colbert And Friends “Get Lucky”

On Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report last night, Daft Punk didn’t show for “Colbchella ’013.” But that didn’t stop Stephen Colbert from a “Get Lucky” dance party, which managed to… more

Geek Week Comic Creators Panel: Big Names, Big Projects

Another highlight of YouTube Geek Week is something our own Dan Casey and Brian Walton did at Comic-Con in San Diego, the Geek Week Comic Creators Panel, a series of… more

It’s Super Wednesday at YouTube Geek Week!

Look! On your computer or cell phone or tablet! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a ridiculously old-school superhero reference! It’s Super Wednesday at YouTube Geek Week! Here’s our… more

It’s Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week!

Today is Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week, and Derek Muller from Veritasium introduces the day in the above video. And then, he’s back to show off “Slow-Mo Non-Newtonian Fluid… more

It’s Global Geekery Monday at YouTube Geek Week!

It is Global Geekery Monday at YouTube Geek Week, with videos celebrating geekery and nerdism around the world. Your ambassador for the day is YOMYOMF, and Philip Chung is here… more

FEaB #21: Delightful

In the latest edition of FEaB, Matt tells Scott what he finds delightful. How adorbs…. more

Set List: Andi Osho

Want more Set List from the Nerdist Channel? Yes, you do, and British stand-up comic and actress Andi Osho is the latest to take a shot at coming up with… more

A Trailer For David O. Russell’s Next, “American Hustle”

Here’s the trailer for David O. Russell’s next movie, the star-packed ’70s scam story American Hustle, with a puffy Christian Bale explaining the art of the con to Bradley Cooper,… more

Up For Auction: Dan Harmon’s Iron Man Costume From the Comic-Con “Community” Panel

If you were at the Community panel at Comic-Con this year, you saw Dan Harmon make his entrance in a home-made Iron Man costume, subsequently ripped off him by Danny… more

Pickstarter: More “Back to the Future” Documentary Action

Here’s a Kickstarter worth noting for fans of Back to the Future: a documentary, Back in Time, about the cultural impact of the movie, told from the viewpoint of the… more

John Williams Back To Score “Star Wars Episode VII”

Well, this is welcome news indeed: John Williams has signed on to score Star Wars Episode VII. That’s the word from Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy at Star Wars Celebration Europe II… more

Season 2, Ep. 1 of “Video Game High School”: Now

Look what’s back: the first episode of Season 2 of Freddie Wong, Matt Arnold, Will Campos and Brian Firenzi’s Video Game High School is here. There’s a new, tough FPS… more

Set List: Hal Sparks

It’s time for another episode of Set List from the Nerdist Channel, and taking the stage for Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “comedy without a net” is Hal Sparks. Can… more

Pickstarter: Time Machines and a Vengeful Clown

Hey, it’s been a while since we highlighted crowdfunding projects here, but here are a couple that might just pique your nerdy interests. Without further ado: A couple of filmmakers… more

Talking “Gravity” with Sandra Bullock and Alfonso Cuarón

From Comic-Con in San Diego, here’s Chris Hardwick’s talk with Sandra Bullock and writer/director Alfonso Cuarón about the new movie Gravity, in which Bullock and George Clooney drift… more

Aubrey Plaza IS Daria

If only this trailer for a live-action Daria starring Aubrey Plaza was a real movie rather than a College Humor parody about an adult Daria returning home to Lawndale, and… more

“Animeme Rap Battles”: Psy vs. Kim Jong-un

It’s Gangnam Style vs. Pyongyang Style in another episode of Animeme Rap Battles. Yes, Psy and Kim Jong-un take each other on in the latest throwdown between fictional characters –… more

The 47th Samurai: The Trailer for “47 Ronin”

Keanu Reeves in a mystical Japan, playing a half-breed who joins a band of 47 samurai out to avenge the murder of their master by a warlord? Fighting monsters and… more

Comic-Con: Tom Cruise and Chris Hardwick Duet

Hey, you’ve heard by now that Tom Cruise dropped by the Comic-Con panel for his next movie Edge of Tomorrow, surprising moderator Chris Hardwick. And you’ve heard that they ended… more

Course of the Force at YouTube Space LA

Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, made a detour on the way to see YouTube’s Los Angeles location,… more

The Collection: Bullets, Masks, and a Geek Girl Anthem

Got a few videos in The Collection today while I keep trying to recover from Comic-Con. (Several hours in Hall H on the last day followed by a two-and-a-half hour… more