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The Doctor Puppet in the Garden

The latest episode of Alisa Stern’s brilliant animated Doctor Puppet is up, and it lands our time traveler in… a garden, investigating his own past, and he encounters… someone… familiar…. more

Course of the Force, Ep. 1: Lightsaber’s Lost

Course of the Force 2013 is coming soon, and to get things started, Matt Mira headed up to Industrial Light and Magic to get this year’s saber and to chat… 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

A Preview Of the Nerdist Channel’s “Animal Battles”

The Nerdist Channel will be bringing you a new show, Animal Battles with Max Landis, starting June 5th. Here’s a preview, in which Adam Savage ponders the question of which… more

How Superman Shaves? Ask Bill Nye, Kevin Smith, Mayim Bialik, and Mythbusters

How does Superman shave? I mean… you know… there HAS to be an explanation of how he manages to get rid of the facial, um, stronger-than-hair. Kryptonite razor? Naw, that’s… more

Minecraft “Man of Steel”

Here’s the Man of Steel trailer #3 with Hans Zimmer’s “An Ideal of Hope,” recreated in Minecraft. No, really, here it is Minecraft style, the creation of Steelehouse. This is… more

The Collection: Capture Creatures, Skyrim Commercials, and Lots Of “Get Lucky”

Hey, it’s Memorial Day and I’m way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, WAY overdue to post some more stuff that didn’t fit anyplace else… more

Your Instant Reactions To “Arrested Development” Redux

Okay, some of you have now had the chance to see all or most of the new episodes of Arrested Development on Netflix. I haven’t even started, but the mixed… more

From “The Nerdist”: “ZOD Talks,” TED’s Evil Twin

TED got nothin’ on ZOD — ZOD Talks, that is, the lecture series that offers the thoughts of best and brightest of evildoers for your edification. If only this wasn’t… more

End of Days for “The Kids in the Hall”

The end is here for YouTube Comedy Week and this season of classic clips from The Kids in the Hall on the Nerdist Channel, making these two sketches appropriate. First,… more

Set List: Drew Carey

If the live edition of Set List tonight on the Nerdist Channel isn’t enough “stand-up without a net” for you, here’s another episode, with the comic being put through his… more

Here’s Your “Set List” Live Stream Show

So, here we are, Set List Live for YouTube Comedy Week on the Nerdist Channel with Moshe Kasher, Jon Dore, Matt Kirshen, Kira Soltanovich, and Dan Van Kirk as Mark… more

From “The Nerdist”: Back To London With Jonah and Matt

Here’s another taste — actually, two tastes — of The Nerdist from BBC America and the Nerdist Channel, more of the “Nerdist Lads in London.” First, Jonah and Matt enjoy… more

Watch Jonah Ray Tonight On Comedy Central

You’re gonna watch Jonah Ray’s Comedy Central The Half Hour special tonight at midnight/11c, I trust. (Assuming you’re in the U.S. and get Comedy Central, that is. If… more

Reminder: “Set List” Live Friday, 6 pm PT

Hi. How are you? That’s good. Say, remember that I mentioned somewhere along the line here that as part of YouTube Comedy Week, the Nerdist Channel would be doing a… more

The Life-Sized LEGO X-Wing Fighter Has Landed

A LEGO X-Wing fighter? Cool. A LIFE-SIZED LEGO X-Wing fighter? Insanely cool. Yeah. 5.3 million LEGO bricks, 23 tons, 44-foot wingspan, all ready for the LEGO Star Wars Rebel… more

“Set List”: Rory Scovel and “Mark Wahlberg”

The Nerdist Channel continues to celebrate YouTube Comedy Week with more episodes of Set List, the series based on Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s hit live show in which comedians… more

Space Burrito!

You’ve seen all the videos astronaut Chris Hadfield made on the International Space Station — including the Bowie cover — but this one is different, because a) Adam and Jamie… more

Alton Brown’s Podcast Joins the Nerdist Podcast Network

So, Alton Brown, author, host, chef, commentator, motorcyclist, and all-around brilliant guy, posted this on his website: Our podcast is going to be part of the famed Nerdist network of… more

Sneak Peek: Seth Rogen and Zach Galifianakis Play “BBC-een It” On “The Nerdist”

Here’s a long-range sneak peek at the season finale of BBC America’s The Nerdist, posted extra-early as part of YouTube Comedy Week, and when you see who’s in it, you’ll… more

Con Survival Tips, “Just Cos”

Chloe Dykstra and Meg Turney are back at Planet Comicon in Kansas City for another Just Cos on the Nerdist Channel. This week, they get some tips for cosplayers for… more

The Science Behind the “Drift” in “Pacific Rim”

So, yesterday, we saw the new featurette from the upcoming movie Pacific Rim in which the “drift” in the movie is explained — two pilots merge their minds to control… more

New “Man of Steel” Trailer: Surrender Or Else

The latest trailer for Man of Steel is a missive from General Zod demanding that that Kal-El guy surrender or he’ll get really, really angry. REALLY angry. You don’t want… more

Two More From “The Kids in the Hall”

The parade of classic sketches from The Kids in the Hall continue for YouTube Comedy Week, and here are two more for ya, both accompanied by Chris Hardwick’s chats with… more