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Geek & Sundry Is Looking For a Few Good Vloggers

Our friends at Geek & Sundry have something interesting going on that we thought you might want to know about: They’ve added vlogs from 8 handpicked contributors, and they’re searching for… more

“Set List”: T.J. Miller, Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Wool

The Nerdist Channel is celebrating YouTube Comedy Week with the debut of Set List, the series based on Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s hit live show in which comedians must… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more

New Red Band Trailer For “The Kings Of Summer”

The red band trailer is now available for Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ new movie The Kings of Summer, and if the original green band trailer was funny — and it was, with… more

Pickstarter: A “Twisted Robot Love Story”

Meet Robert Kouba, a 20-year-old director from Switzerland. He’s trying to make a movie. Yes, it’s another Kickstarter, but this one’s not looking for millions and there are no celebrities… more

“The Nerdist” Gets Name-Checked in the Sunday Comics

Hey, take a look at the Sunday comics today — “The Nerdist” is in there! From Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Peters’ Mother Goose and Grimm: Nice! Name-checked in the funnies!… more

SNL Recap: Ben Affleck, Kanye West, and a Farewell to Stefon

Saturday Night Live closed up shop for the season with one last episode Saturday night, hosted by Ben Affleck with musical guest Kanye West. Hulu has the highlights, as we… more

YouTube Comedy Week: 3 From the Kids in the Hall

It’s YouTube Comedy Week, and the Nerdist Channel is kicking things off with not one, not two, but THREE classic sketches from The Kids in the Hall. Without further ado…… more

Gentle Reminder: “The Nerdist” with Joe Mangianello and Morena Baccarin, Saturday Night, BBC America

One more reminder: Saturday night at 10/9c on BBC America’s The Nerdist, you’ll see True Blood’s Joe Manganiello, Homeland and Firefly’s Morena Baccarin, Paul F. Tompkins, and Chris, Matt,… more

A Lightning Round with Chris Hardwick

If Chris Hardwick was a superhero, which would he be? Where would he go if the apocalypse happens? His favorite comic? His all-time nerd heroes? People magazine gave Chris 60… more

The Dudesons at the 2012 Gumball 3000: A Look Back

The annual Gumball 3000 road rally starts Saturday in Copenhagen, headed to Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Italy, and Austria before reaching the finish line in Monaco. Sounds like… more

Preview Pages From the Next Issue Of “Adventure Time”

If you’re a fan of Adventure Time with Finn and Jake — and everyone is, from young ‘uns to certain older folk — you should be reading the Adventure Time… more

Here’s The New “Pacific Rim” Trailer

There’s an official, full, no-qualifications-this-is-it trailer out for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim as of today, and it has Jaegers and Kaiju galore. Some of the footage is similar to… more

“Blood and Guts” Bonus: ADI on Aliens ‘n’ Things

What? TWO more bonus segments from the Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian? Both with Tom Woodruff Jr. at Studio ADI? Mais oui. One’s about developing the… more

Kurt Braunohler Makes The Sky Funny

We should not allow our own The K Ohle podcast host Kurt Braunohler’s epic stunt to go by without comment, especially since it’s the toast of Reddit and the Huffington… more

On to Planet Comicon, “Just Cos”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos, the action moves to Kansas City, where Chloe and Meg Turney hit the floor at Planet Comicon. Midwest assemble! Subscribe to the… more

Lightsabers at the City Council Meeting: A Course of the Force Update

As we get nearer to the second Course of the Force lightsaber relay taking place July 9th through 16th along the California coast from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego, there’s… more

“Downton Abbey” Season 4 Due In U.S. January 5th

Well, now, what do we have here? We have a U.S. premiere date for Season 4 of Downton Abbey, and if Season 3 didn’t turn you off, you’ll want… more

EXCLUSIVE: Gobo Fraggle Talks With Jerry Juhl

The 30th Anniversary collection of Fraggle Rock is on sale starting Tuesday (May 14th), and the Nerdist Channel has an exclusive clip from the DVD set’s special features, a rarity… more

Four Iconic TV Writers Rooms, Reassembled, Plus A Talk With Damon Lindelof

Okay, this is cool: Our friends at The Hollywood Reporter managed to reassemble four iconic television writers’ rooms to talk about what it was like to make television history. Buffy… more

Next On “The Nerdist”: Joe Manganiello, Morena Baccarin, Paul F. Tompkins

Next time on BBC America’s The Nerdist? True Blood and Magic Mike’s Joe Manganiello. Homeland and Firefly’s Morena Baccarin. The Pod F. Tompkast and Thrilling Adventure Hour’s Paul F. Tompkins…. more

See Chris Hardwick’s Live Stand-Up in Utah 6/6-8

Hey, Utahns! You in Utah? Of course you are. You’re Utahns. Well, you Utahns (I’ll stop now) should make plans to be at Wiseguys in West Valley City, right there… more

EXCLUSIVE: New Motion Poster For “Now You See Me”

We saw the first four minutes and first motion poster for the new magic/heist movie Now You See Me last week. Today, new motion posters for the characters have… more

From “The Nerdist”: John Barrowman at Meltdown

John Barrowman gets a tour of Matt Mira’s favorite L.A. comic shop, Meltdown Comics, in this clip from next Saturday’s episode of The Nerdist on BBC America. Also on… more