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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Drift Along With “Pacific Rim”

IGN has a Pacific Rim featurette up with Guillermo del Toro and the cast offering a look at the “drift,” when the pilots’ brains lock together in a neural bridge… more

Tour a Haunted Castle in Scotland with the GISHWES Winners

You know about GISHWHES, right? The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen? The winning team got a trip to a castle in Scotland. A haunted castle… or… 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

Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kickin’ It Conan Style

Our own Mary Lynn Rajskub was kickin’ it with Conan O’Brien on Conan last night, promoting her appearance in The Kings of Summer, and here’s a clip of ML discussing… more

EXCLUSIVE: Pimp Sugarfree’s “Poppin’ Corks”

As previewed earlier today on the Nerdist Channel, here’s the debut of Pimp Sugarfree, a/k/a Nerdist’s Dan Casey, in the music video for “Poppon’ Corks,” the result of… more

Learn How To Be A Rap Star the French Montana Way

So, I was talking to our team at Nerdist about our plans for YouTube Comedy Week, and we were going over our schedule and I came upon this: French Montana:… more

From “The Nerdist”: Jonah and Matt Get Comfortable in London (Plus Another DVD Contest)

Oh, Lord, it’s another… I mean, oh, joy, it’s another edition of “Nerdist Lads in London,” the segment from BBC America’s The Nerdist in which Jonah Ray and Matt Mira… more

Hey, Jonah Ray’s Comedy Central Special Is This Friday, Y’know. Watch It!

Hey, Splitsider has a nice interview up now with our own Jonah Ray, and you should go there and read it, because a) it’s a good one, covering the special,… more

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

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