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Farewell, “Futurama”

Well, in case you haven’t heard the news, the comng season of Futurama will be its last. Comedy Central announced that the series finale will air September 4th after a… more

Chris Hardwick’s Stand-Up Tour Coming To Philadelphia, Boston

Chris Hardwick’s world stand-up tour has a couple of new dates, and if you’re on the East Coast, listen up: First, June 27-29, Chris comes to Philadelphia for five shows… 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

From “The Nerdist”: The Great Debate, LOTR vs. Trek

From Saturday night’s episode of BBC America’s The Nerdist, here’s the Great Debate in which our own Kumail Nanjiani debates our own Jonah Ray and our own Matt Mira over… more

Next Week on “The Nerdist”: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gillian Jacobs

Now that you’ve enjoyed this week’s edition of The Nerdist on BBC America*, let’s look forward to next Saturday night, when you’ll see Joseph Gordon-Levitt looking dapper, Community’s Gillian Jacobs… more

Shark Week with “The Kids in the Hall”

This week’s classic clip from The Kids in the Hall on the Nerdist Channel is an all-timer, the story of Skoora, the Gentle Shark, and how he left an entire… more

Saturday is Record Store Day

Saturday is April 20th, and it’s a special day because… no, I’m not talking about it being 4/20 (although that WILL be a topic in a separate post). No,… more

Watch the Grawlix Guys in Amazon’s “Those Who Can’t”

We’ve talked here about the Zombieland TV series, and you’re probably aware that it’s one of several pilots being offered by Amazon Instant Video right now. The service is putting… more

Donate Comics For the Marathon Bombing’s Youngest Victims

If you’re looking for a way to help the youngest victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston PR specialist/certified nerd Adri Cowan is doing something that you might want… more

Sifl and Olly Sing “Omega” (UPDATE: And “Oh Yeah,” Too!)

You heard the stirring ballad “Omega” by Sifl and Olly in the “Calls from Gamers” episode of Sifl and Olly Video Game Reviews on the Nerdist Channel, and you wondered,… more

Alison Haislip Reads the Deranged Sorority Girl Email (NSFW!)

You’ve already read the Deranged Sorority Girl email, and if you haven’t, you have to (basically, it’s a sorority girl at the University of Maryland reading the riot act to… more

Very, Very Early DVR Alert: “Sanjay and Craig” Premieres 5/25 (Plus Preview Video!)

Hey, remember us telling you about the new Nickelodeon animated series Sanjay and Craig, starring the voice talents of Maulik Pancholy as Sanjay and our very own Chris Hardwick as… more

Getting the Balance Right with Cirque du Soleil

In case you weren’t at SXSW and didn’t see the big #EVOKE event with Cirque du Soleil featuring our own Chris Hardwick, Nerdist News enlisted Meg Turney to delve behind… more

50 Years of Conan O’Brien: A Golden Birthday Extravaganza

Today is Conan O’Brien’s 50th birthday. Yes, our tall red-headed Hero of the Night is half a century old, and that means it’s as good a time as ever to… more

Harrison Ford vs. Chewbacca: From “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Jimmy Kimmel had Harrison Ford on the show, and Jimmy tried to ask Star Wars questions, to no avail. After Ford spurned him, Jimmy turned to the audience for questions,… more

The Collection: In Which Patton Oswalt Wins The Internet, and the World

We’ve been a little busy here at, so there’s a buncha stuff piled up in the corner for The Collection. I’ll get them to you as quickly as… more

Extraterrestrial Sifl and Olly

It’s the last episode of the season for Sifl and Olly’s Video Game Reviews on the Nerdist Channel, and it’s a road trip to a game company located in Area… more

A Peek At This Week’s “The Nerdist”: Let’s Play Another Game

Hey, look what just showed up — a clip from this coming Saturday’s The Nerdist on BBC America. In this one, Elijah Wood and Ben Schwartz play that popular new… more

Mayim Bialik Joins Cast Of “Untitled Web Series About A Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time”

If you’re looking forward to more of Untitled Web Series About A Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time, the web series that resulted from the Doctor Who homage “… more

See the Trailer and Pilot for “Zombieland,” the Series

Zombieland, the TV series on Amazon Instant Video? There’s the new trailer right up there. You can also watch the pilot episode for free. Free is good. Click here for… more

Hi-Yo Silver & All That: New Trailer For “The Lone Ranger”

That’s the new and ostensibly final theatrical trailer for The Lone Ranger with Armie Hammer as the titular masked man and Johnny Depp as Tonto. More action than we’ve seen,… more

Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs Movie Debuts

You’ve heard about Funny or Die’s creation of a close-to-feature-length Steve Jobs movie, iSteve, with Justin Long as the man himself (hey, he really WAS a Mac) and Jorge Garcia… more

The Women of Doctor Who, “Just Cos”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos, it’s another visit to the Gallifrey One Doctor Who convention with Chloe. This time, Chloe looks at the women of Doctor Who… more

The “Man of Steel” Trailer

And now, the Man of Steel full trailer. That kid, he’s something special. And brooding, and secretive, and… hey, who’s that guy in the cape? Henry Cavill, but you can… more