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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

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!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… 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

Previewing “The Nerdist” with Elijah Wood and Ben Schwartz, Plus Win An Autographed DVD from BBC America

Hey, is that Elijah Wood with Chris, Jonah, and Matt in that picture there? Why, yes, it is, but you already know that Frodo/Wilfred’s owner Ryan/the-cinematic-version-of-Jonathan-Safran-Foer is going… more

One More New “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer

Brand new, probably maybe final pre-release Star Trek Into Darkness trailer? Yep, here. It’s Cumberbatch vs. the Good Guys, and Cumby — John Harrison, evil guy — is a formidable… more

“Blood and Guts” Meets Rick Baker

It’s the season finale for the Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian, and what would be a better way to bring things to a suitably spectacular conclusion… more

People-Finding Tools For Boston

It’s hard, when you’re basically known for doing things with a humorous or at least light touch, to know how to react to a “where were you when?” moment. You… more

The Collection: The Simpsons Break Bad, Game Of Thrones With Lightsabers, And Hero Cars

More random stuff for The Collection? Why, yes, we have some right here… In case you missed it, here’s the opening to last night’s The Simpsons, an homage to Breaking… more