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“American Horror Story” at PaleyFest

Here’s one more panel from PaleyFest, Friday night’s session discussing American Horror Story. The big surprise of the evening was an appearance by Kathy Bates, joining creator Ryan Murphy, star… more

“Star Wars” March Madness: Who’s the #1 Character?

It’s March, and it’s time for Madness. No, not the NCAA basketball tournament, although that is, indeed, March Madness. And, no, not the Muse song, or the iconic British ska-pop… 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

Here’s The First 3 Minutes Of the “Grimm Fairy Tales” Pilot

You might recall that Jon Schnepp and Zenescope had gotten crowdfunding through Kickstarter for an animated version of the Grimm Fairy Tales comics. They raised $188,970 for the pilot,… more

March Madness, “Mad Men” Style

Official Comedy deftly edited clips from Mad Men so that Don Draper et al. appear to be discussing a March Madness NCAA basketball tournament office pool. They even managed to… more

David Brent Rides Again: Ricky Gervais’ Comic Relief 2013 Videos

Ricky Gervais has posted the clips he did for Red Nose Day — Comic Relief 2013 — on YouTube, and they indeed herald a return of David Brent, as cringe-inducing… more

Nerdist Industries Panel At Wondercon 3/31: Be There

You gonna be at Wondercon in Anaheim March 29-31? Yeah? Then you will want to participate in what’s shaping up to be a Nerdist weekend there. You already know about… more

Forbes Talks to Chris Hardwick at SXSW went to SXSW to interview the movers and shakers at the event. You’ll never guess who they nabbed for a talk about new media and nerd culture. Okay,… more

Prison Humility, the Black Dynamite Way

Murder, as everybody’s favorite action hero Black Dynamite notes in this week’s edition of Black Dynamite Teaches a Hard Way on the Nerdist Channel, is nothing to be proud of…. more

Ray Harryhausen Documentary, Movies Airing On Sony Movie Channel in April

Here’s a heads-up for something interesting coming up on TV in a few weeks for those of you who get Sony Movie Channel: It’s doing a month of Ray Harryhausen… more

“The Big Bang Theory” At PaleyFest

Last night at PaleyFest in Los Angeles, the cast and producers of The Big Bang Theory took the stage to talk about the show, spanking, “Call Me Maybe” flash mobs, “… more

“Minimum Wage” is Back, In Style

A long time ago… well, okay, it wasn’t that long ago, but it was the ’90s, and it was when friend-of-Nerdist Bob Fingerman created the comic Minimum Wage. It was… more

A “Breaking Bad” Terrarium

Okay, here’s a Breaking Bad Terrarium: It’s from FaceoftheEarth at Etsy, and it’s an 11-inch tall terrarium with a miniature Walter White in his underwear, a wrecked RV, and dirt,… more

Bad Medicine from “The Kids in the Hall”

In this week’s classic clip from The Kids in the Hall on the Nerdist Channel, Dave Foley explains exactly how bad a doctor he is, and how he’s gotten away… more

Happy Pi Day 2013

It’s March 14th. 3/14. 3.14. Happy Pi Day 2013! There are traditions for every major holiday. The ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Macy’s has… more

A Promo For “The Nerdist” On BBC America 3/30

Hey, look, BBC America slipped out a promo for The Nerdist, coming March 30th, 10/9c, following the half-season premiere of Doctor Who and the premiere of the new series… more

Sine Wave Plus Water Equals Cool

Okay, look at this: This is a remake of an experiment by Brusspup that shows what happens when a stream of water is run past a 24hz sine wave: the… more

“COPS: Skyrim” Rides Again

Once again, it’s time to ride along with COPS: Skyrim. This one’s unavailable for preview, but we can watch it together. So, let’s. Subscribe to the Nerdist Channel because there’s… more

See Chris Hardwick and the Roosterteeth Crew At SXSW Wednesday

Pssssst. Hey. Yeah, you. The one at SXSW. You. Whaddya doing Wednesday afternoon, March 13th, at 5 pm? Nope. Got someplace else for you to be. Waller Creek Boathouse in… more

Watch the SXSW “Social Underground” Party Here

For a limited time, you can watch the goings-on at Friday’s SXSW Social Underground party right here, courtesy of the Nerdist Channel and Samsung Mobile. The SXSW Gaming Cosplay Competition,… more

“Set List” Coming to the Nerdist Channel

You may be familiar with the concept of Set List, the live stand-up show in which a comedian is on stage and has to create jokes on the spot with… more

Animation? “Try This At Home”

This week’s edition of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home gives you a quick introduction to DIY animation. Holly and Jessica’s guests for the crash course are RubberRoss –… more

A Visit To “Skyrim Love Island”

If you’re a fan of COPS: Skyrim on the Nerdist Channel, you’ll want to see Tyrannicon’s Skyrim Love Island at Machinima, in which his Throthgar the Dragonborn and some friends… more

Dad Puts Daughter In “Donkey Kong,” Because He Can

This is what happens when a dad and his three-year-old daughter play old video games together, and the girl asks if she could save Mario in Donkey King the same… more