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Chicken Lady: Origins on “The Kids in the Hall”

In this week’s classic clip from The Kids in the Hall on the Nerdist Channel, the old homestead gets shaken up when Chicken Lady comes home to visit. The present… more

A New Poster For “Iron Man 3″ Surfaces

Ladies and gentlemen, the new poster for Iron Man 3, debuting today at Yahoo!: As in the trailer we’ve seen, he’s injured, in the water near the ill-fated house on… 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

A New Trailer For Disney’s “Planes”

A trailer has surfaced for Disney’s Planes, a sort-of-spinoff from Cars (but not a Pixar movie). This trailer’s courtesy of and the one on the front page is… more

An Animated Tribute To Steven Spielberg

This is pretty impressive: Krishna Bala Shenoi made this animated tribute to Steven Spielberg, rotoscoping action from several of the director’s movies, including Lincoln, Schindler’s List, E.T., and more…. more

More “Blood and Guts” Coming Soon

The Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian is coming back for another season of special effects insider stuff. That’s good news, and this trailer should whet your… more

Nickelodeon’s “Sanjay & Craig” to Co-Star the Voice of Chris Hardwick

So, there’s a new cartoon series coming up on Nickelodeon called Sanjay and Craig, about a boy and his snake, and I’m warning you to remember that it’s a kids’… more

“Clueless Gamer” Conan Plays “Tomb Raider.” Pray For Lara

We enjoyed Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer” segment when he got baffled by Halo 4, a game in which he and Andy Richter appeared. This week’s edition, in which Conan enlists… more

Help Danica McKellar Make Her New Nerdist Channel Show Better

As you might be aware, Danica McKellar, and here we’re going to mention that she was Winnie on The Wonder Years and Elsie on The West Wing one more time… more

TBS Orders Pete Holmes TV Show

Congratulations are in order for our own Pete Holmes, who will be hosting a new TV show that Deadline is reporting has been picked up for a four week run… more

Making Monsters With Doug Jones on “Try This At Home”

Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, a million other movies, shows, and web series) joins Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries on the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home for a… more

Fangirls Assemble For Her Universe’s “Year Of The Fangirl”

Our friend Ashley Eckstein and Her Universe are doing something to honor the female contingent of the nerd world, and we thought you might like to know what they’re up… more

Hear Chris Hardwick On the Team Coco Podcast

Our guy Chris Hardwick — you know, the founder of this place — followed up last week’s appearance on Conan with an appearance on the Team Coco Podcast. Chris visited… more

“Achewood,” Animated

If you are a webcomics fan, you know Achewood. And if you are a fan of Achewood, you know that it’s been a long, long time since we’ve seen anything… more

Jimmy Kimmel’s “Movie: The Movie: 2V”

In case you missed it, here’s Jimmy Kimmel Live’s post-Oscar Movie: The Movie: 2V trailer, the all-star sequel to last year’s Movie: The Movie. Sexy vampires, mummies, zombies, and leprechauns!… more

Talking Dead BONUS! Scott Adsit, Emily Kinney, and Retta

This week’s Talking Dead bonus footage from Sunday night’s episode with 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit, The Walking Dead’s Emily Kinney (Beth), and Parks and Recreation’s Retta is right here, courtesy… more

“COPS: Skyrim”: Back in Action

COPS: Skyrim are back. It starts with a domestic disturbance involving an unwanted visitor and a “classy lady” and goes downhill from there. Subscribe to the Nerdist Channel because it’s… more

A No-Brainer Supercut

Oh, my. This is Slacktory’s latest supercut, edited by Debbie Saslaw, and it’s a series of people in movies and on TV shows saying the phrase “it’s a no-brainer.” The “… more

“Talking Dead” Sunday Night: Scott Adsit and Retta

Who’s on Sunday night’s new edition of AMC’s Talking Dead? 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit and Parks and Recreation’s Retta, sort of a Thursday Night Comedy theme there. And maybe there’ll… more

Mega Man at NYCC, “Just Cos”

This week’s edition of Just Cos on the Nerdist Channel continues the “Cosplay Confidential” documentary looking at cosplay at New York Comic-Con 2012, this time following Mega Man, or, at… more

Google Glass, Real People Edition

Our friends at Machinima ETC saw the video about Google Glass and decided to make their own video showing how the glasses will operate in more realistic environments, like the… more

The Academy Awards Best Picture Winner Supercut

This video by Nelson Carvajal includes, in four minutes, a clip from each of the Oscar winners for Best Picture. All of them. Since they’re not labeled on the fly,… more

New Posters For “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Okay, so, there are new posters for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the sequel coming out November 22nd. The posters both say “VICTORY TOUR with Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark,… more

Teamwork the Black Dynamite Way

Why partake in auto theft or vandalism when you could be working together? That’s the lesson in this week’s dip into the archival footage of special behavioral messages from everybody’s… more