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Exclusive Clip: ROBOT CHICKEN Brings Christmas to Adult Swim

“This isn’t About Chanukah.” It sure isn’t! Adult Swim proudly decks their halls with two fantastic Christmas-themed shows. First up, Robot Chicken celebrates the reason for the season with a… more

CAPER: A Superhero Comedy Coming Soon from Geek & Sundry

Caper is a new digital series calling itself an “original superhero comedy” that follows a group of heroes who realize that in order to make ends meet and pay some… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more


Project Moonbase creators M.J. Loheed and Jeanne Begley, both of whom have a background in reality TV production, want to apply their skills to the creation of this ambitious… more

RICK AND MORTY is Your New Favorite Animated Series

From the mind of Community creator Dan Harmon and the voice of Adventure Time’s Lemongrab Justin Roiland comes a new animated comedy called Rick and Morty. I’ve had the opportunity… more

Exclusive: In The X-Men: Days of Future Past Timeline, Magneto Assassinated JFK

The video below, which is actually a clever viral marketing tool to direct fans to, a documentary-style exploration of the famous John F. Kennedy assassination purports that … more

The NEED FOR SPEED Trailer With Director Scott Waugh

Aaron Paul knows how to drive. If there’s anything to be gleamed from the trailer above it’s that Aaron Paul can drive like a madman.  This is an important skill… more

EXTRA LIFE Gamers Raise $3.99 Million for Charity

Guess what? This year Extra Life, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals gaming fundraiser, proved that gaming can be used to do more than rot the brains of millions of American’s… more

The Trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH

“It begins.” Aside from what is sure to be an awesome flood sequence, there are a bunch of interesting tidbits contained in the first official trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Noah,… more

MARVEL EXCLUSIVE – A+X and Cataclysm

Today we bring you an exclusive first look at two of Marvel’s hottest new releases! First up, Deadpool co-writer Gerry Duggan has teamed up with Max Bemis of the band… more

Melissa Rosenberg May Bring Marvel’s Jessica Jones To Netflix

Hmmm. HMMMMMMMMMMMMM… While I would love to be super-excited about this news, I’m not: Instead there is an uneasy sense of disaster looming around this announcement. Hot on the heels… more

Don’t Be Afraid of Disney’s MALEFICENT Trailer

A lot of iconic “Sleeping Beauty” inspired shots, a ton of thorny-vines, a few brief glimpses at the dark one, and that’s what you get in Disney’s Maleficent teaser trailer…. more

The Princess Bride Is Coming To The Stage… Somehow

This article popped up on The Hollywood Reporter this morning, reporting that Disney has finally gotten its act together and teamed up with William Goldman, writer of the original novel… more

Disney’s DAREDEVIL Series on Netflix May Have Found Its Writer

File this one in the “probably going to happen” rumor column: TheWrap is reporting that Drew Goddard is in negotiations to write the Netflix original live-action series Daredevil. Their source… more

Doctor Krieger’s ISIS Orientation Video – GUN SAFETY

Poor Brett. :( As you can see the Archer production team has been watching Lost, as this is a clear homage to their fantastic and mysterious Swan Station Orientation Video. Of… more

Horns Aplenty in This New MALEFICENT Poster

Sources (okay, the Ghost of Walt Disney) say that the trailer for Maleficent drops tomorrow, but in the meantime feast your eyes on the heavily-photoshopped visage of Angelina Jolie as… more

THE SANDMAN Omnibus Silver Edition Now Available

Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is a must read for, well, for everyone. There are several printings of the many volumes in existence, but to celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary, DC… more

Image Gallery: Dollar, Dollar Bills, Y’All!!

Cash rules everything around me, and now that the Geeks have inherited the Earth I would like to present my top suggestions for future paper money designs. These are culled… more

Ska/Punk Is Back In 8-Bit Form

Pinhead Records, described on its Facebook page as “a new punk/ska/hardcore label based out of Tampa, FL and run by some douchebag named Dylan,” are the brains behind… more

Marvel Week: Charles Soule Talks Breaking In, Thunderbolts, She-Hulk and More!

Who is Charles Soule? That’s a hard question to answer, because Charles is many things: musician, lawyer, husband, father, novelist, and (most recently) comic book writer.  I sat down with… more

Pickstarter: PENNY HORRORS is Worth Your Two Cents (And More)

The best kind of horror sends a chill down your spine and makes the hairs on the back of your neck prickle to attention. It makes you tense up as… more


Director E.L. Katz’s Cheap Thrills, from screenwriters David Chirchirillo and Trent Haaga (Deadgirl, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV), is a dark, dark comedy/thriller that asks the question:… more

Production Begins on FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, The Series

The El Rey Network, an English-language television and digital network founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, announced today that production has begun on a TV adaptation of Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till… more

David Mack Talks ALCHEMY, the Future of Kabuki, and the Creative Process

If you haven’t already read the article I wrote about David Mack’s seventh Kabuki volume, Alchemy, you should probably do that before you read this interview, since it will add… more