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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool



The trailer for Welcome to Yesterday (formerly known as Almanac, directed by Dean Israelite and produced by Michael Bay, is a first look at the sci-fi teen thriller that fits… more

Broken Bells’ ‘After the Disco’ Part Two and Q&A with Director Jacob Gentry

The atmospheric, synthy indie rock duo Broken Bells (comprised of Dangermouse’s Brian Burton and The Shins’ James Mercer) have released Part Two of their short film After the Disco, which… 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

Zack and Ed Tell Us All About the Dick Figures Movie

The Dick Figures feature film from creators Ed Scudder and Zak Keller is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. To celebrate the successful series transition into a successful feature film,… more

Pickstarter: FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY

It’s hard to make a convincing Kickstarter video that will also keep our Internet-spoilt attention spans captivated, so hats off to filmmakers Jeff Grace and Ryland Aldrich for giving us… more

Nominees and Performers Announced! Vote in YouTube’s First Ever Music Awards!

Curious as to which music videos made the most impact this year, or which current musicians broke out by getting hyped on the internet? Enter YouTube’s first ever Music Awards,… more

Arachnid Anarchy: The New BIG ASS SPIDER! trailer

The horror comedy du jour is Mike Mendez’s creature feature Big Ass Spider!, which is being released theatrically and on streaming devices today, October 18th. The film, which has been… more

Spooky Tunes: A Murderous Jake Gyllenhaal in The Shoes’ ‘Time to Dance’

Despite the popularity of The Shoes’ upbeat and appropriately named 2012 track “Time to Dance”, the accompanying beautiful and macabre music video has a surprisingly low number of views, even… more

Halloween Party Playlist Essentials, Vol. 2: 10 More Spooky Jams

Two years ago our own Becca Gleason gave you thirteen spooky jams to take your Halloween playlist from hellish to hellraisingly fun. But, let’s be honest, it’s been two years,… more

Fashion! Pizza! Action Figures! What’s New in the World of 3D Printing

While 3D printers have already made a splash in the medical community and even the auto industry with their laser-precise ability to create parts that fit just about anywhere, here… more

Ten Existing Games We’d Love to Play on Oculus Rift

Seeing the Oculus Rift steadily gaining steam and influence among gamers and tech enthusiasts made us wonder which already existing games and franchises would be awesome to get the virtual… more

Pickstarter: Alamo Drafthouse’s Delightfully Girly Forever Fest

These two adorable ladies are Sarah Pitre and Brandy Fons, and they have a message for you: That hopelessly cheesy, classically feminine movie you’ve always had to cherish in private? … more

Spooky Tunes: Nekrogoblikon’s “No One Survives”

Monster and metal fans rejoice! Goblin themed metal band Nekrogoblikon’s music video for their song “No One Survives” hits the spot for those of us anticipating Halloween. Directed by Brandon… more

Dethklok’s Insane Metal Opera: Trailer’s Here, Album Coming

This unsurprisingly brutal trailer is for a one hour Metalocalypse special that seems to be unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Says the Adult Swim PR team: “In Metalocalypse: The Doomstar… more

J. Scott Campbell Draws Our Favorite BREAKING BAD Characters!

Everyone’s favorite artist when it comes to dangerous females, J. Scott Campbell rolled out some sketches on his Twitter this week that were a bit of a departure from his… more

Pickstarter: MUTANT LEAGUE FOOTBALL Rises From the Grave

If you were one of the lucky ones who had a Sega Genesis growing up, you probably know about the ultraviolent and hilarious 1993 game Mutant League Football. This gory… more


Daisuke Igarashi’s series Children of the Sea is a beautifully illustrated, whimsical must-read that was first published in 2007 and has now released its conclusive fifth book, courtesy of Viz… more

We’re Digging: Fantasia: Music Evolved

Fantasia: Music Evolved is the atmospheric adventure that’s been making a splash at E3, PAX, and around the web this year: Harmonix, the developers responsible for bringing your rock star… more

Inside WORLD WAR Z’s Zombie Survival Crash Course

In celebration of the upcoming Blu-ray release of the summer zombie blockbuster World War Z, Paramount Pictures showed a bunch of us scrawny indoor kids who write about things a… more

Scarecrow Triumphant: The New Chipotle Game App Commercial

This short, courtesy of animation house Moonbot Studios, has the internet abuzz with unabashed brand loyalty to Chipotle. The burrito slingers put out the video, about a humble scarecrow battling… more

Five Questions with THE BUNKER’s Joshua Hale Fialkov

In celebration of the second issue of his new comic The Bunker (out now!), Joshua Hale Fialkov of Cataclysm, the Harvey nominated Elk’s Run, and I, Vampire fame, sat down… more


Warner Bros. Games has given us a breath of fresh air with the new trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins. Timely too, as the internet is already aflutter with speculation on… more

Finalists Announced for the INFINITE CRISIS Cosplay Competition!

All right, you can exhale now. The finalists for DC’s Infinite Crisis Cosplay Competition, brought to you by DC, WB Games and your pals here at Nerdist, have been announced!… more

Comic Book Day: The 5 Best and Worst Adaptations To Comic Books

This summer, more than ever, we’ve seen a deluge of films based on comic books flooding the cinemas. From Kick-Ass 2 to 2 Guns to Iron Man 3 to The… more