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Buying a Badge for San Diego Comic-Con 101

The process of getting a badge to attend San Diego Comic-Con seems to get more complicated every year. Why, I remember a day when you could purchase single day tickets… more

De-Stress with Diamond Dallas Page

Life in this modern age can be so hectic. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. And then you’re supposed to work, too? Who could keep up? If only there were some kind of… 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

ROOKIE of the Year, Again: An Interview with Tavi Gevinson

When most of us were in high school, we were worrying about getting to the cafeteria before anyone else to get the cookies that weren’t quite cooked in the middle,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #117: Live Sex Nerd Sandra: PHILADELPHIA!

RACE FETISH and INTERETHNIC DATING! Comedian Darryl Charles and sexologist Dr. Timaree Schmit join Sandra on stage to figure out where couples have sex in their homes. Answer: Everywhere. Then… more

KABUKI: THE ALCHEMY: A Roadmap to (My) Creative Enlightenment

“The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what exists on the inside, showing… more

Les Stroud Talks SOS ISLAND and Survival For Nerds

For the past 25 years, Les Stroud has devoted his life to surviving. From teaching wilderness courses to his own documentary series Survivorman, in which he filmed himself in real-life… more

Hunting Down “Mortal Instruments”‘ Lily Collins

When the words young adult novel are uttered in conversation there can be an incredibly mixed reaction. On one hand you have classics like Harry Potter and a Wrinkle in… more

Disaster Safety the Black Dynamite Way

What should you do when a disaster strikes, like, say, an earthquake? Everybody’s favorite action hero Black Dynamite has the answer in today’s dip into the archives of lost archival… more

Life Lessons from Black Dynamite

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Resolved: Achieving What You Want in 2013

Are you the New Year’s Resolution type? I’m not, because I look at January 1st as the day after December 31st and not as a Big Deal Milestone Day. (Yeah,… more

Figures & Speech: Sculptor Spotlight on Hector Arce

Every good toy or collectible statue begins with a great sculpt, though with the toy market under financial strain, that’s becoming less and less true, as lines start to rely… more

You Can’t Fire Me! I… Oh, You Can?

Welp, as I mentioned in passing in an earlier post, this was an interesting day for me. See, for my other website, I spent all Thursday having to compile a… more

Figures & Speech: All I Want for Christmas

Toy collectors know the deal. Friends and relatives aren’t going to shop for you because (a) what you want is sometimes hard to find, (b) you probably found it for… more

Big, Long, Hard: Matt Mira’s Black Friday Deal Roundup

While Matt Mira’s still working over at G4′s Attack of the Show (tick… tick… tick…), and because I’m WAY too lazy to go through all the circulars and do it… more

Interview: The “Human Nature” of Patton Oswalt, Todd Rohal and Rob Riggle

Patton Oswalt is a Boy Scout. Really. In the new movie Nature Calls, at least. As a troop leader looking to take his senile dad on one last camping trip… more

Our Picks for AFI Fest 2012

We love AFI Fest because it’s one of the two biggest film festivals in L.A., and a great way to wind down the moviegoing year in style. You should… more

Conquer the Cons with “Try This At Home”

This week, Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries take you on their rounds at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International to show you how to survive Comic cons on the… more

Party Like It’s 1987 at Power-Con/ThunderCon

Perhaps the only downside of attending Fantastic Fest this weekend in Austin is that I won’t be able to attend Power-Con/ThunderCon in Torrance, CA this weekend. In a year… more

Interview: They Call Him Baba Booey, but We Call Gary Dell’Abate Our Newest Host

To Howard Stern fans and prank callers, “Baba Booey” is an essential part of the vocabulary. But to the Nerdist Channel, he’s about to reveal a whole new side. The… more

You Have the Power…To Save He-Man!

At the recent San Diego Comic-Con International, fans packed an upstairs room to get a glimpse at Mattel’s new Masters of the Universe Classics figures that would be made available… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #51: Sex Q&A: Vag, Dating & Trolls

GENITAL INTERFACING, BATTLESTAR GALLACTICA ROLEPLAY & HUGS! Sandra and Dave take questions from listeners. It’s super fun time! Topics include: bikini waxes, eye-watering vaginal scent, erotic fan fiction, Dave’s feelings,… more

LYT Preview: The 2012 Los Angeles Film Fest

The Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, kicking summer into super high gear for L.A. cinephiles and bringing a peek at what the rest of the year… more

Make Good Art: Neil Gaiman’s Advice To Graduates

It’s that time of year, many people of all ages participating in the pomp and circumstance that is graduation.  Congratulations to all who have managed to complete another one of… more