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Scientists Reconstruct Impact Crater of Asteroid 4X Bigger than Dino-Killer

Just be glad that you live in this particular chapter of life’s history on Earth. Be glad that you weren’t around when the asteroid that formed the Chicxulub crater hit… more

Breaking Dead: Is BREAKING BAD a WALKING DEAD Prequel?

Is it possible Breaking Bad’s Jesse and Walt were somehow responsible for the The Walking Dead’s apocalyptic zombie outbreak? Even if Vince Gilligan’s meth saga has come to an end,… 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

The Undead Trees of Chernobyl: Plant Matter That Won’t Decompose

As if the Ukraine didn’t have enough problems, the radioactive dead plant matter of Chernobyl is refusing to decompose, causing a forest fire risk that could mean radiation is delivered… more

Nerdist News: Ultron Revealed!

Ah, yes, the start of another succulent week of Nerdist News. Is there anything else like it? We’ve got a big one for you today: some spy-pics of metallic menace… more

UTOPIA is Looking for Pioneers: The Time to Build Your Ideal Civilization is Now!

Remember a couple months back when we told you about that nutty social experiment-turned-TV-show, Utopia? Well, it seems that all systems are go for the post-apocalyptic nightmare scenario, as Fox… more

Director BenDavid Grabinski on Bringing ENORMOUS to Life for Machinima

It’s no small secret that we have a persisting cultural obsession with the post-apocalypse. From Godzilla to The Walking Dead to The Hunger Games and beyond, we find something uniquely… more

Nerdist News: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Preview, Project Morpheus vs. Oculus Rift, and ASSASSIN’S CREED: UNITY!

Happy Hump Day, friends, and welcome to another sterling episode of Nerdist News! We’re so jam-packed with pop-culture goodness today that we’ve got headlines pouring out of our intro! You’ll… more

Conan Gets A Walker Make Over for Last Night’s WALKING DEAD Themed Cold Open

The Walking Dead returns to AMC this Sunday, but the virus plaguing Rick and company has already claimed its next victim: late night host Conan O’Brien. Last night on Conan,… more

Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach Added to Feature Adaptation of Stephen King’s CELL

This morning, Variety reported that The Hunger Games and Orphan actress Isabelle Fuhrman and veteran character actor Stacy Keach, most recently seen in Nebraska, have joined the cast of Cell,… more

Confirmed: Ian Ziering and Tara Reid Will Return for SHARKNADO Sequel

Fans of the 2013 summer SyFy hit Sharknado can breathe a sigh of relief – both Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will return for the sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, … more


The Walking Dead continues season 4 on Sunday, February 9th, and to get you ready, AMC is bringing you its “Zombie Bowl” tradition this Sunday, February 2 at 10e/p (… more

It’s Toymageddon in the First Video From 2776

We’ve previously told you about the upcoming all-star comedy album 2776: A Millenium of American Asskickery, a jaunt through the first (and as yet incomplete) millenium of the U.S…. more


We’ve previously seen the build-up to our friends Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine’s next movie project, Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse. And we told you that they’d be looking… 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

Exclusive: DC’s TALON #11 Preview

It’s not easy being an Owl in Gotham City, especially when your one-time court members are hell bent on killing you and you find yourself on Bane’s prison island surrounded… more

Talkpocalypse Now: Rapture-Palooza’s Rob Corddry, John Francis Daley, Rob Huebel, & Craig Robinson

No matter how you prepare, avoiding the apocalypse at your local multiplex this summer is a nigh impossible task. From stoner comedies like This is the End and It’s a… more

Get Wasted with the US Trailer for “The World’s End”

[youtube] Can it be August yet? The American version of the new The World’s End trailer is now alive… more

Top Ten Horror Games We’re Dying To Play

  Gamers who love to be frightened, rejoice! This is an excellent time for horror games — after the disappointing transition of many our favorite classic horror-survival games to a more… more


If you’re like Dr. Apocalypse, you can’t believe it’s finally here!  Finally – a chance for humanity to hit the existential “Ctrl-Z,” start afresh, and tell the Earth, “C’mon, baby,… more

New “Man of Steel” Trailer Offers More Hints, Keeps Us Guessing

[youtube] We’re used to Zack Snyder’s movies looking like stylized comic books, but it would appear that working with the top… more

Jaeger Meisters, Killer Kaiju – The “Pacific Rim” Viral Marketing Begins

We’ve been hearing a lot about Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, usually laced with expletives if it’s coming from his mouth (“Giant fucking monsters versus giant fucking robots!” is his… more

AFI Fest 2012: “Rust and Bone,” “Ginger & Rosa”

Rust and Bone is one of those movies that critics may well adore precisely because of one key trait – you rarely know what’s going to happen next. This is… more

LYT Review: “Cloud Atlas” Does Not Shrug

It will be easy, and lazy, to dismiss the Wachowski siblings’ and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas (they directed alternating segments) with some silly wisecracks about how the makeup looks bad… more