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The Art Of Lego

PBS’ Off Book web series has an episode posted now about Lego art. This is pretty amazing: These artists make portraits and sculptures out of Lego that in some cases… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “Hero Complex: The Show”: Leonard Nimoy, Pt. 1

Today’s Hero Complex: The Show is part one of a two-part interview the L.A. Times’ Geoff Boucher conducted with Leonard Nimoy. Leonard Nimoy. I know, right? Wow. Part one… 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

Remembering Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak passed away today in Danbury, Connecticut at 83. Few children’s books have ever had the impact on so many kids as Where the Wild Things Are, and his… more

The Kids on the Wall

Calling all Los Angeles Kids in the Hall fans!!! This Saturday (4/21 @ 7pm) is the opening party of the Kids in the Hall|Kids on the Wall art gallery!… more

Comic Book Day: Lurking in the Shadows with Alex Ross

The Shadow is, perhaps, the archetypal superhero, a mold from which all other costumed crusaders were wrought. Before there was Batman, before there was Superman, before there was Alec Baldwin… more

The Art of Science Tattoos

Websites herding pictures of nerd tattoos are in no shortage on the internet; but Carl Zimmer’s Science Tattoo Emporium was always something special. Zimmer didn’t just want snapshots: he wanted… more

Go: A Time Travel Art Show Celebrating A Time Travel Book

Time travel has been a theme consistently explored in popular culture, whether it’s through a TARDIS or a tunnel or a car or a phone booth. A new book, “So… more

It’s A Trap… and a Poster

You know artist Dana Lechtenberg by his artwork for the Nerdist Podcast Live posters, right? Sure you do, and now you can grab a very cool piece of artwork he’s… more

Muchos KStew

Do you live in Los Angeles? Do you appreciate art and stuff? Then get your tookus to Meltdown Comics this Saturday night (April 7th @ 7pm) for the opening reception of… more

Nerdist News Talks To Animator Bill Plympton

Bill Plympton’s in L.A. this weekend for the Los Angeles Animation Festival, and our Nerdist News newsletter brethren caught up with him for an interview. The occasion is the… more

“David Mack au Milieu des Fauves”

In 1903 an annual event in Paris began, the basis of which was a reaction to the status quo of neo-classical European art. The Salon D’ Automne became a showcase… more

The Hostful Art Project

Hey, you artists out there! We have a little project for you. A challenge, if you will. We know there’s a lot of talent in our audience — a LOT… more

The Joy of Books!

This is just amazing! A husband and wife (and a whole lot of others) took over Type bookstore in Toronto after dark. What do your books do when you leave… more

Bob Ross on Meth

Chilean artist Fabian Gaete Maureira bangs out the landscapes with a few flicks of his wrist, and finishes up the painting with a few more.  Fast artist is fast. via [reddit]… more

Music, Art, Charity, Together

Our artist friend Dana Lechtenberg — the guy responsible for that great artwork for the Nerdist Podcast Live shows — is involved in a project about which you should know,… more

From Whence The Wild Things Came: A Talk With Maurice Sendak

One thing Nerdist is concerned with is, of course, the process by which creative people create. In that vein, if you grew up with Where the Wild Things Are and/… more

Meet the Nintendo Family. All Of It

Artist Luis Carrasquillo has created this panoramic piece of art featuring every major Nintendo character ever. It even includes characters from other game developers which have some connection, however slight,… more

Two Turntables and a Microphone. And Cameras. And a Video Mixer, And A Lot Of Pictures

We like cool animation, don’t we? This one from Austria, Stuck in a Groove, directed by Clemens Kogler and featured by Future Shorts, is a demo for analog animation using… more

Soldiers of Thundura

Seven months, 1,000 hours, and 6 x 11 feet of canvas used in the best way mankind knows how: This epic Thundercats oil painting by Robert Burden, titled Soldiers… more

American Icons

Hey, if you’re in L.A. and want to see a particularly awesome art exhibit that’s right up the alley of most nerds, there’s one opening tonight that you’ll want… more

Better Design Through Chemistry

Did you know that 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry? Okay, maybe YOU knew. I didn’t. Kinda slipped right past me there. The IYC is designed, according to the… more

Album Covers, Remixed

Our pal and designer of the incredible Nerdist Podcast Live posters, Dana Lechtenberg, is once again curating a very cool art show that opened in Elkader, Iowa on Sunday, and… more

The Art of the Hobbit

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit this month HarperCollins will release more than 100 original illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien in The Art of the Hobbit.  These… more