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Are You Ready To Delve Into The Mind Of Rob Schrab?

Rob Schrab, creator of Scud the Disposable Assassin, Monster House, and The Sarah Silverman Program, has a book coming out, and it’s time to party. “..But I Can’t Do Anything… more

Big Time Fan

Hey, kids, what time is it? If you check this clever — perhaps too clever — clock that looks and expands and contracts like a Japanese folding fan, you might… 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

Royal Mail’s Magical Stamps

The Royal Mail released some stamps I can get excited to use!  Lord Voldemort’s face always brightens up a package.  Too bad I don’t mail anything or live in the… more

Don’t Fear the (Bunny) Reaper

Yes, Nerdist readers, I have interrupted my brief respite from blogging for some non-covert self promotion, but, on the other hand, it’s a fantastic tip on a show opening… more


THIS THURSDAY at MELTDOWN COMICS! (an art show completely about meaty things) With an incredible line up of artists! Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed to Thrizzle),  Charlyne Yi (Paper Heart),  Brandon… more

Beautiful Science

They unveiled the winners of the Wellcome Image Awards for 2011 Wednesday, and… what? You don’t know what the Wellcome Images are? Oh, well, you’ll like this. Wellcome Images is… more

The Twelfth Doctor is….. CRAIG FERGUSON!!!

Okay, not really, but if he were, this is what he would look like. This picture was done by Doctor Who artist for IDW Comics, Mr. Blair Shedd. He is… more

No Go, Robo

The Facebook campaign didn’t work.  The tweeting failed.  It isn’t going to happen. There will not be a RoboCop statue in Detroit.  Not, at least, if Mayor Dave Bing is… more

Your House Is A Museum

So, now, it’s official. The general goal of technology is to allow you never to leave your house. It’s not just those robot things. Today, Google announced its Art Project… more

Underground Music

Conductor: from Alexander Chen on Vimeo. Someone created a web page that shows the New York subway system as, well, musical art. It’s hard to describe, but… more

Psilocybin Mushrooms (2 caps onset)

Bryan Lewis Saunders eats drugs and paints pictures of himself.   Might be the best use of drugs yet. After experiencing drastic changes in my environment, I looked for other experiences… more

Doctor Who: Days of Future Past

IDW Comics artist, and my Twitter friend, Blair Shedd has spent a great deal of his own free time working on this amazing piece of art.  He’s selling the pencil… more

Comedians By Artists

The glorious pop culture hive that is Gallery 1988 has teamed up with Funny or Die to produce “Is This Thing On?”, a show where 100 super kick-asstic artists have… more

Art!: Jessica Harrison’s Macabre Visions

You love brains and entrails. You love Victorian ladies. You have issues, but at least Jessica Harrison understands.  And that’s why she’s created these lovely figurines of proper Victorian ladies… more


I have just set this as my iPad lock screen because I want to marry it. It comes from the brilliant hands and mind of Steve Dressler, who is doing… more

Star Wars Travel Art

Plucky nerd artist Steve Thomas made a set of eight original vintage-y Star Wars travel art pieces with the intention of poster-izing them. They’re not posters just yet, but that… more

Geek Flow

Dan Martell posted this EXCELLENT graphical flowchart called “The Evolution of the Geek” over on Flowtown. I don’t know where Nerds fit in. Would there be a meta chart where… more

Wizards, and Wookies, and Replicants, oh my!

As a product of the 70’s and 80’s, the defining impressions I have of many of  the really important movies of my childhood are all the product of… more

“80s Worlds Collide”

Jeffrey ‘CHAMBA’ Cruz pretty much sums up my formidable years with “80s Worlds Collide” A little breakdown of who’s in this masterpiece: DangerMouse from DangerMouse (1981) Mighty Mouse from Mighty… more

A Short Guide to Genius: Pontificate, Caffeinate, Innovate

I just watched this video and got even MORE excited about innovative social networking spaces like The Node. Now, will  you listen to Steven Johnson throw down brain tinglies? Or… more

8-bit Woodworking!!!

File this gorgeousness under “why didn’t someone do this sooner?” in that weird, rickety cabinet where you catalog useless thoughts you have from time to time. You know, the stuff… more

Weeping Angel, Pinto Style

This amazing picture was done by blogger and illustrator Jon Pinto on his personal blog.  His artwork is all really wonderful.  Check out the rest of his stuff HERE. NOTE:… more

Cache Rules Everything Around Me

Where you wondering what happened to those gifs that used to be all over the interwebs (geocities anyone)?  Well, good news!  Evan Roth of Graffiti Research Lab, F.A.T…. more