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“Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Robotic Edition)” Now Available

Hey, remember the “Robotic Edition” of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? That was the project of Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine to release a version of Mark Twain’s classic that replaces “… more

Kindles vs. Nooks

Emails wondering about Amazon’s Kindle(s) or Barnes & Noble’s Nook(s) have been rolling in lately, so I’ll try to save you from the inevitable “BUT… 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

Book Review: “Destination Truth” by Joshua Gates

I was going to write a review for our Nerdist Overlord’s new book, The Nerdist Way,  but something occurred to me: you’re reading this post on this site… more

Chris, Tonight, Powell’s Books, Portland, Oregon, Go

Say, kids in Portland, Oregon and vicinity, what are you doing tonight? You’d better have answered that you’re planning to be at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside at 7:… 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

Chris, the Book, and You: Tuesday Night in San Francisco (Plus a Chance to Win)

Don’t worry, the site isn’t going to be all-book-promotion all-the-time, but this IS Day 1 and we do want to make sure you know that if you’re a) reading this… more

“The Nerdist Way” Has Arrived

The Nerdist Way is in bookstores today. You should buy it. You must buy it. You NEED it. All right, you expected that we’d be telling you that. And you… more

In Russia, Book Casts Movie Version For You

That image you see above isn’t a Russian poster for one of Mark Wahlberg’s movies. (Though it would be kind of funny if it were for the Planet of the… more

Learn About Sharks From David O’Doherty

You know David O’Doherty as a very funny comedian who has appeared on the Nerdist Podcast and did that segment from the Doctor Who Experience for the Nerdist TV show…. more

Review: PotterMORE? Yes. Yes, That Would Be Nice.

Originally, my headline for this blog was going to be “Hogwarts, We Have A (Bandwidth) Problem,” because for the first week after the welcome letter for Pottermore hit my inbox,… more

My Friggin Book!!!

I just got this in the mail today. S’weird! This was nothing but a really large Word .doc for so long that having it in the physical world freaks me… more

Review: “Circle 9″ by Anne Heltzel

Hi, nerds! Hope you’re all doing well and so on and so on. Let’s get to business! I’ve got another new writer you might like and her… more

Review: “Undeclared: The Indie Songbook”

Greetings faithful nerds! Looking for a writer you might like? GOOD! I HAVE ONE! His name is Matt Albrecht and I wanted to mention Undeclared: The Indie Songbook to you… more

Writers You Might Like, Number 3(ish)!

YOU GUUUYS! I can’t believe how many emails I’ve gotten about the books you wonderful nerds (or your friends) have written! The literary nerd in my soul absolutely… more

Bye Bye Borders!

Well, guys. It’s been reported in just about every major news outlet that Borders will soon be shuttering their remaining stores for good (unless Books-A-Million comes through on a bid)…. more

More Writers You Might Like!

Everybody having a good summer so far? I hope so! Considering this is the time of year when most literate people pick up vacation reads and head outside (or not,… more

What’ll Be At Pottermore? Um… More Potter

And now we know what Pottermore is all about. J.K. Rowling’s website, the subject of intense interest among Harry Potter-philes, was finally unveiled at a press conference Thursday and… more

How To Beat Up Robert Downey Jr.’s Character in (Almost) Every Film He’s Ever Made

Hello! I wrote a book called Punching Tom Hanks. It’s filled with tutorials on how to beat up almost anything. Chris Hardwick has generously allowed me to me post… more

Book Review: “Wicked Bugs” by Amy Stewart

Last night, there was a MONSTER of a moth fluttering around my room. It was big, I’m tellin’ you, like Mothra’s tinier but equally evil spawn. While screaming… more

Writers You Might Like

Well, hello! A while ago, I told you nerdlings that I’d be interested in seeing your book, assuming you’ve written one, and requested email-y details. And lo! SOME… more

How To Beat Up Rube Goldberg

Hello! I’m a guy wrote a book about beating things up. It’s called Punching Tom Hanks. My old friend Chris Hardwick was kind enough to let me post some… more

See You In Heck

Watch the latest video at <a href=””></a>Hey, so, how’s this apocalypse thing working… more

Book Review! At Home by Bill Bryson

Greetings nerds! Remember me? I know, I know. I’ve been missing in action from the fabulous Nerdist world lately, but fear not! I come bearing bookly offerings. BUT FIRST:… more