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Win A Blue Microphone In Nerdist News’ 200th Nerdist Podcast Celebration Contest

One of the hallmarks of Nerdist is Chris Hardwick’s encouragement of readers and listeners to pursue their creative interests and make their own art, in whatever form it may come…. 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

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

Morgan Spurlock, on Becoming a “Con” Man (Plus: Win Passes to His L.A. Premiere!)

After nearly killing himself by overloading on fast food and looking for Osama in the Middle East, mustachioed movie-maker Morgan Spurlock finally got to go someplace fun to make a… more

25,000 Nerdist Channel Subscribers Can’t Be Wrong… Win “Star Trek” Stuff To Celebrate

25,000. Wow. Just a couple of days after the official announcement of the programming coming to the Nerdist Channel, we’ve hit the 25,000 subscriber mark. That’s pretty damn… more

Win A Limited Edition “The Walking Dead” Watch From Vannen and Nerdist News

Does it matter what time it is if you’re… DEAD??? Well, if you’re a) reading this and b) not battling a nagging hankering for brains, you’re likely not dead. That… more

Love and Wookiees: Win Valentine’s Day Stuff From Nerdist News

What’s the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? I have no idea. Ask my wife, who gave up on my ability to find the right Valentine’s (or birthday) gift a long time… more

More Star Wars 3D Prizes Up For Grabs From GeekChicDaily

All right, so, you’re aware that over at our fine sister operation GeekChicDaily, it’s Star Wars 3D Week in honor of the arrival in theaters of Star Wars Episode I:… more

Win Kotobukiya’s C-3PO and R2-D2 ARTFX Statues From TOKYOPOP and GeekChicDaily

I was over with the folks at our sister sites and TOKYOPOP last week, and they told me that this week over there will be Star Wars 3D… more

Win A Star Wars Dewback Figure From Sideshow

So the folks at Sideshow Collectibles have created a line of sixth scale figures from Star Wars, and there’s this model of a Dewback, see, 16 inches high and 30… more

And the Caption Contest Winner Is…

We have a winner in the BBC America Shop Doctor Who caption contest. You remember the photo, with the Doctor, armed with a net, and Craig, pushing a stroller, are… more

Here Are The Top Three Nominating Videos For “Nerdist of the Year”

BBC America and Nerdist asked you to help us pick the “Nerdist of the Year” with video nominations, and the top three videos have been selected, and, as promised, here… more

Caption Contest: Win A Bunch Of Doctor Who And BBC Stuff

One of you is going to be getting one great holiday bonus. See, the BBC America Shop wants to get the word out that they have great gift selections and… more

Help Us Pick The Nerdist Of The Year

You’re surely aware, I trust, that The Nerdist: Year in Review, the next television special from your pals at Nerdist, will be airing on Christmas Eve on BBC America. And… more

Stuff You Want To Win, And How To Win It: GeekChicDaily’s Giant Gift Guide Giveaway

Our Significant Other website,, has been posting a series of Holiday Gift Guide entries full of exactly the kind of stuff you, the Nerdist public, would love to… more

Win Tickets To The “Star Trek” Las Vegas Con

Hey, here’s a quick contest our sibling site GeekChicDaily is running, but you have to act really quick and you’ll need to be able to get to Vegas in a… more

Win A Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak From GeekChicDaily

Hey, you’re a Harry Potter fan, right? At least, most of you are. So, wanna win an Invisibility Cloak? Yes, you do. Okay, it’s a replica, because they don’t sell… more

Here’s A Contest To Celebrate The Nerdist-GeekChicDaily Partnership

Okay, so, you know about how we — Nerdist Industries — have new partners in the folks at GeekChicDaily. Well, here’s one of the first things you’ll see out of… more

Christopher Coleman Has BFFs!!!

Christopher Coleman’s BFF in Boston Contest Winners Announced by Mr. Coleman himself!!! A month or so ago, a delightful young scamp named Chris Coleman emailed me with a proposition: he… more

Win This Guy’s Tickets To See Chris In Boston!

Wanna see renowned comedy practitioner Chris Hardwick as he performs his celebrated humorous routines and parlor tricks at the Wilbur Theater in Boston? Yes, you do, and you should be… more


Hi all! BBC America is running a really SWEET CONTEST for the arty Whovian out there. Basically all you have to do is create and build your own TARDIS and… more

Doctor Who Shirt Contest!

So, I get a call from one of the coolest humans the other night, Craig Ferguson: “Mr. Haaaaardwick…it’s Mr. Ferrrrguson! Do you know who’s (hint) going to be on… more

Jim Gaffigan Poster Challenge on The Node: THE RESULTS

Congratulations to SAM HO!!!! Sam is now $500 richer and the proud owner of tickets to the Jim Gaffigan show of his choosing! This output of this nerdsourcing challenge on… more

Jim Gaffigan Poster Design Contest! $500 Prize!

Less than a week remains in the Jim Gaffigan “fans design a cool poster for Jim’s NY shows in December” contest (for lack of a simpler, cleverer name). Just a… more