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Cosplay Friday #56

Welcome to the first Cosplay Friday of the new year! We hope your New Year’s resolution includes continuing to create some seriously stunning cosplay, just as ours includes curating the… more

Cosplay Friday #55

I’ve been making a list and re-checking it (because I have OCD), and am happy to report that all readers have made the “Nice” list this year! Good… 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

Cosplay Friday #54

It may be getting cold outside, but it’s heating up on the interwebs with another week of cosplay awesomeness. Fear not, I’ve done the hard work for you; I’ve tirelessly… more

Cosplay Friday #53

Ugh… Too hung over from Turkey to write intro. Something, something, cosplay. Happy Thanksgiving. I’m taking a nap. Carrie takes a telekinetic selfie. At least there’s no duck-face. You’d be… more

An Awkward Justice League Thanksgiving

We know the holidays can be tough. With all of the family in-fighting, mounds of food that can sometimes be unidentifiable, and dealing with people you just don’t want to… more

Wonder Woman At New York Comic-Con, JUST COS

Meet Valerie Perez, cosplayer. At New York Comic-Con, where she dressed as Wonder Woman, she tells us how she got into cosplay, why she does it, what she gets out… more

Cosplay Friday #52

With less than a week to go until Thanksgiving, I know there’s only one question on all of your collective minds: what to wear? You want to impress your friends/… more

G.I. Joe Proposal At New York Comic-Con, JUST COS

Well, why NOT a marriage proposal at New York Comic-Con? That’s what happens on this week’s Cosplay Confidential episode of the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos. When both parties are cosplayers,… more

Cosplay Friday #51

It’s Friday. You’re waiting for the day to be over so you can get out there and paint the town red (or whatever color you prefer to paint towns), and… more

Bent-Con 2013: An LGBT Geek Convention Made For And By The Fans

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend my first ever Bent-Con, a convention in Los Angeles created specifically by and for the lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual fans… more

Nightwing at New York Comic-Con, JUST COS

This week, The Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos moves on to New York Comic-Con, where we rejoin our old friend Seth Herzog. In another Cosplay Confidential edition, Seth takes us along… more

Bent-Con, A Convention for LGBTQ Fans, Comes to L.A. This Weekend

While bigger geek related conventions like New York Comic-Con have been getting all the mass-media exposure lately, there is one convention that has slowly been growing into something unique and… more

Cosplay Friday #50

Howdy, friends! I’m back from a two week whirlwind vacation to Japan, and other then a copious amount of toy shopping, I spent a lot of my time observing. Observing… more

Sneaky Zebra at MCM Expo

Our good friends over at Sneaky Zebra are at it again, and this time they’ve trained their magically poetic “fly” cameras on the MCM Expo: London Comic Con (Winter 2013)…. more

Nilin at PAX Prime, JUST COS

Meet Vanessa Wedge, from Calgary, this week’s subject on The Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos. She’s heading to PAX Prime in Seattle to cosplay Nilin from Remember Me, and in another… more

Cosplay Friday #49: Halloween Edition

It’s hard to believe it’s almost been a full year since Cosplay Friday made its triumphant debut on, but here we are, and it’s just in time (okay,… more


From prolific director Andrew Bowser (a/k/a Onyx the Fortuitous and creator of Monster Machine) and Joseph M. Petrick and the Nerdist Channel comes Mario and the Powerglove, a… more

Nerdist News at PAX Prime

The Nerdist Channel brings you a special Nerdist News report from this year’s PAX Prime in Seattle, including interviews with guests, cosplayers, and game developers. Correspondent Brian Walton is on… more

Gaige at PAX Prime, JUST COS

The Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos is back with a second show from this year’s PAX Prime in Seattle, where Katie Ash shows us her preparation for cosplaying Gaige from Borderlands… more

Cosplay Friday #48

While Matt is off purchasing his body weight in kigurumis in Japan, I have returned for a week to bring you the latest and greatest sartorial delights and the coolest… more

PAX Prime, “Just Cos”

The Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos returns with Chloe Dykstra prowling the hall at this year’s PAX Prime in Seattle for the first of three episodes from the con, interviewing cosplayers,… more

Cosplay Friday #48

I’m about to take a two week dream trip to Japan, the land of everything awesome and wonderful, especially cosplay! We all know the Japanese do it best, but that’s… more

What to Do While You’re at New York Comic Con

It seems like only yesterday we were up to our eyebrows in Comic-Con San Diego and now it’s already mid-October and it’s time for New York Comic Con. It’s four… more