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Chris Threw The First Pitch. We Have The Evidence

Our own Chris Hardwick did indeed throw out the first pitch at last night’s Star Wars Night at Dodger Stadium before the Reds-Dodgers game, accompanied by the fine folks of… more

Win A Running Spot In Course of the Force from Otter Pops

1. Do you want to win a running slot in Course of the Force, the awesome lightsaber relay coming up July 7-11 and benefiting the Make-a-Wish Foundation? If the answer… 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

Monsters, Hillbillies, and Horses: The Dodgers Go Hollywood

With Star Wars Night at Dodger Stadium (and Chris Hardwick’s first pitch) coming Monday, July 2nd (buy tickets now!), I thought it might be a good time to take a… more

A Brief Visit With Dodgers Sci-Fi Fan Todd Coffey

As we near the big night when our own Chris Hardwick throws out the first pitch for Star Wars Night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles before the Dodgers-Reds game… more

Epic Meal Time Uses the Force (to Cook)

The guys at Epic Meal Time did this special Star Wars edition of their eating extravaganza, cooking up some Crispy Tauntaun (tastes like chicken, no doubt) with bacon (fried with… more

Pre-Race Course of the Force Slot Auction Ends Soon at eBay (UPDATE: Done!)

UPDATE: It’s done.  Thank you for bidding, and get ready for the main event, the Course of the Force auction at eBay to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, coming July 7th…. more

See Chris Throw Out The First Pitch At the Dodgers’ Star Wars Night 7/2

All right, now you know, from today’s hostful Nerdist Podcast, that Chris Hardwick will be throwing out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium for Star Wars Night at the ballpark… more

eBay, Course of the Force Team Up to Do Good

Chris Hardwick and Harley Morenstein from Epic Meal Time have a message for you: Yes, eBay is joining up with Course of the Force to launch auctions to raise money… more

And A Sail Barge Shall Lead “Course of the Force”

Come on, now, what would Course of the Force be without Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge? Oh, yes, we did. Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Santa Monica… more

The Dan Band to Welcome Course of the Force to San Diego 7/11

You’d hope that when the lightsaber arrives in San Diego at the end of Course of the Force on July 11th, it’ll arrive in style, and it will indeed get… more

Preparing for Course of the Force with Ashley Eckstein

Course of the Force is just around the corner, and if you expect to carry that lightsaber on one of its quarter mile increments (Register now if you want that … more

Ashley Eckstein Joins Course of the Force

We have more news about Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Santa Monica to the San Diego Comic-Con International, and it’s about an addition to the crew hosting… more

Here’s Chris On The “Today Show”

So, Chris Hardwick was on the “Today Show” this morning, talking about Course of the Force and possibly revealing his costume for that event, and we have the clip right… more

Chris Hardwick To Be Special Guest Host At “Star Wars Celebration VI”

Fans of the movies probably don’t need a lot of additional reasons to head to Orlando in August for Star Wars Celebration VI, the convention/exhibition/party celebrating everything Star… more

“Saber,” the Sequel, Coming To the Nerdist Channel

At San Diego Comic-Con International in 2009, a short film by Clare Grant and Rileah Vanderbilt and their Danger Maiden Productions (along with Ariescope Pictures) called Saber won the awards… more

Building a Galaxy: “Star Wars: The Blueprints”

What weighs 30 pounds, contains the schematics for the Death Star and looks great on your coffee table? If you said R2-D2, you’re about 250 pounds off the mark…. more

Go: The Nerdist Industries Panel At Wondercon 2012 On Friday

Are you going to be in Southern California on Friday afternoon, or can you be there? Yes? Then, what are you doing that afternoon? Because this is what you should… more

Course of the Force Gets A Shout From AOTS’ Daily Feed

What’s news on G4′s Attack of the Show The Daily Feed with Sara Underwood today? Let’s see, the iPad 3 rumors, and the Steve Jobs FBI file, the Double Fine… more

Here’s Chris Hardwick on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Lightsabers Are Involved

Did you catch Chris Hardwick last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon? He talked about Course of the Force and the Nerdist Channel, with more details than you’ve heard… more