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Go Behind DIY DAMMIT with Joselyn Hughes

The Nerdist Channel has just launched a brand new show, DIY Dammit, in which host Joselyn Hughes and star guests, like YouTube star Grace Helbig, make cool things using household… more

Special FX Contouring Makeup? TRY THIS AT HOME

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan wrap up this round of episodes of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home with a primer on contouring makeup. They have tips… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more

Doctor Who TARDIS in Orbit Project – Update #2

Daughter-father team Alex and Robert Doyle are back on the Nerdist Channel with a second monthly update on their Kickstarter-backed project to put a satellite replica of the TARDIS into… more

Painting and Aging Props? Try This At Home

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are back with another episode of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home. This time around, they’ll show you how to paint and… more

Found on the Web: A Haunted Mansion Horror Short

This is a very cool, very well done short film I happened upon whilst doing my normal YouTube rounds. It’s a found-footage ghost story shot in Disneyland, and specifically on… more

Need a Raygun? Try This At Home

Ever find yourself in need of a prop but you just don’t know where to go to get one? Okay, that’s a specialized thing, but whether you’re a cosplayer or… more

Casting From A Mold? Try This At Home

Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are here with another edition of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home, and it’s part 2 of last week’s lesson in molding…. more

The 1st Annual Geekie Awards

This Sunday, August 18th, will be a huge day for nerds everywhere – it’s the date of the 1st Annual Geekie Awards! It’s a live-streamed ceremony that will honor the… more

Making A Starfleet Insignia? “Try This At Home”

The Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home is back for another season of DIY fun, and this time Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are offering a quick lesson… more

Pickstarter: Card Game “A Duel Betwixt Us” Offers Gentlemanly Violence

How many times have you wistfully stroked your handlebar mustache while sipping on finest, oak barrel-aged scotch and riding your penny-farthing, only to have another dapper gentleman unceremoniously cut you… more

“Man at Arms” Makes A DIY “Thundercats” Sword of Omens

Each week, Tony Swatton - Man at Arms- takes you on a visual tour through the process of crafting some of geekdom’s most beloved weaponry, and then turns said weapons… more

Meet The Man Who is Launching a TARDIS Into Orbit

With the fiftieth anniversary of the BBC’s venerable time traveling megahit Doctor Who fast approaching, many fans are looking for special ways to celebrate the show’s golden anniversary. Some will… more

Beat Boredom with OK Go’s New App “Say the Same Thing”

When they’re not constructing massive Rube Goldberg devices or getting a hearty cardiovascular workout on their treadmills, the members of indie rockers OK Go have an awful lot of downtime…. more

EXCLUSIVE: Fan-Made “Man of Steel” Opening Credits Pack a Punch

[youtube] Most of us can’t wait to see some of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, but have you ever been so eager… more

The Condom Slingshot, An Idea Whose Time Has… No, Actually, It Hasn’t

We have seen Joerg Sprave’s creations for the Slingshot Channel here before, like the Zombiehammer. This one’s especially cringeworthy: Responding to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s $100,000 challenge… more

Zelda Saves Link in a Role-Reversed “Legend”

You want to play a Legend of Zelda game as Zelda? Well, then, here, Kenna W. made a patch so that you can do exactly that. And why not Zelda… more

Animation? “Try This At Home”

This week’s edition of the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home gives you a quick introduction to DIY animation. Holly and Jessica’s guests for the crash course are RubberRoss –… more

Voice Acting? “Try This At Home”

Voice actors Jennifer Hale and Ali Hillis join Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries this week on the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home, and the project is how to… more

Making Monsters With Doug Jones on “Try This At Home”

Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, a million other movies, shows, and web series) joins Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries on the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home for a… more

Budget Steampunk with “Try This At Home”

So you’re into steampunk and you want to do it without having to spend a whole lot. No problem: this week, Clare Grant and Chloe Dykstra join Holly and Jessica… more

Making Puppets? “Try This At Home”

Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries are back for more DIY projects on the Nerdist Channel’s “Try This At Home,” and this week they’re making puppets. Nobody tell Neil Patrick… more

Pickstarter: Bohemian Guitars, snappgrip, and Woodworking 101

This week in Pickstarter we’re highlighting antique jug recycled into guitars, a photo grip for the iPhones, and a woodworking show for the beginning carpenter. Pick #1 – Bohemian Guitars… more

First Look at Brea Grant’s “Best Friends Forever”

Last year, Brea Grant went off and made a movie called Best Friends Forever, we talked to her about it, and you guys helped her finish it through Kickstarter. In… more