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Thomas Jane’s Billion Dollar Babies

Though he’s starred in such memorable movies as The Mist, Deep Blue Sea, and The Punisher, Thomas Jane isn’t waiting around by the phone for the next big thing to… more

John Kricfalusi’s Canned Laughter

Ren and Stimpy’s creator is looking for new producers, and you could be among them! John Kricfalusi’s latest cartoon, funded entirely by Kickstarter, will feature the further adventures of George… 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!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 8/5

The picks this week for our roundup of worthy projects from crowdfunding sites are all comics. No industry is changing more in the face of crowdfunding than comic books: as… more

Talking ‘Tournament of Nerds,” Where We All Win

Superman versus Batman? That’s a debate for amateurs. How about Tupac’s ghost versus Skeletor, or Gandalf versus WWE’s Paul Bearer? These are the kinds of higher-level debates that have been… more

Working “2nd Watch” With Wil Wheaton

When the first season of Falling Skies ended in a pretty shocking cliffhanger, we immediately wanted to talk about it with someone. Sure, we finally caught up to actress Jessy… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/26

This week offers up a nice balance of a cool zombie apocalypse game with a refreshing twist, an adaptation of a classic tale with a twist and a Matthew Lillard… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 5/20

Whether it’s a comic book, movie, web series, album or a new piece of technology, we love combing through Kickstarter, Indie Go-Go and the myriad of other crowdfunding sites to… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 4/29

Welcome to the first edition of Nerdist’s weekly round up of cool projects looking for funding through the likes of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Pledge Music and more. Nerdist loves to see… more

Interview: The Creator of “Caine’s Arcade” Has His Perfect Moment

The movie Be Kind, Rewind coined the concept of “Sweding” – recreating famous movies using costumes of cardboard and other found objects. But in the YouTube sensation Caine’s Arcade (as… more

Interview: Brea Grant Wants to Make “Best Friends Forever”

Though perhaps best-known as Daphne Milbrook on Heroes, Brea Grant is more than just a super-actress. In addition to being a comic-book writer, she’s also working on her feature directorial… more

An R2D2 Cake

An R2D2 cake? That has all the sounds and everything? Made from chocolate mud cakes? YES PLEASE: Boing Boing’s Cory Doctorow points us to this gem, made for a guy’s… more

The Awesome Story Of Caine’s Arcade

If you haven’t seen this yet, watch this short film about an ingenious little boy who built himself a cardboard arcade in his dad’s East L.A. used auto parts… more

A Rube Goldberg Record

World’s largest Rube Goldberg device? World’s largest Rube Goldberg device, at least according to the World Records Academy, brought to you by the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers, breaking their… more

Make Cool Stuff: Jedi Masters of Crowdfunding

This cantina that is the Nerdist community is packed to the stone walls with creative types—makers, crafters, programmers—and while it’s fun to make cool stuff for ourselves… more

Make Cool Stuff: Magic Numbers

Handmade Zombie Plushie made by Emily Greenhause for Jonah I had the pleasure of attending the Nerdist Podcast Live Show in DC last Friday, and I was thrilled to see… more

How to Be An Awesome Tweeter

A lot of people ask me how I have a popular twitter account without being a celebrity. It’s really not that difficult, provided you having something to say. So here… more

If You Gotta Kill Zombies, Get The Right Tool For The Job

Thanks to Joerg Sprave at the Slingshot Channel, we now have the ideal weapon for Jonah Ray to wield in the case of the inevitable zombie attack, a combination slingshot… more

Angry Birds, Gingerbread Level

There’s never going to be an end to the Angry Birds stuff, is there? This would have been better to see before Christmas, but there’s always room for a gingerbread… more

Make Cool Stuff: The Halloween Edition

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories continues their press for world domination with the robotic Dalek pumpkin. Halloween is the convergence of three things I love: holidays, crafts, and nerds. The internet… more

Make Cool Stuff: The Nerdist Podcast Edition!

Hi, friends! If you’ve listened to episode #126 of the podcast, you’ve learned the origin story for my column on this site. That’s right, I spent several months worth of… more

Make Cool Stuff: Pixel Arts and Crafts

What was the first piece of fine art that left a lasting impression with you? For me, it was a painting I saw at the Saint Louis Art Museum, while… more

Make Cool Stuff: Space Shuttle Edition

How lovely was Matt’s account of the STS-135 lift off, friends? I so enjoyed reading about his experience and so I thought I’d bring you a couple scale models of… more

Breakfast With Lego

Did someone say “more Lego?” Because there’s this: Yes, it’s a Lego pancake bot, dropping pancake batter on a griddle in Mickey Mouse and truck shapes. The bot was made… more