Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Animated YOUNG JUSTICE Arrives On Netflix Streaming

Good news for fans of the beloved-yet-cancelled Young Justice series, formerly on Cartoon Network; it is now finally available in streaming format on Netflix. Several Warner Brothers-produced DC animated material… more

This COMMUNITY Movie Reference Super-Cut is Absolutely Bangarang

Everyone knows that NBC’s Community is chockablock with pop culture references. In fact, at times it’s often dizzying to try and place them all — particularly with Dan Harmon’s fondness for… 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
 

Watch Spidey Do His Spidey Thing In An All New Clip From THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

Mark your calendars, people, we’re just a little over a month away from the release of Marc Webb’s highly anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and we have a… more

The Dude Will Abide at This Year’s Lebowski Fest L.A.

Only four years after the Coen Brothers made one of their most celebrated films in The Big Lebowski, 2002 saw the start of a live event dubbed “Lebowski Fest”. From… more

Jerry Bruckheimer Spills On The Possible Plot of TOP GUN 2

Everything seemed to be moving ahead swimmingly for the highly anticipated Top Gun 2 back in 2012. The trio of original star (Tom Cruise), original producer (Jerry Bruckheimer) and original… more
 
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More Mickey Mouse! Season Two of Super Stylized Cartoon Shorts Is Coming Soon!

Mickey Mouse has been traveling the globe lately in some slick, stylized, colorful cartoon shorts, and they’re REALLY GOOD. Season One debuted in 2013 with the Parisian adventure of Croissant… more

Learn The Advantage of Being A Primate In An All New TV Spot For DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Back in December, we got our first look at the sequel to Fox’s surprisingly stellar reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the… more

Disney’s THE PIRATE FAIRY: One Step Closer to STEM Fairies?

Disney princesses are everywhere, and the toy aisle is super saturated with their altered visages. (I’m not including Anna & Elsa in this group – they’ve yet to go through the… more
 

Ryan Hansen Talks VERONICA MARS & PARTY DOWN

In an earlier piece on Veronica Mars, I described Dick Casablancas as “the guy you love to hate.” A few readers took offense to this, while others appear to vehemently… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/29/14

Facebook drones, Gwyneth Paltrow-Chris Martin “uncoupling”, more Chris Christie “Bridgegate” controversy… they’ve all littered the headlines over the last week, and while all of those have varying degrees of importance… more

Tina Majorino on the Friendships of VERONICA MARS

One of Veronica Mars fans’ most cherished friendships is the one she struck with the brilliant hacker and computer expert, Mac (Tina Majorino). As the sardonic computer whiz, Mac was… more
 

Pop Culture Inspired Maps at Gallery 1988′s ‘Cartography’ Opening

If you live in Los Angeles, swing by Gallery 1988 (East) for Andrew DeGraff’s “Cartography,” a gallery opening that features some gorgeous maps inspired by The Princess Bride, Star… more

Review: CESAR CHAVEZ

This historical biography about the important 1960s labor organizer so actively skews away from Hollywood theatrics that it begins to feel downright quaint. Cesar Chavez, as you perhaps remember from… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Two-Face

For a series that made a point of introducing villains who hadn’t yet been seen or heard of by most non comics-reading kids, Batman: The Animated Series really must have… more
 

Review: SABOTAGE

Director David Ayer is proving to be increasingly adept at character work, but the plot of Sabotage is too dumb and opaque to recommend the film. Director David Ayer and… more

Joss Whedon Apologizes to Seoul for THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Any time a movie or television show needs to film on location, chances are it’s going to inconvenience someone. Productions can shut down an area as small as a storefront… more

Celebrate GODZILLA With These Striking Fan-Made Posters

The release for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ new Godzilla flick is a month and a half away, and excitement is building. The kaiju is a fan favorite and ambled… more
 

Nerdist News WTFridays: Most PAINFUL Frozen Parody Ever!

Who’s ready to get casual-as-heck with another episode of Nerdist News WTFridays?! We’re all over the place on this week’s installment – from impressive, indie sci-fi shorts to a little… more

Review: NOAH

Ambitious, daring, and visually awesome (in the old sense of the word), Noah is an amazing and off-the-wall experience that I can’t not recommend. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah – easily one of… more

Best Picture: CAVALCADE (1932/1933)

Witney Seibold has been watching every Best Picture winner in chronological order, and commenting on each of them in a series of brief essays on Nerdist. In week six, he… more
 

It’s Father-Daugher Survival in this Terrific Sci-Fi Short

On an alien planet, a father and daughter (Tony Doupe, Callie Harlow) prospecting team’s search for resources gets interrupted by one very tough bandit. And before she knows it, the… more

The FX of ’79 – ALIEN

And so, friends and countrymen (but not Romans, because what did they ever do for us?!), we come to the end of this series, and what an interesting journey it… more

More with TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Screenwriter André Nemec

Earlier today, after patiently waiting for what feels like an eternity since the project was announced, fans saw the first glimpse of the new live action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles… more