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Spock vs. Spock, On Wheels

Best car commercial ever? Maybe. Spock vs. Spock, Audi vs. Mercedes, with Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, and a twist ending. Plus Nimoy singing a little of “The Ballad of Bilbo… more

The Collection: Just Add Water, Watch Your Head, Have A Cold One

Another week underway, another dip into The Collection for a few laughs, some news, and some weirdness, which is what we’re all about, right? So: First, I know, I’m way… 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

“Blood and Guts” Bonus x2 with Spectral Motion

Last week, we saw a bonus scene from the Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian. This week, we get more bonus footage, TWO bonus scenes from the… more

The Collection: New “Red 2″ Trailer, Lando’s Campaign, and Die Antwoord in the Movies

Let’s close out the week with one more dip into The Collection, okay? This time, it’s a bunch of familar faces, some Star Wars-related stuff, and Die Antwoord and Neill… more

The Collection: The Spirit of the ’90s, “Game of Friends,” and Xbox Pizza

Hey, what say we look at some more of the stuff we’re collecting for… er… The Collection? (Hey, it’s a FINE name. It tells you what it is, doesn’t it?)… more

“Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope,” 1-Minute Speedrun Edition

Typically, the term “speedrun” is applied to fanatical gamers trying their damnedest to make it through a video game in the shortest time possible (I’m lookin’ at you, guy who… more

Saturday is Record Store Day

Saturday is April 20th, and it’s a special day because… no, I’m not talking about it being 4/20 (although that WILL be a topic in a separate post). No,… more

Getting the Balance Right with Cirque du Soleil

In case you weren’t at SXSW and didn’t see the big #EVOKE event with Cirque du Soleil featuring our own Chris Hardwick, Nerdist News enlisted Meg Turney to delve behind… more

Become Iron Man at Disneyland’s Iron Man Tech Exhibit

From the moment Disney acquired Marvel, one of the most whispered-about rumors has been when will Disney start incorporating Marvel into their theme parks. And while Marvel’s area at Islands… more

A Few Highlights From #EVOKE13 at SXSW

Here’s a short video with some highlights of the Cirque du Soleil/Nerdist #EVOKE13 event at SXSE in Austin this year, including our own Chris Hardwick hosting and moderating and… more

The Collection: Psycho Huey Lewis and Hermione With an Axe

Got some more stuff piling up for The Collection, our odds-and-ends feature, so here ya go: “Do you like Huey Lewis and the News?” Huey Lewis and Weird Al Yankovic… more

The Collection: April Fool’s, April Fools, and April Fulz

Today’s Collection of random stuff from the Internet is April Fool’s Day-centric, because it’s April 1st and because… okay, I’m not much for April Fool’s gags unless they’re funny and… more

The Collection: Pacino, Woody, Bruce Willis, and a Mind-Bending Music Video’s new repository of randomness, The Collection, is back with another pile of good stuff that kinda stacked up in the corner of this place while we were busy…. more

The Collection: Running People, Running Snails, and Other Stuff

Well, we’ve been finding a lot of stuff around the ‘nets lately, and rather than clutter the site up with a ton of posts, we thought we’d sweep ‘em together,… more

An Animated Calvin and Hobbes

In case you haven’t seen this very brief Calvin and Hobbes animation by Adam Brown yet, stop what you’re doing and watch it. Adam took the art from a C&… more

Flaming, Exploding “Blood and Guts”

The Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian is back for another season of special effects insider stuff, and Scott checks in with SFX guru Ron Trost for… more

A “Breaking Bad” Terrarium

Okay, here’s a Breaking Bad Terrarium: It’s from FaceoftheEarth at Etsy, and it’s an 11-inch tall terrarium with a miniature Walter White in his underwear, a wrecked RV, and dirt,… more

Happy Pi Day 2013

It’s March 14th. 3/14. 3.14. Happy Pi Day 2013! There are traditions for every major holiday. The ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Macy’s has… more

More “Blood and Guts” Coming Soon

The Nerdist Channel’s Fangoria’s Blood and Guts with Scott Ian is coming back for another season of special effects insider stuff. That’s good news, and this trailer should whet your… more

Fangirls Assemble For Her Universe’s “Year Of The Fangirl”

Our friend Ashley Eckstein and Her Universe are doing something to honor the female contingent of the nerd world, and we thought you might like to know what they’re up… more

Hear Chris Hardwick On the Team Coco Podcast

Our guy Chris Hardwick — you know, the founder of this place — followed up last week’s appearance on Conan with an appearance on the Team Coco Podcast. Chris visited… more

The 2013 Golden Geeks

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Golden Geek Awards. Every year, the Nerdist Industries editorial team honors the best in cinema that appeals to us, as well as the performances that… more

Barber Cuts Hair With Two Pairs Of Scissors At Once, Blindfolded. Huh.

This Ukrainian barber can cut hair blindfolded. And fast. Using two pairs of scissors at once. That part starts about 50 seconds in. Here’s a TV report about him, in… more