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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

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

A Nickel Rolling On a Treadmill For 57 Minutes, Because It Can

What’s best about this video of a nickel rolling on a treadmill for 57 minutes is the description written by the video’s creator, Parker Reed: “Don’t know why I did… more

DICE 2013: Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams Debate Movies Vs. Games

We reported from DICE last week about Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams partnering on either a Valve based movie or a game based on a Bad Robot idea. That… more

Disaster Safety the Black Dynamite Way

What should you do when a disaster strikes, like, say, an earthquake? Everybody’s favorite action hero Black Dynamite has the answer in today’s dip into the archives of lost archival… more

Chris Hardwick on Thursday’s “What’s Trending”

Chris Hardwick appeared today (Thursday, 2/14) on our pal Shira Lazar’s What’s Trending, and the live stream is now over, but we have the replay here for your viewing… more

Pickstarter Plus: Jon Schnepp on the “Death of Superman Lives”

Recently on Pickstarter, we recommended Jon Schnepp’s The Death of Superman Lives. The documentary plans to detail the fall of one of the most outrageous films of all time, Tim… more

Look, It’s Wired’s “Star Wars” Issue, Featuring Chris Hardwick

You might, just might, want to pick up the new issue of Wired magazine, March 2013, seeing as how the cover features none other than our very own Chris Hardwick… more

The Inevitable Super Bowl Commercial Remix

[youtube] You were unimpressed with most of them, and now here they are, all of the Super… more

Super Mario Bros. Plus “Ghostbusters” Equals Mashup Magic

[youtube] You can find practically everything mashed up with everything else around the net nowadays, but this… more

Some Of the Super Bowl… Er, “Big Game” Ads In Advance

You know, I liked it better when we DIDN’T see the Super Bowl commercials in advance. he element of surprise was part of the fun. But times have changed, marketing… more

“Downton Abbey,” SNES-Style

In honor of the cast of Downton Abbey winning a SAG Award last night (not to mention the episode that aired in the U.S. last night with a major… more

Is “Mean Girls: The Musical” on the Way?

We’ve all agreed that “fetch” is never going to happen, but have we reached a consensus about the possibility of a Mean Girls musical adaptation? At last night’s SAG Awards,… more

Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore and Anna Paquin to Return for X-Men: Days of Future Past

We’re going to see how the future turned out for the love triangle of Iceman, Rogue and Shadowcat after all, as Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore and Anna Paquin have signed… more

The Playboy Mansion: A Nerd in Hugh Hefner’s Court

Being a writer in the nerd sphere of things has its advantages. Last month, a group of my colleagues got to ride in a tank with Arnold Schwarzenegger as he… more

Nerdstalgia: The ’90s, Revisited in a Microsoft Ad

Microsoft is trying to get the message out that Internet Explorer’s changed and isn’t the same browser it used to be, and let me just say here that I use… 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

Hey, Look, An Animation Scholarship from Warner Bros.

Here’s something for you budding animation stars out there. Are you a graduating high school student enrolling in a college, university, or trade school? Are you interested in studying animation?… more

Your Next Dream Car: A Real-Life Halo 4 Warthog

Not sure why we didn’t see this when the L.A. Times slipped it out there on Christmas eve — holiday haze, I’d say — but Microsoft commissioned a real-life,… more

ILM’s “Avengers” Visual FX Reel

[youtube] Because who doesn’t love watching special effects how-they-did-it videos, here’s Industrial Light and Magic’s reel showcasing… more

White House Refusal to Build Death Star Shows Weakness, Says Empire

In what may be the greatest PR scenario for both the White House and Lucasfilm, a petition for the U.S. government to build a Death Star forced the White… more

Pickstarter: E-Ink Watch, “Video Game High School,” & Urban Legend Toys

Welcome back to Pickstarter, where we pick our favorite crowdfunded projects of the week. This week we’re taking a look at an E-Ink watch so that lets you notice the… more

Adventures at CES: In Which Nerdist Channel Wins an Award and Things Get Replicated

How was Official Opening Day of the 2013 International CES? Oh, nothing much, just AWARD-WINNING. Yes, at the International Academy of Web Television Awards — that’s the IAWTV Awards to… more