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How an Internet Dog Meme Sent the Jamaican Bobsled Team to the Winter Olympics

Such bobsled. What cryptocurrency. Much Jamaica. Many fast. That’s right, everyone, once again Jamaica has a bobsled team that has qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. One… more

The Force Behind The Amazing Riot LA Comedy Festival: Abbey Londer

If you live or know even a fraction about what happens in Los Angeles, you’d probably know that it’s one of the centers of comedy in the world. Every single… 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

ROOKIE of the Year, Again: An Interview with Tavi Gevinson

When most of us were in high school, we were worrying about getting to the cafeteria before anyone else to get the cookies that weren’t quite cooked in the middle,… more

Holiday Gift Guide: Comic Book Edition

It’s Comic Book Day and chances are you’re already neck deep in preparation for tomorrow’s Turkey Day feast. But, you’d be foolish to head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday… more

Shatter World Records and Get Free Gifts with reddit’s Secret Santa Exchange!

They say that it is better to give than to receive, but sometimes it’s best to give and receive. That’s why, this year, we’re participating in redditgift’s Secret Santa -… more

The Very Best of Gallifreyan Gastronomy

All this time travel sure does work up a healthy appetite. Why not feed your need for the greatest in Gallifreyan gastronomic delights with this tasty torrent of Doctor Who … more

Batkid Saves Gotham… Er, San Francisco in an Awesome Make-A-Wish

He’s the hero we deserve, and the one we need right now. This year has had its fair share of grim news, but today, Batkid swooped in to steal… more

KABUKI: THE ALCHEMY: A Roadmap to (My) Creative Enlightenment

“The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what exists on the inside, showing… more

Heads Up, Novelist Wannabes: It’s NaNoWriMo Time

Well, it’s time to write the novel you’ve been putting off for all this time. And by that I mean it’s really time, like, now, because it’s November, once again… more

Interview: StarTalker Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is like the science teacher you wish you’d had back in high school: the guy who not only knows the curriculum inside and out but knows… more

Disney Buys Lucasfilm and the Star Wars Sequels Begin

Those of us who grew up with Star Wars the first time around remember how disheartened we were after Return of the Jedi when George Lucas said there wouldn’t be… more

LYT Review: “The Sessions” is an Unlikely But Rewarding Date Movie

Every once in a while – okay, make that every awards season – a movie comes along that’s both really good and almost impossible to persuade anyone to see without… more

Exclusive Look at the 2013 Women of Geekdom Calendar

Did you ever have difficult appreciating the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar, knowing that the models involved would never likely talk to you in real life, and even if they did… more

Christopher Walken. Sam Rockwell. In a Room with Nerdist

Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell make everything better. They just do. Not that Martin McDonagh necessarily needed the help – the playwright-turned filmmaker already had a wickedly funny script in… more

Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012

It was possibly the ultimate “where were you when you heard about it” moment, maybe because it was a rare universally-shared experience that didn’t involve a tragedy like an assassination… 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

Make Good Art: Neil Gaiman’s Advice To Graduates

It’s that time of year, many people of all ages participating in the pomp and circumstance that is graduation.  Congratulations to all who have managed to complete another one of… more

Anthony Hemingway On Directing “Red Tails” for George Lucas

Though Anthony Hemingway has had a substantial career in TV, when it comes to features, he’s one of the luckiest guys in the business. What other filmmaker – and fan… more

Interview: Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki Wants to Mine Some Asteroids

Sorry, Michael Bay fans: When it comes to giant rocks in space, Bruce Willis-types probably won’t be our go-to guys for drilling into asteroids. Chris Lewicki, president & chief engineer… 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

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

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

The Joy of Books!

This is just amazing! A husband and wife (and a whole lot of others) took over Type bookstore in Toronto after dark. What do your books do when you leave… more