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This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

Geared up for Halloween? What about Election Day? The beginning of November? Overwhelmed by all this questioning? Why not take a load off at one of the fantastic shows at… more

Classic “Doctor Who” Screening #2 at NerdMelt Showroom

Ahoy, friends! BBC Worldwide and Nerdist are teaming up again for the second of our monthly series of Classic Doctor Who screenings at NerdMelt Showroom in the back of Meltdown… 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

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

Exhausted from a week of running around putting the final touches on your Al Roker costume? Well, cool off with an amazing lineup here at The NerdMelt Showroom! Friday at… more

See Joel Hodgson Live in Phoenixville, PA, Minneapolis, Sioux Falls, and St. Louis

So, this weekend in New York, Joel Hodgson was a guest on the Nerdist Podcast live at the Best Buy Theater on Broadway. You’ve heard Joel on the podcast before,… more

TOKYOPOP: The Otaku’s Guide to NYCC ’12

Even more exciting than when the Muppets take Manhattan is when New York Comic Con rolls around to fill the city streets with pop-culture-crazed throngs dressed in outlandish costumes and… more

Ten Things to Look for at New York Comic Con

Don’t panic, New York Comic Con newcomers. We know there’s a lot to take in, and a long weekend might not cover it if you’re still busy dithering over choices…. more

Beta’d: 5 Must-Play Games at IndieCade 2012

Welcome to another exciting edition of Beta’d, dear reader. L.A.’s Culver City Fire Station was home to a media preview event for the finalists of IndieCade 2012, the… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

It’s October, which means it’s gourd-pickin’ season! Don’t just settle for pumpkins, go hog wild! Then check out the amazing shows this week at NerdMelt Showroom! Friday at 7:30… more

LA Weekly Honors “The Meltdown” in Best Of L.A. Issue

In July, the LA Weekly named The Meltdown, the weekly standup showcase at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in L.A. hosted by our own Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray… more

See “Stuffed and Unstrung” Live In L.A. Saturday Night (10/6)

Our pals at Henson Alternative — the even more unpredictable than usual part of The Jim Henson Company — are bringing their stage act Stuffed and Unstrung to Largo at… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom

Spending your week diligently trying to avoid Looper spoilers? Come on down to NerdMelt Showroom, where we have amazing shows and are easily befuddled by the intricacies of time travel!… more

IndieCade Cometh, You Saveth

IndieCade 2012, the International Festival of Independent Games, is upon us once again, which means a gaggle of awesome new games produced by indie programmers for great justice! From October… more

See the Nerdist Channel’s “Write Now! with Jimmy Pardo” Taping 10/4 in L.A.

It is with immeasurable pleasure that I can announce to you, the Nerdist community, that esteemed comedian and podcaster Jimmy Pardo will be hosting a show on the Nerdist Channel…. more

Watch Classic “Doctor Who” at NerdMelt This Weekend!

If you’re in the Los Angeles area Saturday at 2pm and want to do something Doctor Who-related (and who doesn’t), then please come out to the NerdMelt Showroom in the… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

We have a strong lineup this week at NerdMelt Showroom. We’re talking “rip a phonebook in half” strong. Don’t be surprised if you see this week’s lineup tossing around a… more

Win Tickets to Justin Willman’s “Tricked Out” in LA!

The Nerdist’s favorite magician, Justin Willman, host of Magic Meltdown on the Nerdist Channel, is bringing his one man show, Tricked Out, to Los Angeles’ Club Nokia on Saturday, Sept…. more

Come Party With Hasbro and Junk Food Clothing Thursday Night at Meltdown Comics!

Now that Meltdown Comics and Junk Food Clothing, the folks behind you favorite classic t-shirt designs, have started to go steady, it’s time to celebrate with a good old fashioned… more

Fantastic Fest 2012: The Best Jury Duty Ever

Five dollars a day, hours seated in a generic room watching boilerplate instructional videos, any possible number of days in which to fall behind on your work and lose money…… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

We have a positively stacked lineup this week at the NerdMelt Showroom. Like the sort of lineup that might have inspired the Commodores song “Brick House”. Yeah, we’re letting it… more

JV, TJ, ‘n’ Todd Podcasts Live at L.A. Podcast Festival in October

Two — no, wait, THREE — of the Nerdist Podcast Network’s shows are making live appearances at the LA Podcast Festival (aka Podfest), coming up October 12-14 in Santa Monica…. more

See “Pop My Culture” or “You Made It Weird” Live In L.A. 9/23

You’ve heard about the Riot LA alternative comedy festival coming up September 21st through 23rd here in L.A. from the Nerdist Podcast episode with the Comedy Mutant lineup, but… more

Ding! Dong! The Book Of Mormon Arrives In LA

Starting tomorrow, Los Angeles audiences will finally be able to learn what New Yorkers (and Tony voters) already figured out, just how amazing Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s The Book… more

This Week at NerdMelt Theater!

Today, if you haven’t heard, is the 46th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. We here at NerdMelt are boldly going where… more