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Chris Hardwick Live at Zanies in Rosemont, IL 12/15. Go!

Hey, Chicago! You already have Chris Hardwick coming to the fair shores of Lake Michigan on December 13th and 14th. But if you aren’t going to those shows at Zanies… more

Go: Joel Hodgson at Cinefamily L.A. 12/7-8

Joel Hodgson is coming back to Los Angeles for two shows at Cinefamily on December 7th and 8th. I know that some of you are already clicking on this link… 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

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Classic “Who,” More “Harmontown,” and Comedy for a Cause

Happy Black Friday! That’s a national holiday now, right? Looking for great deals throughout the week? You’re in luck, we have some amazing shows this week at ROCK BOTTOM PRICES!… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

Staying in town for Thanksgiving? Lucky for you’ve we’ve got an incredible lineup down at the NerdMelt Showroom! Friday at 7:30 is The Podcast Podcast Podcast & Horse Cock!… more

See Robert Kirkman at the Nerdist Writers Panel Live Sunday in L.A.

You already know and love the Nerdist Writers Panel from the podcast and live events, right? Here’s one more reason to love it if you’re in the L.A. area… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom!

Busy trying to figure out where Skyfall ranks in the James Bond canon? Take a break to see one of our many great shows at the NerdMelt Showroom! Friday at… more

Learn All About Zines at the Rookie Yearbook One Release Party Saturday in L.A.

The gang at Nerdmelt Showroom in L.A. are huge fans of Tavi Gevison’s Rookie Magazine, the awesome website for teenage girls, which is why we are geeked up that… more

Help Get Video Games to the Troops and Maybe Win Something Cool in the “8-Bit Salute” Raffle

So, you wanna help get video games to U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan? You wanna win some very cool prizes in a raffle? You wanna go to a great… more

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

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