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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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Jonah Raydio #50: Yank Episode

It’s our 50th show! Luckily, our guest was Donut Friend owner and Drive Like Jehu drunner Mark Trombimo, who brought us glorious donuts. Also in attendance are previous guests… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Capybara’s ‘Angelo’

A lot going on with this week’s edition of track of the week. So the first question you probably have is: “Is that band PETTING A GIANT BEAVER!?,” and the… 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 Is Heavy, Doc! BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical To Premiere In London Next Year

No, there isn’t a problem with the Earth’s gravitational pull — Back to the Future scribes Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale have re-teamed and joined noted theater director Jamie Lloyd (… more

Nerdist Podcast: Broken Bells

The amazing duo James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) that make up Broken Bells invite Chris and Jonah to their studio to talk! They discuss their process… more

A Roundup Of FROZEN Parodies, Featuring ‘Do You Want to Hide A Body?’

As we reported earlier, a singalong version of Disney’s Frozen will be hitting theatres this coming weekend. It seems like the song “Let It Go” is everywhere! A super clever… more
 

Paul Williams Gives Update on PAN’S LABYRINTH Musical

This Sunday, musician and Nerdist podcast guest Paul Williams, who was a Grammy winner for his contributions to Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, gave an update on the recently announced… more

Nerdist Podcast: Paul Williams Returns

The amazing Paul Williams — who you may have seen at the Grammys with Daft Punk — returns to the podcast! He and Chris sit down at ASCAP to talk… more

Lana Del Rey Sets the Mood in New MALEFICENT Trailer

If you were watching the Grammys last evening, you might have noticed a little trailer pop up for Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming film, Maleficent. Not only does the sneak peek… more
 

Ted Leo and Aimee Mann’s New Project, The Both, Debuts First Single

Finally! The Both, the new duo that consists of singer-songwriters Ted Leo and Aimee Man, is releasing their first album, the appropriately eponymous The Both. After touring as solo artists… more

Report: Daft Punk To Rock Imperial Stormtrooper Look At The Grammys

Star Wars has seemingly invaded every aspect of pop culture over the past thirty-five years, and it’s about to invade one more, as electronic duo Daft Punk plan on donning… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Tweens, ‘Be Mean’

Tweens are a scrappy trio of punk-rockers from my hometown of Cincinnati, and purveyors of my new favorite subgenre, “Trash Pop.” Their new single, “Be Mean,” is an aggressive, shredtastic… more
 

Mike Phirman’s New Children’s Song Makes ‘Armpits’ More Fun!

One of our favorite musical comedians, Mike Phirman, who you may recognize from his collaboration with Chris Hardwick, Hard and Phirm, or as the one-man orchestra for The Nerdist on… more

Stream Quilt’s Groovy New Album, Held In Splendor

If your parents have ever told you they were “really into Jefferson Airplane,” then you have a lot of unwanted insights into who they probably were roughly nine months prior… more

You Get A Jake Bugg Ticket! And You Get A Jake Bugg Ticket! And… You Get The Idea

If you didn’t listen to me a year ago, I’m going to repeat myself: Jake Bugg is the man. Folk Rock in general seems to be making a well-deserved comeback…. more
 

Hear Arcade Fire’s Soundtrack To HER

Some (sort of) good news popped up on Wednesday morning: Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated score for his critically-acclaimed, buzzed-about, intellectually-stimulating, thought-provoking, feature film Her has become available(ish) to the public…. more

The Happiest News Of The Day: A Sing-Along Version of FROZEN to Hit Theaters

Dads everywhere shudder at the news of Frozen’s re-release on January 31st. Not only will theaters across America be blessed once more with this piece of icy-brilliance, but this time… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Chuck Inglish’s ‘Legs’

Normally we avoid posting anything directly from Pitchfork mainly because, we just don’t have to. However, this one was unavoidable, due to the fact that it will rock all of… more
 

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube on RIDE ALONG, Online Gaming, and More

There’s a time for sweeping, emotionally charged Oscar bait, and there’s a time for laugh-out-loud, explosive, charismatic action comedies. Right now? It’s time for the latter, which is why it’s… more

Jonah Raydio #49: Episode-Shock for President

Music news, Twitter games, and one of the first jokes Jonah ever wrote!  All that and more on this episode of Jonah Raydio!  Guests include Jonah’s long time friend… more

This FINAL FANTASY VII Metal Cover Album is an Omnislash for Your Ears

Final Fantasy VII holds a special place in my heart. When it came out in 1997, I had yet to play a role-playing game, let alone one as expansive, immersive,… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Week: “Reconcile” by Lake

One of my favorite underrated albums of the year that did not make my top ten this past year was Lake’s, The World Is Real. The fourth LP from… more

Finding Gems in the Coachella Lineup: The Yearly Meltdown

Every year around this time indie kids have mini brain aneurysms over the Coachella lineup release. This year is no different. An emotional cornucopia of glee, disappointment, and the inevitable, “… more

You Made It Weird #189: Matt Berninger

The lead singer of Pete’s favorite band The National, Matt Berninger, makes it weird! Check out The National’s movie Mistaken For Strangers! Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show… more