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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool



It’s been around for a few weeks, but this is a short holiday week, and we’re kinda not in the mood for anything deep (anything requiring any thought at all,… more

A Music Geek’s Favorite New Artists of 2013

There was a really exciting and palpable tension that yanked and prodded music culture starkly in several directions throughout 2013. Last year, in my top albums post, I discussed the… 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

Music Geek Track of the Week: Ariel Pink and Sky Ferreira, ‘My Molly’

2013 was finally the breakout year that Sky Ferreira had been working toward ever since she used her MySpace page to grab the attention of music industry types in the… more

Jonah Raydio #46: Eponymous Episode

Henry Owings, founder of Chunklet magazine and writer of The Indie Cred Test, is our guest on Jonah Raydio.  Also hanging out is one of our favorite people, former guest… more

Nerdist Podcast: Moby

Moby sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about becoming sober (losing the “sorry, I was super drunk” excuse), sampling, raves, inter-genre overlap in the music industry, L.A…. more

Rock For Christmas, A Cherished Tradition

‘Tis the season and all that. So, this classic Christmas carol you might recall, by legendary ’80s hair metal band Sniper: Ah, tradition. Rock those silver bells with our own… more

Ladies of Rap: The Awkward Kids Get Naughty

The Awkward Kids’ Ladies of Rap is making noise on the YouTube scene, a rambunctious comedy rap series centering on some of nerd culture’s best female characters and personalities.  The… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Grizzly Bear, “Will Calls” (Diplo Remix)

This one’s intense, y’all. Diplo went a little trigger happy and remixed the balls off of a new Grizzly Bear song, Will Calls, and the result is pure madness. Good… more

Jonah Raydio #45: Come On Episode

On this episode of Jonah Raydio we have Kim Shattuck of The Muffs, Ali Koehler of Upset, former guest Sean O’Connor, and Eloy Lugo!  Kim and Ali both talk… more

Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS is the Coen Brothers at Their Most Melancholic

The films of Joel and Ethan Coen have always had a certain level of deadpan quirk, a feature that brands the movie with a metaphorical CB, but they also always… more

Watch the ANCHORMAN 2 Cast Create a Techno Banger

Having spent an inordinate amount of time on red carpets and at press junkets, I can say that, without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable people to run into… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Rochelle Jordan, ‘Follow Me’

Winter is the time of year when I go on R&B benders, and this is compounded by several factors: 1. The brumal months are a time of perpetual darkness… more

Nerdist Podcast: Brendon Small

The hilarious and musically talented Brendon Small hangs out with the guys at Swinghouse Studios to talk and play guitar! They talk about guitars, the similarity between “Wicked Game” and… more

Watch the Cast of THE HOBBIT Do a Dramatic Reading of The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in theaters now and Benedict Cumberbatch making waves for his sultry verbal interpretation of the poetry of R. Kelly, it was only a… more

Broken Bells’ ‘After the Disco’ Part Two and Q&A with Director Jacob Gentry

The atmospheric, synthy indie rock duo Broken Bells (comprised of Dangermouse’s Brian Burton and The Shins’ James Mercer) have released Part Two of their short film After the Disco, which… more

Jonah Raydio #44: The Exotic Episode

We have comedian Dana Gould and former Jonah Raydio guest Ronnie Barnett of The Muffs on this episode. Check out Dana on TNT’s Mob City and get his album… more

YouTube’s Top 10 Of 2013, Plus A Look Back

As we plow ahead to the end of the year, the folks at YouTube are wrapping things up a few weeks early with their Rewind video mashing up some of… more

The GODZILLA Trailer Blue Oyster Cut

Have you watched the Godzilla trailer yet? Well if you haven’t make like Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle and “Treat yo’ self!” because it is all kinds of amazing. Facebook… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/9/13: Yo La Tengo vs. Si Se Tango

Beyonce was caught lounging around in an outfit covered in pizza print. I’m pretty sure, on a completely objective level, that a pizza print on any article of clothing isn’t… more

Nerdist Podcast: Lindi Ortega

Chris sits down with the lovely Lindi Ortega to talk about her most recent tour and her dream to be a tornado chaser, and she plays a song just for… more

Bohemian Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition

Sometimes YouTube is the best thing on Earth, and more often than not, it has to do with Star Wars videos. The fine folks at UAT Digital Video, the students… more

Macaulay Culkin Crawls Back Into Our Hearts with Pizza Underground

Macaulay Culkin. Velvet Underground. Pizza. No, this isn’t some updated vision for Kevin McAllister tripping out on drugs and coming up with inventive ways to steal a large cheese pizza… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Son of Stan, ‘Noxeema’

Who knew divorce could be this much fun? Son Of Stan is rapidly becoming one of the most listened to artists in my morning commute. I’m not entirely sure if… more