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First Avenger Vs. “Die Hard” Guy On “Tournament of Nerds”

You’ve seen the preview, you’ve heard from the creators, and now Tournament of Nerds makes its Nerdist Channel debut, hosted by Justin Donaldson and Hal Rudnick. The great debate’s first… more

Ascertain the Delineation with the Kids in the Hall

This week’s classic clip from The Kids in the Hall, “Freedom of Speech,” features Bruce McCulloch ascertaining from his conversation with his boss Dave Foley that he says a certain… 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

Prestidigitation 101: “Magic Meltdown” Goes To College

The Nerdist Channel’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown goes to college this week, as Justin hits the Santa Monica College campus to pull off a trick involving the fine art of… more

Talking ‘Tournament of Nerds,” Where We All Win

Superman versus Batman? That’s a debate for amateurs. How about Tupac’s ghost versus Skeletor, or Gandalf versus WWE’s Paul Bearer? These are the kinds of higher-level debates that have been… more

“Ain’t It Cool”: What’s in Harry’s Basement?

No guests this week on the Nerdist Channel’s Ain’t it Cool with Harry Knowles, but there’s plenty to look at, as Harry gives us a tour of the props and… more

5th Point: Evil Pizza

Okay, we held a little back this week from this week’s 4 Points with Alex Albrecht on the Nerdist Channel. This deleted scene has Alex, Alison, and Justin Willman enjoying… more

Brea Grant Makes “4 Points”

Actress and comics author Brea Grant (Heroes) joins magician (and Nerdist Channel Magic Meltdown and Food Network Cupcake Wars host) Justin Willman as a guest panelist with Alex Albrecht and… more

Prepare Yourself For The “Tournament of Nerds”

The Nerdist Channel is rolling out new programming all the time, and the next series to arrive will be Tournament of Nerds, the new teaser promo for which appears above…. more

The Dude, “Face to Face with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic”

Probing reporter “Weird Al” Yankovic applies his patented interviewing techniques to Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges this week on the Nerdist Channel’s Face to Face with “Weird Al” Yankovic. There’s… more

Getting Started in the “Realm of LARP”

This week is the official debut of Realm of LARP on the Nerdist Channel, in which we head to the Dark Forest and find out about the players, the characters,… more

Seeking Patton Oswalt & Rob Corddry For The “End Of The World”

Patton Oswalt and Rob Corddry are in the new movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and Nerdist News’ Brian Walton talked to them about their roles… more

Seth’s Costume Hunt, “Just Cos”

On this week’s episode of the Nerdist Channel’s cosplaying show Just Cos with Chloe Dykstra, Linda Le, and Seth Herzog, Seth neds to put together just the right costume and… more

Keeping Abreast Of “The Kids in the Hall”

It’s a few minutes in the sauna with Dave Foley and Scott Thompson on this week’s classic Kids in the Hall sketch on the Nerdist Channel, in which Dave is… more

Magic. Music. Meltdown.

The theme for the Nerdist Channel’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown this week is music, and Justin has some guests along for the ride, namely George Watsky (of “Pale Kid Raps… more

Seth Grahame-Smith Returns To “Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Ain’t it Cool with Harry Knowles, author and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith drops by the basement once again, this time to talk about the upcoming… more

Peter Weller On “RoboCop” and More on “Hero Complex: The Show”

The Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher caught up with Peter Weller at the L.A. Times Hero Complex Film Festival, and that chat is here for you on this week’s… more

Melting Brains with Chris and Chloe on “4 Points”

Our pals Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra join Alex Albrecht ‘n’ Alison Haislip for this week’s edition of the Nerdist Channel’s 4 Points with Alex Albrecht. The topics include melting… more

Let’s Punch Jonah Again with “The Indoor Kids”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s The Indoor Kids, it’s part 2 of Kumail and Emily’s session with the Nerdist Podcast’s Jonah Ray. They’re still playing Punch-Out. Punching Jonah, even… more

Enter the “Realm of LARP”

A sneak preview episode of the Nerdist Channel’s new Realm of LARP debuts today at the Nerdist Channel, and you can see it right this minute. The preview is a… more

Stage Combat, “Just Cos”

Chloe, Linda, and Seth are back with more Just Cos on the Nerdist Channel, and this week, it’s about stage combat. How do you convincingly fight without, you know, actually… more

Fermented Fish? Yes, It’s “Weird S#!t From Japan”

After some schtick involving balloons, Jukka tries fermented fish on the Nerdist Channel’s Weird S#!t From Japan. It is what it sounds like it is. Jukka’s description of the… more

The Kids in the Hall Find the Cause of Cancer

This week’s classic Kids in the Hall clip is the one in which Dave Foley reveals the true cause of cancer, and introduces you to that cause. After the sketch,… more

“Magic Meltdown”: It’s Money

The theme for this week’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown at the Nerdist Channel is money. Amazing tricks with money. And now, a joke from Hack 1950s Comedian: “That’s nothing! My… more