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Shatter World Records and Get Free Gifts with reddit’s Secret Santa Exchange!

They say that it is better to give than to receive, but sometimes it’s best to give and receive. That’s why, this year, we’re participating in redditgift’s Secret Santa -… more

The Best of Doctor Who Week, Vol. 2

We’re hours away from the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor,” and we’re happier than an adipose at a Texas BBQ festival. We’ve been celebrating Doctor… 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

NERDIST NEWS: DOCTOR WHO, Monty Python, and Xbox One vs. PS4

What a banner week for news, huh, guys? The Xbox One has finally arrived! Telltale is making a Game of Thrones game! The Doctor Who 50th anniversary is nearly upon… more

John Carmack, A Founding Father Of FPS Games, Steps Down From id Software

John Carmack, one of the co-founders of id Software (Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein), has decided to part ways with the company in order to further commit himself to projects outside of… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/21/13

Yes, you’ve probably been falling into the Internet news hole on just the names of Rob Ford and George Zimmerman alone in the last week. That’s why important that you… more

Report: Telltale Working on a GAME OF THRONES Game

When Kanye West impelled us to “Watch the Throne,” chances are he wasn’t talking about George R.R. Martin’s now-seminal A Song of Ice and Fire series, better known to… more

Doctor Who Themed Google Doodle Game Is The Coolest Ever

Whovians across the world, prepare to have your mind blown into ginormous proportions. We’ve had quite an eventful week celebrating the upcoming 50th anniversary of Dr. Who here at Nerdist… more

Comedy Central Orders A Chris Gethard Pilot

After one attempt at a show with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay on Comedy Central (Big Lake), doing a live variety/talk/game show at UCB in NYC where he… more

Llamas’ Asses to Go Unwhipped as Winamp Shuts Down

For many PC users, the pre-iTunes era was a terrifying, lawless place that made managing your music library and playlists a challenge. One program in particular stood out as a… more

Nerdist News: Blair Herter, more DOCTOR WHO News, XBOX One Impressions & Giveaway

Welcome back true believers and false followers. We’re glad to have you all. In today’s epsiode of Nerdist News, Jessica takes a look at critics’ first impressions of the Xbox… more

Pickstarter: Alex Winter’s Bitcoin/Silk Road Documentary DEEP WEB

You’ve probably been reading a lot about Bitcoin and the controversy over the shutdown of the Silk Road website and the arrest of its alleged owner, accused of being the… more

THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR Adds One More Doctor

Sometimes there can be too many cooks in the kitchen, but when it comes to Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor”, we say the more, the… more

The Official Xbox One Launch Lineup

There’s been a heap of exciting and interesting developments leading up to the release of the Xbox One. Recently, we got an impressive tour through the console’s super intuitive user… more

Touch Ron Burgundy and Win Fabulous ANCHORMAN 2 Prizes

Feeling a dearth of classiness in your life lately? Do you crave the smell of rich mahogany and owning many leatherbound books? Have you been spending countless hours practicing your… more

Nintendo Video Provides Us With Zelda, Pikmin, Three More Great Shows

If you’re one of those folks who believe the Nintendo 3DS is only good for StreetPassing and games, behold the versatility of your powerful portable device! Nintendo released the good… more

NERDIST NEWS: DOCTOR WHO Week, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and Win an Xbox One!

Got a case of the Mondays? Let the dulcet tones of Nerdist News wash the malaise away with another exciting, action-packed smorgasbord of pop cultural goodness. It’s Doctor Who Week… more

AMC Looking to Bring PREACHER to the Small Screen

Despite its recent reputation as an undisputed hit factory, AMC is facing a gaping hole in its lineup with the departure of Breaking Bad and the end of Mad Men … more

A New Trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES

While those of you outside New York and Los Angeles will have to wait until February 21st to see Hayao Miyazaki’s purported final picture, The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu), you… more

Exclusive: Preview DC’s BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #25

Man, Batman just can’t catch a break. Even when he and a supervillain like Two Face both want justice to be served, they just can’t seem to agree on how… more

Towerfall Ascension Coming To PS4, PC in Early 2014

More great news about our favorite 2D battle royale frag-fest has surfaced as of recently. We found out on Thursday night that Ouya’s killer app, Towerfall, would be receiving its… more

Here’s That BREAKING BAD Alternate Ending

It seemed that all weekend, people were posting the “Alternate Ending for Breaking Bad” video that’s reportedly going to be a DVD extra, and it kept getting taken down just… more


With less than a week to go before the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor,” hits cinema and television screens the world over, and the BBC… more

EXTRA LIFE Gamers Raise $3.99 Million for Charity

Guess what? This year Extra Life, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals gaming fundraiser, proved that gaming can be used to do more than rot the brains of millions of American’s… more