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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

THE SANDMAN Omnibus Silver Edition Now Available

Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is a must read for, well, for everyone. There are several printings of the many volumes in existence, but to celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary, DC… more

That Was Quick! An Extended “Day of the Doctor” Trailer

No sooner have we marveled at the 41 second “Day of the Doctor” teaser do we get another one that’s 1 minute 20 seconds. We get a lot more interaction… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

It Has Landed! “The Day of the Doctor” Trailer is Here

It’s a thing we’ve been longing for since, oh, ten minutes before we knew it was happening. Here we at last have the trailer for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary… more

World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor Announced

Finally, confirmation on the many rumors arrived at BlizzCon today, as Blizzard pulled back the curtain on the fifth World Of Warcraft expansion. Warlords of Draenor is adding a level… more

NERDIST NEWS: THOR THE DARK WORLD’s Jaimie Alexander, Marvel Invades Netflix, & Robocop

We’ve made it to the end of our first week of Nerdist News and so far we’ve seen Chris give Jessica the hosting gig, Jessica terrorize the office with a… more

Blizzard’s HEROES OF THE STORM Opens Beta Signups, Shows Off New Trailers

Holy cannolis! Beta signups for Blizzard’s upcoming MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, were announced to be going live today at BlizzCon. Along with that announcement came an awesome cinematic trailer… more

Nerdist News Special: Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston on THOR: THE DARK WORLD

Nerdist News’ own Dan Casey went to London for this special report video to talk to Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, and director Alan Taylor about, oh, just life… more

Bent-Con, A Convention for LGBTQ Fans, Comes to L.A. This Weekend

While bigger geek related conventions like New York Comic-Con have been getting all the mass-media exposure lately, there is one convention that has slowly been growing into something unique and… more

The First Official XBOX ONE Dashboard Tour

The Xbox One’s Kinect 2.0 camera can make distinctions between different skeletal frames and voices to detect who’s present in the room. That’s one of the many new features… more

New MASS EFFECT Game Teased By Bioware

Mass Effect devotees around the world gathered yesterday to celebrate “N7 Day.” Bioware, who hosted a series of multiplayer matches and livestreams in honor of the holiday, cleverly had one… more

Full DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Week Schedule on BBC America

Everybody’s gearing up for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, which is now a scant two weeks away, but BBC America wants you to know that “The Day of the… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/7/13

The last 7 days brought a whole flurry of comedy news, and I’m not talking about a bunch of people dressing up in offensive or insensitive costumes on Halloween thinking… more


If you’re waiting for a follow up to Doctor Who’s last video game outing, now may be a good time to consolidate your hopes back into your hope jar. Polygon… more

STAR WARS VII Has a Release Date

Jedi aficionados now know when they need to have their robes pressed and lightsabers all shined and ready; it has just been announced on that Star Wars: Episode… more

New ROBOCOP Trailer Shows Us a Ton More RoboCop

Apparently America is robo-phobic. Or, that’s the conceit that Samuel L. Jackson’s character is using to expand the reach of robotic law enforcement in the newest trailer for Sony’s RoboCop… more

New Shows Based On Marvel Characters Coming To Netflix

You might remember that Disney made a deal with Netflix a while back, but something that they didn’t mention when they were unveiling the back catalog titles to be put… more


We came, you saw, and together we conquered the Internet’s overwhelming lack of a thrice-weekly news program that asks the hard-hitting questions you want answered on a set that looks… more

Valve Won’t Develop Exclusive Games For SteamOS, Steam Machines

One of the larger leveraging points that many assumed Valve would use to bring folks over to their recently revealed Steam Machines was their exclusive games. Making their hardware the… more

Watch the Premiere of NERDIST NEWS with Jessica Chobot!

The countdown is over. Today marks the debut of the all new Nerdist News with your host, Jessica Chobot. She’s our favorite news correspondent on the Citadel, so we… more


With 100% fewer songs about eating dinner and plenty of brooding and battle sequences, the sneak peek for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug actually looks pretty good. At three… more

AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME Premieres November 22 on BBC America

Almost as much as the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor,” I’ve been looking forward to An Adventure in Space and Time, the Mark Gatiss-penned docudrama… more

Were Dinosaurs Larger Than We Originally Thought?

Based on their ability to impede theme park openings alone, dinosaurs are revered amongst children and scientists alike for their ferocious strength, imposing stature, and all-around radness. According to new… more

ATTACK THE BLOCK Director On Tap to Captain STAR TREK 3?

This is a promotion we’re very excited about. With J.J. Abrams out as director of Paramount and Skydance’s third installment of the Star Trek reboot, what with him heading… more