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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

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

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

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. to Feature THOR 2 Crossover

On Friday, it’s Hammer Time once more, as Norse mythology nerds and Tumblr-addicted Loki fans will at long last be able to return to Asgard in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark… more

Viz Launches Massive Manga Catalog on Apple’s iBooks Store

Good news for those of you out there who want to scratch their manga itch without getting adult-onset scoliosis from lugging around scores of weighty tomes of Naruto, Bleach, and … more

The Force Is With Jessica Chobot In This NERDIST NEWS Promo

Here’s one more promo to remind you to watch Nerdist News on The Nerdist Channel, three times per week starting Monday (November 4th, if you don’t have your calendar handy)…. more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 10/31/13

Comedy is in a boom right now. Did you know that? I hope you did, because not only is it booming, but it’s been arguably as great as it’s ever… more

America Breathes Sigh of Relief as FAA Lifts Electronic Device Ban

Horrific violations of human rights may still go on unchecked the world over, but one of them has finally been addressed by the Federal Aviation Administration. At long last, the… more

Dispatches From the ENDER’S GAME Press Day

Adapting a beloved novel with legions of die-hard nerd-fans isn’t exactly a cakewalk. Writer/Director Gavin Hood and stars Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, and Harrison Ford talked about the… more

A Look At CALL OF DUTY: GHOST Bonus Map ‘Free Fall’

Call Of Duty: Ghost’s first footage of its environmental threat-ridden map, Free Fall, just hit the web today, and there are two words that can best describe it: camper’s nightmare…. more