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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Pickstarter Exclusive: Read Jonathan Ames’ Introduction for Seth Kushner’s SCHMUCK

In spite of its 8.3 million residents, New York City can be an awfully alienating, lonesome place, especially for those looking for love. Being a twentysomething in New York… more

Pickstarter: Save The Home of Anakin Skywalker

The desert is a brutal environment. Sand, wind, heat – it all combines to create harsh conditions that affect people and structures. Why do you think Obi-Wan got so grizzled in… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

Pickstarter: Help Wil Wheaton Fund TABLETOP Season 3

Over the weekend, our friends at Geek and Sundry threw an excellent Tabletop event in Los Angeles – it pretty much was like the World Poker Games in Vegas but with… more

Pickstarter: DANCERS OF WAR

What do you get when you mix Johnny Bravo, Call of Duty, and Depeche Mode? Dancers of War, a musical beat ‘em up game. Whaaat? Thanks to Johnny Bravo creator… more

Pickstarter: It’s So Bad! The Power Mitt Oven Glove

Tired of burning your hands while reaching for that meatloaf in your oven? Scream in agony no longer – the world’s baddest oven mitt is here to save the day;… more
 

Podcasts Vs. Patent Trolls: How You Can Help

You know how you don’t pay attention to some threats until they directly target you? Yeah, we got one like that. Listen up, because if you’re a podcast fan, this… more

Pickstarter: Help Finish a Ghost Apocalypse Film

You had me at “ghost apocalypse.” Jason Trost’s How to Save Us is an unfinished film wherein, “A young American man goes into hiding in Tasmania after the loss of… more

Pickstarter: Help COMEDY FILM NERDS Make EAR BUDS: The Podcasting Documentary

UPDATE: In a last-minute comeback that rivals the biggest in history… okay, that might be a bit much, but they made it! The movie is a go! Our friends at… more
 

Pickstarter: Noble Patrons of KILL SHAKESPEARE, Your Board Game Has Arrived

To fund, or not to fund: That is the question fans of the Kill Shakespeare comic series should have no problem answering with regard to IDW’s newly launched Kickstarter campaign… more

Pickstarter: Become A Spaceship Captain In GALACTIC PRINCESS

If you’ve ever thought about commanding your very own spaceship through the coarse constellations of the galaxy, your chance to channel your inner Jean-Luc Picard has come with Galactic Princess,… more

Pickstarter: Learn How to Play Tabletop RPGs with SAVING THROW

Stepping into the world of tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) isn’t the easiest thing. If you don’t have a group of friends who are knowledgeable on the subject and willing to… more
 

Pickstarter: Continue The Adventure With FAIRY QUEST 2: OUTCASTS

Fairy tales may be as old as time, but the familiar stories are constantly being rewritten and retold with varying degrees of success. Fairy Quest offers a fresh and beautifully… more

Pickstarter: Jimmy Palmiotti Talks DENVER, His Latest Graphic Novel

Kickstarter is increasingly becoming a way for smaller, independent projects and publishing houses to even the playing field with competitors with bigger war chests. Case in point: the Fantagraphics Kickstarter,… more

Pickstarter: Unlock PORTAL’s Unknowns In SECRETS OF APERTURE Web Series

We all know that the cake was a lie, but brothers Colin and Connor McGuire are hoping to better explain why in their upcoming Portal web series, which is currently… more
 

Pickstarter: Help Hero Forge Create Custom, 3D Printed Tabletop Miniatures

Choosing just the right miniature to represent your character is an important part of tabletop role playing. A tangible presence of your character on the map can make it easier… more

Pickstarter: An Incredible Look At Video Games In OUTERLANDS

The video game medium is a young and growing one that’s just now beginning to ascend to a similar level of social prominence seen with other forms of entertainment. My,… more

Pickstarter: VIDEO GAME HIGH SCHOOL Launches Final Season Indiegogo Campaign

The third and final season of Video Game High School, one of the most popular crowdfunded web series to date, has just been announced. Fans of the show who’ve been… more
 

Pickstarter: Help Yasumi Matsuno Make Another FINAL FANTASY TACTICS

While the shiny graphics of next-gen games and the alluringly low, wallet-smashing prices of Steam sales are tempting, sometimes it’s difficult to avoid the siren call of a game that… more

Pickstarter: Help Fund Joe Dante’s New Movie BURYING THE EX

Without doubt, one of the best and most unsung directors in Hollywood is Joe Dante, the man behind such genre classics as The Howling, Gremlins, The ‘Burbs, Matinee, and many… more

VERONICA MARS Coming to Theaters for Pi, Set for Release March 14th

A long time ago, we used to be friends… but we’ve definitely been thinking about Veronica Mars lately. This week it was announced our favorite teen PI would be returning… more
 

Pickstarter: PROJECT MOONBASE

Project Moonbase creators M.J. Loheed and Jeanne Begley, both of whom have a background in reality TV production, want to apply their skills to the creation of this ambitious… more

Pickstarter: FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY

It’s hard to make a convincing Kickstarter video that will also keep our Internet-spoilt attention spans captivated, so hats off to filmmakers Jeff Grace and Ryland Aldrich for giving us… 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
 
 
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