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Happy Veterans Day

This is a picture of my grandfather with my great, great grandfather from around 1942. My grandfather, Jim Facente, was a 1st generation Italian-American who served as a Naval medic… more

Accidentally Sexy “Nerdist Way” Ad

This is the actual ad for my book on Facebook. I wonder if I’m going to pull in a new demographic? Look, NO ONE expects them to be… 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

I Met Air Supply!!!

I’m on Late Night w/ Fallon tonight along w/ Kirsten Dunst and AIR SUPPLY! I love those guys. Unironically. This is my front facing camera from Jimmy’s couch while A…. more

Twilighting Wheaton

This was that time I brought Wil Wheaton into my dark brood. I had to do it in order to ensure his survival when I chewed our baby out of… more

Race War Chess Set

This feels wrong for some reason, but I guess it isn’t. It’s not racist, as both sides are represented equally. The only message you could derive from it is that… more

So THAT’S Where I Left My Car Keys

In case you didn’t see these, NASA has new high resolution pictures of the moon, and they show… well, take a look at this video:   The images showing things… more

Snazzy Group Photo!

As requested, here is the photo that you can hear being taken (I forgot to cut that part out) on the latest Nerdist Podcast with Rainn Wilson, Bryan Cranston and… more

John Wilkes Booth Babe

Genius booth granny at PAX in Seattle. Excellent staging and casting on the part of games-on-demand site I love it here…. more

I’m on Chelsea Lately Tonight w/ Jen Kirkman & Ryan Stout

No one’s going to argue that I don’t look like a Class A (the highest grade) Douchebag in this photo. Jen Kirkman was getting a pic snapped before the taping… more

Galactic Exclamation Point

Via Bad Astronomer, who has more info about the collision of these two galaxies…. more

SDCC ’11 Pics: Green Dynamite

Seth Green is a Nerd in the best and truest sense of the word. He is a solidly good dude who is doing terrific things to advance the Nerd cause… more

Alison Haislip, Secret Agent-Type Person!

You know Friend-of-Nerdist Alison Haislip from her work on G4. Perhaps you also know her from NBC’s The Voice, and you’ve surely heard her on the Nerdist Podcast. And you… more

Sara Jean Ulalawood

From today’s Attack of the Show! Even if you don’t know “Ulala” from the old Sega game Space Channel 5 you’d be foolish to pretend that this isn’t a radtastic… more

About Last Night….

What was last night’s taping of the Nerdist TV pilot for BBC America like?  I can’t tell you. Not everything, that is.  Oh, I can tell you that it was… more

Planking George Takei

Here is my humble submission to this delightful meme…. more

A Panoramic View Of Wembley, With Special Guest Mutants

You do not have to be a sports fan to love this pretty unbelievable 360-degree panorama of Wembley Stadium during the FA Cup final. First, go check it out, wheel… more


I am currently shattering my metacarpals applauding this concept. “BUT HOW ARE YOU TYPING???” Shut up! You must go over to CollegeHumor THIS INSTANT so that you may see how… more

Chubby Emo Chris Hardwick of 2003 Says, “You Can Do It!”

Ah, 2003! How I don’t miss you. I had JUST quit drinking, dyed my hair to establish a departure from my previous identity and was hard at work losing the “… more

It’s a Doctor Who Parody, Charlie Brown!

By @apelad whose other work may also be found a HOBOTOPIA. via @shanenickerson… more

Zombie Chris Hardwick Sez “Web Sooooooup!!!”

This is when I was a zombie. I got better! I swear! Now I only get semi-erect when I think of brains. If THAT. I’m fine. Watch an ALL-NEW WEB… more

Don’t Look Into Her Eyes

For anyone who has yet to see this wonderful new Tumblr account, be warned. What you are about to see may be extremely disturbing and entirely hilarious. Chicks With Steve… more

A Message From MESSENGER

MESSENGER sent us the first ever set pictures taken by a spacecraft orbiting Mercury. This is the first, shared yesterday morning: Someone call the Doctor. There appears to be a… more

Alderaan 5-Day Forecast

This was sent to me by Zak Kozberg, who when I asked for a source to credit responded thusly: “I really have no idea who created it, or who “owns”… more