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Book Review: “Wicked Bugs” by Amy Stewart

Last night, there was a MONSTER of a moth fluttering around my room. It was big, I’m tellin’ you, like Mothra’s tinier but equally evil spawn. While screaming… more

“The Almost People” Review: SPOILERS

Can you believe that happened? The last five minutes; WOW!  What a cliffhanger, right? Yeah, well I’m not gonna talk about that yet.  “The Almost People,” the penultimate episode… 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

Beachland: A Buffet of Summer Music

Happy Summertime, Nerdlings! So, by now, the weather is supposed to be getting nicer, and thus our seasonal depression should be pretty much gone by now! Hopefully. One ingredient that… more

“The Rebel Flesh” Review (SPOILERS, I Guess)

I think we’ve been spoiled by Moffat two-parters lately.  He has a way of making each episode feel like a separate story, with its own ebbs and flows, while… more

“The Doctor’s Wife” Review (SPOILERS)

And the early frontrunner for favorite Doctor Who Series 6 episode goes to… When I watched “The Doctor’s Wife” the first time, I wondered if I was actually enjoying… more

“The Curse of the Black Spot” Review (VERY MINOR SPOILERS)

After the grandiose and often confusing two-part opening to the new series of Doctor Who, I was absolutely looking forward to “The Curse of the Black Spot,” not simply because… more

“Day of the Moon” Review – SPOILERS!!!

The second half of the series premiere of Doctor Who raised a lot more questions than answers, but it’s the beginning of the year, so it didn’t really have to… more

Scre4m: A Remakebootquel in Woodsboro

After the last directorial debacle by Wes Craven, I was terrified that Scream 4 would be a continuation of the lack-luster storytelling Craven tried to spoon feed us with My… more

Book Review! At Home by Bill Bryson

Greetings nerds! Remember me? I know, I know. I’ve been missing in action from the fabulous Nerdist world lately, but fear not! I come bearing bookly offerings. BUT FIRST:… more

“Paul” Is Out There

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back doing what they do best, paying homage to films that they love. This time, they turn their sights on alien movies in Paul…. more

The Green Rogen

I was only vaguely familiar with the television incarnation of The Green Hornet with Bruce Lee before I went to see the update starring Seth Rogen and Jay Chou and… more

Nerdist Podcast Makes Onion A.V. Club’s Best Of 2010

Chris may not prefer tooting his own horn, but, not being Chris, I don’t have to abide by that rule. So I’ll toot his… no, wait, that isn’t coming out… more

That’s a Lot of Jeff Bridges

This week gave me a special treat. I had the chance to go to a special screening of the upcoming Coen Brothers film, True Grit. Thanks to the Indy International… more

My Top Ten Albums That Got Me Through 2010

December is a month for making lists. Shopping lists, guest invitations, New Years resolutions, and so on. It seems pretty natural to list things you need or want to accomplish… more

Sex Toy Review: A Real Tongue-Lashing

You know that over-used cliché, “We’re not trying to reinvent the wheel”?  Well, someone just did. Behold! The sqweel! An oral sex device for the ages. Of course, I… more

Does Potter Live Up to the Hype? (Spoilers (if you didn’t read the book))

To the delight of many an inner-child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 was released last week. I was there bright and early on Sunday to add my $… more

Book Review! Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King!

I’ll admit that I have a little bit of a love/hate relationship with Mr. Stephen King. What I like? I realllllyyyy like. What I don’t? I reallllyyyy… more

A Beard, a Bulldog and a Big-Brained Blue Guy

This week bought me a special treat: a double-feature. I had the opportunity to go see Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis in Due Date as well as the Dreamworks… more

In the Not too Distant Past, Last Thursday A.D.

This past Thursday, I had the pleasure of going to the theater, but not for the normal movie-going experience. Thursday was the cinema event of the season (the Halloween season),… more

More Activity of a Paranormal Sort

The final horror film of this Halloween season that I will review is Paranormal Activity 2. I was unsure of this one when I first saw the trailer. I had… more

“Panasonic is the best. Philips sucks.” -THIS GUY

If you’re in the market for a new VCR here’s Markorepairs breaking  down the brands in his VCR collection.   If you’re also in the market for 8 minutes a awesomeness… more

A Soulless Film SPOILERS!!

It’s October, and anyone that knows me, knows how excited I can get in October. October is the time of year when I can indulge in apple cider, anything… more

Book Review! The Hunger Games (but only the first book!)

There’s one book that people have been mentioning over and over after hearing about my Book Nerdist status and it’s The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Finally, I… more