Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

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

Beta’d Review: THE WALKING DEAD: SEASON TWO – ALL THAT REMAINS

Note: while I will endeavor to avoid spoiling major events and reveals of Season 2, I will likely be discussing elements from Season 1 and 400 Days, so please bear… more

The Shelf: THE LONE RANGER, KICK-ASS 2, ELYSIUM

It’s nearly present-giving time, and the Blu-ray companies don’t want you to forget about a whole slew of Summer movies in your holiday preparations. This week, it’s mainly movies that… 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
 

ARROW Recap: Three Ghosts

After last week’s impressive penultimate episode of the half-season on Arrow, the denouement was going to have to deliver on a number of levels. Boy howdy, did “Three Ghosts” do… more

Review: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

The short review: In spite of a few missteps, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a marked improvement over its predecessor in nearly every way, and a great reason… more

Schlock & Awe: SATURN 3

Sometimes you look at a list of people involved in a movie and you think, “that can’t possibly fail,” and then, it does. On paper, it ought to be an… more
 

Kyle Anderson’s AWESOMELY BAD MOVIES Takes Down GREEN LANTERN

Well, what do we have here? Our own Kyle Anderson hosting Awesomely Bad Movies for the folks at Modern Primate and My Damn Channel, tearing into Green Lantern? Watch it:… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for December 11, 2013

Who needs a brand new Godzilla trailer or the sci-fi insanity of Jupiter Ascending when you have another week’s worth of brand new comic books to read? It’s Comic Book… more

The Shelf: DAY OF THE DOCTOR, DESPICABLE ME 2, MARY POPPINS

On the Shelf this week, some fun family fare for your holidays, cars driving quite quickly for the sixth time, a physicians’ pow-wow, and a couple of showdowns between men… more
 

ARROW Recap: The Scientist

After a week off for Thanksgiving, Arrow returned with a brand new invention. I mean, episode. If you’ll recall, the big “dun dun DUN” moment of the last episode was… more

Schlock & Awe: NAVAJO JOE

Burt Reynolds was one of the coolest guys in the 1970s. From Deliverance to The Longest Yard to Smokey and the Bandit, he solidified his place as the laid-back scoundrel… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Too Far Gone (SPOILERS!!!)

(If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of The Walking Dead yet, herein, you will encounter SPOILERS!!!, so perhaps you’ll want to save this one until you see the show…. more
 

The Shelf: MST3K 25th Anniversary, RED 2, BREAKING BAD

This week’s Shelf has a DVD box set celebrating a milestone in the annals of TV comedy, a box set bidding farewell to one of the darkest shows in TV… more

Advance Review: UNCANNY AVENGERS #14

Marvel’s Uncanny Avengers is a book that should crack under the weight of how many layers of continuity it is built on-and I’ll admit, it’s a hard book to recommend… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Dead Weight

Apologies for missing last week’s recap, guys, but I was surviving a Brian Heriot-like journey back from the brink of illness and London. That being said, how about these last… more
 

XBOX ONE, A Stride Towards The Future — First Impressions

Greetings, my fellow nerds! We live in the age of installs, patches and updates, with hardware being altered and expanded upon before the blink of an eye. While I will… more

Review: Top 13 Things in THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR

It’s sometimes the most difficult to review a thing you love unconditionally. How can you quantify unmitigated adoration in anything approaching coherent speech? I mused on Twitter following the… more

Review: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME

We’ve been talking a lot about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who lately; God knows I have. In most of it, though many are mentioning the previous Doctors, a lot… more
 

Review: THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

The short review: With slick direction, smarter writing, and a willingness to dive deeper into the books’ dystopian themes, Catching Fire is the sequel that Hunger Games fans deserve, and… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 7

After the longest continued series break since it returned in 2005, Doctor Who finally returned for another split series. Five episodes were broadcast in September 2012, a Christmas special (as… more

ARROW Recap: State v. Queen

Holy crap, did a lot of stuff happen in this week’s episode! There were something like four or five storylines going on, and they were all really compelling. This means… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE KEEP

The name Michael Mann is synonymous with gritty urban sprawl, fast-paced action, and films about the criminal underbelly; so of course that’s who you want for your supernatural horror… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 6

There’s bound to be a bit of a sophomore slump when you come out of the gate as strong as Steven Moffat did with his very tightly-plotted and inventive… more

The Shelf: THE WORLD’S END, ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, DOCTOR WHO, STAR TREK

It’s a week full of awesome on Blu-ray and DVD here on Ye Olde Shelfe. Edgar Wright takes us on a pub crawl, John Carpenter puts us in jail, the… more