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Ray Wise Seemingly Confirms New TWIN PEAKS Footage Shot By David Lynch

In speaking with Fangoria this week about the release of his latest movie, veteran character actor Ray Wise revealed that he was indeed reprising his role as Leland Palmer for… more

Nerdist News: CES Highlights, Moon Energy, and Ant-Man

Aaaand we’re back! After two weeks of countdowns, we’ve finally escaped from our carbonite chambers to bring you another heaping spoonful of Nerdist News! Today we’ve got a run down… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Videos of 2013 Part 3

Jake’s been handpicking his choice for the funniest (meant-to-be-funny, that is) videos all year, and he’s compiled a best-of-the-best top 20 list, which he’s presenting in 4 parts. Here’s The… more

SNL Recap: John Goodman

Obama/Mandela Cold Opening: President Obama (Jay Pharoah) gives a state of the union address, with an assist from a questionable sign-language interpreter (Kenan Thompson). SNL loves politics, but luckily… more

Nerdist News: Time of the Doctor Trailer, Edge of Tomorrow, Mars, and Mark Waid

Dear friends, you are not prepared for the COLOSSAL amount of awesome we’ve got on the show today. You like Doctor Who? We’re checkin’ out an all new trailer for… more

Jason Momoa Joining Batman Vs. Superman

The Dothraki Knight Rises? Khal Drogo is getting all up in your DC Universe as Jason Momoa is in talks to join Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot in… 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

Gordon Ramsay and The Muppets’ Swedish Chef Get in a FOOD FIGHT

In anticipation of Muppet’s Most Wanted coming to theaters in March of 2014, Muppet Studios is bringing us all-new muppisodes. In the latest short, “Food Fight!,” The Muppets go head-to-head… more

GAME OF THRONES Telltale Game Is Real

So all of the big announcements from the VGX awards have pretty much been Telltale Games related. Accompanying Tales From The Borderlands in today’s slew of game reveals is the… more

Nerdist News: Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman, Beauty and The Beast, and Oxygen in Space

Oh my, loyal viewers. Today’s episode of Nerdist News is a DOOZY. NOT ONLY did Zack Snyder confirm that Wonder Woman is in Batman vs. Superman, or Justice League, or… more


For those of you who still have yet to get in on the huffing and puffing madness of The Wolf Among Us, good news is abounding. Well, that’s assuming you’re… more

Meet Your New Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot

After months of speculation and weird fan Photoshop mock-ups, the DC Cinematic Universe finally has its Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot. The Israeli actress, who has made a name for herself… more

Handling Ninjas, the ARCHER Way

New to ISIS? Well, welcome, but you really need to know how to handle ninjas. Good thing this brief instructional video is here to teach you the ropes: That’s right,… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for December 4, 2013

Has the shellshock of Black Friday and Cyber Monday finally subsided? Have you dusted yourself off, and hung up your trampling boots for another 364 days? Well, thank goodness for… more

The State of The Suit and Tie on Late Night

When one thinks of late night talk shows, a knee jerk response might bring to mind images of a fake city backdrop, a classy, but not overwrought stage, the silhouette… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/29/13: Kurt Braunohler Beats Up a DJ, Sort of

It’s Black Friday and you’ve probably made it home safe with presents that “aren’t for you”. Well, I hope you made it home safe from either people stiff arming each… more

Black Friday: Top 5 Movies Set in Malls

Congratulations! You survived your families, football and food yesterday. Now you get to experience the great American tradition of racking your brain to remember if your 2nd cousin like The… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 11/28/13: Why Would You Eat That Challenge-House of Cards

It’s Thanksgiving and whether you’re with family, have to be with family, decidedly not anywhere near your family, I’m sure you’re looking forward to a turkey/ham/vegan option/not… more

Holiday Gift Guide: The I-Barely-Know-Them Edition

No matter what you do, at some point in every holiday season you are going to have to get a gift for someone you don’t know that well. Maybe you… more

Doug Dorst, the Writer Behind JJ Abrams’ S.

Doug Dorst had JJ Abrams on the phone. Though he’s an accomplished novelist and his work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, ZYZZYVA, and other journals, as well as… more

Apocalypse Meow as Super Mario 3D Worlds Invades the Real World

Is it cute or is it catastrophic? That’s what the Action 8 News Team is asking in a special news bulletin on brightly colored creatures rampaging through the city. The… more

Holiday Gift Guide: Grumpy Cat, Pulp Fiction and a Super Book for Superheroes

You won’t need a car charger, headphones, protective cases, or extended warranties for the old standby in the art of gift-giving: The Book. What’s it called?: Grumpy Cat,… more

NYCC: Jim Henson Remembered and an Interview with Lisa Henson

At New York Comic Con, Jim Henson was remembered by some of his long time collaborators and friends on a panel to promote the book Jim Henson: The Biography. Panelists… more