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Seth Grahame-Smith Returns To “Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Ain’t it Cool with Harry Knowles, author and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith drops by the basement once again, this time to talk about the upcoming… more

And A Sail Barge Shall Lead “Course of the Force”

Come on, now, what would Course of the Force be without Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge? Oh, yes, we did. Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Santa Monica… 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

GZA and Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Going to Drop Some Knowledge

A founding member of Wu-Tang Clan, GZA has been dropping beats and knowledge on the masses for a long time. Recently though, he decided to start dropping some book learning… more

Once Upon a Falling Sky: An Interview With Jessy Schram

There is something very satisfying about seeing the girl who plays Cinderella be just as deft at handling an automatic weapon as she is at trying on shoes. Jessy Schram… more

Baba Booey! Baba Booey! Nerdist Channel! Baba Booey!

The roster of luminaries at the Nerdist Channel is growing again: Please welcome Gary Dell’Abate, “Baba Booey” himself, to the Nerdist family. You know Gary as the long-suffering producer of… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 6/3

This week, indie god Dave Sim wants to use Kickstarter to bring Cerebus into the 21st century, there’s a card game to let you use your chemistry know how for… more

Doing Dirty Work with Mary Lynn Rajskub

Everyone loves to make a mess, but no one stops to think about how they get cleaned up. It’s not like after every gruesome murder on Dexter the crime scene… more

This Week at NerdMelt Theater!

School may be out for Summer (or Summah, if you’re our friend Howard Kremer) but NerdMelt Theater is still in session this week with an incredible slate of shows! Friday… more

Getting Freaky with Matt Besser; Or Why I’ll Never Grind Again

  Dancing has always been a source of controversy in our culture. Whether it was its inability to produce rain, the oh-so-revealing outfits of those jazz-obssessed flappers, Elvis’ hypnotically gyrating… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “Face to Face with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic”: Stallone and Banderas

Once in a fortnight, renowned celebrity interviewer “Weird Al” Yankovic turns his probing eye and other body parts towards Hollywood’s biggest stars for his Nerdist Channel series Face to Face… more

Enlightened Debauchery

A while back I posted an entry about TLC’s Geek Love, a reality show that chronicles a nerds-only dating service. It was on the extreme end of nerdiness and catered… more

Here’s The Course Of “Course of the Force”

There’s news from the Course of the Force front — we now know where all the stops will be on the course of the Star Wars lightsaber relay from Santa… more

Avenging Phanatic

This special trailer that appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman makes me want to see The Avengers even more, because, well, I didn’t know that my favorite superhero… more

WIRED Live Expo, With Chris Hardwick, Coming To D.C. in November

Chris Hardwick, the proprietor of this very site, is involved with a new event being announced today that might be quite relevant to your interests. It’s called the “WIRED Live… more

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The Music Geek Track of the Week: “On the Sea”

Man, I love me some Beach House. The only way I would be more excited for their upcoming album, Bloom, would be if they played at my cousin’s Bat Mitzvah… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Indoor Kids” #2: In “Limbo” with Alison Haislip

The Indoor Kids get a little infusion of Jersey Pride this week on the Nerdist Channel as N.J. native, actress, gamer, and former G4 correspondent Alison Haislip, soon to… more

Exclusive Interview: Rian Johnson on the “Looper” Trailer and More

I first encountered Rian Johnson on the radio — we were both USC cinema students at the time, and worked on the student radio station’s entertainment staff, which entailed regurgitating… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles” #2

This week’s edition of Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles finds Harry — well, actually, the Harry puppet — on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of Morgan… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Kids in the Hall” #1

Do we really need to explain The Kids in the Hall? Didn’t think so. So, you know that the Nerdist Channel is offering classic KITH sketches with Chris Hardwick hosting… more

New Childish Gambino Track! “Eat Your Vegetables”

Donald Glover JUST released this new song called, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Now nerds, at first listen you might ask yourself “WHERE HAVE I HEARD THIS BEAT BEFORE? The answer is…… more

Marvin E. Quasniki, Blogger

Adding to his already considerable resume (turquoise farming, presidential candidacy… um… did we mention turquoise farming?), Marvin E. Quasniki is now blogging for the Huffington Post. Not for us, mind… more

We’re Up To #3 On BBC America’s Nerdist Podcast Top 5 Countdown

We continue to count ‘em down like Casey Kasem… er, Ryan Seacrest on BBC America’s website, the Top 5 Nerdist Podcasts of 2011. And we’re up to Number Three, and… more