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Hideo Kojima Sounds Off on Why You Should See “Pacific Rim”

In case the trailers, graphic novel prequel, or limited edition Odd City prints hadn’t sold you on Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming giant robots vs. giant monsters magnum opus Pacific Rim,… more

Resolved: Achieving What You Want in 2013

Are you the New Year’s Resolution type? I’m not, because I look at January 1st as the day after December 31st and not as a Big Deal Milestone Day. (Yeah,… 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

California Screaming: Previewing L.A.’s Screamfest 2012

L.A. Live could use a good scare. It wants to be so clean, so homogenized, and yet a healthy dose of bloody fun movies and the attendant crowd that… more

Figures & Speech: The Dark Knight Rubberizes

It used to be a debate that raged across various toy-related bulletin boards, and among collectors in general. It was the equivalent of Miller Lite’s “Tastes Great” versus “Less Filling,”… more

Make Good Art: Neil Gaiman’s Advice To Graduates

It’s that time of year, many people of all ages participating in the pomp and circumstance that is graduation.  Congratulations to all who have managed to complete another one of… more

How to Be An Awesome Tweeter

A lot of people ask me how I have a popular twitter account without being a celebrity. It’s really not that difficult, provided you having something to say. So here… more

Belated Gift Advice, Or What To Buy For The Neglected On Your List

Another Christmas has passed us by. Oh, shit. That’s right. Yesterday was Christmas. You probably forgot to give somebody a gift. Fortunately, I’m desperately alone without a soul… more

Time to Watch Some Horror!!!

Salutations! It’s October now, and that’s when people like myself watch more horror movies than normal (and I normally watch a lot). Everybody has his or her favorites, and most… more

Anxiety 101: SootheTube

Like many of my fellow nerds, I have anxiety problems, and while I’m able to manage them throughout the day with a rigid schedule of Portal 2, hot baths, exercise (… more

Hey, Bing! Shut Up.

Maybe I wouldn’t be as irritated if it were one or the other, but lately on both television and the internet, I can’t escape this Bing ad: Now, given the… more

Overlords of the Dance

I’ve been away for much too long and for that, dear peoples, you have my profoundest apologies. But like any truant lover worth their neglectful salt, I have returned flourishing… 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

W(h)ither Monsters?

The first season finale of the American version of Being Human aired Monday night. The finale had all the angsty supernatural character stuff a fan of the show could want… more

Reboot Rage

When reading the IMDb’s, my eye was immediately drawn to this horribly disheartening headline: “Warners Rebooting Batman Again?” (The article in question, via Empire Online, can be read here)…. more

Your Daily Dose of Warm Fuzzies, <3 Ray Bradbury

This amazing letter was sent by the incomparable Ray Bradbury to a young fan back in 1991. I think the message encapsulates nerd empowerment perfectly: “love what YOU love.” You… more

5 Ways to Improve Blu-ray

Sure, with a high-quality transfer, Blu-ray offers the best possible home viewing experience.  But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement, right? Right?! In order for Blu-ray… more

Who Needs Meth When You Have Bath Salts?

Last week I wrote a post on vodka eyeballing, a really stupid way to get drunk. I figured that would be my only entry on “alternative” methods of getting high…. more

They Talk In Maths(?)

In the summer of 1997, Radiohead released an album that many consider the best album of the 90’s and the past 25 years, OK Computer. 10 years later, they… more

Alien Probes And You

Did someone say Wired column?  Here’s our esteemed proprietor’s latest missive for Wired, all about, um, aliens and their penchant for, you know, probing humans. Click here to read about… more


SlashGear’s Philip Berne has a column on the site proposing his “anti-tech” New Year’s resolutions, an attempt to reduce the role of technology in his life. His resolutions include calling… more

Disappointing Holiday Gift Guide: How Electric Football Made Me A Cynic

Is it bad form to be disappointed in a holiday gift? Probably, but we’ve all been there. Whether it’s the letdown after unwrapping (“Socks? You shouldn’t have. Really”) or the… more

Charlie Sheen Is Not A Zombie. At Least, That’s What They’re Telling Us

Charlie Sheen is not going to play a zombie on “The Walking Dead.” Be thankful for small favors. Oh, it’s not that Mr. Sheen would be incapable of convincingly playing… more

Crap-Makers and the People Who Hate Them

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in the film world lately, that being the continual production of terrible films.  Now, this is nothing new, surely.  Awful movies date back to… more