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Learn to Sing Pi to 139 Places with Danica McKellar’s MATH BITES

All good things must come to an end, right? We’ve been hearing this adage for our entire lives, so it must be true. Well, unfortunately nobody informed irrational numbers that… more

First Teaser for Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

Any time Christopher Nolan has a new movie, there’s always a huge amount of anticipation and speculation, and rightfully so. Besides his work on his mondo-hit Dark Knight Trilogy, he’s… 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

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/13/13: THE PETE HOLMES SHOW Stand Up Debut with Gabe Liedman

Between Beyonce’s “secret” album release and Khloe Kardashian filing for divorce from Lamar Odom, I really wonder if people are in as much disbelief as their Tumblr posts and tweets… more

NERDIST NEWS: Spider-Man’s Future, THE HOBBIT Review, THE DLC and Much More!

Just when you think there’s no more news to be mined this week, we hit an untapped vein of high quality news nuggets that will keep you buzzing all weekend… more

Top 10 Christmas Horror Movies

Christmas is usually a time of giving, caring, and familial togetherness, but if you’re the maker of exploitation movies, it’s often a time you can stir up controversy by having… more

Watch the Cast of THE HOBBIT Do a Dramatic Reading of The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in theaters now and Benedict Cumberbatch making waves for his sultry verbal interpretation of the poetry of R. Kelly, it was only a… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/12/13: Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler Go Christmas Caroling

Let the Internet outrage begin as the term “affluenza,” a made up nonsense word that claims people, specifically adolescents, are blameless for their actions due to a privileged upbringing, has… more

Drafthouse Films’ MS. 45 Re-Release Gets Poster and Clips

It’s like Death Wish but sleazier and with a female protagonist. Abel Ferrara’s Ms. 45, from 1981, is the director in all of his salacious glory, depicting a mute seamstress… more

SHERLOCK Meets DOCTOR WHO in This Epic Fan Trailer

Either Tumblr has sprung a leak or this is how the BBC will finally and completely take over our lives. Regardless of its secret Illuminati origins, this fan-made Sherlock/Doctor… 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


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

What if MARIO KART Happened in Real Life?

Anyone who has ever experienced the thrill of deflecting an oncoming banana peel with a green shell or the heartbreak of seeing a blue shell come up behind you as… more

Tarantino and Friends Animated Infographic

This is pretty darned cool. Animator Timor Barshtman posted a look at the changing faces of the recurring actors from Quentin Tarantino’s canon. There are quite a few, but strangely… more

Feast Your Eyes on the ‘Time of the Doctor’ Trailer!

And here it is! Exactly a fortnight away from Christmas and we now have our first in-motion look at the Doctor Who special, “The Time of the Doctor,” which will… more

YouTube’s Top 10 Of 2013, Plus A Look Back

As we plow ahead to the end of the year, the folks at YouTube are wrapping things up a few weeks early with their Rewind video mashing up some of… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/10/13: Rejected Auditions for ‘Space Cop’

Somehow, the universe has decided to bring the name Tila Tequila back into the headlines. That’s reason enough for me to not investigate further, but thanks to Twitter, I have… more

Pickstarter: Help Fund Joe Dante’s New Movie BURYING THE EX

Without doubt, one of the best and most unsung directors in Hollywood is Joe Dante, the man behind such genre classics as The Howling, Gremlins, The ‘Burbs, Matinee, and many… more


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

Feel the Atomic Awesomeness of the GODZILLA Trailer

Who would have guessed that combining a gorilla, a whale, and postwar fears about the repercussions of atomic warfare would result in one of the most iconic on-screen characters of… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/9/13: Yo La Tengo vs. Si Se Tango

Beyonce was caught lounging around in an outfit covered in pizza print. I’m pretty sure, on a completely objective level, that a pizza print on any article of clothing isn’t… more

Bohemian Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition

Sometimes YouTube is the best thing on Earth, and more often than not, it has to do with Star Wars videos. The fine folks at UAT Digital Video, the students… more

Learn All About J.R.R. Tolkien in This INFO MINUTE

With the impending release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, many people find themselves wondering, “Wait, how many Hobbit movies are there again?,” “The book was only 300-something pages?,”… more

Sleuth for Yourself with Interactive SHERLOCK Trailer

Last week, we shared a Baker Street’s dozen new photos from the much-anticipated third series of Sherlock, which will premiere on BBC One January 1st and PBS on January 19th,… more