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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool

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Weird Old Sci-Fi: MESSAGE FROM SPACE

There really is no underselling the cultural and financial impact Star Wars had on sci-fi cinema. With lines around the block (busting them, even), movie producers everywhere scrambled to make… more

Aaron Paul’s Top 5 Reddit AMA Moments: The Bitchies

Not to be outdone by his onscreen mentor, Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul took to the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet” – Reddit.com – yesterday to answer fan… 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
 

Boldly Go Further with TREK NATION

If you’re familiar with Star Trek, then you’re familiar with the name Gene Roddenberry. He’s only the man who dreamed up the whole thing, from Starfleet to phasers to Klingons… more

J.J. Abrams’ STRANGER Teaser… What Does It Mean?!

In a bit of cryptic chicanery for which J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot is known, the company today released a teaser for a project they’re just calling Stranger. The whole… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/20/13

If you’re still blown away by Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s “Control” for dissing fellow rappers, then you’re very easily impressed. Before that you think that is a diss… more
 

The Shelf: EPIC, BEING HUMAN, BOARDWALK EMPIRE

This is a super light week as far as Blu-rays and DVDs are concerned, but we’ve still got some goodness that might be of interest to all y’all. I probably… more

Rifftrax Skewers STARSHIP TROOPERS

Last Thursday, Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of Rifftrax (and formerly of Mystery Science Theater 3000 of course) took aim at Paul Verhoeven’s schlocky, violent sci-fi satire Starship… more

A Look Inside CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

2009′s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs was one of the most outright hilarious animated films of the digital age. The highly inventive visuals and unique character design melded with… more
 

SKYRIM: INTO THE VOID Brings the Game to Life

If you’re like me, you have spent more time in Skyrim in the past year or so than you have in the real world (and honestly, what does “real” matter… more

Sneaky Zebra Shows Us It’s Always Sunny on Tatooine

Our friends Nick and Gary from Sneaky Zebra are very good at making Star Wars parodies. They’ve done a lot of them on their channel, about everything from presidential campaigns… more

The 1st Annual Geekie Awards

This Sunday, August 18th, will be a huge day for nerds everywhere – it’s the date of the 1st Annual Geekie Awards! It’s a live-streamed ceremony that will honor the… more
 

Review: AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS, A Modern Western

There is a list of things necessary in most people’s minds as to what makes a film a “Western.” Horses might be on there, as might the 1880s, Monument… more

Telltale’s THE WOLF AMONG US Teaser Trailer Bares Its Teeth

When Telltale Games announced they were adapting Bill Willingham’s phenomenal comic series Fables into one of their signature, choice-driven adventure games, I was beyond excited. Not only is Fables a… more

Genre of ’68 – The Producers

American comedy films in the 1960s tended to be holdover slapstick affairs by the likes of Blake Edwards or big, star-studded epics like It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad… more
 

Exclusive: CM Punk Lays Down a Grammar Slam

Let it never be said that professional wrestlers aren’t smart, erudite, and great at oratory. WWE Superstar CM Punk is all of these things, and is also a huge grammar… more

Get Your Brain Drunk with “Shots of Awe”

Serial thinker Jason Silva spends a lot of time exploring the excitement of the universe around us and speculating on where we might go next. He’s been giving talks and… more

The Job Never Stops in COPS: Skyrim Season Three

Just when you thought it was safe to start marauding again, those diligent and overworked men and women keeping the dirt paths and carriageways of safe for peasants are back… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Forbidden World”

(WARNING: The above is a red-band trailer and is certainly NSFW. It was the only one available.) The impact and importance of Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien on the… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 8/13/13

Sure there’s excitement over a 700 mph commuter train that’s purely speculative at this point. While you’re waiting for that to possibly, maybe being an idea on paper to be… more

The Giving Tree Gets Revenge

You read Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” when you were a kid and you saw it as… well, I don’t know what you saw. It was kind of weird, when… more
 

Giant Mech Celebrates Geek Week

As you surely know, last week was YouTube’s Geek Week, in which we and a number of other channels made and released content pertaining specifically to geek culture. It’s possible… more

Conan O’Brien, Clueless Gamer, Plays Atari 2600 Games

In the latest “Clueless Gamer” segment on Conan, Conan O’Brien goes old school on us. Really old school. Atari 2600 old school. After realizing that the console is not a… more

Get Saved by the Bad with “Breaking Belding”

(UPDATE: Thanks for your patience- the videos have arrived!) It seems like such a good idea, it’s surprising no one’s done it yet. Arguably the best show currently on television,… more