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The Gamer Cuddle

You’ve seen that picture of a couple entwined while playing video games… this one: Now, in tribute to that viral photo, comes a video illustrating how gaming can be a… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: A “Hip-Hop Christmas Remix” Light Show

[youtube] Coming straight from a half-Jewish nerd, I give you the best Christmas display of all time. … 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

“Fifty Shades,” the Takei Way

In case you haven’t seen this yet, here’s George Takei reading from Fifty Shades of Grey: It was bound to happen. Granted, he’s no Gilbert Gottfried, but… oh, my. (Get… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 12/18

Rage, melancholy, confusion, and more are all sweeping the nation over the shootings in Newtown, CT. As always with The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week, I’m not offering… more

EXCLUSIVE: A Simple Walk Into Mordor, Episode 3

Why, it seems like just the other day that we showed you Episode 2 of Rooster Teeth’s four-part web series A Simple Walk Into Mordor, in which Rooster Teeth’s own… more

When Charlie Brown Met Louis C.K.

[youtube] Lucy’s divorced and diabetic, Linus is suicidal, Peppermint Patty and Marcie live in a cat-filled apartment,… more

The Story Of Santabot 2.0

This weekend, as some of you may have noticed in the news or while walking around Manhattan, was SantaCon in New York, the annual convergence of people dressing as Santa… more

Rooster Teeth’s Simple Walk Into Mordor

The guys from Rooster Teeth will be featured on an upcoming episode of Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling, and I’m not going to tell you who won, primarily because I… more

New “Doctor Who” Christmas Trailer

We’re less than two weeks away from Christmas and BBC America has released a new short (though, surprisingly full of new images) trailer for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, “… more

There’s An Insufficient Interval To Elucidate

The obvious joke here is that there’s no time to explain Slacktory’s latest supercut, involving characters on TV and in the movies breathlessly exclaiming “there’s no time to explain!” There… more

Meet Sugarboy and His Overactive Imagination

Our friends at Above Average Network have debuted the new web series Sugarboy, in which a red-haired kid hopped up on sugar tells you about his creations, which are visualized… more

Beta’d: Spike and Machinima Video Game Award Show Round-Up

Nothing like the end of the year – it’s a time for looking back at all the awesome games we played and have lavish award shows to celebrate them. Over… more

Internet on Random: Skipping Stones with TMNT’s Master Splinter

Remember when the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles formed a band and went on a tour presented by Pizza Hut? Stop lying, yes, you do. The hair band vibe of the “… more

Throwing Cases Of Beer Around For Fun And Profit

Some nerds are orderly folks. Everything in its place, everything neat and tidy. For those of you in that category, here’s a video that will either frighten or intrigue you,… more

The Joy of Animated Velcro

Proving you can animate pretty much anything, here’s a music video largely consisting of stop-motion animation of colored Velcro dots. The video, made by artist/director Mike Cantor and singer/… more

A “Hobbit” Post-Production Update

Here’s what might be the last (or close to the last, at least) progress report on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as the thing gets closer and closer to its… more

Space Opera, Please Come Back

The announcement of new Star Wars movies the other week filled me with a bit of trepidation, but mostly a lot of childlike excitement. I’m not merely excited for… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 11/20

Whether you’re hopelessly entangled in the whirlwind supernatural romance or you’re a preening cynical person who can’t stand it, the Twilight Saga has undoubtedly divided us as a people. I… more

Why Louis C.K.’s Return To HBO Isn’t The End For DIY Comedy

Ever since Louis C.K.’s announcement that he will be doing an HBO special, ostensibly returning to his roots in the way he does his stand-up on TV, there… more

“Doctor Who” Christmas Special Stuff

Ahoy, all!! Over in the UK on the “Children in Need” special, they, as always, had some delicious Doctor Who stuff for us to chew on, both introduced by Matt… more

Mother of Mecha! It’s the Opening Minutes of Evangelion 3.0!

Feeling NERVous for tonight’s midnight release of Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo in Japanese theaters? Well, why not let the first 6 minutes and 38 seconds assuage your… more

TOKYOPOP: Take a Stroll Down Neon Alley

Remember the good old fashioned days when you could turn on the television and watch your favorite anime? Well, with a general disinterest from other cable networks, the slow, agonizing… more

So Say We All: “Blood & Chrome”‘s David Eick

In case you couldn’t tell by my post from last Friday, I was beyond excited to finally see the first two episodes of the long-awaited Battlestar Galactica prequel mini-series Blood &… more