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Here’s the Inspirational New Tenacious D Video

This is the promotional video for the new Tenacious D album “Rize of the Fenix,” featuring Jack Black looking Elton John-like, an obsessed, homicidal Kyle Gass with a convenient fake… more

First “Doctor Who” Series 7 Trailer… Already?

At this weekend’s official Doctor Who convention in Cardiff, attendees got a special treat. Well, they got a lot of special treats, but one in particular is they got to… 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

Play ‘Mad Men,’ The Game

The Fine Brothers are back with another interactive YouTube game, this time an 8-bit-style version based on Mad Men. The agency’s in trouble over the Lucky Strike account and you… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 3/21

Perhaps, you’re disgusted with yourself for following the Kony hype machine too quickly. Maybe, you’re mad that you were baited into watching Katy Perry cover “N****s in Paris.” Whatever… more

Dissecting Trailers: The New “Prometheus” Trailer, or What the S#!+ Is Going On Here?

This weekend, Perry posted the new full trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, which premiered at WonderCon. I’ve watched this thing a bunch of times and, as it’s super fast-paced, I… more

Presenting the Nerdist Channel Lineup, Live From WonderCon 2012

If you weren’t at the Nerdist Industries panel at Wondercon 2012 in Anaheim Friday afternoon, you missed a lot. You missed the unveiling of the lineup for the Nerdist Channel,… more

Sasquatchin’ With Jonah

You know, Jonah Ray did not ask me to post the video of his Emmy-worthy acting the other night on The Soup, but who am I to deny the Nerdist… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 3/14

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jake Kroeger wrote this week’s column as per usual, but he’s having some computer issues and can’t post it directly. So while the article’s showing up under my… more

Dissecting Trailers: “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

The Hollywood marketing machine has always been crafty, but lately it’s gotten downright nefarious. It’s now become the norm to cut the trailer in a way that drastically misrepresents the… more

But, Of Course: “Batman and Robin,” The Musical

You remember Joel Schumacher’s Batman and Robin, right? Okay, well, if you haven’t wiped that movie from your memory (here’s a recall aid: Bat-Nipples!), you won’t think it’s that much… more

Yet Another “Game of Thrones” Season 2 Trailer

Yes, it’s another Game of Thrones trailer, the third — I think that’s right — for the upcoming second season. It packs a lot of stuff into a minute. (The… more

The Cavalcade of “Community” Continues

The Community fun just keeps on coming, first with this mashup that puts clips from the show into a trailer styled after the trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus: And while… more

More “Community” Stuff: A New Trailer

Yeah, I know, we had that animated webisode just a few short hours ago, but I can’t resist, so, from Wednesday night’s edition of The Soup, here’s a promo that’ll… more

Nerdist News Talks To Animator Bill Plympton

Bill Plympton’s in L.A. this weekend for the Los Angeles Animation Festival, and our Nerdist News newsletter brethren caught up with him for an interview. The occasion is the… more

The Hobbit Production Video #6

In this video, Peter Jackson continues to show us the fun and peril of shooting on location. I really want to go to New Zealand now, even more than before…. more

“Community,” the Cartoon

Ladies and gentlemen, your first Community animated webisode: Just a week and a day until the live-action version returns to NBC. But you can use this to tide you over…. more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 3/6

While you’re getting caught up in the possibilities of the upcoming Nerdist YouTube channel, and I understand that can be a whole lot, you can keep yourself entertained with this… more

A New “ParaNorman” Trailer

The teaser for this movie came out a few months ago and it looked cool then, but now that the full trailer is out, I want to see it even… more

The Doctor vs. Sherlock: The Musical Battle

Late last night (or early this morning depending on where in the world you are), the great Steven Moffat, head writer and showrunner of Doctor Who and co-creator and writer… more

It’s Alive! The “Frankenweenie” Trailer

Disney has released a full trailer for Tim Burton’s remake of his 1984 short Frankenweenie. Here: This trailer will be shown before John Carter; the movie is scheduled for an… more

Silent Movies Are Fun!

At the Oscars(R) last weekend, The Artist took home five awards, including the top honors of Best Actor Jean Dujardin, Best Director Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Picture. Still, there… more

Weird Al in “Weird Owl”

From the fine folks at 5 Second Films, here’s your hero and mine, Weird Al Yankovic, in “Weird Owl”: Genius needs no more than a few seconds…. more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 2/28

Had not Clip Cup 3.0 featuring our fearless leader, Chris Hardwick, not been already posted here at, it most assuredly would have been included in this week’s… more