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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

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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… 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

Video: Skaromantic Comedy

[youtube] Hey gang! This is an awesome short film that premiered at Gallifrey One last weekend. Filmmaker… more

Matt Smith on “Top Gear”

[youtube] Have you guys heard of this bloke called Matt Smith? He’s on this medical drama…. more

Clip Cup 3.Cup With Special Guest Chris Hardwick

You may have seen the parody of clip shows at Funny or Die, Clip Cup, taking aim at all the shows that make fun of clips from the Internet and… more

The Essence Of “Road House” in 45 Seconds

There are supercuts all over YouTube. And then there’s this one by the folks at, in which every punch-in-da-face from what noted film critic Crow T. Robot has… more

Trapped In Tiny Tower

You may have played Tiny Tower on your phone — seems like a LOT of people do — but do you know the back story of the little pixelated people… more

They’ll Call You Back

I’d tell you what this supercut video compilation of movie clips by Slacktory is about, but I… look, I gotta call you back. HT: The Daily What… more

Matt Mira Phone Pr0n, Featuring the Very-Long-Awaited Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Game Reviews – E3 2012 – Gadget Pr0n As you surely know by now, our own Matt Mira is now on camera doing the “Gadget Pr0n” segments on G4′s Attack… more

Consensual Interspecial Sex with Ricky Gervais

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10cRicky Gervaiswww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogThe Daily Show on Facebook Ricky Gervais was on The Daily Show… more

“99 Problems,” The Hollywood Edition

I have no idea what possessed video DJs Eclectic Method to take Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” and recreate it with clips from movies, but here it is. It’s mesmerizing, and the… more

The 5 Most Intentionally Funny Videos This Week 2/14

Within the unfortunately pink and gooey glow of Valentine’s Day, of course it feels good to type in “marriage proposal fail” into YouTube. Hopefully, you’ll become self-aware that you’re watching… more

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Teaser Trailer

The tagline should be “He’ll emancipate the shit out of evil.” Here’s the first glimpse of director Timur Bekmambetov’s adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s mashup novel of the same name. Bekmambetov… more

New York Comic Convinces L.A. Celebs to Let Him Sleep Over

Slumber parties are one of the fun parts of childhood where you get to stay up late, talk all night and twirl your hair. Or if you’re me, play video… more

1 Scene, 9 Directors

Walter Woods submitted this video to the Node; he and his friends took a simple scene and interpreted it in 9 different ways.  It would have been interesting to see… more