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Look, It’s Wired’s “Star Wars” Issue, Featuring Chris Hardwick

You might, just might, want to pick up the new issue of Wired magazine, March 2013, seeing as how the cover features none other than our very own Chris Hardwick… more

My June Wired Article! In the Sweet-Ass New iPad App!!!

The theme of WIRED this month is “How It’s Done,” in which we lay out a simple series of steps for the processes of things like making Cheetos, transporting prisoners,… 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

How WIRED Covers Are Made

Creative Director or WIRED Mag and good-friend-of-mine Scott Dadich gave a cool lecture in May about the making of a cover. Scott is not only an insanely talented, MULTI award… more

Managing Time Management Interview

I happened to be up in San Francisco a few weeks ago and strolled into the Wired offices to have a sit-down chat with my editor Adam Rogers, an hilarious… more

Time Management for Freelancers: My Wired Article

I have the nerdly pleasure of writing for Wired about every other month. This piece chronicles 6 weeks of my life trying to implement time management programs as a freelancer…. more

The Official WIRED Store Tour


Bowling Tech

Yes, I wrote an article about bowling technology for WIRED. You can see the web version here or purchase the November issue of the magazine. Say, why not do both?… more

Chicago! Seropian! BrainBowl! Me! Wednesday!

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What Element Are You?

Which element on the Periodic Table best defines you? Hydrogen? Magnesium? Gold? Nickel? You don’t know, do you? That’s because you haven’t been onto Facebook and added the “What Element… more

WIRED Science Now On Hulu!

I look very serious in this picture. Let’s all just admit that. I’m “up to something.” Clearly it’s the kind of conspiratory hijinks one might find in an X Files… more

How To Make A Steampunk Keyboard

Whether you’ve recently been plucked out of your 19th century timestream and are trying to adapt to our technology’s sterile aesthetic or you’re just a busybody with a lot of… more

WIRED: Science Vessel For Sale!

Late last year I interviewed rogue geneticist Craig Venter for WIRED Science aboard his awesome research sloop Sorcerer II (Sorcerer I was devoured after failing a saving throw against an… more

WIRED: DIY Laser Hacks

I wrote this for the December 2007 issue, but I didn’t have this blog then so here we are…. more

WIRED: Nap Tech

Yes, technology bleeds into every little crevice of our lives, like a zombie virus. Here’s my Wired article for the June issue. I particularly enjoy the characterization of me, which… more

2008 CES: Casio EX-F1 Camera


2008 CES: The Neonode N2

While eating at a schmancy sushi place in the Venetian, I noticed a Nordic looking fellow when he pulled out what looked like the result of an iPhone accidentally knocking… more

2008 CES: 3-D DLP HDTV

Samsung really impressed me this year. From the capable yet stylish Blackjack II cell phone to a powerful virtual surround Sound Bar with a wireless Bluetooth subwoofer to a new… more

Nitrocellulose Pwns Lance Burton

Hey, Cotton…Nitric and sulfuric acids OWN your ass! The aforementioned cellular ass-owning was recently demonstrated by Dr. Chris Schrempp and myself on Wired Science. While this experiment would have… more


Craig Venter exists to define the word “Maverick.” Drafted into Vietnam as a young surfer lacking direction, he received a crash course in battlefield surgery. Upon his return to the… more

What’s Inside Rainn Wilson?

Many years ago, Rainn Wilson and I were skillfully carved up by Rob Zombie in a movie. Now, reunited in the name of science, we peel back the enigmatic layers… more

Hey Ravers! Make a Glow Stick!

Going to a rave in 1993? You need a glow stick! I can’t help you with the Dr. Seuss hat and clock necklace, but I did manage to dig up… more

Chem Lab!

This was a particularly fun segment to shoot. It’s part 1 of a 2 part series of exothermic reactions. Dr. Chris Schrempp, professor of chemistry at Los Osos High School… more

My First Article in Wired

I have somehow managed to con my way into a magazine writing job. My first article is in the November issue of Wired, as the title of this post boasts…. more