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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Terrified #35: Brendan Kelly

Brendan Kelly is the bassist/vocalist for famed punk band The Lawrence Arms.  He and Dave talked self-loathing, and self-loving, and dealing with self-loathing while raising children.  They also talked… more

Nerdist News WTFridays: Most PAINFUL Frozen Parody Ever!

Who’s ready to get casual-as-heck with another episode of Nerdist News WTFridays?! We’re all over the place on this week’s installment – from impressive, indie sci-fi shorts to a little… 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
 

Watch the Nerdist Panel from Emerald City Comicon LIVE!

Even if you’re not up in Seattle, WA, for this year’s Emerald City Comicon, you can still be there for the Nerdist Live! Panel via a spiffy and nifty live… more

Classic Arcade Bar ‘EightyTwo’ Opens Doors in Los Angeles

The golden age of arcades dominated the scene in the early 1980s.  Although we’ve grown accustomed to our at-home gaming environments, there’s nothing quite like the social experience of plugging… more

Review: NOAH

Ambitious, daring, and visually awesome (in the old sense of the word), Noah is an amazing and off-the-wall experience that I can’t not recommend. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah – easily one of… more
 

Get Your First Look At Amy Acker and Deathlok In Action In AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

This Tuesday marks the beginning of the final run of seven episodes for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC, a run that is being heavily… more

SET LIST: Jon Daly on Sex, Sidewalks, and Cockroach Motivation

Comedian Jon Daly gives Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List a shot this weekl on the Nerdist Channel. Right out of the box, the topics about which he has… more

DC Announces TEEN TITANS: EARTH ONE Original Graphic Novel

So far, 2014 has been a rough one for DC’s Teen Titans, with their ongoing series never really clicking with readers, and now coming to an end with issue #30…. more
 

Nerdist Podcast: Hannibal Buress

Hilarious comedian Hannibal Buress sits down with Chris and Jonah to talk about freaking out while high, performing in clubs versus theaters, creative ways to react when a joke bombs,… more

Louis C.K. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Promo Is, Of Course, LOUIE-esque

One of the best episodes of Saturday Night Live last season was hosted by Louis C.K., which makes it exciting that he’s returning to host yet again this weekend…. more

@midnight Last Night: Megan Neuringer, Ben Kronberg, Greg Proops

Megan Neuringer, Ben Kronberg and Greg Proops played @midnight with Chris Hardwick last night on Comedy Central. Among their topics: Corey Feldman’s new music video, unfortunate drinks, bad Airbnb listings,… more
 

Best Picture: CAVALCADE (1932/1933)

Witney Seibold has been watching every Best Picture winner in chronological order, and commenting on each of them in a series of brief essays on Nerdist. In week six, he… more

It’s Father-Daugher Survival in this Terrific Sci-Fi Short

On an alien planet, a father and daughter (Tony Doupe, Callie Harlow) prospecting team’s search for resources gets interrupted by one very tough bandit. And before she knows it, the… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Money Won’t Pay’ By Bo En

Elevator music meets dance track meets ’80s sitcom intro meets Of Montreal meets bleep-bloops meets JAZZ HANDS… These are the things I gather from Bo En’s latest single, Money Wont… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/27/14: Ken Burns Profiles Eugene Mirman

Taco Bell has just unveiled the full range of their breakfast menu and, unsurprisingly, it has received plenty of criticism, although it should be noted that it’s really a waste… more

The FX of ’79 – ALIEN

And so, friends and countrymen (but not Romans, because what did they ever do for us?!), we come to the end of this series, and what an interesting journey it… more

The Undead Trees of Chernobyl: Plant Matter That Won’t Decompose

As if the Ukraine didn’t have enough problems, the radioactive dead plant matter of Chernobyl is refusing to decompose, causing a forest fire risk that could mean radiation is delivered… more
 

More with TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Screenwriter André Nemec

Earlier today, after patiently waiting for what feels like an eternity since the project was announced, fans saw the first glimpse of the new live action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles… more

Tall Men and Silver Balls: the First PHANTASM V Teaser

It’s been 16 years since the alien and necrotic Tall Man darkened cinema’s doorways with his arched eyebrow and persistent bellows of “Booooooooy!” But you can’t keep a good horror… more

Exclusive: ARCHER & ARMSTONG’s Fred Van Lente on His Final Arc, AMERICAN WASTELAND

Globe-sweeping conspiracies. Murderous religious cults. Secret cabals wielding ancient eldritch powers. Drunken immortals and more martial arts than you can shake a stick at. If any of the above piqued… more
 

Steve Coogan Bringing SOS: SAVE OUR SKINS to FearNet and BiteTV

After being one of the biggest and brightest of comedy stars in the U.K., directing critically acclaimed film Philomena, Steve Coogan is now adding another feather in his wonderful,… more

ORPHAN BLACK’s Creators Have Big Plans for Our Beloved Clones in New Video

We’re nearing the — cue the music — final countdown, Clone Clubbers. Orphan Black’s second season on BBC America is inching closer, slowly, but it looks as though a breakneck pace is… more

Nerdist News: New Batman Villain Revealed!

How’s it hanging, my fine feathered friends? We’ve got a special treat for you: our fearless leader Chris Hardwick is filling in for Jessica Chobot on today’s Nerdist News! We’ve… more