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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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Astronomers Find a Small World That Could Hint at a Big One

Move a few astronomical units over, Pluto, there’s a new dwarf in town. Astronomers have announced in Nature that they’ve discovered a new dwarf planet which, at its closest, passes… more

Recap: Louis C.K. Hosts SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

Last season, Saturday Night Live saw one of its best episodes with the one hosted by the zeitgeist’s favorite comedian, Louis C.K., especially with the Abraham Lincoln/Louie mash-up… 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
 

Watch a LIVE STREAM of Emerald City Comicon Day 3

Here it is, friends! The final day of the Emerald City Comicon is upon us, but the yellow brick road of entertainment hasn’t ended yet. Sunday from 2:00 pm-3:… more

TALKING DEAD Sunday Night: Andrew Lincoln and Scott Gimple

The season finale of The Walking Dead airs on AMC tonight, and after that, it’s the season finale of Talking Dead, the aftershow with our own Chris Hardwick. And tonight,… more

New Design in Soft Robotics Creates a Salamander’s Stride

MIT aren’t the only ones taking inspiration from aquatic life for cutting edge designs in soft robotics. A Brooklyn based company called Super-Releaser has designed a new mobile robot called… more
 

Ryan Hansen Talks VERONICA MARS & PARTY DOWN

In an earlier piece on Veronica Mars, I described Dick Casablancas as “the guy you love to hate.” A few readers took offense to this, while others appear to vehemently… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/29/14

Facebook drones, Gwyneth Paltrow-Chris Martin “uncoupling”, more Chris Christie “Bridgegate” controversy… they’ve all littered the headlines over the last week, and while all of those have varying degrees of importance… more

Check Out the Muscles Behind the Blowfly’s Speedy Wings

You might not think much of blowflies. They grow up eating feces and spend their adult lives sniffing around for rotting carcasses to munch on. But when you consider that… more
 

Saturday: LIVE STREAM of Nerdist Gaming Panel from Emerald City Comicon

It’s a brave new world of gaming these days, as technology and creativity have combined in a way that’s never been done before. We’ll go right out on a limb… more

Scientists Identify Giant Shrimp Beast from the Cambrian Explosion

A new species that scientists have named Tamisiocaris borealis lived during the famous Cambrian explosion, a period in which all of the major body plans for animal life on earth… more

Watch a LIVE STREAM of Emerald City Comicon Day 2

Did you catch our live stream from Emerald City Comicon yesterday? Pretty fun, right? Well today, Brian and Malik are back with Day 2 from the floor of the Pacific… more
 

Tina Majorino on the Friendships of VERONICA MARS

One of Veronica Mars fans’ most cherished friendships is the one she struck with the brilliant hacker and computer expert, Mac (Tina Majorino). As the sardonic computer whiz, Mac was… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #36: Mike Costa & Ashley Miller Part 1

Writer Mike Costa (GI Joe; Transformers; Blackhawks) and Ashley Miller (X-Men: First Class; Terminator reboot) sit down with Marc Bernardin (The Hollywood Reporter) and Heath Corson (Justice League: War) for… more

Pop Culture Inspired Maps at Gallery 1988′s ‘Cartography’ Opening

If you live in Los Angeles, swing by Gallery 1988 (East) for Andrew DeGraff’s “Cartography,” a gallery opening that features some gorgeous maps inspired by The Princess Bride, Star… more
 

Book Review: ‘Salvage’ by Alexandra Duncan

Everything new is old again in Salvage, Alexandra Duncan’s debut novel; it’s a feminist, sci-fi, YA epic, and while that’s a hell of a genre mash, it… more

Opportunity Celebrates Martian Spring with a Big Power Burst

While Earthlings across the Northern Hemisphere are celebrating spring by braving bar patios for happy hours and painfully convincing themselves it’s warm enough for short sleeves, so too is the… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #59: Round 1 (Susanna Lee, Cole Stratton, John Roy, Guy Branum, and Jared Moskowitz)

Round one with Susanna Lee, Cole Stratton, John Roy, Guy Branum, and Jared Moskowitz. Recorded March 18, 2014 at the NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles. See Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/28/14: The Record Collector

Have you guys heard Future Islands yet? Have you? Just watching the dance moves of front man Samuel Herring are entrancing enough for you to be drawn into their dramatically… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Someone’ by We Have Band

We have band! No, seriously We Have Band! The band, We Have Band, is what we have for you today! This single slipped right under our noses two months back… more

Review: CESAR CHAVEZ

This historical biography about the important 1960s labor organizer so actively skews away from Hollywood theatrics that it begins to feel downright quaint. Cesar Chavez, as you perhaps remember from… more
 

The Alton Browncast #39: Katie Allen

Ever wonder whose job it is to build a kitchen in the middle of a beach, design the sabotages on Cutthroat Kitchen, or wash the dishes when the cameras stop… more

Character Posters for Showtime’s Gothic Horror Series PENNY DREADFUL

Can’t wait for Showtime’s psychosexual horror series Penny Dreadful? Well, you’re in luck, because Showtime has released a handful of tantalizing character posters to tide us over… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Two-Face

For a series that made a point of introducing villains who hadn’t yet been seen or heard of by most non comics-reading kids, Batman: The Animated Series really must have… more