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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘The Wild Life’ by Vacationer

When I first heard Trip and Everyone Knows back in 2011, I was expecting the band Vacationer to rise through the ranks as the boho Vampire Weekend. They were a… more

The Animation in this Video Takes Up Less Space Than OREGON TRAIL

The short video below is called The Timeless, and on the surface, it’s a clever little fly-through of urban environments and the halls of old buildings set to techno. It’s… 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

Jon Favreau’s CHEF Serves Up An All New Clip Ahead of its Release

Of the many hits to come out of SXSW this past year, few made an impact the way Jon Favreau’s Chef did. The story of a restaurant chef that opens… more

MIFVOTD 4/21/14: The Walsh Brothers Are Moving Into The Neighborhood

Today’s Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day is the second season premiere of The Walsh Brothers Great and Secret Comedy Show at Comedy Central’s CC:Studios. You may already… more

You Know You Want To See The First Five Minutes Of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

It’s been four long years since last we got a dose of Hiccup and his dragon buddy Toothless. Now, with critical acclaim and a TV series under its belt, it’s… more

Moya Flies Again! Show Creator Confirms FARSCAPE Movie

A Farscape movie is looking increasingly likely., reporting from the Showrunners panel at WonderCon, got the first word with series creator Rockne O’Bannon revealing that a movie was… more


HBO hasn’t wasted any time with their most recent series renewals. Recently, as we reported, Game of Thrones was given a renewal for seasons 5 and 6 and now, Veep… more

Today We Learned #35: Duncan Birmingham

What famous celebrity’s father was an assassin? What do people keep stealing from Colorado’s highways? What is Sam Rockwell’s connection to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Duncan Birmingham (IFC’s Maron)… more

Latest Action Movie Kid Video Features a Perilous Trip to School

Some days, you just want to see a toddler skydiving. Or, at least, fake-skydiving in a video created by his animation pro dad. “Going to School” has you covered. It’s… more

Nerdist News: X-MEN Spin-offs, FARSCAPE Updates, and Joss Whedon’s Newest Film

Welcome back from Coachella/Wondercon/Easter/Game of Thrones weekend, everyone! We had a phenomenal time meeting you all in person in Anaheim this weekend — special thanks to those… more

Thrilling Adventure Hour #162: Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, “Sheriff on Mars”

Starring Marc Evan Jackson as Sparks Nevada and Mark Gagliardi as Croach the Tracker. Also starring Joshua Malina as the Barkeep; Jeremy Carter as an automaton; Craig Cackowski as local… more

Sing Along With the New Kirby Triple Deluxe TV Spot

Nintendo has released a new TV spot for Kirby Triple Deluxe and it’s pretty intense for a game about a rotund pink marshmallow. Kirby Triple Deluxe, the character’s first platformer… more

There May Be Another Alien Ocean Out There, This Time Under Pluto’s Ice

Being a hell of a long way from the sun and having a mean surface temperature of -380 degrees Fahrenheit, watery seas on Pluto might seem like a lofty claim,… more

Disney Fan Club Teases April 30th Details for Marvel-Heavy DISNEY INFINITY 2.0

According to the Official Disney Fan Club, last week’s released-then-pulled announcement for Disney Infinity 2.0 wasn’t quite on target with the August 2014 release date. In a D23 blog… more

Walk Through STAR TREK VOYAGER With Oculus Rift and Unreal Engine 4

We’re one step closer to boldly going where no one has gone before thanks to indie developer Thomas Kadlec. He’s created a Star Trek Voyager Oculus Rift demo… more

A Venture Bros. Coffee Table Book is On the Way for October

I’m guessing Dark Horse is going to continue their pretty successful run of producing high-quality art books. After their massive retrospective on the art of Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano… more

It’s That Episode #115: Dan Ahdoot/Kickin’ It – Breaking Board

Dan Ahdoot (Tonight Show, Super Fun Night) has a dirty little secret: he plays Falafel Phil on Disney’s Kickin’ It. Dan watches an episode of Kickin’ It for the first… more

Joss Whedon’s IN YOUR EYES Available to Rent Now for $5

Joss Whedon isn’t just busy with The Avengers 2 – the writer director apparently found time to write and executive produce the supernatural drama In Your Eyes for director Brin… more

Too Cool: Biologically Inspired Concept Art for IS THIS HEAVEN?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. With all the reboots, remakes, trilogies and sequels out there, it’s always refreshing to see an original idea —… more

See A New Trailer For FALLING SKIES Season Four

The summer television season is almost upon us and that means one thing: a new season of Falling Skies is almost here! Oh, Falling Skies, how we do love you…. more

The Indoor Kids #145: WonderCon LIVE with Kevin Pereira and Jordan Morris!

Today we welcome our good friends Kevin Pereira and Jordan Morris to the madness that is WonderCon in Anaheim! You’ll hear us talk about racist TMNT toys! You’ll hear Snoop… more

Trailer: THE ROVER Promises Brooding, Violence, and Killer Accents

Just as Guy Ritchie-style London crime dramas were the toast of the town in the late ’90s/early ’00s, the Australian outback is the new gritty canvas against which audiences… more

We Saw New Footage From DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES… and It’s Awesome

Last week Nerdist attended an early look at some of the footage from the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and on hand to present the footage was… more