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Polaris is Getting Brighter, and Has Been for a While

For those of you who are currently lost in the woods (but also have access to, take note of the ongoing changes being observed in the famed homing… more

Badger’s “Breaking Bad” Star Trek Speech, Animated

If you watched the first of the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad on Sunday night, you know that there was a goofy interlude in which Badger broke out his… 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

Making A Starfleet Insignia? “Try This At Home”

The Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home is back for another season of DIY fun, and this time Crabcat Industries’ Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan are offering a quick lesson… more

John Williams Back To Score “Star Wars Episode VII”

Well, this is welcome news indeed: John Williams has signed on to score Star Wars Episode VII. That’s the word from Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy at Star Wars Celebration Europe II… more

Inside Rancho Obi-Wan, America’s Largest Private Star Wars Collection

Steve Sansweet is a man on a mission, and that mission is to preserve, catalog and share his collection of Star Wars stuff. It’s big. Just how big are we… more

Chris Hardwick IS Luke in a Homemade Star Wars Death Star Trench Run

A sweded version of the Death Star trench run? Okay, sure. A sweded version of the Death Star trench run starring our own Chris Hardwick as Luke Skywalker? YES. Add… more

The Collection: Hulk Smash GTA IV, Shakespeare Does Star Wars

Working during a holiday week is always weird. Either you’re on half-speed or there are a zillion things that HAVETOGETDONERIGHTNOW before you go off to whatever it is you plan… more

Mission Log #46 – Episode 046 – A Piece of the Action

Kirk, Spock and McCoy land on a planet of 1920s Chicago gangsters. But it was an old encounter with people from Earth that made them that way. Can the Enterprise… more

The Life-Sized LEGO X-Wing Fighter Has Landed

A LEGO X-Wing fighter? Cool. A LIFE-SIZED LEGO X-Wing fighter? Insanely cool. Yeah. 5.3 million LEGO bricks, 23 tons, 44-foot wingspan, all ready for the LEGO Star Wars Rebel… more

Star Wars Day: Fan Art

May the Fourth (be with you)! Tired of eating that stale Halloween candy? Sick of singing Christmas carols? Allergic to groundhogs? Fear not, friend, because today is a holiday that… more

The Collection: CapeTown Film Fest and Chewbacca Baseball

Here’s a quick dip into The Collection for a few items that end up relating to each other. Let’s look: First, if you’re in the Los Angeles area this week,… more

Harrison Ford vs. Chewbacca: From “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Jimmy Kimmel had Harrison Ford on the show, and Jimmy tried to ask Star Wars questions, to no avail. After Ford spurned him, Jimmy turned to the audience for questions,… more

One More New “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer

Brand new, probably maybe final pre-release Star Trek Into Darkness trailer? Yep, here. It’s Cumberbatch vs. the Good Guys, and Cumby — John Harrison, evil guy — is a formidable… more

Mission Log #34 – Episode 034 – The Apple

How are things for the people of Vaal? Well, they seem good, but not good enough for Captain Kirk. Hitting up another side of “This Side of Paradise,” we’re… more

The Collection: Pacino, Woody, Bruce Willis, and a Mind-Bending Music Video’s new repository of randomness, The Collection, is back with another pile of good stuff that kinda stacked up in the corner of this place while we were busy…. more

Bigger, Better: Course of the Force Is Back For 2013

If you missed the announcement by Chris Hardwick on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, here’s the appearance in two parts (might not work in all areas, sorry). First,… more

New “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer: Evil Cumberbatch!

Look, a new Star Trek Into Darkness international trailer: Very Cumberbatchian. The Cumberbatchiest. “You think your world is safe,” says the Cumberbatch Kid. “It is an illusion. Enjoy these final… more

The Inevitable LEGO Star Trek Into Darkness

Well, of COURSE someone remade the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer in LEGO. Why wouldn’t they? Thank Antonio and Andrea Toscano for it. All kinds of awesome, but, come on,… more

“Star Wars” March Madness: Who’s the #1 Character?

It’s March, and it’s time for Madness. No, not the NCAA basketball tournament, although that is, indeed, March Madness. And, no, not the Muse song, or the iconic British ska-pop… more

See the Discovered “Star Trek” Documents of “Mission Log”

Are you listening to Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast every week? You probably are (and if not, you should), but you may not realize that when Ken and… more

AMC-Nerdist Relationship Puts Bonus “Talking Dead” Footage On Nerdist Channel, Bowling Show In Development For TV

Hey, what’s this? A press release? Okay, let’s see what it says: LOS ANGELES, CA – February 19, 2013 – Nerdist Industries and AMC announced a cross-platform relationship today for the Nerdist… more

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

Get a “Bad Droid” T-Shirt Saturday

So, you know Dana Lechtenberg’s work from this here site, since he’s done so much of the artwork for the Nerdist Podcast and other podcasts (lately, he’s been doing some… more