GUNSHIP’s Tribute to READY PLAYER ONE is a Dreamy Synth Ode

Ernest Cline‘s novel Ready Player One, about the fight between a small group of gamers and a ruthless giant corporation for the world’s most valuable commodity, the virtual reality OASIS, is really at its heart a love story that takes place across both the real and V.R. worlds. And now the two young lovers who […]

Join QUEER EYE’s Jonathan Van Ness for a GAME OF THRONES Gabfest

Few things have brought as much unabashed joy to the world in 2018 than the Netflix reboot of the early-aughts makeover series, Queer Eye. The show, originally on Bravo, has upped the ante on feel-goodery at its streaming home, and a lot of that is thanks to grooming expert Jonathan Van Ness. The sunbeam incarnate […]

What Does THE LAST JEDI Novelization Tell Us About EPISODE IX?

The Last Jedi‘s novelization has been revealing all new details about the galaxy far, far away. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, we discussed what they might tell us about Episode IX, along with rumors of a new Grand Theft Auto, and Marvel‘s first ever story-based podcast. Leading today’s show was senior editor and host […]

Come Hang with Nerdist and Geek & Sundry at WonderCon 2018!

We’re still reeling from losing a high-stakes pinball tournament at the Nerdist House in Austin, TX for SXSW, but we’ll bounce back fast because Con season is just around the corner. Up next on the Nerdist agenda is WonderCon! Once again, WonderCon is back in Anaheim, CA for another weekend of panels, parties, and wandering […]

GAME OF THRONES’ Night King Gets an Icy Variant Statue by Dark Horse

Game of Thrones is full of devious villains and schemers who are happy and adept at playing one rival against another to further hidden agendas, and chart a chess-like strategy toward the Iron Throne. But in the case of one particular villain, we can safely say he’s pretty transparent and his motives are absolutely clear. […]

Get a Sneak Peek at Neil Gaiman’s AMERICAN GODS: MY AINSEL (Exclusive)

Neil Gaiman is probably best known as a novelist, and the best-seller American Gods–which found form as a TV series just last year—being among his most popular works. But Gaiman was also the mind behind Vertigo Comics‘ Sandman as well as Marvel’s historical romp 1602. Now, Gaiman fans can rejoice as the award-winning writer has returned to comics […]

Denis Villeneuve Is Making At Least 2 DUNE Movies

We’ve known for a while now that acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve – best-known for his work on Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 – would make a Dune movie. But now it sounds like that film is actually two films, with the potential for even more. Speaking at the Rendez-Vous du Cinema Quebecoi this week, Villeneuve […]

Pénélope Bagieu Talks the Female Heroes of History in Her New Comic Collection

March is International Women’s Month, the perfect time to celebrate fantastic women throughout history. But sometimes it’s hard to find those women, as they’re often written out of history books. Luckily for us, Parisian cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu is bringing us Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World!, a wonderful collection of comics based on some of […]

Dad Han Solo Is the Cutest in a New STAR WARS Book Excerpt

How’s your day going? Would you like to feel personally attacked by fiction? Great, because has released an excerpt from the upcoming Han and Lando novel Last Shot that will break your heart into pieces. The book by Daniel José Older is hitting stores on April 17 and is just one of the publishing […]

Ava Duvernay’s Effect on A WRINKLE IN TIME

A Wrinkle of Time will be in theaters on March 9. Based on the book of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle, the Disney film directed by Ava Duvernay is poised to make an impact. The film focuses on Meg Murry, played by Storm Reid, as she searches for her missing father (Chris Pine) and […]