SDCC ’13: Nerdist to co-release D&D related drama Zero Charisma

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Tweet With Nerdist Industries jumping into more and more roles as producers, they just announced they’ll be co-releasing a film that gets right to the heart of nerd culture. Zero CharismaIt stars Sam Eidson (Natural Selection, My Sucky Teen Romance) as a dungeoon master who is threatened by a far more charismatic figure, played by […]

SDCC 12: the Course of the Force is revving up with Ewoks

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While the mental journey to Comic-Con 2012 started on the very last day of Comic-Con 2011 for some of us, an actual physical journey is kicking off this weekend: The Course of the Force, an Olympic-style charity relay run from the Santa Monica Pier to the gates of Comic-Con — with a Lightsaber as the torch — begins its real-life epic journey this Saturday.

To kick off the kick-off, a new short film featuring Nerdist Chris Hardwick shows the origins of the journey— and reveals that the ILM lot is inhabited by real Ewoks, Boba Fett tools around in a van and one particular comics superstar likes to see people on their knees singing “Yub nub.”

Scott Ian, the Nerdist, and Fangoria will show you how to look horrible

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For those who want to go all the way on looking ghastly, a newly announced show on The Nerdist YouTube channel should provide all the fashion tips you need. BLOOD AND GUTS will star Anthrax founder and horror expert Scott Ian on a gruesome journey as he learns the secrets of special FX makeup from masters such as Greg (The Walking Dead) Nicotero. The show is a joint venture between Nerdist and Fangoria, the venerable horror magazine.

WonderCon Kibbles: Nerdist meets Muppets, Adventure Time, Super Best Friends Forever, etc., etc.

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Videos, links and previews from the nerdly/toonly side of WonderCon.