Nerdist Week

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Your Best ‘Doctor Who’ Moments Of 2011

A couple of weeks ago, we asked Anglophenians to vote on your favorite moment from the last season of Doctor Who. Having compiled the votes, just in time for Nerdist Week, we are now proud to present, in reverse order, your best bits …

Five Great Inventive British Videos Of 2011

Welcome back to our Nerdist Week roundup of everything nerdy, and very probably British, that has happened over the last 12 months or so.

Ten Bizarre British Stories of 2011


Well here we are, deep in the middle of Nerdist Week, and looking back over an astonishing year for strange items of news. All sorts of strangely noteworthy events have occurred all over the world, and so, to celebrate the British …

Check Out Chris Hardwick’s Collection of ‘Who’-mobilia

With The Nerdist special premiering tonight (September 24) at 10/9c with guests Matt Smith and Craig Ferguson, Nerdist host Chris Hardwick has generously agreed to open up his personal collection of Doctor Who items.

Britain Versus America: It’s a Nerd-Off!

OK, this is clearly what this entire Nerdist week has been leading toward. Buckle up, this is going to get rough…

Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World: Live With the Doctor and Amy (and Wil) at Comic-Con

The final entry in our series of Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World is a tough one to choose, but we’re going with the live podcast from July 23 of this year at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con with Doctor Who‘s Matt …

Five Great Whovian Moments from ‘Nerdist’ Host Chris Hardwick

Readers have been asking us why we didn’t include comedian Chris Hardwick in our list of celebrity Whovians. Easy.

Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World: No. 4, Hostful

The fourth of Five Nerdist Podcasts That Shook the World was a real departure for the show: no guest.

Fraser’s Phrases: More British Nerd Slang, ‘Spods And Anoraks’

Earlier this week, we took a look at two phrases which started out as envious, but mainly affectionate insults for people who excel at the fancy book learning: swot and boffin. That’s the acceptable face of Nerdism in the UK.