Articles Tagged 'The Nerdist'

John Barrowman and his OBE (Pic: WPA Pool/Getty Images)

10 Times John Barrowman Won the Internet

Pinning John Barrowman down (not like that) to just 10 memorable encounters (or that) is no mean feat. He’s got so many strings to his bow (so to speak) that just sifting through his archive of saucy experiences is practically a full-time job. Here are, then, 10 things John Barrowman has done that only he […]


WATCH: Karen Gillan’s ‘Walking Dead’ Skin Care Ad for ‘Nerdist’

Many people have called Karen Gillan “drop-dead gorgeous,” but I hardly think they meant it quite like this. The former Doctor Who companion submitted to a zombie makeover for a special Walking Dead-inspired installment of BBC AMERICA’s The Nerdist, hosted by The Talking Dead‘s Chris Hardwick. The result is a series of z’Ombéal skin care […]

Congrats to Our First ‘Doctor Who’ iTunes Giveaway Winner!

As we celebrate The Science of Doctor Who with a new BBC AMERICA special, Saturday (August 4) at 9/8c, we asked two of the special’s celebrity Whovians, Nerdist host Chris Hardwick and The Indoor Kids‘ Emily Gordon, how they would use a sonic screwdriver in their daily lives. Well, this week we asked you if […]

BBC America Returns to Comic-Con With ‘Doctor Who’ Panel and More

Doctor Who will once again demonstrate its popularity at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con: the series is set to pack fans into the massive venue Hall H for a panel, Sunday, July 15 at 12:30 – 1:30 pm PT, featuring stars Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill (making his first-ever appearance); lead writer and […]

WATCH: ‘Nerdist’ Crew Pick Best ‘Doctor Who’ Moments of 2011

Yesterday, we posted video of Neil Gaiman revealing his favorite Doctor Who moments of the past year. If that wasn’t enough to put you in permanent swoon mode, now the geek squad from The Nerdist: Year in Review special — Wil Wheaton, Jonah Ray, Matt Mira, Kumail Nanjiani, and host Chris Hardwick — weigh in […]

Who is Your ‘Nerd of the Year’?

BBC America and The Nerdist want to know who you think should be “Nerd of the Year.” Submit video of yourself arguing for your candidate for the crown, and the crack panel of seasoned geeks from BBC America and Nerdist will judge entries on the most convincing argument and overall geekery. The top 3 videos […]

Five Great British Nerdy Pop Stars

Pop stars are supposed to be beings made of pure charm and sexual energy. They need a fulsome knowledge of the work of Isaac Asimov like they need tooth decay. Nevertheless, a few nerds – like Thomas Dolby here – have managed to make their way through the prom night popularity contest that is the […]

Famous ‘Doctor Who’ Fans: Top 5 Celebrity Whovians

As all true Nerdists know, celebrities are not better than real people. Their achievements in the fields of popularity, smiling, and bending over (depends on the celebrity) may be impressive, but they often have poor memory retention for important facts and rely on the likes of you or I to do the hard thinking for […]

Nerd Out to ‘Doctor Who’ Tunes: A Trock Rock Top 5

We’ve had a lot of nerdy things going on here at Anglophenia lately. Well, that’s because Chris Hardwick‘s The Nerdist special is coming to BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c. Doctor Who star Matt Smith is a guest. And in celebration of that and all things Who-related, we thought we’d go by the […]