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Articles Tagged 'Nerdist Week'

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 from an extraordinary series. 5: Rory Punches Hitler (Let’s Kill Hitler) Not […]

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. Today’s delights come from the British passion for invention and education. They’re either inventive ways to educate, or educative spurs to further invention. Either way, you’ll come out of watching these […]

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 contribution to the list, here’s a brief selection of headlines, which serve to […]

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… America may have invented the word nerd (as well as geek and dweeb), but the Brits are no slouches in the pale obsessive department. And Britain is the source of some of the most […]


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. Hardwick is not simply a Whovian; dude’s a freakin’ Whovangelist, spreading the gospel of the Doctor on his massively popular Nerdist podcast. His fan cred, both on The Nerdist and off, is unquestionable, and he definitely […]

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. On January 28, 2011, the Nerdist Podcast went to a twice-weekly schedule, and, at the same time, Chris, Jonah, and Matt made the fateful decision to try doing the second show of each week without a […]

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