Nerds

7.29.18

Simon Pegg Doesn’t Want to Be Your Geek Boy Anymore

We sat with the ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’ star to talk about his new movie, career and the toxic geek culture surrounding ‘Star Wars’ now.

7.28.18

Radiohead Is a Cult and Arenas Are Their Church

The band’s long-anticipated return to Toronto was an ideal opportunity to unravel their records' hidden layers.

4.6.18

A Few Key Things Elton John Should Be Aware of Now That He's Joined Tumblr

Sir Elton, let me tell you about 'Homestuck.' And 'Steven Universe.' And SuperWhoLock.

2.22.18

Some Nerds Are Using Your Favorite TV Shows to Explain Radiohead Albums

'Spongebob,' 'Seinfeld,' and more reveal the futility of modern existence.

10.7.17

Some Nerds Used Algorithms to Find Out Which Word Is the "Most Hip-Hop"

They also discovered that "racism" is one of the words that is most central to Kanye West's work, whatever that means.

7.30.17

Hey Nerds, Here’s Six-and-a-Half Hours of Radiohead Shows to Watch

Full sets from recent shows in the Netherlands, Italy, and Poland were uploaded to radiohead.tv at the start of the weekend.

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8.18.16

Meeting the Free Speech Crusaders Who Want to End Political Correctness

I spent an evening with Milo Yiannopoulos and his fawning audience at the the launch of a new "free speech" group.

7.25.16
7.13.16

Beyond LinkinBall Z: The History of the Anime Music Video

They tried so hard and got so far, but in the end, what do AMVs really matter?

5.23.16

The Nerdiest T-Shirts I Saw at Moogfest 2016, Listed

Moogfest isn't just a music festival. It's Nerdvana, and people came dressed for the occasion.

4.14.16

Rolling on Stealth Mode: Meet the Crafty Motherfuckers Bootlegging Music Festivals

From Coachella to Glastonbury, a sprawling subculture remains devoted to the trading and archiving of unauthorized recordings of your favorite sets.

4.13.16

Members of Chumped and Elway Combine Forces, and It’s Your Loss

Listen to the first song off of Your Loss' debut release, 'Midlife Crisis Tropical Vacation'.

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