Today in Nerd History
Your guide to the weird and unknown in all things nerdy, from Marvel to Mario.
5 Times Spider-Man Was Confusingly Retconned
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever an Ancient and Terrible Arachnid God Can...
5 Most Mind-Boggling Educational Games
Forget it, Gus, it's Cybertown.
5 Deadliest Schools in Anime
And you thought your high school was rough.
How J. Jonah Jameson Became the Most Important Spider-Man Character
All that, plus he's got a cool mustache.
10 Horror Movie Deaths that Are Accidentally Hilarious
Remember that time Jason punched a dude's head off?
5 Incredible Mario Odyssey Ideas That Were Cut From the Game
Just give me a hundred new Mario costumes, I don't even care.
How Marvel Zombies Gave us the Purest Version of Spider-Man
It took Spider-Man being undead to show us how he truly lives.
5 Ways Marvel Fooled the Infinity War Audience
Thor is the god of always having the right number of eyes in trailers.
5 Darkest Harley Quinn Moments
Things get dark fast when you're trying to out-do the Joker.
Is Mario REALLY an Actor? A Serious Investigation
Who knew that the Mario franchise contained such existential horror?
12 Brilliant Details in Home Alone
Though Kevin's orchestra of violence is the main event, don't miss these amazing tiny details.
Why Evangelion's Horrible Ending is Actually Amazing
The show is not about what you think it is about.
My Hero Academia Has Anime's Worst Character
Mineta is the worst anime character ever.
Why Tobey Maguire Will Always be the Best Spider-Man
It's not because of his pizza delivery skills.
5 Facts About the Joker Most People Don't Know
Jack Nicholson's Joker made a killing.
The Secret Truth About Socks in Harry Potter
Can you follow the thread?
7 Movie Mysteries that Were Only Revealed in Novelizations
Gizmo's origin story is actually pretty cute.
Star Wars Continuity that Will Blow Your Mind
Finally, the truth about where Darth Sidious's second lightsaber came from.
The History of Art and Controversy in Magic: the Gathering
From school bans to a twin switcheroo, the art of Magic: The Gathering has had its share of scandal.
Why 2009 is the Most Important Year for Video Games
Ten years is the threshold for nostalgia.
Everything "The Hobbit" Movies Get Wrong About Dwarves
It's all about the beards.
5 Confounding Revelations from the Andrew Garfield Spider-Man Movies
In which we learn what Channing Tatum wants, and Tony does his best impression of Amy Pascal.
8 Tiny Changes that Almost Ruined Your Favorite Movies
What did Crispin Glover ever do to anybody?
The 4 Dark Stories Lurking in Magic the Gathering
Two words: skin witches.