Greatest music video ever about giant robots in anime

This animated music video for MC Frontalot's "I'll Form the Head" tells the story of my favorite kind of anime robot. They're the ones created by color-coded ninja teams who snap their armor together to form one, giant robot — you know, for fighting a malevolent galactic nematode. » 5/14/13 7:11am 5/14/13 7:11am

The Coolest Gundam Wing Rap Song You'll Hear Today

You tend to think of Nerdcore rappers as having come out of the world of geek culture and then getting into rap — rather than starting out in hip hop and then starting to rap about nerdy stuff. But Richie Branson (aka Marcus Brown) started out producing rap albums for Def Jam and Sony — and then he decided to get… » 4/04/12 11:40am 4/04/12 11:40am

Rock out, nerd style, to the new MC Frontalot CD

MC Frontalot, popularizer of nerdcore rap about buggy software, spoilers, and math, has just released a new CD called Solved. It goes without saying that we love it — Frontalot is a permanent part of the io9 soundtrack (he even played at our party a couple of years ago at South By Southwest with great aplomb and… » 8/24/11 2:43pm 8/24/11 2:43pm

MC Frontalot's new Spoiler Alert video is the freaky action movie of…

MC Frontalot's song "Spoiler Alert" is all about giving away the plot to your favorite movies (and real life), so it's hilarious that the song's brilliant video is spoiler-proof. There's no way to explain this story of bears with jetpacks. » 9/14/10 12:27pm 9/14/10 12:27pm

Nerdcore Calendar Brings Twelve Months of Sexy Horror [NSFW]

Nerdcore's annual geek-themed calendar is back, and this year's calendar girls are baring all in horror-themed spreads. Check out a few of the sexy send-ups of monsters and scary movies. » 10/08/09 8:20am 10/08/09 8:20am

Heavy Geek Music from Goblin Cock to Filk

I am totally in love with this band Goblin Cock, whose entire goal in life is to sing about geeky topics in a register that can only be described as Spinal Tappian. This video from their song "Stumped" contains every possible great thing: druids, comic book stores, women's softball, robots, and street fights. I guess… » 3/27/08 8:40am 3/27/08 8:40am

Exclusive Scifi Pages From The New Meathaus Comics Anthology

Comics anthology Meathus has been showcasing a slew of talented artists for the past eight years, under the Nerdcore banner. The newest edition, Meathaus S.O.S. comes out this May, and features art from superstars like James Jean, Farel Dalrymple, Brandon Graham, Tomer and Asaf Hanuka, Thomas Herpich, Jim Rugg, Corey… » 2/26/08 9:30am 2/26/08 9:30am

Naked Superheroes For Your New Year (NSFW)

Totally Nerdcore provided a geeky calendar for 2007 that featured naked women playing old school video games, and marked crucial dates like the day HAL 9000 was switched on. Now the 2008 sequel is out, featuring a slew of superpowered nude women. Check out some NSFW images from both calendars after the jump. » 1/22/08 11:00am 1/22/08 11:00am

Nevermind the Nerdcore It's Scifi Music

Sure the nerdcore craze is totally hip, with guys like MC Frontalot and MC Hawking drawing in crowds of dozens with their geeksta raps about particle physics. But they're just selling out the real scifi music underground, which includes hidden classics like the Portal Song, above, written by Popular Science » 11/29/07 1:00pm 11/29/07 1:00pm