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Not only is it Friday, folks, but it’s the last Friday before Comic Con – so you KNOW we’re going all-out with the awesome on today’s Nerdist News WTFridays!

On this show you’ll get a look at the actor who plays Hodor’s secret career, a new indie game that looks like a cross between NBA JamCatdog, and a David Cronenberg movie, a real-live functional robot designed to become your family’s best friend, a drop-in from our friends at the Thrilling Adventure Hour, and a chance to win a custom Nerdist Xbox One! Oh yeah.

Enjoy today’s show, come on back for a fresh one on Monday, and let us know in the comments below if you’d trust a Jibo in your home!

Oh, and if you’d like to check out what the Thrilling Adventure Hour has to offer at Comic Con next week, here’s a full schedule and info on where to buy tickets to their cross-over performance with Welcome to Night Vale at the Spreckels Theatre featuring The WorkJuice Players including Marc Evan Jackson, Hal Lublin, Mark Gagliardi, Craig Cackowski & Hal Lublin, music from Andy Paley & Jonathan Dinerstein and special guests Cecil Baldwin, Molly Quinn, Janet Varney, Jason Ritter, Wil Wheaton & more! Co-written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker, Jeffrey Cranor & Joseph Fink. #TAHWTNV


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  1. ajmazing says:

    i want a jibo even tho its 200 and something dollars  theres nothing creepy about the jibo hes kinda cute 🙂

  2. Kevin says:

    I’m buying a JEEBOO! I love that little guy. 

  3. Dan says:

    I love that Nerdist is harvesting talent from the corpse of the greatly missed G4 crew.  

  4. JB says:

    Her Shirt!!!

  5. RedwoodCoast says:

    Oh was so psyched about the xbone custom skin … I forgot about the CREEEPPPPY JIBO.   No anthropomorphic quality in the mechanical agents stupid designers.

  6. RedwoodCoast says:

    OMG, XBONE rebranded as a NERDIST  box.   Hmmmm maybe have to open the plastic proxy dispensary so I can enjoy my burrito.

  7. Aaron says:

    Best giggle ever!!!  Thanks Jessica 

  8. adam says:

    Jess is so adorable, I just want to pinch her little red cheeks.

  9. sydney richardson says:

    I think we should have a Thrilling Adventure Hour appearance at the end of every episode.

  10. GJensen13 says:

    Nice new hairdoo there Jessica.  That Nerdist XBox looks amazing, an absolute WANT!!!!

  11. Brandon Boyd says:

    One thousand points to Chobot for wearing a Fooly Cooly shit. One more reason to love her. 

  12. Nathon says:

    That thing is creepy