Welcome to Another 31 Days of Nerdoween!

Oct 1 2018 -- 4:04 PM

The spookiest time of the year is finally upon us, and we --along with our pals at Geek & Sundry-- have teamed up again for another season of scares for Nerdoween, an annual celebration of all things eerie, macabre, and just plain weird.Throughout this ominous season, Nerdoween will frighten and entertain once again with a full lineup of ghastly Alpha shows, this year with three new series, Bizarre States: California, Vampire: The Masquerade – L.A. By Night, and The Dark Side.

Plus, we're celebrating our favorite horror stories old and new all month long, right here on Nerdist.  Check out some of the hair-raising highlights below!NEW SERIES – Bizarre States: CaliforniaBizarre States hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser are expanding their exploration of the oddball world of the occult, supernatural, and inexplicable with Bizarre States: California, a video series building on last season’s Bizarre States: Los Angeles with even more hauntings, urban myths, and unsolved mysteries.NEW SERIES – Vampire: The Masquerade – L.A. By NightVampire: The Masquerade – L.A. By Night follows after the events of the Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines video game, in which the Camarilla clan failed to install a new Prince of Los Angeles. Since then, they never stopped their attempts to reclaim the city as their own. Another player in the power struggle is clan Ventrue, led by Vannevar Thomas, who has declared himself Los Angeles’ new Prince. Blood, politics, and betrayal sit at the foundation of the City of Angels. This new series stars Erika Ishii (as Annabelle), Cynthia Marie (as Nelli G), B. Dave Walters (as Victor Temple), and Alexander Ward (as Jasper Heartwood), each player representing a different character from a different clan with their own motives and moral drivers.NEW SERIES – The Dark SideThe Dark Side explores the dark and twisted truths lurking behind the most iconic faces of pop culture. From your favorite movies, shows, holidays, cartoons, and even breakfast treats, Jess and Bowse,r bring you the terrifying truths, salacious details, and behind the scenes haunts. New episodes of The Dark Side are available now.We’re Alive: Frontier Season 2We’re Alive: Frontier starts its second season this October. Geek & Sundry’s post-apocalyptic adventure follows a band of survivors as they journey into the infected American Midwest. Based on the award-winning podcast, We’re Alive: Frontier features five new characters and countless ways to die! Catch up with the intrepid crew of the Rail Driver and see how long they’ll be able to say “We’re Alive!!!" As a teaser for all fans, Episode 0 will be available to those with and without an Alpha subscription.Nerdist PresentsThe creative team behind Nerdist Presents will offer a special “Interview with Other Vampires†that’s sure to be a bloodsucking fun time!Alpha Comic Book ClubPutting the BOO in comic books, Alpha Comic Book Club will be reading horror-themed comics all monthlong.Alpha Book ClubCome play with us as Alpha Book Club reads Stephen King's seminal novel, The Shining. The Dan CaveHost Dan Casey offers his expertise on must-watch Horror Anime.Animation InvestigationWhich cartoon offers the most chills?Animation Investigation invites fans to compare classic The SimpsonsvsSouth Park Halloween episodes. Â Nerdoween is presented by Bizarre States. New Alpha members can sign up at www.projectalpha.com with the promo code “BIZARRE†for a special free 60-day trial. Follow along all October-long using #Nerdoween!