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 thingsÂeerie, macabre, and just plain weird.Throughout this ominous season, Nerdoween will frighten and entertain once againÂwith a full lineup of ghastlyÂAlpha shows,Âthis year with three new series,ÂBizarre States: California, Vampire: The Masquerade â€“ L.A. By Night,ÂandÂThe Dark Side.Plus, we’re celebrating our favorite horror stories old and new all month long, right here on Nerdist.Â Check out some of the hair-raising highlights below!NEW SERIES â€“ Bizarre States: CaliforniaBizarre StatesÂhosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser are expanding their exploration of the oddball world of the occult, supernatural, and inexplicable withÂBizarre States: California, a video series building on last seasonâ€™sÂBizarre States: Los AngelesÂwith even more hauntings, urban myths, and unsolved mysteries.NEW SERIES â€“ Vampire: The Masquerade â€“ L.A. By NightVampire: The Masquerade â€“ L.A. By NightÂfollows after the events of theÂVampire: The Masquerade â€“ 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 Angelesâ€™ new Prince. Blood, politics, and betrayal sit at the foundation of the City of Angels. This new series starsÂErika 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 â€“ The Dark SideThe Dark SideÂexplores 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 ofÂThe Dark Side are available now.Weâ€™re Alive: FrontierÂSeason 2Weâ€™re Alive: FrontierÂstarts its second season this October.ÂGeek & Sundryâ€™s post-apocalyptic adventure follows a band of survivors as they journey into the infected American Midwest. Based on the award-winning podcast,ÂWeâ€™re Alive: FrontierÂfeatures five new characters and countless ways to die! Catch up with the intrepid crew of the Rail Driver and see how long theyâ€™ll be able to say â€œWeâ€™re Alive!!!” As a teaser for all fans, Episode 0 will be available to those withÂand withoutÂan Alpha subscription.Nerdist PresentsThe creative team behindÂNerdist PresentsÂwill offer a special â€œInterview with Other Vampiresâ€ thatâ€™s sure to be a bloodsucking fun time!Alpha Comic Book ClubPutting the BOO in comic books,ÂAlpha Comic Book ClubÂwill 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.ÂThe Dan CaveHostÂDan CaseyÂoffers his expertise on must-watch Horror Anime.Animation InvestigationWhich cartoon offers the most chills?Animation InvestigationÂinvites fans to compare classicÂThe SimpsonsvsSouth ParkÂHalloween episodes.ÂNerdoween is presented by Bizarre States. New Alpha members can sign up atÂwww.projectalpha.comÂwith the promo code â€œBIZARREâ€ for a special free 60-day trial. Follow along all October-long using #Nerdoween!Â
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Welcome to Another 31 Days of Nerdoween!
by Rachel Heine
Oct 1 2018 • 4:04 PM