Adam Savage knows why there aren’t many realistic space deaths on film

We all know that “in space, no one can hear you scream,” but what we don’t know—or what hasn’t been all that accurately depicted on film—is how someone would actually die were they just to float off into space. We caught up with Adam Savage at a recent Brain Candy Live! show to investigate just that. While the former …

Adam Savage gets a behind-the-scenes look at Ghost In The Shell’s geisha robots

In his role as emcee of all things geeky, former Mythbuster/current Tested host Adam Savage released a new video of his visit to the props department of the upcoming Ghost In The Shell live action adaptation. The film’s impressive props were created by Weta Workshop, the New Zealand company famous for its work on the …

Sit back and enjoy Adam Savage building Chewbacca’s ammo belt

Former MythBuster Adam Savage is both a noted Star Wars fan and Chewbacca cosplayer. So for the latest video in his One Day Builds series on the Tested YouTube channel, he decided to offer instructions on how to make a pitch-perfect replica of Chewbacca’s bandolier and purse. Savage previously made his own bandolier…

Adam Savage visits Peter Jackson’s huge prop collection in this Tested video

If there’s anything former Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage loves more than busting myths and walking around comic book conventions in ridiculously elaborate costumes, it’s movie props. We’ve covered his affection for that awesome gun in Blade Runner, his recreation of the Shining maze, and an enormous steampunk-y Hellboy glove

Adam Savage transforms into a cuddly Totoro for New York Comic Con

At San Diego Comic Con earlier this year, cosplay devotee and former Mythbusters host Adam Savage paraded around as the bear from The Revenant, dragging a fake Leo DiCaprio carcass alongside him. For the New York gathering, he went as a much sweeter fuzzy creature. Savage walked the floor as Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved…

That bear wandering around Comic-Con? Yeah, that was Adam Savage

Adam Savage, erstwhile co-host of MythBusters and forever king of the nerds, lived up to his awesome surname at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. As his fans know, the famed model builder is also way, way into cosplay. In fact, it’s one of his annual traditions to do an “incognito walk” through the Comic-Con floor, mingling…

Adam Savage and astronaut Chris Hadfield spacewalk through Comic-Con

Every year, Adam Savage takes an incognito pilgrimage through the halls of Comic-Con, hidden in the crowd waiting for people to realize it’s him. Real astronaut Chris Hadfield joined him this year to cosplay as fake astronauts from 2001: A Space Odyssey. But these are no ordinary costumes—last year Savage had some…

Here’s a Jonathan Banks-y sneak peek at MythBusters’ new Breaking Bad episode

Even if the pair’s definition of the word “myth” has drifted a bit over the course of a dozen years on the air, MythBusters’ Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage haven’t lost their sense of spectacle. Although the Discovery Channel show now centers less on urban legends or rumors, and more on replicating things that happened…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds assembles a Cylon with BSG’s Aaron Douglas

Tested has posted another episode of Adam Savage’s One Day Builds, and it’s a nifty one. Clocking in at over an hour, the video of Savage’s latest build sees the Mythbusters star joined Aaron Douglas, Battlestar Galactica’s Chief Tyrol. They spend the time assembling Cylon and Raider model kits, with Savage lending…

Chris Gethard, Adam Savage, and Scott Aukerman pick the pop culture they’re most excited for in 2015

At the end of 2014, The A.V. Club asked writers, directors, actors, musicians, comedians, and gadabouts what piece of pop culture they liked the most in 2014, with two pieces coming out of that query. At that same time, we also asked them what entertainment they were most excited for in 2015. The first half of those…

Patton Oswalt, Leonard Maltin, David Cross and more pick their favorite pop culture of 2014

While the A.V. Club staff gets to weigh in about what movies, TV, music, and more we liked this year, we’d be fools to think that anyone really cares what we think. After all, we’re not famous. That’s why we asked a bunch of our favorite actors, musicians, podcasters, comedians, actors, and showrunners what piece of…