Nerdy Bits, The Stuff You Didn’t See: X-TREME DC Comics Commercials, ‘Call of Duty: Galactic Warfare’, the Surfing Trooper, Tony Stark of Winterfell, Plus, Video Games & Weed Might Improve Your Memory.
Every week the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything makes the cut.
Every Monday we’ll be bringing you our inbox leftovers, our forgotten bookmarks, the nerdy bits that simply slipped through the cracks. You can submit items to Nerdy Bits by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week’s edition: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Dicks, buy your own Marauder’s Map, X-TREME DC Comics commercials, Doctor Who plushies, video games and smokin’ reefer might improve your memory, Darth Vader hair dryer, Call of Duty: Galactic Warfare, Tron: Legacy 8-bit, the surfing trooper, Ewan McGregor, Chris O’Dowd & Graham Norton play w/lightsabers, Leia comes to the logical conclusion, Gremlins tattoo, Hey! Listen! (stfu navi!), flying car, Millennium Falcon guitar, Game of Thrones theme on violins, sew your own Facehugger, Caution: adam WEsT FLOOR, leather Cyberman mask, first-person Pac-man, Ewok village mural, Poke-cake, Tony Stark of Winterfell, Pink Ranger the violinist, Admiral Ackbar’s plates, zombie bikinis.
Mmm, dude I love pickles. Wait, they’re really what? Barf. (Imgur)
Think Geek has created an “officially-licensed 72-inch replica of Harry Potter’s favorite magical GPS device, the Marauders’ Map.” Caution, if you are actually seeing moving type on this map I think someone slipped you acid. (TDW: Geeks)
Watch these old DC commericials, and remember, these aren’t your daddy’s comics and other such tropes of the 90s which let you know these comics are X-TREME!! Please, let us hope when DC begins advertising on TV for their relaunch the commercials are just this radical, man. (ComicsAlliance)
Yes! I’ve wanted to cuddle a Dalek ever since their first extermination. Whose a cute little Dalek? Zap. Dead. These Doctor Who plushies aren’t available yet, but Underground Toys says very, very soon.
Series 1 will include Medium TARDIS (with a flashing lamp and sound) and Medium Talking Daleks – they stand approximately 9” tall and ship in branded gift boxes. The cute mini talking plush assortment also includes the Cyberman – they stand 4” tall and have plastic clips on so they can be attached to keys, bags etc!
Phrases include the TARDIS Materialisation, “Exterminate, Exterminate!” and many more. (NerdApproved)
Research shows that video games and weed can help improve memory. Dude, what? Excuse me, while I go improve my memory.
Nothing like the hot breath of an evil and twisted asthmatic to give your hair a full and healthy appearance. (Geekologie)
Are the same old maps, guns and enemies boring you to death? Never fear, some German nerds are here! Thanks to the BlackMonkeys you can play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare as it existed in a galaxy, far, far away. Download now!
With this total conversion we will combine lot of the known battlegrounds, characters and weapons of Star Wars with the fantastic gameplay of the COD4-Multiplayer. You will fight either as a trooper of the Imperial Forces or as a soldier from the Rebel Alliance. (TDW: Geeks)
TRON: Legacy presented in the only format in which it could ever hope to achieve the same nostalgia as the original, 8-bit. (Youtube)
Ewan McGregor, Chris O’Dowd and Graham Norton play with lightsabers; hilarity, baseball and poking fun at Stallone ensues. (The Mary Sue)
Whatever you do, don’t get your arm wet after midnight! (FashionablyGeek)
The Legend of Navi: A Link to the Pest, HEY! LISTEN! fromHumble Punch Productions on Vimeo. Why, out of all the creatures in Hyrule, couldn’t Link just stab those motherfucking Navis! Grrr, so aggravating! Hey, listen to my blade, stab.
The future is here, now! Flying Cars! Because these are completely sensible in our current economic climate. (GeeksAreSexy)
This guitar can peform the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs! Rightous. (Imgur)
Impressive rendition of the theme for Game of Thrones, played simultaneously on multiple violins. (ToplessRobot)
Caution: adam WEsT FLOOR. (sirmitchell)
Steampunk Doctor Who, Cyberman Leather Mask. For those assimilated in times of little to no metallic resources. (Obvious Winner)
Proving there really is someone out there for everybody, Pokemon wedding cake featuring 151 original pokemon. (Albotas)
There must always be a Stark in Winterfell. (AgentMLovesTacos)
Just try and tell me there is something hotter than a Pink Ranger violinist busting out the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers theme song. (Dorkly)
There’s something sexy about these zombies, I just can’t quite put my finger on it. And I probably shouldn’t, could be harassment. (Blastr)