Nerdy Bits: A Hot Pocket Dispenser for Your Xbox 360, Aardman DC Nation Short, ‘The Walking Dead’/’Growing Pains’ Mashup and MOAR!
Every day 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.
Monday through Friday 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 email@example.com
Above: Godzilla, was a real swell fella. Always the gentleman off camera. (Blastr)
The man who converted, “his one-bedroom flat into the interior of Star Trek‘s USS Voyager,” now destroy his life’s work. His ex-wife and owner of the property wants to sell, and in order to do so it needs to be reverted back to a normal, dull, non-Star Trek flat. Here’s the walkthrough showing off the apartment, just in case you’re an interested buyer who wants to save it. (TDW: Geek)
Do you find it too difficult to play Skyrim for hours on end and eat at the same time? Yeah, it’s hard to put down the controller to reach for that Hot Pocket in front of you, I know. That’s why it’s so awesome to hear Ben Heck has attached, “a Hot Pocket dispenser to an Xbox 360 controller.” Genius. (TDW: Geek)
The Mary Sue has an interesting list up today, 6 MADE UP NERD WORDS THAT MADE IT TO COMMON USAGE, AND 8 THAT SHOULD BE. In which they explain the origin of common words and phrases like “Big Brother” and “robot”, as well as include words like “Shiny” and “Poozer” that we should incorporate into everyday conversation.
Check out a short from the upcoming Cartoon Network programming block, DC Nation. This short from Aardman (Wallace & Gromit, Creature Comforts) imgaines Batman, Robin, Superman, Catwoman and the Joker as if they were adorable, British children. (Comics Alliance)
Winter is coming to Gotham. (Fashionably Geek)
It’s The Walking Dead re-imagined as a heartwarming, 80s, family drama. With zombies. And with the help of the theme song to Growing Pains. (Comics Alliance)
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