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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOVE: And no, this isn’t one of Think Geek’s April Fool’s products, it’s for realzies. You too can own your own Captain’s Chair, an inflatable one y, as along as you’re under about 12o pounds. And I hate to say it, but I’m guessing most Trekkies don’t fall in that weight category. Damn you, Think Geek! (Nerd Approved)
So this happened, to promote the season two premiere of Game of Thrones, HBO gave 50 people free tattoos of the different house sigils. Yeah, real tattoos, not the ones you lick and stick. I would have requested to be covered in dragons. (Fashionably Geek)
Steven Moffat tweeted this yesterday after asking his stars which of the Dalek’s designs were their favorite. This 60s build was their choice. Is this a hint of a new Dalek design on the way? One can hope because those technicolor Daleks, the most recent design, are the worst! (Bleeding Cool)
If you were to lay hands on The Doctor Who Pattern Book from 1984 it’d be like opening a time machine. Just admire these rad outfits inspired by Who in the 70s and 80s. For better looks at these outfits plus pictures of a TARDIS sleeping bag, plush Cybermats and even a K-9 shoulder bag head to io9.
I don’t care is this trailer for a Mass Effect Saturday morning cartoons was only IGN’s April Fool’s joke, it doesn’t stop it from being one of the best things ever. (Comics Alliance)
This trailer for Synthetic Picturehaus‘ new short film, Aperture: Lab Rat is haunting. It follows, “everyone’s favorite wall-scrawling former Aperture Science employee, Doug Rattman, and will also feature Chell, GLaDOS and other familiar Portal characters.” They’re currently seeking funding to make the film a reality, why not lend some help. (TDW: Geek)
Shit gets real when SMBC Theater applies the rules of D&D to the our cubicle-filled world in Existenial Crisis & Dragons. (Nerd Approved)
MC Chris went to Ponyville for his April Fool’s Day tune in this new rap called, “Discord.” The song has been removed from Chris’ official site but you can still give it a listen in this great vid from bronie, JakeWhyman. (Comics Alliance)
Because we can, it’s Game of Ponies, in damn awesome mashup of My Little Pony and Game of Thrones all set to Roger Lima’s rock cover of the Game of Thrones theme. Believe me, it doesn’t disappoint. (TDW: Geek)
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