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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

Above: Sir Ian McKellen was recently involved in a Q & A on twitter in where he respoonded to fan’s questions through the account, @TheHobbitMovie. Here’s my favorite response: to the question of whether he prefers Aragorn or Legolas,

That cheeky wizard! Check out more responses collected at Nerd Approved.

A pine tree a little too traditional for you? Then get ready to trim that Dovahkiin! [Nerd Approved]

Yes, you sir, have won the honor of strangest Doctor Who cosplay. Congratulations. Now really, get that llama back to farm! [Fashionably Geek]

The perfect lamp to illuminate your late night gaming with the new HALO 4.  Handmade by Pete Betcher, check out more pics on Nerd Approved.


Last week we saw Portal as a playable game for your T1 calculator, today it’s  Portal 2 film made in LEGO stop motion from  Kooberz. [Kotaku]

It’s every zombie kill – so far – in Season 3 of The Walking Dead. And let me tell you, there have a lot this season! They even keep tally of how they were killed. [Geek Tyrant]

Space Helmet Supercut! Neat video by Keith Melton set to The Beatles’  “Eleanor Rigby” and David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” worth checking out. [Geek Tyrant]

No matter how long The Hobbit trilogy ends up being, these are quotes that would be quite unexpected to be uttered. Performed by the Chicago-based comedy group Octavarius, it’s Unlikely Quotes from The Hobbit. [TDW]

Speaking of hobbits, you should really watch this short film by Tim Bunn starring Martin Freeman. It’s about a mime suspected of murdering his wife who has to answer to questioning. And it’s hilarious. [Geek Tyrant]


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