Nerdy Bits: Tyrion Meets Ezio and Things Don’t End Well, BBC Announces 4th Doctor Time Capsule, AnimeNEXT’s Cosplay Burlesque, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Above: When you play the game of thrones, you either win or you die. And when you mess around with an assassin cosplayer, you get a hidden blade in your throat, as Peter Dinklage has just learned. Redditor AndyValentine assures Dinklage is recovering well, but what a swell mench to pose for such an awesome photo.[Fashionably Geek]
Not stopping the steady stream of LEGO video games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is almost upon us. Check out the great box art. Oh man… I cannot wait to play as Hulk. LEGO SMASH. [Geek Tyrant]
Attention Tom Baker fans! BBC is releasing a Fourth Doctor time capsule filled to brim with cool shit I know you want.
The set contains a new interview with Baker and an advance vanilla release of classic adventure ‘Terror of the Zygons’ – set to be released in full later this year. With a limited run of 5,000 units, the Time Capsule also includes an exclusive post-regenerative Fourth Doctor action figure – wearing Jon Pertwee’s trademark frill-fronted shirt, a Fourth Doctor sonic screwdriver, an audio version of classic Tom Baker story ‘Genesis of the Daleks’, the novel ‘Tomb of Valdemar’ by Simon Messingham, art cards of all the Fourth Doctor’s companions and a letter from Tom Baker himself.
This set will release July 29th. [Digital Spy]
Traveling through Europe anytime soon? Then has Feòrag NicBhrìde got the map for you! Learn how to say the most important word, BEER, in the language of dozens of different countries. Here’s a larger version. [Laughing Squid]
CinemaSins goes big. And by big, I mean they pick one the suckiest movies around, not because it has one of the world’s biggest stars (even though it does). It’s everything wrong with the 1998 Godzilla in seven minutes or less. [Laughing Squid]
[Slightly NSFW] Here, have a little cosplay burlesque to make your Friday all the more bearable. Filmed at AnimeNEXT, this here is Nana Valtiel, who performs her show dressed as a Maya the Siren from Borderlands 2. See more video at Kotaku.
Conan O’Brian wasn’t too impressed with the trailer for Pacific Rim, and there may have been some confusion over whether or not the movie was about Indonesian cuisine. Are you checking out Pacific Rim this weekend? Did you read our review?
And now, T-Shirts You Gotta Buy…TODAY! (Before they’re gone.)
(Click ‘em, to buy ‘em)
Don’t forget about our Nerd Bastards’ tees, available at RedBubble!