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

ABOVE: Winning all the awards for stellar and ingenious cosplay is Hannah Bockenfeld’s Lady Cassandra. You may remember her as the last human Rose met on Satellite 5, and I simply can’t get over how spot on Bockenfeld’s creation is! [The Mary Sue]


Perfect for keeping your face warm and dry this winter, a knit facehugger! Get your xenomorph from Knitrocious today! [Technabob]


Honestly surprised this hasn’t already been done, here’s TARDIS Jenga now available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth. The game releases in January. [Geek Alerts]

cost-of-221b-baker-streetSherlockology and have teamed up to bring you this infographic detailing the cost of living for Sherlock Holmes at 221B Baker Street. And to help, I’ve already converted that £40, 000 to US dollars and it comes to over $65,000! Whoa.


Haha, they’re Goombas! No really, they’re Nintento-themed Roombas, so Goombas, get it? [Dorkly]

And speaking Mario, here’s Olivier Bolduc and Simon Lachapelle recreating Mario Kart, themselves as Mario and Luigi, with stop motion. [Laughing Squid]

Time War or not you just can’t keep a good Dalek down. Here’s one terrorizing the crowds at Ottawa Comic-Con. [Dorkly]

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug releasing this week, it’s no surprise to find Sesame Street has created yet another excellent parody. This time, LOTR-style. [Geekologie]


And now, T-Shirts You Gotta Buy…TODAY! (Before they’re gone.)




(Click ‘em to buy ‘em)

And don’t forget the ever-popular official Nerd Bastards tee available at Red Bubble:


Category: Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Nerd Culture