Nerdy Bits: R2-D2 Cosplays as Minion, Thorin Oaken-Carving, Why Deadman Never Had a Saturday Morning Cartoon, & 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.
Not one to feel left out, Artoo is attempting his own cosplay. Could this be any more perfect? [Fashionably Geek]
Ahhh! Why!? WHY!? Why would someone make hats that make children look more like those crimes against nature, Cabbage Patch Kids. *shudders* If you do want one, pick one up from Etsy seller, TheLillyPad. [Geekologie]
On the total opposite end of the horrifying spectrum is this incredible oak carving of Thorin Oakenshield. Created by none other than James Hance – huh? that name sounds familiar – who drew, burned, then painted the image meticulously into a slab of wood. It’s a beauty, check out more shots at Nerd Approved.
College Humor nails it with their ‘What if U.S. politicians were X-Men.’ From Obama as Professor X to Hillary Clinton as Rogue and Chris Christie as The Blob, each one is simply perfect. You must go check out the rest.
Whomever’s in charge of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload, call Jason Tseng right now. This is one of the best stop motion, LEGO fight videos I’ve seen. And believe me, I’ve made a career of watching homemade LEGO movies online. [Dorkly]
You’d likely never imagine Star Trek had connection to classical composers, but then you’d be wrong. This video from reveals the link between the Star Trek theme some of history’s most famous classical composers. [Geeks Are Sexy]
I wonder why Deadman never had a Saturday morning cartoon? Oh… that’s why. [I Heart Chaos]
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