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: It’s impossible to look at Zee “JiNxXx” Kotwal‘s Misty from Pokemon cosplay and not have a huge grin on your face. His enthusiasm is infectious, as you can see from all the photos everyone was taking with him. [Kotaku]


It’s a whoooole neeeeew wooooorld… of tastes in my mouth. Not that I could ever bring myself to eat and therefore destroy this magnificant Aladdin cake by Art Cake. [That’s Nerdalicious]


That would be famed author Neil Gaiman dressed as Badger from the classic children’s story, The Wind in the Willows. It’s all part of photographer Cambridge Jones’ series encouraging authors to cosplay as their favorite characters from their childhood. And really, who can complain about Neil Gaiman dressed as badger? Check out more photos at BBC News. [Fashionably Geek]


Finally! A golden shower that isn’t disgusting. Get this Golden Girls and more cool shower curtains from eBay user 99wooster. [Nerd Approved]


Costumer It’s Raining Neon totally nails this X-Force’s Domino cosplay. Make sure to check out her Facebook and Deviantart for more! [Geeks Are Sexy]


There have been dozens upon dozens of remakes of Game of Thrones‘ opening theme, but have you ever seen one made to appears as if its on VHS? [Geekologie]

Man at Arms‘ Tony Swatton enters World of Warcraft when he makes The Lich King’s Frostmourne. [Geeks Are Sexy]

The allure of the GTA series (at least for your typical person without psychotic tendencies) is getting to do all those horrible things you’d never try in real life. Which is what makes any attempt at recreating GTA in the real world so difficult. Then there’s these guys who manage to do it with alarming accuracy. [Dorkly]


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Category: Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Nerd Culture