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: Oh, crafty! Get yourself a kit to build this adorable Malcolm Reynold papercraft created by Argentine artist Gus Santome – complete with Serenity! – when you buy $25 or more of Firefly merch from QMx. [Nerd Approved]

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It’s not dancing baby Groot, but this other star of Guardians of the Galaxy’s credits is yet another irrestiable Funko Pop! figure you’ll need to own. [@AgentM]


I’m sorry? What’s that!? I can’t hear you over how awesome this custom Star Wars home theater created by Doug Chiang – lead designer on Episode I and Episode II –  and WA-based Dillon Works for mega-Star Wars nerd Vic Wertz and Lisa Stevens, who commissioned the project. See more over on Geeks Are Sexy.


Wow. And you’ve just won cosplay forever with your incredible Iron Giant puppet. Just WOW. [Fashionably Geek]


Happy Occasion Cakes created this Dalek cake in celebration of Doctor Who’s return this weekend. Though admittedly, it’d be a better fit for the Twelfth Doctor’s second episode, but still – what a great cake! [That’s Nerdalicious]


The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has swept social media up in a storm. So what goodwill antic will replace it? If Vin Diesel has his way it’ll be the Plant a Tree for Groot Challenge. []

Game of Thrones gets the one thing it’s been missing thanks to YouTuber, Ozzy Man. Retro video game sound effects.

True Detective? You must mean The World’s Greatest True Dectective – Batman! This is one stellar mash up from YouTuber, Josh Newman.


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





Category: Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Nerd Culture