The gift giving season is officially upon us! And let’s be honest. You either love it. Or it’s something you have to get through (heck, slamming ones genitals in a sliding door would be a preferable option to some). Either way, there’s no denying that the stress of finding something special for everyone.

So here’s a list of the very best selected finds from around the web to help you decide on the perfect little something for the nerd/geek in your life. Like, legit, the items below should make anyone’s nerdy bits tingle with joy. If they don’t well, we don’t know what to tell you… other than you’re dead inside (you gosh darn Grinch, you!). 

11 Bleeding Nose Candle

Possibly the strangest Stranger Things merch this side of the upside down. Simply melt the red candle inside this hefty ceramic bust, and ‘blood’ will trickle out of her nostrils – just like she’s overexerted herself during a psychokinetic episode.  $39.00 –

Godzilla Humidifier 

The Godzilla Humidifier not only helps you maintain the optimal climate in your home or office, it does so in the way you would expect from Japan’s most famous cinematic monster: by breathing the humidifying mist out of its mouth just like how the iconic kaiju can blast out blue atomic breath on its enemies. – $132 JapanTrendShop

Reptar Bar

As the bratty Angelia so accurately described the bars on Rugrats, “A Reptar bar is chocolate, and nuts, and carmel and green stuff and it’s swirled and stirred and rippled and beaten and sweetened, and sweetened til you can’t stop eatin’. The superest, the duperest, the double chocolate scoop-erest, the meanest the best it’s better than the rest. Reptar Bar, Reptar Bar, the candy bar supreme, the candy bar that turns your tongue green!” – $69.99 FYE

Star Wars Fitness Equipment

How do you know if someone does crossfit? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you. Nerds are like that too. For the fit geeks out there, Onnit is injecting some Imperial power into your workouts. Onnit’s Star Wars fitness line includes a Han Solo Yoga Mat, Death Star Slam Ball, and kettlebells in the likenesses of Darth Vader, a stormtrooper, and Boba Fett. – $64.00-$199.00 Onnit

Iron Throne Cat Bed

For cat lovers who treat their furbabies like royalty comes the Game of Thrones Iron Throne Cat Bed.  The cat bed is decorated in silver-painted plastic swords, and comes with both light and dark gray bed pillows. – $198.00 Etsy

Los Pollos Hermanos Fry Batter

Enjoy the addictive flavor of Albuquerque’s signature fast food chicken from the comfort of home, bitch! It’s made with 14 not-so-secret ingredients to create a chemically pure and stable product. No adulterants. No baby formula. No chili powder.- $18.99 ThisIsWhyI’mBroke

Motion Activated Alien Storage Egg

Middle of Beyond has created a motion activated Alien Xenomorph egg storage container that “opens while emanating a green glow.” They say it’s a storage container but dunno who’d want to ever look directly into it or standing over it or actually reaching inside it at all. – $263 The Foundry


Levitating DeLorean

So it’s not a real car, or an actual time machine, but Hong Kong toy company, Kids Logic, has made a DeLorean replica that can actually float several centimeters above a base. Whoa, that’s heavy. – $253 BigBadToyStore

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Candle

Set a match to the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Candle at the top of his head, and watch him roast and ooze away in a slow death to save New York – $28 Firebox

Thor Hammer Tool Kit

By Odin’s beard! You must be worthy in order to wield Thor’s hammer, but Marvel never mentioned any restrictions on Thor’s screwdriver or his pliers. Wield them all with our Marvel Thor Hammer Tool Set! – $99.99 ThinkGeek

The Walking Dead: The Pop-Up Book

Never too old to grow out of fun that pop-up books offer. David Hawcock and Becca Zerkin have compiled some of the most impactful scenes and events from The Walking Dead into this grand and gruesome pop-up guide to the show. Descriptions adjacent to the 20+ pop-up designs provide context and complete the 3D look back through the series’ fondest and most chilling memories. – $47.00 BarnesandNoble

Tie Fighter Gas Grill

Say what you will about the Empire but they have all the cool stuff. Cook an out of this world meal in true Imperial fashion by using this Star Wars Tie Fighter gas grill. This geeky grill features 220 square inches of cooking space, works with standard size disposable propane tanks, and is compact enough to take anywhere – $299.00 Amazon

Strawberry Smiggles Cereal

I LOVE ME STRAWBERRY SMIGGLES! – Mr. Tophat Jones’ Strawberry Smiggles are now available for everyone to enjoy. This delicious breakfast cereal based of the character from Rick & Morty is available for a limited time, so get your hands on it now before someone tries to steal your Smiggles! – $12.99 FYE

Wolverine Claws

Transform yourself into your favorite X-Man without dealing with the hassle of experimental surgeries when you acquire these Wolverine style claws. These incredibly sharp claws fit snuggly in between your fingers to create a lifelike appearance, Bub. – $25.00 Firebox

Game of Thrones 3D Masks & Wall Mounts

Want to mount a Direwolf on your wall? Who doesn’t. Wintercroft has made 4 different 3D masks / mountable trophy heads for Game of Thrones fans (though a Ned Stark head is notably missing). House Lannister’s Lion, House Targaryen’s Dragon, and the White Walker head are available. – $16.00 Amazon

Batman Classic 1966 TV Series William Shakespeare Head Bust Bank

Based on the bust of Shakespeare that unlocked the moving bookcase in the classic Batman TV series, this life-size vinyl bank features a functioning neck hinge so you can tilt the head back to reveal a dial and button, as well as a working coin slot! – $69.99 EntertainmentEarth

Enterprise Sushi Set

Set it on your table, and it looks like a mid-warp U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 on a wooden base. But the wooden base is actually a sushi plate. Remove the top of the saucer section, and you have a little dish for your soy sauce. And slide out the warp effect from the nacelles and you’ll have a pair of chopsticks. The Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set is just the thing to elevate sushi… into the final frontier – $34.99 ThinkGeek

Sarlacc Pitt Toilet Decals

As if Boba Fett wasn’t in enough shit already, turn your mundane toilet into a Star Wars-themed Sarlacc pit.  – $25.00 Toiletsarlacc

100 Greatest Movies Scratch Off Chart

Pop Chart Lab has created a scratch-off movie poster that allows you to track how many of the “100 Essential Films” you’ve seen on the poster, ranging from Taxi Driver to The Matrix and a bunch of classics in between. Once you’ve seen a movie, just scratch it off like a lottery ticket to reveal the hidden image. $35.00 PopChartLab

Monkey Brains Bowl

Top off a gourmet meal of snakes, scorpions, and various other insects with a delightful dessert served in the monkey brains bowl. Just like Indy, your guests will be able to end their gastronomic adventure with a hearty helping of chilled monkey brains – $58.00 ThisIsWhyI’mBroke



Bob Ross Chia Pet

“You know without question that we don’t make mistakes here. We just have happy accidents.” Bob Ross. Remember Bob Ross and his show, The Joy of Painting? Now you can enjoy the gentle artist with the soft, hypnotic voice, as you grow your very own Bob Ross Chia Pet – $20.00 Amazon

USAJACKET offers a wide assortment of geek approved jackets. Fashionable outerwear inspired from the likes of SupermanBatmanDaredevilGreen ArrowDeadpool and many more. Clothes maketh the man. With a superhero inspired jacket, what do you think that makes you? Well… a guy wearing a jacket, duh! But you’ll look fashionable and have a heroic skip in your step. –  $120-$200 USAJACKET

StormTrooper Whiskey Decantor

The running gag is that Stormtroopers are such terrible shots, they always miss their mark. Unless, it’s Markers Mark. Impress your fellow clones and raise a toast to The Emperor with a few generous measures from the Original Stormtrooper Decanter – $21.99 TheFowndry

Raiders of the Lost Ark Melting Toht Candle

Though his Nazi compadres meet their ends simultaneously, it’s Toht’s face-drain that sticks in the collective consciousness of film fans. Thankfully, you can relive this momentous celluloid death in the comfort of your own living room with the Melting Toht Candle. – $33.19 Firebox

Deadpool Knifeblock 

Ever have the compulsion to stab someone in the head? Don’t lie, of course you have. Fortunately, the only difference between you and a serial killer is a little thing called a conscious. To safely and without consequence act out your stab happy impulse, consider this Deadpool Knife block. Chef knife, bread knife, paring knife and all other kind of kitchen knives can be shanked in Deadpool’s squash, repeatedly. He’s Deadpool, he can take it. He takes a lickin’ and keeps on ticking, that’s his shtick.

This clever Knifeblock, however, cannot be bought. It’s not an actual product. But below is a link to a free download offering a step-by-step guide on how to craft your very own Deadpool head using a 3D printed bust and a little skill. Don’t have a 3D printer, that’s OK. Just look up 3D printing services locally on Google. – DOWNLOAD  HERE.

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