Kevin Smith No Longer Too Fat for 40 – The Director Shares His Weight Loss Secret

- 08-30-14Cool Stuff, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Kevin Smith is a successful writer, director, podcaster and traveling story teller. He is all those things, yet, most folks just think of him as that funny fat guy who talks a lot and made those Jay and Silent Bob movies.

If you’ve been paying attention to Smith these days, you may have noticed that he’s done a complete 180. Not only has he jumped film genres, but the sharp tongued funnyman has lost a tremendous amount of weight.

Having Tweeted the photo above earlier today from the set of his latest film Yoga Hosers, fans will no longer see Smith as a funny fat man, and instead just a funny man.

How’d he do it? Smith has a rather remarkably simple tip. (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Steam Punk LEGO AT-AT, Live Action Prince Adam “Hey” Meme, Mario Goes On Killing Spree, And MOAR!!!

- 08-27-14Cool Stuff, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

ABOVE: Yeah, toys b*tch! These cartoon-like versions of the Breaking Bad characters are the work of Trevor Grove of Sideshow Collectibles along with his brother Troy.  Sadly, they don’t exist yet (which is seriously methed up) but the brothers are hopeful the figurines will get realized someday. [Grove’s Facebook page] (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Custom Built ‘Star Wars’ Home Theater, Incredible Iron Giant Cosplay Puppet, Plant a Tree for Groot Challenge & MOAR!

- 08-26-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Sarah Moran

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

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] (more…)

Another ‘Strange’ Casting Rumor – Boardwalk Empire Star Being Eyed for Sorcerer Supreme

- 08-25-14Cool Stuff, Film Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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Well, it’s been at least a few weeks since we heard the latest Doctor Strange casting rumor, so it must be time to get those rumblings going again.  To remind you, over the past six months or so, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, Jon Hamm, Joaquin Phoenix and even Johnny Depp have been rumored to be leading the cast of Marvel’s Phase 3 entry as Stephen Strange, aka Doctor Strange.  So, who is now rumored to be the current front runner for blockbuster? (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Real Dancing Groot Toy, Two Fish Play Street Fighter, Talk Dead To Me Music Video, And MOAR!!!

- 08-25-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Internet, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com

ABOVE: First official Dancing Groot toy! Woo hoo, right? Meh, your excitement might wane when you realize it’s just a bobble head. Well, bobble hands sort of dance so I guess that counts.  [TheMarySue] (more…)

Nerd Art Dump: Tattooed Disney Princesses, What if Deadpool and Harley Quinn Had Kids, Robin Williams Tribute, And MOAR!!!

- 08-24-14Cool Stuff, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom-based art that’s hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump.

ABOVE: One has to wonder where those darned Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles learned all them fancy ninja moves. Mike Wrobel has created a piece of art that may reveal some of the secrets behind the creation of this sewer-dwelling team. (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Awkward Guardians of the Galaxy Cosplay, Nic Cage Takes Over Halo, Captain America 2 Honest Trailer, And MOAR!!!

- 08-21-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com

ABOVE: Talented makeup artists Laura Jenkinsen uses her mouth as a canvas for famous animated characters. Oh sure, this is clever and cute, but kissing (amongst other things) are just now that much more awkward.  [TheMarySue] (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Stunning Groot Cake, Every Death In Every Tarantino Film, Exploding TARDIS Dress, 501st Legion Does The Ice Bucket Challenge and MOAR!!!

- 08-20-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture, WTF? Posted by Regina Lizik

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

ABOVE: Groot is everywhere these days, but never has he made such a delicious appearance. Tattooed Bakers crafted this intricately detailed chocolate Groot cake with edible bark. This must have been an intensive process, as the outside of the cake is made from individual pieces of bark. In case you can’t tell, the writing on the cake stand is “#IAMGROOT.” [That's Nerdalicious via Between the Pages(more…)

Nerdy Bits: Batzilla, New Batgirl Cosplay, Hiddleston & Barrowman Do the Ice Bucket Challenge, & MOAR!

- 08-19-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Sarah Moran

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

ABOVE: Now let’s see who Godzilla really is… what? BATMAN!? Get more action figure hijinks over at gigabeetle.tumblr.com. [Nerd Approved] (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Gimp Suit Lady Deadpool, Jack Kirby Beer, Vern Troyer Wins Shark Week, Princess Bride as Horror Movie, And MOAR!!!

- 08-18-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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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 nerdybits@nerdbastards.com

ABOVE: Even if you’re not into the Arkham City video game, this may very well be the Batman figure you’ve been waiting for. With 2 interchangeable faces, plenty of accessories, and an incredibly detailed costume, it’s VERY impressive. [SideshowCollectibles] (more…)