Shatner Comes Clean On ‘Star Trek 3′ Cameo Rumor

- 09-29-14Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Last week the Internet was a buzz over the rumor that hinted at the possibility that Star Trek 3 director Roberto Orci was writing an on-screen cameo for William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. Both Orci and Shatner took to the Twitter-verse to slam the door on that rumor, but over the weekend at Wizard World Nashville Shatner was singing a new tune. (more…)

Chris Pratt and SNL Poke Fun at Marvel’s Inability to Fail

- 09-28-14Film, Funny Videos, TV Posted by Luke Gallagher

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“I miss when SNL was funny” is a statement you often hear around the water cooler, but not today. SNL and Chris Pratt nailed it last night with this parody that isn’t too far from the truth.

There’s a new group of blockbusters coming down the pipe from Marvel, including Bus People, Fancy Ghosts and Some Shopping Carts. (more…)

Nerd Art Dump: Boba Fett Vs Predator, Spaceballs: The Painting, Superhero Pin-Ups, Deadpool & Harley Quinn, And MOAR!!!

- 09-28-14Cool 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: Boba Fett vs Predator by JP Valderrama. (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Groot Body Paint Cosplay, Justice League Burgers, Physics of Space Battles, Deadpool Dress, And MOAR!!!

- 09-27-14Cool 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. Every Wednesday and Saturday (mid week/end of week) 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: I Am Groot body paint cosplay [ArtistiCurves] (more…)

TV Review: ‘Doctor Who’ – S08E05 – “Time Heist”

- 09-27-14Featured, reviews, TV Posted by Sarah Moran

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[Pardon the tardiness of this review, and instead enjoy an extra helping of Doctor Who critique and discussion this weekend!]

Switching gears – yet again, like only Doctor Who can – Series 8 transitions from a spooky inspection of fear to a bank heist, or in this case, a “Time Heist.” Written by Steven Moffat and Stephen Thompson, it’s a less profound episode than last week’s but that doesn’t it make it any less interesting. (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast With #3Boobs and a Bakula

- 09-27-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Tune in and then tune out as super showfriends Chris Cummins and Matt “Gator” Jackson return to help make sure that Jeremy doesn’t pass out from his (legally prescribed) back pills before the end of the show, all while Jason — driven by an intense desire to possess sole control of the show — tries to stall with his wild attempt to re-create the legendary “Night Of A Thousand Sh—y Impressions” fiasco from last year. Please don’t stop reading, they also talk about this week’s biggest and weirdest news stories like: (more…)

Finally! Some Info On The Fantastic Four Reboot!

- 09-26-14Comics, Film Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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No matter how you feel about the Fantastic Four reboot, it’s on its way.  If you already have some preconceived notions, however, the fact is that they are simply based on the actors that have been cast as the superhero quartet rather than any substantial information about the movie itself.  How can I be so certain?  Simple – there has been almost no substantial information regarding the reboot ever since the cast was announced.  Sure, there’s been a possible leaked pic here or there, and writer Simon Ginsberg mentioned that it would be more scientific than its FF predecessors but that’s about it. After months of speculation, we may finally be getting some real details about the project. (more…)

Littlefinger to Become Rat-Man in ‘Maze Runner’ Sequel

- 09-26-14Books, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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Not a week goes by without some production company releasing yet another adaptation of a popular YA novel. The latest to hit the screen (on September 19th) was the big screen incarnation of The Maze Runner. And because every YA novel seems to be part of a trilogy, The Maze Runner is, despite some lukewarm reviews, getting a couple of sequels. And guess who shall be taking on the role of a big baddie in the second flick? None other than Game of Thrones’ Littlefinger, Aidan Gillen. (more…)