Nerdy Bits: Mandalorian Snow White, GOT Jon Snow Theory, LEGO Doctor Who 50th Anniversary & MOAR!!!

- 07-18-14Cool 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: All she needs is seven Jawas to follow her around, it’s the Mandalorian Snow White. Watch out, she’s ready to take down the toughest bounty, and I hear that she’s not afraid to use disintegration. [GAS]
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‘Doctor Who’ Roundup: Did This Fan Video Inspires New Season’s Intro? & Rough Cut of First Episode Leaked to Internet

- 07-14-14TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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The BBC continues to shove its fingers into the Internet dike that is spraying Doctor Who leaks and threatens to flood the whole series. First is was scripts, now it’s a rough cut video of the first episode! What next, we get leaks from the Doctor Who movie? Many of you might be worried about spoilers, but we’re gonna be careful to not reveal anything and won’t be posting the video here. We do have a fan made opening that is said to be part of the inspiration for this season’s opening credits. (more…)

Behold! It’s the First Official Image from ‘Doctor Who’ Season 8

- 07-10-14TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Have you been good Whovians? You haven’t been reading any of those leaked scripts of anything, have you? That’s good. As we count down to the August 23 premiere date of Doctor Who‘s eighth series and the first full-episode featuring Peter Capaldi as the time traveling alien adventurer, we now get our first official look at the new Who with his old companion. Where are they going? What are they doing? And can Peter Capaldi ever have his picture taken without drawing you in to his hypnotic stare? Let’s find out. (more…)

Doctor Who Teaser Suggests A Familiar Foe and Scripts Of First 5 Eps Leak Onto The Net

- 07-07-14Nerd Culture, TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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Audiences are locked and loaded for Peter Capaldi to finally make his formal debut as the new Doctor. An anticipation for the August 23rd premier of Doctor Who Season 8, the BBC has released another dark and edgy teaser. He doesn’t talk at all in the new teaser…but somebody does, teasing the return of familiar and menacing villain.

Additionally, the scripts for the first five episode’s of Capaldi’s run as The Doctor have leaked on the Internet. Will you be tempted to read them?

What’s that River Song is always saying about spoilers? (more…)

‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 Premieres August 23; Check Out The Latest Teaser

- 06-27-14TV Posted by Jason McAnelly

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The time is almost upon us, that magical time when Doctor Who returns to the airwaves. The date set is August 23rd and this will be the first time we get to see Peter Capaldi really strut his stuff and let us know what to expect from season 8. Now, we’ve been given a chance to look at a little of the show via the new teaser trailer. Scroll on to witness the Doctor in all his 16 seconds of glory. (more…)

A Huge Change In BBC America’s Usual Doctor Who Presence At Comic-Con

- 06-27-14TV Posted by Luke Gallagher

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If you’re a Doctor Who fan planning on attending San Diego Comic-Con next month, you might want to brace yourself.  BBC America has confirmed that there will not be a Doctor Who panel at SDCC 2014. (more…)

BBC Announces ‘Doctor Who’ World Tour to Introduce 12th Doctor to Fans Around the World

- 06-11-14TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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The BBC has just announced a Doctor Who World Tour featuring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, and show runner Steven Moffat. The TARDIS will crisscross the world beginning August 7th, visiting five continents and seven cities. Will you be close enough to check it out in person? (more…)

‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 Teaser is Literally Blowing Up

- 05-23-14TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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This waiting for the new season of Doctor Who is like waiting to get to the fireworks factory, but since we’ve all been good little Whovians these last few months, we’re getting our first peak at season 8 of the show, and of the Twelfth Doctor in action. I say peak because that’s all you’ll get, it’s the new Doctor’s silhouette – AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF AN EXPLODING TARDIS!!! Ahem. I mean an exploding TARDIS makes sense because the last time we saw it, it was crashing. The ongoing adventures of The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) are certainly getting off to an incendiary new beginning, which will pick up from the Christmas special on BBC this August. Ready to get teased? (more…)

The BastardCast vs Episode 100!

- 05-20-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Hello friends, it’s been a long time since we busted out of carbonite and returned this podcast to the internets (which you can subscribe to via iTunes here.) In that time, we’ve laughed, we’ve cried, we’ve sang, we’ve titillated and taco’d, but now we’ve finally made it to our 100th Episode (which you can find on Stitcher by clicking here.) That’s right, SWEET SWEET SYNDICATION IS OURS! So to celebrate Jeremy’s new yacht and Jason’s new chin implants, the guys have pressed their cummerbunds, bleached their assholes, and rammed a ton of references to show’s past and our best bits (comparatively speaking) as a part of what we are humbly calling, “The BastardCast Centennial Celebration Podcast of Magic, Lighting, Intelligence, and Pleasure!

On the show for this momentous occasion: (more…)

The BastardCast vs DC, Star Wars, and the Godzilla Kaiju Diet Plan

- 05-03-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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What is The BastardCast? Well, I’m glad you asked. The BastardCast is dynamism, sensuality, deep tissue massage, chilli cheese fries, exploration, suspense, still photography, fine Italian motor cars, lust, tragedy, hygiene, wistfulness, grace, and grace, and also grace. Oh, and it’s a nerd news pop-culture entertainment type show…

This week on The BastardCast: (more…)