‘The Lego Movie Sequel’ Welcomes A ‘Community’ Director

- 02-24-15Cool Stuff, Film, Nerd Culture Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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Man, The Lego Movie made a hell of a splash, even if the Academy somehow managed to overlook the talent that was required to put a movie of that scale together. Well, if you are among the millions who are counting the moments until the sequel hits the big screen in 2018, you now how even more of a reason to be excited for the upcoming film.  Warner Brothers has announced that Monster House scribe Rob Schrab will be directing the sequel.  Yes. Everything IS awesome. (more…)

LEGO Roundup: ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer & ‘Doctor Who’ Set Announcement

- 02-04-15Cool Stuff, Film, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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LEGO has had a recent bunch of goings on lately with the release of the LEGO Jurassic World trailer and the announcement of the new Doctor Who LEGO set submitted by Andrew Clark on LEGO Ideas. LEGO Ideas is the creative site where fans can submit ideas for new LEGO sets. (more…)

Sorta First Look at a New Dino to Appear in ‘Jurassic World’

- 11-17-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Every new Jurassic Park movie has featured a new dinosaur – or two, or three – to plague the brave humans crazy enough to go to an island filled with creatures whose Latin name is derived from the term “terrible lizards.” Speaking of terrible, it seems that some terrible things are in store for the characters in the upcoming fourth Jurassic Park movie, Jurassic World. The new film directed by Colin Trevorrow will feature some never-before-seen animals, and while we have yet to see any finished footage from the film (more on that later), we have now, apparently, gotten a look at one of those new dinosaurs featured in it. “Look” is a relative term in this case, but despite the, ahem, scale, it gives you a pretty good idea of what Trevorrow et al are cooking up. (more…)

FAN EXPO – Images from Day 1: Cosplay, LEGO, and Gaming

- 08-28-14Cosplay, Nerd Culture Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Whenever Nerd Bastards goes to a con, we don’t just like to highlight the celebrity guests, news items and other things. No! We also like to put the camera on you, the fans. Those of you in costume anyway. So many fans get into an incredible amount of detail with their costumes, fret over the smallest detail and make sacrifices of comfort and mobility, so it’s only right that as we celebrate the culture, we also celebrate those that make the culture possible with their mad nerdiness. On this Thursday of Fan Expo 2014, we found judges, super-people, brains, robots, and something that looks suspiciously like something out of Will Graham’s nightmares. Also, some very impress LEGO sculptures were on display. All that, and MOAR, in this first photo gallery from Toronto’s National Fan Expo! (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast vs a Wizard on the Moon and Mittens the Vampire Kitten

- 07-08-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Hello prospective listener, thank you for your interest in the RadioBastard Podcast. Do you like Star Wars flashbacks, duplicitous robots, second hand LEGOS, living in a virtual world, 11 variations on a Boston accent, a little man with a big heart and the continued effort to keep Dan Harmon‘s pantry well stocked with the finest in name brand crackers? That’s fackin swell, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!

Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of! On the show this week, Jeremy, Jason and Blastr.com writer Matthew Jackson discuss: (more…)

Upcoming ‘Simpsons’ Ep to be Presented in Full “LEGO-Rama”

- 02-19-14Cool Stuff, TV Posted by James Daniels

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And if it looks anything like the photo above: Apparently Bart, Homer, and Marge get stoned off their asses–which is making Lisa and Maggie incredibly nervous (and I don’t blame them).  (more…)

The BastardCast vs The LEGO Warriors of the Taco Robot Wars

- 02-16-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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Come with us now for an experience that will stress your senses and tickle your gag reflex AND your funny bone. The astounding, the horrifying, the morbidly obese, and infectiously clever — The BastardCast. We are thought stallions rolling across a docile plain, a dust cloud of airborne giggle bits trailing the swipe of our night black tails. You will suck the marrow from the bone of this podcast and it will fill you with justice, purpose, and also marrow. Which is so gross. (more…)

The BastardCast vs a Tubby Time Lord and Superman Hits the Sauce

- 02-11-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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Most shows make you wait decades for a lost episode (suck it, Doctor Who!) The BastardCast plays by their own rules and releases one mere days after it was thought kidnapped by the forces of evil (faulty Toshiba). Really, it’s a long story involving hard drives and ninjas so we won’t bore you with all the exciting details (there was a car chase! Jason got shot in the knee!)

Joining Jeremy and Jason on this unearthed artifact is long time friend of people he’s known for a long time, Chris Cummins for a rousing hour of fart jokes, geekery and, nerd news from 8 days ago… because all of this stuff STILL MATTERS! (more…)

‘The LEGO Movie’ Perfectly Mocks ‘Man of Steel’ With Their Latest Trailer

- 01-31-14Film Posted by Sarah Moran

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From what we’ve seen in the trailers, The LEGO Movie has the potential be the best movie… EVER. Not only does it have a cast of thousands (I mean, look at all those minifigs!) but it’s starring everyone from superheroes like Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman to classic, retro Space LEGO guys–even God shows up! In its latest and possibly greatest trailer, The LEGO Movie spoofs Man of Steel.
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LEGO Ghostbusters Coming to a Toy Aisle Near You

- 01-30-14Cool Stuff, Film, Nerd Culture Posted by Jason McAnelly

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Because the next best thing to a new Ghostbusters movie starring Bill Murray is not a new Ghostbusters film not starring Bill Murray, the folks at LEGO have decided to give fans of the franchise something to play with. So, while you await the next inevitable rumor about Ghostbusters 3, check out these cool 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters toys. And then go buy them. And then play with them like you were 8-years-old again. (more…)