Deleted Scenes From ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Including Klingon Dance Party!

- 03-04-14Film, Funny Videos Posted by Mark Poynter

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Some of the deleted scenes from J.J. AbramsStar Trek Into Darkness have hit the Internet. These were scheduled to be on the original DVD, but were pulled at the last minute to be put on a later director’s cut DVD. There’s some interesting bits here and the last one, Klingon Dance Party, should have been in the movie. At least during the credits. (more…)

Leonard Nimoy Urging Fans to Quit Smoking After Announcing Own Lung Disease Diagnosis

- 02-07-14Nerd Culture Posted by Mark Poynter

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When a recent photo of Leonard Nimoy (82) making his way through JFK in a wheelchair wearing an oxygen tube surfaced on the Internet, many fans were rightfully concerned about their favorite pointy eared Vulcan. Nimoy took to the Twitter-verse to let fans know that while he has been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), he was currently doing well. (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Red-Hot-Bedazzled Flash Cosplay, Unauthorized He-Man Video Game, Star Trek Derpping, AND MOAR!

- 01-16-14Nerd 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: That time the Police from Solihull, West Midlands in the UK used a Lord of the Rings reference as their strategy in  trying to find a missing ring. Isn’t that just previous? [TheMarySue] (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Simpsons LEGO House, League of Legends Cosplay, Cat Battle Armor, 8-Bit Pulp Fiction and MOAR!!!

- 01-10-14Cool 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: It still surprises me to hear that people still watch The Simpsons. I thought that show lost it’s cultural relevancy 10 years ago, but no, it’s still going strong. There’s a market for it, a market it that I’m sure will go bonkers over this Simpson LEGO house set. The product is a real thing and will start being available in LEGO stores and online in February 2014 for $199 in the US and $229 in Canada. [GAS] (more…)

Joe Cornish Will Not Replace JJ Abrams at the Helm of ‘Star Trek 3′

- 12-09-13Film, TV Posted by James Daniels

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According to Variety‘s recent report on the recruitment of writers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay to assist Roberto Orci in penning the latest entry in the “Nu-Trek” franchise, director Joe Cornish is no longer at the top of Paramount‘s short-list of filmmakers to take over the series from JJ Abrams(more…)

11 Days of Who! 7 Fantastic ‘Doctor Who’ Mashups

- 11-16-13Cool Stuff, Nerd Culture, TV Posted by Sarah Moran

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November 23rd is less than two weeks away, and in these 11 days leading to the Doctor Who 50th anniversary we here at Nerd Bastard’s want to share with you a few of our favorite Whovian things. Mashups have reached new heights of popularity thanks to the internet acting as a veritable melting pot of pop culture. Nothing can escape it, not even Doctor Who. Here to celebrate being only Sylvestory McCoy–er seven days away from the premiere of “The Day of the Doctor” are seven of our favorite Who mashups. (more…)

Is Cornish Beaming Up to Direct ‘Star Trek 3′?

- 11-02-13Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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We know that J.J. Abrams is out as director of Star Trek 3, apparently he’s got something better to do, so that begs the question as to who Paramount Pictures might turn to in order to make the next mission of the Enterprise a reality. According to the latest from the Hollywood rumor mill, it seems that the studio is circling around Attack the Block filmmaker Joe Cornish to continue the adventures of everyone’s favorite Starfleet crew. (more…)

Shatner Recants Anti-Abrams Snark: Thinks New ‘SW’ Flick will be “Fabulous”

- 10-17-13Film Posted by James Daniels

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Last year, when the news that Lost creator and Star Trek rebooter J.J. Abrams had signed on to direct the first of a new trilogy of Star Wars films struck nerddom like a thermonuclear bomb, William Shatner–James Tiberius Kirk himself–publicly expressed the opinion that Abrams was a “pig” for taking on sci-fi’s two biggest franchises single-handedly. The comment was apparently meant in jest, but struck many as harsh regardless.

Now The Shat has seemingly changed his tune regarding Abrams, and in an statement on Entertainment Weekly Radio, the actor had nothing but good things to say about the director: (more…)

‘Star Trek’ Returning to Television?

- 10-11-13Film, TV Posted by Jason McAnelly

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With the success of J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the Star Trek franchise, there has been lots of talk revolving around trying to get another television series going.  And no one seems to be more about getting this done than writer and uber-producer Roberto Orci – AKA he who helped put the new films together.  Now, it seems as if there may be some progress to report.  Check out the skinny below. (more…)

J.J. Abrams Talks Leaving ‘Trek” for ‘Wars’

- 10-07-13Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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No matter what he does, good old J.J. Abrams just can’t seem to get a break.  First people yelled at him for what he did to Star Trek.  Then people got irate when it was announced he would be taking a shot at bringing Star Wars back to the screen.  Now, people are giving him beef because he won’t be doing any more Star Trek, accusing him of taking off because he likes Star Wars better.  So what does he have to say about that?  Check out his response below:

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