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

Above: Cosplayer RikkuGrape‘s Luna Lovegood is so good I’d believe she was the actress from the movie. The similarities are uncanny! Check out more at Fashionably Geek.


Mmm… piranha pops. Created with dark chocolate and raspberry cupcake mix and brownie mix, you can learn how how to make your own Super Mario Bros. cake pops with Cakecrumbstutorial. [Laughing Squid]


Be wary if you’re car is sporting a Stark sticker, those faithful to the House of Lannister are everywhere, as Redditor TheCircusofValues learned when they found this note on their car. [Nerd Approved]


And speaking of Game of Thrones and Starks meeting foul ends at the hands of the Lannisters, did you grab this headless Ned SDCC exclusive from HBO and Funko? [Nerd Approved]

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And because everything is better, or at least infinitely more creepy, with Nic Cage, here he is as Disney Princesses. Check out Buzzfeed for more terrifying mash-ups. Some even with animation. [Nerd Approved]


Break’s Ron Funches has some tips for anyone out there wanting to cosplay while being black. Sadly, it’s not easy since diversity among cosplayable characters is rare. Some costumes are great, John Stewart or Morpheus, but others are just shameful. [Kotaku]

This is only a short animatic, but it poses an important question. In a battle of Superman, who wins? Cavill or Reeves? [Geek Tyrant]

Why isn’t there more of this!? (Oh look, here’s episode two.) The animated Star Trek series overdubbed with audio from Archer. I’d watch a whole series of this! I don’t care if the plots wouldn’t match up, who cares!? It’s like Sea Lab, only better. [Blastr]


And now, T-Shirts You Gotta Buy…TODAY! (Before they’re gone.)




And don’t forget the ever-popular official Nerd Bastards tee available at Red Bubble:


Category: Cool Stuff, Cosplay


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