Misc. Nerdiness


Artist Disse86 has a twisted mind. He’s taken beloved cartoon characters like Winnie the Pooh, Shrek and Totoro and turned them into hellish nightmares. Honestly, they’re a little unsettling to look at, but I’ll bet you want to check out the pieces below anyway… [click to continue…]


If Tim Burton illustrated some of Marvel and DC’s most popular superheroes, what would they look like? Well, they’d probably look something like these illustrations from artist Andrew Tarusov, who you may recall from the Tim Burton treatment he gave to Disney characters earlier this year. Check out more of his Tim Burton-style superhero art below. [click to continue…]


Back in August, Ben Schwartz, aka Jean-Ralphio from Parks And Rec “confirmed” the popular fan theory that his character is actually the future son of Steve (Joe Keery) from Stranger Things. Well, thanks to the magic of the Internet, “The Upside Down Parent Trap” is finally a reality. Watch father and son bond in the posts below. [click to continue…]


Instead of having strippers or a raucous weekend in Vegas, Redditor Ben Brophy aka bentrophy decided to invite his friends over to build and play a giant game of Catan.

It may not be your usual bachelor party, but we like where their heads are at. See the game come together in the gallery below. [click to continue…]


Coloring books for adults are huge right now. You can find something for pretty much anyone. Even, as it turns out, pagan and witchy types.

The Occult Activity Book Volume Two is 52 pages of coloring, activities, and other fun things to delight your dark side. The description explains the awesome:

The Deluxe Occult Activity Book Volume Two picks up where its eerie predecessor ends and continues the reader’s extraordinary journey through mysteries of the unknown. Whether you’re soothing your inner demons with mindful coloring of fiendishly-rendered illustrations or summoning them from the depths of hell with a mad libs-inspired wordgame, our Occult Activity Book aims to disturb and amuse in equal amounts and is a fun way to explore your favorite esoteric themes.

Check out some pages from the book below. [click to continue…]


You’re probably familiar with the name Alex Ross, or or at least seen his work—he’s produced artwork for both DC Comics and Marvel, and his style is unmistakable. Give his name a search after this and I guarantee you’ll be saying “Oh, that was him!

Ross’ latest piece is a doozy, though. It features Batman and everybody’s favorite Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett going toe-to-toe. The piece will be featured in an exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum. We really hope the exhibit is called “Badass Crossovers You Didn’t Know You Need”. Check out the entire piece below. [click to continue…]


Illustrators Mauro Mazzara and Andrea Piparo have a Tolkien-themed coloring book coming out that focuses on the “beasts, monsters, and flora and fauna of Middle-earth” with some gorgeous illustrations of Smaug the dragon, Balrogs, Hobbits, Elves and more. Let’s take a peek inside shall we? [click to continue…]


Did you Nickelodeon has their own resort in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic? Better yet, did you know you can stay in a Spongebob Squarepants Pineapple Villa as part of your visit?

Well, maybe not everyone can stay in the villa since it’s $3,800 per night, but just look at what you get. [click to continue…]


The 2017 Baby Bestiary Calendar is coming in to the home stretch on Kickstarter, and this year’s edition features loads of cute baby monsters by artist Afda Ajia along with the important nerdy dates you need to know (JRR Tolkien and Douglas Adams’ b-days are in there, for instance). Take a peek at the art and the dates featured in the calendar below. [click to continue…]


Apparently, global warming was just a distraction for the real environmental menace to civilization—typhoons that throw tiny versions of the moon at pedestrians. The city of Fuzhou in eastern China was first to taste its wrath. Prepare yourself by watching the video below. [click to continue…]