Misc. Nerdiness

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What’s better than a powerful superhero? A powerful superhero that is also a dragon.

Duh!

Artist Lynton Levengood utilized the signature colors and costume patterns of icons like Wolverine and Deadpool to bring these superhero dragons to life. Check out more examples below.

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Today is Alien Day—a celebration of the sci-fi horror franchise that first graced theater screens in 1979. The day (4/26) was chosen as a nod to moon LV-426, where the xenomorphs were first discovered.

We’re celebrating by giving you an exclusive clip from Audible’s new audio drama Alien: Out Of The Shadows which stars the likes of Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter).

Take a listen in the player below.

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Artist Jake Parker imagined a wide range of classic Star Wars rides as monsters.

This is the Internet. Do you even need to ask why?

Check out more pics below.

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As you probably heard over the weekend, the BBC has revealed the Doctor’s newest companion and her name is Bill. Played by Pearl Mackie, Bill is a newcomer to the Doctor and his adventures, which is wonderfully refreshing when she has questions about Daleks and why they’re dangerous.

Something tells me The Doctor’s going to have his hands full with this one.

Oh, and did you notice the Purple Rain shirt? Indeed, Mackie inadvertently used her character’s intro to pay a subtle tribute to Prince. Doctor Who brand manager Edward Russell revealed that the video below was filmed nearly two weeks ago.

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While Game Of Thrones is known for being generally SERIOUS, the actors are really funny and likeable any time you see them out of character.

If you follow Maisie Williams on social media, you know just how much fun she is. Thanks to HBO, Maisie got the chance to delight and humiliate some unsuspecting fans at Aero Hobbies & Games in Santa Monica, California.

It’s pretty wonderful. Check it out below.

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Disney artist and theme park designer John Ramirez has a great love of Studio Ghibli, which led him to create this design for a Totoro ride.

So it isn’t official…but it’s close.

Speaking to Kotaku, Ramirez said he’s talked to Hayao Miyazaki a number of times about the possibility of Disney building this ride. Each time he has been turned down, but he promises that he will keep asking “until they bar me from the studio or until he says yes!”.

Here’s hoping! Take a closer look at the ride below (click to enlarge).

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Eevee Evolutions all about transformation, so I find it perfectly fitting that Little Paper Forest drew these incredible versions of the eight Pokemon Eevee Evolutions as goddesses.

Check out the rest of the series below.

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Arguably one of the best episodes of Steven Universe and one of the biggest turning points for kids’ programming on TV was an episode titled “The Answer”, which told the story of how the gem fusion, Garnet, came to be.

Along with the tale being a heartwarming love story with classic tropes (the aristocrat falls for the commoner, the two elope and create something new) the episode, which focused on two gems named Ruby and Sapphire, was groundbreaking in its portrayal of a same sex relationship in a children’s cartoon.

Now, the wildly popular episode and its heroines will be returning in the form of a children’s book written by series creator Rebecca Sugar and illustrated by Elle Michalka and Tiffany Ford.

Read more after the break…

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The cast of the new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play are getting new wands, and J.K. Rowling was kind enough to give fans a sneak peek.

No word yet on if these will be available for sale down the line, but I’m pretty sure we’ll see fans making their own if nothing else.

Head after the break to see the rough sketch.

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Disney fans can be fanatical about the theme parks, but one fan took his love to the next level. While you or I might struggle to get through the Magic Kingdom in one day, park lover Christopher Wing visited every Disney theme park on the planet in just 75 hours.

Kicking off his journey on Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Disneyland, Wing booked it for the red-eye flight to Walt Disney World in Florida, before taking off for the parks overseas.

Check out his entire journey below.

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