Twitter user Shelley Zhang has a friend that was attempting to read the Harry Potter series for the first time. No shame in that! It’s never to late to join the club. The only problem is that this friend decided to procure his copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from what I can only assume is some sort of shady online black market for nefarious bookworms. That would explain the hilarious text message exchange he and Shelley had about plot points: [click to continue…]
HJC has made a name for themselves by making licensed motorcycle helmets for some of our favorite fandoms. Now they’ve added Star Wars to that list.
The lineup includes Kylo Ren, Boba Fett and X-Wing pilot options—all of which are DOT approved. Currently, the X-Wing and Boba Fett models are available on Amazon. I have to say, I want that X-Wing model. Unfortunately, I’ll need to get a motorcycle first…and learn to ride it. See more on Fashionably Geek…
Hasbro sent us details about the crown jewel in their SDCC 2017 exclusive lineup, and it’s a collectible dream come true for ’80s kids. [click to continue…]
With HBO frantically working on several Game of Thrones spinoffs to pick up the slack when the series ends, Patrick McCarthy has offered a suggestion in the form of a 20-minute animated pilot based on The Doom of Valyria. The show would dive into the history of the Valyrian Freehold, and answer the lingering questions that surround the empire’s destruction.
This story is probably longshot in terms of getting picked up by HBO for a series, but we have to admire McCarthy’s dedication here. The video you are about to see took him two years to create. [click to continue…]
Amazon’s Prime Day is almost here, but if you want something better than Kindles, headphones, and giant barrels of lube, ThinkGeek’s massive summer sale has the best deals going. It features up to 80% off on over 250 nerdy items—but only until 11:59 pm EST today, July 10th. The sale includes: [click to continue…]
You know that massive DC Universe 10th Anniversary Blu-ray boxed set that contains all 30 movies to date? By the looks of things it will be disappointing because #31 will likely be an adaptation of the 1989 one-shot graphic novel Gotham by Gaslight. [click to continue…]
Comic book artist André Araújo has created a wonderful print featuring the original Star Wars cast reimagined as characters from a story set in the Middle Ages. He told io9 that he was inspired to create the piece after reading a book on Portuguese history: [click to continue…]
I don’t mind ads if they’re clever, and this LEGO campaign from ad agency Ogilvy Bangkok certainly qualifies. It depicts children building their future careers out of LEGO by entombing themselves inside an astronaut, rock star, and firefighter figures. That makes sense because, when it comes right down to it, most jobs are suffocating. Check out the entire series below. [click to continue…]
In Filip Hodas‘ world, Bender’s ass is no longer shiny and Happy Meals are pretty damn far from happy. It’s the place that nostalgia goes to die. I wouldn’t want to try and survive there, but you can visit safely via the images below. [click to continue…]
BoxLunch has partnered with Nickelodeon for a fashion collection that will surely push some nostalgia buttons if you watched a lot of Nicktoons in the ’90s. Some of the collection is already available online, and it will expand soon to include pieces inspired by Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, Ren & Stimpy and more.
I’m guessing you can’t wait to get your hands on an Angelica Pickles purse right? There’s even toys for pups in the collection! Preview all of the looks on Fashionably Geek…