christmas

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Man, I wish I had these D20 String Lights when I put up my tree the other day. Part of my brain is like “there’s still time!” while the other part is like “re-stringing lights would be a pain in the ass!”.

Okay laziness, you win this round.

If you’re more ambitious than I am, now is the time to grab them. These are the kind of string lights you can have fun with year round. The bulbs can be easily replaced and the lights can be used indoors or out. [click to continue…]

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Some Harry Potter fans like to decorate their Christmas trees with a couple of Potter-themed ornaments—but not Kathryn Burnett. This superfan created an entire Harry Potter-themed tree, complete with a sorting hat on top. This is the second time that Kathryn’s decorated a tree like this. I wonder how she’s going to top it next year?

Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Grab yourself some eggnog and gather the family, because a wholesome holiday treat awaits you in the video below thanks to Blizzard.

For nearly an hour you can enjoy the dulcet tones of the Murlocs in the Hearthstone yule log. You’ll note that they put out quite a spread for Santa, even though there’s no way in hell he would ever visit. [click to continue…]

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A few friends got together for some beers, and by the end of the night they had come up with a concept for a Hipster Nativity Set. Hey, these things happen.

Unlike most drunken brainstorms, they actually followed through on the idea and formed the company Modern Nativity. Apparently, a nativity in 2016 would involve Segways, Amazon Prime, lattes, and selfies with the baby Jesus. It’s sacrihilarious—which is why they are selling over 500 sets a day at $130 a pop. Best get yours while you still can.

Check out more pics and a video below. [click to continue…]

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Yep, less merry, more menacing.

The Star Wars Death Star Tree Topper features the iconic Imperial battle station as a tree topper. With the included remote you can have the Death Star itself light up blue or red with a green laser dish. Spice up your traditional holiday classic carols with the Imperial March or the classic Star Wars theme. Connect to the included universal adapter for continuous lighting effects. For safety, keep at a safe distance from Alderaan.

The glowing was ominous, but I tried not to think about it. Then I brought out the turkey for Christmas dinner and my tree topper blew it up. My house is now the property of the Empire. [click to continue…]

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In keeping with tradition, Anthony Herrera has sent us this year’s batch of Star Wars-themed snowflake designs that you can make for the holidays. Not surprisingly, Rogue One provides the inspiration for 2016.

The collection includes several Rogue One characters and vehicles, along with Maz who “needed some snowflake representation” since she wasn’t included in last year’s Force Awakens collection.

Check out more designs below. [click to continue…]

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Are you planning to crush up some Adipose Industries diet pills in Santa’s cookies this year? Do you have any idea what kind of chaos that will create? You’re a maniac that must be stopped—or maybe just a deranged fan that really wants to meet the Doctor.

Doctor Who Adipose Stocking ($14.99)

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That’s right—these Planetary String Lights are practically screaming to be used as part of a space-themed Christmas tree.

Strung along an 11 foot long cord, this set of 10 glowing orbs includes the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and (yes, even) Pluto. The glass bulbs are painted to look like each of the celestial bodies and can be replaced with a C7 candelabra bulb if there’s a galactic mishap. We also carry a set of replacement bulbs because, well, things happen.

Yes, it’s nice to know that if a planet spontaneously explodes, it’s an easy fix. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments get nerdier and crazier every year. Apparently, this year will be no different.

Starting on July 9th you can pre-order a remote-controlled Death Star tree topper, a Force Awakens-edition Han Solo, a not-so-cheery Alien queen, and a very special Star Trek ornament that serves as a weird 50th anniversary homage to the show’s first episode, “The Man Trap.”

Check out the entire lineup below. [click to continue…]

pool log

At Christmastime, there’s nothing that I enjoy more than putting on a stupid sweater and getting drunk over the course of an hour while watching flaming bag of sh*t. Thanks Deadpool.

But wait! Deadpool’s “Pool Log” isn’t the only nerdy alternative Yule Log in town this year. Check out the videos below for two additional options that are sure to get you and the people you’re trying so, so hard to tolerate into the holiday spirit.

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