December 16, 2010

Nerd News: Fast Five, Mass Effect 3, X-Men art and more

Vol. 1, Issue 24

Why, hello again friends!

Biggest nerdy news of my week is the trailer for the third game in the Mass Effect series.


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Mass Effect 1 and 2 are the only video games I've ever "beaten." I love the gameplay, the story, my character ... I can't wait for the third one to be released!

I love these colored X-Men illustrations.

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In movie news:

These TV shows-turned-children's books would make great additions to any nerd-sary (Get it?!).
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Some movie trailers for you to peruse:

Fast Five (!!!)


Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen


Thor


Red Riding Hood


Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides


And, this isn't a movie trailer, but a wicked mashup of Edgar Wright's films.


These WWII Bounty Hunters have a bit of a steampunk feel to them. (Thanks, Wes!)
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In TV news:

This is an interesting timeline of the Royal Family using actors who've portrayed them throughout the years.

Threadless has some great designs, but this one takes the cake:

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We have a large (2ft) AT-AT which lives in our kitchen. It's name is Dog, so this shirt really speaks to me.

Take a look at the best Shakespeare "riffs" in science fiction and fantasy.

And finally, a fitting holiday image:

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7 comments:

  1. Fantastic nerd news once again, Mandy. And I love that AT-AT tshirt.

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  2. So much I could comment on, but I'm going to focus on the Red Ridinghood trailer. I hadn't even heard that this existed but it looks beautiful.

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  3. H-Thank you! <3

    DT-It's directed by Catherine Hardwicke (who did the first Twilight movie) so it'll have a pretty gritty feel. I'm sure it's going to be quite unique.

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  4. hey M, thanks for stopping by at my blog and leaving such a sweet comment! How awesome are your blog?!!!! love it!

    J

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  5. J-Thanks! And thanks for checking in in return. :D

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  6. I love your Nerd News posts!! I can truly appreciate them :D

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