January 30, 2014

Nerd News: Pop culture undies, Thor 2 deleted scenes, Twelve's outfit and more

Vol. 5, Issue 3

Good morning sports fans nerds! Welcome to another edition of all the nerdy news that is (in my opinion) fit to share, along with a few Super Bowl-related items.

In TV news:

Here is a featurette and a teaser:

Game of Thrones


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The Walking Dead


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I didn't realize that Community was releasing behind-the-scenes videos, but here's the latest:



These Game of Thrones illustrations by artist O'lee Graphiste are super detailed.

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In movie news:

Here are some trailers:

300: Rise of an Empire


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The Fault in Our Stars


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Confession? I've still not read the book.

The Lego Movie


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You can check out nine more clips from the movie here.

Sly Cooper (Thanks, Wes!)


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The Zero Theorum


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Mondo released two new posters this week, one for Batman: The Animated Series and one for Fight Club.

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Mondo will also be releasing a special 300: The Rise of an Empire poster at exclusive fan events around the country. Specific details have yet to be announced, but you can find a few deets at the link below.

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Odd City Entertainment, another gallery that sells awesome limited edition prints, is featuring a Secret of Nimh poster and three letterpress prints.

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Deleted scenes from the Thor: The Dark World Blu-ray have been trickling onto the Internet lately. I particularly enjoy the first one, but I'm sure you can see why.


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In case you're confused as to why Tom filmed that scene when it was—SPOILER ALERT—different in the movie I read that Tom filmed the scene as Loki imitating Cap, and then Chris filmed the scene imitating Tom being Loki imitating Cap. Clear as mud, right?

Speaking of Loki and Thor, Tom Hiddleston apparently originally auditioned for the role of Thor. Video of the audition will also be released on the Blu-ray, but here are a couple of GIFs to tide us over:


In gaming news, from TGG (Welcome back!):

I found a fun thing: You can build virtual LEGOs using Google Chrome.

This makes me tempted to play WoW again.


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I was just bemoaning the fact that Underoos with superheroes and/or other pop culture characters on them aren't made for ladies. These cute illustrations will have to suffice for now.

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I want a whole wall full of Adam Lister's pixelated pop culture watercolors.

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In misc. news:

These Harry Potter quote illustrations by Tumblr user risarodil are fantastic.

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Brianna Garcia has combined Disney princesses with Gargoyles, the result from which is pretty great, if a little racy.

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In SCIENCE!, tech and archeology news:

I dedicate these illustrations by Brazillian illustrator Mr. Peruca to the Mister. <3

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This isn't exactly nerdy, but it is timely (and hilarious). I totally lost it at the 1:55 mark.


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And finally (I'm totally cheating since this is supposed to air this weekend, but ... ):


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Did it get hot in here, or is it just me?

9 comments:

  1. I'm confused by the Empire covers. I'm well behind on any X-Men movie knowledge or hype, but I thought I read that Anna Paquin's scene got cut, so why does she get a cover?


    Also, those images of the TMNT statues actually don't look terrible compared to the poster image. Don and Leo's noses are less weird than Raph and Mike's and it looks like the Don statue is missing the weird goggles and *shudder* nerd glasses complete with tape on the bridge.

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  2. I'm totally loving those Game of Thrones illustrations!!

    Also, I'm kind of surprised at how excited I am about the LEGO movie. It has such a great voice cast and just looks so fun!

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  3. I have yet to see Riddick (it's in our Netflix queue) - it didn't make it to our 'see-in-theaters' list last year!
    Part of me is thrilled for the Last of Us DLC, but part of me is afraid I won't enjoy it as much since it doesn't have Ellie and Joel, and their relationship/bond was one thing I enjoyed most about Last of Us.
    That EVE battle? Craziness! I love me some gaming, but I can't imagine investing that much real life money into it.
    I am oddly pumped about the British villain Jaguar commercials. If they are half as good as the Spock Audi commercials, then I'll be pleased!

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  4. The Disney Princess gargoyles. Yes. Man, I miss Gargoyles. (The Ariel one is just nifty!) And The Secret of Nimh. Seriously, you are the key to my childhood. It's awesome!


    Also. Doctor. I have just started watching (well. Just-ish. I'm on S4). I understand regeneration as a character necessity, but I am loathe to lose David Tennant. And I know I will be teary when I lose Matt Smith. ...because I know that I was upset when Christopher Eccleston's Doctor transitioned out. TOO. MANY. FEELS. y0.

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  5. At least Burton makes (mostly) good movies? M. Night's movies have been AWFUL as of late.

    Bad Lip Reading is the best. It's not something I can watch at work since it makes me have the giggles so bad. :)

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  6. I thought the same thing about Rogue. I read something that kind of cleared it up, but now I can't find the link. I'll keep looking.

    And the nerd glasses image is so. bad. I hope that's just a gimmicky promo image, not the actual character design.

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  7. Aren't they great? I love the ombre look they all have happening.

    When I first heard about the LEGO movie I was super not interested, but it's totally not what I expected. Although, I'm a little bummed that the DC characters got all the love. I would have enjoyed seeing the LEGO versions of the Avengers in a movie. I suppose DC has to get love somewhere. (Buuuurrrrrnnnnn.)

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  8. Pretty much anything with Tom Hiddleston makes me giddy, so the fact that I'm super stoked about the commercials doesn't surprise me in the slightest, haha. But I do enjoy all three of the mens in them, and I like the whole idea of the campaign, too. Someone got a raise from that idea.

    I've not played The Last of Us, but I know TGG (Wes) really enjoyed it. I've not played a game since Tomb Raider, though ... I just haven't had the time!

    You'll have to let me know what you think when you see Riddick. I like the other Riddick movies, but I just thought the latest was just too slow.

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  9. Gargoyles was such a fun show! I do miss quality cartoons like that, for sure.

    The switchover between Ten and Eleven was really hard for me. (And I was watching everything as it aired.) I always suggest taking a bit of time between Ten and Eleven, particularly if you <3 David, because then you're not taking your sadness out on Matt. He's wonderful in his own way. I'm looking forward to Peter's take on the whole thing. I'll miss Matt, but the seventh season was really not great, and so I'm ready for something new.

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