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  1. In Honor Of Halloween, Here’s a Bunch Of Awesome Nerd Candy We Saw Today


    The Geekosystem crew took a field trip to a local vintage candy store in New York to celebrate the holiday. In addition to buying a bunch of unusual treats that we'll be reviewing sometime tomorrow, we also found a whole bunch of candy themed after your favorite TV shows, games, and movies.

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  2. John Green and Mental Floss Make Halloween Educational with 38 Facts About Candy [Video]

    Protip: hand out the URL for this video to trick-or-treaters. Some candy might be nice, too.

    Mental floss makes education fun by making candy, which is already fun, educational. In their weekly trivia webseries, John Green shares 38 little known facts about candy and debunks several myths including gum staying in your digestive system for years.

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  3. Alien PEZ Dispenser is Not a Real PEZ Dispenser, But Should Be

    eye candy

    I know, I know there's no practical way for this PEZ dispenser to have another, tiny PEZ dispenser head that extends when you open it, offering tiny PEZ, but rationality has nothing to do with my desire for an Alien Queen PEZ dispenser.

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  4. Things We Saw Today: A Horse and Unicorn Wedding Cake Topper

    Things We Saw Today

    "Do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband?" "My darling, I'm so sorry, but... neeeeeiiiggghhh." (by Archie McPhee, via Laughing Squid)

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  5. 15 More Branded Candies Google Can Use to Name Their Next Android Systems

    The possibilities are endless! Right up until about the Q.

    Not only is Android's newest operating system named after an already existing brand name candy, but they've actually teamed up with Nestlé to cross-promote Android and Kit Kats at the same time. So what comes next? Hopefully this list of ideas will give Google a headstart on which companies they should go begging to once the hubub over KitKat dies down.

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  6. 9 Swear Words Spelled Out in Gummy Candies Because Why the Hell Not

    George Carlin would be so proud. My parents, probably not so much.

    Today the Geekosystem crew got lunch together at a local deli, and I found a bag of alphabet-shaped Haribo gummy snacks. Naturally we decided that the best course of action was to spell out as many curse words as we could and share them with all of you. Isn't that nice of us?

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  7. Frequency of Candy Consumption Not Linked to Obesity, Suggests Study Funded by Candy Lobbyist Group

    This news is much more palatable if you imagine that the candy lobby is being run by Oompa Loompas.

    According to a recently published study in Nutrition Journal, frequency of candy consumption is not linked to obesity. If that's not a shocker, they also suggest it isn't linked to other health risks such as heart disease. In related news, there is no conclusive evidence to suggest that there is any correlation between interacting with water and getting wet. Feel free to eat as many Snickers in your bathtub as you deem fit, safe in the knowledge that you are the pinnacle of health and dryness.

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  8. If You Smash a TARDIS Piñata, Does it Make a Candy Crack in the Universe?

    The World Doesn't End Because the Doctor Dances

    And on the other side of that candy crack, is there a Candy Kingdom? Because I want to go to there. Mostlymade's TARDIS piñata features a hatch on the bottom and a pullstring, just in case you don't want to smash up your lovingly made TARDIS piñata and don't care that you're completely ignoring everything cool about piñatas (blindfolded violence) and also the opportunity to restage Van Gogh's exploding TARDIS painting with candy instead of fire. Here's the making-of of this cardboard construction.

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  9. This is Clearly the Best Way to Throw Out a Box of Candy [Video]

    Creating a domino-style chain reaction from candy boxes is the least efficient way we can think of to throw something in the trash, but it also has the virtue of being the most efficient way we can think of to get fired from your part-time job at a movie theater. So...partial credit? Watch and decide for yourself if it's just stupid, or so stupid it's brilliant.

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  10. 10 Valentine’s Day Foods So Touchingly Sweet They’ll Rot Your Teeth

    If the best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, then why bother spending bundles of cash on gifts and flowers when you could just make your special someone a dish sure to impress? When it comes to Valentine's Day treats though, remember that presentation is just as important as flavor. Fortunately, we've got you covered there, as these tasty snacks and sweets can make you look like a serious Casanova regardless of your culinary skills. Even if your idea of a great home-cooked meal is Chef Boyardee, you're certain to find something you can master here. Chef don’t judge, and neither will we.

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