Proceed with caution.
What if Elf wasn't the lovable comedy we all insist on watching during the holidays?Read More
Let’s start 2017 off trying to hold each other up and make things just a little bit better for all of us.Read More
It's the holiday season, which means it's time for cats to play with a bunch of wrapping paper--and perhaps get wrapped themselves!Read More
When a sense of despair overshadows normally festive days, how can we hope for comfort and peace–or hope at all?Read More
I bought the yummiest, strangest, most obscure and most delicious-looking pumpkin spice products I could find, all in the name of shutting down sexist pumpkin spice memes.Read More
Oh RX-78-2 statue, Oh RX-78-2 statue/Such pleasure do you bring me!
Tree lightings are so passé. What we need now is a light show projected on a towering 1:1 model of RX-78-2 Gundam made "especially for the winter season."Read More
A different kind of gift list—from us to you.
It's Thanksgiving! The start of the holiday season! (For most people. I start mine on November 1, but not everyone's into that for reasons lost on me.) Today, as you stuff your face full of all kinds of delicious food and get ready to knock down someone's grandpa at Walmart at midnight, take a peek at our recommendations for your off-the-beaten-path, geeky, just plain weird, or all-of-the-above holiday viewing.Read More
Highly scientific polling, of course. Spared no expense.
Remember where you are--this is Turkeydome, and hungry mouths are listening, and will take the first dish that screams.Read More
I love holiday specials. I think that I, like a lot of us, still have the memories of watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and Frosty the Snowman imprinted in my very psyche, making me gravitate to airings of A Charlie Brown Christmas like an old top hat toward a golem of a snowman. However, as I grow older, the more that I have to consider that maybe these Christmas specials don’t exactly have the message of warmth and good tidings that they purport to have.Read More
That tree doesn't know what it's got coming.
The video's creators warn: "Many cats have an aversion to being wrapped or being dressed up and are not toys. Please do not attempt to recreate this scene if your pet is unwilling to remain still."Read More
"This is for Hugh jackman!"
I think this is all best viewed with no context.Read More
Some of us will be bringing our significant others home for the holidays, and it's always a little awkward - especially when you consider what everyone else is thinking. Any hey, you might might remember this video's star, Alison Vingiano, from this previous video of a female superhero trying to pitch her own movie. That one is also as painful as you might imagine.Read More
Is this black magic
Nathan Shields of Saipancakes takes your traditional flapjack and turns it into a gosh darn work of art. Look at these things! Why would anyone want to eat them?! They're miraculous. I can barely get a pancake to cook evenly. If that's not impressive enough for you, check out his seriously nerdy flapjack creations as well!Read More
Would eat both obviously but have to go with Barad-dûr on this one.Read More
Christmas Songs Scientifically Accurate, NASA Confirms That The Holidays Literally Make Seasons Bright
Important holiday science.
The Earth is always pretty when viewed from space, but NASA has some new data that shows that the holidays light up the Earth like, well, a Christmas tree.Read More
Our invitation must have gotten lost in the mail.Read More
The Perfect Comics For Gifting (To Friends, Family, And Yourself) This Holiday Season: Kids Edition!
Ultimate List of 2014 Easy-To-Be-Addicted-To Comic Amazingness PART ONE
Even in these modern times, getting into comics (or getting others into comics) can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What’s even good? All important questions - and even more important with the winter holidays coming up, when you have the perfect opportunity to pass on your nerdy passions to your friends and family. First up - the best comic gifts for kids (or kids at heart!)Read More
Lena, aka Nokeek on DeviantArt, has created a few nerd-themed holiday cards we thought you might like. Mostly because they feature Doctor Who, Sherlock and other British favorites. And we threw in a few others we thought you might like as well.Read More
Gotta buy 'em all!
Heck yes you want to look good this holiday season and all year round. What better time to stock up on goodies for you and your friends and family then right now? From geek chic clothing, to make-up, to jewelry, we've got all your best bets for keeping it cute in 2015 right here.Read More
You'll have to supply your own disapproving look at Lori, though.
Face it, nerds love stuff. Memorabilia, merchandise, collectibles, what have you—if we can display it proudly in a glass case in our living room, most of us are pretty happy. Here's a bunch of neat plushies, figures, and other odds and ends (some of them are even practical!) for the collectors and enthusiasts in your life. And don't forget to check out Part 1: Books, Part 2: Movies & TV, and Part 3: Gaming & Tech!Read More