Last year, an eight year old girl wrote a letter to Hasbro wondering why there was no Rey token included in the new Star Wars Monopoly game. Hasbro responded to her letter, saying that they left her out because they didn't want to be responsible for spoilers to The Force Awakens, as the board game came out before the film. Later, they promised to include Rey in subsequent versions of the game by the Fall of 2016. It's now Summer of 2017, and we're still waiting.Read More
At this point, you all probably seen Wonder Woman about a billion times. What if I told you that you could have your own pair of gauntlets. And a sword. And a bag like the one Diana carries in the movie. Do I have your attention?Read More
An exclusive music video premiere, just for you. Yes, you.
Thanks to the PDX Broadsides, we've got an excellent anthem, one that we can sing along with in protest of Hollywood's continued lack of representation.Read More
The Force Friday hype will be back just as strong as ever, pals.Read More
"We believe this is a more relevant and appropriate view of our business." We agree!Read More
The reason we're getting equal representation in movie merch and toys matters almost as much as getting it at all.Read More
While Hasbro has doubled back on their original claim that releasing Rey as a figure early would spoil the film (and promised to deliver in months to come), you know it's bad when even the film's director isn't happy about the news that we're experiencing a lack of Rey.Read More
Shop Wars: The Toy Execs Awaken
Consumers have been all over The Force Awakens toys, especially those of the movie's female protagonist, Rey. They've been selling incredibly well, so much so in fact, that shops everywhere are reporting a shortage of toys featuring the Jakku scavenger.Read More
Have I said "there's a gosh darn mixtape" enough? No? Okay.
Cartoon Network is about to toss some more awesome stuff over the wall: a DVD set, a comic book mini-series, and a gosh darn "For Sara" cassette tape.Read More
That's supposed to be Kamala, gosh darnit.
Some fans will note that yes, there's totally a Ms. Marvel, and that is absolutely grand, but there's something a little off about her.Read More
I feel like we made this? Did we make this? Did Nerdist possess our bodies for a day?Read More
They're calling it #ForceFriday. Yeah.
It's as if millions of wallets suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced. I fear merchandising has happened.Read More
We told you this was going to happen - and lo and behold, Black Widow is missing from nearly all of Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron merchandise.Read More
You are now hearing the Mario Kart 64 item scroll sound in your head.
A brand new, monthly merchandise subscription box service has just launched, and we got our hands on the very first Power Up Box so you can check out what's inside!Read More
You should have learned.
Hey, Children's Place, you know what's maybe not a good reason for leaving the only female character for a popular superhero movie off of the merchandise for that movie? This one you used right here.Read More
You can get a CD, a T-shirt, or a singing telegram from the lead singer from the the band's online store.
You all have checked out Titus Andronicus, right? No, not the ultra-violent Shakespeare play -- though fairness where it's due, Julie Taymor's adaptation of that work is amazing and totally worth your time. The Titus Andronicus we're talking about it the Brooklyn-based, Jersey-bred rock outfit whose third full-length, Local Business, was one of the best reviewed releases of 2012. That's no surprise, as it comes on the heels of two other critically acclaimed and totally excellent albums, The Airing of Grievances and The Monitor. What is surprising is the latest piece of merchandise -- if you can call it that? -- that appeared on the band's site recently. For just $50, frontman Patrick Stickles will come to your house and sing you a song, so long as you live in New Jersey, New York, or Long Island.Read More
In a move not unlike the scene where Yogurt shills all that Space Balls merchandise, yesterday Disney pulled back the curtain on some of the items that will be on sale as part of their Star Wars Weekends. As you may have guessed, a lot of it is mouse-shaped and a little silly, but some of it I really, really want to own.Read More