It's with genuine sadness that I arrive with the news that storied geek merch distributor ThinkGeek is shutting down. It's being gobbled up via a bunch of corporate speak into GameStop, of which it is a subsidiary. This feels like the end of an era.Read More
ThinkGeek, the makers of much excellent actual nerd swag, have been promoting a bunch of hilarious fake products on their website for April Fools' Day.Read More
Plus bonus Star Trek.
We are so close to the opening of Thor: Ragnarok that we can practically taste it, but what to wear to the theater? ThinkGeek teamed up with Marvel for a line of "streetwear" that includes several cozy layers that will allow you to pay proper homage to the God of Thunder.Read More
There's nothing in life that I love so much as geeky jewelry, especially of the Marvel variety, so I'm sad to say the creation of this S.H.I.E.L.D. ring that can be slipped off to show your hidden Hydra affiliation is an awful idea and I don't know how it got approved.Read More
Help me choose between them, because I can't.Read More
Always imagined myself in Sciences Blue, what about you?
Inspired by the Star Trek: The Next Generation Starfleet uniforms, the suits from ThinkGeek look flattering across body types. Even better, ThinkGeek listened to its audience, took feedback, and made revisions to make the bathing suits, y'know, actually wearable.Read More
Apparently a scene involving shock collars as a means of controlling predators in Zootopia made it pretty far down the production line before ultimately being cut. Sounds like a downer scene, right?Read More
Jessica Henwick, known for her work on Game of Thrones and her role as X-Wing pilot Jess Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has been cast as Colleen Wing in Marvel/Netflix's Iron First.Read More
Today on "things you didn't realize you needed": a life-sized BB-8 floor lamp! That's right, you, too, can have your very own BB-8 floor lamp that sits and glows and looks super freakin' cute.Read More
As part of their new "Hip Pop! Parade" collection, the Japanese Pokémon Center will be selling bags, keychains, and boxers featuring Pokémon butts. No news on if they'll come to the U.S., unfortunately.Read More
Not only is the mechanized toy version of The Force Awakens' BB-8 prohibitively expensive for some, he's not nearly as huggable as this $50 plushie version by ThinkGeek.Read More
Just don't hassle the Hoff.
ThinkGeek's got a neat car charger that turns your
cigarette lighter power port into Mr. Feeny a talking KITT module.
GameStop has lived up to its name and put an end to Hot Topic's play at acquiring Geeknet (ThinkGeek's parent company) by buying the company themselves, instead.Read More
More nerd shit for all!Read More
Kit Harington knows things. Jon Snow, on the other hand...
Kit Harington did not sleep through history class, that is for sure.Read More
ThinkGeek Continues Notoriously Awesome April Fools’ Day Products With Groot Beer, Thrones Clue, & More
I mean, these are totally legitimate products every person can own!Read More
Level up your fashion!
The days of geeks being totally style deficient are long gone! We see evidence of stylish geek clothing everywhere from the ever-popular Her Universe website, to more mainstream outlets like Hot Topic selling Doctor Who apparel. Well, Espionage Cosmetics, ThinkGeek, and Her Universe think it's time to take geek fashion to the next level by sponsoring the first annual Geek Fashion Week March 23-29, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.Read More
Although I appreciate that a Barbie of Divergent's Tris allows young fans to play as a strong female character, I'd be way more excited about this if the doll was realistically proportioned. Shailene Woodley got buff for Insurgent! Why shouldn't a Tris doll celebrate her physical strength?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