Things We Saw Today: Rings Shaped Like Harry Potter’s Glasses

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  • If you were one of the many who pre-ordered the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One — Avengers Assembled Box Set (the one Marvel was getting sued over) but have held onto that pre-order, you’re in luck! Amazon is offering free two-disc copy of The Avengers to tide you over. (via /Film)

This Toy Story/Firefly mash-up is shiny. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Scientist Richard Dawkins urged people to institue evolution-based education while getting an award for Services to Humanism from the British Humanist Association. See what he had to say on Death and Taxes.
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Finally! Lionsgate is releasing Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection on blu-ray November 20th. It will include Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp FictionJackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds. And yes, that’s original Mondo artwork you see there. (via Collider)


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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."