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Things We Saw Today: President Obama Is Not Impressed

Things We Saw Today

Our President is awesome. President Obama had a photo-op with U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, the young woman who became a meme sensation over the summer after making this face when stood on the podium to receive the silver medal on the London games. (via Yahoo

  • Someone made hoof and gun heels. Yes, they are exactly that. Take a look at The Frisky.

Clark Gregg’s Agent Coulson’s Hot Toy figure has been revealed. What do you think? I think he should come with a changeable “Captain America Fanboy” head. It does have the trading cards though. (via iGeekTrooper)

  • Neil Gaiman chimed in with some very sensible words on the latest cosplayer/”fake geek girl” controversy.

And finally today, a trailer for Beautiful Creatures, the film based on the series of novels by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

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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” ( 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."