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Things We Saw Today: Mr. Tea

Things We Saw Today

Thanks to Best Week Ever I now know there’s a Mr. T tea set. It was created by British designer Matt Jones and comes with cup and saucer, a golden stirrer and sugar cubes, and an adorable Mr. T sticking out of the top. You can purchase one in his shop.

  • Speaking of T’s, rapper/actor Ice-T is totally supporting Hillary Clinton for President. (via The Jane Dough)
  • You can see him killing wolves this weekend in theaters, here are the twelve worst ways to be killed by Liam Neeson via Vulture.
  • How about female action stars? According to author Joel Shepherd, Hollywood doesn’t want them. (via Tor)

Of course this Star Trek scarf comes in red and gold too. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Not a Trekkie? How about an Evangelion Mecha Hoodie? With cat ears!
  • The Make A Wish Foundation made a castle for a 12-year-old boy. I want to live in it. (via Wired)
  • I’m one of the few who was/is obsessed with the Val Kilmer version of The Saint. Well, it looks as if Hollywood is giving the classic character another go. (via Empire)

Here’s another still from the upcoming The Hunger Games, featuring Stanley Tucci and Jennifer Lawrence as Caesar Flickerman and Katniss. Isn’t it about time for another trailer Lionsgate?? (via Daily Blam)

  • One of the films nominated for the animated short films category at the Oscars this year is available for free download. “Morris Lessmore is a story of people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favor.” (via anonymous tipster)
  • Hints From Heloise got a great letter recently about a young boy who couldn’t read. That is, until an older boy gave him some comic books. (via The Beat)
  • The fan-powered companion to J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore website, myHogwarts, is launching Beta today and it’s free!

myHogwarts will allow you to socialize in various commonrooms and the Great Hall. Earn house points, meet fellow students, add and message friends, create study groups, and learn – in depth – about myHogwarts subjects right from the comfort of your own home in this exclusive online experience.

Students will get eTextbooks such as One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi and The Dark Forces, as well as a full myHogwarts library – an always growing portion of myHogwarts, where fans can write and submit book proposals to our team and get their work published in the myHogwarts library.

(via MuggleNet)

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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."