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Things We Saw Today: A Captain Picard Quilt

Things We Saw Today

As long as you have this quilt by Candy Coated Quilts you can say you’re sleeping with Sir Patrick Stewart and it will only kind of be a lie. (Nerd Approved)

  • Though official announcements aren’t until next week, Democratic insiders told the AP that Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, she of the ten hour abortion filibuster, plans to run for Governor of Texas. We’ll have to wait and see if that actually happens, of course. But it’d be great if it does. (The Frisky)
  • A new The Last of Us character will be introduced as part of an upcoming DLC. See what other expansions are in the works at Game Informer.
  • Valve has unveiled a new Steam PC controller that’s part of its wider goal of bringing “the Steam experience, in its entirety, into the living room.” Visit Joystiq for a look at the new touch screen-heavy device.

Mondo’s new The Little Mermaid poster is by Tom Whalen, or Tom Whalen, because “under the sea”… oh, fine! Don’t appreciate my stupid puns. (Collider)

  • Londoners: You will be able to vote for Eddie Izzard to be your mayor. The comedian/actor/all around wonderful person has confirmed that he’s running in 2020. (Mirror)
  • To celebrate Banned Books Week, ending tomorrow,’s Alex Brown has written a great personal essay on how one banned book in particular—Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy—changed her life.

Redditor That Nordic Guy, who did face morphs of the original Star Trek actors and their reboot counterparts, has done the same with Magneto (above) and Professor X. Feast your eyes on Sir James McAstewart at ComicBookMovie.

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