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Things We Saw Today: The Borg Assimilated A Wedding Cake

Things We Saw Today

That poor fondant never stood a chance. (via When Geeks Wed

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The other day, we showed you a picture of Hugh Jackman on the set of The Wolverine. Here is another picture from the same set that I’m just gonna leave here. (via Comic Book Movie)

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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."

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