Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Pros and Cons of Being a (Nerdy) Woman in your 30s

This is a Nerdbot "Nerd Voices" contributor post from reader Tierney Hamilton. Follow her on Twitter!   During the past decade or so, popular media has crowed that finally, it truly is “hip to be square” (see Weird Al, White and Nerdy, the first Sony Spider-man...

Nerd-Mazing: Belle’s Library In Lego

A few years ago, Disney decided to push its intellectual property to the Lego Limits. People were ready for sets that were more intricate than a few Toy Story rocket ships and Pirates of the Caribbean play sets! Today, Disney Princess sets and Lego...

McDonald’s Japan In Trouble For Fake Roast Beef

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--Dx1InQqU--/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/kxq6edceram5bxh8fsjy.mp4 Last summer, McDonald’s Japan rolled out a “Tokyo Roast Beef Burger.” The ads featured what looked like real slices of roast beef. That wasn’t necessarily true of the actual burgers. Ditto for the Tokyo Roast Beef Muffin that was sold during the same period. As...

Chris Hardwick Returns as ‘Talking Dead’ Host

Variety reports that Hardwick will return as host of “The Walking Dead” and “Fear the Walking Dead” aftershow as of Aug. 12 for the “Fear the Walking Dead” midseason premiere. He was suspended from the role by AMC last month after Dykstra penned an essay accusing Hardwick...

Dan Harmon Deletes Twitter Due to Controversial Comedy Video

A 2009 video depicting Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon molesting a baby doll is coming back to haunt him. He has since deleted his Twitter account. According to CNET,  the video, titled Daryl, is a parody of the serial killer drama Dexter. In the...

Fads From the Past (That Got Banned at Schools)

Growing up going to public school you always have something that is "in" that every kid has to have. There have been many things that become popular and then phase out of existence. Sometimes the action of having a teacher take away a precious...

Miraculous Ladybug is Adrien’s Story: Here’s Why

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Chat Noir is a French cartoon that’s been skyrocketing to popularity. Not only do children love the show for its bright characters and its easy introduction to superheroes, but full grown adults love the show for its “will they-won’t they”...

Comcast Drops Out Of Fox Bidding, Ceding Prize To Disney

After months of dueling with Disney for ownership of the majority of 21st Century Fox, Comcast has pulled out of the battle, ceding the prize and ending one of the highest-stakes duels in media history. “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets...

5 Nostalgic Cartoons We Need as Live Action Movies ASAP

If you are anything like me, your precious little heart is set alight whenever the slightest mention of a cartoon you forgot about pops up in your news feed. Every generation is nostalgic, but the children that grew up in the 80s and early...

‘Rick & Morty’ & ‘Community’ Creator Dan Harmon To Exec Produce Comedy Rap Album

  Dan Harmon is a pretty busy guy; the Community creator is working on 70 episodes of his Adult Swim series Rick and Morty and is penning a script for a TV remake of Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Sirens of Titan. He’s now moving into music. Deadline reports that Harmon is exec producing a...
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