Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A Disney Afternoon (Virtual) Experience

It’s the early 90’s and kids are playing outside, getting tons of fresh air and probably drinking from the hose. Except from the hours of 3pm to 4:30pm when we were all glued to the TV for the much awaited Disney Afternoon! Grab your...

When Shopping with Your Genitals Goes Horribly Awry

This is a Nerdbot “Nerd Voices” contributor post from reader Rachael Brennan. Follow her on Twitter!   Do you remember years ago when all the gendered-advertising fuss freaked out over Bic For Her gel pens? The joke got so big that even Ellen DeGeneres did a bit...

10 Toys that Make You Wonder Why

Toys that are weird or shouldn’t exist are commonly talked about on the internet. I have some that have boggled me for years wondering why did they get made? I don’t remember asking for this! It started simply enough, I had remembered a particular...

5 Groundbreaking Female Video Game Characters

Throughout videogame history, there have been female characters of various styles and genres. This is a list of the Top 5 female characters that have helped bring female equality to videogames in recent history. Jade - Beyond Good and Evil (Ubisoft, 2003) Jade is on this...

Japan’s ‘Venom’ Poster is WAY Cooler Than Ours

The anticipation for the upcoming 'Venom' standalone flick was kicked into overdrive recently when the studio dropped "Trailer 2", showing off more of our villainous-hero-to-be and his shenanigans: https://youtu.be/xLCn88bfW1o But a recently released poster in Japan is turning heads all over the globe as the artwork...

Happy Nerd: How the Culture Helps My Anxiety

I honestly can't remember a time in my life when I wasn't a nerd. I think it was hardwired into me from birth, much like joy or sadness. Unfortunately, though, so was an Anxiety Disorder and Depression. Lurking in the corners of my mind like teeny-tiny...

Nerdbot Exclusive Interview: Mary Jo Pehl – Actress and Writer from Mystery Science Theater 3000

Most people who follow my writing know I’m a huge Mystery Science Theater 3,000 fan. The show appeals to me on so many levels. Dry, quick comedy. Quirky characters. Robots. Phenomenal writing. But one of the performers stood out to me and quickly rose...

10 Most Epic Prosthetic Limbs in Movies

Unless you are not a fan of movies (and if so, who are you people?), chances are, you have seen a prosthetic limb pop up here or there. Most aren't that exciting, but there are a glorious few that are the stars of the...

A (Nostalgic) Look Back at 90s Mall Culture

This is a Nerdbot “Nerd Voices” contributor post from reader John Bilancini. is a stand-up comedian and humor writer from Brooklyn, NY. He can be found on Twitter, and his nostalgia podcast 1994 can be found @1994podcast and on iTunes.   Mall culture was a huge...

The Disney/Fox Merger Brings A New Hope To Star Wars Fans

As you probably know by now, Disney has absorbed another major entertainment company into its hive mind collective, gaining access to a plethora of new franchises, rights, and assets from 21stCentury Fox. Is this a good thing? That's up for debate, and the length of...
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