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  • March 26, 2015
    This is the Harry Potter Monster Book Of Monsters replica on sale soon by Sideshow Collectibles. I can't tell if it's actually a book or just a furry block. It would suck though if it didn't actually have pages. Or if it doesn't attack unless you stroke it's spine. If you s... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    If you haven't already seen it (or have already seen it but still need a good cry today) this is a 14-minute video of all of Severus Snape's most important scenes from the Harry Potter movies played in chronological order. Of all the characters in the Harry Potter universe, Sn... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2015
    These are some of the charts and graphs created by Michigan State University computer science graduate student Randal S. Olson (links to his page with waaaay more in depth information) showing the quickest way to spot Waldo in the seven main Where's Waldo books. You know, why... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    Did you see the Star Wars teaser trailer? If not, GO WATCH THAT. I want one of those soccer ball droids. This is a short video of several clever Japanese flip books. They use cut-outs and secret compartments to add to the effect. Honestly, I wouldn't mind finding a couple ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    When it comes to picking a good beer, there are only three factors to consider: taste, alcohol content, and price. I'm kidding, just buy the shit with the coolest bottle design. And now BevLink and Fish Brewing have teamed up to take advantage of the fact that people really w... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    This is a short 3-second clip of George R.R. Martin responding to a question about what he thinks of the fans who demand he hurry up and finish the Song of Ice and Fire series in case he dies soon. For reference, Martin is 65. "And round." I didn't say that. I will say that... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    This is a video of a guy dressed up and make-upped to look like a member of the advanced orc breed Urak-Hai from Lord of the Rings. Then he goes grocery shopping. He gets a bunch of funny looks. Although not nearly as many as I got when I went shopping this afternoon, which ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2014
    Note: Image may contain some spoilers so hopefully you only glanced at it if you don't keep up with the show. This is artist nedesem's cartoon of Game of Thrones packed into a single image. I feel like he really captured the essence of the series. The artist I commissioned t... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    These are a bunch of shots from Meredith Fahey and Joshua Votaw's wedding (all taken by photographer Candice Benjamin). It was Harry Potter themed. They both love Harry Potter so much. Just not as much as they love each other, which is why they tied the knot instead of one o... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a video of pro blacksmith/prop maker Tony Swatton forging Jon Snow's sword from Game of Thrones. If you had to choose to own any sword from any fantasy/sci-fi/video game series, what would you choose? A lightsaber? Link's Master Sword? Cloud's Buster Sword? I think... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2014
    I still haven't finished watching the Twilight movies yet. I've only seen the first two. I thought they were okay. "You have terrible taste." I have terrible everything. Except teeth, those are nice and straight. This is a bad lip reading of The Twilight Sage: Eclipse. I... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the bronze Smaug sculpture created by artist John Howe and WETA Workshop. Each one costs $4,900 and is a 3-D replica of the Smaug pictured on the 1991 paperback versions of The Hobbit (which John illustrated). Do you think you're brave enough to slay a dragon? Becaus... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2014
    This is an interactive map (links to actual map) of Westeros and the surrounding lands created by Westeros.org user carpiediem. You can click on pretty much anywhere to bring up a Game of Thrones wiki about the area, track characters' travels through the books and show, and mo... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones inspired 3-eyed crow created by Allis Markham, a taxidermist for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, and owner of Preytaxidermy, who also teaches classes on the subject. Apparently it's illegal in the US to sell or trade dead crows (because t... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a series of Game of Thrones LEGO minifigs. Except they're called 'Dragon Sword Fighter Force', because nobody likes getting sued. Laid? Yes -- people love that. Especially when their partner does all the work so they can just lay back and relax. That's primo. $55 ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    This is the interactive map of Middle Earth created as part of the Lord of the Rings Project. You can highlight all sorts of options like roads, towns, events -- even the paths the characters took in the books (I have Frodo and Sam's path highlighted in the screenshot above). ... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2014
    A Belgian high school math teacher has taken to keeping his class quiet by threatening to write the names of everyone killed in Game of Thrones on the board if anybody is unruly. Whatever, man. *tries to shoot spit-wad, accidentally swallows* Asking his students which of t... / Continue →