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  • July 30, 2015
    This is Taco Belle, a Beauty and the Beast inspired gown created by fashion designer Olivia Mears (aka Avant-Geek). It has several giant felt tacos on it and accents made from Taco Bell wrappers. I want to smell it. But not in a creepy way. "There is no non-creepy way to sm... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    This is the Adventure Time BMO Girls Costume Hoodie available from Hot Topic (~$43). It's a "Hoodie from Adventure Time with a BMO cosplay design." I'm going to be honest: if your costume is just a hoodie you are probably not very good at Halloween or cosplay. You know I cos... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2015
    This is the $60 R2-D2 Dome Purse available from ThinkGeek (among other places -- shop around!). It looks like R2-D2 and holds things. Not very big things, mind you. Will it be this fall's must-have fashion accessory? I doubt it. Will slap-bracelets and toe rings make a com... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    Outties are jeans that appear to be inside-out, inspired by the 2015 fashion trend in Back To The Future II. As you may recall if you haven't already destroyed your brain with drugs and alcohol (I sadly could not recall), Doc warms Marty to "Pull out his pants pockets" because... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2015
    All body jewelry buy one, get one $1?! Moooooom -- will you drive me to the mall? In sad news for everyone everywhere, Hot Topic has announced it's plan to purchase online retailer ThinkGeek in a deal worth $122-million. Apparently the two companies have been competitors for... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2015
    This is the $60 'I am Chewie' hoodie available from We Love Fine. It is a slightly more realistic looking Chewbacca hoodie than the previous ones we've seen HERE and HERE. Does it shed? Probably. Will it shed in your food? Probably. Will it attract furries? Yes. Will yo... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2015
    These are the custom Cel shaded pants Borderlands style Comic book jeans Cosplay Pants (I just copied her product title if you couldn't tell) available from Etsy seller DejaNeufHeures (previously: this other pair somebody made). They cost $114 and are made specifically for you... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2015
    Bow ties: they are hip again. Were they ever not hip? Depends on who you ask. If you ask my grandpa he'll tell you to stop standing in front of the television while his shows are on. These are a selection of geeky ties from Birties Bow Ties. They all cost $25, have adjusta... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2015
    Because everybody likes to pretend they're a superhero sometimes (otherwise comic cons wouldn't exist), these are the newly released Avengers character themed Under Armor Alter Ego compression shirts. They come in Captain America, Hulk, Thor and Iron Man varieties and cost $60... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2015
    This is the Severus Snape lady's coat made and sold by Etsy store EveningArwen. They cost $425 apiece and are custom sewn to your measurements. Obviously, it's best worn with nothing underneath. *waving magic wand* Abracanobra! "Wait -- is your wand a chopstick?" I ordere... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2015
    This is the Ocarina Of Time Fit and Flare Dress available from ThinkGeek. It looks like Zelda's dress from Ocarina of Time and costs $40 for any size, including 3XL, which should just about fit me. I'm going to wear it to bed. And to work. I'm going to wear it all the time,... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    This is the TARDIS ring designed and sold by Etsy seller dtekdesigns. It looks like the door of Doctor Who's TARDIS (or any blue police callbox). The ring comes with a 1/4 carat total weight of diamonds and blue sapphires and costs $1,100 in sterling silver. A white, yellow ... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2015
    This are the Adventure Time themed Dr. Martens coming out next month (available for pre-order in both men's and women's HERE). They cost $130 - $150 depending on the style and come in Jake, Finn, and little pictures of both. I have never owned a pair of Dr. Martens. Or JNCOs... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    This is a headband from Japanese designer Campanella that makes it look like a cat is riding/humping the back of your head. Obviously, it will be this spring's must-have fashion accessory. This summer's must-have fashion accessory will be jewelry that looks like realistic can... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    These are the Meteorite shoes created by Studio Swine for Microsoft (presumably for an ad, but possibly because Bill Gates has a meteor fetish). They 3-D scanned real meteorites from the Museum of Natural History, then used a milling machine to carve the shoes' outers from alu... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    Honey? You've got shit all over your nice shirt. This is the Poo Emoji Button-Up Shirt available from Betabrand. It's currently on sale for $80 (from $88), which is still entirely too much to pay for a shirt with no sleeves. If I'm paying $80 for a shirt, you better believe... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2014
    This is Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider Dress. It monitors the wearer's surroundings and respiration, and extends its legs if their breathing rate increases or somebody comes too close. Not a bad idea. Also, just wildly waving a steak knife around. It seems to work ... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2014
    This is an animated video of a real conversation between father Adam Buxton and his 5-year old daughter discussing Princess Leia's iconic golden bikini slave outfit. His daughter really likes it. She says if she was in Leia's situation she just would have escaped and kept wea... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2014
    These are the $16 DC Comics Batman Batmobile Slippers available from Hot Topic. They look like the Batmobile from the 1989 Batman movie. But for your feet. You know what would make them even cooler? If the wheels were actual rollerskate wheels. Still, I give them 4 out of ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2014
    This is the Zombie Hoodie available from ThinkGeek ($50 -- even for a XXXL!). It has a zip-up face mask complete with see-through eye holes and a breathable mouth. That way you can see where you're going and not pass out while you're chasing kids off your lawn on Halloween. ... / Continue →