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Nerd Alert: New “Star Trek Into Darkness” Images & Ryan Gosling Makes Nerd Dreams Come True

  • New batch of “Star Trek Into Darkness” images! [The Mary Sue]
  • And here’s a clip from “The Walking Dead,” which returns this Sunday, thank god. [The Mary Sue]
  • The legendary Hollywood makeup artist responsible for, among other things, Yoda from “Star Wars” has passed away. [Newser]
  • George R.R. Martin, who wrote Game of Thrones, has been signed to a two-year deal with HBO which include developing additional projects for the network. Squee! [Newser] Keep reading »

Nerd Alert: Another “Walking Dead” Preview & The Sex Appeal Of The Dudes From “Star Wars”

  • Yesssssss, new “Walking Dead” preview. Just three weeks to go… [The Mary Sue]
  • Everyone’s talking about gun control, but what are we going to do about emoji gun violence? [Hyper Vocal]
  • The best memes based on video games like Super Mario Land and Skyrim. [The FW]
  • Winnie Cooper is starring in a SyFy original movie? [The Mary Sue]
  • Ranking Tim Burton movies from worst to best. [Nerve]
  • The editors of The Gloss debate the sexiness of the bachelors of “Star Wars,” Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Darth Vader. Who would YOU wed, bed and wish was dead? [The Gloss]

NASA Is Developing Warp Speed!

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  • Apparently the Milky Way contains 17 billlllllion planets the size of Earth. Billlllllion. [Newser]
  • And NASA is apparently developing warp speed technology – yes, just like on “Star Trek”! — so we can, you know, in theory, explore them. I think it’s time for us to review the tenants of the Prime Directive don’t you? God, this gives me such a nerd boner. I have chosen to illustrate this post with this awesome video of the evolution of the warp drive effect on “Star Trek” to aid NASA in their efforts. [Gizmodo]
  • Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin has posted a new chapter from The Winds of Winter, his upcoming new Song of Fire and Ice book, on his website. [The Mary Sue] 
  • Woot! Check out the first pics of Sam Clafin as Finnick in “Catching Fire,” the “Hunger Games” sequel. Hottie! [Next Movie]
  • A video mashup of all the space helmets worn in film history. [Next Movie]
  • Want to understand your dreams a little better? Start by taking a look at the weird things that influence what you dream… [Cracked]

More “Star Trek Into Darkness” Tidbits! Plus, Bigfoot Finally Captured?!

  • Woot! More “Star Trek Into Darkness” plot info has been revealed. Spoilers at the link, FYI. [The Mary Sue]
  • And here are a bunch more stills from the movie as well. [StarTrek.com]
  • Has Bigfoot been captured? A group called Quantra is claiming to have captured a Sasquatch they’ve named “Daisy.” How … delicate. [The FW]
  • In case you missed it: the most popular Reddit posts of 2012. [The Daily Dot]
  • Check out the craziest and lamest so-called “alien” encounters of all time. [TruTV] Keep reading »

Nerd Alert: Would You Crossover Into “The Twilight Zone” Again?

  • Oh this is exciting news … CBS is supposedly rebooting “The Twilight Zone”! [The Mary Sue]
  • Did Reuters accidentally reveal plot info for the upcoming film “Star Wars VII” in a story about the Mayan Apocalypse? [The Mary Sue]
  • Speaking of the end of days, here’s how the internet is prepping for Doomsday. [The FW] Keep reading »

The Official “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer Arrives, Hints At Major Character’s Death

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  • Okay, the full length trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” is out and teases a character’s death in a major way. Also, still not clear who Benedict Cumberbatch is playing because obviously JJ Abrams is a sadist. [The Mary Sue]
  • As expected, “The Hobbit” killed in its opening weekend, taking in $84.8 million at the box office. Did you guys see it? Did it live up to your little people with furry feet walk a whole bunch expectations? [Newser]
  • Just like Luke Skywalker before her, this woman has a robotic arm she can control with her mind. [The Mary Sue]
  • “Saturday Night Live” did a funny sketch about Charlie Brown this weekend. Check it out at the link. [The FW]
  • Videogames that summed up 2012 — for better or worse. [Cracked]
  • A whole mess of great gifts for the geeks in your life. [theBERRY]

The Demand For A Real Life Death Star Is Remarkably High, Plus The “Man Of Steel” Trailer Debuts!

  • That petition demanding the U.S. government build a Death Star is actually getting a lot of signatures. [The FW]
  • The feminist “Walking Dead” fan in your life will be really happy if you get her this “Michonne: Impossible” T-shirt for Christmas. [The Mary Sue]
  • The first official trailer for “Man Of Steel” — the Superman reboot starring the dreamy Henry Cavill — is out! [The Mary Sue]
  • Super cute kids watch the trailer for “The Hobbit” and react adorably. Much more entertaining to watch than the epic yawning do during the “Hobbit” trailer. [The FW] Keep reading »

A “Freaks And Geeks” Reunion & More “Star Trek Into Darkness” Theories!

  • The cast of canceled-too-soon TV series “Freaks and Geeks” reunited for an awesome Vanity Fair photoshoot, reminding me that I need to watch that show from start to finish again. Check out more pics from the shoot at the link. [Refinery 29]
  • I am still thinking about the teaser trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” and was especially intrigued by a theory posted in the comments on io9 that Benedict Cumberbatch may actually be playing Khan’s homie Joachin. Hmmm… [io9]
  • Have audience members really been puking after seeing advanced screenings of “The Hobbit”? I knew I didn’t want to see that movie for a good reason… [The Mary Sue] Keep reading »

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Poster Revealed & A “Walking Dead” Bikini Girl Calendar

  • “Star Trek Into Darkness” may not have punctuation in its title, but it now has its first official poster! Which doesn’t even feature the Enterprise or space, just a destroyed city landscape and an unidentifiable man standing on a pile of rubble. What does it all meaaaaaaan? [The Mary Sue]
  • The ability to “DISLIKE” your friends’ Facebook posts has arrived … sort of. [The Stir]
  • The 25 best pieces of fan art for the new upcoming “Star Wars” movie. [Next Movie]
  • A “Walking Dead” zombie bikini calendar? Yes, such a thing exists. [College Candy]
  • How much survivalism should we all engage in, without building bomb shelters? [The Gloss]

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Gets A Synopsis — But Who’s The Villain?!

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  • Be still my beating nerd heart — the next film in the “Star Trek” reboot series from JJ Abrams, “Star Trek Into Darkness,” has finally got a synopsis, lending many a clue as to which villain Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing. Will it be the long-rumored Khan? Or someone a little more obscure? [The Mary Sue]
  • What is the zombies from “The Walking Dead” were armed with light sabers? [The FW]
  • I’ve never noticed this, maybe because I ALWAYS tell the truth, but apparently your nose heats up when you’re lying. Find out why… [Newser]
  • So those new “Star Wars” movies that everyone has been talking about? They may turn out to be spinoffs not sequels, which sounds way more exciting to me. Can Boba Fett finally get his own movie please? [Next Movie]
  • Yum, a Princess Leia cupcake sounds like it probably has extra frosting for the buns. [theBERRY]
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