Month: October 2019

Game of Thrones Fans are Losing It over the George R.R. Martin News! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Game of Thrones Fans are Losing It over the George R.R. Martin News! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

“A Song of Ice and Fire” author George R.R. Martin took to his “Not-A-Blog” this week to discuss recent developments in the life of the franchise. But when oh when will we finally get our hands on the next installment of the series, “The Winds of Winter”? Amy reads between the lines on today’s Nerdist News!

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Funko Pop! and Disney Cosmetics Collection

Funko Pop! and Disney Cosmetics Collection

Want your makeup routine to be a little more wicked?

Funko Pop! and Disney Cosmetics Collection available now at Ulta (in store and online).

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Which Pokémon Is The Best to Eat? (Explainiac w/ Dan Casey)

Which Pokémon Is The Best to Eat? (Explainiac w/ Dan Casey)

Pokémon Sword and Shield are right around the corner, but the inclusion of Sausage Curry in the game has many fans wondering what is inside those meat treats? Do they eat Pokémon in the Galar region? And if so, which Pokémon would be the tastiest to eat? Join Dan Casey on a brand new episode of Explainiac as he conducts a thoroughly scientific analysis to determine once and for all which Pokémon would be the most tantalizing to your taste buds.

Sources:

https://www.polygon.com/pokemon/2019/10/2/20895750/pokemon-sword-shield-sausage
https://www.gameinformer.com/exclusive-video/2019/10/02/101-rapid-fire-questions-about-pokemon-sword-and-shield
https://www.polygon.com/pokemon/2018/9/28/17914112/what-do-pokemon-eat-food-humans
https://kotaku.com/no-one-knows-if-people-eat-pokemon-1826423766

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UCB Innovation Inc. – Premieres November 5!

UCB Innovation Inc. – Premieres November 5!

From the best and brightest creators at the Upright Citizens Brigade, UCB Innovation Inc. is a comedy variety show featuring sketches, pranks, characters, short films, and more. Get a look inside UCB Innovation Inc., the offices of comedy's latest (and fakest) streaming platform. UCB Innovation Inc premieres Tuesday, November 5 right here on Nerdist.

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Is Hayden Christensen Coming Back for Star Wars Episode 9? (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Is Hayden Christensen Coming Back for Star Wars Episode 9? (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker is going to be the capstone for all the movies that came before it. That includes the prequels too, right? Because rumor has it that Hayden Christensen, none other than Anakin Skywalker himself, has been making himself available to the folks at Disney lately! Coincidence? Amy brings balance to the forces of fact and fiction on today’s Nerdist News!

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Hello Kitty Collectors Box – Unboxing!

Hello Kitty Collectors Box – Unboxing!

Get ready to celebrate Hello Kitty’s birthday on 11/1 with an exclusive collectors box sold only on Amazon! The box contains a flocked Hello Kitty Pop!, an enamel pin, a patch, pair of socks, a water bottle and notebook. The Amazon exclusive Hello Kitty Collectors Box will be available for purchase on 11/1!

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Why the Game of Thrones Creators REALLY Left Star Wars! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Why the Game of Thrones Creators REALLY Left Star Wars! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Stop the presses! Fresh off the heels of a brand-new trailer for The Mandalorian, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have exited the Star Wars film trilogy they were slated to write. What was the real reason for their abrupt departure? Amy has the inside scoop on today’s Nerdist News!

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Coming Soon: More Pop! Marvel 80th!

Coming Soon: More Pop! Marvel 80th!

Celebrate 80 years of your favorite Super Heroes and Super Villains with Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, Kingpin, Deadpool & Iron Man Model 39 Pop!
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How the Game of Thrones Showrunners Pissed Off the Fans… Again! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

How the Game of Thrones Showrunners Pissed Off the Fans… Again! (Nerdist News w/ Amy Vorpahl)

Though their watch has ended, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss have still managed to anger fans of the show since it's disappointing final season wrapped earlier this year. After bailing last minute on their scheduled appearance at San Diego Comic-Con in July, the duo finally came out of hiding for the Austin Film Festival over the weekend. Amy breaks down the details of the interview and what is means for disgruntled fans in today's Nerdist News.

Are you still upset about the final season of Game of Thrones? Let us know in the comments below!

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Coming Soon: Pop! Games – Overwatch!

Coming Soon: Pop! Games – Overwatch!

The world needs heroes and you need warriors for your collection. Broadcast your love for Overwatch with mini vinyl heroes including Winston, Reaper, Mercy, Tracer, Reinhardt, D.Va, Genji, Junkrat, Mei and McCree.
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