So, several months ago, as a direct result of some good old-fashioned insomnia, I posted this list of nerdy things I totally wished I had.
Now, inspired by various family members’ demand for a “christmas list” from me, and some pretty outstanding shirts I have come across in the last few days, I present another list of weird, nerdy, and occasionally useless things I would totally by for myself if I wasn’t a broke student.
(Incidentally, I am really not difficult to buy for, I promise, but people seem to need very specific instructions for some reason…)
Some random thoughts from this week:
Looks like the Colbert Nation has conquered space.
So, I missed the Colbert Report most of last week, but I just caught this repeat. While Colbert and his writers have come up with some pretty genius musical moments before (I’m looking at you, Singing in Korean) this might be their greatest work.
This is the culmination of a rap battle challenge from Stephen Colbert to RNC Chairman Michael Steele.
Even the filler joke (while he’s “waiting for Michael Steele to show up from DC”) is hilarious. Colbert in the pinstripe hoodie was awesome enough, but the editing on Steele’s response is…. just watch (after the jump). It’s amazing.
If you were to make a list of most dedicated fanbases, Whedonites and the Colbert Nation would certainly be very high up on the list.
I bring this up, because I feel a FAN FEUD coming on.
So, I was reading through jezebel earlier and came across this.
And it reminded me of something, and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. And then I remembered (about 50 seconds in):
Sometimes, there’s news or stories I don’t have the time to write full on posts about, but I still want to share. Here are some of the random things I’ve been reading about this week: