Cartoons, Nerdery, TV

Bow Down and Kiss His Shiny Metal Ass

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nobubbling.jpgSimon Jansen is a god among nerds; he has created a life-size, talking but most importantly beer-brewing Bender, i.e. the beloved boozing robot from Futurama. Not only this is clever, it’s brilliantly nerdy, as Bender indeed gave birth to a beer in Futurama episode 12 of season 3, “The Route of All Evil” (the beer was callend Benderbrau, naturally). Please take a moment to worship Jansen’s nerd-divinity in the way you see best.

Then make sure to check out Jansen’s full step-by-step process here to learn how you, too, could create your own Bender brewery, complete with an episode-authentic remote-control (for Bender’s sass-talking) but won’t because you’re lazy and/or poor. (Via Slashdot) ? Rob

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.