Nerdery, Toys

John Carpenter’s The Thing Re-enacted by G.I. Joe


While I sift through whatever SDCC news came out last night, do yourself a favor and watch this amazing video of John Carpenter’s The Thing, animated with G. I. Joes. It’s a music video for the French band Zombie Zombie, and it’s about the most awesome thing I’ve ever seen. You’ll have to head here to to watch it, but I swear it’s worth the trouble?I think Wilford Brimley is played by a Dreadnok. Much thanks to the lionhearted Zach Oat for the tip.

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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 Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.