Anime, Merchandise

Geek Apparel of the Week: RobotRock

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So the cool kids over at Hide Your Arms have made a pretty sweet list of 101 awesome robot-t-shirts, making my job to pick out this week’s geek apparel both incredibly easy (101 choices!) and incredibly difficult (101 goddamn choices!). Still, it wasn’t too hard to pick my favorite — a Gundam recreating the Clash’s London Calling album cover? Fuck and yes. I can’t stand how awesome this shirt in — the fact that it’s the goofy Turn A Gundam doesn’t bother me a bit, because he’s rocking so goddamn hard. This fine tee is $20 over at ChopShopStore and is perfect for anime fans, rockers and people who enjoy awesomeness of any kind.

About Author

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.