Nerdery

Kristen Wiig Wins

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This is the dress that Saturday Night Live actress Kristen Wiig wore to the Emmys this past Sunday, and it is important note that she won. I don’t know what game she was playing, or if she even knew she was playing, but she still won by a landslide. I do know that the other contestants included everyone who was at the Emmys, and that they lost because they were not wearing a Darth Vader evening gown. Goddamn. (Via Great White Snark)

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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.