Geek Apparel of the Week: Hooked on Heroines


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That’s not the name of the shirt, just my pun-laden name for Thinkgeek’s two nerd heroine shirts of Marie Curie (left) and Ada Lovelace (right). I approve of these things totally — I love the art, I love the idea, I love that a portion of the proceeds go to The Girl Effect. So buy them both here and here for $19 apiece. (Via Wonderland)

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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.