Pikachu, I Choose Physical Disfigurement!
?Alex Finch got tattoos of six Pok?balls on his forearm. This would be pretty nerdy, but Finch took it to the next level when he also had six subdermal implants inserted into his arm, so that the Pok?ball tattoos would be 3-D.
I… I don’t have anything to say; I think the pictures pretty much speak for themselves. Although I will point out that if I run teh Stupidest Nerdy Purchases contest again in about five years, I think I know who the winner might be. (Via Anime News Network)
About The 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.