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Geek Apparel of the Week: A New Pixel, Icarus Nouveau, Banzai Institute

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?? We Love Fine has some new Star Wars shirts (and a shit-ton of new My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic shirts, too, although I won’t post them for fear of reprisal) and my favorite is this pixelated A New Hope poster. It’s $25 here.

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?? Kid Icarus in Art Nouveau style? Why the hell not. It’s $11 at The Yetee for the next 10 hours as the time of this posting. I especially dig the little Eggplant Wizard.

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?? So, last night I rewatched The Adventures of Buckeroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension for the nth time, and I had a thought: Edgar Wright of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz fame directing Buckeroo Banzai Against the World Crime League. Best idea ever, right? RIGHT!?! Anyways, this awesome BB shirt is
?18 at Last Exit to Nowhere.

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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.