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Geek Apparel of the Week: Tributes, Collateral Damage, and Fuzz Aldrin Wants You

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? A subtle and classy Hunger Games shirt? Yes, please. It’s $10 at Ript, today only.

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? We Love Fine’s images are always small, so if you’re having trouble seeing what this is, it’s a skull wearing a Cobra soldier helmet and mask. Again: IT’S A COBRA SOLDIER SKULL IN BETWEEN THE WORDS “COLLATERAL DAMAGE,” and it’s unbelievably awesome. The only reason a joe fan shouldn’t be the shirt is because they’ve decided to get the image as a tattoo. It’s $25 here.

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? I’m horribly late in telling you this, but Ex-Boyfriend is donating 100% of its net proceeds from its art prints, key chains and magnets to the Maryland SPCA until April 15th. You can get more details and check out their wares here. Fuzz Aldrin would want you to.

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.