Cartography and drinking; who knew they went together?

Would Gandalf approve? This Middle Earth hip flask would be quite a handy reference if you ever had to leave The Shire. The handmade item is stainless steel and holds 6 ounces of your favourite tipple. One item that’s both your flask and your map? That’s twice the reasons not to loose it. You can […]


Phew! Good news for British geeks as Channel 4 renews Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Wouldn’t it suck if Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continued in the form that the last few episodes of season 1 got up to and if no network in the UK picked up the show. It would surely do wonders for Netflix, BlinkBox or Amazon’s Instant Video membership. Good news, though, as free to watch Channel 4 […]


Lovecraft’s birthday summons Cthulhu sales!

The 20th of August is HP Lovecraft’s birthday. Happy birthday you old racist git. You did, however, create a whole genre of horror and some of the most iconic terrors of all time. There’s sales on today that geeks should be aware of. You may well want to check out Think Geek’s new site too. […]

I am the Doctor

Happy memories with “I am the Doctor” on violins

Here’s one for Doctor Who fans. “I am the Doctor” is Murray Gold’s theme for Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor. If you’ve seen the TV series you’ll remember the music. I’m no fashion expert but that TARDIS Lara’s wearing looks like a Black Milk item so that and the katana blades on the bookcase behind her […]