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28 days of geek giving

Gift GuideHolidayMerchandiseZombies

Thanks to The Walking Dead television series on AMC, zombies continue to be a big deal to our culture.  If you have someone in your life that is obsessed with the shuffling dead, get them a Zombie hoodie for the holidays. This hoodie features the battle scars you earned in your fight with the zombie hordes. Clearly, you’ve had better days. There are bloody handprints near the pockets and slashes across the chest. There’s a deep slash across the back that reveals your exposed spine. There’s a bandage on your left wrist revealing bite marks. There’s a chunk of missing

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AuctionGift GuideHolidayStar Wars

If there is one thing I’ve learned in all my years of hanging around die-hard pop culture and comic book fans is they love life sized merchandise, and they also love anything autographed by a number of stars and creators.  If you really want to impress the Star Wars fan in your life, own a bit of memorabilia, and help out a worthy cause, check out eFX Collectibles auction going on right now on eBay. The signatures from the cast and crew of the original “Star Wars” Trilogy include George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, James

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Gift GuideHolidayHumor

Yeah… good luck getting that through customs. Back in the 70s you could get one of thsee for little money, and get it rushed to your door for only a buck.  Today… well, you’re probably better off getting a pair of X-Ray Specs. via Mike Sterling’s Progressive Ruin

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DisneyGift GuideMerchandiseTron

Here’s a bit of movie ephemera that might be right up someone’s alley – TRON: Legacy hats.  New Era has teamed with Disney to create these one of a kind hats that you can wear proudly on your head. Reflecting every element of the digital world in which “TRON: Legacy” takes place, these 59FIFTY caps will be sure to get you in the game. There are six caps in all going for $34.99 and $35.99. via New Era

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Critical HitFrom the EditorGift GuideMajor SpoilersME WANTMerchandise

Just a reminder for Critical Hit fans!  The Limited Edition Season One Critical Hit T-Shirt sales close on December 15, 2010. Four Against the Void is over, but you can commemorate the trials and triumphs of the Torqueltones with the Critical Hit Season One Limited Edition T-Shirt. This classy, red armor-slot item features the likenesses of Orem, Randus, Torq and Smith! The season one shirt is perfect for a night on the town, gaming with friends, or facing down aberrant, poly-dimensional god-beings. (Funnelcakes and healing potions not included, Major Spoilers not responsible for excessive levels of awesome.) This is your

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Gift GuideHolidayLego

LEGO has a new line of collectible Minifigs coming our way, and the series four set would make a perfect stocking stuffer for those who like to let their imagination run wild while building a new world. Discover 1 of 16 individual minifigures in each sealed mystery bag! Each LEGO® minifigure is inspired by movies, sports, history or everyday life. Each mystery box is $1.99, and while series four may not be out in time for a specific holiday, there are other collections that you can pick up now. via The Brothers Brick

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Gift GuideMusic

If you are a fan of MSt3K, chances are you already have the fabulous songs of Mike, Joel, Crow, and Tom Servo singing it up in style.  When the show was still in its early days, the musical numbers were some of the best interstitials on television.  Some of the best songs were collected on CD back in the day, but now Clowns in the Sky volume 1 and volume 2 are available via iTunes, and would make a great virtual stocking stuffer for the MST3K fan out there.  $15.99 for 45 songs is quite the deal, especially when the

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Army of DarknessGift GuideME WANTMerchandise

As the holiday season continues to approach with every increasing speed, finding just the right gift for your loved one is going to be a big deal.  Shop smart, shop S-mart with this really nice Army of Darkness inspired T-Shirt that looks like something Bruce Campbell wore at the end of the move.  The design is a print only, this shirt doesn’t really button down, and the blood most certainly isn’t real.  For $30.00 it’s a tad on the expensive side, but money really shouldn’t be an issue if you truly love that special AoD fan in your life, right?

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Gift GuideHarry PotterHolidayME WANTMerchandise

I honestly thought these would have appeared sooner in the movie franchise history than right now, but as Harry Potter film series draws to a close, now is the perfect time to remind H.P. fans that while the books are gone and the movies soon will be, but you still love them. These voice activated wands light up when you say the magic word, and though they won’t dismiss dementors, it should help you find your way to the door when the lights go out. Harry Potter Voice-Activated Wand Flashlight Listens to your voice and turns on and off when

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Gift GuideHolidayStar Wars

There’s no better way to start your day than with a healthy breakfast – pancakes being high on my list of breakfast treats.  If you are going the flapjack route, you can add to that sleepy-eyed morning experience by adding a dash of nerd love to the stack.  Williams-Sonoma is offering up a Star Wars Darth Vader Flexible Spatula that makes your conversion to the dark side complete. Flexible nylon-silicone head is heat-resistant and will not scratch nonstick pans. Sleek stainless-steel handle provides a secure grip. Dishwasher safe. And it is only $12.00! This is the spatula you’ve been looking

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Gift GuideIDW PublishingLocke & KeyME WANTMerchandise

Fans of the IDW Locke & Key series should be pretty excited about the next key to make its debut from Skelton Crew Studio.  The Anywhere Key arrives in December, and is officially licensed and looks stunning.  Measuring at 4.5-inches long, the key is cast in gold-plated zinc-aluminum, and comes in its own black velvet bag.  The key is limited to 500 units, and at only $20.00 this is a great item for the Locke & Key fan in your life. via Skelton Crew Studio

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Action Figure DisplaysAction FiguresFeaturedGift GuideHolidayME WANTMerchandiseReviewToys

If you are looking for a way to get your action figures into the holiday spirit, look no further than Action Figure Displays, and their brand new Christmas Display.

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Gift GuideHolidayStar Trek

Professional Geek is one of those job titles that anyone at Major Spoilers would love to have, but being a business professional often means wearing suits and carrying around business cards.  While there are not any Batman or Captain America business suits (that I know of), those that must be a bit more professional can still get geek cred with the Spock business card holder. Thirteen bucks is a small price to pay to show one’s love for the original series. Oh, and if you do know of a Batman or Captain America business suit, would you mind letting me

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Gift GuideHolidayMerchandise

With the return of the multiverse, someone is going to have to go about exploring those that DC has not named.  Enter the Alternative Earth Exploratory Team tee-shirt that let’s everyone know you’re on the job. via Secret Identity

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