Archive for November, 2013

Yip it’s true. Marvel Superheroes have their own cookbook!

We all like to eat food, let’s be honest. I’m not a great cook if we’re playing open cards here but i think it’s because i haven’t had personalised recipes from Spidey before. Must be right?

Well i’m basically going to become a food blogger now because i’ve discovered Stan Lee’s ‘ The Mighty Marvel Superheroes’ Cookbook

This cookbook was created by superheroes for common day folks like ourselves, With recipes ranging from Spider-Man’s amazing “Chocolate Web Pancakes” to the Hulk’s incredible “Hulkburgers,” there’s literally something in here for everyone.


Truth is, this cookbook was released in 1977 so is pretty gosh darn old. Only available from private sellers on Amazon now but try a Google if you’re on the hunt for an original.

A sneak peak at what’s inside…

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Pac-Man breaks the world record for the largest playable game projection

Namco Bandai and Channel 5’s The Gadget Show partnered this week to promote the return of arcade classic Pac-Man. Oh, and they also broke a Guinness World Record for the ‘largest playable game projection’.

At 2,219 metres squared, London’s Millenium Mill building became the screen on which players could chase the oversized fruits, using a specially-made Pac-Man controller.

The point of this awesomeness was to let people know that ‘Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures‘ is to be released next March for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and 3DS… WIN!

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Check out the video too, looks EPIC!

How you can get home safe after these Superhero cocktails #DesignatedDriver

None of us are perfect, even Superheroes. When the festive season on the horizon i want to make sure you guys aren’t being idiots and drinking and driving. Don’t be stupid, the internet needs you. I need you.

So make of a note of this campaign before you get your holiday drank on – Dial Direct is launching an offering consumers two cab rides per month for only R20 with their Designated Driver Assist product. Sounds like a pretty good deal to me.

R20 is the only thing standing in the way of you and these delicious Superhero style cocktails…

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So the next time you think about spending your last twenty bucks on a boerie roll or a coke, just remember that the best decision you can make these holidays – besides drinking a ‘Captain America’ themed cocktail – is one made in advance. One that will save your life, and possibly those around you.

Don’t be a silly Superhero, be smart. Chat to Dial Direct by clicking on the banner below.


That’s all i have for you today.

I’m outta here kids.


Face paint for adults – LOVE THIS

This guy could paint faces at my party. Except he’d have to cover his own flights from Moscow cause that sh*t ain’t cheap. Well played Alexander Khokhlov.

Love the Angry Beards ones, total winners.

More of his work can be found HERE.

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Hammock Cafes – Probably The Best Thing About Japan

This might not be that relevant for a geek blog but i’m posting it because it’s exactly where i feel like being right about now. Cafes are a great place to have a hipster coffee, chat with friends, and chill out. Imagine you could do all of that in your favorite cafe whilst ON a hammock. WIN.

I think @MegPascoe needs to have a look at this business model. Hey? I could chill here…

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Via Kotaku

New THOR Action Figure from Hot Toys

Thor was on of the most anticipated Marvel movies this year, you South Africans went mad for those golden locks last month when he made his way on to our big screens.

To celebrate the launch of the epic Thor sequel, Hot Toys is proud to present the new 1/6th scale Thor (Light Asgardian Armor Version) Collectible Figure. We all know Hot Toys makes the coolest action figures around so it’s amazing, obviously. Super expensive but amazing 😉

Only available in certain countries though, have any of you tried to order him yet?

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The 1/6th scale Thor (Light Asgardian Armor Version) Collectible Figure specially features:

– Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Thor: The Dark World
– Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed wrinkles, skin texture and beard
– Blonde hair sculpture
– Newly developed muscular body with over 30 points of articulations and seamless elbow joints
– Approximately 32 cm tall
– Four (4) pair of interchangeable palms including:
– One (1) pair of fists
– One (1) pair of relaxed palms
– One (1) pair of open palms
– One (1) pair for holding Mjolnir
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted

– One (1) red-colored cape
– One (1) upper body armor with metal-colored circle plates
– One (1) pair of black and metal-colored colored forearm armor
– One (1) pair of black pants with patterned design on sides
– One (1) pair of black and metal-colored boots

– One (1) authentic metal Mjolnir with patterned holder and leather-like strap at the end

– Rocky ground diorama base with Thor nameplate and the movie logo

More info HERE.

Do you love Bacon? Of course you do…

If you love bacon then i have a gift for you. Not a real, tactile gift but a visual gift that you could go and purchase for under R200 on Amazon. Shipping might be a problem though as they don’t ship to SA. Bleh. This bacon calendar is still cool even if you don’t buy it so i thought i’d share, i could do without the picture of the actual pig though.

I’ve been on diet for the last three weeks. I still eat bacon though. No one gives up bacon, that would be absurd. I-Love-Bacon-Calendar


You’re welcome.


It was only a matter of time – Honest Trailer for Man Of Steel

These honest trailers by Screen Junkies have taken the internet by storm over the last few years. Would love to meet the guys that put these together, i think we would get along 😉

After loads of requests, they’ve gone and made an honest trailer for Man Of Steel. Watch this. Watch it RIGHT NOW.

Now get back to work 😉

Christmas has arrived early – we’re giving away another Hot Wheels car!

Hello pretty people. Thanks for visiting today :)

You picked the right day to join us over here at – we’re giving away a Hot Wheels car again. I have two on my desk and (if we’re being honest) i play with them daily. It’s a great distraction when you’re on hold or just when you’re procrastinating in general. Hot Wheels are right up there in my list of things that i want but never really buy for myself.PROJECT-MAYHEM-LOGO

If you are the same as me then it’s your lucky day! Our friends over at PROJECT MAYHEM have decided to sponsor another giveaway for us. Whoohoo! If you buy your toys and comics online please check their site out, they have great prices and that small biz service you can’t find anywhere else.

So, what can you win today? One of these three Hot Wheels cars is up for grabs…


Let’s get down to to details.

First you have to follow us on Twitter (@KirstyCarrot and @ProjectMayhemSA).

Next you have to choose which one of these 1:64 inch Hot Wheels cars you want to win, you cant only pick one so select carefully 😉 Then you have to go to that car below and click the Tweet button. Easy as that.

1. If you want to win this Arkham Asylum Batmobile (1:64) hit Tweet button below:



2. If you want to win this Flintstones Flintmobile (1:64) hit Tweet button below:



3. If you want to win this 1970 Dodge Charger from Fast & Furious (1:64) hit Tweet button below:



Get entering people and don’t forget to follow us too :)

Good luck!

Geeky Christmas Ornaments

Ok i know it’s too soon to start posting about Christmas but i found these tree ornaments and if i don’t post them now i’ll forget. So just go with it, embrace this nerdy Christmas post because you might not get another one.

In my house we don’t usually have a Christmas tree, but this made me think twice about that. If my tree could be filled with ornaments like these then i might consider one this year. Could be like a whole little project to find ornaments, or even paint your own?

Check out the Christmas tree geekery…

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