Black Phoenix Battles Gamer Funk

Black Phoenix RPG perfumes

Now we all know that nerd stereotypes are mostly wrong. Most nerds are not living in their mom’s basements living an isolated lifestyle of video games, Star Trek marathons, and no contact with the vagina. We all know plenty of geeks who have their own homes, watch other television shows, and not only have sex–but even have children. But those who do fit the stereotype are out there. Since we are fast approaching the geek orgy that is DragonCon, we need to address another stereotype: the smelly gamer.

We all make jokes about the con goers who seem to radiate a sentient cloud of foul body odor. We all know about bringing a gas mask into the Gaming Room. We all bitch and moan about your inability to take a shower. Now, I can hear the gamers say that they don’t smell or that do know what soap is and how to use it. The problem is that not smelling will not fix your bad reputation. You must replace the common perception of smelly badly by smelling well. Lucky for you, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab is here to help you.

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Headsup: Bringing Justice, Solving Crimes and Staking the Occasional Vampire

There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take you through recent releases so you can make up your mind. If you find the info here to be of use, do us a favor and purchase stuff from Amazon through us. Especially if you were going to buy the stuff anyway. That gives us kickbacks, which help pay for things. Like the server. And coffee. And therapy. We thank you.

Spy Kids Blu-Ray
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Blu-Ray
Spy Kids 3: Game Over Blu-Ray

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Need Coffee… Now Has Coffee

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Coffee Thumbs Up

This is a sign of coffee approval, not a surreal attempt at hitchhiking.

Update: Please note: last call. The window for ordering coffee for pickup at the Con closes at 11:59PM EST, Tuesday, August 16th.

When we first snagged this URL around thirteen years ago, I started getting the question. It is the number one question I am asked once I tell people the name of the site. “Oh, so you sell coffee?” And my answer has always been…no. No, we don’t sell coffee. We’re a pop culture website. We are just coffee enthusiasts.

If you’ve been listening to Weekend Justice recently, you know that we have plans now to change that. And it begins here. We are officially selling Need Coffee-branded coffee beginning…oh, about five seconds ago.

And, hey if you like generic, supermarket-brand coffee then…sorry. We can’t help you with that. Because our stuff is premium. We looked far and wide to find something that we would be happy to stick our name on. And I think you’ll be pleased with the results. Our initial blend is certified organic, Rainforest Alliance fair trade, shade-grown dark roasted coffee from Colombia. It’ll have been roasted as close to the Con as we can and still get it there.

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Headsup: People With Swords Plus Lizards With Guns

There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take you through recent releases so you can make up your mind. If you find the info here to be of use, do us a favor and purchase stuff from Amazon through us. Especially if you were going to buy the stuff anyway. That gives us kickbacks, which help pay for things. Like the server. And coffee. And therapy. We thank you.

Melrose Place: Sixth Season, Vol. 2 DVD
Top Gear US: The Complete First Season DVD
White Collar Season 2 DVD

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Threadless: Because Sometimes You Just Need a Machine That Eats Ghosts

Ghost Eater 1 from Threadless

The latest update from Threadless brings us lots of cool stuff, that we felt compelled to tell you about. This stemmed from me posting to Twitter the utterly creepy and wrong Cronenberg-on-crack “Manus Creatura” by Stuart Colebrook. This week they also have the celebratory hot rods and zombies mayhem of “Undead Joyride” by Kevin Ang (which is sadly–for my tastes, anyway–a huge design and very, very red). And for people who like to try monstrous experimentation, we recommend the cute “Monstrous Chemistry” by Tiffany Pankratz.

However, I think the prize goes for “Ghost Eater 1” by Forent Bocognani (pictured) in which scientists and mechanics appear to be putting together a giant steampunk Pac-Man. Why? Are mechanical ghosts running rampant through the land? Is there a huge crop of strange dots that needs to be consumed by something? Do I ask rhetorical questions due to an offset in my self-medication regime? Whatever. We dig it.

The only deal they have going at the moment is any state gets free shipping if you spend $60 or more. So there’s that. Find more stuff here. Enjoy.
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Headsup: Of Cowboys, Killers and Karloff

There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take you through recent releases so you can make up your mind. If you find the info here to be of use, do us a favor and purchase stuff from Amazon through us. Especially if you were going to buy the stuff anyway. That gives us kickbacks, which help pay for things. Like the server. And coffee. And therapy. We thank you.

Burn Notice Season 4 DVD
Entourage Season 7 DVD
ER Final Season 15 DVD

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