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Star Wars TIE Fighter Pilot Tribute Cocktail: Mai TIE

Raise a glass to the unsung heroes of the Imperial Forces, the TIE Fighter Pilots, with this interesting twist on the strong and classic Mai Tai cocktail. The Mai Tai is a polynesian style drink revived during the Tiki Bar craze … Continue reading

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Star Trek Tribute Noms: Cargo Bay Biscuits

Back in the day, we Geeks and Nerds didn’t have easy access to geek tribute items through the internet and awesome geek-centric websites like Thinkgeek.com. We found what we were looking for at geek conventions, through mail order catalogs, or … Continue reading

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Alien Resurrection Tribute Cocktail: The Betty

This tribute cocktail is brought to you by Kokomoka from Citizen Azeroth, a World of Warcraft podcast with his wife Renata Kane, a former co-host of World of Warcast. Some of you may know Koko as Cryler, the name he was referred to … Continue reading

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Hacker Tribute Cocktail: The Black Hat Cocktail

While the definitions of Hacker and Cracker are disagreed upon even within their own community, the public at large seems to think all hackers are evil criminals. The truth is the activity of hacking is way more chaotic neutral than … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Playdate My Avatar? Baby Codex’s Staff

No Baby Codex costume is complete without a baby sized Cleric staff. I made a few significant modifications to the materials and construction The Guild prop maker Greg Aronowitz used to make Felicia’s staff so Baby Codex’s would be more baby-friendly in size, … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Playdate My Avatar? Introducing Baby Codex!

Baby Codex Version 2.0 at Dragon*Con 2011 The Nerdista really enjoys the web series The Guild about online gamers written by and starring uber renaissance nerd Felicia Day. If you’ve never watched The Guild, then you’re missing the web series that defined the whole … Continue reading

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Tribute Cocktail: The Steve Jobs Appletini

Steve Jobs 1955-2011 This simple tribute to the man who touched and changed so many lives is a Steve Jobs’ asthetic version of the Appletini. This version utilizes completely clear ingredients devoid of color and is served simply and elegantly … Continue reading

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Star Wars Imperial Belt

One of the fun things about deciding to build a movie accurate costume is it can open the door for you to work with new materials. Not only will you learn new skills, you’ll be required to execute them well. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Tribute Cocktail: Sonic Screwdriver #9

The Doctor of Doctor Who rarely travels anywhere in the universe without two things: his TARDIS and his Sonic Screwdriver. One gets him where he needs to go and the other does everything else. What more fitting tribute for The … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Tribute Cocktail: The Deathly Hallows

[WARNING: This post contains mild SPOILERS for those who have not read the last Harry Potter book. If you’ve seen the second-to-last movie, you’ll be fine. Enjoy!] J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows has its very own Inception … Continue reading

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