There’s a ton of great collectible merchandise out there for fans of sci-fi, comics, and fantasy. While they’re not all perfect, most of the merchandising tie-ins are at least somewhat logical these days. And then there’s stuff like this.
Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of fun and inspired Christmas trees based on video games, science fiction and other pop culture memes. So I figured that this holiday season, I’d put together a compilation of some of my favorites of all time.
The best part of waking up is coffee in my cup… and a made-from-scratch feast to carbo-load like the Hulk. Luckily, the breakfast of champions now gets a superhero boost with the Avengers 4-Slice Waffle Maker which invites Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor to your dining table.
You know the old saying “roll your dice, move your mice?” Well what if that went something like “roll your ducks, move your mice?” I don’t think that rolls off the tongue quite so easily. Still, if you get these D20 dice, that’s exactly what you’ll be rolling..
When Rick Sanchez first turned himself into a pickle, things didn’t go very well. But eventually, when he put his immobile body into a rat-based exoskeleton, at least he was able to get himself around. Now you can enjoy the flavor of Pickle Rick in your very own mouth, courtesy of Pringles.
Microsoft Excel has long been one of the most popular pieces of business software, and is used by pretty much every company on the planet to create spreadsheets, databases, charts, tables, and financial models. It also can be used to play video games.
It seems as if no matter how hard I try, there’s always dust on every smooth surface in my house. Perhaps it’s all the dander that my two dogs kick up, or maybe the same thing happens to everyone, pets or no pets.
There’s something about the cratered surface of our moon that gives it such a wonderful appearance as the sun reflects off of it in the night sky. Now you can experience that wonder every day – whether or not it’s cloudy outside – with this nifty Levitating Moon Desk Lamp.
Are you ready, kids? SpongeBob loves his popcorn, and now you can, too, with the official SpongeBob Popcorn Popper. In just five minutes, it’s ready: six cups of fresh popcorn popped right inside the head of the world’s favorite cartoon sea creature.
Do you have trouble getting to sleep? No luck with Melatonin or Ambien? Well, here’s something that will surely get you some shut-eye – a gigantic Snorlax sleep lounger.
Created lovingly by Knot Again by Amina, this handmade Snorlax bed (aka the “Sleeping Monster”) is sure to lull to sleep anyone who dares to lay on its inviting and rotund belly.
Apple’s AirPods earphones just recently got a big upgrade with the release of the AirPods Pro. But if you still have a regular set of AirPods, here’s a fun way to transform its nondescript white charging case into something a bit more eyecatching and fun.
They tell kids they shouldn’t put toys in their mouths, but even I, a full-grown adult, would have a hard time resisting that with these plush toys that look like Lunchables.
Yummy World’s delightfully silly plush YumYumables are soft, squeezy, and the most adorable thing you’ll see today.
Unless you’re talking about a Keytar, most guitars are played using strings and frets. But this unique electronic instrument has neither of those. Instead, it’s played using a barcode scanner.
Maker James Bruton built this unusual electronic guitar that’s covered with barcodes on its four necks.
There’s something immensely satisfying about housing one of the kitchen’s simplest tools inside a compact model of one of the most complex and diabolical weapons in the history of the sci-fi universe. This 2-slice Death Star toaster from Pangea Brands is a must-have for any fan of Star Wars and the most important meal of the day.