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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Rock: KISS MINI Coopers on Tour / Auction

I thought this was just a kick-ass poster. But they’re actually auctioning these KISS-covered Countryman MINIs. And you can order custom KISS wraps for your own MINI. Kick-ass!

Now if they only made Gene Simmons Bloody Tongue Car Fresheners to hang on your mirror, we’d be in business. Though I’d settle for a special KISS Kat seat.

On May 29th the autographed KISS MINIs See the rest »


Venture Bros: Original Storyboards from Season 3 on eBay

eBay how I love thee. You provide TRON Light Cyclesbearded mannequin heads, even original Warriors vests to the needy fortunate. And now, you offer up original storyboards from The Venture Bros. Season 3. It’s enough to make the Doc choke on his own excitement.

Bid on storyboards featuring Hank & Dean, the MonarchDoc Venture, and one with Billy, Brock, and Hunter.

Auctions too high? Try perusing the Venture Bros. Christmas Catalog.

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Cool: Fraternal Fist Bump, Circa 1890s
Freebie: The Venture Bros. Skull Patch and Game are Go!
Mashup: Double Rainbow Connection by James Urbaniak
Venture Bros: Action Figures and Season 4.5 Trailer
Bid: Tron Light Cycle on eBay
Bid: Warriors, Come Out to eBayyyyyyyy
Give Back: Cannondale x Mike Giant Graffiti Bike on eBay
Beardo: Vintage Wax Mannequin Head Circa 1930


Bid: Tron Light Cycle on eBay

Imagine pullin’ up to the arcade in this bad boy. A real, driveable Tron Light Cycle. See the rest »


Bid: Warriors, Come Out to eBayyyyyyyy

The O.G. Warriors “colors” patch used in the 1979 Walter Hill classic is up for auction on eBay. Supposedly from the film’s Prop Master. Only three days left. Too bad it’s $75. Check it out.

BONUS: Rembrandt‘s original vest on auction at Julien’s in June »

Can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched The Warriors. But I can tell you I’ve watched it twice in French.

Unfortunately, the remake is still a go. The latest is that Tony Scott is directing for MTV Films, only it’s going to be set in LA instead of NYC. IMDB says 2011. We’ll see.

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Give Back: Cannondale x Mike Giant Graffiti Bike on eBay

Here’s the details on this Cannondale x Mike Giant bike up for auction on eBay:


  • Hand-painted by Mike Giant
  • ‘Nuff said


  • Frame/Fork – SuperSix HI MOD
  • Drivetrain – Shimano Di2
  • Wheels – Shimano Dura Ace carbon 50mm (with custom Mike Giant Bahati decals)
  • Handlebars – PRO Vibe 7S
  • Stem/Seatpost – PRO Vibe
  • Saddle – Fizik Aliante
  • Tires – Continental Grand Prix 4000


Bid on this bike and 100% of proceeds go to the Bahati Foundation which supports SoCal inner-city and underserved communities through coaching, education, and mentoring. While the foundation is largely education-centric, they also do cycling outreach as founder Rahsaan Bahati is a champion cyclist. Hence the bike. Learn more at BahatiFoundation.org »

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Beardo: Vintage Wax Mannequin Head Circa 1930

That beard’s real human hair, folks. Not beard hair. Just … best not to think about what part it’s from.

Melissa spotted this vintage, glass-eyed, wax mannequin head on eBay. This second it’s at $599 and has two more days. Don’t sleep!

Time Lapse: My Hairy Commute / Readying For Whiskerino
WTF: Male Genitalia-Shaped Cashew on Craigslist
Adv: Japanese Banana Man Spot Will Creep You The F Out
Video: Creepy Raccoon Hand
Ongoing: A Collection of Facial Hair Collections