- Giveaway: Every month until the January 8, 2013 release of A Memory of Light (Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson), Tor will be offering a chance to win a copy of The Eye of the World, the book that kicked off The Wheel of Time series. The current contest ends June 22, 2012.
- More Wheel of Time giveaways: An advance copy of The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel (deadline June 8, 2012), a boxed set of WOT books #1-3 (deadline June 8, 2012), New Spring: The Graphic Novel (deadline June 8, 2012). Open to U.S. residents only.
- Are you looking forward to the upcoming film adaptation of The Hobbit? If so, you might enjoy the just-released aerial photos of the Shire — the set of the upcoming movie.
- Star Wars fans: How about a Millennium Falcon guitar with light and sound?
- Speaking of guitars, here’s a bass guitar fashioned from a Commodore 64 console.
- More Star Wars: Full sleeve tattoos with Star Wars characters and scenes. Such artwork!
- Geek humor: From time to time, highway alert signs get hacked, right? I wonder how many people driving by this one would get the Doctor Who reference?
- Are you in the market for a new pair of Vans? For only $195 you can get a pair of these hand-painted Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess sneakers.
Here’s a fun little video clip. A radio station in the U.K. asked Thor (Actor Chris Hemsworth) to participate in a little thing they do from time to time, bringing the listeners some kind of bad news. Here is Chris’ impromptu response. (The site where I found this clip also put up a couple of pictures from the Avengers’ movie set with unique captions worth mentioning.
Have a great weekend!