Maria Boggan
Maria Boggan
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Maria is a Senior Writer for Nerd News. She has a Master’s Degree in Special Education, with a certification in Autism and early childhood development. She has a love of cosplay, makeup EFX, and art. Greg Nicotero is her spirit animal.

The Walking Dead stuntman, John Bernecker Dies

AMC’s The Walking Dead has halted season 8 production after stuntman John Bernecker was seriously injured. Bernecker was on the Alanta set on Wednesday according to Variety. Bernecker fell more than 20 feet onto a concrete floor sustaining severe head…

Star Wars’ Beloved R2-D2 fetches $2.75 Million at Auction

The Star Wars universe is vast and rapidly growing.  So why not a better time than now to sell off a complete R2-D2 unit which was assembled from components from the original “Star Wars” trilogy with a little mixed in…

Boost Your Immunity with Beer… Yes, please!

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have filed for patents for a brewing technique that incorporates probiotics into a sour beer that may boost immunity and improve gut health. “The health benefits of probiotics are well known,” Chan…

Ron Howard to Han Solo’s Rescue!

Since our last article about the standalone Han Solo movie, we were speculating who the new director would be to take over after Phil Lord and Chris Miller were essentially fired over creative differences. Ron Howard has stepped up to…

TV’s Batman Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West was best known for his role as Batman on the popular 1960s television series. West passed away Friday night in Los Angeles surrounded by his family and loved ones after a short battle with leukemia, a family spokeperson…

George “The Animal” Steele Passes Away

WWE Hall of Famer William James Myers  better known as George “The Animal” Steele has passed away at the age of 79. Steele’s trademark green tongue, hairy wrestling bod, and unexpected heel antics made him a crowd favorite. Steele had…

Period Panties…These Undies Are Awesome

If you’re looking for a nerdy girl gift, look no further! Period panties are comfy fun undies that bring comfort and a comedic twist to your downtown. They come in a wide variety of colorful briefs and boyshorts and several…

Shirt Block by Nerd Block Review

Rob and I recently got to unbox a Shirt Block by Nerd Block. Shirt Block is a monthly subscription box that sends out Pop Culture themed T-Shirts within each box monthly. The box contains 5 random shirts, and runs $29.99…

Phoenix Comic Con Can Now Charge You To Volunteer

Changes are headed to Phoenix Comic con this year.  The large volunteer community needed to help make the convention run smoothly will now have to join a non-profit social club before being considered for a volunteer position.  According to Matthew…

Cards Against Humanity Wants You To Donate To Their Holiday Hole

Cards Against Humanity apparently loves to troll us for the holidays.  Just in time for the beginning of the Holiday shopping season, Cards Against Humanity is digging a ginormous hole in the earth and properly naming it the ‘Holiday Hole.’…