To celebrate Star Wars day, we’ve teamed up with TeePublic to give away five Star Wars-inspired shirts from their collection to lucky readers!
Head after the break for all the details on how to enter…
Breaking Bad fans may soon be able to go to a real Los Pollos Hermanos for some fried chicken. Show creator Vince Gilligan recently did a Reddit AMA and dropped the news:
Believe it or not… there is talk of a Pollos Hermanos becoming a real restaurant. This is not an idea that I generated personally. But it’s one that’s been presented to me, through the good folks at Sony, and the idea came to them from a businessman who has an interest in doing just that.
Speaking for myself, I’d love to see that happen!
Albequerque’s seeing a tourist boom thanks to Breaking Bad. Perhaps this will take some heat off the owners of Walter White’s house.
Loot Crate has unveiled the theme for May 2015 and, not surprisingly, it ties in nicely with the release of Avengers: Age Of Ultron. The theme is “Unite” and it is described thusly:
Two heads are better than one. There’s strength in numbers. And there’s no “I” in “Loot Crate.” This month theme all about amazing teams –– and we are calling on all Looters to Unite! Whether you’re traveling to alternate dimensions or through the universe, battling dastardly supervillains or just trying to capture a flag, it’s always better to have a group of like-minded individuals on your side to help you reach your goals … and an exclusive t-shirt couldn’t hurt! To celebrate all the ways that teams Unite, we’ve got amazing exclusives from Marvel’s Avengers, Power Rangers, Bravest Warriors, Valve’s Team Fortress and Rick and Morty.
Sounds good to us. If you’re interested in jumping in to a Loot Crate subscription with “Unite”, you can get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDALICIOUS” at checkout.
And don’t forget that one lucky Looter will get the Mega Crate for May on their doorstep! See what amazing (and expensive) surprises await inside that prize box after the break…
Because your Frappuccino isn’t sweet enough already, you’ll now be able to enjoy it through a cookie straw. Starbucks has just introduced the “rolled sweet wafer biscuit lined with rich chocolate ganache” at stores in the US and Canada. You can add one to your order for $.95.
Needless to say, this sort of thing won’t help Starbucks in its quest to be taken seriously in the coffee world. Maybe they should convert to a milkshake shop that just happens to sell coffee.
There’s danger in every bag of Doritos Roulette. Most of the chips are nacho cheese flavored, but one in every six chips is described by Frito-Lay Senior Marketing Director Jeff Klein as “melt-your-face” hot.
Doritos Roulette was first rolled out in Canada and Mexico but will be available in the U.S. for the next 12 weeks. You can follow the marketing campaign on Twitter at #DoritosRoulette for a chance to win prizes.
Check out the video after the break.
Cadbury UK has teamed up with food artist Prudence Staite to create 50 limited edition “Cadbury Dairy Milk Spectacular 7″ bars that will offer seven different Cadbury flavors under one wrapper. In addition to the original Dairy Milk, the bars will feature Oreo, Caramel, Whole Nut, Fruit & Nut, Turkish Delight and Daim bar fillings – each arranged by row so they can be savored as your taste buds demand.
In order to obtain one of these rare bars, interested parties are asked to keep an eye on Cadbury UK’s Twitter feed, which will eventually post the pertinent details. Unfortunately, those in the states will apparently be left out of the offer due to a deal between Hershey’s and Let’s Buy British Imports that ended the import of Cadbury chocolates made overseas.
Chipotle investors recently learned in an earnings call that the chain will commence a delivery service after signing a deal with the Postmates start-up. The company promises deliveries in 60 minutes or less and revealed that they delivered $500,000 worth of Chipotle orders even before an official deal had been inked.
However, there are some drawbacks with the service, including the fact that Postmates currently operates on only 67 markets. There’s also the hefty fee (said to exceed $11) that will be added to your order.
Currently, it is unknown if an official deal will result in lower delivery fees, but we assume that many won’t care, as they were completely sold with the phrase “burrito delivery”.
We have a shirt store full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14 through Sunday, April 19th at 11:59 pm EST.
Tank tops, crewnecks and hoodies are also on sale for $18, $30 and $35 respectively.
We also have lots of new designs in the store, so head on over and grab your favorites at a discount while you still can!
The latest Frappuccino flavor will hit Starbucks on April 28th and will only be around for a limited time. The S’mores Frappuccino will feature marshmallow-infused whipped cream, milk chocolate sauce, and a blend of graham, coffee, milk and ice. It will be topped with more of that marshmallow whipped cream and some crumbled graham crackers.
If you would like to try one, the best time to go would be between the hours of 3 and 5pm May 1st though May 10th during their Happy Hour promotion. All Frap flavors are half off during that time.
This hunky hero is the magnificent confection of master cake maker Ant Roman of Nerdache Cakes. Her Star-Lord cake inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy has an amazing amount of detail.
We’ve featured Nerdache Cakes many times in the past, which is why we’re excited about her Kickstarter project. The goal is to open a “Nerdache Cakes Bakery + Café” where patrons can enjoy “level-up inducing treats that are decadent, fun, and a nod to your favorite icons in pop culture nerd-ery”.
Check out her project video along with more Star-Lord cake pics after the break.