Petco has been releasing adorably geeky toys for pets for a few years now so it was no surprise that they also had some new items to add to their shop this Force Friday. The collection included rope tug toys and wobble toy for cats, but we're hoping that closer to Halloween they'll add some more of those cute costumes from previous collections! The new Force Friday merchandise can be found on the Petco website.
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Han Cholo is a jewelry company who has released an incredible beautiful line of Star Wars merchandise. Their newest piece is the BB-8 necklace which debuted on Force Friday and it's absolutely gorgeous. Prices range depending on which type of metal you choose (some pieces including BB-8 are even upwards of $300). We're really digging their rings! You can buy each piece on the Han Cholo website.
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Build-A-Bear has added Star Wars plushes to their limited edition collection and they're super adorable. You can have your choice of a logo bear, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, an Ewok, Princess Leia and Han Solo. There's also a collection of accessories including lightsabers, sounds, weapons, and Star Wars t-shirts you can add to other bears if you prefer to dress up the bear a you already own. Everything can be purchased on the Build-A-Bear website.
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One of the shows we're most looking forward to this Fall is the horror comedy hybrid Scream Queens created by Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Glee). The show stars Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Glen Powell, Abigail Breslin, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Jonas and Ariana Grande although not everyone makes a cameo in the theme sequence. The series premieres on Tuesday September 22nd at 8 PM on FOX with a special 2-hour first episode.
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Merry Christmas Whovians! Today we learned that Alex Kingston who plays the beloved River Song will be returning toDoctor Who for the annual Christmas special. We cannot wait to see how she'll interact with Capaldi. Something tells us the dynamic will be a little different than it was with Smith. The special begins filming this week and it's being directed by Douglas Mackinnon with a script by Steven Moffat. As always, the episode is scheduled to air on Christmas Day on BBC America. So Tell Me More!
One of the best things about October (besides pumpkin spice lattes) is the season leading up to Halloween when ABC Family hosts their annual movie marathon 2015 is the 17th year!). They've just released this years schedule and it looks like we'll be exercising the record button on our DVR's! The event begins on Monday October 19th kicking things off with both Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films (!) and continues through Halloween which falls on a Saturday this year! Score!
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We have a treat for iZombie fans! The CW has just released a new trailer for the upcoming second season of the show, which will premiere on October 6th.
iZombie features Rose McIver as Liv Moore, a promising medical resident who has her life turned upside down after being turned into a zombie. Liv leaves her residency for a new job in the coroner's office where she has access to the brains she must eat to stay alive. The only problem is that after she consumes the brains, she's left with Tell Me More!
After ages of waiting for more Disney x Sephora eyeshadow palettes, the pair surprised us with another collaboration but this time it's in the form of compacts. I'm particularly loving the Belle one (no surprise there!) but each of them is gorgeous! The compacts go on sale on Sephora.com on September 15th and they'll be retailing for $32 each. If you're lucky enough to live near the Anaheim Disney, you can also pick them up in Downtown Disney! Photos were released on instagram.
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Remember that amazing Lord of the Rings PEZ dispenser set from a couple of years ago? Well, PEZ is coming back with a similar looking limited edition collection but this time they'll be based on Harry Potter characters! The set will be released before the end of 2015 (the perfect item to add to your holiday wish list!) and you can check out the special packaging below. Characters include full size versions of Dumbledore, Hagrd and Voldemort and half sized version of Harry, Ron and Hermione. Tell Me More!
Nerd Out is a new App created by Elle of Your Friend Elle for iOS and Android. It allows us nerds to be much more organized in our event planning which is basically a godsend because we all know how many conventions there are and no matter how often you stalk the dates online there always seems to be one right near you that causes you to wail "HOW DID I MISS THIS?!" Nerd Out tracks geeky events taking place in your area and also allows you to set reminders for things you're planning on attending. Tell Me More!