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April Nerd Block Unboxing


Talk about a turn around.

Earlier this month, I did a review of my March Nerd Block Box. It was…well…okay. I loved some items and meanwhile tucked others away in a closet.


Yesterday the April Nerd Block plopped onto my porch. I was excited and curious to see what was in it. This time, I was not disappointed.

For starters, this month’s t-shirt was not available in my size, so the good folks at Nerd Block sent me TWO other shirts in my size! I received a Star Wars t-shirt and a Deadpool t-shirt (which I am ECSTATIC to receive). For those new to the Legendarium universe, check out the Deadpool movie review that I did back in February. Honestly, I would have preferred these over this month’s t-shirt anyway.  ANY article of clothing with Deadpool on it ranks high in my book. I have a deep affection for nerdy t-shirts, so receiving two in my box was a special surprise.


Chimichangas anyone?

Additionally, I received a Doctor Who David Tennant bobblehead. Perfection.


Wibbly Wobbley Timey Wimey Heartthrob

I also received a Firefly action figure of Kaylee Frye. Now don’t start throwing vegetables at me, but I have never watched Firefly (*GASP*) although many of my friends insist that I will love it. After I finish catching up on Game of Thrones, Girls, The Flash, and Poldark, I will check it out (hey, I’m a busy gal!).


I also received a Mad Max Fury Road comic #1 exclusive Nerd Block edition.


and some swwweeeeeet Star Wars ankle socks!


Turns out, these were the socks you’re looking for

Speaking of Star Wars, the box also had a neat projector pen. You press a button on the side of the barrel and it shoots a storm trooper on your wall. I’m a pen aficionado so I think it’s pretty nifty!


Finally, I got a cute ET magnet.


Speak and Spell: helping aliens communicate since 1982

Overall, I am incredibly pleased with this month’s Nerd Block. Two shirts, a David Tennant (*swoon*) bobblehead, and a sundry of nerdy things. It was a great month for subscribers.

Next month promises to be even better. May’s box promises to focus on Star Wars, Star Trek (with a nod to Leonard Nimoy), The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, as well as something associated with Ray Bradbury. RAY FREAKIN’ BRADBURY. I am obsessed with Bradbury. The worst part is that I have to wait another month before it arrives, but I’m sure it will be the best box yet. I cannot wait.

To sign up for Nerd Block, visit here. Make sure to select the “Sci-Fi” box, as there are several to choose from. If you sign up before May 15, you get a free t-shirt.

About Crystal Hurd

Crystal is a writer, poet, reader, and public school educator from Virginia. She is happily married with three beautiful Terriers (adopted from local shelters). Her dissertation explored the leadership of C.S Lewis with postdoctoral work focusing on the leadership roles of artists. An unapologetic book nerd, Crystal loves to read and research works involving faith, literature, art, and leadership. She also possesses a deep, unrelenting interest in all things European, especially Doctor Who. You can read her weekly thoughts on her webpage/blog, friend her on Facebook, (Crystal Sullivan Hurd) and follow her on Twitter: @DoctorHurd and @hurdofficial.

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